Music is life. Or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ho ... More >>
LUCERO @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | THURS, 4/18/13
Outside of perhaps the Hold Steady -- which shares a proclivity for Bruce Springsteen -- nobody plays straight-up rock these days as convincingly as Lucero. Led by Ben Nichols's gravelly croak, Lucero borrows liberally from the Boss and Lynyrd Skynyrd on so ... More >>
LOW @ LARIMER LOUNGE | FRI, 3/29/13
Since its inception in 1993, Low has created a body of work characterized by a fragile intensity. Although often lumped in under the banner of "slowcore" with a group of bands of similar sonic leanings, like Red House Painters, Galaxie 500, Tarnation and Codeine, ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend, amigos! We made it, and we've got another fine weekend of tunes to look forward to. From hip-hop and bluegrass to indie rock and southern rock, there's a variety of options, both local and national, to choose from. We've got all of the shows happening on the Front Range over ... More >>
J. Michael Melton
1730 Wynkoop Street
This is part one of my chat with J. Michael Melton, exec chef of Zydeco's. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow.
I got the gift of the Southern double name," drawls J. Michae ... More >>
Lou's Food Bar
1851 West 38th Avenue
This is part two of my interview with Mike Peshek, exec chef of Lou's Food Bar. Part one of my chat with Peshek ran earlier this week.
Favorite restaurant in America: Pizzeria Regina in Boston. The service is terrible, t ... More >>
For years, Barry Fey says, music fans have been needling him to write a book. "You know, people have been saying 'When's the book? When's the book?' for fifteen years," Fey notes. "It was daily, wherever I would go out... 'When's the book? Come on, you've got to write a book!'" Well, he final ... More >>
09.03.10 | Jazz Aspen Snowmass
"Don't even think about yelling, 'Freebird," Wilco's frontman Jeff Tweedy replied to the guy in the crowd who screamed out the Lynyrd Skynyrd tune early in Wilco's ambitious two-hour set at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass labor day festival. "You can ... More >>
Texas isn't big enough to contain Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights. After signing with Atlantic records in 2008, the Dallas-based quintet quickly started making a name for itself across the country, touring with high-caliber acts like ZZ Top and the Black Crowes before releasing Pardon Me, i ... 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?" So 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 ... More >>
Sarah BogerSpeaking with Aaron Howell, the frontman of Forth Yeer Freshman, is a lot like listening to his band's music: the things he says are generally over the top and somewhat ludicrous, yet you get the sense that there's a certain amount of earnestness attached to his sentiments. In advance of ... More >>
The Black Crowes, Vetiver
Saturday, Dec. 13
Better than: Revisiting the sounds of '60s soul and '70s rock with a middling bar band.
"I swear I've heard that riff before." That was the recurring thought as I watched the Black Crowes and Vetiver perform Saturday, as the solos, the ... More >>
Former Marine Lance Hering as he looked at the time of his recent arrest.
Lance Hering, the recently arrested Marine whose bizarre disappearance was the subject of the 2007 Adam Cayton-Holland feature article "An Uphill Battle" and yesterday's blog "The End of the Line for AWOL Marine Lance Her ... More >>