Carl Sagan

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Gretchen Marie Schaefer

    #68: Gretchen Marie Schaefer Artist Gretchen Marie Schaefer, another TANK Studio member with roots as a RedLine resident, explores issues of mortality, decay and rebirth in two and three dimensions, building installations that take off from where her drawings leave off, using and reusing materials ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Photos: Five potheads who went on to change the world

    Ever have big plans for your life, but then you got high? Lethargic and under-achieving potheads may have created a bum rap for all of us, but that doesn't mean success and lighting it up are mutually exclusive. Breaking news: a lot of famous celebrities and creative-types smoke weed. If this surp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Eve Orenstein

    #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 >>

  • News

    October 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 14-16

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Tyler Despres of Science Partner on how a really good melody should be like a nursery rhyme

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe on Beck, living in Germany and Bright Channel

    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 >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2011

    Science Partner

    Rocky Mountain News
    Larksmith Station Records

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    A first look at "The Deadliest Game," the lead video from Sole's Mansbestfriend Volume 5

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Darwin Smith of Darwin Deez on his videos and his informal agenda as an artist

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Take a dubstep-powered space journey with Zeno's Cosmic

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Download an unreleased track from Strange Powers

    ​ 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 5, 2009

    ​​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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Freaky Friday: Carl Sagan - "A Glorious Dawn" ft. Stephen Hawking

    ​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 >>

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    Rocket Man

    David Grinspoon is popularizing science, one alien joke at a time.

  • News

    August 18, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 18, 2005

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2004

    Latin Lesson

    Dirty Girls author tackles ethnic bias

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2003

    Space Is the Place

    DMNS launches a new intergalactic exhibit

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 24, 2002

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Book, Chapter and Verse

    B.C. Tours offers a politically incorrect view of Denver. From the beginning.

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    The Black Sheep

    Unitarian minister Joel Miller finds out it's hard to lead the wrong kind of church in southwest Jefferson County

  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Mars or Bust

    The sky's no limit for these Colorado scientists. They're heading straight for the Red Planet.

  • Film

    July 10, 1997
  • Film

    May 29, 1997
  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Growing Pains

    BIGer isn't always better. Just ask Glen Rains.