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John Cale

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2013

    R.I.P., Lou Reed

    One of the largest looming and most influential icons in the history of rock and roll, Lou Reed died on Sunday at the age of 71. No word has been received regarding the cause of Reed's death, though the "Walk On The Wild Side" songwriter did recently undergo a liver transplant last May that nearly c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Ten Essential albums from the CBGB scene

    It's easy to look at what's become of rock music over the last three and a half decades and find countless traces of the CBGB micro-culture and the fast-and-loud aesthetic it cultivated. During their now-legendary years at CBGB, bands like the Ramones, Talking Heads, Blondie and Patti Smith were dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra: "My musical career is like one big ticky tour"

    Unknown Mortal Orchestra (due Friday, March 16 at the Gothic Theatre) is based on Portland, Oregon. The band's frontman, Ruban Nielson, however, spent nearly a decade in punk band the Mint Chicks while based out of Auckland, New Zealand. After a few records on the legendary Flying Nun label, Nielson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 today

    "The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought one formed a band." This quote has been attributed to both Brian Eno and Peter Buck (of REM) -- no one is completely certain who said it first, but that's not the point. The fact remains that The Velvet Underground ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Nick Drake's Pink Moon turns forty

    In his best selling book Killing Yourself to Live, Chuck Klosterman asserts that "the best career move any musician can make is to stop breathing." When examining Kurt Cobain's post-mortem transformation from junkie dad to iconic voice of a generation, Klosterman notes that the suicide told everyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Big Gigantic, Jedi Mind Tricks and more

    Denver's best live music bets, weekend of January 20, 2012

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Garland Jeffreys on Lou Reed and "living in between"

    Garland Jeffreys (due Saturday, January 21, at the Lion's Lair) should be a household name considering some of the shoulders with which he's rubbed during the course of his long career: He met Lou Reed and Maureen Tucker before the Velvet Underground were properly a band, when Jeffreys and Reed were ... More >>

  • Music

    April 12, 2007
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    June 22, 2006

    Alejandro Escovedo

    The Boxing Mirror (Back Porch)

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Vashti Bunyan

    Lookaftering (DiCristina)

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    John Cale

    Sunday, October 30, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    Skeleton Key

    Thursday, August 11, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Spirited

    Ghost writer Garland Jeffreys returns to his old haunt: the stage.

  • Music

    May 20, 2004

    Made to Be Broken

    From four-track pluck to orchestral ambition, Destroyer keeps busting the mold.

  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Mink Lungs

    I'll Take It (Arena Rock Recording Company)

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Taking on the Empire

    A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.

  • Film

    May 17, 2001

    Under Ogre

    Shrek offers an amusing, if empty, fractured fairy tale.

  • Music

    May 25, 2000

    Man Out of Time

    Elliott Smith has nothing to do with what's happening in the current music scene. Thank goodness.

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    South By So What

    Unknown bands can't expect much from SXSW, just ask the Czars' Chris Pearson.

  • Music

    September 10, 1998
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    December 12, 1996

    The Gravity of the Situation

    Maids of Gravity frontman Ed Ruscha tries to play the music game his way.

  • Music

    October 10, 1996
  • Music

    October 10, 1996

    Seeing Red

    Red House Painter Mark Kozelek wants you to know that he isn't suicidal.

  • Music

    October 3, 1996

    Dirty Work

    The Dirty Three make instrumental music with plenty to say.

  • Music

    March 28, 1996

    Happy Lou

    In concert, Lou Reed takes a walk on the mild side.

  • Music

    September 20, 1995

    UP FROM THE UNDERGROUND

    WHY THE VELVET UNDERGROUND MATTERS, WHETHER YOU'RE HIP TO IT OR NOT.

  • Music

    July 5, 1995

    A SPY IN THE HOUSE OF LOVE

    DENVER-BASED HARRIET THE SPY LOOKS FOR PUNK IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES.

  • Music

    March 29, 1995

    SOMEBODY IN PARTICULAR

    A BEHIND-THE-CURTAINS LOOK AT THE BIGGEST LITTLE PROMOTER IN DENVER.

  • Music

    March 22, 1995

    EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

    FORMER VELVET UNDERGROUNDER JOHN CALE IS STILL DOING WHATEVER HE DAMN WELL PLEASES.

  • Calendar

    March 22, 1995
  • Music

    March 15, 1995

    IF YOU WERE A RICHMAN...

    ...YOU'D BE THE CRANKIEST GENIUS IN ROCK AND ROLL.

  • Music

    October 19, 1994
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    July 20, 1994
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    March 16, 1994
  • Music

    March 9, 1994

    DEAR IGGY

    MEET IGGY POP, THE ABIGAIL VAN BUREN OF THE NINETIES.

  • Music

    February 2, 1994

    AFTER FURTHER REVIEW

    YO LA TENGO'S IRA KAPLAN TRIES TO SHED HIS DISREPUTABLE PAST--HE WAS A ROCK CRITIC.

  • Music

    July 11, 1992
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