Adam Lancaster

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Nathaniel Rateliff release party set for Wednesday at Larimer after Mumford & Sons

    ​Remember a few weeks ago when we mentioned that Nathaniel Rateliff was getting ready to release a 10-inch live album culled from performances captured during Daytrotter's Barnstormer Tour and a gig at Notting Hill Arts Club in London this past February? Well, we've just learned that Rateliff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Adam Lancaster benefit at the hi-dive tonight

    Lancaster.​Best part about living in the Mile High City? Well, aside from the music, the breathtaking beauty, the four seasons and three hundred or so days of sunshine, that is? Easy: The seemingly undying benevolence of the people who live here. We take care of our own. There's generally n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Presenting the 2010 Westword Music Showcase Ballot

    ​ This past February, when we started putting together the 2010 Westword Music Showcase, we posted an item asking you how we could improve our annual music festival, this year set for Saturday, June 19, in the Golden Triangle (if you haven't already purchased your tickets, you can still buy d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    The Rouge inks deal with Atlantic Records

    After being rumored for months, it's now official: The Rouge is the latest member of the Atlantic Records roster. Last night in Los Angeles over a bottle of single barrel Jack Daniels, "which they polished off in the Atlantic office," reports the act's manager Adam Lancaster, the guys signed their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Q&A with Snake Rattle Rattle Snake

    The membership roster of Snake Rattle Rattle Snake includes former (and current, in the case of Andrew Warner) members of bands that left an indelible mark on the underground music scene in Colorado, acts like Space Team Electra, Red Cloud, Bad Luck City, Monofog, Hawks of Paradise and V-Tech Orchid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase Awards Wrap Up

    David BarberJohn Baxter and Matty Clark in the fleshThe picture above pretty much tells the tale of last night's Westword Music Showcase Awards -- drunk and debaucherous. Everyone (well, we think everyone -- we didn't exactly take a formal poll or anything) had a pretty swell time. Hugs were smiles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Denver-based Max3 launches artist-friendly digital distro with free beer

    The Photo Atlas and the Still City will be playing this Thursday night at the Marquis Theater. In itself, that might not seem so noteworthy. Sure, the Photo Atlas has been receiving some great national press lately, and the Still City is one of the best bands I haven't seen. What makes this show rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Update: Lineup for Mile Hi-Fidelity day party at SXSW close to being confirmed

    Photo: Anthony Camera So, just got off the phone with Adam Lancaster (Morning After Records, Curious Yellow), and the lineup for the Mile Hi-Fidelity party in Austin is close to being completely confirmed. Wait? What? Mile Hi-Fidelity? Isn't that the name of your radio show, you ask? Indeed. And whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Denver bands announced for SXSW

    While it's still a bit early, the official list of Denver acts invited to play SXSW seems pretty narrow. Given the extraordinary talent we have here, we're guessing that the number of artists who submitted this year is down and that this is really more of a reflection of the economy -- bands weighin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Mile High Makeout: Behind the Green Door with Curious Yellow

    As promised in last Friday's Mile High Makeout, I just had the opportunity to crash a practice session by the newly reconstituted Curious Yellow. Though founder Adam Lancaster has lost count of how many lineups have flown beneath this flag, I think it's safe to say that this particular version is go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Mile High Makeout: Curious Yellow returns!

    I was very excited to receive an instant message yesterday from Adam Lancaster, of Morning After Records, announcing his return to live performance. Adherents of the Denver music scene will remember that Lancaster fronted his own loud, energetic, melodic rock band, Curious Yellow, unt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Hands On Experience

    My daughter looks nothing like me. When I look in the mirror, I see the Jewish-Italian pan-European mongrel that I am. Her mother – with her olive skin and thick black hair – looks vaguely Latina, or like she was born somewhere overlooking the Mediterranean. But our three-year-old daughter looks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Doing It Together

    Ever since, let’s say 1968, people in the music world have just loved talking about DIY – Do It Yourself. If you use the term in the UK, people will think you’re talking about home improvement projects, but here in the colonies, that phrase carries a deep, complex and emotionally hefty connota ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 6, 2007

    Marquis Theater

    Still toasting that champagne of bottled beers.

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Top of the Morning

    This local label boosts Denver's national image.

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Usually, the Morning After is all about regret. This one is filled with optimism.

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Off Limits

    A smokin' deal

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Critic's Choice

    Curious Yellow