Berry Gordy

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    The ten most brutally honest songwriters

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Oct. 19-21

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Five world-changing albums that wouldn't have existed if blog buzz determined greatness

    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 >>

  • Music

    September 17, 2009

    Mayer Hawthorne

    Wednesday, September 23, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Rousing Conversation

    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 >>

  • Film

    December 21, 2006


    Jennifer Hudson nails it as a well-worn tale struggles to transcend the Ray model.

  • Film

    December 14, 2006

    The Pursuit of Happyness

    Money does indeed buy happi(y)ness in this riches-to-rags-to-riches film.

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Freestyle Fellowship

    Awesome live bands sometimes make magic in the studio, too.

  • Film

    November 21, 2002

    What Was Going On

    At long last, the spotlight replaces the Shadows that obscured the Funk Brothers.

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Various Artists

    Romeo Must Die: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
    (Blackground Records)

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    Endless Lionel

    Lionel Richie is back. Make your plans accordingly.

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Risky Business

    Rapper Dannell McNeil takes a chance with his own record label and a new album.

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Mos Def

    Black on Both Sides

  • News

    July 22, 1999
  • News

    May 13, 1999
  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    Rooting Interest

    The Roots make rap for both your hips and your head.

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    Death Sentences

    A gruesome triple murder puts a Boulder publisher and its how-to-kill book in the crosshairs.