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Cat Power

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    December 13, 2013

    Matt Harvey on forming Exhumed: "We were the angriest fifteen-year-olds of all time"

    Exhumed (due at Denver Black Sky this Saturday, December 14, at the Gothic Theatre) started in San Jose, California when Matt Harvey, the band's sole original member, was just fifteen years old. Rather than following the trends of the genre at the time, Exhumed has remained faithful to the older ten ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    SAT | CAT POWER at GOTHIC THEATRE | 11/23/13 Cat Power is the sometimes solo, sometimes full-band, project of Chan Marshall. Although born in Atlanta, Marshall made her way to New York City in the early 1990s and became involved in the underground music scene in the Big Apple. In 1993, Marshall earn ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    The ten most timid musicians

    There's a long history of musicians who suffered from and overcame (or sometimes didn't overcome) crippling shyness, anxiety and stage fright to fulfill their dreams of standing in the spotlight. That spotlight, it's a cruel, uncaring light. So bright. So uncomfortably warm. Everyone's staring at yo ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    New Denver shows: Steely Dan, the Geto Boys, Brad Paisley, Selena Gomez, Ride Festival

    Steely Dan is making its way back to Colorado for a show at Red Rocks this August, and there's a bunch of other new shows to let you know about, including Brad Paisley at Fiddler's Green, the Geto Boys at Summit Music Hall, Ride Festival and Selena Gomez. Keep reading for the full rundown on these s ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    Bonnaroo lineup includes trio of Colorado acts

    If you missed the hour-long live-stream a bit ago in which "Weird Al" Yankovic announced the headliners for this year's edition of Bonnaroo, rest easy. We've got you covered. We took notes on all the acts announced thus far. Prepare to be overwhelmed. There's roughly ten billion on the bill, includi ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    Cat Power at Ogden Theatre, 01/24/13

    CAT POWER @ THE OGDEN THEATRE | 01/24/13 Cat Power -- better known as Chan Marshall and a Revolving Cast of Other Folks -- played a bizarrely unbalanced show last night at the Ogden. When it was good, it was transformative. When it was bad, it was hard not to feel a little sympathetic for the other ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Cat Power

    Thursday, January 24, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849. 

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    January 22, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    Ready for another solid week of shows? Good. There's plenty to look forward to this week, a diverse batch of offerings from the jammier side of things with the Disco Biscuits, who's setting up shop in Colorado for three nights, to the long and eagerly awaited Denver appearance of Cat Power to a floo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    The 25 best concerts this winter/spring

    As the winter chill finally thaws (work with us here -- we know it's still below freezing right now) and gives way to the hopefulness and fertility of spring, the upcoming concert season is likewise bursting with promise. Coming off one of the best years for live music in recent memory, the lineup i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    New shows: Animal Collective at the Ogden, the Avett Brothers at Red Rocks, the Revival Tour

    After the comforting lull of the holidays, things are starting to ramping back up nicely on the concert front. Some big announcements this week, including Animal Collective, who is slated to return to Denver for a show at the Ogden Theatre with Dan Deacon, and the Avett Brothers who are set for a tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    New shows: Lotus three nights at Boulder Theater, Crystal Castles at the Gothic and more

    A perennial favorite in Colorado, Lotus is making its way back to the Centennial state for a trio of shows at the Boulder Theater, while Crystal Castles is set to return for a date at the Gothic Theatre and Anthrax tops the Metal Alliance tour, a stacked bill at the Summit Music Hall this April that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    New shows: Cat Power, Lucero, Mike Cooley of the Drive-By Truckers solo show and more

    It's less than a week now until Christmas. Did you get all your shopping done yet? Ah, don't beat yourself up. Neither have we. If you're like us, you've probably got some people on our list who are just impossible to buy for, yes? If so, here's an idea, one that won't require you to brave the masse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins, week of October 1-7

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be too surprising to find that the most common (and our mutually favorite) topic of conversation among all of us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    New shows: STS9 and String Cheese NYE runs, Fun. at 1STBANK, DeVotchKa and more

    New Year's Eve is shaping up to be an epic night of shows, with the String Cheese Incident pulling into 1STBANK Center for a three-night NYE run (tickets on sale this Saturday, September 29), STS9 plays three shows at the Fillmore (tickets on sale Friday, September 28), and the Motet's Beginning of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    (UPDATE) New Concerts: Skrillex vs Knife Party, Bob Dylan and Green Day at 1STBANK

    A bunch of new shows this week. The two biggest of the bunch: Bob Dylan, whose new album, Tempest , hits the stores today, is coming to the 1STBANK Center for a two-night stand in late October, and Green Day, due for a date at the Broomfield venue in February. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, meanwhile, br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Backbeat's five most listened-to songs and albums, week of September 5, 2012

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be too surprising to find that the most common (and our mutually favorite) topic of conversation among all of us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and boy, wouldn't you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Indie collaborations: Are they taking cues from hip-hop?

    ​The National and Sharon Van Etten recorded a song for the Win Win soundtrack. It leaked yesterday, but Fox Searchlight has pretty well scrubbed the legal-ish streams. Regardless, the two artists are a good fit, Matt Berninger's sleepy baritone makes a seamless companion for Van Etten's own ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Matador at 21: Anyone got a spare, oh, $700 or so?

    ​As it happens, we don't have a spare $700 or so laying around. Boy, if we did, though, you wouldn't really have to be the betting type to wager where we'd be on Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 3. No contest: Matador at 21 in Las Vegas. Have you seen the lineup for this thing? Holy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Playlist Roulette: Ten "love songs" for your super sweet Valentine's mixtape

    Courtesy of shankar,shiva's FlickrIn the last two days I have overheard three different people discussing their carefully crafted Valentine's Day date playlists. Once I stifled the gag reflex, I started to wonder when the hell dates started requiring customized, more importantly, premeditated soundt ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of November 2, 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. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of all the things we'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Last Night: Juliette Lewis at the Fox Theatre

    Jon Solomon​Juliette Lewis, the Ettes, American BangFox TheatreTuesday, October 6, 2009Better than: Lewis' show with the Pretenders and Cat Power this past August. I wasn't expecting much before seeing Juliette Lewis open for the Pretenders and Cat Power during a ninety-degree afternoon last Augus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Hope Sandoval, Juliette Lewis, the Sounds shows announced

    ​Former Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval will be hitting the road next month for the first time in eight years on the heels of her forthcoming album, Through the Devil Softly, due September 29 on Nettwerk. Sandoval her band the Warm Inventions visit the Bluebird Thursday, October 1. Tickets are $22 ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 17, 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 of ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    April 10, 2008
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    January 31, 2008

    Cat Power

    Jukebox
    Matador

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    January 10, 2008

    Various Artists

    Juno: Music From the Motion Picture
    Rhino

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    November 6, 2007
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    March 22, 2007

    El-P

    I'll Sleep When You're Dead
    Definitive Jux

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    January 25, 2007

    Class of 2007

    A half-dozen acts that we think will catch fire this year.

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    November 16, 2006

    Tara Jane O'Neil

    Saturday, November 18, Chielle, 303-722-1877.

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Nine Lives

    Chan Marshall finds her way back to touring following a bout with exhaustion.

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    June 1, 2006

    Smoosh

    Wednesday, June 7, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Cat Power

    The Greatest (Matador)

  • Music

    July 7, 2005

    Diane Cluck

    Friday, July 8, Denver Zine Library, 303-297-1143; Saturday, July 9, Cedars Jazz Club, Colorado Springs, 719-578-5744.

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Critic's Choice

    Rachael Marcy

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    December 30, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Various Artists

    Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough (Fat Possum)

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    December 2, 2004

    Porlolo/Roger Green

    What Would This Be For (Self-released)

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    November 25, 2004

    Prosaics

    Aghast Agape EP (Dim Mak)

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    October 21, 2004

    Mirah

    Friday, October 22, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    June 24, 2004

    Carina Round

    The Disconnection (Interscope Records)

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    June 17, 2004

    Faun Fables

    Friday, June 18, hi-dive, 720-570-4500

  • Culture

    April 10, 2003

    Made With Love

    Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't.

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    March 20, 2003

    Backwash

    Fear of a hip planet? Austin swarms with the bercool during SXSW.

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    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

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    November 16, 2000

    Backwash

    Whitey on the Moon is one small step for Denver music.

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    July 15, 1999
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    July 31, 1997

    The Falling Ax

    Two Dollar Guitar's Tim Foljahn wants to bring you down.

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    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

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