This weekend's best shows include rapper Redman releasing a new album poolside in RiNo, Xiu Xiu bringing its newest noise to Larimer Lounge and "Jessie's Girl" to Fiddler's Green. There are plenty of other good ones in the next couple days -- the rest of our picks for the weekend are below.
Bad Weather California has reached its natural conclusion. Although the outfit still has a string of dates left to play, including a tour kickoff show is this Thursday, August 15, at the hi-dive, celebrating its brand new EP, Back Seats -- due out this week on Fire Talk -- Chris Adolf confirms that ... More >>
ALICE COOPER / MARILYN MANSON @ RED ROCKS | 6/3/13 The moment everyone was waiting for and had to guess was coming came at the very end of the show, when Alice Cooper came back on stage for his encore. As the familiar strains of "I'm Eighteen" drew cheers from the crowd, Alice took the first verse o ... More >>
I know it's hard to imagine now, especially with the temperature outside and the blanket of snow currently covering the Front Range, but summertime is just around the corner, which means the festival season is just getting ready to kick off. We know this because we're in the middle of putting togeth ... More >>
See also: King Tuff at Moe's Original BBQ, 8/28/12 King Tuff is the latest project of Kyle Thomas who has been seen in the psych folk band Feathers, the garage punk outfit Happy Birthday and the doom band Witch with J. Mascis. With King Tuff, Thomas has written a pretty diverse array of music, but ... More >>
JOY SUBTRACTION @ HI-DIVE | 8/4/12 See Also: - Joy Subtraction? Its members just enjoy screwing with Joy Division. "This is the first song on our new album," Joy Subtraction's Abe Brennan announced last at the hi-dive, goofing on Cheap Trick after the first couple of songs of the set. Then the ban ... More >>
See Also: • Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25 • Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 • More Today in History posts When the '80s became the '90s, everyone stepped up their game. Rap matured lyrically and became more sophisticated sonically, while rock became more intelligent and emotionally r ... More >>
Photo: Tom Murphy Git Some The Frantix, Git Some, the Omens and the Purple Fluid Saturday, September 20, 2008 Wax Trax Better Than: Most so-called “punk rock” shows. Wax Trax, long a stalwart of underground music in Denver, celebrated its 30th year anniversary this past Saturday with a full d ... More >>
The Cult, Action Action December 3, 2007, Fillmore Auditorium Better than: Seeing any band with “Guns,” “Revolver,” “Velvet,” “L.A.” or “Roses” in the name. The show was half-packed with strippers, heshers and goths, none visibly underage. Enough open space lay waiting for a b ... More >>
Alison Sudol is indeed someone You Oughta Know. Thanks, VH1.
The attendees at the February 15 Shins/Viva Voce concert constituted one of the most polite capacity crowds since the adjective "modern" was first affixed to "rock." Sure, there were plenty of folks who decided to wriggle their way to toward the front of the stage long after they should have, forcin ... More >>
Playing the Guggenheim? Ratatat has been there, done that.
The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.
An artist explores humanity's relationship to technology.
Time to float your goat
Population Me (Audium Entertainment)
The Boulder YMCA is getting kids amped on music.
From the week of July 17, 2003
A kinder, gentler Eddie Murphy plays Daddy once more.
After an auspicious debut, Pete Yorn releases music for a new Day.
By making it up as they go along, the members of Log chop down genre conventions.
Detroit's White Stripes will save your savage soul.
Festival of Mountain and Plain...A Taste of Colorado
The Beloved Invaders ride the wave.
Tomorrow's Sounds Today (Reprise)
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acknowledges Scotty Moore, the guitarist behind the King.
Fort Collins's Tanger moves to the front line of innovative punk.
The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs want to take you to Detroit Rock City.
Beatles producer George Martin tries to pass along the wisdom of the ages.
A new boxed set tries to wring every last drop from the music of the late moptop.
The B-Movie Rats want to star as the next monsters of rock.
Musically speaking, the Gaza Strippers put it all on.
The Smithereens' Pat DiNizio goes where he's never gone before.
D Generation aims to teach these young punks a thing or two.
HE'S ONE OF THE BIGGEST STARS IN SHOW BIZ--AND NO, THAT'S NOT A FAT JOKE.
CUTTING UP WITH THE CHAINSAW KITTENS.