Welcome back to the work week. How was the weekend? A bunch of great shows, eh? Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks with Macklemore, Eli Goulding at the Ogden Theatre, Brother Ali and Danny Brown at Cervantes' and Hot Water Music at Summit Music Hall. What did you catch? Bunch more shows this week, incl ... More >>
The Uncertain Sea somehow managed to bring together a touch of math rock or prog with splintery post-punk and '90s emo and made it compelling -- think something like Mission of Burma with a country bent, written by people who grew up hearing stuff like Sunny Day Real Estate with a touch of Codeine's ... More >>
Hola, amigo! Welcome to the weekend! A massive amount of musical goodness awaits you this weekend, the first of this fall season. Whatever you feel like getting into, there are a ton of shows to choose from, whether you're looking for metal, rock, hip-hop or just want to party down like there's no s ... More >>
The Jealous Sound (playing tonight at the Marquis Theater) came together when former Knapsack guitarist and singer Blair Shehan got together with some of his friends who had also been members of melodic punk bands of the '90s, including Padro Benito of Sunday's Best, John McGinnis of Neither Trump ... More >>
In a Q&A with GQ posted earlier this week, Steve Albini takes Sonic Youth to task for selling out when they signed to Geffen in 1990. He contends that when Sonic Youth entered the mainstream machine, it encouraged other bands to follow suit. It's kind of confusing logic if you think too lon ... More >>
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?" So 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 ... More >>
This Heat finally makes it Out of Cold StorageReissues are a difficult breed, on one hand they seek to garner a new audience, on another they have to pay heed to what fans are looking for. The best reissues not only remind you why you liked the band in the first place, but help in keeping tha ... More >>
Friday, January 30, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7352.
Drawing equally from the Melvins as it does from My Bloody Valentine, this Florida metal quartet sets itself apart.
Lightning Always Strikes Something (Satan Rides Shotgun)
The Things They Carry
Friday, July 2, Rock Island, 303-572-7625.
Pretty Girls Make Graves is dealing with the pressures that come with making brilliant music.
Q and Not U deconstructs the ABCs of punk rhetoric.
After years of struggle, pop springs eternal for the Jealous Sound.
From punk to folk, poetry to prose, Patrick Porter is a voice of unease.
With The Egg, its most mature release yet, Shiner cracks expectations wide open.
Blake Schwarzenbach says Jets to Brazil is a desperate band. A desperate American band.
This week's concert pick: The Dismemberment Plan
YOU'VE GOT TO USE YOUR HEAD TO GET INTO SHUDDER TO THINK.