On Friday night, I had the chance to chop it up with some of the Denver Nuggets in the locker room before they completely whooped ass on the Brooklyn Nets. With the exception of my two favorite players (who evidently don't do interviews before a game, as they both tersely informed me), everybody was ... More >>
Alright, how many times have you driven past that dude on the corner, the one twirling his sign like a madman, and thought to yourself Wow! That dude is rocking out. Wonder what the hell he's listening to? Wonder no more. Mystery solved. It's Slayer. At least that's what this particular gentleman wa ... More >>
Today, the Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo is taking place at Ramada Plaza in Northglenn (I-25 and 120th). For a $2.00 admission, you can sort through a treasure trove of vinyl from over forty dealers from all over the country. While there will also be CDs, posters and other stuff available at ... More >>
It could be a holdover from Earth Day -- or even 4/20. This week we spotted many people on the street sporting the color green. But more savvy fashionistas looked to film or music for inspiration.
When artistic people dress, they often create stylistic masterpieces almost as impressive as the masterpieces they work around. Just take a look at this week's street-style subjects:
As the weather heats up, so does Denver style. This week, accessories transform outfits from mundane to exciting. Whether they're smokey neutrals or eye-popping pastels, accessories this spring are the cat's meow -- and hiss as well.
Look out! You may be the next fashionista spotted on the streets of Denver. On a recent trip downtown, we found two individuals whose eye for assembling an outfit deserved special attention:
If Mitt Romney wins tonight in Michigan, he'll be one step closer to earning the Republican nomination to run against incumbent President Barack Obama. Romney has a ton of money, an impeccable head of hair and a hustler's spirit. While everybody's all worried about the economy this and recession tha ... More >>
OK computer: the EchoKast app logoHey, there, is that a portable recording studio in your pocket, or are you just happy to see us? Both? Ah, yes. We are pretty easy on the eyes. Oh, and you must have the installed the EchoKast app, which allows you to record, edit and playback live audio on your iPh ... More >>
Damn you, Astley!In the modern age of the iPod, any shoe store, cowboy bar, hair salon or (in this particular case) pho restaurant can do business to any soundtrack it chooses. When I worked at KB Toys in the 90s, we were sent a monthly cassette to play in the store -- except the tape player ... More >>
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, our president revealed that his music palette has expanded slightly in recent years with a little help from his personal aide, Reggie Love. New additions to his usual standbys of Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones include Nas and Lil' Wayne. It's a lit ... More >>
Is your mp3 player suffering from chills, a hacking cough and a distinct lack of new, bass-heavy dance music? Might we suggest a healthy double dose of Dayquill to cure what ills it? Now, before you go cracking a couple of liquigels into your iPod, let us clarify that we're talking about lo ... More >>
Lo-fi, analog and tangible: In the days before digital music files and the ubiquity of iPods -- or hell, at this point, iPhones -- music actually took up physical space, as did the devices that played it. Culled from old magazine and newspapers is this list of ten interesting advertisements for fi ... More >>
In case you haven't gotten your quotient of feel-like-shit yet today, check out I Need That Record! website, a documentary about the death of independent record stores. For a limited time, you can stream the doc for free in its entirety on Pitchfork or you can purchase it directly for eleven buck ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The Denver Public Library has long been hip to technology, whether it's offering DVD selections that rival Blockbuster or allowing patrons to download tawdry B-movies from its website. Now the institution's getting into the smartphone craze, having developed a mobile website o ... More >>
Staring Up at Giants Again
If you're in need of some new music to freshen up the ol' iPod, yet find yourself as bereft of disposable income as ever, here's some good news: more than three dozen free albums from Rope Swing Cities, all in one place for easy perusal. The local IDM/ambient electronic netlabel is just about ... More >>
â€‹The indie rock world has more than its share of rags-to-riches, flannel-to-Fendi stories - glimmering groups who seem to go from the basement to the buzz bin overnight. Bad Veins - the Cincinnati-based duo of multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Benjamin Davis and drummer Sebastien Schultz - fits the ... More >>
So I just flipped on the inauguration, a few minutes before Obama took the oath, and who do I see playing to usher in the 44th President, our first African-American president, the first president who acknowledges having Jay-Z on his iPod? Let me give you a hint. It wasn't Jay-Z. It wasn't Kanye (al ... More >>
Of all the changes technology has wrought to my listening habits and way of experiencing music, the biggest impact has come from the way my iPod destroys context.The most obvious benefit of the iPod revoution is the convenience of having thousands -- even tens of thousands -- songs in your pocket. ... More >>
Saturday, June 16
Thursday, February 15, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Finding more local bang for the byte.
Plant Music Records
Wednesday, November 8, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Once again, Microsoft is chasing Apple in the hipster-hardware game. Will it make sweet music this time?
A drag queen helps create a quinceañera princess.
Classics (XL Recordings)
Be there or be square!
Friday, November 18, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.
Thursday, November 17, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.
Together We're Heavy (Good/Hollywood)