We're building up to our annual Best of Denver issue, and we need your help. Click to nominate your faves for Best of Denver 2014 in our readers poll. As you'll see, the poll includes our most popular categories in food, music, nightlife and more. But which are the toughtest to win two years in a r ... More >>
When it comes to personal style, some people find genres and labels limiting. One of those is local dancer and aspiring fashion designer Sarrah Jane Brooks, who likes to take inspiration from unexpected places to craft her own look. That look changes depending on her mood and the occasion. Keep read ... More >>
SONAR ON TOUR WITH DIE ANTWOORD @ OGDEN THEATRE | 11/7/12 Things to consider when bringing the Sonar Tour to the Ogden Theatre: Should the set times be released prior to the show? Is it okay to have a show that lasts 7.5 hours without re-entry? Should there be a DJ playing outside in a Red Bull tru ... More >>
TITWRENCH 2012 @ GLOB | 7/27/12 It felt like the summer broke just in time for Titwrench 2012, and when things got kicked off a bit after 8 p.m. on Friday night, the climate inside Glob suited the music of opening act, Cardinal Veil. Julie Slater has played violin solo before and used the instrume ... More >>
RUBEDO @ UNIT E | 5/4/12 See more photos in Rubedo at Unit E slide show In a show of sustained enthusiasm, Rubedo ended its set with one of its most visceral and dynamic numbers: "Give My Heart a Break." The song began with feedback created by Kyle Gray as he held his small, acoustic guitar to his ... More >>
David Bowie's Hunky Dory was originally released on December 17, 1971No matter how hard he tried, David Bowie just couldn't fit into the '60s. From having to abandon his birth-name (Davy Jones) to the pop-darling Monkees singer, to staring in Ice Cream commercials in order to finance his tank ... More >>
Lance Stack SHENANDOAH DAVIS With Pee-Pee, Laura Goldhamer and Princess Music 01.08.11 | Mercury Cafe The Mercury Café was looking sexy on Saturday night. Candle-lit tables topped with roses, a swooping network of lights above, fine wines, hearty beers and delicious food, all coming togeth ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinNathaniel Rateliff last night at the Gothic Theatre. Nathaniel Rateliff, Gregory Alan Isakov, Danielle Ate the Sandwich 10.8.10 | Gothic Theatre The capacity crowd that filled the Gothic Theatre to busting on Friday night had no problem staying calm for three hours, for the co- ... More >>
Cypress Hill, 4:45 p.m. on the Wolf Stage I walked straight in the clouds of smoke and the packs of dancing 20-somethings as the first strains of "Insane in the Brain" sounded from the Wolf Stage. I should probably clarify that -- by "strains," I mean I heard B-Real loudly demanding if the crowd fel ... More >>
The late, great Alex Chilton.Mighty few semi-obscure musicians earn a full-scale obituary on National Public Radio -- but that's what happened yesterday in the case of Alex Chilton, who died at age 59. Chilton had one major chart hit -- "The Letter," released in 1967 when he was a member of ... More >>
Whether hes speaking or playing the sax, Gilad Atzmon is a powerhouse.
Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM.Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Ka ... More >>
Photo: Tom Murphy Married in Berdichev! My Feral Kin w/Married in Berdichev! and French Quarter Tuesday, July 22, 2008 Rhinoceropolis Better Than: Missing out on one of the most important tropical-pop bands by going to another show. The opening act, Greenery, didn’t make it for reasons unknown ... More >>
John Robinson of the Fluid, which reunited on June 20 at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for the lowdown), is one of the great should-have-beens in the annals of Denver rock. He had everything it took to be a star of global proportions, but for whatever reason, it didn't happen. Neverthele ... More >>
Hip Hippie Hooray for Marilyn Megenity.
Dizzee Rascal brings his very British sound to the States.
Hairspray bops from the screen to the stage
The left, turning right, was plain wrong.
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By the Way (Warner Bros.)
Hoitoitoi breaks rank from Denver's cowtown clique.
Rusted Root isn't as hippie as you think.
Lucinda Williams took years to complete her acclaimed new album -- and it was time well-spent.
An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williamsand what's wrong about country music today.
The state wants to yank his license. But dentist Hal Huggins keeps mouthing off.
THE TIME MAY FINALLY HAVE COME FOR OTIS RUSH.