Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: A pair of new October dates have Smashing Pumpkins at the Ogden and Bush at the 1STBANK Center, with Chevelle and Filter, while November brings Tedeschi Trucks Band to the Fillmore. On local radio, Air Dubai, Le Divorce, Bop Skizzum and Signal Path ... More >>
DeVotchKa's excellent 100 Lovers, released last week on Anti, debuted at number one at both Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout and rounded out the top five at Wax Trax. Two Rick Kulwicki-related releases, meanwhile, The Frantix's My Dad's a Fuckin' Alcoholic and the Fluid's Purplemetalflake ... More >>
There's nothing like experiencing the sweat, thump and catharsis of a great show. But it can be tough to decide which one to go to when you live in Denver, the land of embarrassing musical riches, the land of too many shows and too little time. So which ones are worth checking out? Glad you ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Michael MullerMumiy Troll from Vladivostok, Russia is one of that country's most
popular bands. The act's combination of energetic rock and moodily
atmospheric pop, for which lead singer Ilya Lagutenko coined the term
"rockapops," has been gaining popularity in America despite the fact that, up
t ... More >>
The past two years have served as a period of transition for ...And You
Will Know Us by the Trail of the Dead. After splitting with Interscope
Records in 2008, the Austin-based sextet started their own label and
drew on its own funds to record and release its latest effort, Century of Self, which ... More >>
What a compelling night of music in the Mile High City tonight, amigos. At the Bluebird, The Future of the Left, a promising U.K. trio on the 4AD imprint, shares a bill with Mumiy Troll, one of Russia's most esteemed exports, and Austin's finest, ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead. Over ... More >>
Skinny Puppy stops at the Ogden Theatre Saturday, November 7 as part of the industrial band's In Solvent See tour, which kicks off October 30. Tickets are $30 in advance and go on sale Friday, August 15. Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt team for an acoustic evening Wednesday, October 7 at the Pikes Pea ... More >>
Conrad Keely, frontman for the indie-rock vets in ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, is among the most articulate and opinionated figures in music. He earns this reputation anew it in the following Q&A, conducted for our profile of the band, "...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of D ... More >>
Photo by Roger Kisby....And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead.
Boys will be boys.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Q&A with Conrad Keely of ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead.
• House music comes alive tonight at the Funky Buddha.
• Make your own 3Oh!3 puppet.
Today in Cafe Society ... More >>
Les Claypool visits the Fillmore March 14 as part of the Oddity Faire Tour with the Yard Dogs Road Show, Saul Williams and Secret Chiefs 3. After a slow holiday season of show announcements, things are starting to pick back up with a lot of spring concerts announced this week. But unfortunatel ... More >>