Dinosaur Jr was the product of three guys from Massachusetts who had played in the hardcore bands Deep Wound and All White Jury. But when J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph got together, the music they produced sounded like it had all but shed that background in favor of melody, and the outfit made the ... More >>
Photo by Jaime ButlerWhen Meat Puppets (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater with Bad Weather California and The Black Box Revelation) formed and released its first few records on SST in the early '80s, the Phoenix-based act challenged punk rock conformity with its eclectic blend of countrifie ... More >>
Chick Coreas breakthrough act is back after nearly three decades.
Friday, October 29, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
From the week of October 2, 2003
Charting the territory explored by John McLaughlin's guitar.
The banjo champion makes music that's finger-pickin' good.
Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.
Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones goes it alone.
Beatles producer George Martin tries to pass along the wisdom of the ages.
April 30 - May 6, 1998
Guitarist Neil Haverstick makes music with plenty of options.