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    September 4, 2014

    The Five Best Reunited Bands Playing Riot Fest

    If music festivals are good for one thing it's seeing great new bands. If they're good for anything else it's seeing bands you used to really like play again after a long hiatus. This year's Riot Fest has a great crop of both new and old acts, so for anyone that missed these bands the first time aro ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Dan Boeckner of Divine Fits on being inspired by the sprawl of L.A. but put off by $5 cupcakes

    Diving Fits formed when Britt Daniel of Spoon and Dan Boeckner formerly of Wolf Parade got together with their friend Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks. The music that came out of that union was a kind of power pop infused with a strong electronic undercurrent, like something that could have happened in t ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Alex Edkins of Metz on pushing limits to make music that seems like it's about to fall apart

    Even though the band has been around for five years, Metz just released its self-titled debut full-length on Sub Pop this year. Even prior to that, the Toronto-based trio only released a few seven-inches. Mostly these guys have spent their time focusing on developing as a group by touring and playin ... More >>

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    February 24, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Overcasters, Glass Hits, T-Pain, Zola Jesus and More

    TGIF! We made it to the weekend! Another fine lineup of live music in store for you in the Mile High City over the next couple days. Tonight, Overcasters play the second night of its three-night stand at City Hall. Dubbed Gathering of the Clouds, the second edition of this three-day festival marks t ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Glass Hits' new record, Pioneers Get the Arrows, Settlers Get the Land, available for download

    ​While Glass Hits is still finalizing the details on the vinyl release of its first full-length record Pioneers Get Arrows, Settlers Get the Land, the band has put up a digital version for free. We don't want to go and spoil anything too quickly, but if you're a fan of '90s hardcore, you need ... More >>

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    June 21, 2011

    2011 Westword Music Showcase: Backbeat scribes' travelogues

    Every year, we enlist our Backbeat writers to host various stages at the Westword Music Showcase, and in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty and write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Click through to read travelogues from Thorin Klosowski, Ru John ... More >>

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    April 23, 2011

    Mike Watt & the Missingmen at the Larimer Lounge, with Il Cattivo and Lion Sized, 4/22/11

    Tom MurphyMike Watt & Missingmen MIKE WATT & THE MISSINGMEN With Ill Cattivo and Lion Sized 04.22.11 | Larimer Lounge There are a small handful of bands that would have been great openers for a show like this, and Ill Cattivo and Lion Sized are two of them. The former started off the show with a c ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Glass Hits

    Glass Hits

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    January 18, 2010

    Over the weekend: Alan Alda, Accordion Crimes and I Sank Molly Brown at the hi-dive

    Alan Alda, Accordion Crimes and I Sank Molly Brown Friday, January 15th, 2010 hi-dive Tom MurphyI Sank Molly Brown​ Opening the show was I Sank Molly Brown. When I had seen the band on previous occasions, I was never impressed. So it came as something of a surprise when the song that began M ... More >>

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    November 26, 2009

    Season to Risk

    Monday, November 30, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    October 22, 2009

    The Chinese Stars

    Wednesday, October 28, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.

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    October 6, 2009

    Top ten reunions we'd like to see

    Gail Butensky​In recent history we've been treated to the reunions of Mission of Burma, Gang of Four, Antipop Consortium, among others. This year, Faith No More, Sunny Day Real Estate and Pavement got back together, and, of course, there's the ever pervasive rumors of Soundgarden reconvening at so ... More >>

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    May 15, 2009

    Q&A with The Ideal Fathers

    Photo by Jerry GoffThe Ideal Fathers are four guys (singer Jesse Hunsaker, guitarist Adam Rojo, bassist Michael King and drummer Michael Perfetti) who play gloriously chaotic, hyperkinetic dance punk with verve and abandon. If you haven't caught one of their sets or heard any of their songs on one o ... More >>

  • Music

    May 1, 2008

    The Night Marchers Walk On

    John Reis drops his other efforts to march to one drum.

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    April 30, 2008

    Interview with John Reis of the Night Marchers

    John Reis, the subject of the following Q&A as well as a May 1 Westword profile, is the leader of a new band called the Night Marchers – but the group is hardly his first. He made his initial ripple as part of Pitchfork back in the ‘80s, after which he’s served as a member in acts such as Driv ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008
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    January 30, 2008

    Q&A With Laurent Barnard of Gallows

    In the following Q&A, conducted for a February 7 Westword profile, Gallows guitarist Laurent Barnard gets visceral in his descriptions of the U.K. punk act’s life and times. Barnard, who joins Frank Carter, Steph Carter, Stuart Gili-Ross and Lee Barratt in the band, kicks off with a preview of an ... More >>

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    June 14, 2007
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    December 7, 2006

    Division Day

    Thursday, December 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    August 31, 2006

    Git Some

    Yes, Have Some (Self-released)

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    August 11, 2005

    Well Red

    Red Sparowes' impressive pedigree has roots in Colorado.

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    June 16, 2005

    Road Rage

    The Symptoms' frantic, fuel-injected sound is kicking into high gear.

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    November 4, 2004

    Hot Snakes

    Audit in Progress (Swami)

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    August 12, 2004

    Evolution Rock

    With the world on the brink, it's high time for Year Future.

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    March 25, 2004

    Hit Pick

    White Dynamite

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    October 16, 2003

    High Snakes

    Seattle's lauded These Arms Are Snakes prepares to strike.

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    October 2, 2003

    Grave Expectations

    Pretty Girls Make Graves is dealing with the pressures that come with making brilliant music.

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    June 5, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Pretty Girls Make Graves

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    August 22, 2002
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    April 25, 2002

    Promise Keepers

    Wiser with age, the Promise Ring challenges the expectations of fans -- and the derision of critics -- with a new album.

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    March 14, 2002

    The Great Beyond

    San Diego's Pinback moves from science fiction to oblivion without getting lost in space.

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    May 16, 1996

    The Martian Chronicles

    Fort Collins's Armchair Martian is ready to take its sound nationwide.

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    February 9, 1994