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    August 23, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    DAVE MATTHEWS BAND @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS | 8/23-8/24 Twenty years ago, the Dave Matthews Band played Red Rocks for the first time, opening for the Tragically Hip and the Samples, and went on to build a loyal following with early shows at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. In the two decades since, the gu ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    Watt? collaborators use Ableton to make electronic music that's more expressive, less rigid

    Using a greater palette of digital and physical controllers, modern electronic musicians are making music that is quite different from the current wave of EDM. Watt? Amplified and Supercharged Music Expression is a collaborative performance between Darren Kramer, Victoria Lundy and Mark Mosher that ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this week

    MY BLOODY VALENTINE @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 8/19/13 Few bands of the past two decades have had as profound an influence on as wide a spectrum of artists as My Bloody Valentine. Not only did the landmark 1991 album Loveless have a massive impact on the group's peers at the time, but it has since influ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    The ten shittiest post-grunge bands

    In the wake of the showerless grunge exfoliation of the early '90s, a slew of post-grunge bands emerged with diluted ditties filled with watered-down lyrics, all seemingly revolving around suffering through romance. Based on the the endless stream of crap these bands churned out, these test tube bab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    New Denver shows: Kid Rock's $20 tour, Muse at Pepsi Center, 311/Blues Traveler at Red Rocks

    Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    New Denver shows: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, Fall Out Boy and Warren Haynes

    Brace yourself for the return of Fall Out Boy. The dudes are evidently back to save rock and roll. Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, meanwhile, are teaming up for a co-headlining date at Fiddler's Green for the Honda Civic Tour, and Warren Hayes is set to collaborate with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra ... More >>

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    March 26, 2013

    New Denver shows: Keith Urban, Lamb of God, John Mayer, Ke$ha and Pitbull and more

    The biggest show announcement this week actually came last week -- talking about Prince at the Ogden, of course -- but there's a whole bunch of other new shows to let you know about this week, including Keith Urban at Red Rocks, Lamb of God at the Boulder Theater, John Mayer at Red Rocks and Ke$ha a ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    New Denver shows: P!NK, Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Guster

    It's March 2013 -- at least according to the calendar. If you went by the concert calendar for the past few weeks, however, you'd swear it's the mid to late '90s. P!NK, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster, Darius Rucker. If you're already nostalgic for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins, week of October 1-7

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be too surprising to find that the most common (and our mutually favorite) topic of conversation among all of us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    American Idol recap: Phillip Phillips will sail through to the final, but who will join him?

    It's down to the wire now. Last night's performances will determine which of the three remaining Idol contestants will make it through to the final and ultimately win the entire competition, which, with the elimination of Hollie Cavanagh last week, is anyone's game at this point. The contestants eac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Justify My Love: Submitting to a Vampire Weekend obsession

    Catch Vampire Weekend tonight at Red Rocks with Beach House and the Dum Dum Girls​Okay we all have some skeletons in our closet, shit we dig -- be it music, movies or television shows -- that we'd just as soon that nobody else knew about. Guilty pleasures is what most people term these sort of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Part two: Chef and Tell with Kyle Fitzgerald of the Old Blinking Light

    Lori MidsonKyle Fitzgerald, exec chef of Old Blinking Light​This is part two of my interview with Kyle Fitzgerald. To read part one, click here. Culinary inspirations: I wish I had some great story about my mom's kitchen, or the way I would watch my grandma bake, but my kitchen was never tha ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009

    Music as a weapon: Make it stop for chrissakes! This is torture, man.

    SoKabs (via Flickr)​Did you see this yet? We just caught a link to this on Twitter (thanks, MyBodySings), a list of artists whose music was used "during the detention and interrogation of" to torture "prisoners at Guantanamo and other US facilities"? The list, published by the National Security Ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Part two: Chef and Tell with Mark Dym of Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza

    Mark Dym​This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Mark Dym, the owner-executive chef of Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza. You can read the first part of Midson's interview with Dym here. Culinary inspirations: No question, Roberto Caporuscio, a fantastic pizzaiolo from Campania who's been liv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Hope Sandoval, Juliette Lewis, the Sounds shows announced

    ​Former Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval will be hitting the road next month for the first time in eight years on the heels of her forthcoming album, Through the Devil Softly, due September 29 on Nettwerk. Sandoval her band the Warm Inventions visit the Bluebird Thursday, October 1. Tickets are $22 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Yo La Tengo, Rob Thomas, Carbon Leaf shows announced

    Yo La TengoNew Jersey-based indie rockers Yo La Tengo hit the road this fall, which includes a stop at Ogden Theatre Saturday, October 10, in support of the band's forthcoming album, Popular Songs, due September 8 on Matador. Tickets, which are $20 advance and $25 day of show, go on sale Saturday, J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    KBCO Studio C celebrates its twentieth anniversary with two-CD set

    Just received an advance of KBCO's Studio C 20th Anniversary Edition. The 38-song two-disc set, celebrating two decades of in-studio performances, gathers tracks from a few of the usual suspects (Dave Matthews Band, Sheryl Crow), alongside some rare gems from the likes of Jeff Buckley, Dr. John an ... More >>

  • Music

    February 21, 2008
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    June 22, 2006

    Rob Thomas

    Wednesday, June 28, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

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    May 5, 2005

    Rob Thomas

    ...Something to Be (Melisma/Atlantic)

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    Get Up, Stand Up

    I set out to write a story on open-mike nights. But the joke was on me.

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    The Stations Remain the Same

    The hits just keep coming on radio.

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    The Beatdown

    For those about to rock, we exhort you.

  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Year in Review: Pop Quiz

    Consider this your final exam on the past year. Cheating is encouraged, bribes will be accepted -- and grades will be posted at City Hall.

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Mistletunes

    Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    Bug Juice
    June 5, 2003

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Taking Life by the Horn

    Trombone in hand, Darren Kramer slides into the big leagues.

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Heavy Mettle

    Harlan Hendrickson wants to prove that '80s rock and roll is not noise pollution.

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Backwash

    Just in time, Chris Daniels and the Kings remove themselves from the K-Tel Records court.

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    September 28, 2000

    Dogstar

    Happy Ending
    (Ultimatum Music)

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Urban Renewal

    How could an R&B outlet become the most popular radio station in Denver? The little girls understand.

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Rock and Roll for Dummies

    A recently exhumed handbook reveals the secrets to playing music and staying happy.

  • News

    January 7, 1999
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    November 12, 1998
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    May 7, 1998
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    May 7, 1998
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    November 28, 1996
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