Gateway Acts is a new ongoing series on Backbeat in which we examine the music that served as an entry point for our burgeoning musical obsessions, a gateway drug that tuned us in and turned us on. Today, guest columnist and Flattery Festival founder Ian O'Dougherty (Uphollow, Ian Cooke, TaunTaun, E ... More >>
LCD Soundsystem just closed its doors on nearly a decade of music, going out with a bang in New York this past weekend. As another indie-heavyweight bites the dust, it got us thinking about what LCD Soundsystem did while it was around. It's easy to toss the project off as a "hipster" DJ gone ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
Fast reviews of recent releases
Sunday, May 22, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Friday, April 22, Rock Island, 303-443-2227.
In 2004, Mootown's best and brightest gave us something to write home about.
The Bleeder Broadcast EP (Self-released)
Black Black Ocean
The Down-N-Outs call it quits, while Turnsol turns over a new CD.