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  • Action Packed Thrill Ride

    published February 22, 2007

    "Are you ready for an action packed thrill ride?" the members of this group wonder in their brief "theme song" -- but instead of belting out the... More >>

  • Senses Fail

    published February 22, 2007

    It's appropriate that Senses Fail is on the "Taste of Chaos" tour, since the New Jersey band's music hints at anarchy without succumbing to it.... More >>

  • Daughtry

    published February 22, 2007

    American Idol's 2006 hard-rock experiment has certainly paid off from a sales standpoint: Daughtry, the debut disc by Chris... More >>

  • Life of the Party

    published February 22, 2007

    Via e-mail, redoubtable anti-critic Joe Bob Briggs, who's hosting today's Oscar Bash, describes this year's Best Picture nominees as "the... More >>

  • The Messengers

    published February 15, 2007

    Local TV news watchers know Channel 9 weather prognosticator Kathy Sabine as one of Denver's sunniest personalities. But when she's asked... More >>

  • Viva Voce

    published February 15, 2007

    Anita and Kevin Robinson, the happily wedded couple behind Portland, Oregon's Viva Voce, are partners in life, "but we're also musical partners,"... More >>

  • Fall Out Boy

    published February 15, 2007

    Although Fall Out Boy lyricist/dreamboat Pete Wentz is inveterately verbose, his words don't mask profundity, and that's a big reason for his... More >>

  • Colder Than Fargo

    published February 15, 2007

    Colder Than Fargo There's no pretense in Dogs and Tumbleweeds, the third Colder Than Fargo recording. The group, which celebrates the... More >>

  • Fair to Midland

    published February 15, 2007

    Texas-based Fair to Midland isn't beginning its climb up the ladder of success on the bottom rung, and Serj Tankian is the reason. The System of a... More >>

  • Mike Dillon's Go-Go Jungle

    published February 15, 2007

    Music marketed to jam fans can seem interchangeable, but a wider variety of acts fit under the genre's umbrella than most outsiders realize. Take... More >>

  • Mouthpiece

    published February 8, 2007

    When Evan Dreyer was city editor for the Denver Post, I contacted him numerous times in regard to this column, but he didn't always... More >>

  • Dosh

    published February 8, 2007

    Martin Dosh is the proud recipient of an English degree from the State University of New York at New Paltz. But, he concedes, "I'm obviously not... More >>

  • The Apples in Stereo

    published February 8, 2007

    Is there a peppier performer than the Apples' Robert Schneider? Although he's never achieved the sort of commercial breakthrough that's long... More >>

  • Rabbit Is a Sphere

    published February 8, 2007

    Yeah, I know, this CD has been out since late last year. But it's also one of those rare recordings that improves with repeated listens -- a... More >>

  • Joe Ely

    published February 8, 2007

    If a poll is taken before this show, the majority of respondents will be familiar with co-stars Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt and probably even Guy... More >>

  • Kristin Hersh

    published February 8, 2007

    Of the original Throwing Muses, Tanya Donnelly came the closest to mainstream celebrity; during the '90s, she even appeared on the cover of... More >>

  • Shrinkage

    published February 1, 2007

    I never even wanted to be an editor," insists the Rocky Mountain News's John Temple. "I just wanted to be a reporter." Today,... More >>

  • Marc Cohn

    published February 1, 2007

    Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn admits that his first visit to Colorado since August 2005, when he was shot during an attempted carjacking, has been... More >>

  • Oxford Collapse

    published February 1, 2007

    Guitarist/vocalist Michael Pace, bassist/vocalist Adam Rizer and drummer Dan Fetherston, known collectively as Oxford Collapse, don't sound like... More >>

  • Porsches on the Autobahn

    published February 1, 2007

    The shtickiness of Porsches on the Autobahn (joined at Bender's by Mr. Pacman) argues against taking the alleged "facts" about this musical... More >>

  • Industrial Music

    published February 1, 2007

    Not every garage combo is made up of scruffy teens in saggy jeans. Lots of part-time musicians who wear suits from nine to five yearn to rock, too... More >>

  • Film 101

    published February 1, 2007

    An advanced degree isn't required to enjoy watching movies. But Denver Art Museum film-series curator Tom Delapa believes that better... More >>

  • Going Public

    published January 25, 2007

    he term "public radio" implies that stations operating under this banner conduct business in a more open and transparent way than do their... More >>

  • Ron Sexsmith

    published January 25, 2007

    January 9 was a day of contrasts for singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith. Mere hours before an evening-ending show at a small club in Hoboken, New... More >>

  • Piers Faccini

    published January 25, 2007

    Singer-songwriter/visual artist Piers Faccini, who'll share the stage with Nanci Griffith during a Boulder Theater e-town taping prior to... More >>

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