Brian Wilson

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Marijuana: Chris Christie, New Jersey governor, rips Colorado's pot laws

    Before becoming mired in a political scandal involving a bridge closure, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was once among the favorites to be nominated for President by the Republican Party, which could hold its 2016 convention here; Denver is a host-city finalist for the event. Should Christie ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Vivian Wilson, New Jersey medical marijuana poster child, moves with family to Colorado

    The family of a seizure-stricken little girl who became the face of medical marijuana in New Jersey has moved to Colorado after that state's MMJ program completely failed them, the parents say. Meghan and Brian Wilson maintain that they aren't angry with New Jersey officials. However, they felt th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this weekend

    SUN | MAZZY STAR at OGDEN THEATRE | 11/10/13 David Roback was a leading light in the Paisley Underground movement with his band Rain Parade. When that group split up in 1986, Roback formed another outfit, called Opal, with former Dream Syndicate bassist Kendra Smith. Opal released Happy Nightmare Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2012

    Lambchop at Fox Theatre, 4/28/12

    LAMBCHOP @ FOX THEATRE | 4.28.12 See Also: Q&A with Kurt Wagner of Lambchop No one goes to a Lambchop show expecting a circus. Fans know that taking a ride with frontman Kurt Wagner and his crew will be a slow one. But last night at the Fox, the band and the audience seemed downright narcoleptic. ... More >>

  • Music

    November 3, 2011
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    May 16, 2011

    Tonight: S. Carey at the hi-dive

    ​As S. Carey (performing tonight at the Hi-Dive with Other Lives), vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sean Carey's solo material is definitely in line with the work he did as a part of a part of Bon Iver's back-up band -- and his voice is also a sweet but resilient focal point of a soothing Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Dan Maes spokesman not worried about falling below 10% support, thinks TV ad may turn tide

    Dan Maes.​Last week, Colorado Republican Party boss Dick Wadhams said he wasn't worried about Dan Maes falling beneath 10 percent support. But plenty of other folks seem to be, judging by today's Denver Post, which outlines the prospect of the GOP winding up with minority party status if Maes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Jammin' Oldies-The Truth 101.5 flip even came as surprise to local general manager, he says

    Jammin' fave Prince.​We recently told you about the sudden flip of The Truth, at 101.5, to Jammin' Oldies only moments before talk-show host Mike Zinna's program last Friday. Jeff Norman, president and general manager of the outlet, says he was almost as blindsided. He knew something would li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Iron Maiden, Arcade Fire top sellers at local stores

    ​ Final Frontier, Iron Maiden's fifteenth studio effort and first album in four years, debuted at second spot at Albums on the Hill and came in third at Independent Records. Arcade Fire's latest effort, The Suburbs, is still performing well and took the top slot at Albums on the Hill for the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Beside Rick Ross and Big Boi, we're all listening to completely different stuff 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?" So 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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Ten eleven albums for your summer road trip

    With the passing of Memorial Day we can finally say summer is here. And with summer comes summer camp, vacations and tours -- and how do we get there? We drive. That's how. This is America, after all. In celebration of seemingly endless sunny days and left-arm tans, we've picked some of our favori ... More >>

  • Music

    February 4, 2010

    Hermit Thrushes

    Sunday, February 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Britney Spears: a tribute

    Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement of Denver's finest hip-hop acts paying tribute to the finest in that genre's storied history, The Denver Art Rock Collective is paying tribute to the musical mastery of the one and only Britney Spears. Come again, now? Yes, that is right. Saturday, June ... More >>

  • Music

    January 8, 2009

    Mike Marchant

    Outer Space and the Sea

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2008

    Monolith Festival Live Blog, Day 1

    Midnight has finally come. For 11 hours straight on Saturday, Backbeat Online had Red Rocks surrounded, an army of writers, photographers, and other assorted hooligans braving a piss-reeking media tent to bring you live coverage of Monolith Festival. Day 1 of the fest starred Devotchka, Vampire ... More >>

  • Music

    August 14, 2008

    Dan Kaufman Superstar Eruption

    The Album of the Century Volume One
    Pearsonified Records

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008
  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Sigur Rós

    Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
    XL Recordings

  • Music

    June 26, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    Mini Reviews

    Mini Reviews

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 6, 2007

    Cellar Beware

    Don't look in the basement.

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Mini Reviews

    Mini Reviews

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007

    Last Night: Birdy, Tiny Television, Hello Kavita, Three Cheers Faraday @ Larimer Lounge

    Birdy, Tiny Television, Hello Kavita, Three Cheers Faraday October 25, 2007 Larimer Lounge Better than: Watching the Rockies lose Game 2. An all-local bill of relatively mellow bands on a weeknight during the second game of the World Series shouldn’t have had a chance in hell to draw a decent cro ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2007

    Beyond Playlist: Miracle Fortress and More

    Miracle Fortress Five Roses (Secret City Records) Canada is spewing out worthy new bands a lot more frequently than it's celebrating Stanley Cup champions. (Sorry, Ottawa fans.) This Montreal combo, led by Graham Van Pelt, specializes in an especially sunny brand of psychedelia, and if the influenc ... More >>

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Crystal Skulls

    Monday, May 1, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Call of the Wild

    Tweaked and irreverent, Caribou's digital psychedelia refuses to be tamed.

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    M. Ward

    Monday, April 25, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.

  • Film

    February 17, 2005

    Deep Impact

    A documentary revisits the moment that porn went mainstream.

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    True Colors

    Truth sets the record straight about her hefty lawsuit, her split with Dr. Dre, and what's next.

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    The Thorns

    The Thorns (Sony)

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Lounge Wizard

    Sondre Lerche puts plenty of fizz into his sophisticated brand of pop.

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    Robbie Williams/Richard Ashcroft

    Escapology (Virgin)/Human Conditions (Virgin)

  • Music

    June 6, 2002
  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    Solomon Burke

    Don't Give Up on Me (Epitaph/Fat Possom)

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    The Wrong Stuff

    A mislabeled photo, an error-filled column, a missing attribution: The Post is on a hot streak.

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The Talking Penis

    Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight.

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Matthew Sweet

    Matthew Sweet
    In Reverse
    (Volcano Records)

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Poison Pen

    Jeff Tweedy moves Wilco further toward perfect pop...and perfect despair.

  • Music

    September 16, 1999


    Johnny Dowd, Dublin to Dakar, Afro-Celt Sound System, Andrea Bocelli, The Beautiful South

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

  • Music

    June 18, 1998
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    March 26, 1998
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    August 14, 1997
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    October 17, 1996
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    September 20, 1995
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    September 13, 1995



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