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Iron & Wine

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    February 4, 2014

    New Denver shows: James Taylor, Rodrigo y Gabriela, the Head and the Heart, tix on sale

    Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee James Taylor returns to Red Rocks on Tuesday, June 17. Tickets range from $49.50 and $89.50 and go on sale this Monday, February 10, at 10 a.m. Rodrigo y Gabriela stops at Red Rocks on Sunday, August 17, with local opener Nathaniel Rateliff. Ticket ... More >>

  • Music

    May 31, 2012

    Bon Iver

    Thursday, May 31, Red Rocks, 303-697-5968.

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    November 25, 2011

    Record Store Day, the Black Friday edition

    ​Record Store Day was originally started a few years ago as a once-a-year celebration for some 700 independently owned record stores in the U.S., including Twist & Shout and Wax Trax, but the organizers have also included today, Black Friday, as another chance to for music fans to get their ha ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011

    The Belle Jar

    Fall Systems Go
    Self-released

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    March 1, 2011

    Elton John, Ray LaMontagne, Iron & Wine shows announced. Tickets on sale this weekend.

    ​Elton John is performing at the Wells Fargo Theatre on Tuesday, April 12 to benefit the Matthew Shepard Foundation, founded by Dennis and Judy Shepard in memory of their 21-year old son, Matthew, who was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in Wyoming in October 1998. Tickets ($49-$149) go on s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Decemberists, Akron/Family, Gregg Allman, Nicki Minaj top sellers at local stores

    ​The Decemberists latest effort, The King is Dead, continues to hold on the top spot at Twist & Shout, while Gregg Allman's Low Country Blues, released last month on Rounder, came in first at Albums on the Hill for the week ending February 13. Akron/Family's new album, meanwhile, S/T II: The C ... More >>

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    February 9, 2011

    Bernie Buescher Pandora ad wins national award (despite not winning him the election)

    ​So what if Secretary of State Bernie Buescher didn't win re-election last November. In our book, he's still the coolest cat at the Capitol for being the only Colorado candidate (and one of the few in the country) to advertise on Pandora Internet radio, a move that just scored him a prestigiou ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Sasquatch 2011 line-up announced: Vanilla bands covered in vanilla sauce

    ​Sasquatch became the second major summer festival to announce its lineup last night. The George, Washington (kills us every time) indie-fest is always heavy on the hipster-bait, but this year is egregious. The top of the bill looks like this: Foo Fighters, Death Cab for Cutie, Modest Mouse, W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Iron & Wine, Decemberists, Nicki Minaj are this week's top local sellers

    ​Iron & Wine's first studio effort in three years, Kiss Each Other Clean, released last week on Warner Brothers, debuted at number one at both Twist & Shout and Wax Trax, while coming in at number two at Albums on the Hill for the week ending January 30. The Decemberists' latest effort, The Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    BLKHRTS, Wu-Tang top our weekly playlists

    ​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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    November 11, 2010
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    November 12, 2009

    Horse Feathers

    Friday, November 13, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    August 4, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 3, 2009

    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 of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Regina Spektor top seller at Twist and Shout

    Regina Spektor's latest release, Far, was the top seller at Twist & Shout for the week ending June 28. Local faves Paper Bird's new EP, Sky Underground, nabbed the number two slot and brand new albums from Dinosaur Jr. and Mars Volta also grabbed slots in the top five. See the full breakdown aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Okay, Denver, we need to talk.

    I just received a press release from the Salt Lake City Arts Council (cue the Pace picante sauce dudes asking incredulously, "Salt Lake City?!") informing me of their Twilight Concert Series. Evidently, the concerts, which are free and take place every Thursday night at the Gallivan Center in downto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Sonic Youth top seller at Twist and Shout

    After two decades on Geffen Records, Eternal, Sonic Youth's Matador Records debut released last week, was the top seller at Twist & Shout for the week ending June 14. Mos Def's The Ecstatic,  Dirty Projectors' Bitte Orca, both released last week, came in at the second and fourth slots while ... More >>

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    June 8, 2009

    Dave Matthews top seller at Twist and Shout

    The Dave Matthews Band's brand new album, Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, was the top seller at Twist & Shout for the week ending June 7. Albums released last week by 311, Rancid and Elvis Costello debuted on the store's top ten as well. See the full breakdown after the jump.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Grizzly Bear top seller at Twist and Shout

    Grizzly Bear's Veckatimest, released last week on the Warp imprint, knocked Green Day down to the second slot at Twist & Shout for the week ending May31. Phoenix's new album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, grabbed the third slot while Steve Earle and Bob Dylan rounded out the top five. See the full b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Metric grabs tops spot at Wax Trax

    Metric's Fantasies grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax for the week ending May 24. St. Vincent's Actor,  Peaches' I Feel Cream and the Colorado late-'70s punk compilation Rocky Mountain Low each held ground in the top ten. See the full breakdown after the jump.

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    May 26, 2009

    Green Day top seller at Twist and Shout

    After coming in second to Steve Earle's Townes last week, Green Day moved took over the top spot with 21st Century Breakdown at Twist & Shout for the week ending May 24. New releases by Tori Amos, Eminem, Iron & Wine and Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood rounded out the top five. See the full ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009

    Death Vessel

    Wednesday, May 27, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    May 21, 2009
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    May 18, 2009

    Steve Earle grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

    Steve Earle, who performed songs from his new Townes Van Zandt tribute album at Twist & Shout last Friday, beat out Green Day for the top spot on the store's best seller list for the week of May 17. Bob Dylan, Ben Harper, Iron & Wine and Conor Oberst continue to hold down spots in the top te ... More >>

  • Music

    May 14, 2009

    Flight of the Conchords and Iron and Wine

    Saturday, May 16, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Depeche Mode grabs top spot at Twist & Shout

    Depeche Mode's brand new disc, Sounds of the Universe, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending April 26. Iron & Wine's Norfolk 6/20/05, which was a Record Store Day release, nabbed the second spot while new albums by Manchester Orchestra, Camera Obscura and Booker T were al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Discharge top seller at Wax Trax

    British hardcore veterans Discharge topped Wax Trax's best seller list for the week ending April 26 with the band's latest album, Disensitise. PJ Harvey & John Parish, Metric and Wolves in the Throne Room were also in the top five while local bands Bum Kon, the Omens and the Local Anesthetic com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Silversun Pickups grab top spot at Twist & Shout

    The brand new Silversun Pickups album, Swoon, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending April 19. Since the store was pretty busy on Record Store Day (April 18), it's not surprising that special releases for that day by Iron & Wine, My Morning Jacket and Tift Merritt also mad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    DeVotchKa at the Paramount

    Photo: Gary Isaacs DeVotchKa, Quixotic Friday, Feb. 13 Paramount Theater Better than: Seeing one of Denver's most effusive and entrancing local acts in a stripped-down, sullen setting. Atmosphere can make a big difference.I've seen members of DeVotchKa play in various incarnations and in a wide var ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Lily Allen, Flight of the Conchords, Franz Ferdinand shows announced

    Lily Allen, whose new album, It's Not Me, It's You, hits the streets next Tuesday, will stop at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 9, while New Zealand folk comedy duo Flight of the Conchords hit Red Rocks with Iron & Wine and Arj Barker on Saturday, May 15. A few other shows announced this w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records t ... More >>

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    May 26, 2008
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    April 21, 2008

    The Best Soul-Blues Album Covers and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: Sometimes, you can judge a book by it's cover -- or an album, at least. A look at thirteen soul-blues albums, a genre that's mastered the art of capturing the record's flavor with a perfect cover.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007

    Over the Weekend ... Iron & Wine, Nick Urata and Tom Hagerman of Devotchka

    Iron & Wine December 8, 2007 Paramount Theatre “Well, there’s good news and there’s bad news,” I say to Maggie as she comes out of the balcony bathroom at the Paramount. “The good news is that, according to this [computer-printed sign taped to the wall], Nick and Tom from DeVotchKa are op ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007

    Monday Morning Hang Over

    I'm no meteorologist, but I do know this: it was really, really cold out this weekend. We would have more for you this morning, my fellow Denverites, but several of us, after having bundled up to head out to enjoy the amazing culture of this town, decided that the roads were just too slick to ventur ... More >>

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    November 9, 2007
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    November 6, 2007
  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Phosphorescent

    Thursday, October 18, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    October 4, 2007

    Sound Bites

    Brief reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Zach Attack

    Whether he thinks so or not, Zach Braff is a tastemaker.

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    September 28, 2006

    Whirled Music

    Calexico unearths treasures on Garden Ruin.

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Dark Horse

    Band of Horses' rise to prominence has been dramatic.

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    July 13, 2006

    Alexi Murdoch

    Monday, July 17, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700; Tuesday, July 18, Trilogy Wine Bar, Boulder, 303-473-9463.

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    December 1, 2005

    Teletunes

    Indie rock meets prime time in a post-O.C. world.

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    October 27, 2005

    Okkervil River

    Monday, October 31, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    October 20, 2005

    Iron & Wine/Calexico

    Wednesday, October 26, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Calexico/Iron and Wine

    In the Reins (Overcoat Recordings)

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Iron & Wine

    Woman King (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Trend-Spotting

    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    Iron & Wine

    Our Endless Numbered Days (Sub Pop)

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