Give Of Montreal's back catalogue even a casual listen and you'll find a little bit of everything -- glam rock, disco, psychedelia and pure pop -- sometimes all crammed into the same song. The band's main man, Kevin Barnes, is a complex and contradictory figure, creating everything from obscure char ... More >>
Kaoru Ishibashi (aka Kishi Bashi) came straight out of Berklee with a degree in film scoring and went right into performing, first with Barnum's Kaleidoscope and then with his Jupiter One. Along the way, he had stints with Regina Spektor and Sondre Lerche, and he was also a touring member of Kevin B ... More >>
Tonight's hi-dive show headliner Freelance Whales are great and all, but we think tour mates Miniature Tigers are equally worth a mention. Part Ben Gibbard, part Kevin Barnes, bandleader and backbone Charlie Brand creates the kind of intelligent pop music that can only get better with time.
Tom MurphyOf Montreal's Kevin Barnes OF MONTREAL With Janelle Monae 10.24.10 | Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO After seeing her perform on Saturday night, it's no wonder why Janelle Monae was picked by Erykah Badu to open her most recent tour. Monae isn't just a great soul singer, her songwritin ... More >>
Photo: Jon Solomon Of Montreal Ogden Theatre Sunday, November 16, 2008 Better than: Fellini's Satyricon It's one thing to see photos and videos from Of Montreal's Skeletal Lamping tour. It's another thing entirely to witness the spectacle firsthand. Even if they released a 3-D tour film complete ... More >>
Sunday, November 16, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
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A game of artful dodgeball with Of Montreal.