• Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    The fifteen best female-fronted fuzz guitar bands

    In the past few years, fuzz guitars have come conspicuously back to the forefront, and they're being played by some female-led outfits that sound like they came straight out of mid '90s, the time when Juliana Hatfield, Liz Phair and Courtney Love were queens of the Sam Goody racks. With jangly and d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Brian King of Japandroids on Husker Du, the Gun Club and the lost art of album art

    Japandroids (due tonight at Larimer Lounge) started out with its own reinterpretation of angular, splintery punk and post-punk. But instead of sounding like another band that just discovered the Stooges or Joy Division, Japandroids plays its songs with a certain conviction you normally hear in blue- ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2012

    Los Campesinos!

    Tuesday, January 31, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Wesley Eisold of Cold Cave talks about the bold new sound of Cherish the Light Years

    Sebastian MlynarskiFrom left: Wesley Eisold, Jennifer Clavin and Dominick Fernow are Cold Cave.​ For a band that plays moody, dramatic synth pop, Cold Cave (due at the Larimer Lounge on Monday, April 11) has an unusual pedigree. A veteran of several hardcore bands, including Some Girls and Americ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    U2's 360° Tour skips comes to Denver

    Update: Just received word that U2 will be bringing its 360° tour to Denver on Saturday, June 12, at Invesco Field. Oh happy day! No word yet on when tickets will go on sale, but they Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 6, and will reportedly range from $55 to $250 online at the Invesco Field bo ... More >>

  • Music

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Q&A with Tom Campesinos! of Los Campesinos!

    No, Los Campesinos! isn't a band from a Spanish-speaking country. It's based in the U.K. And no, Tom Campesinos!'s last name isn't Campesinos!. He and his fellow bandmates perform under half-pseudonyms, Ramones style. As for his real name, Tom didn't spill -- but he did share plenty of other stuff i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2008

    Q&A With Matt Tuck of Bullet For My Valentine

    In the States, the music of Bullet For My Valentine – the subject of a profile in the February 28 Westword – is typically lumped into the modern rock, hard rock or screamo categories. But as lead singer/guitarist Matt Tuck makes clear in the following Q&A, he considers his band to be part of the ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 17, 2005

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    I Fathered a Terror Suspect

    Losing the name game at our country's airports.

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2003

    Trickle-down Theater

    Urinetown co-writer is swamped with success.

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    The Wide World of Grief

    Colorado has become one of the country's hubs for teaching, and learning, how to feel bad.

  • Film

    July 6, 2000

    A Rave Review

    Groove turns techno culture into tribal ritual.

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Animal Instincts

    The Pet Shop Boys maintain their pop pedigree with a new album and tour.

  • News

    January 17, 1996