Sometimes flawless technique, inspired lyrics and a devoted fan base aren't enough. Sometimes you've gotta do something outlandish to step up your game and grab the world's attention. Some would say that getting on a stage and saying, "Hey! Watch what I'm doing!" might be considered attention-seekin ... More >>
Few bands in history have cast a longer shadow than The Smiths. They've inspired countless imitators and spiritual successors since they called it quits in 1987. While skinny indie kids moaning about the hardships of life are a dime a dozen, tracking down the successful artists influenced by Morriss ... More >>
KMFDM (originally Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid) started as performance art one-off in 1984 that evolved into an ongoing concern. Founding member Sascha Konietzko was soon joined by drummer and vocalist En Esch, who formed the core of the band until its temporary split in 1999. With various collabo ... More >>
10. CLUTCH @ BLACK SHEEP | MON, 3/18/13 Clutch has dodged being saddled with a label, primarily because of the illusion of reinvention it's projected with each album. But the truth is that it's just an illusion. Clutch is set in its ways, yet all of its music sounds like bold experimentation -- even ... More >>
Saturday, March 16, NORAD Dance Bar, 303-297-7884.
There's an extra hour on Saturday night, and we're all going to need it for sure, because there's plenty of dancing to be done this weekend and plenty of folks to help provide the soundtrack, including Damian Lazarus, Robert Hood, Heidi, Ctrl_Alt_Dlt, Insideout and tons more. Keep reading to see wha ... More >>
Whether your taste is old-school minimalist techno by way of Detroit or bass-driven, glitch-laden tunes that have gained popularity recently, there's something for everybody to love on this weekend's Dance Card: Christian Martin headlines a two-day benefit for Scott Christensen at NORAD, Daniel Bell ... More >>
The xx is an electronic pop group from London, England whose music is informed by soul and post-punk as well as hip-hop and modern electronica. The act's critically acclaimed, self-titled debut album from 2009 garnered the outfit widespread popularity. And while a lot of bands would have stopped dev ... More >>
Ever since E.L. James' first rectal-extraction, the book Fifty Shades of Grey, hit the market like a drunken Rip Torn ramming his car into a tractor-trailer, the merchandise spin-off has been explosive -- or catastrophic, depending on your point of view. Stockings, garters, underwear, pajamas, robes ... More >>
Around here, we do a lot of celebrating the Mile High City in posts like the 50 reasons we're glad we live in Denver and not the United States. But we've also provided this January 2011 Comment of the Day for people who disagree. Like this guy, who's spent two months here and can't wait to get out.
See also: - New Order's Movement turns thirty - Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction turns 25 - The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street turns 40 - The Beatles' Sgt Pepper turns 45 - Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25 - Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 today - Today In History Archives When N ... More >>
Centennial's Missy Franklin has had a busy week, what with attending the Olympics closing ceremony in London and giving people a reason to watch the Tonight show for the first time in forever -- not to mention starting her senior year at Regis Jesuit High School. But she still managed to squeeze in ... More >>
Most age controversies at the Olympics involve athletes who may be younger than they're claiming. But in the case of hometown hero Missy Franklin, she can seem much older than her seventeen years -- particularly given how well she appears to be handling her sudden fame. But she's still a kid at hear ... More >>
Like pretty much everyone else on the planet, we've been following the story of hometown girl turned Olympics idol Missy Franklin, who's now the proud owner of four gold medals and one bronze. Fortunately, she's made doing so easy by sharing plenty of messages and photos via her Twitter feed -- and ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, Denver Post sportswriter John Henderson, in London covering the Olympics, tweeted that an event made him "horny" -- a statement that inspired a vigorous (and mostly negative) debate on a national sports-journalism discussion forum; get details in our original coverage below. Momen ... More >>
When he came storming onto the scene, Jimi Hendrix made weepy children out of the world's best guitar players, bringing a primal sexuality and grace to his playing that only a true master of the craft could muster. Guitarists like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Pete Townsend had spent nearly the whole ... More >>
Craft beer, cured meats and cheeses, bread, chocolate, wine and coffee: All of that and much more will exist under one enormous roof, when the Source, an indoor European market, is unveiled early next year in a 26,000 square-foot 1880s ironworks building in River North.
Since forming in 2008, Sleigh Bells (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) have issued three records, a debut EP on M.I.A.'s N.E.E.T. Recordings in 2009, followed by two full-length albums, 2010's Treats and its latest offering, Reign of Terror. The band's combination of heavy, expansive guitar r ... More >>
Marques WyattYou'll find plenty to entertain you in the electronic-music world this weekend, including a bass fix from Seven tonight and deep house from L.A.-based Marques Wyatt, dance-heavy tunes from Chris Lake tomorrow night, and much more. Page down to see what's filling up this weekend's ... More >>
Friday, December 2, 2200, 720-325-6511.
Lori Midson Noah Stephens Vert Kitchen 704 South Pearl Street 303-997-5941 www.vertkitchen.com This is part two of my interview with Noah Stephens, exec chef/owner of Vert Kitchen. Part one of my chat with Stephens ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: I love French ... More >>
Really?It's the day we've all been patiently waiting and preparing for the entire year. The one day when we can come together as a people, not just as Americans, but also as human beings, and celebrate the magnificent beauty and potential of the human imagination. Yes, today is Guinness World ... More >>
Musician and activist Brian Rocheleau started his Boulder Blind Cafe series last February; since then, he's put on four dinners (three in Boulder, one in Portland, Oregon), with a fourth scheduled for Austin, Texas. Last night was the start of the third round of the Boulder Blind Cafe (it r ... 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 >>
Many people in Denver may not know Nathan Reid by name. Just the same, over the course of his career, which spans three decades, he's had the chance to work with a host of prominent acts from Ghostface to Damien and Stephen Marley. Currently operating out of Mercury Sauce, his private produ ... More >>
What's for dinner? Whatever the answer, it's probably got an ethnic origin--or a supposedly ethnic origin. Because many of the foreign foods that we all enjoy aren't really very foreign at all. In other words, you can cross these ten dishes off your list, because, frankly, they're all just as Americ ... More >>
Creating music that alternately recalls shades of John Mayer and Jack Johnson with a strong soul music influence, One eskimO and its song "Kandi" have slowly been infiltrating eardrums since the release of the act's debut last fall. Starting with a casual mention of the band's name about si ... More >>
Jason StoffBig Boi, shown here at this past weekend's Pitchfork Festival, dominated our playlists. 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?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, ... More >>
James GladerSteve Ells in his original restaurant.First came an appearance on Oprah. Now Steve Ells, founder of Chipotle, is a panelist on America's Next Great Restaurant, joining chefs Bobby Flay, Curtis Stone (The Biggest Loser) and Lorena Garcia. They'll be the judges as potential restaura ... More >>
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
A year in the life of the IRA speaks volumes about our current fog of war.
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