Blur (Band)

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    October 15, 2014

    The Underground Bands of Denver Music's Dark Ages: Part Two

    Editor: Please see the Author's note on this new photo-driven series at the end of this article. In this second part (read part one here) of the Underground Bands of Denver Music's Dark Ages, we're going to use a few bands of the era to spotlight some of the important venues. Not every band played ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014
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    July 30, 2013

    New Denver shows: Fiona Apple, Lady Antebellum, J. Cole, Of Montreal and more

    After an appearance last summer at the Paramount Theatre, Fiona Apple is making her way back to Denver for a show at Boettcher Concert Hall on Friday, October 11, with Blake Bills. Tickets ($49.50-$69.50) go on sale this Friday, August 2, at 10 a.m. No word on when tickets go on sale to the general ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    Black Moth Super Rainbow at Bluebird, 5/17/13

    BLACK MOTH SUPER RAINBOW @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 5/17/13 Near the end of its set, Black Moth Super Rainbow performed "Sun Lips," one of its signature older songs. While some people sang along a bit earlier in the show, it seemed like everyone up front knew the words to this particular song and sang alo ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Ten acts that clearly worship The Smiths

    Few bands in history have cast a longer shadow than The Smiths. They've inspired countless imitators and spiritual successors since they called it quits in 1987. While skinny indie kids moaning about the hardships of life are a dime a dozen, tracking down the successful artists influenced by Morriss ... More >>

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    March 29, 2013

    Are mixtapes even a thing anymore?

    Even the most casual music fan has made or received a mixtape at some point. For the kind of people who see music as the soundtrack of their lives, assembling a list of songs for a friend or lover is a compulsion that is difficult to deny. But in the age of file-sharing and iTunes, does this form of ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    Coachella 2013 lineup finally revealed

    After months and months of outrageous speculation, fake posters and seemingly endless chatter, this year's Coachella lineup has finally been revealed. If you haven't seen it yet, we can summarize it for you in one word: underwhelming -- well, unless you're like certain friends of ours who think that ... More >>

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    February 27, 2012

    Nick Drake's Pink Moon turns forty

    In his best selling book Killing Yourself to Live, Chuck Klosterman asserts that "the best career move any musician can make is to stop breathing." When examining Kurt Cobain's post-mortem transformation from junkie dad to iconic voice of a generation, Klosterman notes that the suicide told everyone ... More >>

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    June 21, 2011

    Review: Bassnectar at Red Rocks, 6/18/11

    Photo by Britt Chester​BASSNECTAR at RED ROCKS | 06.18.11"The visuals for the night set a new standard: Revolutionary in regards to illusional perspective and thought-provoking in regard to the propaganda images of war and op-art icons seared into the retinas of everyone staring at the stage."

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    February 4, 2011

    Top 5 failed attempts by musicians to run for political office

    ​Luther Campbell (aka Uncle Luke, aka 2 Live Crew front man, aka sister-paper Miami New Times columnist), has placed his hat in the race for mayor of Miami-Dade County. Nope, we're not kidding, but he's hoping to make a real change to the system, and he's taking the whole thing incredibly seri ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Have a gay best friend? Go to the Girls who Like Boys who Like Boys casting tomorrow

    ​In this day and age of reality shows being devoted to every imaginable social phenomenon (recall, if you will, TV Lands's The Cougar), it was only a matter of time before one got devoted to the "fag hag" -- although the Sundance Channel's series goes with the considerably more PC title Girls ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Yo Gabba Gabba! co-creator Christian Jacobs on making kids TV fun for everyone

    The beating heart of Yo Gabba Gabba!: Scott Schultz (clockwise from left) DJ Lance Rock and Christian Jacobs​As co-creator of the children's television show Yo Gabba Gabba!, Christian Jacobs has a simple agenda: Create entertainment that engages both parents and their kids through really aweso ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Gorillaz at Wells Fargo, 10/24/10

    Jon SolomonDamon Albarn of Gorillaz​ GORILLAZ With N.E.R.D. 10.24.10 | Wells Fargo Theatre In what will probably now become a legendary appearance at Wells Fargo Theatre last night, Gorillaz brought out a Colorado crowd in its truest form -- Dads, ravers, white people with dreads, babies, br ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Bad Religion, Shad and Eels fill our playlists 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?" 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 al ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    Warlock Pinchers: An extensive oral history straight from the jokers' mouth

    ​Few bands in the annals of underground music in Denver have garnered as much notoriety as Warlock Pinchers. Beginning in 1987, the Pinchers made a name for themselves early on as a charmingly obnoxious outfit of musical pranksters whose legacy of creative mischief is as memorable as its shows ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks

    Aaron Thackeray​ Global Dance Festival Friday, July 16, 2010 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre Every year, the Global Dance Festival brings some of the best in electronic music to the best outdoor venue on the planet, and Friday night's sold-out show was no exception. Judging from the proliferation o ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Five things to consider when naming your band

    Photo by perfect_hexagonWhat's in a name? That which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet; (And be a lot easier to find via Google)​ So, you're starting a band, huh? Well, good for you. We hope you're enjoying our "Making the Band" series and finding the tips on the practical ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010

    Deferred Hat Tip: Blur's Think Tank

    It's no secret that Blur's seventh and final album Think Tank polarized critics and fans when it first debuted in 2003. Blur hasn't ever been a band that lived on my radar. Although I've enjoyed a song or two and haven't ever complained about hearing them, their records have spent most of their time ... More >>

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    August 31, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Slight Harp w/Black Magicians From the Mountains of Mars and Pink Hawks at the Glob

    Tom MurphyBlack Magicians From the Mountains of Mars​ Slight Harp w/Black Magicians From the Mountains of Mars and Pink Hawks Saturday, August 29th, 2009 Glob, Denver Better Than: Every other Slight Harp show I've seen. The three-piece Black Magicians From the Mountains of Mars looked like t ... More >>

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    April 1, 2009

    Q&A with Tom Campesinos! of Los Campesinos!

    No, Los Campesinos! isn't a band from a Spanish-speaking country. It's based in the U.K. And no, Tom Campesinos!'s last name isn't Campesinos!. He and his fellow bandmates perform under half-pseudonyms, Ramones style. As for his real name, Tom didn't spill -- but he did share plenty of other stuff i ... More >>

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    May 3, 2001


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