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Doug Martsch

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    March 10, 2014

    After parties at Lost Lake Lounge feature DJ sets by more and more Bluebird headliners

    For national acts touring through Denver, "the party doesn't have to stop at the encore," says Lipgloss co-founder Michael Trundle (boyhollow). Instead, bands can walk across the street from the Bluebird, fresh from playing to a packed crowd, and DJ at Lost Lake Lounge. They did twice last weekend: ... More >>

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    December 10, 2013

    Larimer Lounge owner Scott Campbell buys Lost Lake Lounge from Matt LaBarge

    Nearly four years after Matt LaBarge took over the former Bulldog Bar at 3602 East Colfax and transformed it into the Lost Lake Lounge, he has sold it to Larimer Lounge owner and AEG talent buyer Scott Campbell. Campbell, who officially took over the space yesterday, says one of the reasons for buyi ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    MON | JUNIP at SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 10/14/13 Formed in 1998, Junip fuses an acoustic folk sensibility with a meditative psychedelia driven by synthesizers. Before the Swedish outfit took off, guitarist and singer José González had a bit of a successful solo career with songs that were used in telev ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    PRINCE @ OGDEN THEATRE | SUN & MON, 5/12-5/13 Prince became a household name after the release of his third album, 1982's 1999. Over the years, his perfectly realized blend of rock, pop, funk and jazz has proved equally popular with audiences and critics. Throughout the '80s, Prince released hit rec ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    Last Night review: Kings of Leon at Comfort Dental Amphitheater

    Kings of Leon • Built to Spill • the Features 07.20.10 | Comfort Dental Amphitheater, Greenwood Village In the pantheon of all time miserable shows, I'd rank last night's Kings of Leon show at Comfort Dental right up there with MGMT at Red Rocks last month, DeVotchKa's set at Monolith in 2008 ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    Q&A with Eric Gilbert of Finn Riggins

    ​Eric Gilbert, Lisa Simpson and Cam Bouiss formed Finn Riggins in the small town of Hailey, Idaho, in August of 2006. Since that time, the band has put out five releases. Three of those albums were released on the Portland, Oregon-based Tender Loving Empire label including the act's latest, Vs. Wi ... More >>

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    August 12, 2009

    Skinny Pupply, Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt, Urge Overkill shows announced

    ​Skinny Puppy stops at the Ogden Theatre Saturday, November 7 as part of the industrial band's In Solvent See tour, which kicks off October 30. Tickets are $30 in advance and go on sale Friday, August 15. Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt team for an acoustic evening Wednesday, October 7 at the Pikes Pea ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009
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    June 11, 2009
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    June 10, 2009

    Q&A with Built to Spill's Doug Martsch

    Photo by Autumn DeWildeDoug Martsch, foreground, and the rest of Built to Spill. Doug Martsch, whose band, Built to Spill, headlines this year's Westword Music Showcase on June 12 (click here for more details), is a rarity -- a indie-rock musician who signed to a major label in the mid-'90s who's s ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Built to Spill flashback: Our 1997 Doug Martsch interview

    Built to Spill back in the day. Our new profile and Q&A with Built to Spill's Doug Martsch, whose band headlines this Saturday's Westword Music Showcase (click here for more information), are built on a sturdy foundation -- an interview conducted with Martsch back in 1997, shortly after his band, t ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 10 edition

    Photo by Autumn DeWildeBuilt to Spill. You think you're so smart.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with Built to Spill's Doug Martsch. • Mini Q&A with the Fluid's John Robinson. • A first look at FOE and Karma's "Tic-Toc" video. • Atmosphere, Bat for Lashes, Brad Paisley shows announced. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Q&A with David Frederickson of the Prids

    Some bands wear a style like a trendy fashion statement, and others embody what that music is about by creating their own artistic identity while expanding and building upon what has come before them. The Prids, from Portland, Oregon, are among the latter. Incorporating elements of synth-inflected n ... More >>

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    May 15, 2008

    Sea Wolf

    Tuesday, May 20, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    November 5, 2007
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    July 6, 2006

    Pushing the Rock

    With his hoop dreams quashed, Doug Martsch is back in the game.

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    May 4, 2006

    Built to Spill

    You in Reverse (Warner Bros.)

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    May 13, 2004

    Calvin Johnson

    Friday, May 14, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007

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    December 18, 2003

    Tin Men

    Tintin packs an epic, spacious sound into a modest frame.

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    July 10, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Caustic Resin

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    September 19, 2002

    Mighty Rime

    The Mighty Rime (Caulfied)

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    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

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    June 7, 2001

    A Better Build

    Having traded indie-hero status for fatherhood, Built to Spill's Doug Martsch makes music when -- and where -- he wants to.

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    April 15, 1999
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    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

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    March 5, 1998
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    December 25, 1997

    And the Winners Are ...

    Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.

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    October 16, 1997

    System's Abnormal

    K Records founder Calvin Johnson leads Dub Narcotic Sound System down the road less traveled.

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    May 1, 1997

    Building for the Future

    Built to Spill's Doug Martsch searches for the happy medium between fatherhood and rock and roll.

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    February 27, 1997
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    October 26, 1994
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