#99: Eve Orenstein New Jersey-born mezzo soprano Eve Orenstein was born into alternative culture: Her mother is a composer and her father an artist and designer who's known for creating the first inflatable furniture back in the '60s. But her own cultural love in life turned out to be opera, a clas ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! The weather has finally cooled off a bit, but the shows haven't. Whatever your inclinations are this next couple of days, there are a plethora of options, from Devin Townsend Project tonight at the Summit Music Hall to Deltron 3030 tomorrow night at Cervantes' Masterpiece Bal ... More >>
Science Partner had its origins as a solo side project of Tyler Despres of Dualistics. When that band split up due to half the band moving out of state for work and the like, Science Partner became Despres main creative focus. The early shows may have been more acoustic affairs, but last year, by th ... More >>
The Brian Jonestown Massacre (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) has been through ups and downs since 1990. But through it all, singer and primary songwriter Anton Newcombe, has steered the band through releasing more great albums per decade than most bands have across entire career. For the unini ... More >>
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Sole has been very hard to ignore recently. He's been releasing tons of content in a variety of formats for free or cheap as he's preparing for his next album in the Mansbestfriend series (due May 15), as well as a new release from Sole and the Skyrider Band (Hello Cruel World due July 19). His late ... More >>
Darwin Deez Darwin Deez (due at Larimer Lounge tonight) came to the attention of wider and wider audiences relatively early in the band's career with the release of its singles "Constellations" and "Radar Detector." The videos for both songs revealed a band both eccentric, quirky and capabl ... More >>
On his latest release Cosmic, local producer/DJ Zeno fuses the spacey, out-of-this-world ambiance of "cosmic music" with the gritty, bass-heavy rumblings of dubstep to excellent effect. The nine-track album (six originals, three remixes) is available for free, meaning if you you've been curio ... More >>
Strange Powers moved back to the Mile High City from Austin last fall. Austin, he says, is not all it's cracked up to be. And besides that, he missed the Queen City, the place where he grew up, and where, given the choice, he prefers to hang his hat (know the feeling, Strange). Anyhow, dud ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list ... More >>
Today's entry has been growing on me for a few days. It's an AutoTuned cutup of Carl Sagan's Cosmos turned into a loving ode to science and our stellar potential that sounds like it could be a lost track from Boards of Canada or one of those other "listening electronica" acts from the late '9 ... More >>
David Grinspoon is popularizing science, one alien joke at a time.
From the week of August 18, 2005
Dirty Girls author tackles ethnic bias
DMNS launches a new intergalactic exhibit
From the week of October 24, 2002
B.C. Tours offers a politically incorrect view of Denver. From the beginning.
Unitarian minister Joel Miller finds out it's hard to lead the wrong kind of church in southwest Jefferson County
The sky's no limit for these Colorado scientists. They're heading straight for the Red Planet.
BIGer isn't always better. Just ask Glen Rains.