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Austin

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Why (and how) Governor John Hickenlooper wants to support Colorado music: Interview

    Colorado Governor John Hicknlooper has long been invested in the culture of the state. As Denver's Mayor, Hickenlooper was a common sight at things like art gallery openings and concerts, and his roots in the community include co-founding Wynkoop Brewing Company in LoDo. He has spent the past thre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Reader: Ready to give breakfast a try at Moontower Tacos

    Later this morning we'll post our Restaurant Roll Call for February, a compendium of all the openings and closings on the Denver dining scene last month. One of those openings? Moontower Tacos, which opened a week ago in the former Thai Mango space at Sixth and Grant. Owner Brent Thrash is from Aus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Photos: Ten best "Colorado" movie posters

    Earlier this month, we posted about the ten TV shows you didn't know were set in Colorado. Now, we turn to (mostly obscure) movies that actually feature "Colorado" in the title -- and are accompanied by amazing posters. Almost all the flicks we found are vintage Westerns, with several starring cowbo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Bruce Benson making bad CU tuition hike PR worse by via failed spin control?

    Denver blog posts are good for what ails you. Colorado Pols isn't knocked out by CU president Bruce Benson's latest try to counter negative tuition-hike stories. Denver PR Blogon highlights from Austin's South By Southwest fest. WhoSaidYouSaid spotlights the "Department of Education Sugar Daddy." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Project Runway All Stars trims down to the final three

    Last night on Project Runway All Stars, the challenge for the four remaining designers was to create a ready-to-wear outfit for designer and guest judge Nanette Lepore's line that was "irresistible, feminine and timeless." The winning design would be featured on the Nanette Lepore label, and profits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Songwriting Camp for Veterans in Colorado Springs next month

    Last July, Austin-based singer-songwriter Darden Smith gathered a team of other professional musicians to lead a songwriting retreat for nine servicemen and women. Songs written during the retreat were performed at the Faces of Freedom concert on September 11 at the World Arena in Colorado Springs. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Adrian Conner talks Justine Bateman movies and her day job as Angus Young in Hell's Belles

    ​With her own band, Adrian & the Sickness (due tonight at 3 Kings Tavern with BugGirl and Cock N Balls), Adrian Conner gets to be herself on stage and on record. This isn't the case with her day job -- as resident lead guitarist for AC/DC tribute outfit Hell's Belles, Conner channels her inner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Gauntlet Hair signs with Dead Oceans

    ​Hooray for Gauntlet Hair and congrats to Dead Oceans for having the good sense to add the Lafayette-based duo to its roster. The outfit attracted the attention of the "instantly spellbound" label with a pair of 7-inch releases, one on Mexican Summer and the other on Gorilla Vs Bear's Forest F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Camel's appeal to hipsters is ironic, but not in a good way

    ​Keeping in line with Camel's historically "urbane" branding strategy, the tobacco company has for the last few months been pushing a series of specially branded cigarette packs commemorating select cities known for their cool: Austin and Seattle, for example, have been highlighted. And while ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Moving Pictures: A Shoreline Dream makes driving to Austin for SXSW seem positively dreamy

    Leave it to the dudes from A Shoreline Dream to turn their simple road trip to Austin a few weeks ago to perform at that city's annual South By Southwest festival into a notably artistic, three-minute long dream sequence. In addition to making the journey seem way cooler than it probably was -- we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    SXSW: Bocumast Records Day Party takes over Union Park

    Married In Berdichev • Hunter Dragon • Tim Pourbaix Bocumast Records Day Party | Union Park "I can drink all day here, and it's socially acceptable," utters Tim Pourbaix, as he takes a sip of his brew in between songs during his brief set at the Bocumast Records day party.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Q&A with Steve Terebecki of White Denim

    White Denim is to modern psychedelic post-punk what Alice Donut was to punk rock -- weird and unafraid to let their varied musical freak flags fly. Across the Austin trio's latest record, Fits, you can hear elements of old progressive rock, garage rock, jazz, splintered blues, as well as aesthetic n ... More >>

  • Music

    January 7, 2010

    Band of Heathens

    Thursday, January 7, Bluebird Theater, 303-377-1666.

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    South By Southwest 2010 preliminary list of performers announced

    ​Ah, man, it's that time of year already? Time to start hearing all about how everybody's preparing their livers for South By Southwest, yada, yada, yada? Yep. Appears so. Even though it's still more than three months away, the shadow of Austin's annual booze and schmooze fest looms large. And sin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Mile High Music Festival Q&A: Band of Heathens

    Although acts such as Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray are clearly the main draw at this weekend's Mile High Music Festival, it's support bands like Band of Heathens, slated to perform on Saturday, that demonstrate the prodigious depth of the fest's lineup. Boiling down Band of Heathens sound to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    How to cope with SXSW withdrawal

    All right, I'll admit it. I'm all kinds of bummed out. Not only am I feeling like two crates of ass specially flown in from Assville right now thanks to some stupid throat/sinus/ear infection, but I'm reeling from reading all the South By Southwest coverage from my colleagues (including a fairly mid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Q&A with Conrad Keely of ... And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    DeVotchKa announces spring tour dates

    This Friday night in Philadelphia, DeVotchKa is kicking off a fairly exhaustive eight week tour that will take the band across the country from New York to San Francisco to Austin -- not during South By Southwest, surprisingly -- back up through the midwest before culminating in Cleveland on Saturd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2008
  • Music

    April 24, 2008

    The Sword Conquers

    This doom metal comes endorsed by Metallica.

  • Music

    March 6, 2008
  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    Sounds Under Radio

    Cinematica’s a fitting album title for a band that got its start on the Spider-Man 3 soundtrack.

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Waterloo Ice House

    An Austin institution opens a new location in Louisville.

  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Get Lost!

    These troubled teens found themselves at Lost and Found. But now the program is finding itself out of options.

  • Culture

    March 15, 2007

    A House With No Walls

    Thomas Gibbons keeps the race conversation going.

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    Sound Team

    Wednesday, November 1, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Film

    August 24, 2006
  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    What Made Milwaukee Famous

    Friday, August 11, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Sound Team

    Movie Monster (Capitol)

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006
  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Darkness Prevails

    I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness sheds light on its latest disc.

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Goin' South

    Denver bands make tracks to Austin.

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    12 Cents for Marvin

    Change (Umo Productions)

  • Music

    May 5, 2005

    Scars and Bars

    Hell-raiser and one-man band Scott H. Biram lays the hammer down.

  • Music

    June 3, 2004
  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Into the Light

    After years of setbacks, Spoon was used to obscurity. A breakthrough album changed all that.

  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002

    Best Steakhouse for the Common Man

    Texas Land & Cattle Steak House

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Bang to Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    Critic's Choice

    W.C. Clark

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2001

    Short Story

    Aspen is long on short films during its tenth annual festival.

  • Music

    April 20, 2000

    Sounds Like Fun!

    Shag: Brit-Pop a Go Go

  • Music

    March 23, 2000

    Spanker Madness

    The Asylum Street Spankers
    (Spanks-a-Lot)

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    A LaFave Rave

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

  • Calendar

    June 3, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 3 - 9, 1999

  • Culture

    January 21, 1999
  • Calendar

    April 10, 1997
  • Music

    April 25, 1996
  • Music

    June 21, 1995

    CRITICS' CHOICE

    FROM GLASS EYE TO DEAD DOG'S EYEBALL, K. MCCARTY HAS A UNIQUE VISION.

  • News

    August 3, 1994
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