Monday, November 23, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Tim Griffin (via Brooklyn Vegan)Evidently, Nathaniel Rateliff's trip to the Big Apple for CMJ has proven to be very fruitful. According to Brooklyn Vegan, who covered the show, Rateliff wowed the crowd last night at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. The showing should give Rateliff and his Wheel ba ... More >>
All right, break's over, kids. Time for the big takeover. Looks like the Flobots are getting back to work -- and it's about damn time, for chrissakes. While the rest of us slept in intervals as a result of our efforts to diligently invest our time in such noble, productive pursuits as drinking ou ... More >>
Every kid knew it: lunchboxes meant something. And it wasn't just that you were a fan of whatever it was that you sported on your lunchtime luggage. It was your proclamation of identity. A window into your third-grade, paste-eating soul. So the question was this: with what are you aligning ... More >>
Elizabeth & the Catapult is a Brooklyn-based trio playing the kind of jazz-inflected pop music that is simultaneously soothing and thought provoking. The act's debut album, Tall Children, bears favorable comparison to the more adventurous pop songwriters of recent years like Suzanne Vega and ... More >>
Sunday, May 3, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Ran into Tim Pourbaix very briefly last night. When we ducked out for a quick smoke in front of the Sputnik, he informed me that his new record is nearly finished as is the Park-Pourbaix project he's been working on with Ellison Park. No word on when the latter will be released, but the former, whic ... More >>
Conrad Keely, frontman for the indie-rock vets in ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, is among the most articulate and opinionated figures in music. He earns this reputation anew it in the following Q&A, conducted for our profile of the band, "...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of D ... More >>
Photo: Jon Solomon What was it Michael Corleone said in The Godfather? "Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in"? That quote could certainly apply to the Fluid. The act, which had initially just intended to get back together for a few shows leading up to Sub Pop's 20th Anniversary cele ... More >>
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. Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddlin ... More >>
Sad news on the sandwich front. The Deli Zone franchise at 955 Lincoln, my favorite local sammie joint, has closed for "economic reasons," according to a handmade sign on the front door that was addressed to "loyal customers" (me). I reviewed Deli Zone's Chrysler Building (pastrami, Swiss cheese an ... More >>
Twist and Shout will host a free performance and autograph signing with Matisyahu on Friday, November 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the 500-seat Colfax Event Center (1477 Columbine Street). The Brooklyn-based reggae/hip-hop star is slated to appear at the Ogden Theatre the following night, Saturday, Novembe ... More >>
Meet Radioheads Missouri-bred labelmates, who are apparently quite popular in Germany.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Despite the labels and levity, the big-screen SATC is a poor man's knockoff.
Thursday, February 21, Trilogy Wine Bar, Boulder, 303-473-9463; Saturday, February 23, the Falcon, 303-781-0414.
Saturday, November 10, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Tuesday, March 20, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.
Sunday, February 18, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
Saturday, February 3, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Friday, July 21, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Wednesday, September 28, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Wednesday, April 6, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Monday, February 14, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Sunday, October 3, Macky Auditorium, 303-786-7030.
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Arthur Miller fixes his Focus on prejudice in 1940s Brooklyn.
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