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Kevin Callison

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    March 7, 2014

    The best EDM shows in Denver this weekend

    FRI | ADAM BEYER at NORAD | 3/8/14 It's entirely appropriate that Adam Beyer's techno label bears the handle Drumcode, considering that the techno enthusiast was a drummer in his teenage years before turning to electronic music in 1990, when he purchased his first set of turntables. Although the Sw ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    FRI | WINTER WARMER FESTIVAL at FILLMORE | 2/14/14 Since dropping his debut solo album Dreaming of a Bigger Life, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when he first hit the scene. Menert has won f ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    Once upon a time, it was enough for a DJ to weave a spell on the dance floor, but those days are long gone. Now, anyone dabbling in electronic music had better have some serious chops as a producer. And when it comes to production, Alex Metric is one of the finest acts currently on the scene. He's r ... More >>

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    January 10, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    SAT | CEDRIC GERVAIS at BETA | 1/11/14 French-born, Miami-based Cedric Gervais crafts a brand of house that weaves threads of electro and progressive house into a big, shimmery, club-smashing tapestry of late-night abandon. On hits such as "Spirit in My Life," Gervais displays a talent for slick, vo ... More >>

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    November 15, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    SAT | MICHAL MENERT at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 11/16/13 Since his debut solo album Dreaming of Something Bigger, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when he first hit the scene. Menert has won fans ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    FRI | BONOBO at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 11/1/13 Simon Green's Bonobo project has taken chilled-out downtempo on a meandering journey through complex syncopation, sweeping strings and heavy bass lines since 1999, when he released the single "Terrapin" on the Tru Thoughts label. Since then, Green has cr ... More >>

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    October 18, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    SAT | LOO & PLACIDO at NORAD | 10/19/13 Artists like Danger Mouse and Z-Trip have brought the art of the mash-up to the forefront, but few take it to the extremes of Loo & Placido (aka Jeremy Johnson and Laurent Lupidi, respectively), who each played in assorted French bands before teaming up to cre ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    JAMES HOLDEN @ NORAD | SAT, 10/11/13 James Holden has been a household name in tech house since 1999, when he released "Horizons" at the tender age of nineteen. Since then, he's gained recognition worldwide by launching the esteemed Border Community label in 2003 and using that platform to release i ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    FRI | MOSCA at NORAD | 10/4/13 Many DJs who start off on the drum-and-bass/jungle end of things tend to stay toward the bass-oriented end of spectrum. But while Mosca still incorporates a hefty amount of dub/dancehall/reggae into his sets, he's primarily known for his underground house and techno se ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    MANO LE TOUGH @ NORAD | SAT, 9/28/13 Mano Le Tough is a Berlin-based artist whose output ranges from sweeping, atmospheric house soundscapes to a more minalist slant on the techno side of things, with mechanical beats and melodies that evoke what you might hear if robots could write melancholy love ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    SAT | KASKADE at SKYLAB, DENVER COLISEUM | 9/21/13 Kaskade has crafted his own signature sound out of an unusual blend of disco-kissed deep house and big-room trance. Somehow the Utah-born DJ manages to balance these two disparate genres into a unified whole, leaning heavily on female vocals and sex ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    MIM0SA @ FOX THEATRE | SAT, 8/31/13 In just one short year, Tigran Mimosa went from bass-bombing Cervantes' and playing free shows at Boulder record stores to headlining the Fillmore. His album 58 Degrees showcases his drum-and-bass influences while hinting at his progression into a finer, more comp ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    DERRICK CARTER @ NORAD | FRI, 8/23/13 When fans of house music talk about Derrick Carter, they use words that might seem hyperbolic to those not in the know -- words like "legendary." But the truth is, every superlative that's used to describe the man is wholly appropriate. At age nine, he was alrea ... More >>

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    July 12, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    DJ TENNIS @ NORAD | SAT, 7/13/13 Like much of the electronic world's cream of the crop these days, DJ Tennis lives in Berlin, but he grew up in New Jersey and moved to Italy to play semi-professional tennis (hence the moniker), where he threw parties at his tennis club, before switching his focus to ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    BASSNECTAR @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | FRI & SAT 5/31-6/1 "When I first got going," recalls Lorin Ashton, "I was into fuckin' brutal, satanic death metal." Even with all of his hair, it's hard to imagine that Ashton, better known as Bassnectar, was once enthralled with extreme metal. After all, dubst ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    The weekend's best dance music: Trick or Bass, Guy Gerber, Peaches, Sonic Blossom and more

    DJ ISHE @ HOT 107'S TRICK OR BASS at GOTHIC THEATRE | FRI, 10/12/12 DJ Ishe (aka Nate Lappegaard) has been making music longer than most of his fans have been alive. Nearing his two-decade mark as a DJ, Ishe is one of the underdog producers in Denver who's helped propel the dubstep scene, and he's d ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Weekend's best dance music: Laura Jones, LA Riots, Designer Drugs, 12th Planet and more

    While Big Gigantic's sold-out show tomorrow night at Red Rocks is probably the most high profile show in town this weekend, there's plenty of other dance music and otherwise bustling nightlife to enjoy this weekend. From the shooting superstar Laura Jones to Designer Drugs at Bar Standard, the Dance ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012
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    September 14, 2012

    The weekend's best dance music: The Great American Techno Festival and tons more

    Greetings, weekend warriors! Ready to blow off some steam on the dance floor this weekend? Good, 'cause there's a ton of stuff on this weekend's Dance Card, from Paper Diamond at the Ogden Theatre to the Great American Techno Festival, which kicks off tonight and runs all weekend. If you haven't see ... More >>

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    August 24, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: Troy Pierce, DB, Danny the Wildchild, Caley Martin and more

    Work week's almost done. Feel like blowing off some steam on the dance floor? You've come to the right place. We've got you covered. There's a full dance card this weekend with a little something for everyone. Drum-and-bass aficionados have their hands full this weekend at City Hall with Jungle Alli ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Weekend's best dance and party bets: Dieselboy, Beufie, A Very Superstitious Friday the 13th party, Sleazy Killer, Dance Lab and more

    Feel like cutting loose this weekend? Good news, you will lack for nothing when comes to things to do, whether you feel like losing your inhibitions and partying like a rock star or losing your mind to some killer dance music. Our own Ru Johnson will be at Milk Bar tonight for A Very Superstitious F ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: Sebastian Ingrosso, Kraddy and more

    This weekend's Dance Card is stacked once again. As always, if you feel like dancing, there's no shortage of places for you to get your groove on: DJ Craze and Kraddy return to the area for all you bass-lovers, and Sebastian Ingrosso, one-third of the legendary Swedish House Mafia, comprise this wee ... More >>

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    December 9, 2011

    12th Planet, Cassy, Anna Lunoe, Punisher and more on this weekend's Dance Card

    12th Planet​Bassheads, tonight's your night: Dubstep king 12th Planet will test Beta's world-class sound system with his wobbly basslines and whompy beats. In the Beatport Lounge, you can catch Berlin's Cassy (with an after-hours party running well into the early hours of the morning); and oth ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011
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    May 31, 2011

    Tonight: Celldweller at the Marquis

    ​Celldweller (performing tonight at the Marquis Theater with Die Brucke and Kevin Callison) is the moniker of Klayton, a singer, multi-instrumentalist, music programmer and producer based out of Detroit. Bringing his own unique form of industrial music to the masses via movie, video game and t ... More >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Photos: Artopia pre-party at Bar Standard, 2/11/11

    ​Friday night marked the second of three pre-parties Westword is hosting in advance of Artopia, which goes down February 19 at five venues in the Golden Triangle neighborhood. (All the Artopia details, including available tickets are here: Artopia Denver.) Friday night's party was at Bar Stand ... More >>

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