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Eric Shiveley

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    New Denver concerts on sale: Pixies, Imagine Dragons, Cher, Hawkwind new date/venue

    With new bassist Kim Shattuck in tow, the Pixies are slated to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, February 13, with Best Coast. Tickets ($49.50/$55) go on sale this Friday, October 11, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Rise Against, Peter Gabriel, Ben Harper, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes lead this week's new shows

    And it don't stop. Another batch of great shows announced this week, including Rise Against, who's due for a pair of back-to-back nights at the Fillmore in September, as well as Peter Gabriel, who will be performing his album So in its entirety a few nights later at Red Rocks. Wait, there's more: th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Audio: Michael Gira tells chatty audience members to get off his lawn

    Michael Gira's show on Saturday night at the Oriental Theater with Wovenhand included a few chatter-boxes with which the 58-year-old Swans mastermind just couldn't abide. Page down to hear Gira tell the more vocal members of the crowd to "go read Pitchfork," after demanding that they kindly "shut th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Everyone But You, Eric Shiveley's excellent documentary, finally makes its way to the web

    ​Just over four years ago, Eric Shiveley self-produced a documentary called Everyone But You. The film, which Shiveley shot, produced and edited himself over the course of two years, did a fine job of capturing the loneliness, isolation and frustration of being a struggling musician from the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Rammstein, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, Kraddy, Peter Frampton, Umphrey's McGee and Henry Rollins were announced; Caleb Slade, Force Publique, My Body Sings Electric and the Outfit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    A first look at the video for "Cry Baby," the title track from Eric Shiveley's forthcoming album

    ​Eric Shiveley has steadily progressed as a filmmaker over the years. Since first making his cinematic debut almost four years ago with Everyone but You, the documentary he shot, directed, edited and produced all by his lonesome, Shiveley has gotten a handle on this whole moving-pictures thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Paul Simon, Amos Lee and Matisyahu were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Whiskey Bottles, Petals of Spain and Hot IQsall got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    We're blessed to be living in the best city in America.Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In October, St. Vincent is due at the Boulder Theater, followed by DeVotchKa who also appear there later in the month, as well as the Ogden, and Why? at the Gothic Theater. On local radio, Bop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Moovers & Shakers 2010: More of our picks

    ​ This year once again as we compiled our annual Moovers and Shakers issue -- a rundown of our favorite local releases from the past year -- we found that there were simply more albums that we dug than we had space to devote to in the paper. Thankfully, no such limitations exist on the web. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Eric Shiveley, Fierce Bad Rabbit and Ten Tiers spun at local radio. See who else got spins.

    ​Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only*, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound*, which originates at KRFC a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    KTCL spins Big Gig finalists, Andrea Ball, Funkiphino and more get spins on local radio.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Eric Shiveley "You Don't Know Me At All"

    Ever had your heart broken? I mean, just absolutely shattered, to the point where you can't tell up from down and it's all you can do to find the strength to pick yourself off the floor? In "I Can't Stop Crying," one of my all time favorite songs, Sam Phillips once sang the words, "I know that thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    The Northern Way, Kinetix and the World Romantic got spins this past week on local radio. See who else got played.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only*, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-bro ... More >>

  • Music

    February 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Freeloader: Two new tracks from Three Miles West

    ​This must just be the week for seemingly inactive bands to unceremoniously jump back into the fold. Earlier this week, we posted an item about the Titan Courageous, who's been off the grid for a while, making new music. Now we've received confirmation that Three Miles West, an outfit led by Russ ... More >>

  • Music

    September 17, 2009

    Andy Ard

    What She Did
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 06.17.09

    Turned in an economy version of the show last night. No guests, no co-host. Not much to report really. Just one guy, one mike and two dozen handpicked tunes. Where was my faithful sidekick, you ask? Why Mr. Thomas had a show last night at the Larimer Lounge, as he dutifully reminded me via text yest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 05.13.09

    As if this wasn't already painfully apparent, Andy and I are hopelessly devoted to music, particularly the music made here. Exhibit A: Last night, instead of pounding beers and watching the Nuggets trounce the Mavericks like the other bandwagoneers in this city (my co-hort being the exception -- A t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Tonight: Everyone But You screening at the Oriental Theater

    Tonight at the Oriental Theater, Eric Shiveley's excellent film Everyone But You will be screened for the very first time in Denver. The movie, as I assessed several years ago, serves as an exceptional portrait of a struggling artist. Written, filmed and edited entirely by Shiveley with little to no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 04.15.09

    Another fun show last night. Andy was back from tour and as things worked out, we didn't have any guests, which meant less talk and more rock. In homage to Hot IQs, who recently announced their impending split, we kicked off the show with three back-to-back songs from the group, followed by our well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Week in Review: 1/26/09 - 1/30/09

    In terms of music news this was a slower week in the Mile High City. The biggest items were news of Overcasters being invited to perform at South By Southwest on the heels of a particularly harrowing trip to the East Coast a few weeks ago with the Fluid, followed closely by DJ Vajra's inclusion in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Talking during shows: the musicians' perspective - Eric Shiveley

    This week's Beatdown deals with the whole idea of talking during shows, as it seems like a fairly frequent occurrence regardless of who's performing. I offered up a few viable theories as to why it happens and asserted that, for the most part, I sincerely don't believe that anyone truly intends to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2008

    Nathan & Stephen Ponder Name Change

    Hearts of Palm. That's the new name being batted around by the members of Nathan & Stephen. Ran into Nathan McGarvey, who was tending bar on Friday night at the hi-dive, and he confirmed the less than ten minute-old rumor I had just heard on my way into the dive to catch Roger Green's set.

  • Music

    October 11, 2007

    Eric Shiveley

    Everyone But You captures the frustration of being a struggling musician.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Q&A with Eric Shiveley

    Eric Shiveley is quite the character. Several years ago, a week or so after he'd appeared in my column with a brief one-line mention of how I'd dug his music and everything he'd had a hand in producing at that point, he sent me a note (which I still have in my office) along with some homemade cookie ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Best Recording Made at Einstein Bros. Bagels

    Eclectic and Mental Guitar Music
    Robert Eldridge

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Tequila Mockingbird

    Alien-American (Self-released)

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Critic's Choice

    Robert Eldridge

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Westword Music Showcase 2004

    Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Eric Shiveley

    El Diablo's ep (Lawnmower Records)

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Sounds of Silence

    If you ask Rachel Simring, there's nothing quite like the sound of your own voice.

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Eric Shiveley

    The Way It's Going to Be (Lawnmower Records/Desert Airport Music)

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    Backwash

    Trace Reddell is in touch with his computer. They make beautiful music together.

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Methods of Mayhem

    Death springs eternal for Maris the Great, Denver's most lovable serial murderer. But even killer zombies need a break from brutality.

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Backwash

    Behind the scenes at the Paramount Theatre

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 25, 2002

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Backwash

    Acoustic Carnival gets ready to take its first spin through the Front Range.

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Hit Pick

    Eric Shiveley

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    Backwash

    The skies opened up on the Westword Music Showcase. But the bands played on.

  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    So Happy Together

    Rachel & Andy, Denver's newest acoustic addition, live in perfect harmony.

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Hit Pick

    Eric Shiveley and the Shive-Tones

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Backwash

    Wishing for a perfect world.

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