Benny Benassi

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    April 11, 2013

    Coachella 2013 YouTube schedule and lineup

    If you're one of the fortunate ones who's going to Coachella this weekend, feel free to go ahead and skip to the end of this post, where you'll find the full lineup and schedule. If, however, you're a flat broke music lover who'll be attending Couchella, as some clever dude somewhere has coined it, ... More >>

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    March 26, 2013

    Ten more Ultra Music Festival GIFs of people being awesome at this year's EDM extravaganza

    Getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha freak on! We all know that there are lots of ways to become immortalized at a massive outdoor music gathering like Ultra Music Festival, such as, oh, I don't know, humping a tree, or maybe dancing naked while getting arrested. But Mom would probably prefer if y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    The ladies of Ultra Music Festival 2013

    By Kat Bein Damn, Ultra Music Festival is a mad house. Everywhere you look, it's neon titties, the bottom half of asses, or some kind of sexy rabbit hoppin' around with a lollipop in her cheek. Only a special kind of woman can brave the downtown Miami masses for three days. And maybe even six. It t ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    New shows: Lotus three nights at Boulder Theater, Crystal Castles at the Gothic and more

    A perennial favorite in Colorado, Lotus is making its way back to the Centennial state for a trio of shows at the Boulder Theater, while Crystal Castles is set to return for a date at the Gothic Theatre and Anthrax tops the Metal Alliance tour, a stacked bill at the Summit Music Hall this April that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2011

    Review: Savoy at the Fillmore Auditorium, 11/11/11

    Chip KalbackMore photos: Savoy at the Fillmore​SAVOY at the FILLMORE | 11/11/11In front of an estimated crowd of 3,600, Savoy took the stage at exactly 11:11 p.m. on November 11, 2011. While this is only marvelous due to the nature of wishes, everyone in the Fillmore last night, from the sixte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Review: Skrillex at 1STBANK Center, 10/31/11

    Eric GruneisenSkrillex as Corey Feldman or vice versa?​SKRILLEX at 1STBANK CENTER | 10/31/11Skrillex's performance last night at 1STBANK is one for the books. Thanks to the live synched projector mapping, coupled with two towering LED screens on both sides, the electronic artist whose given na ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    August 14, 2011

    Photos: Pretty Lights at Red Rocks, 8/13/11

    ​PRETTY LIGHTS at RED ROCKS | 8/13/11The second sold out night of the Pretty Lights Music showcase was the perfect way to end a hometown run for Derek Vincent Smith, who plays music under the Pretty Lights moniker. With some help from Big K.R.I.T., Michael Menert, Gramatik and Skream, Smith d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Local movie theaters back out of showing Electric Daisy Carnival Experience film

    ​After a riot ensued at Grauman's Chinese Theatre last week for the premiere of Electric Daisy Carnival Experience documentary, nearly all of fifteen local theaters that were originally slated to show the film have backed out of showing it. So now if you want to see the film, which is only s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Global Dance Festival, Full Moon Gathering and more on this weekend's Dance Card

    ​The big news this weekend is, of course, Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks Amphitheatre -- but if massives aren't your cup of tea, there are plenty more underground and club events taking place this weekend. Keep reading to see what's on our Dance Card:

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Electric Daisy Carnival lineup revealed for 2011

    ​Insomniac Events and the folks at Triad Dragons are gearing up for the the fourth annual Electric Daisy Carnival at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds. Expect plenty of carnival rides, massive, light-infused art installations, and, of course, scads of beautiful, painted faces supporting the carn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Global Dance Festival expands to three days

    ​It just keeps growing: Last year, the annual Global Dance Festival expanded from one rave-tastic night at Red Rocks to two -- and the Triad Dragons have just announced a third GDF night at the premier outdoor concert venue in the country. Headlining will be Australia's Empire of the Sun, an e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Chris Brown is an ass who doesn't deserve another chance

    ​It's been a big week in the inexcusable career resurgence of Chris Brown. Rihanna allowed her restraining order against him to be eased. Apparently someone sitting on some unreleased photos of the damage Brown inflicted on his former girlfriend thought this would be a good opportunity to shar ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2010
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    November 22, 2010

    What the riders were jammin' at the Backyard Bang

    Britt ChesterBackyard Bangers​This past Saturday, we stopped by the Backyard Bang, which stretched between Lincoln and Sherman on 12th. We noticed the riders all had headphones in, so being all about the music, we asked them what they were listening to during their respective drops, rail slide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Savoy at the Ogden Theatre, 11/13/10

    ​ SAVOY With Trajikk • Kostas • Alex B. 11.13.10 | Ogden Theatre Savoy electrified the Ogden with their crazy dirty, electro beats and a lightshow that made for one of the best productions I've seen in ages. The night started off with sets from Trajikk and Kostas of Triad Dragons. I miss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Beside Rick Ross and Big Boi, we're all listening to completely different stuff this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    The Electric Daisy Carnival: Killer tunes, carnival rides and art took off Saturday night

    ​ The Electric Daisy Carnival 06.12.10 | Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Since 1996, the Electric Daisy Carnival has morphed and spread from a Southern California party to a multi-venue conglomeration of parties that have now gone global (Puerto Rico's Carnival is August 28 this year -- plenty o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    The Weekend Show Down: hi-dive Hullabaloo brings the rock mayhem

    ​There's nothing like experiencing the sweat, thump and catharsis of a great show. Trouble is, you live in Denver, the land of embarrassing riches when it comes to music, the land of too many shows and too little time. So which ones are worth checking out? Glad you asked. After the jump, we've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Hearsay bits: Savoy at EDC, EDC timeslots announced and new member for Potcheen

    ​Savoy ahoy! - Savoy, easily one of Colorado's best up and coming dance acts, recently announced they've been booked for the Dallas and Los Angeles dates of Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the nation's biggest dance music festivals. Strangely, they won't be playing this Saturday at the Denver ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Electric Daisy Carnival lineup announced

    ​ The epic dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival will see its third year in Colorado on June 12. As big as the past two years have been, it looks like this year could be the biggest yet, pulling in top talent from the house, trance and dubstep genres, including Benny Benassi, ATB and C ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010
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    January 19, 2010

    Faith restored: Coachella 2010 lineup announced

    Fucking A. Ask and ye shall receive, eh? (Well, it's not Denver, but close enough.) Just glimpsed the lineup for this year's Coachella. As far as headliners go, you've got your Jay-Z and your LCD Soundsystem and, uh, let's see here, Thom Yorke and ... yada, yada, yada. Whatever, dude. Five words: Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    When DJ Dragon wins, everybody wins!

    This past Monday at the Gothic Theatre, DJ Dragon took home honors at the Westword Music Showcase Awards. To express his gratitude, tomorrow night at Beta, he's giving out some free tickets to the Global Dance Festival this Saturday, July 18 at Red Rocks, featuring Benny Benassi, Markus Schulz, John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    From Mile High to Monolith, breaking down Denver's summer music fests

    The Mile High Music Fest returns to Dick's with Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray. With so many music festivals to fill up your summer and drain your pocketbook, we put together a handy rundown of Denver's fests, in order of their appearance on your calendar. Which are you looking most forward to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    The Jukebox Effect

    I deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I would: a) run out o ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    Mile High Makeout: My head is spinning

    Photo: Lucia De Giovanni Last night, I had the honor and privilege of guest deejaying at Matt Fecher's New Music Mondays at the Larimer Lounge, playing music from my collection next to the incandescent DJ Ginger and firestarter DJ Hot to Death. Ginger played a couple of body-rocking sets, including ... More >>

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    August 22, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Getting Exposed

    Say, miss, is that Daft Punk you're grinding your junk to? Normally, I don’t have to try too hard to get exposed to new music. Thanks to hard-working publicists, record labels and musicians, my mailbox and email are usually filled with the latest and greatest. And I make a concerted effort to li ... More >>

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    March 13, 2008
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    February 9, 2006

    Howe Xcellent

    This DJ's XM show is helping put Denver on the map.

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    November 24, 2005

    Benny Benassi

    Thursday, November 24, the Church, 303-832-3528.