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Captain Beefheart

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2012

    Record Store Day 2012: The hunt for Junta -- the scene from Wax Trax and Twist & Shout

    See Also: • A comprehensive guide to Record Store Day 2012 activities • In honor of Record Store Day this Saturday: Ten records we treasure. • Wax Trax celebrating 33 1/3 birthday in April Like Rob Flemmng's Championship Vinyl in the book High Fidelity, it was "mostly young men." But for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    The Inactivists explain the War on Jazz Hands

    ​Depending on what you think the proper role of a real musician might be or what a real musician is or looks like, the Inactivists (due at The Walnut Room tonight) might either be the ultimate novelty act or an inspired conspiracy of talented artists with a shared love of warped humor.

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Law of Inertia

    With an open-ended musical manifesto, the Inactivists activate.

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Whirled Music

    Old Time Relijun puts a new spin on ancient sounds.

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Soul Survivor

    Through injury, adversity and obscurity, Orlando Terrell struggles to keep his music alive.

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Swarm Reception

    Despised by hardcore elitists, the Locust finds a loving home on Epitaph Records.

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Get in the Vamp

    Saxophonist Wally Shoup blasts new life into free jazz.

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Avant Garage

    Nearing thirty years as the most challenging rock band on earth, Pere Ubu waxes enigmatic.

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    The Great Beyond

    San Diego's Pinback moves from science fiction to oblivion without getting lost in space.

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Graham Slams

    New-wave pioneer Graham Parker is still squeezing out the sparks.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    He's Got a Witness

    Preacher Boy made a believer out of Eagle-Eye Cherry. Now he's hoping to convert local audiences as well.

  • Culture

    August 23, 2001

    End of the Road

    Thirty years later, Harry Belafonte finds closure in a once-lost project.

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Sage Advice

    KBCO's Bret Saunders is taking on the shock jocks -- and winning.

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Give the People a Hand

    A new generation is rediscovering one of Denver's strangest bands.

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Just the Ax, Man

    The Atomic Bitchwax and Nebula are among a new breed of bands putting the wank back into guitar rock.

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    The Man and His Symbols

    Robyn Hitchcock's latest is out of his mind.

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

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

  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    The Major and the Minor

    A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.

  • Music

    May 28, 1998
  • Calendar

    May 28, 1998
  • Music

    October 9, 1997

    Total Control

    The Olivia Tremor Control, part of Denver's Elephant 6 family, shakes up the underground.

  • Music

    September 4, 1997
  • Music

    August 23, 1995

    THE DAISY CHAIN

    FROM OBSCURITY TO A TOUCH OF NOTORIETY WITH TRIPPING DAISY.

  • Music

    November 9, 1994

    STATE OF GRACE

    SINGER-SONGWRITER JEFF BUCKLEY WEARS HIS AMBITIONS ON HIS SLEEVE.

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