Rod Blackhurst is making a documentary about Kenny G., and he needs your help. No, really. Quit laughing. Appearances to the contrary, this is not a joke. That's what we thought, at first, too. But we spoke with Blackhurst, and he's so serious, in fact, that he and his partner Brian McGinn have alre ... More >>
Perry's "Friday Night" is the next "Dirty Diana"?"Katy Perry breaks another record" -- how many times have we heard that this summer? Not enough, apparently. Perry, whose last two singles, "E.T." and "Firework" have both been certified 4x-platinum, may claim yet another chart record title wit ... More >>
Given the cellar part of the name Bud Cellar (and my stoned imagination), I had grand visions of the shop. I imagined being led down a spiral staircase to a dank, stone-walled, dimly lit basement filled with chilled, curing jars of cannabis sitting next to aging cheeses and expensive wines. N ... More >>
Do the Dead Kenny Gs exist as the antithesis of Kenny G's existence? Absolutely. This is what makes them awesome, of course, beyond the simple fact that a band name like that sums up how the general listening public in 2011 probably feels about Kenny G -- if they feel anything about him at al ... More >>
Earlier this week, a report surfaced of a Norwegian boy scaring away a pack of wolves by playing Creed, proving once and for all that the only thing more terrifying then a pack of wolves is Creed. (Well, he also yelled and waved his arms around a bit, which is one of those strange tips you pi ... More >>
Janet Jackson visits the Wells Fargo Theatre on Wednesday, April 6 as part of her Number Ones, Up Close and Personal Tour, on which she'll be performing music exclusively from her album, Number Ones. Jackson's new book on self-esteem, dieting and exercise,True You, hits stores February 8. Res ... More >>
Over the past decade, Weezer has become more and more ridiculous, from its songwriting to its performances (Kenny G, seriously?). And now you can add its album cover art to the running tally of ridiculousness: See the snapshot Jorge Garcia here, the actor who played Hurley on Lost? This is ... More >>
This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. Part four features "Variety Pac ... More >>
A neighborhood joint thats a cut above the rest.
There’s nothing smooth about the subversive jazzy punk funk these cats play.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Fast reviews of recent releases
Tap-dancing gets down at Macky Auditorium.
Gerald Albright is one smooth operator.
Thursday, February 9, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030; Friday, February 10, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Saturday, February 11, Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins, 1-970-482-8300.
Tuesday, January 17, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
Searching for gems in the flood of seasonal discs.
Wherein we find the coining of our new favorite word: Jew-pergroup.
Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone.
A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs.
Five Iron Frenzy
5 Minute Walk Records
From the week of June 14, 2001
Ken Burns's Jazz remains controversial. But its effect on album sales is difficult to dispute.
Ol' Dirty Bastard, Richmond Fontaine, Basement Jaxx, Barbra Streisand
Trivia Bowl 1999.
Plumbing the depths of Ron Bucknam's solo subversion.
The more Andreas Vollenweider swears he's doing something different, the more it sounds the same.
Two decades does the music of Yusef Lateef and Rahsaan Roland Kirk a world of good.
Thirty minutes in the life of Denver radio.
We have more musical choices than ever before. So why are so few of us taking advantage of them?
THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.
JAZZ GENIUS DAVID MURRAY ON ART, COMMERCE AND KENNY G.