Buena Vista Social Club

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Flaming Lips have announced a co-headlining date with Primus this August at Red Rocks. Kenny Chesney is also at the Rocks in July, and Panic! at the Disco is due at the Ogden in June. Meanwhile on local radio, Air ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Top 10 music documentaries currently streaming on Netflix

    ​Netflix's instant streaming service is quite possibly the most amazing service in the history of mankind. Combing through its offerings, however, is no easy task. Thankfully, we've spent an inordinate amount of time watching music documentaries (so you don't have to) and have narrowed down th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Top Ten Latin Music Albums of 2008

    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.Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to le ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Reel World

    There's a world of music on screen this week.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007

    Review: Mothership @ Hi-Dive

    It was an evening of local inspiration or maybe experimentation, or how about extraterrestrial communication last night at the Hi Dive, where Denver’s Mothership hosted a CD release show celebrating their first full length, the Eleven Dimensional Symphony. A dirty mix of camera difficulties, PB ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Slay Ride

    Still reigning in blood, Slayer gives the devil his due.

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2003

    Neat Beats

    Latin jazz gets its due in a Smithsonian exhibition

  • Summer Guide

    June 12, 2003

    I Drink, Therefore I Am

    Why don't we sip into something more comfortable?

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Dream Time Extended

    Sevilla spins more than salsa, but the Pavilions ain't down with that.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Polo Montañez

    Guajiro natural (Lideres)

  • Music

    January 24, 2002
  • Music

    July 5, 2001


    Gorillaz (Virgin Records)

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Border Crossing

    Through its nods to tradition and embrace of innovation, Calexico emerges as a desert bloom.

  • Music

    April 20, 2000

    Chucho Valdes

    Live at the Village Vanguard
    (Blue Note)

  • Film

    December 30, 1999

    Reeling in the Year

    From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    On the Mark

    Guitarist Mark Ribot stumbles upon the hottest trend in popular music.

  • Music

    July 15, 1999

    Long Live the Revolution

    Cubanismo! makes music in high Fidelity.

  • Music

    September 25, 1997