Someday a monograph about punk will give Naked Raygun its proper place of prominence in that history. Naked Raygun was one of the most important punk bands to emerge in Chicago in the Reagan era. Inspired in part by the diversity of sounds in that initial wave of English punk, Naked Raygun forged a ... More >>
Amidst the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens and babies(!), the first weekend of Coachella was also packed with EDM revelers ready to get their fist-pumping music fix over the course of the three-day bacchanal. In fact, it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers, so m ... More >>
Steely Dan is making its way back to Colorado for a show at Red Rocks this August, and there's a bunch of other new shows to let you know about, including Brad Paisley at Fiddler's Green, the Geto Boys at Summit Music Hall, Ride Festival and Selena Gomez. Keep reading for the full rundown on these s ... More >>
Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>
LOW @ LARIMER LOUNGE | FRI, 3/29/13 Since its inception in 1993, Low has created a body of work characterized by a fragile intensity. Although often lumped in under the banner of "slowcore" with a group of bands of similar sonic leanings, like Red House Painters, Galaxie 500, Tarnation and Codeine, ... More >>
Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! And what a glorious weekend it's going to be. Have you seen the forcast? What's more, the Broncos have a bye-week this week, which means there's no reason at not to get out in the sunshine during the day and then treat yourself to some shows at night. As always, we'v ... More >>
Friday, October 19, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
It's rare to have to walk through an Arby's parking lot to get to your nighttime destination, but such is the path to Mixtape at Milk Bar. "I hope you're enjoying our lovely scenery," says a bemused bouncer at the door, an entertained expression on his face. Once inside, Milk's weekly is a haven for ... More >>
Eighties dance nights are a tradition stretching all the way back...well, to the '80s. Whether you're a 21-year-old feeling nostalgic for a time you never lived through, or a crimp-haired, stone-washed new-waver who never got over the Talking Heads breaking up, the music of the 1980s spans cultures ... More >>
Pete Tong (due at Beta this Saturday, October 15) has had a ridiculous year: In commemoration of holding down a slot at BBC Radio 1 for twenty years, he took over the station for twelve hours, plus he re-launched his Pacha residency in Ibiza and started a pool party residency in Vegas. We cau ... More >>
During the 1980s and into the '90s, Duran Duran (due tonight at the 1STBANK Center with Neon Trees) was one of the most popular and successful rock bands of that time. It was the kind of band for whom people would camp out outside hotel rooms to get autographs. Its music and its music videos are ico ... More >>
Ukulele Loki's Gadabout Orchestra. Aaron Johnson is pictured far right.Aaron Johnson has a lot on his plate right now. He teaches fifth-graders by day, and by night he's taking classes to get certified in teaching English as a Second Language. He's also a Geeks Who Drink quizmaster. But tonight? Ton ... More >>
Sebastian MlynarskiFrom left: Wesley Eisold, Jennifer Clavin and Dominick Fernow are Cold Cave.‚Äč For a band that plays moody, dramatic synth pop, Cold Cave (due at the Larimer Lounge on Monday, April 11) has an unusual pedigree. A veteran of several hardcore bands, including Some Girls and Americ ... More >>
A.H. Goldstein UMS Travelogue, Night Four 7.24.10 | Baker District/South Broadway I have never seen so many neon Wayfarer sunglasses in my life. Ever. It was like I walked into 1982 the second I walked onto Broadway -- the hot sun blistered people's skin but their eyes were blocked by their ... More >>
The summer concert season is beginning to take shape. A lot of great shows were announced this week, including Neil Young's show at Magness Arena on Monday, April 27, Depeche Mode's show at Red Rocks on Thursday, August 27, and Keith Urban's show at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, July 15. We've list ... More >>
Photo: Claudia LopezI deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I ... More >>
The joys of DIY filmmaking persist in Son of Rambow.
Music has no borders.
Steve Schalk's newest project is out of this world.
Fast reviews of recent releases
The Erasure twosome tries twang.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Thursday, December 16, the Church, 303-575-1149.
From the week of March 6, 2003
Disco 3 (Sanctuary)
Other Peopleís Songs (Mute)
Pure Drama gets ready to emote in a special way.
Electro Nouveau: Tech, Synthpop and Nu-Electro (Moonshine)
We Are Science (Mantra)
Old and new collide to create the next wave of electronica.
With a retro sound and modern sensibility, the Faint fast-forwards to the past.
The Beta Band demonstrates better living through sonic chemistry.
Jealousy (Moonshine Music)
Not content to simply milk his invention, trance-music pioneer BT continues to trip the light fantastic in a never-ending search for sound.
MDFMK's Sascha Konietzko on controversy, scapegoating and Columbine.
Denver produces a new crop of music.
Two new releases -- and a certain music awards showcase -- prove Denver's no one-note town.
Stabbing Westward explores a world of darkness.
A list of the lousiest songs a guy ever loved.
Craig C is taking Denver house music to the masses.