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    July 25, 2014

    The eleven must-see sets at this weekend's Underground Music Showcase

    The Underground Music Showcase is underway. Last night's kickoff of the 400 band festival featured standout sets from the likes of Jux County and Homebody. But there's plenty more to see and here. We've picked out eleven of the sets we're most excited about. See also: Denver musicians talk about ... More >>

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    July 14, 2014

    Syntax Physic Opera proves its potential on opening weekend

    Despite the closure of Broadway south of Alameda, it wasn't too difficult to find one's way over to Syntax Physic Opera on opening weekend. Walking through the front door felt like exiting Broadway in Denver on a hot July evening and entering a '50s jazz lounge or after-hours club, with more simplif ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    THE DEAR HUNTER @ MARQUIS THEATER | TUES, 4/16/13 The Dear Hunter was a side project launched in 2005 while Casey Crescenzo was touring with his now-former band, the Receiving End of Sirens. He had been writing songs on his laptop and recording them in his spare time. Crescenzo eventually devoted fu ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013

    The ten best metal shows in Denver this April

    KVELERTAK @ LARIMER LOUNGE | TUES, 4/30/13 Kvelertak formed in 2007. Completely disregarding a line between metal and punk, the Stavinger, Sweden-based act brings the sonic intensity and violent and frayed dynamics of bands like Breather Resist. The band's song "Mjød" appeared in the end credits fo ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: 12/7-12/9

    Welcome to the weekend, y'all. Breathe easy. You made it. Good Friday to you. And, oh, what a good Friday it is. Another stacked weekend of music awaits you. Just like the Broncos win streak continues, so does the steady stream of solid shows, whether you're hankering for some old-school punk or old ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012

    Monroe Monroe


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    November 22, 2012

    Paul Banks

    Tuesday, November 27, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.

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    October 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Five best concerts in Colorado this weekend

    See also: - Brennen Bryarly goes Into the Night as option4 - Parting words: A Sauna Q&A before its farewell show - Sharon Van Etten Q&A: "I get nervous sometimes that my songs are too personal" - Q&A with Brendan Perry of Dead Can Dance - Q&A with Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights Welcome to the ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2012

    Dead Can Dance

    Sunday, August 19, Buell Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Otis Taylor and Trace Bundy top our weekly playlists

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Music

    January 14, 2010

    The Twilight Garden

    A World We Pretend

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    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Hot Congress Show 1 at Moe's Original Barbecue

    Hot Congress Show 1: The Jim Jims, Lil Slugger, The Pseudo Dates and Vitamins Friday, January 30, 2009 Moe's Original Barbecue, Denver Better Than: A bill where a random group of bands is thrown together. Opening this show was the Jim Jims. I'm not sure what I was expecting, but it sure wasn't a go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Live Review: Des Tours, the Don'ts and Be Carefuls, Pleistocene at Larimer Lounge

    Photo: Tom Murphy The Don'ts and Be Carefuls Des Tours, the Don’ts and Be Carefuls, Pleistocene Tuesday, July 14, 2008 Larimer Lounge Better Than: The generic Mariachi music I hear in my mom’s neighborhood. Due to a prior commitment, I missed all but the tail end of the final Pleistocene song ... More >>