CSS at BLUEBIRD THEATER | 10/13/11Just to be clear, no one has as much fun at a CSS show as the band does. Led by four tiny Brazilian women, the electronic heavy punk-pop band must be the cutest living badasses. Three albums and eight years into a career spent dancing to their own music as mu ... More >>
JD Samson of MEN (due Thursday, October 13, at the Bluebird Theater) was once a member of Le Tigre, a band that became synonymous with the electroclash genre. For nearly a decade, Le Tigre wrote some of the most exciting, politically charged music of all time. After that band split, Samson found her ... More >>
Photo: Jason Klauber Not sure if you noticed or not or if you were even paying attention, but the cutesy synth-pop featured in Apple's newish nano-chromatic commercial is by none other than Chairlift, the Brookyln-by-way-of-Boulder trio. The song, "Bruises," is the same one the outfit closed its ... More >>
All right, if you thought the inaugural edition of Monolith last year was pretty kick ass, wait until you get a load of this year's line-up, which comes even closer to living up to the festival's name: How about some TV on the Radio? Justice? Vampire Weekend? Neko Case, And what about a little Sharo ... More >>
“Music is My Hot, Hot Sex” by Cansei de Ser Sexy, better known as the song in the iPod Touch commercial, is the worst song in the world. This grating, repetitive burst of vapid noise is guaranteed to get stuck in your head for days after a single exposure. While the song’s sentiment – music ... More >>
David Phipps plays keyboards for Sound Tribe Sector 9 (read more about them in this September 6 Westword article), but he’s also the group’s reigning tech guru -- the musician as responsible as anyone for making the band sound forward-looking and adventurous. On top of that, he oversees STSP’s ... More >>
Monday, August 27, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year.