DJ Spooky at AstrolandDJ SPOOKY at ASTROLAND, BOULDER | 7/8/11On the last day of this year's version of Naropa's almost forty-year-old Summer Writing Program, started by Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg in the 1970s, two visiting instructors among the summer faculty signing books and chatting ... More >>
Jon SolomonEarlier this year Thurston Moore made a bit of, ahem, noise when he gave a dissertation on white noise to children between the ages of eight and twelve-years-old in New York City. It looks like he's now moving on to students a little older for his next round of teaching. Next summe ... More >>
Convergence is the name of the game in Dialog:City.
Bob Marley and the Wailers Roots, Rock, Remixed (Quango) Since most remix/tribute discs bite, the listenability of Roots, Rock, Remixed comes as a pleasant surprise. With a couple of exceptions, the album’s programmers wisely steer clear of the most overplayed Marley material in favor of less kno ... More >>
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
Drums of Death (Thirsty Ear)
Sunday, April 24, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399.
Celestial Mechanix: The Blue Series MasterMix (Thirsty Ear)
Saul Williams is a thought-provoking Renaissance man who has a way with words.
Karsh Kale spins the soundtrack as blissful worlds collide.
Satan, screamo and superstardom clash in Racebannon's high-concept hardcore.
Don't look for DJ Spooky's new CD in his slot at the record store. It's not for sale.
Plagiarythm Nation (Evolution Controlled Creations/Seeland)
Optometry (Thirsty Ear)
Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.
These student DJs are hip-hop professors.
Kool Keith, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, Belle and Sebastian, Tricky With DJ Muggs and Grease, Reggae Gold 1999
DJ Spooky is writing one of hip-hop's most mesmerizing chapters.
We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.
A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.
Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.
Laetitia Sadier on Stereolab's experiments in sound.