Gov't Mule formed in 1994 as a side project of Warren Haynes and Allen Woody, who were then members of the Allman Brothers Band. While both men continued to play with the Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule became quite a viable entity on its own, rooted in a similar blend of blues, jazz and rock, with a pe ... More >>
Mestizo, a new play written and directed by Anthony Garcia, kicks off Su Teatro's new season on Thursday, October 11. The premiere stars Daniel Valdez, who in 1973 composed the album Mestizo -- the first and only Chicano protest album to be released by a major record label. And the script follows a ... More >>
EAGLES @ PEPSI CENTER | 10/5/13 The Eagles' current tour is titled "The History of the Eagles," and this performance at the Pepsi Center did a great job of living up to that title with side lessons about Linda Ronstadt's old touring band, the country-rock stylings of Poco in the 1970s and the musica ... More >>
Carrie Underwood debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with her fourth album, Blown Away, selling 267,000 copies. Underwood's latest trails only Madonna's MDNA, which sold 358,000, as the biggest-selling debut of 2012. Another noteworthy feat for Underwood this week: She f ... More >>
The year 1972 saw the death of the hippies -- or, at the very least, the decline of the movement from idealistic young go-getters playing with the fire of radical social change to an out-of-control inferno of hard drugs and failed dreams. Neil Young's Harvest wasn't the first to comment on these dar ... More >>
Whoever pointed out that the cover of Tennis's forthcoming Fat Possum debut, Cape Dory, appeared to be homage to Lisa Hartman's 1979 album Hold On was right on the money. We caught up with Patrick Riley to get more details on the record, and he confirmed as much. "We decided to recreate the ... More >>
It Ain't Love
Fast reviews of recent releases
From the week of June 15, 2006
El Sol Que Tú Eres revisits ancient mythology with a Chicano twist.
A documentary revisits the moment that porn went mainstream.
Denver's plummet from the summit.
Ghost Buffalo EP (Self-released)
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Colorado ski resorts look to folkie Jim Salestrom for a musical lift.
Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.
The story of a good but flawed band gets polished up in the retelling.
After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally.
A performance veteran at 23, Ciria is hoping her music is meant to be.
Who's changed more -- Trisha Yearwood or country music?
Many important musicians won't be on stage in Boulder with Emmylou Harris -- but they'll be with her.
What are these punk kids doing, turning Denver into a hot art town?
Colorado's Ocean Journey is banking on expensive special effects to drive home its conservationist message.
Kate & Anna McGarrigle on their continuing family affair.
Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.
This summer's outdoor-concert season was the weakest in years. Doesn't anyone want to hear music outside anymore?
COMPOSER PHILIP GLASS SEARCHES FOR A DIFFERENT KIND OF BEAUTY IN BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
HOW THE CABLE CHANNEL IS RETURNING US TO THE BORING DAYS OF YESTERYEAR.
HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT SUMMER CONCERT FOR YOU.
KBCO'S FORMAT SPROUTS UP AROUND THE U.S.