As much of a stronghold as our town is for EDM, Denver is also a hotbed of hip-hop. Although we've always held true to the assertion, and such a declaration would seem perfectly reasonable to even casual observers, the point was never driven home more definitively than when we took a look back at th ... More >>
Making connections between Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Wonder Mike isn't such a stretch for Adam Bradley. As one of the editors of The Anthology of Rap, a newly released collection from Yale University Press, as well as the author of 2009's Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip-Hop, Bradley has ... More >>
Lizz Winstead, the subject of the following Q&A, is headlining five shows over two nights at the Comedy Works (click here for details), but she’s hardly the average standup comic. She co-created The Daily Show, one of the most influential comedy programs of the past decade-plus, serving as the pro ... More >>
Saturday, June 16
With troubles at Air America and sluggish ratings, AM 760 struggles to convince liberals that they have a place on talk radio.
Backbeat writers sound off on the best local releases of 2006.
Be there or be square!
Despite drugs, demons and an ever-revolving cast, the Brian Jonestown Massacre refuses to go gently into the night.
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
Hip-hop revivalists the Family Tree put the paddles to a dying art.
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote.
Pinning down Wyclef Jean, one of hip-hop's hottest commodities.
The Goodie Mob is a hip-hop group with a higher purpose.
Three locals are using the media to put Colorado hip-hop on the map.