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Jay Farrar

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    MELVINS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 7/15/13 Since 1983, the Melvins have been perfecting their brand of influential rock, inspired in part by punk and in part by the music Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover grew up hearing as kids in the '60s and '70s. With the Melvins, the two have taken that sound to dif ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Jim James

    Thursday, May 9, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.

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    March 20, 2012

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Cypress Hill, the Fray, Kaskade and Mojo Nixon were announced; Lola Black, Fresh Breath Committee and the Autumn Film got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Bruce Springsteen, Andrew Bird, Fu ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​ Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Madonna, Jeff Mangum, the String Cheese Incident, Jane's Addiction, B.B. King and more were announced; Lola Black, Fresh Breath Committee and the Autumn Film got spins on local radio; and recent a ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Jessica Lea Mayfield

    Monday, May 9, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    January 6, 2011

    Jeff Tweedy

    Friday, January 7, and Saturday, January 8, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.

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    July 29, 2010
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    May 25, 2010

    Lords of Acid & Thrill Kill Kult, Lyle Lovett, Jakob Dylan shows announced

    ​Fifteen years ago, the sexually charged acid house group Lords of Acid and the legendary industrial act My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult teamed up for the Sextacy Ball tour. The two acts are joining forces again this summer for a reincarnation of that tour which hits the Ogden Theatre on Wed ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 11, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 4, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>

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    January 4, 2010

    The Antlers top seller at Albums on the Hill

    ​Brooklyn's the Antlers grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill with Hospice, while Lyle Lovett's latest effort, Natural Forces, came in at number two for the week ending January 3. Lhasa's self-titled album, Neko Case's Middle Cyclone and Otis Taylor's Pentatonic Wars and Love Songs rounded ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    This Just In: Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard, Michael Buble, Nick Jonas shows announced

    ​While recording songs for Jim Sampas' documentary about Jack Kerouac, Son Volt's Jay Farrar and Death Cab for Cutie's Benjamin Gibbard realized they both shared an affinity for the famed Beat writer. After recording songs for the film, the pair continued to work on songs using words from Kerouac' ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Converge top seller at Wax Trax

    ​Converge's Axe to Fall, released last week on Epitaph, grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax while the Flaming Lips' Embryonic and Atlas Sound's Logo came in second and third for the week ending October 25. Thao with the Get Down Stay Down's Know Better, Learn Faster and Radio 1190's Local Shakedown V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Flaming Lips grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

    ​The Flaming Lips' latest effort, Embryonic, grabbed the spot at Twist & Shout for the second week in row while Flight of the Conchord and Lyle Lovett came in second and third. Monsters of Folk's debut and Shrinebuilder's new self-titled album round out the top five for the week ending October ... More >>

  • Music

    July 2, 2009

    Son Volt

    Wednesday, July 8, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Year's to You

    The Fray's Isaac Slade and Joe King sound off on their favorite albums of 2007.

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    December 26, 2007

    Best 2007 - St. Louis: Jay Farrar's Chant and Strum

    As touted in this week's Backbeat, music editors from across the country asked luminaries from our respective towns to tell us what music they loved this year. Their picks appear below and on the subsequent pages. Many St. Louis musicians hightail it out of the city as soon as they can, in hopes ... More >>

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    November 9, 2006

    Gob Iron

    Death Songs for the Living
    Sony

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    July 28, 2005

    Son Volt

    Okemah and the Melody of Riot (Sony)

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    March 25, 2004
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    January 24, 2002

    Leaving the Son

    With Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt behind him, Jay Farrar finds equilibrium as a solo artist.

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    October 25, 2001

    Ryan Adams, Jay Farrar

    Gold (Lost Highw), Sebastopol (Artemis)

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    October 28, 1999

    Poison Pen

    Jeff Tweedy moves Wilco further toward perfect pop...and perfect despair.

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    November 19, 1998
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    July 24, 1997
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    December 13, 1995
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    December 13, 1995
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    September 6, 1995
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    May 17, 1995

    ROGER WILCO

    THANKS TO JEFF TWEEDY AND WILCO, YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE EMBARRASSED TO LIKE COUNTRY ROCK ANYMORE.

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