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  • The Message

    published June 3, 2004

    According to Westword's Best of Denver 2004, the "Best Thing to Come Out of the JOA" -- the joint operating agreement linking business... More >>

  • The Streets

    published June 3, 2004

    Any writer who dares suggest that Mike Skinner, the Brit behind The Streets, is something less than a primitive genius would undoubtedly get the... More >>

  • Jurassic 5

    published June 3, 2004

    Talk about being snakebit. Since 1993, when Jurassic 5 first began making noise on the fringes of the Los Angeles hip-hop scene, deck men Cut... More >>

  • Dial Another Day

    published May 27, 2004

    At a few minutes past midnight on May 18, after more than half a day of uninterrupted radio... More >>

  • The Stations Remain the Same

    published May 27, 2004

    Once upon a time, plenty of radio stations practiced the fine art of eclecticism. Now most stick to... More >>

  • D12

    published May 27, 2004

    When Eminem emerged on the national scene, he seemed like such a market-driven creation -- a pasty MC working overtime to shock clueless... More >>

  • John Hines and Colin Stranahan Quintet

    published May 27, 2004

    Tom Burns is a music lover, not an attention seeker. For years, he's quietly been issuing jazz discs from his Bailey headquarters on a pair of... More >>

  • The Long Winters

    published May 27, 2004

    John Roderick, the focal point of the Long Winters, gets by with a little help from some noteworthy friends on the band's latest album, When I... More >>

  • The Message

    published May 20, 2004

    Heath Urie says that for as long as he's been with the Mirror, the University of Northern Colorado's student newspaper, of which he... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published May 20, 2004

    I've gotta be honest with you: This album pissed me off! Thumbs up for the cover, on which the Divine Miss B displays a hottie... More >>

  • Tyler Potts

    published May 20, 2004

    Sure, most concept albums are dreary, but that's only because the ideas behind them are usually pretentious and overwrought. Selections From 52... More >>

  • Ron Sexsmith and David Mead

    published May 20, 2004

    When it comes to sensitive singer-songwriters, I generally subscribe to the thinking of cult obscurity Tonio K., who in 1979 wrote, "Yes, I wish I... More >>

  • The Message

    published May 13, 2004

    When Greg Moore took over as editor of the Denver Post in June 2002, staffers predicted plenty of changes at the paper, and they... More >>

  • The Beta Band

    published May 13, 2004

    When asked by performers how to succeed in the music business, reviewers (who invariably know nothing about how to succeed in the music... More >>

  • Rie Rie

    published May 13, 2004

    Ms. Rie knows a little something about marketing. Before releasing her self-titled debut album, she introduced herself to industry pros via... More >>

  • Clinic

    published May 13, 2004

    Most British bands don't bother to cross the pond without new product to plug, yet here comes Liverpool's own Clinic months prior to the... More >>

  • Tears of a Clown

    published May 13, 2004

    THURS, 5/13 Who's had the longest continuous run on Denver television? Russell Scott is first by a big, red nose. As Blinky the... More >>

  • The Message

    published May 6, 2004

    Most people would call them pirates. After all, the trio of men meeting with yours truly in late April are preparing to launch an unlicensed... More >>

  • For Whom the Belle Toils

    published May 6, 2004

    Even now, especially in Europe, the first question we get is, 'Well, you're famous for not doing interviews, so why are you doing an interview?'"... More >>

  • Tim Deluxe

    published May 6, 2004

    Like it or not, Tim Deluxe may soon be despised by many of the people who currently adore him. Why? Because his first full-length offers pleasures... More >>

  • The Ground Zero Movement

    published May 6, 2004

    People in the know realize that Future I.D. was released late last year. The problem is, most folks aren't in the know, which helps... More >>

  • We Ragazzi

    published May 6, 2004

    These days, indie rock is back in vogue with mainstream critics, who act as if the genre rose phoenix-like from the ashes of the '90s grunge... More >>

  • The Message

    published April 29, 2004

    In many journalism circles, "leak" is a dirty word. It wasn't always so. In 1971, the New York Times was hailed by much of the press... More >>

  • Franz Ferdinand

    published April 29, 2004

    The only way Franz Ferdinand, the latest in a long line of overhyped British imports, could justify the celebratory verbiage penned about the... More >>

  • Wendy Woo

    published April 29, 2004

    Ms. Woo would make a fine role model for any musician looking to make a career in a city, like this one, that's far from the industry power... More >>

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