Battles (due tomorrow at the Westword Music Showcase on the main Stage) first came together when Ian Williams, a former guitarist in math rock pioneers Don Caballero, moved to New York and got lured back into playing live music. He ended up working with like-minded musicians with their own backgroun ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! You made it. And of course, this is not just any weekend. It's the Westword Music Showcase weekend! Whoo freaking hoo! So with that in mind, here's a rundown of what you have in store tomorrow afternoon/evening on the main stage. Be sure to check out this page for a full rund ... More >>
Formed in New York City circa 2002, Battles (due at the Bluebird Theater tonight with Force Publique) originally had four members until vocalist Tyondai Braxton decided to exit the picture. Forging ahead, this year the trio -- drummer John Stanier of Helmet, guitarist Ian Williams of Don Caba ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>
Behold the demigod rulers of math rock.
Tuesday, August 15, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
It's a Man's world when Denver's one-person punk band takes the stage.