CAT POWER @ THE OGDEN THEATRE | 01/24/13
Cat Power -- better known as Chan Marshall and a Revolving Cast of Other Folks -- played a bizarrely unbalanced show last night at the Ogden. When it was good, it was transformative. When it was bad, it was hard not to feel a little sympathetic for the other ... More >>
Dark Dark Dark from Minneapolis makes music that draws from folk, jazz, modern classical and pop without showing favor to any of those elements in particular. Although the band's earlier material was largely written by singer/pianist Nona Marie Invie and fellow singer/clarinetist/banjo player Marsha ... More >>
JUSTICE @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 8.7.12
See Also: Justice, March 2008 profile
Let's review last night's Justice set by the numbers. The number of towering Marshall amps outfitted with LED lights: eighteen. The estimated rank of those bad boys on the volume scale: eleven. The number of smooth-ope ... More >>
See Also: Tonight: Wymond Miles at the hi-dive
Wymond Miles is better known to the rest of the world for his scintillating guitar work in the San Francisco psych-garage pop band the Fresh & Onlys. But Miles grew up in Aurora, and during the second half of the '90s and going on for around a decade, ... More >>
Wymond Miles (due tonight at Twist and Shout and tomorrow night at The Gothic Theater) hails from Denver's completely unglamorous suburb directly to the east, Aurora. In the mid-'90s Miles started to become involved in the underground music scene in Denver, initially, and most notably, for his exper ... More >>
You have one more chance to see Lisa Suarez's I'll Remember for You, which ends a short run at Su Teatro tonight. The play tells the story of Suarez's relationship with her mother, who suffers from Alzeheimer's. "There's this bond and this sacrifice and this emotion," says Su Teatro executive direct ... More >>
Brace yourself: This is probably the coolest thing in the world we've seen, hands down, since the invention of the Smokey Amp. If you haven't seen it yet, this is the Marshall Fridge, and it's precisely what it sounds like, a refrigerator fashioned to resemble a Marshall stack, replete with an authe ... More >>
See Also: Q&A with Ted Stevens of Cursive, sharing the bill this Sunday.
At this point, much has been mythologized about the badassery of Ume (due at the Larimer Lounge this Sunday, February 12). The heavy-rocking Texas trio is fronted by an almost precociously petite blonde, but Lauren Larson has ... More >>
MELT BANANA at the LARIMER LOUNGE | 10/8/11Nothing can fully prepare you for the sounds coming off stage at a Melt Banana show unless you've seen the band before. Between the breakneck rhythms, Yasuko Onuki's demented and rapid-fire vocal delivery and Ichirou Agata's ability to meld noise with exper ... More >>
Those of you who think Sunday, February 6, is all about the Super Bowl matchup between the Packers and the Steelers are sadly misinformed. According to Joyce Johnson, spokeswoman for the Boulder-based Society for the New Message from God, the real news on that day involves the latest message ... More >>
J.J. McKay.How tough a job market is it for radio professionals these days? J.J. McKay, who not all that many years ago was among the most popular morning-show personalities in Denver, has just taken a new gig in Ketchikan, Alaska, a community with an estimated population of just over 7,000.
... More >>
When it comes to hip-hop, Denver has a rich and vibrant history that extends back to the '80s. From seminal b-boy crews like D&S Connection, Radioactive and Dancers Unique to latter day torch bearers like LOF, Our Scenario, GWT. Can't forget the first wave graf artists like Zone, Jayzer, Rasta 68, ... More >>
It's hard to know what was more depressing yesterday as the once 6-0 Broncos lost to the lowly Kansas City Chiefs at home to finish the season 8-8:
The sarcastic chants of "Throw it to Marshall" from fans who were angry that the Pro Bowl wide receiver had been benched by his arrogant coach? ... More >>
DenverPost.com this morning is anchored by a story headlined, dramatically, "Marshall may want out." Huh. I wonder what makes them think that?
Was it the time Marshall requested a trade from the team?
Or maybe the time he sent a goodbye message on his web site?
Or perhaps the time he admi ... More >>
The Black Keys, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons
Friday, July 17
Better Than:Engine oil under your fingernails, sweat running down your back and your car in good working order once again.
Zero frills. A white drum kit with two toms and three cymbals, a bag of extra sticks h ... More >>
The daily blog roundup. Send links.
Who will the Broncos turn to if Marshall gets traded? (Mile High Report)
The governor's chief of staff is still his chief of staff, according to him. Do you believe him? (Colorado Pols)
Guns, booze, and Joe the Plummer. My kind of party. (Face the State)
Twenty-nine years into its career, the Church recently released Untitled
#23, one of its most accomplished works in an already remarkable string
of albums over the last decade. We had a chance to have a candid
conversation about the band's music, the true meaning of artistic
significance and its daz ... More >>
"My burger tis of thee..."
Today in Cafe Society:
• Win a Prius by loving a burger.
• Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery creates order from chaos.
• Tonight, find a patio, a party -- or both.
• The List: On Broadway.
• A few words with Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg.
Today in Backbeat On ... More >>