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Brand New Heavies

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Westword Music Showcase recap from City Hall Amphitheatre

    Every year at the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to host various stages. In addition to their emcee duties, we ask them to pull double duty by submitting a travelogue of their individual stage. Shawn White hosted at City Hall Amphitheatre this past Saturday. Keep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top five spins for the week of April 20, 2009

    As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008
  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007
  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Guru

    Saturday, July 21, the Oriental Theater, 303-455-2124.

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Moovers and Shakers 2006

    Backbeat writers sound off on the best local releases of 2006.

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • News

    June 23, 2005
  • Music

    March 15, 2001

    Red Snapper

    Our Aim Is to Satisfy Red Snapper (Matador/Warp)

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    All's Dope on the Western Front

    The acid jazz of United Dope Front keeps 'em dancing in the trenches.

  • Music

    October 2, 1997

    Twenty Years and Counting

    Denver's Gary Givant has been DJing since the Seventies--and he's still going strong.

  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    Rooting Interest

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

  • Calendar

    July 17, 1997
  • Music

    March 1, 1995

    SPEARHEAD'S UP

    THERE'S NOTHING DISPOSABLE ABOUT MICHAEL FRANTI'S LATEST ADVENTURE IN HIP HOP.

  • Music

    December 28, 1994

    SO FINE

    THE MOST MEMORABLE ALBUMS OF 1994.

  • Music

    August 17, 1994

    SHE AIN'T HEAVY

    SHE'S THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES' N'DEA DAVENPORT, A SOUL SONGSTRESS FOR THE NINETIES.

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