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    November 4, 2014

    49 of the Hi-Dive's Most Unbelievable Shows

    This weekend, the hi-dive is celebrating eleven years of existence, with two years under its current ownership. When the club opened for business in the old location of 7 South and Quixote's True Blue, it represented a sea change in places where one could see original, underground music. In its earl ... More >>

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    August 16, 2013

    Kurt Vile at the Bluebird, 8/15/13

    KURT VILE @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 8/15/13 Kurt Vile strolled into the Bluebird last night carrying a stack of his CDs. He's a small man, maybe 5' 3" and weighing 130, with shaggy brown hair. Looked awkward. Very awkward. Was he about to steal my wife's heart with his songs, as she and I had both expect ... More >>

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    March 29, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    LEFTOVER SALMON @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | FRI & SAT, 3/29-3/30 Leftover Salmon has graced the the bluegrass scene with their talents for 23 years and counting. With the passing of Mark Vann in 2001, the band hasn't produced an album in eight years. The new addition of Andy Thorn, carried over from Emmitt ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    LOW @ LARIMER LOUNGE | FRI, 3/29/13 Since its inception in 1993, Low has created a body of work characterized by a fragile intensity. Although often lumped in under the banner of "slowcore" with a group of bands of similar sonic leanings, like Red House Painters, Galaxie 500, Tarnation and Codeine, ... More >>

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    August 5, 2012

    My Morning Jacket at Red Rocks, 8/4/12

    MY MORNING JACKET @ RED ROCKS | 8/4/12 See Also: - Review: My Morning Jacket at Red Rocks, 8/3/12 - Q&A with Jim James of My Morning Jacket My Morning Jacket albums are concise volumes, recalling '70s rock anthems that wailed but kept excess to a minimum. MMJ's concert at Red Rocks last night, how ... More >>

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    April 29, 2012

    Lambchop at Fox Theatre, 4/28/12

    LAMBCHOP @ FOX THEATRE | 4.28.12 See Also: Q&A with Kurt Wagner of Lambchop No one goes to a Lambchop show expecting a circus. Fans know that taking a ride with frontman Kurt Wagner and his crew will be a slow one. But last night at the Fox, the band and the audience seemed downright narcoleptic. ... More >>

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    January 16, 2012

    Review: Nurses at the hi-dive, 1/15/12

    NURSES @ THE HI-DIVE | 1/15/12 This was one of those Sunday shows where a lot of people showed up and everybody seemed to be very into all of the artists on the bill, from the opening set from The Don'ts and Be Carefuls all the way to the end, through Nurses. The headliners took the stage with Aaro ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010


    Saturday, December 18, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Low's Alan Sparhawk on Joy Division and radio

    Sara Kiesling​Since its inception in 1993, Low (due at the Larimer Lounge this Saturday, December 18) from Duluth, Minnesota, has created a body of work characterized by a fragile intensity. Although often lumped in under the banner of "slowcore" with a group of bands of similar sonic leanings ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    Holy Fuck, Indian Jewelry, Gauntlet Hair and DJ Peter Black @ Larimer Lounge, 10/20/10

    Tom MurphyHoly Fuck​ HOLY FUCK Indian Jewelry • Gauntlet Hair • Peter Black 10.20.10 | Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO As usual, Peter Black set the stage for what was to come with what sounded like some sonically-appropriate remixes. Right before the first band took the stage, it sounded lik ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Signal Path, Of Montreal and Emancipator filled our playlists this past week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    Live Review: Stereolab at Gothic Theatre

    Photo: Jon Solomon Le Loup Stereolab, Monade and Le Loup Tuesday, October 14, 2008 The Gothic Theatre Better Than: Seeing just one Laetitia Sadier project. For whatever reason, my expectations tend to be a lot lower for out of town opening acts touring with national and international bands. Lucki ... More >>

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    July 21, 2008

    Live Review: Gata Negra and Hot Robots at Larimer Lounge

    Photo: Tom Murphy Gata Negra Gata Negra and Hot Robots Sunday, July 20, 2008 Larimer Lounge, Denver Better Than: I thought relatively straight ahead guitar rock could sound. Unfortunately I made it to the Larimer Lounge fairly late due to practicing with my own band so I missed Only Thunder, Astra ... More >>

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    June 16, 2008

    Over the Weekend...A Shoreline Dream, Astrophagus, Overcasters, Widowers, Astra Moveo, Red Orange Yellow, Cat-A-Tac, Hot IQs and Hearts of Palm @ Westword Music Showcase

    A Shoreline Dream lives up to its name. (Photos by Tom Murphy) Westword Music Showcase Saturday, June 14, 2008 Bar Standard Better Than: Last year’s lineup. By the time we were allowed in to Bar Standard, the first band of the afternoon had already started. A Shoreline Dream is probably a str ... More >>