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DJ Shadow

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    September 26, 2013

    DJ Shadow isn't so sure that Endtroducing was the first 100 percent sample-based record

    Born Joshua Davis, DJ Shadow made great waves with his first proper album, 1996's Endtroducing, which has been lauded as the first album made up entirely by samples. By then, he'd already made a name for himself as a producer with some singles and production work out on Mo' Wax Records, and with Ent ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    FRI & SAT | BIG GIGANTIC at FILLMORE, RED ROCKS | 9/27-9/28 Last year's Big Gigantic date at Red Rocks was the best EDM shows of the year in this state, and that speaks volumes, given how many stellar acts there were to choose from. The feeling of hometown pride, in both the band and the crowd, was ... More >>

  • Music

    July 11, 2013

    Qknox

    On a Remote Frequency Outpost in Space
    Self-released

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    July 9, 2013

    Bass Kleph on making his DJ sets pop with finger-drummed beats on his drum machine

    Bass Kleph drummed in Loki, a rock-focused band that achieved modest success in Australia several years back, before he turned his focus to electronic music. The electro virtuoso incorporates some elements of house in his sound and is well-known for blending live drum-machine components into his DJ ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    The best EDM shows in Denver this weekend

    BONOBO @ OGDEN THEATRE | FRI, 4/26/13 Simon Green's Bonobo project has taken chilled-out downtempo on a meandering journey through complex syncopation, sweeping strings and heavy bass lines since 1999, when he released the single "Terrapin" on the Tru Thoughts label. Since then, Green has created fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Ernest Greene of Washed Out on how drums bring a different energy to the live show

    Washed Out (due Thursday, April 26, at the Bluebird Theater) started out as a bedroom project of Ernest Greene when he was living in Perry, Georgia. As with many artists in the last decade or so, Perry connected with other independent musicians through the Internet, where he posted music to MySpace, ... More >>

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    April 22, 2012

    Levitate Festival at 1STBANK Center, 4/20/12

    LEVITATE FESTIVAL @ 1STBANK CENTER | 4.20.12 See Also: • (Q&A) Rusko: "I, of course, support medical marijuana, and I am clearly a patient." • (Profile) OMG! Rusko's stepping into mainstream territory with his new album • (Review) Rusko, M80 Dubstation at the Ogden Theatre, 09.21.10 • (Revi ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets, 4/20 edition: Levitate, Cypress Hill, Das Racist and more

    See Also: A 4/20 playlist from Westword's marijuana critic William Breathes Happy 4/20! Welcome to the end of another work week. As always, there are plenty of music options to consider this weekend -- and that's whether you're living the Mile High life or not. The second edition of the annual Levi ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Rusko: "I, of course, support medical marijuana, and I am clearly a patient."

    For Colorado's annual celebration in honor of smoking the ganja -- known otherwise as the twentieth of April to non-imbibers -- Rusko (aka Christopher Mercer), the reknown dubstep producer hailing from the England, is bringing his production to 1STBANK Center, along with DJ Shadow, Paper Diamond and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring the Beach Boys, Florence the Machine, the Walkmen, Passion Pit and Justice were announced; Coles Whalen, Caleb Slade, FaceMan and the Apples got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Adele, Te ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Levitate Festival at 1STBANK 4/20: Rusko, DJ Shadow, Paper Diamond and Pictureplane

    This year, 4/20 is going to be even doper than usual. The folks at AEG have teamed up with Elm & Oak to present the second edition of Levitate Festival at the 1STBANK Center with DJ Shadow, Rusko, Paper Diamond and Pictureplane.

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    April 22, 2011

    How does the Shpongletron Experience rank among the other top five electronic stage shows?

    ​Since the first Shakespearean performance with blaring trumpets, cross-dressed men, confetti poppers and a curtain call, stage spectacles have only gotten better. With technological upgrades allowing music to actually control the visuals, accompanied with professional lighting engineers and a ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    January 20, 2011
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    December 10, 2010

    Cut Chemist on crate digging, Jurassic 5 and Boyd Rice

    ​Cut Chemist (real name Lucas MacFadden) has been constantly redefining the art of turntablim for the past seventeen years as a member of Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli, in addition to being an innovative solo artist. Blending everything from funk and soul to hip-hop and bossa nova, Cut Chemist's sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    DJ Shadow at the Ogden, 11/19/10

    Aaron Thackeray​ DJ SHADOW With Pigeon John 11.21.10 | Ogden Theatre See slideshow and read the interview with DJ Shadow Josh Davis (aka DJ Shadow) has come a long way since his days collaborating with hip-hop icons Gift of Gab and Lyrics Born, and his skills have only gotten more sharply ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Beautiful woman trapped in giant ball and other weird photos from our weekend slideshows

    ​Who is this beautiful woman, and why is she trapped in a giant orb? An explanation can be found in our photo gallery of the DJ Shadow show at the Ogden -- and there are more striking images from whence it came. Check out Head PE at Summit Music Hall, Frock Out 2010, shots from the 2010 Westwo ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    DJ Shadow on the potential extinction of vinyl and his massive record collection

    Dean Fernando​ Josh Davis, better known as DJ Shadow, is one of those artists that invents genres. Since the release of his 1996 critically-acclaimed debut, Endtroducing....., he has been regarded as one of the founding fathers of instrumental hip-hop. Endtroducing..... made the Guinness Book ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010
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    November 18, 2010
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    November 12, 2010

    Aloe Blacc, Harry Nilsson, Kid Cudi fill our playlists this week

    ​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?" 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 al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Pretty Lights, Ween and Jay-Z filled our playlists this week

    ​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?" 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 al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    B.B. King, DJ Shadow, Os Mutantes shows announced

    ​Master bluesman B.B. King, who seems to visit these parts a couple times a year, returns the the Boulder Theater on Saturday, January 22. Tickets ($77.50 general admission, $96.50 reserved, $124.50 gold circle) go on sale this Saturday, October 2 at 10 a.m. When DJ Shadow hits the Ogden Thea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    American Tomahawk, Chromeo, Black Milk fill our playlists this week

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    B.o.B., Bop Skizzum, Tommy Metz and The Pirate Signal 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 >>

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    March 18, 2010

    Heavy Rotation: Pretty Lights, Liars, Gorillaz top our weekly playlists

    Pretty Lights. Photo by Aaron Thackeray​ ​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, o ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 4, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>

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    December 18, 2009

    Top 10 Reissues of the Decade

    This Heat finally makes it Out of Cold Storage​Reissues are a difficult breed, on one hand they seek to garner a new audience, on another they have to pay heed to what fans are looking for. The best reissues not only remind you why you liked the band in the first place, but help in keeping tha ... More >>

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    May 18, 2009

    Rocky Mountain Low top seller at Wax Trax

    Rocky Mountain Low, a compilation of Colorado underground bands of the late 1970s, was the top seller at Wax Trax for the week of May 17. Green Day's new album came in second, while Peaches, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Obits grabbed slots in the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

  • Music

    March 19, 2009

    The Mighty Underdogs

    Thursday, March 19, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    December 23, 2008

    Rap-Up: Kid Hum's Fossil Fuel... for free?

    Fresh from producing the excellent Whygee and Sunkenstate project, Suicide Watch, producer Kid Hum (also known as DJ Dylon on Basementalism) goes off on his own with a solo project. He's currently offering his instrumental album, Fossil Fuel, for free download, and trust me, this is something you do ... More >>

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    February 18, 2008

    The Art of the DJ and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: If you don't believe that DJing can be a legitimate artform, this live review -- covering DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist together on eight turntables, mashing up the theme to Gilligan's Island with "Stair ... More >>

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    February 8, 2008

    Last Night ... DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Kid Koala @ Ogden Theater

    Slide Show DJ Shadow Cut Chemist, Kid Kiola Thursday, February 7, 2008, Ogden Theater Better than: Dancing with the waitresses at Tom’s Diner. A long long time ago, 1996 to be exact, some sage named Beck surmised that the one key to any party was “two turntables and a microphone.” That sa ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist

    Thursday, February 7, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

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    May 2, 2007

    Coachella, Yeah!

    Celebrities spotted in this tent. Our Denver contingent arrived at the Coachella campgrounds Thursday night to set up; we quickly became known as the "Denverites who came with the Hawaiians." The entire festival was amazing, but here are some of the highlights: Friday: Brother Ali, Digitalism, To ... More >>

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    April 26, 2007

    DJ Shadow

    Sunday, April 29, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

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    October 26, 2006

    Cut Chemist

    Sunday, October 29, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    September 28, 2006

    Death Before Dishonor

    Living on the Jib (American Trash Republic)

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    DJ Z-Trip

    Thursday, June 1, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 1-866-455-2263.

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    July 7, 2005
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    March 10, 2005

    Fog

    10th Avenue Freakout (Lex)

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    January 1, 2004

    Critic's Choice

    Blackalicious

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    August 22, 2002

    Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

    Dap-Dippin' With... (Daptone)

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    July 11, 2002

    DJ Shadow

    The Private Press (MCA)

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    March 14, 2002

    Critic's Choice

    Lake Trout

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Handsome Boy Modeling School/Quannum Projects

    So...How's Your Girl?
    (Tommy Boy)

    Quannum Spectrum
    (Quannum Projects)

  • Music

    September 24, 1998

    Say Unkle

    Mo Wax founder James Lavelle tries to explain Unkle, the sort-of band behind one of the year's most flamboyant albums.

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    April 17, 1997
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    April 3, 1997

    The Shadow Knows

    DJ Shadow makes instrumental music. But he can't keep quiet about the state of hip-hop.

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    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

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