Gateway Acts is a new ongoing series on Backbeat in which we examine the music that served as an entry point for our burgeoning musical obsessions, a gateway drug that tuned us in and turned us on. Today, guest columnist and Flattery Festival founder Ian O'Dougherty (Uphollow, Ian Cooke, TaunTaun, E ... More >>
Explosions in the Sky (due tonight at the Boulder Theater) is an instrumental rock band based out of Austin, Texas. For the last thirteen years, the quartet has been creating a kind of anthemic, instrumental guitar rock that sparkles with impressionistic melodies building to a cathartic apex, not un ... More >>
Capturing Wilco on the road on film.
The Thermals have fun with fundamentalism.
Saturday, May 28, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
After a four-year hiatus, Girls Against Boys is back in the high life again.
The Union Themes
(Kill Rock Stars)
Chicago's post-progressive- math-punk-rock-jazz quartet Sweep the Leg Johnny is a sonic non sequitur.