Eric Allen

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Eleven Famous Musicians Who Recently Moved to Colorado

    With the legalization of cannabis for recreational use starting January 1, 2014, Colorado has become a destination for touring bands. However, a steady stream of artists have been moving to the state for years. Some seem to use it purely as a base of operations, but some have engaged with the local ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    The Howling Hex at Hi-Dive, 9/5/13

    THE HOWLING HEX @ HI-DIVE | 9/5/13 Neil Michael Hagerty didn't do too much physical emoting last night at the hi-dive, nor did the rest of the Howling Hex. But Hagerty projected his voice evocatively in an almost cartoonish fashion that matched his unusual guitar tones. Maybe he just EQ'd the sounds ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Crime and the City Solution at the Oriental Theater, with the Howling Hex, 10/18/12

    CRIME AND THE CITY SOLUTION @ ORIENTAL THEATER | 10/18/12 From the beginning of its set, Crime and the City Solution created an intimate, sensory immersive environment with a flood of atmospheric sounds built from what seemed like Persian music. The instruments interacted with each other as though ... More >>

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    July 13, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Five Finger Death Punch, Myke Charles, SP Double and more

    See Also: - Myke Charles has talent and charisma to spare - SP Double has come a long way, and it shows - Q&A with Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch - Q&A with Joe Queer of the Queers Welcome to the weekend! You've worked hard, and now it's time to treat yourself to some live music. Good news: ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012
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    July 19, 2010

    Apples in Stereo bassist Eric Allen eats at Pete's Cafe

    Eric Allen (l) enjoys a good smothered burrito now and then.​Like all good rockers, Eric Allen enjoys a big fat burrito now and then. We caught up with the Denver-based Apples in Stereo bassist recently and asked him where he last ate out in the city. It's not where you might think. While i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Apples in Stereo on Colbert Report

    The Apples in Stereo still list Denver as their home on their MySpace page. And you know what? We're totally cool with that. For one, it's kind of true: Eric Allen and John Hill still live here -- the former, in fact, name check Paper Bird in a recent interview as the next act to break out of here. ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    All Mixed Up

    The year's best local music becomes the soundtrack of our lives.

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    May 22, 2003

    Get in the Vamp

    Saxophonist Wally Shoup blasts new life into free jazz.

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    February 21, 2002

    Avant Guardian

    Composer Michael Serviolo rides the loopy bandwidth of his own Elan-gated invention.

  • Music

    April 29, 1999

    The Curator of Pet Sounds

    Von Hemmling's Jim McIntyre is at home with the Elephant Six family. Literally.

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    December 10, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    September 19, 1996

    Westword Music '96 Awards Showcase

    1 night, 5 bucks, 7 venues, 39 bands Sunday, September 22 6 P.M.-1A.M. in LoDo

  • Music

    September 12, 1996

    Mystery Man

    Who is Ralph Gean, and why is he the latest hero of Denver's musical underground?

  • Calendar

    July 27, 1994