Science Partner had its origins as a solo side project of Tyler Despres of Dualistics. When that band split up due to half the band moving out of state for work and the like, Science Partner became Despres main creative focus. The early shows may have been more acoustic affairs, but last year, by th ... More >>
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Rose Hill Drive fans bemoaning the fact that the band has been mostly dormant for the past few years, rejoice! The indefinite, self-imposed hiatus has come to an end, and your heroes have returned -- with new music. The former power trio (now a quartet, with the addition of bassist Jimmy Stof ... More >>
Looks like the Rose Hill dudes are back in action at full throttle. We just received word that the former power trio -- now a new and improved quartet with the addition of scene stalwart Jimmy Stofer on bass -- is about to hit the road for a string of dates supporting Stone Temple Pilots on ... More >>
In what's become a homegrown tradition on par with shows by Slim Cessna and Big Head Todd, Rose Hill Drive has helped usher in the New Year up in Boulder for at least the past five years by taking on a classic album in its entirety. This year at the Fox, the band will be playing Elephant by the Wh ... More >>
Brothers O'Hair. Photos by Kiernan Maletsky BROTHERS O'HAIR With Weather Maps • The Fling 11.13.10 | Larimer Lounge One year and two months since their first show together, Brothers O'Hair returned to the Larimer Lounge with their first recording in tow. And people noticed. You could not ... More >>
Touring in support of his latest effort, No Better Than This, John Mellencamp comes to the Temple Buell Theatre on Wednesday, April 6. Tickets range from $44.50 to $130 and go on sale this Friday, October 29 at 10 a.m. -- and include a digital download of the T Bone Burnett-produced album, wh ... More >>
Just as the last of the amber alerts are set to expire, we've received word and indication that the members of Rose Hill Drive are emerging from their self-imposed hiatus. Although the act has played a couple of dates recently, for all intents and purposes, it's been a good year and a half or ... More >>
Adam Halferty is American Tomahawk's mastermindAs much fun as he has touring with 3OH!3 and being a member of that act's live band, and as fond as he is of playing in Young Coyotes with Zach Tipton, American Tomahawk is Adam Halferty's baby, the place where he's able to express himself the mo ... More >>
All right, how many times have you been bopping along, minding your own business, listening to some tunes, when all of the sudden, you'll hear a line in a song that instantly makes you do a double-take? You know, the ones where you keep rewinding the sucker, marveling aloud to no one in parti ... More >>
They're back. After being a face on a milk carton for the better part of the past year and a half, the Rose Hill Drive boys are getting ready to fire up the old muscle car. And holy cow, get this: During the time off, frontman Jacob Sproul, a wicked bass player if you've ever seen him, trad ... More >>
Todd RoethIt's been a year and a half since Hello Kavita graced us with its debut long-player, the unforgettable And Then We Turned Sideways. Since then, the quintet of songwriter/frontman/guitarist Corey Teruya, guitarist Luke Mossman, multi-instrumentalist Ian Short, bassist Jimmy Stofer and dr ... More >>
Aaron ThackeraySee more photos from Curious Theatre at westword.com/slideshow.Elin Palmer, 12 p.m.Overcoming technical difficulties and an initially cumbersome stage setup (the stage manager had to find room for a drum riser amid the creative and complicated set -- including a desk, a bed and a road ... More >>
Thanks to a tip from a reliable informant, I managed to catch a sneak preview of John Common's band last night as they "rehearsed" at a most unlikely venue: the Washington Park Grille. Common has assembled a top-notch ensemble for his latest outing, and it was great to hear the group working out ... More >>
Thanks to the ever-gracious Charley Hine, I've had the opportunity to listen to the new six-track disc from Dualistics a handful of times this week, and I have to say it's really freaken good. I have publicly expressed my dissatisfaction with the band's live performances in the past, but if Hine and ... More >>
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