Kim Gordon

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    February 6, 2014
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    March 28, 2013

    Yoko Ono on being involved in the avant-garde and using art and music for social change

    Before Yoko Ono even met John Lennon, she was an active and influential figure in international avant-garde art and music. In the 1950s, she went to school at Sarah Lawrence College, during which time she rubbed shoulders with the likes of La Monte Young. Her mentor was the godfather of minimalism, ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012

    What's in your bag? Anime and spray paint at PrideFest and Comic Con

    Last weekend was jam-packed with events all around Denver. The inaugural Denver Comic Con, PrideFest, Juneteenth and Father's Day, to name just a few, brought very diverse crowds out around the city. And that meant that very different fashion styles were seen on the street -- everything from the rai ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Ten things to do for $10 this weekend, February 10-12, 2012

    The weekend before Valentine's Day has plenty of love (and anti-love) themed fun to offer, whether or not you're attached. From a Barbie and Ken art exhibit to a Victorian Mourning ceremony, we've got it all for less than $10. It will be way better than binging on heart-shaped boxes of chocolate. We ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    Video: The five best bands that broke up in 2011 -- paired with five of their saddest songs

    Bands break up all the time. This is an established fact, and depending upon how many of your favorite band's original members are alive, sane or producing concept albums, it can be a welcome one. The only difference this year is the purely unfair share of fallen rock soldiers that will have ended w ... More >>

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    October 27, 2011
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    September 29, 2011
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    August 4, 2011

    Top five 120 Minutes videos

    After debuting on March 10, 1986, 120 Minutes became a showcase for non-mainstream music of various stripes until around the year 2000 when it first got shuffled to the side in favor of reality programming. But during its heyday, 120 Minutes introduced a generation and more to music by artists that ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    MTV's top five greatest on-air moments

    A very pregnant Kim Gordon, flanked by band mate Julie Cafritz and KennedyOnce upon a time, before reality TV cheapened television programming as a whole, MTV (thirty years old today) was a bastion of music culture that actually showcased cutting edge artists for the sake of art. Because the network ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    This is what a writing class with Thurston Moore is like: A look at his notes from Naropa

    ​There is no way to stretch the word "poet" to fit into something I am even remotely interested in, but when you find yourself in the position to take a poetry/writing workshop from Thurston Moore, you're willing to break out of your cage a little. When Moore took on the task of teaching a wo ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    In honor of Modest Mouse and Big Boi: A look at the Top 10 rap/rock collaborations of all time

    ​In case you haven't heard yet, Modest Mouse is working with Big Boi on its next album. Seriously. Yeah, we're having a hard time even trying to imagine what that's going to sound like. The news, however, did get us thinking about the ten of the best and rap/rock collaborations. You know Aeros ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Radiohead's The King of Limbs: Instant reaction

    Probably would have been all right without this.​As you may have heard, Radiohead's eighth album, The King of Limbs, was released today, a day earlier than expected, and only four days after it was announced. The complicated release strategy the band has devised is no longer the novelty it was ... More >>

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    February 2, 2011

    Tonight: Gata Negra at the Larimer

    ​Sounding like a lost band from the DGC Records roster heyday, Gata Negra seems unafraid to play to its influences -- the Denver-based three piece blends some mid-'90s-referenced riotous vocals and guitar with the true heartache of rhythm and blues.

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    October 7, 2010

    What's so bad about Sonic Youth again, Steve?

    ​If you haven't heard (or don't check Pitchfork like its your Twitter account) Steve Albini is pissed off -- again. In a Q&A with published this week, everyone's favorite producer/indie curmudgeon decided to attempt to assassinate Sonic Youth's impenetrable DIY credibility. Serving up s ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Sonic Youth at Ogden Theatre - 10/04/10

    Jon Solomon​ SONIC YOUTH With Caldera Lakes 10.04.10 | Ogden Theatre The thing about seeing Sonic Youth is, no matter what else is going on in the venue, the city or even the world at that very moment, there is no question the show will be staggeringly beautiful. It won't be flashy or dramat ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Sonic Youth at the Ogden Theatre

    Jon Solomon​Sonic Youth Friday, July 31, 2009Ogden TheatreThree songs into Sonic Youth's muscular set, Kim Gordon sang, "I want you to levitate me/Don't you love me yet?" during "Sacred Trixter." Although her feet might have still been on the ground, those first three songs, which also included th ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Black Eyed Peas and more

    The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) (Interscope) For the most part, the critical intelligentsia has looked askance at the Peas' latest due to its backburnering of the hip-hop style on which the act was founded, as well as the presence of more party-hearty exhortations than consciou ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    The Fluid and Overcasters featured on Brooklyn Vegan

    While we'll be posting some pictures and a write up of our own shortly from Tom Murphy, who accompanied the Fluid and the Overcasters to the East Coast for a pair of dates this past weekend, Brooklyn Vegan posted a bunch of a great pics from the show. Unsurprisingly, both bands evidently kicked ass ... More >>

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    May 21, 2008

    Q&A with Kelley Deal of the Breeders

    Because one feature is never enough when it comes to a band like the Breeders, in addition to this week's profile by Rob Trucks, we bring you the following extended Q&A with Kelley Deal by Andrew Fersch.

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    March 24, 2008
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    February 15, 2007

    Viva Voce

    This couple makes marriage seem cool.

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    July 20, 2006

    Fissure Mystic

    Life Story/Pink Mist EP (Self-released)

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    May 18, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    March 9, 2006

    Moore Substance

    Youth and success are relative to Thurston Moore.

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    June 24, 2004

    Sonic Youth

    Sonic Nurse (Geffen)

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    March 11, 2004

    Kill Me Tomorrow

    The Garbageman and the Prostitute (GSL)

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    November 20, 2003

    Georgia Spazzelites

    Jucifer makes rock for the Ritalin kid in all of us.

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    September 11, 2003

    Finley Feels the Love

    Karen Finley finds power in Make Love.

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    December 12, 2002

    White Riot

    Jewish potty-mouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity.

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    August 15, 2002

    Sonic Youth

    Murray Street (Geffen)

  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Skip It

    Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters.

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    May 14, 1998

    The Aging of Sonic Youth

    The ultimate indie band embraces the past, the present and the future.

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    April 25, 1996