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    April 9, 2014

    The best shows in the first six years of legendary experimental music festival Communikey

    Communikey Festival starts this Thursday, April 10, and runs through Sunday, April 13. Though Communikey is in its tenth year as an organization, this will be the seventh time it has hosted the festival, bringing in some of the most innovative and visionary artists in the realm of electronic music t ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    The message behind St. Vincent's weird, futuristic new persona

    When Annie Clark of St. Vincent took the stage with the rest of her band, it was with the same kind of choreographed ritual that informed the rest of the performance. Her hair these days seems to belong to a visitor from either outer space or the future, as are her clothes and the aforementioned cho ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    August 8, 2013

    Phoenix at 1STBANK Center, 8/7/13

    PHOENIX @ 1STBANK CENTER | 8/7/13 Last night at 1STBANK, when the repeating bell-like sounds at the beginning of Phoenix's biggest hit "Lisztomania" rung out, the crowd roared expectedly and the outfit almost didn't have to sing at all. As everybody sang along with every word, you could tell that it ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    Spiritualized at Bluebird Theater, 4/4/13

    SPIRITUALIZED @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 4/4/13 With little more than the lights dimming to indicate the band was about to take stage, Spiritualized walked on stage and went right into "Here It Comes (The Road, Let's Go)," which began an evening of music with no breaks or banter to break the vibe of the ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013

    The five best jazz shows in Denver this month

    5. IMPROVISED ROOTS #4 @ DAZZLE | FRI & SAT, 3/15-3/16 While Greg Garrison plays bass for local bluegrass act Leftover Salmon, he also knows his way around jazz changes. With his Improvised Roots series, he brings the two worlds together with roots music. The previous two shows in his Improvised Roo ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    CMKY 2013 complete lineup announced

    After revealing part of its lineup last month, Communikey organizers revealed the rest of the headliners for the this year's edition of CMKY, their annual Boulder-based electronic festival. In addition to the acts already announced, including Nicolas Jaar, Valentin Stip, Demon John, Mountains, Safet ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013

    Communikey 2013 lineup partially revealed

    Organizers for Communikey (aka CMKY, Boulder's annual electronic music festival) have revealed the first part of the lineup for this year's festival, which is slated to take place from Thursday, April 25, through Sunday, April 28. A limited number of $100 passes for the sixth edition of the four-day ... More >>

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    September 14, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 14-16

    Welcome to the weekend! The weather has finally cooled off a bit, but the shows haven't. Whatever your inclinations are this next couple of days, there are a plethora of options, from Devin Townsend Project tonight at the Summit Music Hall to Deltron 3030 tomorrow night at Cervantes' Masterpiece Bal ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012
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    September 11, 2012

    The ten best jazz shows in Colorado this month

    Denver gets its share of national jazz talent, but September proves to be an exceptionally good month, with some legendary folks like Esperanza Spalding, John Ambercrombie, David Torn, Brian Blade and Allison Miller coming to town, as well as a fine selection of estimable local talent. Keep reading ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    The Glasshouse filmmaker Danielle de Picciotto on the destructive power of fear

    Danielle de Picciotto relocated to Berlin in the late '80s for a change of scenery and to get away from the violence of New York City, where the artist/musician had been living. In Berlin, de Picciotto quickly became immersed in the rich creative community of the city, and she co-founded the Love Pa ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Communikey 2012 travelogue

    COMMUNIKEY FESTIVAL @ BOULDER, CO | 4/26/12 -4/29/12 See Also: • Laurie Anderson at Boulder Theater, 4/25/12 • Q&A Cameron Stallones of Sun Araw • Q&A with Brian Williams of Lustmord • Q&A with Nick Zammuto • Q&A with Morton Subtonick For the lucky few who got to Communikey HQ in time to ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Laurie Anderson at Boulder Theater, 4/25/12

    LAURIE ANDERSON @ BOULDER THEATER | 4.25.12 See Also: • Q&A with Laurie Anderson • CMKY brings electronic arts and music to Boulder for a fourth year Laurie Anderson probably could have had a career in comedy if she wanted. Her subtle and playful humor last night definitely balanced the ominou ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012

    Laurie Anderson

    Wednesday, April 25, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.

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    January 17, 2012

    Laurie Anderson heads list of acts for CMKY 2012

    Laurie Anderson kicks off the fifth annual CMKY festival at the Boulder Theater on April 25.​The initial acts for this year's CMKY festival have been announced. The fifth annual edition of the festival is slated to kick off with a performance by Laurie Anderson on Wednesday, April 25, at the B ... More >>

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    January 13, 2012

    John Bowers of Nurses on the band's evolving sound

    Nurses (due at the hi-dive this Sunday, January 15) moved around a bit before settling down in Portland and completely shedding its previous, more rockist, musical identity. Having pretty much reinvented itself for its 2009 album, Apple's Acre, Nurses sounds as though some eccentric songwriters got ... More >>

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    November 15, 2011

    Laurie Anderson at CMKY, Ra Ra Riot postponed, Young the Giant, Lotus on-sale dates

    ​Update (11/15/11, 2:18 p.m.): Delicate Steve and Yellow Ostrich, originally slated to appear tonight with Ra Ra Riot, are now playing a last-minute gig at Shugs in Boulder. We also just heard about a couple more new show dates: Young the Giant is coming to the Ogden Theatre on Febuary 18. Tix ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    Marshall LaCount of Dark Dark Dark on its aesthetic and the symbolism of water

    Photo by Tod SeelieDark Dark Dark is wet wet wet​Although it's often referred to as a "chamber folk" band, Dark Dark Dark (due tonight at The Walnut Room and tomorrow, April 16, at Odd Fellows Hall in Boulder as part of Communikey) from Minneapolis is a horse of a different color. Yes, its sev ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Best Coast, Big Boi top sellers at local stores

    ​While there weren't any unanimous winners across the board, Best Coast's debut, Crazy For You, released last week on Mexican Summer, took the top spot at Wax Trax and the tenth spot at Albums on the Hill for the week ending August 1. Big Boi's Sir Lucious Left Foot...The Son Of Chico Dusty, ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    The Roots, Eminem top sellers at local record stores

    ​How I Got Over, the Roots' latest effort released last week on Def Jam, took the spot at Twist & Shout, second at Albums on the Hill and third at Independent Records for the week ending June 27. Eminem's new disc, Recovery, debuted at number one at Independent Records while coming in third at ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Q&A with Cuong Vu of Speak

    G. Sand Photography Studios​ Forward-thinking trumpeter Cuong Vu has performed with the likes of Pat Metheny, Laurie Anderson and David Bowie. He's toured the world and released four albums under his own name. After a stint in New York, Vu moved back to the Northwest, where he is now assistan ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010
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    October 22, 2009
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    December 11, 2008
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    November 13, 2008
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    November 13, 2008
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    July 28, 2008

    Live Review: Jandek at the Bug Theater

    Photo: Tom Murphy Jandek Friday, July 25, 2008 The Bug Theater Better Than: Having to see Jandek at some big theater. I didn’t even recognize Andrew Lindstrom or Milton Melvin Croissant III when I ran into them outside the Bug before the show. Lindstrom looked like he’d gotten off bus from th ... More >>

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    May 7, 2008

    Wed Alert: Lou Reed Marries Laurie Anderson. Nick Forster from etown Officiates

    Photo by Stephanie Berger from laurieanderson.com Before Laurie Anderson came to perform at the Boulder Theatre last month, she chatted at length with Michael Roberts about her new project, Homeland. But as it turns out, she was about to make a change in her own homeland's status, by marrying long- ... More >>

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    April 9, 2008

    Q&A With Laurie Anderson

    Laurie Anderson remains one of the most intriguing performance artists in these United States – a social commentator whose creative toolbox contains music, spoken word, visuals and electronics. In a conversation with Westword captured in the following Q&A, she talks at length about her current pro ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008

    Wordplay

    Laurie Anderson's latest project strikes close to home.

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    May 24, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    February 23, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    October 28, 2004

    Baroque and Roll

    Red Priest rocks the classical canon

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    September 30, 2004

    DeVotchKa

    How It Ends (Cicero)

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    July 24, 2003

    Randy Andy

    Andy Dicks got a dirty mind, but a funny one, too.

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    November 15, 2001

    Laurie Anderson

    Life on a String (Nonesuch)

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    May 4, 2000

    Lou Reed

    Ecstasy
    (Warner/Reprise)

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    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

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    November 25, 1999

    Robert Ashley

    Your Money, My Life, Goodbye
    (Lovely Music, Ltd.)

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    July 8, 1999

    The World Accordion to Guy

    Guy Klucevsek takes the accordion beyond and back.

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    November 7, 1996
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    December 20, 1995
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    October 25, 1995
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    April 5, 1995
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    March 1, 1995
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