Nelson Mandela was a pivotal agent for change who inspired a rich musical legacy of resistance. Biographer Richard Stengel describes Mandela, who passed away yesterday at the age of 95, as "the last pure hero." And while he was all that and more, the music the iconic historical figure inspired was p ... More >>
Toro y Moi started as the solo project of Chaz Bundick, who took his solo musical endeavors to greater and greater heights of sophistication on a series of releases with the encouragement of his friend from school, Ernest Greene of Washed Out. Live, Bundick has likewise progressed from his early day ... More >>
Goya SkyeBill Callahan Bill Callahan (due Monday, June 27th) started releasing music under the moniker Smog in 1990. He was connected to the then-emerging underground network of music that included the indie label Kill Rock Stars, which included his song "37 Pushups ." Callahan's emotionally ... More >>
ADELE at THE OGDEN THEATRE | 05/28/11"There were a fair number of men sprinkled throughout the Ogden, but it was the women who came out in full force to commiserate with Adele's heartbreaking songs."
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Peter Gabriel and Widespread Panic are coming to Red Rocks in June, while Sade is due at the Pepsi Center in August. Meanwhile on local radio, My Body Sings Electric, Pacific Pride, the Sunshine House and String Chees ... More >>
Joshua BradleyThe Heavy appears tonight at the Bluebird with Wallpaper The Noid isn't just that pesky pizza-chilling character from old Domino's commercials from the '80s. It's a region of England from which the neo-soul, garage rock band known as The Heavy hails. Fronted by the charismatic ... More >>
Erykah Badu • Janelle Monae 06.16.10 | Fillmore Auditorium Before Erykah Badu's set, a DJ was spinning and doing live mixes of pop hits of yesteryear, stopping or slowing down the music every now and then to let the crowd enthusiastically fill in the blanks. During "Poison" by Bell Biv D ... More >>
Three more shows were added to this upcoming season's quickly expanding line-up at Red Rocks, including a date featuring the Allman Brothers with the Drive-By Truckers on Saturday, September 5, a show with Bonnie Raitt & Taj Mahal on Sunday, August 30, and Yonder Mountain String Band's Friday, A ... More >>
Donnie betts captures the life of Oscar Brown Jr. for the screen.
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
Saul Williams is a thought-provoking Renaissance man who has a way with words.
When DJ Vadim traveled to the ends of the earth, he found hip-hop in every corner.
The FCC's fining of a Colorado radio station is giving broadcasters headaches from coast to coast.
The Colorado Daily has been on a long, strange trip for over a century. Is the journey ending or starting anew?
From the week of December 21, 2000
Yo, Flaco! was recently named the best unsigned band in America. They couldn't be happier.
A sampling of new sounds from around town.
Kim Fronapfel, aka DJ Sentiment, focuses on music that matters.
Three locals are using the media to put Colorado hip-hop on the map.