• Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Neil Ewing of Greencarpetedstairs: "It's not what you use, it's how you use it."

    Greencarpetedstairs (due tonight at Rhinoceropolis) is the hip-hop/experimental electronic/IDM project of Neil Ewing. He was part of the loose cadre students that attended Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in the first half of the last decade that were at the core of the scene around Rhinocer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    You Are Listening to Denver: Our city sounds like police scanners and ambient techno

    ​Ever wonder what our fair city sounds like? Not the noises-on-the-street sound, but the unofficial theme song, if you will, that perfectly encapsulates what makes Denver Denver? Now you can find out, courtesy of "You Are Listening to Denver," a web venture that has captured the aural essence ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008

    Best New TV Theme Songs

    Classic theme songs might seem to be a thing of the past. Some shows, like LOST and My Name is Earl, don’t have them at all. And even among those that do still have theme songs, it might seem that not enough shows boast the timeless classics of Sanford and Son (Quincy Jones’s “The Streetbeat ... More >>

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Glenn Danzig

    Black Aria II (Evilive)

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Sigur Rs


  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    The Beatdown

    The Forman sisters want the spirit to move you.

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    The Beatdown

    A long day's journey into the Wild Divine.

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004
  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    November 28, 2002

    Hollywood Squares

    After taking a tour of both L.A. and South Park, Toddy Walters rediscovers her musical muse.

  • News

    September 5, 2002

    Distant Replay

    Expect the anniversary of 9/11 to bring out the media's worst.

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Muzak to My Ears

    Elevator music is looking up.

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Pledges of Allegiance

    What does old-fashioned patriotic music mean in a newfangled war?

  • Film

    December 20, 2001

    Force of Hobbit

    Frodo lives, amid outlandish spectacle, in The Lord of the Rings.

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    The Latest Noels

    'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Culture Clash

    Alex Paterson returns from Orblivion with a disc that inspires passionate responses.

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    These cops have a beat, but can you dance to it?

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    X Marks the Spot

    Former SST producer Spot brings underground Celtic sounds into the light.

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Please Release Me

    The funk, the punk and the drunk in a roundup of local recordings.

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Everybody Wasn't Kung Fu Fighting

    The Law brothers' kangaroo movie was an epic failure, but they keep on kicking.

  • Music

    April 2, 1998
  • Music

    March 23, 1994