Welcome to the weekend! We know, it's here already? Indeed. As always in our beloved Mile High City, the options are ripe for the picking and plentiful. We have them all listed in our massive concert calendar. If you're feeling industrious and have some time to kill before lunch, print that bad boy ... More >>
Catch Lykke Li tonight at the OgdenThere's an astounding number of great shows to pick from this weekend in the Mile High City: Lykke Li at the Ogden, Tech N9Ne kicks off his two-night Denver run with an intimate show tonight at the Summit Music Hall, followed by an appearance at the Fillmore ... More >>
We found the above gem while wandering around the comic store yesterday -- it appears to be some type of (unauthorized?) biography of Lady Gaga. Unfortunately, mom didn't give us enough loot to actually buy it, so we'll never know for sure. What we do know, however, is that this isn't the f ... More >>
Inspired by the legendary field recordings of Alan Lomax, James Minchin and our pal Rod Blackhurst have been traversing the country recording various musicians, including one of our personal favorite songwriters, Franky Perez, in a completely stark, unaffected environment. (Watch Perez's clip here.) ... More >>
Here's a belated Christmas present for fans of Patrick Porter's music. Presumably in the spirit of giving and all that, our pal Porter, it seems, has posted his latest album, Bachelor Pad Blue; Bent Pants & Stray Cats, as well as a number of his out-of-print records -- the two-disc This Machi ... More >>
Cadillac Records can't handle the truth
Monolith Festival, Day Two Saturday, September 15 Red Rocks Amphitheater Better than: Sweating to the Oldies Bob Log III walked on stage wearing a motorcycle helmet with a telephone attached to the visor and black Elvis-inspired studded jumpsuit. “I’d like to introduce the band,” he said. ... More >>
God, what have you done?
North Mississippi All-Stars
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Jamie White is bringing her naughty talk to a station known for playing kiddie pop.
David Honeyboy Edwards wrote the book on blues in the twentieth century.
Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.
Outstanding in His Field The recordings of Alan Lomax dig up the roots of American music.