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  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    New to the Denver Concert Calendar: Nickel Creek, Rod Stewart & Santana, Gogol Bordello

    Chris Thile has decided he's bored of not selling thousands of tickets at a time, so Nickel Creek is back, and they're coming to Denver. Rod Stewart and Santana are also into selling thousands of tickets, so they'll be coming through as well. Incidentally, Santana has never meet a collaboration he d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Fred Durst on joining Cash Money and being the same guy with his hat backwards from 1999

    More than fifteen years after the release of Three Dolla Bill, Y'all, Limp Bizkit is back with a brand new album, Stampede of the Disco Elephants, on the Cash Money imprint. In advance of the band's return to Denver in support of that album this weekend, we caught up with Fred Durst yesterday as he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    New shows: Ellie Goulding, Trampled By Turtles, Ana Sia/Kraddy, Toro y Moi, and more

    Update 10/24/12: A Bob Weir solo date with Jackie Greene has been announced on Thursday, December 13 at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets for the show ($37.50 - $56, plus fees) go on sale this Friday, October 26 at 10 a.m. So now that the final debate's over, we still don't know who's going to be in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring the Shins, James Taylor and Explosions in the Sky were announced; In the Whale, Tennis and FaceMan got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Leonard Cohen, Matador, Young Jeezy and Lana Del Rey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Nicole Scherzinger's debut album delayed again, plus a breakdown of this week's charts

    Despite being a judge on the American version of X Factor, Nicole Scherzinger has had a rough go in the music industry ever since leaving the Pussycat Dolls. This week, word came down that the release date for her debut album Killer Love, originally slated for November 15, has been pushed back to so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fo ... More >>

  • Music

    March 5, 2009
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    January 15, 2009

    Q&A with Jonathan Coulton

    Geek icon and Internet rock star Jonathan Coulton is set to make his first appearance in Denver on January 17, at the Soiled Dove. In anticipation of his first concert in the Mile High city, Coulton was kind enough to sit down with us to talk about his beginnings as a code monkey, his inspirations f ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2008
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    May 28, 2008

    Q&A with Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson of the Roots

    The Q&A below starring Roots drummer Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson, whose band opens for Westword profile and Q&A subject Erykah Badu, represented a first for yours truly. Never before had I conducted an interview with an artist who spent the first portion of the conversation on a treadmill. But Thompson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    Interview with John Reis of the Night Marchers

    John Reis, the subject of the following Q&A as well as a May 1 Westword profile, is the leader of a new band called the Night Marchers – but the group is hardly his first. He made his initial ripple as part of Pitchfork back in the ‘80s, after which he’s served as a member in acts such as Driv ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2008

    Enon Slows Things Down

    John Schmersal’s once hyper-prolific songwriting streak made Ryan Adams seem like a slacker.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2008
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    February 20, 2008

    Q&A With Howlin' Pelle Almqvist of the Hives

    The Hives are a Swedish import with staying power, and the band’s lead singer, Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist, knows it, as he makes clear in the following Q&A – a conversation conducted in advance of the outfit’s impending visit to Denver (see the appropriate Now Hear This item for the particulars) ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Critics' Picks for 2007

    Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite releases of the past year.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    No Longer-High Tech

    "I write my life as it progresses, as it gets worse, whatever," says Aaron Yates, also known as Tech N9ne, who headlines at the Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday, January 6. "I'm like a fan inside this cat called Tech N9ne, who writes this crazy stuff. I'm just waiting to see what the beats are going ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Paradise Found

    Two years ago, the Velvet Teen took the road less traveled -- and that has made all the difference.

  • Music

    July 1, 2004

    Emvisible

    D12 looks to get out from underneath Eminem's shadow.

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Bums Rushed

    DJ Chonz and his gang are going places. Just not today.

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    The Message

    Rolling on the Rocks

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

    For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Raised on Radio

    Rooney's power pop infiltrates a valley of angry young men.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    January 24, 2002
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    January 10, 2002

    Graham Slams

    New-wave pioneer Graham Parker is still squeezing out the sparks.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Culture

    December 6, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Bleep That

    The FCC's fining of a Colorado radio station is giving broadcasters headaches from coast to coast.

  • Music

    June 21, 2001

    Apocalypse Yesterday

    Marilyn Manson resurrects the same ol' shtick.

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Swan Song

    By refusing to follow the flock, Ugly Duckling has emerged as a wholly individual hip-hop creature.

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Holidaze

    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Check Your Zed

    After a period out of the public eye, Remy Zero continues to create its own poets' society.

  • Music

    May 25, 2000

    Power Play

    Fort Collins's favorite pop label is positively Not Lame.

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    A Bad Rap

    Terrell Davis throws down some rhymes, but can't complete the play.

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Stoner-Rock Royalty

    The Queens of the Stone Age find tipped-out serenity in their private desert oasis.

  • Music

    May 6, 1999
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    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

  • Music

    October 15, 1998
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    September 25, 1997

    The Jeers of a Clown

    A major label tried to muzzle Violent J of the Insane Clown Posse. Here's why.

  • Music

    August 23, 1995

    THE DAISY CHAIN

    FROM OBSCURITY TO A TOUCH OF NOTORIETY WITH TRIPPING DAISY.

  • Music

    October 19, 1994

    THEY CALL HIM MISTER MANSON!

    THE LEADER OF MARILYN MANSON WANTS TO BECOME EVERY PARENT'S NIGHTMARE.

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