There's an extra hour on Saturday night, and we're all going to need it for sure, because there's plenty of dancing to be done this weekend and plenty of folks to help provide the soundtrack, including Damian Lazarus, Robert Hood, Heidi, Ctrl_Alt_Dlt, Insideout and tons more. Keep reading to see wha ... More >>
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As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be too surprising to find that the most common (and our mutually favorite) topic of conversation among all of us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and boy, wouldn't you ... More >>
JUSTICE @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 8.7.12 See Also: Justice, March 2008 profile Let's review last night's Justice set by the numbers. The number of towering Marshall amps outfitted with LED lights: eighteen. The estimated rank of those bad boys on the volume scale: eleven. The number of smooth-ope ... More >>
Lori MidsonPanang curry from Liang's Thai FoodThe first mobile food vendor on wheels was launched nearly 150 years ago, in 1872, when a Rhode Island native called Walter Scott trotted his horse-drawn freight wagon, stocked with sandwiches, hard-boiled eggs, coffee and pies around the town of ... More >>
Jon Solomon THE FLAMING LIPS With Vitamins 12.27.10 | The Belly Up Aspen A few weeks ago, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne stopped by the Belly Up to scope out the 450-seat venue. "I wanted to see how much of a Flaming Lips show [we can do] in this small spot here," Coyne said to the sold ... More >>
A young Harvey Pekar prepares for his close-up. Although the illustration above looks a lot like me showing off the big muscle of my cartooning arm, it is actually a detail of my comic contribution to the Harvey Pekar tribute on the Scholars and Rogues website...
Lori MidsonEvery Wednesday and Saturday at the Cherry Creek farmers' market, and again on Sunday at the City Park Esplanade farmers' market, Igor and Beckie Panasewicz feed Venezuelan arepas to the masses from their vendor booth littered with bags of Harina P.A.N. white corn meal, plates of ... More >>
Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddlin ... More >>
See the slide show M.A.N.D.Y. October 17, 2008 Beta Better than: Most acts with that much superfluous punctuation M.A.N.D.Y.’s entry in the Fabric series has been spending a lot of time on my speakers and headphones, and each listen reveals new reasons to like their style. That can be a double-e ... More >>
Conor Oberst in concert. We've got your pre-weekend bloggery all lined up. Today in Backbeat Online: • Conor Oberst, of Bright Eyes fame, captured on stage at the Ogden Theatre. • A live review of M.A.N.D.Y. at Beta. • Our Friday Rap-Up feature, spotlighting nerdcore rapper ytCracker. It's ... More >>
Disco doesn't suck so bad now that it's saving your sorry ass, does it? Here's a user-friendly guide to all of the top-notch content you might have missed out on while you were busy this week practicing your CPR skills to the beat of the disco classic "Staying Alive"...
What's cooking - or not - at Invesco Field.