Jessica Lea MayfieldWith plenty of time to recover from the long fourth of July holiday, this weekend is shaping up to be just as good, with dozens of shows happening across the city. Tonight, Jessica Lea Mayfield makes an appearance at the Larimer Lounge with Ferraby Lionheart and Bare Bones ... More >>
Tyson WirtzfieldDum Dum Girls
As a rare drummer and frontwoman, Dee Dee Penny (aka Kristin Gundred) was part of experimental pop band Grand Ole Party. Once that band split, Gundred took it upon herself to learn how to write songs on an instrument well outside her comfort zone. When that expe ... More >>
Radio 1190's The Local Shakedown, Vol. 3, a two-CD collection of 41 Colorado bands released last week, topped the charts at Wax Trax, for the week ending October 18. Coming in second was Run Rabbit Run, in which New York-based string quartet Osso reinterprets Sufan Stevens' 2001 album Enjoy Your ... More >>
French electronic duo Air grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax with its latest effort, Love 2, which was released last week on Astralwerks. A Place to Bury Strangers' There is No Enemy and Built to Spill's There is No Enemy, both issued last week, nabbed the second on third slots, while New Model Arm ... 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 ... More >>
The Avett Brothers grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending October 4 with their latest effort, I and Love and You. Black Gives Way to Blue, the first new Alice in Chains recording in fourteen year, came in second while new releases by Monsters of Folk, Barbara Streisand and ... More >>
Former Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval will be hitting the road next month for the first time in eight years on the heels of her forthcoming album, Through the Devil Softly, due September 29 on Nettwerk. Sandoval her band the Warm Inventions visit the Bluebird Thursday, October 1. Tickets are $22 ... More >>
Photo by Lori MidsonVirgilio Urbano at his namesake restaurant.Just in case you're curious, Virgilio's pizza is a little slice of heaven.
Today in Cafe Society:
• Let the dough fly: There's a pizza battle brewing at Belmar.
• Behind the Bar: Ky Belk of Elway's in Cherry Creek.
• Brio T ... More >>
If you like free music -- and I know you like free music -- point your web-browsing machine over to One Track Mind, a newish blog offering a daily song review and download of said reviewed song. It's a Denver-based operation and, according to its About page, it's staffed by "A super-secret cabal of ... More >>
After a brief hiatus, Sound Bites, our economy-sized album reviews, is back. In this first edition, Andy Thomas weighs in on five recent national releases from Ben Nichols from Lucero (pictured left), O Pioneers, Two Cow Garage, Portugal. The Man and Jessica Lea Mayfield with Blasphemy after the jum ... More >>