Jeff Mangum

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    April 1, 2014

    Neutral Milk Hotel proves its music is timeless in Denver, the city where it was recorded

    From the beginning of last night's first Neutral Milk Hotel show in Denver in some twenty years, when Jeff Mangum stepped on stage with his guitar to play "King of Carrot Flowers Pt. I" it was immediately powerful, no nostalgia necessary. Then, the rest of the band joined him, and the show found new ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    The nine best concerts in Denver from March 31 to April 3

    Maybe you saw Neutral Milk Hotel last night in Boulder; if not you have another shot at it tonight in Denver. If the line "putting fingers in the notches of her spine" sends ice through your veins as consistently as it does ours, we can strongly recommend finding your way there. The band's great the ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014

    Neutral Milk Hotel

    Monday, March 31, Ogden Theatre, 303-832-1874.

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    December 20, 2012

    The thirty best concerts of 2012

    While 2012 will be remembered as they year that Red Rocks hosted the most shows in its history, it's also going to go down as one of the best years for concerts in Colorado in general. As we reflected on all the incredible shows we took in this past year, there were an astounding number of what we'd ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Review: Destroyer at the Bluebird, 6/9/12

    DESTROYER @ BLUEBIRD THEATER| 6.09.12 See Also: Q&A with Dan Bejar of Destroyer. Dan Bejar ambled on to the stage, scanned it left to right, shoved some stray strands of his fro back into place, clenched his eyes shut and wore a look of abstract passion, an expression he kept for the entirety of t ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    Jeff Mangum at the Ogden Theatre, 4/26/12

    JEFF MANGUM at OGDEN THEATRE | 4/26/12 See Also: • Jeff Mangum comes to aid of distressed fan at Coachella • Neutral Milk Hotel books a room in Denver. • The Apples get set to reap the fruits of their labors Jeff Mangum has not returned to Denver in fourteen years, and it shows. You can tell ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Jeff Mangum

    Thursday, April 26, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.

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    April 23, 2012

    Best of Coachella weekend two

    The first weekend of Coachella was cold, damp and wet. The second weekend of Coachella was hot, sultry, and steamy. This weekend meant tributes, tributes, tributes. From Levon Helms to Biggie, everyone got a shout-out. In between all that, Jeff Mangum came to the aid of fan in distress and our West ... 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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    March 5, 2012

    Jeff Mangum at the Ogden Theatre on 4/26

    Hold on to your hats: We've just received word that Jeff Mangum, the iconic mastermind of Neutral Milk Hotel, is coming to the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 26. Couple important things to note about this show, which we imagine sell out rather quickly: All tickets will be will-call only and there ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Win tix to see Memoryhouse tonight at the Larimer Lounge with Brim Liski and STaG

    Not all Mondays suck. This one's pretty good so far, at least: Tickets for the Westword Music Showcase went on sale this morning, a reminder that summer is just around the corner, we received word that Jeff Mangum and Madonna are coming to town, and now we've got a couple of pairs of tickets to see ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    June 1, 2010

    Ten eleven albums for your summer road trip

    With the passing of Memorial Day we can finally say summer is here. And with summer comes summer camp, vacations and tours -- and how do we get there? We drive. That's how. This is America, after all. In celebration of seemingly endless sunny days and left-arm tans, we've picked some of our favori ... More >>

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    March 5, 2008

    Q&A With Julian Dorio of the Whigs

    The Whigs, a buzz band that gets the profile treatment in the March 6 Westword, plays music of the sort typically identified as indie rock – yet drummer Julian Dorio continues to receive the sort of love from percussion aficionados that’s all but unheard of in the genre. Dorio takes on that topi ... More >>

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    January 19, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    February 3, 2005

    Clem Snide

    End of Love (SpinArt)

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    January 6, 2005

    Okkervil River

    Sleep and Wake-Up Songs (Jagjaguwar)

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    July 22, 2004

    Homeward Sound

    After six years in Portland, the Minders revisit the city that put their pop on the map.

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    September 19, 2002

    Mighty Rime

    The Mighty Rime (Caulfied)

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    March 15, 2001

    Hoax, Lies and Audio

    John Vanderslice is an excellent musician and songwriter. He's also a pretty good prankster.

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    October 12, 2000

    The Olivia Tremor Control

    The Olivia Tremor Control Presents: Singles and Beyond (Emperor Norton)

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    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

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    April 23, 1998
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    April 16, 1998

    Elfin Magic

    Elf Power is helping to keep Elephant 6's winning streak alive.

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    October 9, 1997

    Total Control

    The Olivia Tremor Control, part of Denver's Elephant 6 family, shakes up the underground.

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    September 18, 1997

    Got Milk?

    Elephant 6's Neutral Milk Hotel books a room in Denver.

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    June 14, 1995
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    July 20, 1994