Editor: Please see the Author's note on this new photo-driven series at the end of this article. In this second part (read part one here) of the Underground Bands of Denver Music's Dark Ages, we're going to use a few bands of the era to spotlight some of the important venues. Not every band played ... More >>
The long-awaited debut album from Ross Etherton and the Chariots of Judah doesn't have time for small talk. "I guess [this music] is a form of expression that's divorced from the little things we do in everyday life to make social relationships run smoother -- like saying 'Hi, how are you doing?' wh ... More >>
Chip KalbackBeth Gibbons of Portishead last night at 1STBANK CenterPORTISHEAD at 1STBANK CENTER | 10/27/11For the last show of its tour, Portishead put on one of the finest performances anyone is likely to see this year or any year. The band's energy, urgency and intensity kept building and b ... More >>
Tom MurphyMercuria and the Gem StarsUMS on S. BROADWAY | 07/23-24/11An especially hot summer day made navigating various venues an enervating experience, not to mention the humid heat indoors at times. Nevertheless, it didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits in performing the music, even in th ... More >>
Tom MurphyRoss Etherton & the Chariots of Judah Treeverb • Ross Etherton and the Chariots of Judah 09.17.10 | 3 Kings Tavern, Denver Three years ago, Bright Channel and Red Cloud were two of the highest-profile underground bands in Denver -- not to mention the most interesting and consist ... More >>
Just received word that Red Cloud (aka Red Cloud West), which has been on hiatus for quite some time now as its members devoted time to their other creative endeavors (Git Some, Bad Luck City, the Fire Drills, Ross Etherton & the Chariots of Judah), has plans to reconvene at some point this s ... More >>
A Shoreline Dream lives up to its name. (Photos by Tom Murphy) Westword Music Showcase Saturday, June 14, 2008 Bar Standard Better Than: Last year’s lineup. By the time we were allowed in to Bar Standard, the first band of the afternoon had already started. A Shoreline Dream is probably a str ... More >>
These folks like their Americana dark.
Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.