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 >>
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 >>
Tuesday, January 31, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
From the week of November 17, 2005
Losing the name game at our country's airports.
Urinetown co-writer is swamped with success.
Colorado has become one of the country's hubs for teaching, and learning, how to feel bad.
Groove turns techno culture into tribal ritual.
The Pet Shop Boys maintain their pop pedigree with a new album and tour.