Even as the weather gets colder, fashionable Denverites do not keep their style under wraps. We recently spotted the energetic menswear of musician Traveon Rippetoe, who takes fashion cues from the 1990s. Continue reading to learn where he shops, why the '90s mean so much to him, and his style mant ... More >>
SUNDAY | COLORADO RISING at 1STBANK CENTER | 10/27/13 Colorado Rising is a fitting name for this benefit show. Aside from its obvious meaning, the title could also describe the homegrown acts on the bill, each of which has helped raise the profile of music being made in our state considerably. While ... More >>
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
ALABAMA SHAKES @ RED ROCKS | SUN, 6/2/13 Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes has a powerful and mesmerizing voice and she sings with an impassioned believability that sounds like she has experienced a fuller life than her young years could hope to contain. Her earthy vocals and the band's solid, vibra ... More >>
Dave Grohl is a busy guy. The Foo Fighters frontman is a member of multiple supergroups, played alongside Paul McCartney at the 12/12/12 Sandy Relief Concert, will be the keynote speaker at South by Southwest this March, and just made his directing debut with Sound City, a documentary tracing the hi ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>
In most towns, going out the weekend after New Year's is probably as deflating and anti-climatic as showing up a week after the Broncos have won the Super Bowl -- after the impromptu revelry in the streets and the work-stopping weekday parade makes its way through the streets of downtown -- and expe ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>
It was a big week for a certain Canadian this week, as the import's song finally overtook Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know." And no, we're not talking about Justin Bieber, but she is his protege. Carly Rae Jepsen's inescapable viral and radio hit, "Call Me Maybe," conquers the Billboard Ho ... More >>
Sharon Van Etten (due this Wednesday, March 28, at the Bluebird Theater) saw more sides of the music industry than most of her peers before embarking on her musical career. She moved to Murfreesboro, Tennessee as a teenager to go to school and became involved with Red Rose, a coffee shop/music venue ... More >>
Wednesday, February 15, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In September, Beirut hits the Fillmore and Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is slated for a date at DU's Gates Concert Hall, followed by Chromeo, who's due back in Denver in October for a return date at the Ogden after a stellar set at th ... More >>
A NEW YEAR UNDERGROUND With Hence * Eli D * BeeKay * Travis Press * Uriah West * Brick Lee 12.31.10 | Theory Practice The only sign that the Theory Practice gallery, 738 Santa Fe Drive, was hosting an epic New Year's Eve party was the pounding bass audible from the streets as passersby b ... More >>
Back in June when Beauty Bar opened its doors, The Swayback's Eric Halborg and Bill Murphy were brought in to throw down some jams and get the party started on 13th Avenue once again, following the Snake Pit's closing the year before. The night was a hit, and has since morphed into the monthl ... More >>
Just in time for his tour with Sleigh Bells -- which kicks off tomorrow at the Clubhouse in Tempe, Arizona -- Travis Egedy, aka Pictureplane, gets a little love and viral video exposure from Lovepump United labelmates HEALTH. The Los Angeles dudes did a clean, flattering version of "Goth Star" at ... More >>
Do you know way too much about who slept with whom in Fleetwood Mac? Do you long for others to witness your disturbingly thorough knowledge of 80s hair-metal drum solos? Do you know jack shit about music but sort of feel like getting hammered in the presence of a bunch of music nerds, on the ... More >>
For the past several weekends, The Truth, at 101.5 FM, has broadcast music, as opposed to offering the sort of right-wing syndicated blather that dominates its airwaves Monday through Friday. But this particular aspect of its format has already gone through as many personalities as the famous ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Just attended a private screening at Starz FilmCenter of Fair Fight, a brand-new documentary focusing on the Fray that chronicles the making of the act's forthcoming album. The film was directed by Rod Blackhurst, a onetime merch guy who's been trailing the band for the better part of three years, ... More >>
The Decemberists frontman relishes the chance to play more intimate shows.
Tuesday, July 31, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Fast reviews of recent releases
Saturday, July 23, Red Rocks, 303-830-8497.
The Frequent Flyers are putting on Air.
Gyros Are Hard to Find
October 16, 2003
The Thorns (Sony)
With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative.
Three new stations attempt to woo audiences turned off by Denver radio.
Innocence and Despair (Bar None)
Denver's early punk rock pioneers are remembered
The Irish rockers in the Indulgers are part of the green wave that's sweeping Colorado.