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Mudhoney

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    January 6, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    FRI & SAT | ADVENTURE CLUB at OGDEN THEATRE | 1/10-1/11 The Montreal-based Adventure Club is a duo that started as a pop-punk act. Quickly outgrowing that hybrid, Christian Srigley and Leighton James started making electronic music, their first foray into it being a remix of Brand New's "Daisy." Adv ... More >>

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    August 13, 2013

    Five ways to survive the Colorado Get Movin' fitness challenge

    I've been obsessed with fitness ever since I can remember. Maybe it was because I grew up in the '80s, and activities for girls revolved around a pink-haired dog that pimped nail accessories and showing the world what we could do through the fine art of ribbon dancing. I took ballet, tap dance, ice- ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    What's the fun of a music festival if all of your friends aren't playing?

    The Underground Music Showcase takes over a stretch of Broadway every July, filling more than twenty venues with hundreds of bands. One of the things I love about the gathering is that no band can effectively play for over 45 minutes (because how else are you going to cram hundreds of sets into one ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Mudhoney at UMS, 7/19/13

    MUDHONEY @ UMS | 7/19/13 Mudhoney didn't spend a lot of time joking with the audience between songs at this show, but after the borderline cartoonish menace of "Judgment, Rage, Retribution and Thyme," Mark Arm said, "I feel like Colorado and Washington are sister states. There's no reason to play Pe ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    "WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC @ BOULDER THEATER | SUN, 7/21/13 "Weird Al" Yankovic's zany parodies catapulted him to fame in the '80s, back when pop culture was in dire need of some deflation. He never got critical props for his oddball iconoclasm, though, and after his 1989 film, UHF tanked at the box office ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Mark Arm of Mudhoney on not taking things too seriously because, well, "It is only rock and roll"

    Emily Reiman Mudhoney formed around the same time as Sub Pop, the record label with which its sound became synonymous; Mark Arm and Steve Turner had recently left Green River and teamed up with former Bundle of Hiss drummer Dan Peters and ex-Melvins bassist Matt Lukin. The band crafted an exhilarat ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    MELVINS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 7/15/13 Since 1983, the Melvins have been perfecting their brand of influential rock, inspired in part by punk and in part by the music Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover grew up hearing as kids in the '60s and '70s. With the Melvins, the two have taken that sound to dif ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    Buzz Osborne of the Melvins on how the band chose covers for Everybody Loves Sausages

    Melvins have been an influence on some of the most sonically forward-thinking rock bands and other musical experimentalists of the last three decades. Impossible to consistently pigeonhole as simply punk, or metal, or even rock, Melvins have set a high bar for integrity, both as a live band and as a ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013

    New shows: Charles Bradley, Naked & Famous, Two Door Cinema Club and more

    Clear your calendar on Saturday, August 17. Whatever you've got going that day, cancel it. You don't want to miss this show; I'm telling you. The one-man soul revival known as Charles Bradley is coming to Denver, and he's going to play an intimate set at the Larimer Lounge. Be there, or you'll regre ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Coady Willis on playing parties with projectile vomiting and people jumping out of windows

    Coady Willis and Jared Warren formed Big Business in the wake of break ups by the Whip and Dead Low Tide. Prior to that, the two had been in a number of noteworthy -- even legendary in some circles -- Pacific Northwest bands like Karp and the Murder City Devils, groups that essentially helped to def ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Over the Weekend: Bassic Fridays at Beta, Fluid benefit, mystery eats, Ballet Nouveau Colorado

    Did you know that other things happened over the weekend aside from the Broncos' shocking playoff win? It's true, and our slide show page and family of blogs -- The Latest Word, Cafe Society, Backbeat Online and Show and Tell -- have the skinny. Look below for photos and info about Bassic Fridays a ... More >>

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    January 7, 2012

    Review: Mudhoney at the Bluebird Theater, 1/6/12

    MUDHONEY @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 1/6/12Though the mood hanging from the heads of the Bluebird Theater crowd last night was a heavy one, it was also bittersweet -- Mudhoney, the Fluid and the bands' mutual fans were gathered together to remember their friend, Fluid guitarist Ricky Kulwicki, who died in ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Mudhoney, Cattle Decapitation, the Wailers and more this weekend

    Sub Pop / Shawn BrackbillCatch Mudhoney tonight at the Bluebird for the Kulwicki Twins benefit with the Fluid and the Purple Fluid​Even in the early part of January when the concert calendar is typically just barely beginning to ramp back up after the holiday season, there's still plenty of gr ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    Mudhoney

    Friday, January 6, Bluebird Theater, 1-888-929-7849.

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    October 4, 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, a show at the Paramount Theatre featuring Puscifer was announced, along with a Kulwicki Twins Foundation benefit at the Bluebird Theater in January being headlined by Mudhoney and The Fluid. On local radio specialty ... More >>

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    September 25, 2011

    Review: Come As You Are, a covers show for Nirvana's Nevermind, at Hi-Dive, 9/24/11

    Tom MurphyThe Swayback and friends covering "Smells Like Teen Spirit"One of the obvious highlights of last night's exceptional Nirvana covers celebration in honor Nevermind's 20th anniversary was when Eric Halborg of The Swayback told us we knew the words to the third song the band played and invite ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai on musical roots and the awful Margaret Thatcher

    Steve GullickMogwai​ Formed in 1995, Mogwai quickly made a name for itself with adventurous guitar work and a sound that loosened and opened up the imagination. Over the course of the next sixteen years, the Scottish band very much plotted its own course through exploring every sonic whim wit ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011

    Rick Kulwicki benefit slated for the end of March

    Michael LustigRick Kulwicki and his boys​So what is it they say -- at the end of every dark night a new day dawns? There's solace to be found in that maxim. And some bright spots are starting to emerge on an otherwise dreary week which brought shocking news of Rick Kulwicki's untimely death. ... More >>

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    February 9, 2011

    Earth, Deca, DeVotchKa, Mogwai, Hindershot, Warsaw and Adele 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 26, 2009

    Over the weekend: Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story) at the Bluebird

    Doug Beam​Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story), The Knew, Jim McTurnan and the Kids That Killed the Man October 24, 2009 Bluebird Theater Just Like: Heaven This was the final moment of Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story), the last song in a too-short set that was just long enou ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    Monolith Q&A: Monotonix

    ​Know for some insanely explosive shows, Israeli rock monsters Mononotix often move their shows into the crowd, creating sweaty pits of madness. On Where Were You When It Happened?, the band's first full-length, released this week on Drag City, guitarist Yonatan Gat says the band captured some of ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009
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    April 8, 2009

    2009 Westword Music Showcase headliners

    Recognize the dudes pictured above? If you do, then you're probably pretty stoked right now. That's right -- Built to Spill will be headlining this year's Showcase. Hold on. There's more... you know we always have more than one act on the mainstage, right? Well, how about some Mudhoney? (No, we're n ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 8 edition

    Here we go... Today in Backbeat Online: • Built to Spill, Mudhoney, the Fluid lead the 2009 Westword Music Showcase headliners. • Q&A with Reggie Youngblood of Black Kids. • Record Store Day preview: Flight of the Conchords take on a racist dragon. Today in Cafe Society: • Fork the recessi ... More >>

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    April 7, 2009

    Record Store Day preview: Vetiver continues a Sub Pop tradition

    Sub Pop has broken plenty of ground during its more than twenty years of existence. But even as bands on the imprint were shaking up the status quo, its Singles Club was keeping the era of the jukebox single alive -- and today, seven-inches by the likes of Nirvana, Mudhoney, the Fluid and many other ... More >>

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    July 28, 2008

    Live Review: Boss 302 with Primasonic and the Geds

    Photo: Tom Murphy Primasonic Boss 302 w/Primasonic and The Geds Saturday, July 26, 2008 3 Kings Tavern Better Than: Or rather, more fun than, a barrel full of monkeys. Primasonic had played a few songs by the time I got to 3 Kings and they were very much a different band than the outfit I had se ... More >>

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    June 19, 2008

    The Fluid

    Sub Pop's twentieth anniversary spurs this year's unlikeliest local band reunion.

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's James Clower

    James Clower's guitar helped fuel the Fluid, which is getting back together for a June 20 appearance at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for the facts). And he's also the player most eager for the band to keep going, as he makes clear in this revealing Q&A.

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's Garrett Shavlik

    Garrett Shavlik's drumming had loads to do with the success of the Fluid, a classic Denver band that's reuniting at the Bluebird Theater on June 20 (click here and here to get the skinny). And although he's lived in Seattle for around a decade at this point, his musical history and Denver's remain i ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's John Robinson

    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 >>

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    December 3, 2007

    Mudhoneyed Krautrock and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: This show review promises that Monotonix comes off like Mudhoney playing krautrock, which is high praise, indeed.

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    May 10, 2007

    Welcome

    Sirs
    Fat Cat

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    September 14, 2006

    Flying the Flannel

    Mudhoney still has a gift for the fuzz.

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    March 16, 2006

    Mudhoney

    Under a Billion Suns (Sub Pop)

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    September 29, 2005

    Les Hell on Heels

    Wednesday, October 5, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    August 25, 2005

    Grafton

    Tuesday, August 30, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-6000.

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    June 2, 2005

    The Melvins

    Mangled Demos From 1983 (Ipecac)

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    April 7, 2005

    RPG

    Fulltime (Arclight)

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    August 14, 2003

    Jane's Addiction

    Strays (Capitol)

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    November 14, 2002

    Mudhoney

    Since We've Become Translucent (Sub Pop)

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    March 21, 2002

    Hold the 'Fone

    Melding the synthetic with the traditional, Califone dials in the sound of the past. Will you accept the charges?

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    August 16, 2001

    Here's Mud in Your Ear

    Seattle's Mudhoney sometimes wonders what all the fuzz was about.

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    February 17, 2000

    The Rockfords

    The Rockfords
    (Sony/Epic)

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    October 29, 1998
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    April 30, 1998
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    April 9, 1998

    Let It Ride

    Silver Scooter glides down a familiar path but sounds good doing it.

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    October 16, 1997

    System's Abnormal

    K Records founder Calvin Johnson leads Dub Narcotic Sound System down the road less traveled.

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    October 19, 1994
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    May 4, 1994

    SPELLBOUNDWILL SPELL FINALLY PUT DENVER ON THE ROCK-MUSIC MAP? CASTING A SPELL

    HOW LOUD IS THIS BAND? LOUD ENOUGH TO BE HEARD NATIONWIDE.

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