From the beginning of last night's first Neutral Milk Hotel show in Denver in some twenty years, when Jeff Mangum stepped on stage with his guitar to play "King of Carrot Flowers Pt. I" it was immediately powerful, no nostalgia necessary. Then, the rest of the band joined him, and the show found new ... More >>
Ever search for something weird not really expecting to find anything, only to score way more hits than you ever imagined? That's what happened when we visited the Internet Movie Database and checked to see if there were ever any movie or TV characters named "Colorado." Turns out there were lots, in ... More >>
Colts QB Andrew Luck faces a big challenge this weekend, when he faces off against the Broncos' Peyton Manning in PM's first game in Indianapolis since leaving for Denver. But Luck may have an even harder time when it comes to earning a place of honor when it comes to the ten best neckbeards in hist ... More >>
For an artist whose career has been built espousing the virtues of DIY self-reliance, it's been a long time since Sole (born Tim Holland) has done a record all by himself with no producers or label people listening over his shoulder. And while Sole confides that this was nerve-wracking at times as h ... More >>
In April of last year, Troy Guard, owner of TAG and TAG Raw Bar in Larimer Square, became an operating partner of Madison Street, a Congress Park neighborhood restaurant and lounge that Joe Vostrejs, COO of Larimer Associates, took over in the fall of 2010. The space, a former Dominos Pizza, didn't ... More >>
Ben Dicke, director and producer of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the Aurora Fox, gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "blood, sweat and toil" -- he's invested all three in bringing this historical emo-rock opera to the Denver stage. Bloody Bloody was all set to open two weeks ago on September ... More >>
UPDATE: Just hours before Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson was set to open last night, Ben Dicke, who directed the show and was to play Andrew Jackson, fell through an open trap door in a stage floor, sustaining a head injury and four broken ribs. According to updates from fellow production member Jason ... More >>
This week, there's only been a handful of new shows announced, but they're all good ones, including the Deftones who are slated to hit the Fillmore in October just prior to the release of their new album, Steve Winwood, who's due at the Paramount in November, and Black Angels who will ring in the Ne ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring the Shins, James Taylor and Explosions in the Sky were announced; In the Whale, Tennis and FaceMan got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Leonard Cohen, Matador, Young Jeezy and Lana Del Rey ... More >>
In their book, One Nation Under Sex, Larry Flynt and David Eisenbach are looking for high profile sex scandals that the history books might have missed. That might sound like a book filled with hearsay and smut, but the purpose isn't so much to bring down our nation's leaders, but to humanize ... More >>
Grope me, Total Ghost.Ah, prom, that special time when you rent an ill-fitting tuxedo in a bizarre color and awkwardly dance until you get your date drunk enough on a smuggled 750ml of blue-flavored fortified wine to let you grope her in the back of your parents' Cadillac. If you're anything ... More >>
Stan Garnett sans hat -- because he's thrown it into the ring.Last week, Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett confirmed that he was considering a run for Colorado Attorney General against controversial incumbent John Suthers -- but first, he wanted to test the water. Apparently, the water' ... More >>
In this week's edition of Rough Mixes, we printed excerpts of Tom Murphy's recent chat with Dave Dictor from MDC. As you'll see from the full transcript posted after the jump, the band's frontman is still very much an iconoclast championing ideals that are as provactive as the revolving moniker of h ... More >>
The Trail of Tears rises above conspiracy theory.
Robbie Robertson digs into his past so he can move into the future.