MUSE at PEPSI CENTER | 9/17/13 A Muse show is never short on spectacle and stunning visuals, and this Pepsi Center date was no exception. One of the most impressive moments came at the beginning of "Sunburn" when a single turquoise beam came down from the ceiling to a sphere held by Matthew Bellamy, ... More >>
Quantized Fitness is new monthly hip-hop showcase being hosted by Qknox (aka Jerod Sarlo) and Kalyn Heffernan of Wheelchair Sports Camp, two artists who have contributed considerably to the local hip-hop scene over the last five years. In honor of this evening's inaugural edition of Quantized Fitnes ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Tonight at Red Rocks, the Avett Brothers kick off a two-night stand with City and Colour opening tonight and DeVotchKa opening tomorrow night. Also tonight, Thurston Moore visits the Larimer Lounge with his new quartet Chelsea Light Moving. Cory Branan at the Lions Lair, Eric ... More >>
The Brian Jonestown Massacre (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) has been through ups and downs since 1990. But through it all, singer and primary songwriter Anton Newcombe, has steered the band through releasing more great albums per decade than most bands have across entire career. For the unini ... More >>
Catch Lykke Li tonight at the OgdenThere's an astounding number of great shows to pick from this weekend in the Mile High City: Lykke Li at the Ogden, Tech N9Ne kicks off his two-night Denver run with an intimate show tonight at the Summit Music Hall, followed by an appearance at the Fillmore ... More >>
When we talked to Jeffrey Wentworth Stevens in May, he gave us the lowdown on his two upcoming albums, but we didn't get more than a passing glimpse of two of the tracks. While we don't generally talk about cover art reveals or preorder deals, this one is simply too good to pass up, but part ... More >>
Jeffrey Wentworth Stevens has kept busy over the past few years playing his part in George and Caplin and Wentworth Kersey, which both released records last year. Somewhere in between, he's found the time to write and record not just one solo album, but two (due out on July 13) that both mange to en ... More >>
Behold the hypnotic video for "Franco Cleef Wyoming Reconstruction" from the just released (well, released August 13) George and Caplin album Scenic Byways and Secluded Malls/Requiem for an Encyclopedia. It's a melange of what appears to be vintage footage from the Depression/Dust Bowl era, set to ... More >>
Era III: An Experiment in Audio Science and Static Manipulation
CQ took itself seriously despite its absurd premise.Movie soundtracks are a difficult beast to master. They have to take an already existing song and apply it to a new medium in a new context. This often works with varying results, and many songs are so overused in soundtracks, they've lost a ... More >>
Tuesday, December 1, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
Thursday, May 17, Trilogy Wine Bar & Lounge, Boulder, 303-473-9463; Saturday, May 19, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.
Tarantella gets caught up in an exotic whirlwind.
Miners Alley acts up with its One-Act Festival.
Get Your Goat
Combining everything from hardcore to free jazz, New Ancient Astronauts have all the right stuff.
A restored The Good, the Bad and the Ugly retains its macho charm.
Chicago's Brokeback takes some of the noise out of Illinois.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
The Tin Hat Trio defies description -- even by its own members.
Deep Night, Deep Autumn (Starkland)
Blending free jazz with film lore, Sex Mob reworks old James Bond soundtracks for a sound that's shaken and stirred.
Air's Nicolas Godin finds life at the heart of the electronic age.
After writing for more than 400 films, Ennio Morricone remains the man with one name
Felt Mountain (Mute)
Through its nods to tradition and embrace of innovation, Calexico emerges as a desert bloom.
The Virgin Suicides: Original Motion Picture Score
The Legend of 1900 sets sail for the high seas.
Los Mex Pistols del Norte will put the spaghetti back in your Western.
DJ Shadow makes instrumental music. But he can't keep quiet about the state of hip-hop.
THERE WEREN'T THOUSANDS OF FIRST-RATE RECORDS RELEASED IN 1995. BUT THERE WERE NINETY.