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Matthew Dear

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    November 15, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    SAT | MICHAL MENERT at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 11/16/13 Since his debut solo album Dreaming of Something Bigger, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when he first hit the scene. Menert has won fans ... More >>

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    October 21, 2013

    Naked and Famous at the Fillmore, 10/18/13

    THE NAKED AND FAMOUS at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 10/18/13 Naked and Famous was in total control at the Fillmore. From the first chords of "A Stillness," every string pluck and cymbal crash had been calculated, presumably in some sort of rock laboratory. Frontwoman Alisa Xayalith appeared onstage, clad ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    GLOBAL DUB FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | FRI, 5/17/13 The music of Excision (due at Red Rocks this weekend with Flux Pavilion, Zomboy, Dirtyphonics and Designer Drugs) is a fitting soundtrack to the desolate, gritty, apocalyptic landscape of a future ruled by homicidal machines. His tunes are ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    Mike Servito on the current popularity of EDM and the fading line between house and techno

    Mike Servito is a New York-based DJ and resident of the monthly Brooklyn techno club night, the Bunker. He came of age in Detroit during the 1990s, and you can hear it in his sound, which pays a substantial debt to many of the legendary mixmasters of that era. Equally inspired by techno heroes Derri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 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 >>

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    August 15, 2012

    New Denver Concerts: Alanis Morissette, State Radio, Adventure Club and more on sale Friday

    See also: - Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive lead this week's shows - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future, Atmosphere and XX lead this week's shows ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Matthew Dear, Donato Dozzy, Pete Tong and more on this weekend's Dance Card

    Matthew Dear​Talk about a ridiculous amount of international talent in one place at one time! This weekend, Denver is hosting Matthew Dear, Donato Dozzy and Pete Tong, plus Sonic Blossom at Cervantes' and much, much more. Here's what's on our dance card:

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    October 13, 2011

    Matthew Dear

    Friday, October 14, 2200, 720-325-6511.

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    January 26, 2011

    BLKHRTS, Wu-Tang top our weekly playlists

    ​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?" 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 al ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Signal Path, Of Montreal and Emancipator filled our playlists this past week

    ​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?" 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 al ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Bad Religion, Shad and Eels fill our playlists this week

    ​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?" 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 al ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    American Tomahawk, Chromeo, Black Milk fill our playlists this week

    ​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 >>

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    February 9, 2010

    Freeloader: Sexy mix from CacheFlowe just in time for Valentine's Day

    ​Just in time to get you in the proper mood for Valentines Day, CacheFlowe drops a free mix of sexytime music called This Year is For Lovers. It's full of swinging tracks of sexiness -- "ninety minutes of sexy jams in the genres of techno, dubstep, downtempo, hip hop, experimental and more" as ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Cale Parks

    ​Cale Parks To Swift Mars Polyvinyl Taking elements of synth pop, fusing them to slowed-down, house-leaning rhythms and singing over the whole thing in a fey voice is a pretty decent formula for success these days. It's a formula Cale Parks works with some skill as both a composer and arrange ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    House music comes alive tonight at the Funky Buddha

    Just got word that Elitt Beat, a new house-music act incorporating live instrumentation, is debuting its act at the  Funky Buddha. The brainchild of Casablanca-born DJ Elitt (aka Simo Fellah, pictured), Elitt Beat incorporates violin, percussion and saxophone into its international house stylings. ... More >>

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    December 30, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past.

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