Here are thirteen food trends that have become ubiquitous and shed the sheen of novelty -- now they're just dull and sometimes annoying, in spite of an exciting debut. (To keep things interesting, we've included a few food trends we hope continue into 2014 and beyond. See if you can identify which ... More >>
George Eder Pizza Republica 5375 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village 720-489-2030 www.pizzarepublica.com This is part two of my interview with George Eder, exec chef of Pizza Republica; part one of our conversation ran yesterday. Favorite Denver/Boulder restaurant(s) other than your own: Frasca, B ... More >>
ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA @ FOX THEATRE | 12/15/12 "Still, nothing sounds like that," Dweezil Zappa marveled after his band had made its way through "Who Are the Brain Police," the feedback-laden, surreal anthem from the 1966 Mothers of Invention album Freak Out!. Dweezil and the rest of the Zappa Plays Za ... More >>
Mickey Hart (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) was one of the Grateful Dead's two drummers; along with Bill Kreutzmann, Hart helped weave the unique polyrhythms of the legendary band. Whether as a solo artist, with the Dead or as an activist, Hart always puts his heart and his being into his ... More >>
Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods in Commerce City, three days, confirmed! The band just announced the second leg of its summer tour, and Colorado is on the docket for three shows: Friday, August, 31, Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2. A limited number of tickets are available through Phish ... More >>
Jon Fishman is one timekeeper with some crazy get upsThe Grateful Dead and Phish are often compared because of their fanatical fan bases, trippy live shows and psychedelic-rock flavored extended jams and improv. Lead singer/guitarist Trey Anastasio, bassist Mike Gordon, keyboardist Page McCon ... More >>
When Mane Rok released The Ugly Truth last year, his goal was to follow up that full-length album with a series of EPs and shorter pieces, working with each different producer who worked on the project. Fresh on the heels of going head to head with authorities in his provocative video for "Th ... More >>
Dudes in Denver are seriously stepping up their game. Just peeped the new video from the Fresh Breath Committee, and let's just say these cats aren't playing. The video, directed by Matt Hobbs of Vital Films, is for a new track called "The Dawn," illustrated here literally with shots of Crystal belt ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, we've received word that Lil Wayne is coming to town in August, followed by Santana and George Lopez, who are coming to Red Rocks in September. On local radio, Novus Folium, Justin Roth and Elephant Revival got spins. Meanwh ... More >>
This fall, Carlos Santana and George Lopez are hitting the road together on a tour they've dubbed Divine Rascals. Co-headliners, the pair will have them each offering up sets doing what they do does best; the former will be playing the hell out of the guitar, while the latter gets his funny o ... More >>
Cheryl Shuman.KushConII, December 17-19 at the Colorado Convention Center, has made news over its RTD bus ads, which have drawn protests from law-enforcement. But Cheryl Shuman, the event's international director of PR and media, would rather focus on the event itself, which she says takes me ... More >>
Dawes photographed by Matt Jacoby DAWES With Moondoggies • Romany Rye 11.15.10 | hi-dive Los Angeles's Romany Rye started the night off and set the tone for this three-band bill. Every band brought a similar sound centered on excellent vocals. The five-piece belted out four-part harmonies ... More >>
All right, so we were admittedly skeptical of how this whole "We Are the World" remake was going to turn out with the seemingly random cast of characters organizers assembled. When we first glimpsed the initial list of those present the night of the recording, there were some head scratchers in the ... More >>
Our friends over at CNN just posted a partial list of performers appearing on the "We Are the World" remake. From the looks of it, we put more thought into this whole thing than the organizers did. Okay, sure, there were a handful of bona fied stars that took part -- and we're assuming they've be ... More >>
Maybe size does count.
The latest news from Denvers counter culture.
Blues master Buddy Guy searches for a place in today's music industry.
From the week of August 3, 2006
Sean Paul has a serious side, too.
After years with Sonia Dada, Paris Delane is happy to be on his own.
All That I Am (Arista)
Monday, October 3, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
When money and fame supersede common sense.
Folksinger plays Swallow Hill
From the week of October 2, 2003
Mexico City's El Tri gives its fans the goods.
Cee-Lo breaks from the Mob in a solo quest to save hip-hop.
Change Is Coming (Emperor Norton)
Fifty years plus a dozen styles equals one Gato Barbieri.
How CSNY reproduced again.
Ozomatli hopes its cross-cultural music spurs a revolution -- and makes you want to dance.
A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.
At 74, Tito Puente is still sitting on Latin music's throne.
THERE WEREN'T THOUSANDS OF FIRST-RATE RECORDS RELEASED IN 1995. BUT THERE WERE NINETY.