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Astralwerks Records

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    The Nine Best Concerts in Denver This Week

    As with last weekend, there's a decent assortment of acts, from Skrillex at Balch Fieldhouse at CU-Boulder with GTA, Nadastrom and Alesia, as well as Sondre Lerche, Big Freedia, Shonen Knife and Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. The rest of our picks are below.

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    November 25, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    TUES | POLICA at BLUEBIRD THEATER | 11/26/13 Polica, which hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, features former Roma di Luna vocalist Channy Leaneagh, Ryan Olson of Gayngs fame, a pair of drummers, Ben Ivascu and Drew Christopherson and bassist bassist Chris Bierdan. Formed in the summer of 2011, the ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    October 12, 2009

    Air top seller at Wax Trax

    ​French electronic duo Air grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax with its latest effort, Love 2, which was released last week on Astralwerks. A Place to Bury Strangers' There is No Enemy and Built to Spill's There is No Enemy, both issued last week, nabbed the second on third slots, while New Model Arm ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Phoenix

    Thursday, June 25, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    April 17, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Doves and more

    Doves Kingdom of Rust Astralwerks It's not exactly a mystery why Doves remain more popular in the U.K. than on these shores. After all, the band's music tends toward denseness, not instant accessibility -- and Jimi Goodwin and the brothers Williams, Jez and Andy, feel that brevity is highly overr ... More >>

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    August 14, 2008
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    April 24, 2008
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    March 26, 2008

    45 Second Reviews: B-52s, De Novo Dahl, Fuck Buttons, Thee Silver Mr. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-la-la Band

    B-52s Funplex Astralwerks 01:15-02:00 of “Pump” What the heck? Um, no seriously, what the heck? What made the B-52’s decide to release a record and, more importantly, why did they decide on the absolute stupidest album cover? You know, “Rock Lobster” is a great song that totally appeals t ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Year's to You

    The Fray's Isaac Slade and Joe King sound off on their favorite albums of 2007.

  • Music

    December 6, 2007

    VHS or Beta

    The only constant for this band, it seems, is change.

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    November 29, 2007

    Mini Reviews

    Mini Reviews

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    November 15, 2007
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    October 12, 2007

    Beyond Playlist: Kevin Drew and More

    Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew Spirit If… (Arts & Crafts) The credit Kevin Drew chose for himself on this disc seems designed to reassure fans fearful that his decision to release a CD under his own name means Broken Social Scene is bound for the grave. But the wordiness of this bit of ... More >>

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    September 27, 2007
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    September 21, 2007
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    September 17, 2007

    Beyond Playlist: Prinzhorn Dance School and More

    Prinzhorn Dance School Prinzhorn Dance School (DFA Records/Astralwerks) Prinzhorn Dance School’s name salutes Dr. Hans Prinzhorn, who, according to AllMusic.com, “collected the art of his mentally ill patients” -- and the unhinged quality of the music made by Tobin and Suzy Horn makes the mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2007

    Beyond Playlist: Perry Farrell's Satellite Party and More

    Perry Farrell's Satellite Party Ultra Payloaded (Columbia) It's been ages since Farrell's best work with Jane's Addiction. Today, he's more of a scenester and raconteur than a musician interested in pushing anything other than product, and he proves it on Ultra Payloaded, an exercise in alleged coo ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    March 1, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    October 19, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    July 27, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    May 25, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    West Indian Girl

    Wednesday, April 26, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7370.

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Nationalistic 2005

    The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.

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    September 8, 2005
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    September 8, 2005

    Reid 'Em and Weep

    Is Terry Reid the unluckiest man in rock?

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    September 1, 2005
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    May 5, 2005

    Radio 4

    Sunday, May 8, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Trevor Pryce delivers hits on the field -- and off, with Outlook Music.

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    March 17, 2005

    Heavyweight

    Getting the skinny on Fatboy Slim.

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    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

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

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    August 7, 2003

    Club Scout

    H Foundation

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Lounge Wizard

    Sondre Lerche puts plenty of fizz into his sophisticated brand of pop.

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    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    Backwash

    The Beta Band demonstrates better living through sonic chemistry.

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Golden Years

    Terraform Records covers the extremes of the local dance spectrum.

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Playlist

    Ol' Dirty Bastard, Richmond Fontaine, Basement Jaxx, Barbra Streisand

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    December 31, 1998
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    November 26, 1998
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    December 25, 1997

    And the Winners Are ...

    Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.

  • Music

    August 7, 1997

    Plugged In

    Just in time for Lollapalooza, a list of the albums you need to understand electronica.

  • Music

    May 8, 1997
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    April 24, 1997

    Future Shock

    Is electronica the next big thing, or another passing fancy?

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    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

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    November 7, 1996
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    July 11, 1992
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