How I Got Over, the Roots' latest effort released last week on Def Jam, took the spot at Twist & Shout, second at Albums on the Hill and third at Independent Records for the week ending June 27. Eminem's new disc, Recovery, debuted at number one at Independent Records while coming in third at ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Phil Lesh & Bob Weir's group Further, who helped kick off things at the 1stBank Center in March, return to the area for a two-night stand at Red Rocks on Friday and Saturday, September 24 and 25. The two Grateful Dead members will be joined by RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti, Benovento-Russo ... More >>
As hopes continue to diminish for another installment of Monolith, we couldn't help but notice this post on the festival's facebook page, subsequent to the announcement this year's Lollapalooza lineup. Funny, we were thinking exactly the same thing, actually:
Congratulations to all the MONOLITH ... More >>
This year's Lollapalooza lineup has been revealed. Bold face names this time around: Soundgarden, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire and Erykah Badu, alongside nearly ninety of the brightest emerging acts, including MGMT, Grizzly Bear, the National, Yeasayer, Phoenix, Frightened Rabbit and Edward S ... More >>
Black Keys' singer Dan Auerbach and Edward Sharp & the Magnetic Zeros nabbed the first and second spots at Albums on the Hill for the week ending January 10. The singer Lhasa, who passed away on January 1 at the age of 37, had two albums in the top ten, including her self-titled disc, release ... 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 >>
Jazz pianist Carla Bley grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill with Carla's Christmas Carols, an ECM release that also features bassist Steve Swallow and the Partyka Brass Quintet. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros' Up From Below and Gregory Alan Isakov's This Empty Northern Hemisphere c ... More >>
Autovaughn, by Aaron Thackeray
Is this thing on?
We're live from Red Rocks for Day One of Year Three of Monolith, the indie-hipster-Urban-Outfitted-neon-fest that marks the end of the Colorado music-festival season. The lovely promotional folks at Madison House have moved the media tent fro ... More >>
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros are definitely one of the more
buzzed about underground bands to come to Colorado this summer and
deservedly so. With a briskly selling headliner show at the Planet
Bluegrass Wildflower Pavillions in Lyons on Friday September 11 and a hotly anticipated appea ... More >>
Open wide.Meat, and so much more.
Today in Cafe Society:
• The winner of the burger battle at Tony's Market.
• Open house today at 3014.
• Tonight: Denver Five dinner at TAG with local winemaker Ben Parsons.
• Chef and Tell: Mark Dym of Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza.
• Our Weekly Bread: ... More >>
Update: Just in case you haven't been keeping tabs, this year's Monolith line-up has been shaping up rather nicely. On May 18, the masterminds of Monolith began revealing the line-up for the third annual two-day indie-centric music festival every two hours on Twitter and Facebook. Some folks found t ... More >>