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  • HIT PICK

    published November 15, 1995

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club and Smokin' Uncle Rumley and the Pork-Boilin' Po' Boys, Thursday, November 16, at the Bluebird Theater, are a one-two... More >>

  • ALTERNATIVE TO WHAT?

    published November 15, 1995

    The changing nature of rock and roll is mirrored by shifts in its lexicon, and no term associated with the genre exemplifies this characteristic... More >>

  • HIT PICK

    published November 8, 1995

    Jux County, with Jonny Rocket, Friday, November 10, at the Bluebird Theater, stars Andy Monley, a performer who understands how the rock-music... More >>

  • MERCURY RISING

    published November 8, 1995

    The last time Mercury Rev guitarist Jonathan Donahue saw Denver, it was in the rear-view mirror of a bus speeding out of town. Flash back to... More >>

  • YOUNG, GIFTED AND BROWN

    published November 1, 1995

    "A lot of motherfuckers are like me--they listen to old shit," says the 21-year-old soulster who calls himself D'Angelo. "That's my music, those... More >>

  • FEELING BJORKYWHAT THE HELL IS THAT ZANY BJORK SAYING NOW?

    published November 1, 1995

    Bjork Gudmundsdottir insists that she has her down moments, but her claim is unconvincing. After all, she makes this statement from an airport in... More >>

  • HIT PICK

    published November 1, 1995

    Hazel Miller, Saturday, November 4, at the Beacon Grill, may look like somebody's kindly aunt in this photograph, but put a microphone in her... More >>

  • CRITIC'S CHOICE

    published November 1, 1995

    Supersuckers, opening for White Zombie and the Toadies, Thursday, November 2, at McNichols Arena, began making tuneful, relentless punk rock back... More >>

  • Slacking Off

    published November 1, 1995

    Mainstream producers revile young auteurs. Sure, a certain prestige is conferred upon those who work with a Gus Van Sant or a Steven Soderbergh,... More >>

  • OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

    published October 25, 1995

    Yeah, every performer with vocal chords and half a clue talks about artistic integrity--about making music that quenches his or her creative... More >>

  • CRITIC'S CHOICE

    published October 25, 1995

    Spiritualized, Wednesday, October 25, at the Mercury Cafe, works in textures: oscillating notes or aural phrases piled atop each other or blended... More >>

  • HIT PICK

    published October 25, 1995

    Little Fyodor and Babushka, with the Wryeteous Py Bayk Jammbory, Saturday, October 28, at Penny Lane in Boulder, were nominees for this year's... More >>

  • GOING STRAIT

    published October 25, 1995

    Until his band began receiving attention, Danny Amis, songwriter and lead guitarist for rock instrumentalists Los Straitjackets, worked as a stage... More >>

  • SO YOU WANT TO BE WITH THE BAND?

    published October 25, 1995

    If you really want to frighten the hell out of Mr. Dalvin, one of the four youthful, testosterone-spewing love machines in the R&B steamroller... More >>

  • HIT PICK

    published October 18, 1995

    The Reejers, with Baldo Rex, Wednesday, October 18, at the Fox Theatre, had the poor manners to leave their Boulder home for Chicago--but the... More >>

  • A GLASS ACT

    published October 18, 1995

    As composer Philip Glass holds a phone to his ear on one level of his spacious New York City home, a film crew from the Bravo cable network is... More >>

  • PLAYLIST

    published October 11, 1995

    Barry Black Barry Black (Alias) Even those of you familiar with the odd pop games played by the Archers of Loaf may be taken aback by... More >>

  • DEAN-AGE FAN CLUB

    published October 11, 1995

    In the biography Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams, by Nick Tosches, Dean Martin comes across as far more than comedian Jerry... More >>

  • HIT PICK

    published October 11, 1995

    The Ginger Baker Quartet, Saturday, October 14, at the National Western Events Center (call 337-1731 for more information), is a fine foursome:... More >>

  • CRITIC'S CHOICE

    published October 11, 1995

    David Bowie, with Nine Inch Nails and Prick, Monday, October 16, at McNichols Arena, has managed to hang on to plenty of credibility for a guy... More >>

  • OUR MOTOWN

    published October 11, 1995

    Prior to the early Seventies, the struggle for power between record companies and artists wasn't much of a contest. Because imprints held the... More >>

  • SOUL SURVIVOR

    published October 4, 1995

    There are certain things Dave Pirner, the singer, songwriter and cover boy for Soul Asylum, would prefer not to discuss, especially at such an... More >>

  • POLLY JEAN, GIANT

    published October 4, 1995

    One thing you cannot call the onstage version of Polly Jean Harvey is shy. Easily one of the most inspiring musical artists to emerge in the... More >>

  • PLAYLIST

    published September 27, 1995

    Brian Wilson I Just Wasn't Made for These Times (MCA) In his liner notes, producer Don Was writes, "When we started to mess around in... More >>

  • FOLLOW THE LEADER

    published September 27, 1995

    Keith Elam has a healthy sense of self-esteem. A man confident enough about his skills with a microphone to call himself GURU (an acronym for... More >>

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