Isaac Brock

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    December 22, 2011
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    August 25, 2011

    Radical Knitting Circle

    When Bees No Longer Fly...

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Paean album release at the hi-dive: Egg shakers and dirty dancing

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Last Night: Rachael Pollard at GlobGlobGlob

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2007

    Thoughts on Five Songs While I Pretend to Work

    “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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007

    Last Night: The Klaxons and Hot IQs @ The Fox Theater

    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 >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Modest Mouse

    We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank

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    August 24, 2006

    Wolf Parade

    Monday, August 28, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    November 17, 2005

    Sun Kil Moon

    Tiny Cities (Caldo Verde)

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    September 8, 2005

    Wolf Parade

    Tuesday, September 13, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    March 24, 2005
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    October 7, 2004
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    July 22, 2004

    Modest Mouse

    Monday, July 26, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497

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    May 27, 2004

    Hacked Off

    Bubbling beneath the sweet-sounding hill music of the Hackensaw Boys is a wellspring of political discontent.

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    April 17, 2003


    Ten Fingers

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    February 27, 2003


    Holopaw (Sub Pop)

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    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

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

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    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

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

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    September 7, 2000

    Mouse on the Moon

    Modest Mouse, the band that would be indie rock's king, navigates a major-label existence.