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    May 30, 2014

    How Colorado effects pedal maker Mantic Conceptual is already getting national attention

    When Luis Etscheid and Caleb Henning launched their boutique effects-pedal company, Mantic Conceptual, in spring 2013, they had a great deal more curiosity than experience. Fortunately, the Denver-based musicians are pretty good at experimentation, and in their first year, they found an impressive l ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    July 31, 2012

    The five sassiest breakup songs of all time

    Katie and Tom. Katy and Russell -- everybody's breaking up these days, it seems. Hell, even Adam Levine traded in one Victoria's Secret model for another. Break ups aren't just relegated to the super couples or the superstars, obviously. Everybody's been been on the receiving end of being dumped -- ... More >>

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    March 18, 2012

    SXSW travelogue: Morning Clouds do laundry and play college flophouse

    Thursday, March 15: Thousands of bands were packed into stages around town, fans were going nuts on every street corner. How'd the Morning Clouds spend their off day? Doing laundry. We're pretty rock like that. With piles of clean undies and non-smelly socks back in our room, we managed to catch a g ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    London riots: ten albums we'd have saved from the PIAS fire

    ​The riots in the U.K. destroyed a lot of things, but one dear to our hearts is the Sony distribution center that housed the bulk of one of the largest distro's in Europe, PIAS. On the August 9, looters torched the entire facility, destroying the inventory of over 150 labels, including the lik ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ 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 >>

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    March 10, 2011
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    March 8, 2011

    New releases from DeVotchKa, The Frantix, Nicki Minaj top sellers locally this week

    ​DeVotchKa's excellent 100 Lovers, released last week on Anti, debuted at number one at both Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout and rounded out the top five at Wax Trax. Two Rick Kulwicki-related releases, meanwhile, The Frantix's My Dad's a Fuckin' Alcoholic and the Fluid's Purplemetalflake ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Adele, Stockholm Syndrome, OFF! top sellers this week at local record stores

    ​Adele's new album 21, released last week on Columbia, debuted in the number one spots at both Twist & Shout and Independent Records, while coming in third at Albums on the Hill. Stockholm Syndrome, meanwhile, claimed the top spot at Albums on the Hill with its latest, Apollo, released Februar ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011

    Deerhoof

    Monday, February 21, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

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    October 8, 2010

    Bad Religion, Shad and Eels 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 >>

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    August 19, 2010
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    December 16, 2009

    Top Ten Indie Rock Songs of the Decade

    The chills-inducing men of Midlake​To some, indie rock is an aesthetic, something between Sonic Youth and Pavement that's played by people with in mop-tops and ringer t-shirts with cans of Pabst atop their amplifiers. Others, meanwhile, might define indie rock literally as music recorded and p ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Q&A with Regan "Busdriver" Farquhar

    Photo by Brian TamborelloBusdriver with Busdriver.​ Boasting may seem like a hip-hop requirement, but it's actually possible to play the rap game without overdosing on self-love every other line. For proof, direct your gaze to the following Q&A with Regan Farquhar, who performs as Busdriver. T ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 24, 2009

    ‚ÄčAs music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (10/11/08-10/17/08)

    Disco doesn't suck so bad now that it's saving your sorry ass, does it? Here's a user-friendly guide to all of the top-notch content you might have missed out on while you were busy this week practicing your CPR skills to the beat of the disco classic "Staying Alive"...

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    October 13, 2008
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    October 10, 2008
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    October 10, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, October 10 edition

    Josephine and the Mousepeople stand tall. We've got so damn much new content today that as soon as I finish writing this blog, I'm taking the rest of the day off. Backbeat Online brings you live reviews of Nick Warren at Beta, as well as a Rhinoceropolis gig featuring BDRMPPL and Pictureplane, jo ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (10/4/08-10/10/08)

    Senator McCain, that song is not about you Here's a round-up of all the great content you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy following the saga of yet another band -- the Foo Fighters -- getting pissed about the McCain campaign using one of their songs to promote his candidacy. ... More >>

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    August 8, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (8/2/08-8/8/08)

    Call me daddy. No, really. Here's a convenient and useful guide to all the wonderful content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were reeling from the shock and disbelief of discovering that Clay Aiken, of American Idol fame, has somehow managed to spawn, and is now a fath ... More >>

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    August 5, 2008

    This Just In 8/7-8/13

    Panic at the Disco hits Broomfield Event Center Oct. 17. It's been an insanely busy week for concert announcements. We also just got word that Moby will in town for DNC and doing a DJ set at the Church on Wednesday, August 27. But in the meantime, here's a sampling of what's on sale this weekend. F ... More >>

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    May 28, 2008

    Q&A with Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson of the Roots

    The Q&A below starring Roots drummer Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson, whose band opens for Westword profile and Q&A subject Erykah Badu, represented a first for yours truly. Never before had I conducted an interview with an artist who spent the first portion of the conversation on a treadmill. But Thompson ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Critics' Picks for 2007

    Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite releases of the past year.

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    October 4, 2007

    Deerhoof

    Thursday, October 4, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    September 21, 2006

    Xiu Xiu

    Saturday, September 23, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    June 8, 2006

    Danielson

    Friday, June 9, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    June 1, 2006

    His Name Is Alive

    Wednesday, June 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    November 3, 2005

    Deerhoof

    Tuesday, November 8, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    October 27, 2005

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    June 26, 2003

    Band of Steel

    KaitO is saving the world, one song at a time.

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    April 24, 2003
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    November 1, 2001

    Backwash

    A new local indie label has got something to Shagg about.

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