Editor's note: Hall & Oates are now going as Daryl Hall & John Oates, because apparently that's the way you add gravitas to a catalogue that will turn your pants pastel and put shoulder pads in whatever shirt you're wearing if you listen long enough. Here's the thing: They needn't bother -- the song ... More >>
DRUMCELL/GREAT AMERICAN TECHNO FESTIVAL | FRI & SAT, 9/13-9/14 When it comes to hard, dark, pulsing techno, Droid Behavior is one of the best labels out there, and the Great American Techno Festival will fill your need for some gritty underground sounds this weekend. The main festival takes place Fr ... More >>
Andrew W.K. is best known for his single "Party Hard" from his 2001 album I Get Wet, but really, he's one of the hardest working people in show business. The guy puts himself fully into it all he does, particularly his music, be it the party rocking variety, classically-inflected piano pieces or mak ... More >>
The Orb got its start in the second half of the '80s, inspired by dub and house music. Cited as an influence of many modern electronic music artists today, the act also had a major impact on ambient artists of the past few decades, including guitar bands like Seefeel and late-period Slowdive. Founde ... More >>
JAMES BLAKE @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4/28/13 The last thing James Blake wants to be is the center of attention. He took a seat stage left last night at a crowded Ogden and barely moved or acknowledged the crowd of adoring fans gathered together to see him. Not a surprise. Blake is known for his smooth, dub ... More >>
As we gear up for the New Year's Eve weekend, it's looking like an epic line-up for shows, including Yonder Mountain String Band's four-night stand at the Boulder Theater, String Cheese Incident's three-night run at the 1STBANK Center, the Lumineers' two-nighter at the Odgen Theatre, the Black Angel ... More >>
Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Been a long week, and now you're about to get to enjoy a long weekend. As always, a plethora of enticing options this weekend and it's another good mix: Tonight, a trio of local release parties featuring Signal Path, Mancub and Rockie kick things into gear, along wit ... More >>
See Also: • Lulacruza wraps up Communikey on April 29 at BMoCA • Q&A with Brian Williams of Lustmord • Q&A with Nick Zammuto • Q&A with Morton Subtonick • CMKY brings electronic arts and music to Boulder for a fourth year Sun Araw (due tonight at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for ... More >>
Whoever says the music industry is dead obviously hasn't observed Record Store Day. While file sharing has certainly dampened CD sales -- removing the casual music listener from the economic equation -- a contingency of hardcore record geeks can still be found thumbing through the bins most weekends ... More >>
Sub Pop / Shawn BrackbillCatch Mudhoney tonight at the Bluebird for the Kulwicki Twins benefit with the Fluid and the Purple FluidEven in the early part of January when the concert calendar is typically just barely beginning to ramp back up after the holiday season, there's still plenty of gr ... More >>
Sunday, January 30, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Few bands in the annals of underground music in Denver have garnered as much notoriety as Warlock Pinchers. Beginning in 1987, the Pinchers made a name for themselves early on as a charmingly obnoxious outfit of musical pranksters whose legacy of creative mischief is as memorable as its shows ... More >>
A number of shows were announced this week, including New Kids on the Block (Wednesday, July 15, Fiddler's Green), Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald (Monday, July 6, Paramount Theatre), Loretta Lynn (Wednesday, June 10, Paramount Theatre) and Reggae on the Rocks featuring Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squa ... More >>
Thursday, April 3, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Thursday, November 16, Fox Theater, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Saturday, January 28, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Four new discs show that reggae is bigger than just one mon.
Power of the Trinity (RAS Records)
Any Dick or Harry can get funky with the Tom Tom Club's first recording in eight years.
The Slackers push ska forward by looking back.
Africa's Alpha Blondy speaks reggae's language.
Beastie Boy pal Money Mark likes to make new music the old-fashioned way.
Inside the twisted mind of dub pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry.
The biggest musical winners from 1996.