The best frontmen and women all have something in common. Whether it's their ability to connect with a crowd or the swagger with which they carry themselves, their fashion sense, the intrigue that surrounds them or their reckless disregard for their own well being, they all have that ineffable "it" ... More >>
Thursday, August 2, Wells Fargo Theatre, 303-830-8497.
On Saturday, when a collision of cultural celebrations -- the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo -- had people sporting big hats and sombreros all over town, one person's style statement definitely topped all others. Every witch way. Here's a look at this week's Denver street style.
As Gabriel & Dresden (throwing down tonight at Beta Nightclub with Kostas and Marshall Monica), Josh Gabriel and Dave Dresden form the powerful union of DJ and producer. Creating trance and house-oriented remixes for big names like New Order, the Killers, Britney Spears and Madonna, the duo a ... More >>
Saturday, March 19 (or Friday, March 18 -- since the night just isn't over) Let me first start today's travelogue by saying how amazing a time it has been here in Texas. It's 4 a.m. currently (technically, still the night of Friday the 18th, but whatev), and I am writing from our hotel roo ... More >>
Today marks the anniversary of the day that the world lost the greatest rapper of all time. Christopher Wallace's untimely death on March 9, 1997, had a significant impact on the rap game. If Biggie had lived, for instance, his presence would have essentially erased the need for Jay-Z. Unstop ... More >>
A collaboration with Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, you say?Dear Carlos Estevez, aka Charlie Sheen, How goes it, man? I saw you on Good Morning America and beyond the sweats, the wide red eyes, excessive talking, cigarette-smoking and orange liquid-consuming antics, you looked fucking ... More >>
It's understandable to sneak in a little ad placement all up in your video, but when the product makes more appearances than the musician? There's a problem. As of late, advertising in music videos has become disgustingly apparent. It's not just the sweet, sweet jams that are bringing in mill ... More >>
Thursday, January 6, Beta, 303-383-1909.
Not on heaven's convoy.These days, the top purveyor of bogus death notices is Twitter, with the likes of Kanye West and Britney Spears among those falsely identified as cadavers. But a report of "Convoy" singer C.W. McCall's premature demise came courtesy of an old-school source: the Denver ... More >>
All right, so we were admittedly skeptical of how this whole "We Are the World" remake was going to turn out with the seemingly random cast of characters organizers assembled. When we first glimpsed the initial list of those present the night of the recording, there were some head scratchers in the ... More >>
Our friends over at CNN just posted a partial list of performers appearing on the "We Are the World" remake. From the looks of it, we put more thought into this whole thing than the organizers did. Okay, sure, there were a handful of bona fied stars that took part -- and we're assuming they've be ... More >>
It's going to be PepSuber-less Super Bowl.Pepsi -- a stalwart in the high-stakes Super Bowl Sunday advertising game -- is bowing out this year, leaving a MacGruber-sized hole in the commercial breaks. So, while crossing our fingers that Bud Light doesn't bail, we dug up some of Pepsi's bet ... More >>
‚ÄčEvery Friday we spotlight the hottest cats behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half cocked and as ... More >>
Taking Woodstock is in theaters Friday. Maybe it will be really good, or maybe taking a stand-up comedian and sticking him in a semi-dramatic movie about Woodstock that doesn't feature any -- any! -- musical performances is a terrible idea. Still, rock 'n' roll and Hollywood have been ugly, ... More >>
Happy Freaky Friday on Thursday, since Westword is closed tomorrow! For a special Fourth of July treat, I give you this reason to love America, in all its glory. I have never been more proud that the USA declared their independence from tyrant Britain as I was when watching this atrocious ode to fas ... More >>
We've already posted the news about the ESPN Zone at 1187 16th Street going dark, but within moments of that announcement, something else popped up. Namely, that a nice big chunk of that space has already been snapped up and will shortly be turned into another outlet of the Vegas-based nationa ... More >>
Thursday, April 16, Beta, 303-383-1909.
There is almost nothing I can say about this that wouldn't get me picketed. Direct from the PETA website at www.peta.org: People don't seem to like fish. They're slithery and slimy, and they have eyes on either side of their pointy little heads--which is weird, to say the least. Plus, the smal ... More >>
Photo: Lucia De Giovanni Last night, I had the honor and privilege of guest deejaying at Matt Fecher's New Music Mondays at the Larimer Lounge, playing music from my collection next to the¬†incandescent DJ Ginger and firestarter DJ Hot to Death. Ginger played a couple of body-rocking sets, including ... More >>
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White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
The Great American Beer Festival flows again
Olympic stars swoop in for the 2004 Rock and Roll Gymnastics Championships Tour.
Barbie Hit Mix (Kid Rhino)
As college teams bowl for dolors, Shanahan keeps burning.
The Broncos call in a $20,000 air strike for patriotism.
The In-Laws remake is bigger and broader but not better.
At 21, songwriter Ben Kweller is young at art.
Libertarian candidates would rather not use stunts to get media attention -- but they will if they have to.
Buddha Records introduces a new generation to an old formula.
The Disco Biscuits give fans of electro-jam fusion something to snack on.
Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters.
Dire predictions for music in the Y2K.
Bisexual pudding wrestlers aside, Denver shock jock Rover MacDaniels says he's a true original.
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