When Bees No Longer Fly...
Bad Weather California. Photos by Kiernan Maletsky Paean • Bad Weather California • Mehko & Ocean Birds 04.31.10 | hi-dive Paean spent eighteen months working on its debut full-length, Songs For Us To Sing. Three of the band's six members are siblings, and the album was recorded in a st ... More >>
Rachael Pollard, Doo Crowder, Spoke Shaver, Rotaree, TemplesThursday, March 19, 2009GlobGlobGlobBetter than: Not falling asleep at work, which I'm now certain to do tomorrow.In military operations, planes often fly at low altitudes to avoid radar detection. If that's true in cliché form as well, th ... More >>
“Back to My Old Ways” Dr. Dog We All Belong Every time I hear the tinkly piano into to this song – the only one I like by this band – I think of Bobby Bare Jr. Bare is my favorite live performer touring these days, and I caught up with this hero of mine when he opened up for Dr. Dog last Ma ... More >>
The Klaxons and Hot IQs Fox Theatre October 4, 2007 Better Than: The Klaxons turning out to be some fucking rave band. There’s something adventurous about going to a band’s show that you know nothing about. I guess adventurous for me qualifies as about anything that doesn’t involve TiVO Bogg ... More >>
We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Monday, August 28, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Tiny Cities (Caldo Verde)
Tuesday, September 13, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Monday, July 26, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497
Bubbling beneath the sweet-sounding hill music of the Hackensaw Boys is a wellspring of political discontent.
Holopaw (Sub Pop)
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.
Modest Mouse, the band that would be indie rock's king, navigates a major-label existence.