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Depeche Mode

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    January 24, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    Once upon a time, it was enough for a DJ to weave a spell on the dance floor, but those days are long gone. Now, anyone dabbling in electronic music had better have some serious chops as a producer. And when it comes to production, Alex Metric is one of the finest acts currently on the scene. He's r ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    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 ho ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now. What's rocking your world this week?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

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    April 2, 2013

    New Denver shows: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, Fall Out Boy and Warren Haynes

    Brace yourself for the return of Fall Out Boy. The dudes are evidently back to save rock and roll. Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, meanwhile, are teaming up for a co-headlining date at Fiddler's Green for the Honda Civic Tour, and Warren Hayes is set to collaborate with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on Kill Mother F*cking Depeche Mode and how it came about

    KMFDM (originally Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid) started as performance art one-off in 1984 that evolved into an ongoing concern. Founding member Sascha Konietzko was soon joined by drummer and vocalist En Esch, who formed the core of the band until its temporary split in 1999. With various collabo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Fifty Shades of Grey CD? Here are five better tunes for kinky inspiration

    Ever since E.L. James' first rectal-extraction, the book Fifty Shades of Grey, hit the market like a drunken Rip Torn ramming his car into a tractor-trailer, the merchandise spin-off has been explosive -- or catastrophic, depending on your point of view. Stockings, garters, underwear, pajamas, robes ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    The Bloody Scallywags doing "She Sells Sanctuary" by the Cult at 3 Kings Tavern

    Rachel Hendrix​If you missed the Bloody Scallywags at 3 Kings Tavern over the weekend, it looks like you missed quite an entertaining show. Although the dudes were officially tasked with channeling Echo and the Bunnymen for last night's Bands In Disguise bill, which also featured Choke the Wor ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    3 Kings Tavern gets its scary on with a pair of back-to-back spooktacular Halloween shows

    If we know you (and let's face it -- we know you well, probably better than your mom), your plans for Halloween have already begun to take shape. Yes? Well, before you move that entry from pencil to ink on your calendar, there are a few more enticing options to consider at 3 Kings Tavern. On Satur ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Win tickets to see KMFDM tonight at Summit

    Okay, so as long as we can remember back everyone we know has always claimed that KMFDM was short for Kill Motherfucking Depeche Mode. Cute, but obviously that's a load of horseshit. Tell us below what the name actually stands for and then offer up your clever acronym of what it could stand for, and ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Lollapalooza lineup: The Chain Gang of 1974 and Tennis due at this year's fest in August

    ​Lollapalooza turns twenty years old this year. Can you believe it? We can't. Doesn't seem like it was two decades ago when Perry Farrell introduced America to his roving festival in 1991. The inaugural version, which made a stop at Fiddler's Green, featured Farrell's band Jane Addiction, alon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Cold Cave at the Larimer Lounge, 4/11/11

    Aaron Thackeray​ COLD CAVE With Force Publique 04.11.11 | Larimer Lounge My companion's flowery dress was almost comically out of place amid all the black at the Larimer last night, as local and national representatives of the darkwave revival took the stage for some synth-heavy brooding. It ... More >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Cold Cave

    Monday, April 11, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    November 4, 2010
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    June 3, 2010

    La Roux

    Saturday, June 5, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

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    May 12, 2010

    Nathaniel Rateliff, Sleigh Bells and Bruno Mars top 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

    November 19, 2009

    Q&A with Vaughn Harris of Nitzer Ebb

    ​Nitzer Ebb, from Essex, England, helped to define the musical style called EBM with its heavy industrial rhythms and stark vocals. As with emo, another much-maligned genre, EBM started out as a vital and relevant music whose pioneers never chose to name with a blanket term to encompass a music th ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009

    Q&A with John Eriksson of Peter Bjorn and John

    Peter Bjorn and John.Although John Eriksson, who stars in this week's Westword profile of his band, Peter Bjorn and John, was trained to be a classical percussionist, and spent years as a member of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, he's come to appreciate the perks of being a rock star -- partic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Nostalgia and nausea: Putting together the perfect '80s mix

    You've had the experience. You're driving in the car or Pandora-ing or even - gasp! - listening to the radio when that song comes on - the one you can't believe you forgot all about. Instantly, you're transported in time and space - back to that kegger during your freshman year when you got so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Bob Dylan top seller at Twist & Shout

    Bob Dylan's Together Through Life, released last week on Columbia, grabbed the top spot at Twist and Shout for the week ending May 3. Depeche Mode, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Neko Case rounded out the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

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    April 27, 2009

    Rick Ross top seller at Independent Records

    Rick Ross's new album, Deeper Than Rap, released last week on Def Jam, topped Independent's best seller list for the week ending April 26. Asher Roth's new disc, Asleep in the Bread Aisle, grabbed the second spot while the Dream, UGK and Jadakiss rounded out the top five. See the full breakdown afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Depeche Mode grabs top spot at Twist & Shout

    Depeche Mode's brand new disc, Sounds of the Universe, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending April 26. Iron & Wine's Norfolk 6/20/05, which was a Record Store Day release, nabbed the second spot while new albums by Manchester Orchestra, Camera Obscura and Booker T were al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 27 edition

    Maris the Great, in living (or at least almost living) color. Grrrrrr. Today in Backbeat Online: • Moving Pictures: Casselman's Bar & Venue, MBV, Autumn Film, Primasonic, Maris the Great, Adai, To Be Eaten and Dualistics. • A first look at the new Fray video. • Are you doing your part to hel ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009
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    November 6, 2008
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    September 25, 2008

    Sigur Rós

    Saturday, September 27, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, 303-830-8497.

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    June 26, 2008

    Sigur Rós

    Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
    XL Recordings

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    May 29, 2008

    The Life There Is

    Larimer Lounge

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Opening My Eyes

    Just when I think I really know the Denver music scene, something happens to humble me and make me realize how much I have to learn. As Depeche Mode said, it’s a lot like life. Last weekend, I had the honor of participating on a panel at the third annual Building Creative Businesses Expo, an extr ... More >>

  • Music

    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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    August 23, 2007

    It Dies Today

    Tuesday, August 28, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-832-5288.

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    January 25, 2007

    The Crüxshadows

    Sunday, January 28, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.

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    January 25, 2007

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Who will be inducted next? Gaze into our crystal ball.

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    January 4, 2007

    The Year the Superstar DJ Died

    Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more.

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    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

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    May 18, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of May 18, 2006

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    April 27, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    October 27, 2005

    Depeche Mode

    Playing the Angel (Sire)

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    July 21, 2005
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    December 30, 2004
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    April 8, 2004

    Depeche Mode

    Singles: Boxes 1-6 (Reprise/Mute)

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    August 7, 2003

    Policy of Truth

    A fall from grace was exactly what Dave Gahan needed.

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Kid Alienated

    Kid 606 separates the beats from the crap.

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    January 23, 2003

    Omnivoyeur

    Making Cannibals of Birds

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    November 29, 2001

    Bertrand Burgalat

    The Sssound of Mmmusic (Tricatel/Emperor Norton)

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    September 30, 1999

    Oh, L'Amour

    Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt is loving every minute of a new three-disc set.

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    April 1, 1999
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    February 25, 1999

    All Mixed Up

    Vienna's Kruder & Dorfmeister have become many superstars' remixers of choice.

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    November 26, 1998

    In a Depeche Mode

    Despite personnel shifts and personal problems, the world's most resilient electro band isn't ready to fold yet.

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    June 5, 1997

    Erasing the Past

    Erasure's Vince Clarke visits America to check on the state of his baby: electronica.

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    May 25, 1994
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