WYE OAK With Callers 04.02.11 | Larimer Lounge As far as standout female voices in today's indie-landscape, the front seems to be dominated as of late by heavyweights like Best Coast's Bethany Cosetino or Beach House's Victoria Legrand. But a serious chunk of room needs to be made for both Brookl ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fo ... More >>
Gary Isaacs With DeVotchka's forthcoming album, 100 Lovers, the Denver quartet has released possibly it's finest album to date. Frontman Nick Urata says they spent about a year making the album in Tuscon, and let the songs cook a bit longer and ferment than on previous efforts, which might e ... More >>
Pennywise is one of the many bands at this year's Vans Warped TourWhile the Mile High Music Festival was announced yesterday, the Vans Warped Tour is also coming to town. Alkaline Trio, Andrew W.K., Bring Me the Horizon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Every Time I Die, Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, Face ... More >>
As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword will be offering ... More >>
This must just be the week for seemingly inactive bands to unceremoniously jump back into the fold. Earlier this week, we posted an item about the Titan Courageous, who's been off the grid for a while, making new music. Now we've received confirmation that Three Miles West, an outfit led by Russ ... More >>
Sunday, August 9 is going to be a busy day for music in the Mile High, when Kings of Leon stops by Red Rocks, and the skater-centric Vans Warped Tour, pulls into Invesco with more than fifty bands in tow, including 3OH!3, Bad Religion, NOFX, Less Than Jake and Flogging Molly, among others. A few mor ... More >>
I love a good cover. Today, I ran across this list of the best and worst covers of all time and it got me thinking about the art of covers. I know people who hate them, regardless of quality and a lot of people just don't seem to get the point. To some degree it goes back to that punk ethos of DIY, ... More >>
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Tommy Womack is still rattling Nashville's cage, but in a kinder, gentler way.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
Ralph Carney, Charlie Haden Quartet West, Enemymine, Styx
Return of the grievous angel--a tribute to Gram Parsons, The Road Kings, Paul Westerberg
Guy Klucevsek takes the accordion beyond and back.
A chromosome-challenged critic gets in touch with his feminine side.
August 20 - 26, 1998
Neko Case aims to shake up the world of country music.
Nina Storey is moving into one of her career's most important chapters.
Robert Earl Keen won't dumb down his music for country consumption.
Neil Halstead on the moody, desolate sound of Mojave 3.
16 HORSEPOWER FINALLY GETS THE RECORD CONTRACT IT DESERVES.
WHY GUITARIST DAVID ROBACK WANTS YOU TO KNOW AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE ABOUT MAZZY STAR.