Dead Can Dance

  • Music

    October 17, 2013


    I Am Mountain
    Hither and Yon

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Ghost B.C. at Ogden Theatre, 4/18/13

    Ghost @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4/18/12 As is customary at this point, before Ghost took the stage, Jocelyn Pook's haunting "Masked Ball" from Eyes Wide Shut came through the P.A. and perfectly set the mood for what was to follow. At first, the Nameless Ghouls took their places and started off with "Per As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Coachella 2013 YouTube schedule and lineup

    If you're one of the fortunate ones who's going to Coachella this weekend, feel free to go ahead and skip to the end of this post, where you'll find the full lineup and schedule. If, however, you're a flat broke music lover who'll be attending Couchella, as some clever dude somewhere has coined it, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Bandmate vs Soulmate: So who really knows Hearts in Space's Ezra-David Darnell better?

    Brace yourself: Today marks the triumphant, eagerly awaited return of the Mating Game, a feature we dreamed up once upon a time in which we pit bandmate vs soulmate to see who knows who better. It's often been said that being in a band is just like being in a relationship, that sometimes your bandma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    New Colorado concerts: The Deftones at the Fillmore, Steve Winwood at the Paramount

    This week, there's only been a handful of new shows announced, but they're all good ones, including the Deftones who are slated to hit the Fillmore in October just prior to the release of their new album, Steve Winwood, who's due at the Paramount in November, and Black Angels who will ring in the Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Ten best concerts of the summer

    Summer's over -- well, at least according to the time-tested, seasonal benchmark, the annual passing of Labor Day. Of course it still feels like we might burst into flames at any moment, but whatever. The Taste of Colorado has foist its parade of also-rans upon us and Phish has now come and gone, bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    New Colorado Concerts: Smashing Pumpkins at 1STBANK, Yonder Mountain at Boulder Theater

    Smashing Pumpkins leads this week's new show announcements. The '90s alt rock band fronted by Billy Corgan will make its way to Colorado this October for a show at 1STBANK Center. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday. Yonder Mountain String Band, Aesop Rock, the Faint and Mayer Hawthorne are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    New Colorado Concerts: Kreayshawn at the Fox, Sleigh Bells at the Boulder Theater and more

    See also: - Alanis Morissette, State Radio, Adventure Club and more - Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive and more - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Dead Can Dance at Temple Buell, 8/19/12

    DEAD CAN DANCE @ TEMPLE BUELL THEATRE | 8/19/12 See also: Dead Can Dance's Brendan Perry on the trance-inducing powers of making music in 6/8 time After a mesmerizing set, Dead Can Dance came back on stage for the first encore of the night to the sounds of an organic-industrial beat, azure backlig ... More >>

  • 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

    July 20, 2012

    Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces on staying current, Quincy Jones and Miles Davis

    See Also: Shabazz Palaces at UMS, Saturday, July 21 Shabazz Palaces is the brain child of Ishmael Butler and Tendair Maraire. The two met in Seattle when Butler moved back from New York after his stint in the critically acclaimed, jazz inflected hip-hop group Digable Planets. While the Planets have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 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 Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, Pretty Lights, Tenacious D, Umphrey's Mcgee and more were announced; Overcasters, Lumineers, Churchill and the Jekylls got spins on local radio; and recent albums from the Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Dead Can Dance at Buell Theatre on 8/19

    Dead Can Dance's Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard, who reunited last year for the first time since 2005 to start work on a new album, just announced a sixteen-date North American tour that stops at the Temple Buell Theatre on Sunday, August 19 and then wraps up on September 7 for an Austin City Limits ... More >>

  • Music

    March 8, 2012


    Solar Logos
    Symbolic Insight

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2012

    Review: Ghost at Marquis Theater, 1/27/12

    GHOST @ MARQUIS THEATER | 1/27/12Even before Ghost took stage, people started chanting for the band, which was interesting considering this is the outfit's first big tour. But that enthusiasm was rewarded when the strains of "Masked Ball" by Jocelyn Pook came over the P.A., with its reversed Romania ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2012

    Sense From Nonsense

    Invocation of Light

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Titwrench 2011 travelogue: Sin Desires Marie, Christina the Hun, Coathangers and much more

    Tom MurphyBast at Titwrench 2011 doing some belly dancing​TITWRENCH FESTIVAL | 7/29-7/31/11Friday, July 29 - Glob Every year it seems as though someone involved with Titwrench (likely Piper Rose) comes up with some kind of ritual to start off the festivities. This year, a woman calling herse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Dark Castle's Stevie Floyd on the genius of Death, her band's artwork and Woven Hand

    ​Dark Castle (due tonight at the Larimer Lounge, with Yob and Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire) from St. Augustine, Florida, is often lumped in with doom or death metal -- or whatever heavy music seems to be at least a few steps removed from mainstream metal. But the eclectic blend of so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2008

    Q&A with James Lumb of Electric Skychurch

    Electric Skychurch, appearing July 24 at the Church, is one of the seminal live electronic outfits to rise from American soil in the ‘90s. Inspiring vocals, funky bass lines, and smooth, flowing, trance-like textures are staples of the sound created by Skychurch founder James Lumb and his rotating ... More >>

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    The Siren Project

    Oriental Theater

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Dugout Canoe, Milton Melvin Croissant III, Fissure Mystic, Slight Harp and the Vivian Girls @ Rhinoceropolis

    Dugout Canoe, Milton Melvin Croissant III, Fissure Mystic, Slight Harp and Vivian Girls Friday, June 6, 2008 Rhinoceropolis, Denver Better Than: A line-up of music that’s pretty much the same throughout. Fissure Mystic’s set at Rhinoceropolis this past Friday was only its second since taking a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Reel World

    There's a world of music on screen this week.

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    The December Question

    Oriental Theater

  • Film

    October 21, 2004

    Gender Pretender

    Billy Crudup goes girly in the witty world of Stage Beauty.

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Wing Men

    Navigating hardship and hilarity, the Moths flutter toward greatness.

  • Music

    August 26, 2004


    Blue Album (ATO Records)

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    Local Color

    Backbeat writers weigh in on local CDs

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Frazer's Edge

    Paula Frazer artfully crosses the country divide with Tarnation. As a solo artist, she sticks more to the shadows.

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

  • Film

    May 4, 2000

    Hell, Caesar

    Gladiator doesnt lack heroism or spectacle, but its drama is tainted by cowardice.

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Sensory Overload

    For VAST's Jon Crosby, too much is just right.

  • Music

    September 10, 1998
  • Music

    January 15, 1998
  • Music

    November 14, 1996

    Mood Swingers

    The Czars make some of Denver's most beautiful noises.

  • Calendar

    October 18, 1995
  • Music

    November 9, 1994
  • News

    January 5, 1994

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of January 5