Small Black's debut EP definitely harks back to those great synth-pop songs of the early '80s with its vintage sound, but with a kind of lo-fi production more in line with a later era in music. The strong songwriting and a keen sense of pacing and melody continued into the next phase of the ... More >>
Titwrench 2010 Friday, July 9 - Sunday July 11, 2010 | Glob | Denver Over the course of one weekend, Titwrench 2010 brought together artists and people of all stripes from around the country and attracted a wider than usual swath of the local community. On Saturday afternoon, there were worksho ... More >>
Staring Up at Giants Again
Sunday, September 27, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Often compared to New Wave bands of the early '80s -- especially the Human League --Brooklyn, New York's Red Wire Black Wire, uses synthesizers as a primary compositional instrument. Described by the New Music Express as having an icy sound, the immediacy and sincerity of Doug Walters's vocal ... More >>
Heres what happens when you blend the hottest sounds of the past five years into a cheeky, abrasive mix.
Letters from the week of 3/13/2008
Fast reviews of recent releases
Tuesday, September 26, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
The Cover Up (Gammon Records)
Junior Senior is proud to be a silly dance band.
Disco 3 (Sanctuary)
Other People’s Songs (Mute)
Nearing thirty years as the most challenging rock band on earth, Pere Ubu waxes enigmatic.
Old and new collide to create the next wave of electronica.
The Pet Shop Boys maintain their pop pedigree with a new album and tour.
DJ Garth delivers a blast from the Eighties past.