Let's be real: Most songwriting amounts to a bunch of vague amateur poetry with pretensions of profundity. In the midst of all the babble, though, periodically a lyricist will emerge who has the courage to write about things that are real, raw and personal. That kind of truly honest songwriting reli ... More >>
Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! And what a glorious weekend it's going to be. Have you seen the forcast? What's more, the Broncos have a bye-week this week, which means there's no reason at not to get out in the sunshine during the day and then treat yourself to some shows at night. As always, we'v ... More >>
One day, historians will look back and marvel at how blogs changed the music industry -- that is if they can avoid being distracted by the next big thing long enough to think analytically about history. Where just a few critics used to shape the tastes of music fans across country, now an army of bl ... More >>
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Josh Rouse cannot make a dark-sounding record to save his life. His latest offering, Country Mouse, City House, was supposed to contain the musical equivalency of a New England winter day: overcast and cold with a high probability for snow. Instead, the disc sparkles with sunshine, smiling melodies ... More >>
Jennifer Hudson nails it as a well-worn tale struggles to transcend the Ray model.
Money does indeed buy happi(y)ness in this riches-to-rags-to-riches film.
Awesome live bands sometimes make magic in the studio, too.
At long last, the spotlight replaces the Shadows that obscured the Funk Brothers.
Romeo Must Die: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Lionel Richie is back. Make your plans accordingly.
Rapper Dannell McNeil takes a chance with his own record label and a new album.
Black on Both Sides
The Roots make rap for both your hips and your head.
A gruesome triple murder puts a Boulder publisher and its how-to-kill book in the crosshairs.