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    December 19, 2013

    The ten best EDM albums of 2013

    It was another big year for EDM, with some memorable people, places and moments. And there were a slew of chart-topping releases from producers, massive releases whether you dig the harder styles of four-on-the-floor big-room bangers or the soft trance melodies. There were a lot of hot releases in 2 ... More >>

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    December 12, 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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    August 6, 2013

    New Denver shows: Ben Harper, Empire of the Sun and Toro y Moi. On sale this weekend

    Ben Harper, always a local favorite, will be making his way back to the Mile High City for a show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Friday, November 8, as part of his fall acoustic tour. Tickets ($42.50-$75) go on sale this Friday, August 9 at 10 a.m. See also: Our constantly updated, super com ... More >>

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    July 30, 2013

    New Denver shows: Fiona Apple, Lady Antebellum, J. Cole, Of Montreal and more

    After an appearance last summer at the Paramount Theatre, Fiona Apple is making her way back to Denver for a show at Boettcher Concert Hall on Friday, October 11, with Blake Bills. Tickets ($49.50-$69.50) go on sale this Friday, August 2, at 10 a.m. No word on when tickets go on sale to the general ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    New Denver shows: John Legend and the Black Crowes. Tickets on sale this weekend

    Nine-time Grammy winner John Legend headlines the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Thursday, November 21, as part of his twenty-city Made to Love tour. Reserved tickets ($49.50-$89.50) go on sale on Saturday, July 27 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what local songs are bein ... More >>

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    July 16, 2013

    New Denver shows: Passion Pit, Umphrey's McGee and Tech N9ne on sale this weekend

    Passion Pit, still touring on the strength of last year's Gossamer, is making its way back to the the 1STBANK Center on Tuesday, October 15 for a show with the Joy Formidable. General admission tickets ($29.75-$36.50) go on sale this Friday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. Keep reading for more on the shows g ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    New Denver shows: KBPI's Locura Festival, Thirty Seconds to Mars. Tix on sale this weekend

    KBPI's first annual Locura Festival is slated to hit Fiddler's Green on Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2. Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction, and Volbeat are set to headline a bill that also includes HIM, Halestorm, All That Remains, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive an ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    New shows: Foxygen, Heavyweight Dub Champion and Salt-N-Pepa

    Foxygen is returning to Denver for a headlining date at the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday, September 24. Tickets for the show go on sale this Saturday, July 6, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, plus a rundown of local radio playlists and the top album sales locally ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013

    New shows: Rusko, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr. and Goblin. Tickets on sale this weekend

    Rusko is making his way back to the Mile High City on the Lift Me Up Tour, which is slated to make a stop at the Fillmore Auditorium on Wednesday, November 27, with Roni Size and Dynamite MC. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, June 28, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on ... More >>

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    June 18, 2013

    New Denver shows: MGMT, Luke Bryan and Jack Johnson. Tickets on sale this weekend

    After a being out of the limelight for a spell, MGMT is back with a new record and ready to hit the road. The outfit, who is slated to release its new album in August, is set to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Friday, September 6. Tickets ($35) go on sale on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. Keep rea ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Datsik on the differences between U.K. and U.S. crowds and how it has influenced his music

    With heavy distortion and intergalactic samples, Datsik fuses the heaviest elements of rap and dubstep to create a sound that's the equivalent of standing in the middle of an epic man-versus-machine battlefield. Datsik, known in his home town of British Columbia as Troy Beetles, followed up on the p ... More >>

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    June 11, 2013

    New Denver shows: My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, Lil Wayne on sale this weekend

    My Bloody Valentine, who was last in town three years ago at the Fillmore, will return to the Mile High City for an intimate and sure to be overwhelmingly loud show at the Ogden Theatre on Monday, August 19. Tickets for the show range from $45 to $50 and go on sale on this Saturday, June 15, at 10 a ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    New shows: the Eagles, OneRepublic, Shinedown, Bonnie Raitt on sale this week

    THE EAGLES @ PEPSI CENTER | SAT, 10/5/13 The Eagles, who just released the three-disc documentary History of the Eagles, hits the Pepsi Center on Saturday, October 5. The band will be performing classics spanning their entire career, as well as tunes from the bandmembers' solo catalogues. Tickets, w ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013

    New shows: Charles Bradley, Naked & Famous, Two Door Cinema Club and more

    Clear your calendar on Saturday, August 17. Whatever you've got going that day, cancel it. You don't want to miss this show; I'm telling you. The one-man soul revival known as Charles Bradley is coming to Denver, and he's going to play an intimate set at the Larimer Lounge. Be there, or you'll regre ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    Viceroy at Bar Standard, 4/26/13

    VICEROY @ BAR STANDARD | 4/26/13 I arrived fashionably late for Viceroy's guest DJ gig at Denver Disco. The San Francisco based DJs appearance at Bar Standard was definitely one of the more anticipated events of the spring. The Viceroy vibe is "summer all the time," and that definitely comes across ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    Did Daft Punk "Get Lucky" with Pharrell, or vice versa? Examining Pharrell's ten greatest misses

    Before it was even released, "Get Lucky," the first single from Daft Punk's forthcoming album "Random Access Memories," set the world on fire. From the fan edits of the track to the sixty second commercial from Saturday Night Live to the album teaser from Coachella, "Get Lucky" generated more than t ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    The worst of Coachella 2013: Weekend two

    Native American Headdresses These have still not gone away. In fact, one particularly irritating woman (not pictured) wore a towering feather mohawk weave, a sartorial statement that combined racism with rave gaudiness. On Friday, she pushed her way in front of us, obstructing our and everyone else' ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Worst of Coachella 2013: Weekend one

    Daft Punk Fake-Out Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Because we were fucking teased. On the main stage before the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a long commercial for their new album played, and then we found out that members of the d ... More >>

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    April 14, 2013

    New Order at Coachella, 4/13/13

    NEW ORDER @ COACHELLA | 4/13/13 While over at the main stage the bulk of the Coachella crowd was enduring Phoenix with the hope that Daft Punk would come out -- they instead got R. Kelly -- a smaller but perhaps-more-enthusiastic crowd got a first-rate greatest hits set from New Order last night. ... More >>

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    April 13, 2013

    Daft Punk at Coachella: The Rumors persist, and all the signs (and video) point toward yes

    Is Daft Punk playing Coachella? This is the burning question of the festival, being asked everywhere from the campsites to the press tent. Even though the French dance-punk duo officially squashed the rumors, not many people seem to be buying it. At least, not since last night. Just before Yeah Yeah ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, October 28-30, 2011

    ​This weekend is all about one thing: Halloween. While there are a couple things you can do without stretching your costume muscles, nearly all of the events happening are related to Halloween in some way. If you don't like the holiday, you best hit up the video store and stock up on full seas ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    A dozen cost-effective (read: cheap) music-related costume ideas for Halloween

    ​Sometimes, you just don't have the cash lying around to splurge on that expensive Halloween costume. Fear not, young heathens! We have compiled a list of costumes for you that cost nearly nothing. In fact, you probably have the materials lying around the house. Click through for some ideas. A ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Ten DIY robot costumes you can make for Robot Prom --or Halloween

    ​Robot Prom is just two days away, which means you'll need to get your metalic ass in gear if you want to have the most radical costume of the night -- or for Halloween two weeks later. To help you out, we've compiled the best DIY robot costumes we could find online (with instructions). So get ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011
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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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    February 21, 2011

    The first track from ROM mysteriously appears

    ​We don't know much about ROM. We know we've been seeing stickers around town, which is what made us to look it up in the first place, and now we know there's a Kickstarter project trying to fund a flexi disc. We also know it's made up of two people in Colorado who have been making music for a ... 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 >>

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    June 17, 2010

    Westword Music Showcase headliners: Ghostland Observatory's live show is as mesmerizing as it is unforgetable

    Chad Wadsworth​ From the beginning, Ghostland Observatory has gone into its musical endeavors with a certain level of personal ambition to make it the kind of band they've always loved themselves. Mixing a variety of electronic music styles with rock, soul and funk, this Austin-based outfit i ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010
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    May 5, 2010

    Top Ten Best Chiptune Pop Demakes

    As you may or may not be aware there is an entire scene of people demaking popular songs into 8-bit blips and bloops. While chiptunes, in general, have always attracted the most circuit-minded of musicians, the demakes themselves are a genre all their own. As the Tron clip above demonstrates, they ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010
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    January 11, 2010

    Freeloader: Explosive electro EP from Boom Ninja

    ​Having trouble getting going today? Head still a little fuzzy from the weekend's revelry? Well, you're in luck, because we've got something for you that will blow those cobwebs right out (not to mention blowing away whatever the cobwebs are attached to) and get you bouncing up and down in you ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Irony free disco at Problems D'Amour tonight

    DJs Boyhollow and Max Klaw are kicking off a monthly all-disco party tonight at the Walnut Room, but before you break out that white jumpsuit and faux-Saturday Night Fever shuffle, you need to know this is not about the irony. "We think this music deserves a real forum for expression and for people ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    Freaky Friday: "The Force" Swinging robodisco of the '70s

    Today's entry takes us way back to the swinging '70s, when disco was king and Star Wars was the cultural phenomenon. Some enterprising French types decided to combine the two into one synthesizer-driven, hip-shaking, spaced-out classic in a band called the Droids, a song called "The Force" and, supp ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009
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    August 22, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Getting Exposed

    Say, miss, is that Daft Punk you're grinding your junk to? Normally, I don’t have to try too hard to get exposed to new music. Thanks to hard-working publicists, record labels and musicians, my mailbox and email are usually filled with the latest and greatest. And I make a concerted effort to li ... More >>

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    March 13, 2008

    Justice for All

    An erstwhile hobby spells success for this Parisian duo.

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    February 21, 2008


    Tuesday, February 26, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    January 10, 2008

    Mini Reviews

    Mini Reviews

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    November 5, 2007

    Gogol Bordello's Acid-Spiked Vodka and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here’s a selection of the best of last week’s music blogging from around the Village Voice Media empire: My interest in Gogol Bordello is officially increased by a thousand percent after reading this review that compares the singer to Cousin Balki, from the ‘80s show Perfect Strangers, on a ... More >>

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    October 4, 2007

    Anders Trentemller Turns the Tables

    Although acclaimed behind the decks, this Danish DJ is ready to focus on his own music.

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    September 13, 2007

    Kanye West

    Island Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella

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    August 1, 2007

    Last Night: Daft Punk @ Red Rocks

    Daft Punk July 31, 2007 at Red Rocks Amphitheater Better than: A four-story-tall Light Bright The French electro/house duo Daft Punk descended on Red Rocks last night, dressed in their now-iconic robotic garb and encased in a radiant pyramid of light. The pyramid exploded with vivid imagery fueled ... More >>

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    July 26, 2007

    Daft Punk Diversifies

    From filmmaking to furniture design, this French duo is multi-faceted.

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    August 31, 2006


    Classics (XL Recordings)

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    April 6, 2006

    At All Costs

    Sunday, April 9, Marquis Theatre, 303-298-0900.

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    April 21, 2005

    Daft Punk

    Human After All (Virgin)

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    April 7, 2005

    VHS or Beta

    Sunday, April 10, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    February 17, 2005

    LCD Soundsystem

    LCD Soundsystem (DFA/Capitol)

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    April 12, 2001

    Daft Punk

    Discovery (Virgin/Daft Club)

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