THU-SUN | DENVER WINTER SHOWCASE @ BAR STANDARD & NORAD | 3/6 to 3/9 When Andy Roberts moved to Colorado a few years ago, he immediately recognized the scene here as something he wanted to be a part of, which ultimately birthed the idea for the Denver Winter Showcase. Now in its sophomore year as a ... More >>
SAT | MICHAL MENERT at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 11/16/13 Since his debut solo album Dreaming of Something Bigger, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when first hit the scene. Menert has one fans ov ... More >>
GLOBAL DUB FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | FRI, 5/17/13 The music of Excision (due at Red Rocks this weekend with Flux Pavilion, Zomboy, Dirtyphonics and Designer Drugs) is a fitting soundtrack to the desolate, gritty, apocalyptic landscape of a future ruled by homicidal machines. His tunes are ... More >>
What happens when you mix a podcast conversation about telepathic octopi with a psychedelic experience on DMT? The answer is Glucose's jungle-heavy EP Telepathic Octopus. For electronic music fans of a certain age -- those old enough to remember the late '90s -- hearing Glucose's new EP Telepathic O ... More >>
VNV Nation (due tomorrow night at the Black Sheep in Colorado Springs) started as a kind of bedroom project for the band's singer and co-programmer, Ronan Harris. By 1995, he had developed his music to the point that it was becoming part of the next wave of underground electronic pop. Some may dismi ... More >>
Friday, October 14, 2200, 720-325-6511.
Michelle MacielRichie Hawtin.RICHIE HAWTIN at BETA | 6/30/11 The closest thing to a household name in the world of underground electronic music, Richie Hawtin has been one of techno's greatest artists, innovators and statesmen for more than two decades. Consistently recognized as one of elec ... More >>
Lisa Shaw's smooth, sultry voice is utterly unmistakable. Arguably the most noteworthy singer in contemporary house music, the modern-day diva has worked extensively with the one-and-only Miguel Migs on numerous tracks for Naked Music and Migs' newer label, Salted. Shaw's ubiquitous vocals ar ... More >>
Tuesday, February 15, Summit Music Hall, 866-468-7621.
If you've lived in Denver for a while, chances are you've seen names like CacheFlowe, George & Caplin and Scaffolding around town. If you've heard of these acts but haven't actually heard any of them, now is your chance to do so with very little effort and very little cash. For free, actually ... More >>
Bicycle Tropics/Savage Orb
An active member of the Mile High City's diverse music community since relocating to Denver in the early '90s, Max Klaw currently performs as a genre-defying but ultimately bass-centric DJ, VJ and dance-music producer. We recently caught up with the pervasive bass junkie to get the scoop on ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray Global Dance Festival Friday, July 16, 2010 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre Every year, the Global Dance Festival brings some of the best in electronic music to the best outdoor venue on the planet, and Friday night's sold-out show was no exception. Judging from the proliferation o ... More >>
Just in time to get you in the proper mood for Valentines Day, CacheFlowe drops a free mix of sexytime music called This Year is For Lovers. It's full of swinging tracks of sexiness -- "ninety minutes of sexy jams in the genres of techno, dubstep, downtempo, hip hop, experimental and more" as ... More >>
Saturday, February 6, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Saturday, November 7, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Saturday, July 23, Red Rocks, 303-830-8497.
This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past.
After more than twenty years, KMFDM still gets the last laugh.
Tuesday, June 29, Ogden Theatre, 303-831-9448.
Closer (m-nus records)
Come on, get Closer
Amon Tobin mixes hip-hop and drum and bass with all that future jazz.
The Mile High Club takes the underground to new heights.
The Chemical Brothers try to move beyond the hype.
Contrary to popular belief, there's more than one Josh Wink.
Just in time for Lollapalooza, a list of the albums you need to understand electronica.
Is electronica the next big thing, or another passing fancy?