Sometime in the last year, Force Publique shifted its focus a bit to include electric guitar rather than bass and the opted for using an MPC over playing pre-crafted beats made on software. The resulting sound is still darkly moody as it was during the band's more post-punk period, but this version ... More >>
Johnny Marr is an iconic and influential guitarist best known for his work in The Smiths, which broke up in 1987. His guitar phrases and his genius for crafting textured and tonally rich rhythmic leads has influenced countless rock guitarists of the last quarter century. After leaving The Smiths, Ma ... More >>
This past weekend at London's Hammersmith Apollo, Kanye West went on a rant about selling out. Apparently, he now hates the Grammys, corporations and possibly the new Justin Timberlake song. Ironically, the self proclaimed "Louis Vuitton Don" saw absolutely no conflict of interest in calling out art ... More >>
We all have it -- that one song that stopped us in our tracks the first time we ever heard it, that continues to give us pause each and every time it's played. In our periodic feature, Deep Cuts, we share the personal stories behind our all-time favorite songs and how and why we came to love them. T ... More >>
Over the course of a line-up change or two, Ideal Fathers Ideal Fathers, playing its final show tonight at the Larimer Lounge, developed a sound and a stage presence that probably would have been lumped in with "dance punk." But there was always an agenda in the band to inspire people to wake ... More >>
Jason Paul Roberts Do you secretly fantasize about being a video vixen like Tawny Kitaen, looking all sorts of sultry with that come hither stare of yours, while perched on the hood of a Jaguar driven by David Coverdale? Yeah? Not going to happen. Wake up, dude. It's 2010. That was a Whitesn ... More >>
Tom MurphyGangcharger's Ethan Ward at the MeadowlarkGangcharger started out as something of a side-project Ethan Ward did with a few friends. Few probably saw or remember the earliest incarnation of the band, but when it started up full force at the end of 2008, even if you didn't like the ac ... More >>
With early support from one of the country's most important independent radio stations, KEXP in Seattle, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart -- appearing at Monlith this weekend -- struck a chord with fans of earnest, dreamy, lush pop music. Though often compared to C86-era and Sarah Records ban ... More >>
Brandon Marshall at one of his many booking sessions.A misdemeanor battery charge against Brandon Marshall is being heard at what was advertised as a one-day trial in Atlanta -- but that prediction proved inaccurate. The proceeding moves into a second day today, with the judge dismissing the ... More >>
The Congress for the New Urbanism is holding its annual conference in Denver June 10-14, complete with bus tours of our most well-known new-urbanist enclaves. But how do you judge walkable, neighborhood-based developments? Is it by the diversity (or lack thereof) of their residents, the number of ... More >>
How to describe the voice of Colorado-based Barron Christian, who has a small part in Imagine That, an Eddie Murphy movie shot partly in Denver that opens on Friday? It's a deep baritone delivered warmly and confidently -- and there's a cadence to his vowels that gives his sentences incredible ric ... More >>
Thursday, February 10, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
Colorado is hot. Too hot.
Hotfoot Danica Patrick proves ladies love the fast lane.
Learning to love the Big Dance.
A focus on the wrong woman hinders the otherwise beautiful Nowhere in Africa.
Classic rock and mother nature fuel the weird Welshmen of Super Furry Animals.
Going back to his roots, Scratch gives lip service to the lost art of beatboxing.
At 75, Ralph Stanley is beginning his career anew.
Post columnist Woody Paige's big shtick shrinks in chilly Utah.
Pay It Forward shoves its proactive propaganda down our throats until it stays down, but good.
Aimée & Jaguar tells the intriguing story of two women drawn together in wartime.
Spending $250,000 on a car may not make you happy. But among Denver's rich and famous, it's one way of keeping score.
It took sixteen years and international extradition, but the Colorado Attorney Generalís Office finally got its man.
Denver produces a new crop of music.
As a cop, she fantasized about testifying against a killer. As a hooker, she got her chance.
Adams County deputies hit the road to spread the word to landlords about suspicious characters.
A tourist-hating vandal with a grudge the size of Texas makes a splash in Breckenridge.
Local Baptist preacher Acen Phillips has a passel of fancy cars and a devil of a history in court.
A businessman tries to satisfy a craving.
Jim Garner wanted to murder his wife, Dana. Even from the grave, he may get his way.
Atari aficionado Rick Trotter finally faces reality: His beloved has joined the ranks of the eight-track and the Betamax.
DENVER'S LOUNGE LIZARDS WERE ALL DRESSED UP WITH NO PLACE TO GO. ENTER THE KIT KAT CLUB.LET'S DO LOUNGE SINATRA SONGS, COCKTAIL PARTY CLOTHES AND CHAT GALORE--THEY'LL DRINK TO THAT.