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Arista Records Inc.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Will Johnson shares some stories in advance of the Denver Music Summit this weekend

    Will Johnson (due this Saturday, November 23, at the Denver Music Summit) made a name for himself in the '90s in Centro-Matic. A gifted songwriter, Johnson has a knack for penning elegant, emotionally rich and subtly powerful, folk-inflected songs. Over the years, he's toured endlessly on his own an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    ADAM ANT @ OGDEN THEATRE | WEDS, 7/24/13 Adam Ant, the charismatic post-punk British pop star responsible for a generation of pirate shirts, returns to the U.S. after a long absence. Now 58, he's picked up more tattoos and a smoking habit since we saw him last; despite being battle scarred from year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    "WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC @ BOULDER THEATER | SUN, 7/21/13 "Weird Al" Yankovic's zany parodies catapulted him to fame in the '80s, back when pop culture was in dire need of some deflation. He never got critical props for his oddball iconoclasm, though, and after his 1989 film, UHF tanked at the box office ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Michael Franti, Santana, Blonde Redhead top sellers at local stores

    ​Michael Franti & Spearhead's The Sound of Sunshine , released last week on Capitol, grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill and checked in at number three at Twist & Shout for the week ending September 26. Santana's new Arista release, Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Update: Kevin Taylor Steak won't stake its claim until next year

    ​ A few days back, we talked about Kevin Taylor getting his catering operation up and running out of Palettes at the Denver Art Museum. Inside that blog, there were some questions about what had gone wrong with the launch of what was supposed to be his newest full-scale restaurant, Kevin Tay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Kevin Taylor goes for seven

    Word came down from on high late last week that Kevin Taylor and his Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group will be adding a seventh name to their reconstituted roster of super-high-tone food-service operations.  Let's run the numbers, shall we? First, there's Taylor's namesake, the flagship Restaurant Kevi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008
  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    What a Country!

    Ten reasons to tune in country radio in 2006.

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    I Pity the Yule

    Separating heavenly holiday music from Hell's noels.

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Yule's Tide

    Searching for gems in the flood of seasonal discs.

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 3, 2005

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Soul Survivor

    Through injury, adversity and obscurity, Orlando Terrell struggles to keep his music alive.

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

    For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    N.E.R.D. Alert

    In Chad Hugo's world, art and commerce co-exist.

  • Music

    April 3, 2003

    Hometown Boy Makes Bad

    How Al Jourgensen's years in Colorado helped shape Ministry's unique musical fury.

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Xmas Marks the Spot

    A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs.

  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Backwash

    In a single bound, Accidental Superhero leaps to the top of the MP3 charts.

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Fortune Smiles

    Unsung country crooner Allison Moorer changes course on a new album -- and she doesn't care what you call it.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    The Latest Noels

    'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Stop Your Sobbing

    In the wake of September 11, Ray Davies reconsiders his past and looks to the future.

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Backwash

    Have you heard that more than thirty bands are playing at the Westword Music Awards Showcase in LoDo?

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Five Alive

    The country revisionists behind BR5-49 play Nashville's numbers game.

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Keep On Rockin', Baby

    Guitarist Shannon Curfman brings something new to the teen craze. It's called talent.

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Looks Like He Made It

    Reviewers have tried to get rid of him for years, but Barry Manilow's not going anywhere.

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    A LaFave Rave

    Jimmy LaFave upholds American musical tradition one song at a time.

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

  • Music

    December 10, 1998

    Christmas Packages

    The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Getting Big

    Ex-Denver DJ Big Jon Platt on how to succeed in business by really, really trying.

  • Music

    September 10, 1998

    Going to W.A.R.?

    The inside story of the little Boulder label that could.

  • Music

    July 23, 1998

    Keen Thinking

    Robert Earl Keen won't dumb down his music for country consumption.

  • Music

    January 8, 1998
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    December 25, 1997
  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    And the Winners Are ...

    Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.

  • Music

    December 11, 1997
  • Music

    September 18, 1997
  • Music

    April 3, 1997

    Sliding Home

    Lee Roy Parnell thought that slide guitar had a place in country music. He was right.

  • Music

    March 27, 1997
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    January 9, 1997
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    September 19, 1996
  • Music

    April 19, 1995

    CHUNKY STYLE

    THE MEMBERS OF SUPERCHUNK CONTINUE TO LIVE AN INDEPENDENT LIFESTYLE.

  • Music

    April 12, 1995

    FORGET THE RUMOUR

    NEW-WAVE PIONEER GRAHAM PARKER REFUSES TO GO AWAY.

  • News

    January 18, 1995

    SOUNDS OF SILENCE

    A GAG ORDER LEAVES TROUBLING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE QUIGLEY-ARONSON FEUD.

  • Music

    December 21, 1994

    YULE'S GOLD

    THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.

  • Music

    April 27, 1994

    PLAYING HURT

    STANLEY JORDAN RETURNS AFTER RELEARNING HOW TO PLAY THE GUITAR.

  • Music

    March 23, 1994
  • Music

    March 9, 1994

    DEAR IGGY

    MEET IGGY POP, THE ABIGAIL VAN BUREN OF THE NINETIES.

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