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Michal Menert

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Behind Michal Menert's new Super Best Records label

    Michal Menert's path of success is a winding road of glorious sunrises and fraught sunsets. His third solo album, Elements, is set for official release on April 12, with a kick-off party in Detroit, Michigan, at the Shelter. Menert, as well as Denver's Mikey Thunder and Mux Mool and Chris Ponder, ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    FRI | WINTER WARMER FESTIVAL at FILLMORE | 2/14/14 Since dropping his debut solo album Dreaming of a Bigger Life, 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 f ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    Valentine's Day in Denver: What to do, where to go to celebrate your love in the Mile High City

    Sure, romantic gestures are always a nice way to observe Valentine's Day, but so is going to a good concert or dancing the night away with your significant other. Looking for something to do tomorrow night? You've come to the right place. We've put together a comprehensive rundown of ways to celebra ... More >>

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    February 4, 2014

    The best EDM shows in Denver in February

    FRI | MICHAL MENERT, WINTER WARMER at FILLMORE | 2/14 Since dropping his debut solo album Dreaming of a Bigger Life, 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 wo ... More >>

  • Music

    January 9, 2014

    Paul Basic

    Transient Horizons
    Pretty Lights Music

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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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    November 14, 2013
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    November 1, 2013

    The best EDM shows in Denver in November

    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 first hit the scene. Menert has one fans ov ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013

    The ten best EDM shows in Denver in August

    HARD RED ROCKS @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 8/1 In its first year at Red Rocks, HARD Fest brings a boombastic explosion of the biggest names in bass and trap music. Festival founder and curator, Gary Richards, performing under his veteran moniker Destructo, kicks off a stellar bill that includes the s ... More >>

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    July 12, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    DJ TENNIS @ NORAD | SAT, 7/13/13 Like much of the electronic world's cream of the crop these days, DJ Tennis lives in Berlin, but he grew up in New Jersey and moved to Italy to play semi-professional tennis (hence the moniker), where he threw parties at his tennis club, before switching his focus to ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    The ten best EDM shows in Denver in July

    GLOBAL DANCE FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS | FRI-SUN, 7/19-7/21 Going strong for ten years, Global Dance Festival is the premier summer event for EDM fans. Changing things up in the past few years, Triad Dragons have expanded offerings to include acts like Beats Antique, EOTO, Big Gigantic, and Empire of the ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    Pretty Lights, A Color Map of the Sun: Derek Vincent Smith talks about the new album

    A Color Map of the Sun, the new Pretty Lights album due out this Tuesday, took Derek Vincent Smith on an adventure through musical eras. We recently spoke with the homegrown Pretty Lights mastermind about the trust he has placed in his fan base, his own self doubts about taking the road less travele ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    MOON BOOTS @ NORAD | FRI, 5/24/13 Moon Boots maintains a mysterious persona appropriate for a being who's allegedly imbued with sentience in a top-secret NASA experiment, but here's what we know about him: He's based out of Chicago, he's signed on the French Express label, and he has a grasp on the ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    The 2013 Colorado music festival guide

    I know it's hard to imagine now, especially with the temperature outside and the blanket of snow currently covering the Front Range, but summertime is just around the corner, which means the festival season is just getting ready to kick off. We know this because we're in the middle of putting togeth ... More >>

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    March 10, 2013

    SnowBall Music Festival 2013 tipsheet: The eight must-see acts you should catch Sunday

    Ah, yes, Sunday morning coming down. I believe that's how Kris Kristofferson once described the tail end of an epic bender, what, with no way to hold his head in a way that didn't ache and what have you. Hopefully you didn't go too hard the past two days; there's still one day of great music to look ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    The SnowBall Music Festival 2013 survival guide

    The third edition of the annual SnowBall Music Festival kicks off tomorrow night in Winter Park. Seasoned veterans that we are, we've put together an exhaustive survival guide for you to ensure that you have the best possible experience and don't become a human popsicle. We know what to bring, how m ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend, friendos! Mere hours away from quitting time, and there's so much great music to look forward to this weekend. We've got some choice grooves on tap from Disco Biscuits, who are closing out their three-night Colorado run tomorrow night at 1STBANK Center, some heavy goodness fr ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2013

    Disco Biscuits

    Saturday, January 26, 1STBANK Center, 866-461-6556

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    January 22, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    Ready for another solid week of shows? Good. There's plenty to look forward to this week, a diverse batch of offerings from the jammier side of things with the Disco Biscuits, who's setting up shop in Colorado for three nights, to the long and eagerly awaited Denver appearance of Cat Power to a floo ... More >>

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    January 16, 2013

    The 25 best concerts this winter/spring

    As the winter chill finally thaws (work with us here -- we know it's still below freezing right now) and gives way to the hopefulness and fertility of spring, the upcoming concert season is likewise bursting with promise. Coming off one of the best years for live music in recent memory, the lineup i ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013

    SnowBall 2013 full lineup revealed

    Just before Christmas, the folks behind SnowBall Music Festival began revealing the lineup for the third edition of their annual mountain music festival, which is moving to Winter Park this year from its previous location in Avon. Pretty Lights, Big Gigantic, Kendrick Lamar and Zion I were among the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Weekend's best EDM: VS, Chris Malinchak, Roger Sanchez, Michal Menert and more

    Hallelujah! It's finally Friday. Feel like cutting loose this weekend, having a few cocktails and then cutting a rug like nobody's watching? You've come to exactly the right place. As with every week around this time, we've put together a full rundown of the best EDM options available to you, and th ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    So-Gnar Snowboard Camp Tour and Shred Circuit contest highlights from Loveland

    The burgeoning multi-media empire known as So-Gnar puts on awesome events like the So-Gnar Snowboard Camp Tour and Shred Circuit contest series, then turns around fun little video edits within days to help fuel the stoke. Last week we previewed the kickoff to the 7th annual Snowboard Camp tour at Lo ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    Getting stoned with Brandon Taylor

    Our state recently made history by voting to legalize marijuana for recreational use. In honor of this momentous occasion -- and while the specific legalities are being ironed out with the feds -- we thought we'd take a few minutes to catch up with various members of our musical community, the known ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Kids can shred at the So-Gnar Snowboard Camp at Loveland this weekend

    "We wanted to do a super affordable snowboard camp for kids that is all about creativity, having fun, and getting to ride with some great pros, something parents could really get behind," says Golden-based pro snowboarder Pat Milbery, who is getting his 7th annual So-Gnar Snowboard Camp Tour underwa ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    New shows: Disco Biscuits, Passion Pit at 1STBANK, the Walkmen at the Ogden Theatre

    As reported yesterday, the Disco Biscuits are playing three shows in Colorado after the first of the year at the Boulder Theater, Ogden Theatre and 1STBANK Center. And while that's arguably the biggest concert announcement of the week, it's not the only one. After cancelling its co-headlining date w ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    The Disco Biscuits due in January at Boulder Theater, Ogden Theatre and 1STBANK Center

    While plenty of people were bummed that the Disco Biscuits decided not to host their annual Bisco Inferno at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this past summer, those folks most beside themselves with glee right now at news that the act has combined Bisco Inferno with their traditional January show for an epic ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    The weekend's best dance music: Christian Martin, Daniel Bell, Michal Menert and more

    Whether your taste is old-school minimalist techno by way of Detroit or bass-driven, glitch-laden tunes that have gained popularity recently, there's something for everybody to love on this weekend's Dance Card: Christian Martin headlines a two-day benefit for Scott Christensen at NORAD, Daniel Bell ... 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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    July 20, 2012

    Colorado's ten best camping festivals

    Colorado will see more camping music festivals this year than ever before, and we've compiled a comprehensive and organized list so you know which ones to attend, if you can't make them all. We've even rated them based on several very important factors from location, to price, to music. Take a gande ... More >>

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    July 13, 2012

    Weekend's best nightlife: DJ Ishe, Donald Glaude, DJ Raw Sugar, Tim Green and more

    See Also: - Mile High Soul Club keeps the Meadowlark sweaty with classic Motown and soul - Denver's Ten Best Dance Clubs - Grizzly Rock grand opening this Saturday Denver always brags about its dance music scene, and with good reason. We have the best producers in the country working around the clo ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    So-Gnar and CoalaTree team up with Michal Menert for Shredded Beats: Japan

    Pat Milbery wears many hats (and helmets), but professional musician is not one of them. That doesn't deter him from being curious about the art form, however, and pushing that interest into the unknown. Over the winter, Milbery teamed up with Pretty Lights Music artist Michal Menert and Colorado-lo ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    So-Gnar's Shredded Beats premieres at Larimer Lounge with Michal Menert

    Michal Menert is a busy man. From dropping multiple albums, to playing show after show under the monikers he's created with other Pretty Lights Music artists, he is always on the grind. Tonight at the Larimer Lounge, he'll play a special set for the premier of the So-Gnar's Shredded Beats Japan inst ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Win passes to 2012 Sonic Bloom Festival

    See Also: • Q&A with Scott Morrill and Jamie Janover • (Review) Sonic Bloom Pre-Party at Cervantes, 4/29/11 • (Review) Sonic Bloom Day One, 6/24/11 • (Review) Sonic Bloom Day Two, 6/25/11 Sonic Bloom 2012 is coming up quick. Have you seen the lineup for the fest? It's pretty stacked. PANTy ... More >>

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    March 2, 2012

    Best Snowball After Party Bets: Dada Life, MartyParty, Wolf Lamb and more

    If you're going to Snowball Music Festival this weekend, we're guessing you're already amped, having read our Bassnectar profile, our piece on Wear the Party and the Q&A we did with Dave Simonett of Trampled By Turtles, and no doubt you're full prepared for the elements, having absorbed our handy Sn ... More >>

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    October 15, 2011

    Sonic Blossom at Cervantes, Night One - 10/14/11

    Photo by Britt Chester​Sonic Bloom and Cervantes presented the first night of Sonic Blossom. Hosting more than a dozen musicians, live painters, performers and fire dancers in the full venue, Sonic Blossom held true to its roots and transformed a regular Saturday night into a culturally educat ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, December shows by Beats Antique and Pretty Lights were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Veronica, Vices I Admire, INCA and Hazel Miller all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and re ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Meet Paul Basic, the latest addition to Derek Vincent Smith's Pretty Lights Music imprint

    Last night, we tagged along with Paul Brandt, aka Paul Basic, as he and Michal Menert were doing a photo shoot with Pat Milbery and the So-Gnar snowboarding monster. Brandt is one of the most recent additions to Derek Vincent Smith's Pretty Lights Music imprint. Between snapshots, we spoke with Bran ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Dierks Bentley, Mickey Hart Band and Dirty Nasty were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, The Congress and The Epiloguesall got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Michal Menert discusses board culture and how the destination is in the journey

    Michal MenertMichal Menert has parlayed his snowboarding mentality into a music career. It's all about doing what you love because you love doing it, and Menert embodies that in every way, from the dedicated tours to the free distribution of his music. Tonight, Menert joins RJD2 and Doomtree at Red ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Snow porn! This month's must-see ski and snowboard movie premieres

    ​Roll out the white carpet: Tomorrow night's world premiere of After Dark from Denver-based Level 1 Productions kicks off a busy Fall film schedule that serves as a reminder of just how awesome it is to live in Colorado, where -- for a few months, anyway -- we get the full Hollywood treatment ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    Films announced for Snowboard on the Rocks, September 16

    ​Tickets go on sale on Saturday at 10 a.m. for the 2nd annual Snowboard on the Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheater. The September 16 event will feature the world premieres of three films: TB20 is the 20th anniversary installment of the Totally Board series from Standard Films, Familia 2 is the sec ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Flaming Lips have announced a co-headlining date with Primus this August at Red Rocks. Kenny Chesney is also at the Rocks in July, and Panic! at the Disco is due at the Ogden in June. Meanwhile on local radio, Air ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Photos: Michal Menert at Cervantes', 2/5/11

    ​At Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom on Saturday, headliner Michal Menert invited guest DJs onto the decks to share tracks with him. The house exploded when Pretty Lights (Derek Vincent Smith) joined Menert onstage for almost an hour. Photos by Jonathan Shoup. See the full slideshow here: Micha ... More >>

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