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    July 8, 2014

    Warped Tour 2014: The five most interesting bands on the lineup

    This summer's Vans Warped Tour will boast some impressive and eclectic artists to draw fans of punk, hip-hop and hardcore right alongside the inevitable Hot Topic zombies. The venerable festival, hasn't always evolved smoothly, but this year's Denver lineup -- the last stop on the tour -- is particu ... More >>

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    May 2, 2014

    Millionaires prove you can make a music career out of Myspace nostalgia

    There was a time in the not so distant past when a social networking profile was a place to proclaim your relationship status with something more than the obligatory "in a relationship" or "single" statement. It was a grand gesture to be "taken," complete with a glittery, GIF-y image of you and your ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    Breathe Carolina's new lineup, Immortal Dominion no more, Option4 on Windish

    Kyle Even has parted ways with Breathe Carolina, and co-founder David Schmitt reports that the split is completely amicable. Even, who recently celebrated the birth of his first baby, has left the fold to devote more time with his family. Breathe Carolina, whose current lineup features Schmitt, Luis ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013

    Ticketmaster fan reviews of ten Colorado acts

    So we were looking something up on Ticketmaster the other day, and it turns out the site is quite a treasure trove of fan reviews. Kind of like the Yelp of music, only without all the vitriol. Who knew, right? Granted, some of the criticism is misdirected, from complaints about the sound or the venu ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Riot Fest Denver lineup revealed

    Wowers. The Riot Fest Denver lineup was just revealed, and if you haven't seen it yet, brace yourself. It's pretty stellar. Headliners include a reunited version of the Replacements, along with Iggy and the Stooges, Guided By Voices, Yo La Tengo, Rocket from the Crypt, Superchunk, the Dismemberment ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    New shows: Breathe Carolina, Vail Snow Daze, 3 Doors Down, Daughtry, Eddie Money and more

    There's a whole new batch of shows to let you know about, some of which are going on sale this week, including a new date from Breathe Carolina, as well as a rescheduled date for Mouse On Mars at Summit Music Hall, plus 3 Doors Down and Daughtry, who are co-headling the 1STBANK Center in December, a ... More >>

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    June 19, 2012

    Review: Breathe Carolina at Vans Warped Tour, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, 6/17/12

    BREATHE CAROLINA @ SPORTS AUTHORITY AT MILE HIGH | 6/17/12 It was fun to watch the crowd go nuts for Breathe Carolina on the Kia stage just after 4 p.m. As soon as the first few notes of "Hello Fascination" hit, everyone was in synch and knew all the words. The crowd was so boisterous in fact, Kyle ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    The weekend's best live music: Ghostland Observatory, STS9, Warped Tour and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    February 9, 2012

    Sh*t People From Denver Say -- and what our video should have said

    Westword's addition to the rapidly dying Sh*t _______ Says trend, Sh*t People From Denver Say, earned reactions as hilarious as they are varied. True to form, most readers who commented offered funny and insightful slogans we missed in our video of city stereotypes. (Some of you, on the other hand, ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Reader: More sh*t people from Denver say

    In Internet time, the "shit people say" videos really peaked last month -- but we never came across one that really captured the phrases and idioms of Denver. So we made one. But apparently we missed some of the shit people say:

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    July 12, 2011

    Breathe Carolina's new album, Hell Is What You Make it, hits stores today

    ​It's been a while since we've seen a Denver band on late night television -- or actually watched late night television, we should say. In case you missed it like we did, Breathe Carolina was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! a few weeks ago playing a track from its new album, Hell Is What You Make It, wh ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Broomstock 2011 lineup announced

    ​If, for whatever reason, you don't happen to be working next Thursday, May 26, and you're in the Broomfield area, Broomstock 2011 is slated to take place at Broomfield County Commons Park, with two dozen acts performing on two stages. Along with familiar names like No Fair Fights, The Skyline ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    Breathe Carolina's "Mile High Christmas"

    ​Not to be outdone by Best Coast and WAAVES, whose Christmas song for Target ("Got Something for You") has been all the chatter around the water cooler this week, Breathe Carolina has penned a new Christmas song specifically for those of us in the Mile High City -- well, sort of. It's a called ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    August 23, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Rexway, Wire Faces, Dressy Bessy spun on local radio this week. See what other acts got spins.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    A first look at Breathe Carolina's "I.D.G.A.F." video

    Breathe Carolina: I Don't Give a Fuck ... or do I?​ Breathe Carolina fans already know what "I.D.G.A.F." stands for -- no need to spell things out for them. For everyone else, though, "I.D.G.A.F.," the acronym, is short for "I Don't Give a Fuck." And while we hate to suggest otherwise, it's s ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    Allegaeon introduces the rest of the country to its heady brand of Colorado metal

    ​ Lest the rest of the country think we're merely home to indie rock goodness like Candy Claws and sugary sweet electro-pop confections like 3OH!3 or Breathe Carolina, Allegaeon's new album, Fragments of Form & Function, issued two weeks ago on the storied Metal Blade Records imprint, should ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Presenting the 2010 Westword Music Showcase Ballot

    ​ This past February, when we started putting together the 2010 Westword Music Showcase, we posted an item asking you how we could improve our annual music festival, this year set for Saturday, June 19, in the Golden Triangle (if you haven't already purchased your tickets, you can still buy d ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Fresh Breath Committee, the Rouge and Hazel Miller get spins on local radio this week. See which other locals got love.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    SXSW 2010: A moving snapshot of the Mile Hi-Fidelity and Spokesbuzz parties and Breathe Carolina at the Cedar Door

    Once again, Colorado music was well represented this year at South By Southwest. From three successful day parties, including the Bocumast party at Union Park, which kicked things off on Thursday, followed on Friday by the Spokesbuzz party, which had the Northern Way offering up a solid cover of " ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    More than two dozen acts to invade Austin next month for South By Southwest

    ​ According to the official South By Southwest website only ten Colorado acts (Nathaniel Rateliff, ytcracker, Pictureplane, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Breathe Carolina, Epileptinomicon, Matt Morris, Pretty Lights, A Shoreline Dream and Boulder Acoustic Society) are slated to perform at this yea ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    More picks from Moovers and Shakers 2009

    ​In this week's issue, as we do every year around this time, we published our annual Moovers and Shakers list and talked about how much the scene is thriving. In a testament to just how much the scene is thriving these days, we didn't have room to print all the write-ups of our favorite local ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    This Just In: Rose Hill Drive to open for Jane's Addiction, second Nick Jonas show added

    ​After Boulder's Rose Hill Drive played Led Zeppelin II in its entirety at the Boulder Theater last New Year's Eve, the band took a year-long hiatus. The band members made quite a few announcements saying they needed some time off to re-focus. Even so, there was some speculation that the act had b ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    The year in features: a handy link guide to all of the artists profiled in Westword this year

    Bryce BoyerFlashback: Yonnas Abraham and DJ Awhat! (Alejandro Martinez) of the Pirate Signal were profiled this past June​In case you haven't noticed, we're all about local music. Surely, that's no huge revelation to anyone. After all, we do spend the bulk of our lives immersed in the sounds a ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Hearsay bits: Strange Condition gets new frontman, Hearts Like Lions change name and more

    Noe DeLeonRyan Malloy's (far right) Condition is no longer all that Strange.​Strange happenings: We've received word that frontman Ryan Malloy has parted ways with Strange Condition, which signed a development deal with Universal Records this past summer. The outfit is keeping the reason for Mallo ... More >>

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    November 25, 2009

    Vintage video: Kill Paradise live in the Lonestar State

    Kill Paradise, which issued its brand new album, The Second Effect, on BreakSilence Recordings, this past month, just posted a vintage live clip filmed at the Plano Centre in Plano, Texas, at Unsilent Night 2, last holiday season. Although the crowd reaction seems to fairly lively in the video, we' ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and i ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 17, 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 ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    Breathe Carolina: Kid tested, mom approved

    There's nothing like having the endorsement of mom -- or having her tell you in no uncertain terms that she's going to kick your ass if you let her or the 2,000 kids who are assembled to watch your band down by not, well, kicking ass. Such was the lot of David Schmitt last weekend, when his band, ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 18 edition

    Mike Henderson of TAG.​You're it. Today in Cafe Society: • Behind the Bar: Mike Henderson of TAG. • Chapter Two BBQ closes the book. • A sneak peek of Colt & Gray. • A taste of restaurant history before LoDo Bites. • Craft breweries are on a roll. • Mysteries of Sheehan's Desk: Da ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Warped Tour at Invesco Field at Mile High

    Breathe Carolina​ Warped Tour Invesco Field at Mile High August 9, 2009 Fifteen years down the line, the Warped Tour, which took over the asphalt surrounding Invesco Field on Sunday, has a well-established formula: lots of bands (around seventy in Denver), most of them falling into the pop-pu ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009
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    August 5, 2009

    Q&A with Kyle Evans of Breathe Carolina

    Those Breathe Carolina boys sure are colorful. It started out as a simple phone interview for a feature commemorating Breathe Carolina's participation in this year's Warped Tour, which rolls into Invesco Field at Mile High on Sunday, August 9. But it turned into something considerably more unexpect ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 5 edition

    The Breathe boys.​Who's gonna clean up this mess? Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with Kyle Evans of Breathe Carolina. • Q&A with Krispy Kream of the Knux. • Tip sheet: Meet Shel, our new favorite band. • A first look at Pictureplane's new video. • MP3 Freeloader: Joy Subtraction. ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Download a track from Breathe Carolina's new album

    Matt VardyFearless Records, the new home of Breathe Carolina, has made a brand new song available for download. The track, "Welcome to Savannah,"which is slated to appear on Hello Fascination, due out on Tuesday, August 18, also appears on Fearless's free Summer Sampler (see artwork and full trackli ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 30 edition

    See you next month. Today in Backbeat Online: • Rabbit is a Sphere giving away entire discography. • Michael Jackson's single, bedazzled glove: What's up with that? • MP3 Freeloader: The Nautical Mile Sunday, July 5 at hi-dive. • CacheFlowe's "Computer World" video. • Download a track f ... More >>

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    May 20, 2009

    Undercover and underage at LIFEspot

    Earlier this year, I made a commitment to broaden my horizons. I said I'd catch music in different genres and at different venues than I normally frequent. I didn't set any specific measurable goals to correspond with this resolution, but I think I've been fairly successful. For example, last month, ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Kill Paradise lands recording deal

    So the music business is allegedly in dire straits right now, having endured the sharpest decline in CD sales ever this past year. Yet if you're paying attention you can't help but notice that act after act from Denver is being snatched up by various labels at stupefying rate, that, even during the ... More >>

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    February 25, 2009

    Need a midweek pick-me-up? Behold the Band Formerly Known as Prince

    Feeling a little uninspired? Need a midweek pick-me-up? Craving your fix of electro-disco-hip-hop-emo-crunk? Sure, we all are. Luckily for all of us -- especially those who live in the Denver area -- there's the Band Formerly Known as Prince.

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    February 10, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, February 10 edition

    In case you're curious... Today in Cafe Society: • From Rock to Riesling: Tool Frontman on a Different Kind of Tour. • No Beach, But At Least Arvada Has Restaurant Blu and C-Level. • Microbrewing history gets its own photo book. Today in Backbeat Online: • Breathe Carolina Premiers New Vid ... More >>

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    February 9, 2009

    Breathe Carolina premieres new video, tours until the end of time

    Breathe Carolina, a band that tours so often these days that it almost doesn't seem like a Denver band anymore (seriously, with the exception of April and May, the act is going to be on the road from now until at least the end of August; check out the list of tour dates on the next page), recently p ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    Rather than sitting idly, Denver artists take action

    Never let it be said that Denver artists sit by idly doing nothing while the world around them falters. Breathe Carolina (pictured above) is set to join this spring's Take Action tour, along with Cute Is What We Aim For, Meg & Dia, Every Avenue and Anarbor. Take Action, in its eighth year, is a ... More >>

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    December 20, 2008

    More Moovers & Shakers picks

    By now, hopefully you've had a chance to peruse this year's Moovers & Shakers. A lot of great stuff released this year, yeah? Too much, in fact. There were more releases that moved us than we had space in the paper. Thank God for the web, eh? As promised, here's more Moovers and Shakers picks. B ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 12.10.08

    Well, Andy Thomas and I -- with the help of Jon Solomon, who sat in with us for the second half of the show -- made it through the second edition of Mile Hi-Fidelity, our new local show on 101.5 FM. Aside from some novice board-op flubs on my part (rookie!) and the fact that I'm an insufferable dork ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    Breathe Carolina checks in on Billboard charts

    Looks like big ups are due Breathe Carolina, whose debut disc, It's Classy, Not Classic, released in mid-September on the Rise Records imprint, claimed the sixth spot on Billboard's Heat Seeker chart and #186 on the magazine's Top 200 chart. Not a bad first outing for a band that many folks in Denve ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (9/20/08-9/26/08)

    'It'll be worth the wait, baby. I promise." Here's a handy wrap-up of all the great content you might have overlooked this week on Backbeat Online while you were consumed with wailing and gnashing your teeth over the tragic news that Britney Spears new single would be delayed...

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    May 14, 2008

    Breathe Carolina Signs with Rise Records

    Yet another Denver band has officially been spoken for, and for once, the rumors were actually true: Breathe Carolina has indeed inked a deal with Rise Records, the Oregon-based imprint that previously released the debut recordings of Fear Before the March of Flames and Drop Dead, Gorgeous.

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    August 23, 2007

    Breathe Carolina

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