The Centers for Disease Control recently released statistics that ranked cities by the percentage of residents who drink heavily (defined as men who have more than two drinks daily, and women who consume more than one) and binge drink (men who down more than five drinks at a sitting on occasion, and ... More >>
Like any other town, Denver has its share of cover bands, and those bands often tend to get overlooked, because, well, they're playing somebody else's music. Thus, our latest feature, Cover Band of the Week (or, perhaps more accurately, every few weeks, because let's be honest: There's a finite numb ... More >>
Kenn Amdahl is an author, an entrepreneur, and something of a homespun polymath based in Broomfield Colorado. Frustrated by difficulties getting his book, an educational manual leavened by bits of whimsy, Amdahl founded Clearwater Publishing in 1990. Since then, Clearwater has released 11 books from ... More >>
The ongoing Black Forest fire in El Paso County has destroyed 483 homes at this writing, as well as killing two people -- and we're fortunate that the loss of life wasn't nearly great enough to land it on this Wikipedia's list of noteworthy wildfires. The page is an awful record of scorched land and ... More >>
Last night's episode of Idol saw the top five performing '60s hits and Brit pop. For some, it was a swing and a miss; for others -- hot damn! Hollie Cavanagh had an energy on last night's show that leads the pack this week. She's no Tina Turner , but "River Deep Mountain High" may have been ... More >>
COUNTING CROWS @ PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 04.19.12 See Also: (Photos) Counting Crows at Red Rocks 7/09 Let's start with a piece of information that Counting Crows' Adam Duritz didn't share with the audience until the very end of last night's show at the Paramount: He felt like shit. Seriously. He was s ... More >>
The members of Speedwolf (due tonight at the Marquis Theater) specialize in brand of no frills metal in the vein of Motorhead and Venom, played with the playful ferocity of a hardcore band. The guys are not necessarily carrying the torch for that older style of heavy music as much as they'r ... More >>
Su-Yin MahBirds & Batteries San Francisco's Birds & Batteries may be essentially a pop band, but the lushness of the act's songwriting and the ability to evoke and articulate complex emotions with poetry and intensity is a rare talent these days. The group's latest album, 2010's Panorama, li ... More >>
Sleigh Bells is Derek Miller (from left) and Alexis Krauss So the story goes: Derek Miller met Alexis Krauss one day when he was serving her and her mother at a restaurant, and Krauss's mom pushed her into working on music with Miller. Until a few years ago, Miller had been living in souther ... More >>
Mayor and chef John HickenlooperWhen Ray LaHood, secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, stood up to address the U.S. Conference of Mayors last week, he gave a special shout-out to John Hickenlooper, who'd met with him in Denver the week before when LaHood was in town for a job su ... More >>
The Black Crowes, Vetiver Saturday, Dec. 13 Fillmore Auditorium Better than: Revisiting the sounds of '60s soul and '70s rock with a middling bar band. "I swear I've heard that riff before." That was the recurring thought as I watched the Black Crowes and Vetiver perform Saturday, as the solos, the ... More >>
Photo: Tom Murphy Primasonic Boss 302 w/Primasonic and The Geds Saturday, July 26, 2008 3 Kings Tavern Better Than: Or rather, more fun than, a barrel full of monkeys. Primasonic had played a few songs by the time I got to 3 Kings and they were very much a different band than the outfit I had se ... More >>
You see a lot of things on a 950-mile road trip, although you don't see them for long if you're trying to average 77 miles (with gas/bathroom stops). But on that long trip yesterday from Clearwater Junction, Montana, to Denver, Colorado, the most welcome sight of all may have been the sign on the Lo ... More >>
Logging onto my computer, it almost hurt to type my password. For now, it is the name of a small town fifteen miles away from the Montana cabin where my family has spent every summer since 1970. The experts tell you not to choose a password that people might be able to figure out, but there's no rea ... More >>
From the week of June 3, 2004
The Way It's Going to Be (Lawnmower Records/Desert Airport Music)
John Vanderslice is an excellent musician and songwriter. He's also a pretty good prankster.
A web of intrigue surrounds the high-stakes legal brawl between FACTnet and the Church of Scientology.
BROTHERS JEFF AND JONATHAN SET OUT ON DIFFERENT PATHS. ONLY ONE SURVIVED.A DEATH IN THE FAMILY HOLLYWOOD WANTED TO MAKE A MOVIE OF JEFF DAHL'S LIFE--BUT NOT WITH THIS ENDING.
AND IT THREW BRAD AND LISA MOORE ONE HELL OF A CURVE.A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN FOR BRAD AND LISA MOORE, OPENING DAY WAS POSTPONED ON ACCOUNT OF PAIN.