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Madras

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    Khazana Indian Restaurant Focuses on Tamil Cuisine

    A drive into the southern suburbs on a weekend can feel like you're entering a deserted city. Traffic after rush hour is light and once the sun begins to set, people seem to clear out like they're expecting the vampires to come out. Places that normally do a brisk lunch business -- like Khazana, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    The seven best shows in Denver this weekend

    It was kind of cold and crappy this week, but that was just a way to enhance your appreciation for this weekend, which is supposed to be the kind of beautiful where cartoon birds appear from trees. Ride your bike to one of these shows:

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    DEVOTCHKA & COLORADO SYMPHONY @ RED ROCKS | FRI, 6/14/13 Teaming up with an orchestra can sometimes be a thin attempt to disguise a creative lag, but in this case, the pairing has produced an inspired, brilliantly structured melding of two aesthetics that relies less on contrast than it does on simi ... More >>

  • Music

    June 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Thai Lotus is a hidden jewel in the Tech Center

    We've lauded Thai Lotus more than once, and with good reason: The unassuming eatery, tucked next to Chianti and El Senor Sol, could use a little promotion. And it definitely deserves it. Because once you've stopped in Thai Lotus, you won't make the mistake of overlooking it again.

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Four surprising reasons Silver Oak wines deserve a spot on your table

    Cult-favorite, pricey and snooty -- three adjectives you may have heard associated with Silver Oak Winery at some point in your life as an oenophile. The first two are true enough: A passionate set of followers obsess over the brand, hoarding prized vintages in cellars for future generations to savo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Six best bacon-centic dishes in Denver

    Eat me!​ Ah, bacon. Savory, delicious bacon. Not only is it one of our favorite foodstuffs in the free world, but you can do just about anything with it, not the least of which is designing a makeshift bra. But above all else, it's the one thing that steadfastly makes us too stubborn to make t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The year in reviews: a handy link guide to all local record reviews in Westword in 2010

    ​ Since we're in the process of compiling picks for our annual Moovers and Shakers issue next week, we thought we'd put together a link guide of everything we've reviewed this year thus far. Even though it shouldn't be at this point, it's always a bit staggering to reflect upon just how many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Rudi's rolls out new gluten-free bread at Root Down dinner

    Root Down's Harvest Week cantaloupe & tomato gazpacho served with a grilled cheese sandwich on Rudi's gluten-free bread.​If you're not familiar with Rudi's Organic Bakery, a Boulder-based bread company, then you should really make its acquaintance -- particularly if you are gluten-intolerant. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 25, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Over the weekend: Mustangs & Madras farewell show at 3 Kings Tavern

    Mustangs and Madras farewell show With Get Three Coffins Ready, Only Thunder, the Gunshy and Git Some Saturday, January 23, 2010 3 Kings Tavern Better Than: Virtually every other five-band bill I've seen. Tom MurphyGet Three Coffins Ready​ The five members of Get Three Coffins Ready played t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Q&A with Eddie Maestas-Vigil of Mustangs & Madras

    Starting in December 2002 with former members of Fourth Gear Blue, Mustangs and Madras may not have had the most illustrious of beginnings but after recruiting a new singer a few months later, Mustangs solidified a line-up that went on to write some of the most striking post-hardcore music of the la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    One Eyed Jacks gets burglarized

    On Tuesday night, One Eyed Jacks, which sits on 4th and Sante Fe in the space previously occupied by the Continental Club, was burglarized. According to owner Desiree Gonzalez, the thief (or thieves, as the case may be?) made off with at 15K worth of stuff. In an effort to keep the ship afloat, Gonz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local-music radio playlists

    Here's this week's playlists from the area's local-centric speciality shows. This week, we've added the Colorado Wave in addition to the others we're already tracking: Radio 1190's long running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only and the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is rebroadcast al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Dialed In: local music on the radio

    At the excellent suggestion of an esteemed reader named Mike -- in a why didn't we think of this before moment -- starting today and every week from now on, we'll be posting the playlists of the other local-centric speciality shows including, Radio 1190's long running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Local's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    The Blackout Pact is back out, Jack!

    Oh, man, gang! Lock up your liquor cabinets. We just caught wind that the combustible former members of the Blackout Pact will be reconvening next week for a show -- their first since splitting up over two years ago. While we knew the guys were getting back together to record a new album for Eyeball ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    The hi-dive celebrates fifth year of being awesome

    Five years? Seriously, has it already been five years since the hi-dive opened? Great scott, man, I guess it has. Wow, time really does fly, eh? Since we're leaving town around closing time on Friday night (well, Saturday morning, if you want to split hairs), it's doubtful that we'll be joining yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Weekend preview: ManeLine and Only Thunder CD release parties

    This is a big weekend for CD release parties. First up tonight at the Oriental, ManeLine will unveil its latest effort, & Sew Its Seams, in the company of its compadres, 3 the Hardway, 9th Street Choir, Infinite Mindz, FOE, Kano, Venus Cruz and Dizy Pixl. And then tomorrow night at the Larimer Loung ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008

    Live Review: Frantix

    Photo: Tom Murphy Git Some The Frantix, Git Some, the Omens and the Purple Fluid Saturday, September 20, 2008 Wax Trax Better Than: Most so-called “punk rock” shows. Wax Trax, long a stalwart of underground music in Denver, celebrated its 30th year anniversary this past Saturday with a full d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (7/5/08-7/12/08)

    Here's an index to all the great content you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy gaping in sheer disbelief at the ridiculous prices Beatles memorabilia was demanding at auction...

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Live Review: Mustangs and Madras, Action Friend and the Inactivists at the Falcon

    The Inactivists absurdity is equaled only by its musicianship. (photos by Tom Murphy). Mustangs and Madras, Action Friend and the Inactivists Saturday, July 5, 2008 The Falcon Better Than: Most shows that have the nerve to call themselves “punk rock.” The Inactivists were already playing by th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    The Westword.com Blog Shortcut, July 7 Edition

    Join us as we see the sights, and sites, at several other exotic Westword blogs. Backbeat Online boasts a bunch o' over-the-weekend reviews featuring Hot White (pictured) opening for Mae Shi, plus Mustangs and Madras and The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band. The Cat's Pajamas introduces us to local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (6/14/08-6/20/08)

    Here's a wrap-up of all the spectacular coverage you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were transfixed by Ice T's calling out Soulja Boy for ruining hip-hop and telling the young star to "eat a dick" ...

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Moovers and Shakers 2007

    Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite local releases of the year.

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2007
  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Moovers and Shakers 2007

    Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite local releases of the year.

  • Calendar

    June 28, 2007
  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Maris the Great

    Has Denvers favorite undead flesh-eater really come back to life?

  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    Mustangs and Madras

    La Lechuza
    Latest Flame

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Moovers and Shakers 2006

    Backbeat writers sound off on the best local releases of 2006.

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Stay Gold

    Mustangs and Madras take flight with a new album and tour.

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Dead on Arrival

    Drop Dead, Gorgeous is kid-tested and mother-approved.

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Low Budget Soul makes local hip-hop sound like a million bucks.

  • Food & Drink

    March 24, 2005
  • Food & Drink

    March 24, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Best Live Band

    Call Sign Cobra

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Get out of Denver, baby, go!

  • Dining

    December 30, 2004

    Twelve-Stepping

    Here's my prescription for starting the year in fine style.

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Moovers and Shakers

    In 2004, Mootown's best and brightest gave us something to write home about.

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Taking a ride on the Melo side.

  • Dining

    September 23, 2004

    See Food

    Little India transports diners to another level. Just watch.

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    Off Limits

    Captive audience

  • Dining

    December 12, 2002

    A Bright Spot

    The weather may be gloomy, but Kim's always shines.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000
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    January 21, 1999
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    August 23, 1995
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