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  • Viva Mexico

    published October 18, 2007

    Most Americans know the late Mario Moreno, aka Cantinflas, from 1956's Around the World in Eighty Days. But his resumé is much... More >>

  • Rockies Score Front-Page Saturation

    published October 11, 2007

    On October 2, five workers at an Xcel Energy power plant in Georgetown died following a chemical fire that broke out while they were 2,000 feet... More >>

  • Maylene and the Sons of Disaster

    published October 11, 2007

    On the cover and liner of II, the latest CD by Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, singer Dallas Taylor and the rest of his bandmates... More >>

  • Band of Horses

    published October 11, 2007

    The music on 2006's Everything All the Time, Band of Horses' breakthrough CD, could serve as the soundtrack for the... More >>

  • The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story

    published October 11, 2007

    During the early portion of his career, the late Syd Barrett, who named and led Pink Floyd, generally maintained his equilibrium while treading... More >>

  • Ken Andrews

    published October 11, 2007

    Ken Andrews has worked hard to make certain he could never be called a Failure, even though that was the name of his best-known band. Formed in... More >>

  • Bill Callahan

    published October 11, 2007

    In a July interview with Pitchfork, Bill Callahan goes on at length about the reasons he decided to start performing under his own name rather... More >>

  • First Lady

    published October 11, 2007

    Back in 1999, when journalist and All the President's Men co-author Carl Bernstein began researching A Woman in Charge, his... More >>

  • Bill Callahan

    published October 11, 2007

    In a July interview with Pitchfork, Bill Callahan goes on at length about the reasons he decided to start performing under his own name rather... More >>

  • All Ears

    published October 11, 2007

    When asked if playing last year's inaugural Cornstock festival was the most entertaining thing he's ever done involving corn, Rick Lewis,... More >>

  • Buck Fush

    published October 4, 2007

    "I think it's been really disheartening," says J. David McSwane about press coverage that's swirled around the Rocky Mountain... More >>

  • Klaxons Catch a Rave

    published October 4, 2007

    How easy is it to manipulate popular culture? Ask Klaxons' Simon Taylor-Davies. Long before the British guitarist and his cohorts, vocalist... More >>

  • Bruce Springsteen

    published October 4, 2007

    Magic is being hyped as Springsteen's rocking return to his classic period, and that's understandable: The album contains lotsa familiar... More >>

  • Light Travels Faster

    published October 4, 2007

    As its moniker implies, Light Travels Faster, which recently moved to Denver from Amarillo, Texas, isn't in a hurry. The latest EP by... More >>

  • Bat for Lashes

    published October 4, 2007

    Natasha Khan, who performs under the Bat for Lashes banner, is part of a distinctive sorority — one populated by high-flown warblers with... More >>

  • Don Zientara

    published October 4, 2007

    Look at the liner notes of the best punk and post-punk albums to come from Washington, D.C., over the past two decades-plus, and you're likely... More >>

  • Three of a Kind

    published October 4, 2007

    Thank goodness for eBay. During a visit to the site, violinist Josie Quick found a copy of 1966's Violin Summit, a long-out-of-print... More >>

  • 24-Hour Play People

    published October 4, 2007

    Getting a new theatrical production from concept to opening curtain is typically a long process. But A Play in a Day, a three-day event... More >>

  • Don Zientera

    published October 4, 2007

    Look at the liner notes of the best punk and post-punk albums to come from Washington, D.C., over the past two decades-plus, and you're likely to... More >>

  • Rob Drabkin

    published September 27, 2007

    If the first thing a movie-goer mentions about a film is the cinematography, it's an indication that the flick's story and characters aren't... More >>

  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings|Bettye LaVette

    published September 27, 2007

    Retro soul's got to be damn fine to justify its existence, since the stuff it's modeled on is readily available for listening pleasure and... More >>

  • PoliticsWest Gangs Up With Gang of Four

    published September 27, 2007

    Most political websites cater to distinct ideological biases. Perhaps the only philosophy shared by contributors to The Corner, from the... More >>

  • Hot Hot Heat Simmers Down

    published September 27, 2007

    Singer-songwriter/keyboardist Steve Bays and the rest of his mates in Canada's Hot Hot Heat worked for month upon month and spent an... More >>

  • Smashing Pumpkins

    published September 27, 2007

    "That's the Way (My Love Is)," the second video from Zeitgeist, the latest Smashing Pumpkins CD, opens with Billy Corgan sitting alone in a... More >>

  • George Jones

    published September 27, 2007

    The mere mention of 76-year-old George Jones's name implies country-music authenticity, which explains why he's saluted in the lyrics of Alan... More >>

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