A.C. Slater

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    FRI | RYAN CROSSON at NORAD | 3/28/14 Ryan Crosson exemplifies techno at its finest, whether your measuring stick is based on the heyday of Detroit techno or on the sub-genre's modern-day residency in Berlin. Crosson made a name for himself in both cities; after sharpening his needles alongside art ... More >>

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    July 12, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    DJ TENNIS @ NORAD | SAT, 7/13/13 Like much of the electronic world's cream of the crop these days, DJ Tennis lives in Berlin, but he grew up in New Jersey and moved to Italy to play semi-professional tennis (hence the moniker), where he threw parties at his tennis club, before switching his focus to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    The ten best EDM shows in Denver in July

    GLOBAL DANCE FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS | FRI-SUN, 7/19-7/21 Going strong for ten years, Global Dance Festival is the premier summer event for EDM fans. Changing things up in the past few years, Triad Dragons have expanded offerings to include acts like Beats Antique, EOTO, Big Gigantic, and Empire of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Weekend's best EDM (end of the world edition): Yooj, J.Phlip, Madlib, MartyParty and more

    The countdown to the apocalypse has begun! So where do you want to be when the world ends, at home on your couch wrapped up in a Snuggie, waiting for the sky to fall, or out on the dancefloor, living it up and shaking your booty? Dancefloor? We thought as much, which is why we're offering up this co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Weekend's best nightlife: Riddle of the Sphinx, Solution Showcase#6, PillowTalk and more

    The long weekend is here, and there are more dance related activities and parties over the next few days than you can probably handle. From the Hive's grand opening tonight to the Solution Showcase#6 tomorrow night, along with the Riddle of the Sphinx party, some funk/soul sessions and dance music g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Jesse Saunders and former Denver resident Matthew Bandy on this weekend's Dance Card

    Aaron ThackerayThis could be you at the upcoming Global Dance Festival.​You can get your chance to be a go-go dancer for Global Dance Festival at the end of June -- or, you know, just watch a lot of sexy go-go dancers wile their wares. The Church has Go-Go Auditions tonight, featuring the soun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    The Electric Daisy Carnival: Killer tunes, carnival rides and art took off Saturday night

    ​ The Electric Daisy Carnival 06.12.10 | Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Since 1996, the Electric Daisy Carnival has morphed and spread from a Southern California party to a multi-venue conglomeration of parties that have now gone global (Puerto Rico's Carnival is August 28 this year -- plenty o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    The Weekend Show Down: hi-dive Hullabaloo brings the rock mayhem

    ​There's nothing like experiencing the sweat, thump and catharsis of a great show. Trouble is, you live in Denver, the land of embarrassing riches when it comes to music, the land of too many shows and too little time. So which ones are worth checking out? Glad you asked. After the jump, we've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Behind the Bar with Caleb Whitmore of Fogo de Chao

    Nancy LevineCaleb Whitmore, behind the bar at Fogo de Chao​ Caleb Whitmore worked at the Fogo de Chao Churrascaria in Chicago, then moved to Denver this summer to open the Fogo here, bringing his caipirinha-making skills with him. And what's a caipirinha? "It's Brazil's most popular cockta ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    MP3 Freeloader: Dubstep mix from Zeno

    ​Some musical styles click for me right away; others take repeated exposures before I get it. Dubstep falls into the latter category for me, but the more I hear of it, the more I dig it. Something about the combination of the tricky rhythms built around jungle and dub influenced production and ... More >>

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Off Limits

    Burn, baby, burn