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  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Adam Sank on Last Comic Standing and performing at nudist retreats

    Adam Sank is a nationally reknown comedian who has appeared on Last Comic Standing and VH1's Best Week Ever. In June, Sank debuted his one-man cabaret show Mama, I Want to Sing Showtunes: A One 'Mo Show to sell out crowds, with another run planned for august. Westword caug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Q&A: Ukulele Loki on performing at Red Rocks, his influences and a new EP

    Ukulele Loki's Gadabout Orchestra. Aaron Johnson is pictured far right.Aaron Johnson has a lot on his plate right now. He teaches fifth-graders by day, and by night he's taking classes to get certified in teaching English as a Second Language. He's also a Geeks Who Drink quizmaster. But tonight? Ton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    How to pick the best Internet how-to video on Myspace Scene Hair

    Big teasing with Al Asphyxiated​Oh, hey guys. What's up? Your friend MySpace 2006 here, and I want to tell you about a phenomenon I started called "Scene Hair." Apparently, this internet-memorable fashion statement still exists today (despite the fact that the 2011 version of me has become so slow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Next Big Sound: Billboard's new "Social 50" chart powered by Boulder music startup

    ​In October, we profiled the Boulder start-up Next Big Sound, which seemed poised to shake the struggling music industry by using social media sites like MySpace, Facebook and Twitter to discover break-out bands. Now that Billboard has unveiled its new "Social 50" chart powered by Next Big Sou ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2010
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    August 25, 2010

    5 great opening lines for making friends with music

    ​Music isn't just a great way to fill your head with rhythmic/melodic noises. It's also a powerful social lubricant, second perhaps only to alcohol in its power to bring people together and help you make new friends. Some of our best/most lasting relationships have been forged over the fires ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Hearsay Bits: Chain Gang of 1974 streaming new album, Battleship Agenda on hunt for new singer, Enemy Reign breaks in new bassist

    Luca Venter​ The Chain Gang of 1974 has finally completed work on its new album, White Guts, slated for release on Tuesday, April 27. Impatient like us and don't feel like waiting that long to hear it? No worries. Head on over to the hi-dive next Friday, April 16 (with former Chain Gang drumm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Tickle Me Pink previews songs from new EP

    ​ Tickle Me Pink, due at the Black Sheep and Marquis Theater this weekend, has put the finishing touches on its next platter, On Your Way Down. The three-song EP, produced by Matthew Hager and mixed by Jason Livermore at the Blasting Room, isn't due out until Tuesday, May 18, but you can hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Q&A with Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low

    Adam Elmakias​Sleeping with band dudes doesn't make you famous." The words scrawl across a closed door after the stock "band slut" walks in behind the drummer in All Time Low's new video for "Weightless." Just a few years back, the four Baltimore-based post-punkers wouldn't have known anything abo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    The Rapture is Coming: Lift Off weekend at Copper Mountain starts Friday

    Photo: Pete O'Brien, via TetonGravity.com Dylan Hood, fakie to fakie cork 7, TGR "RE: Session"​Copper Mountain is doing its opening Lift Off! weekend up right this weekend, November 6-7, with the premiere of the new Teton Gravity Research flick RE: Session on Friday and a screening of Matchstick P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Preview the Epilogues new release

    ​This Friday, the Epilogues will be returning home from tour with the Photo Atlas and both bands are celebrating with a dual CD release show at the Marquis. But if this impending event has you jumping up and down with anticipation, relax -- you don't have to wait to hear at least some of the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Candy Claws featured on Pitchfork's Forkcast

    Otem Rellik​Wonder if the MySpace page belonging to Candy Claws has seen a significant spike in the past two days. We're guessing that it has. Around this time yesterday, "Catamaran," a track from the outfit's latest effort, In the Dream of Sea Life, which has been remastered and is slated to be r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    KMFDM in-store signing at FashioNation this Friday

    ​German industrial-dance darlings KMFDM are coming to FashioNation Friday, October 9, for a two-hour, in-store CD signing and fan meet and greet. We have a special place in our once black heart for these scowling Germans -- in a roundabout way, they paved the way for us to become dance music o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    3 Kings needs your songs about weed and pinball

    ​The folks at 3 Kings Tavern are in the process of updating their jukebox and they need your help. They're creating a couple of mix CDs based around the timeless subjects of weed and pinball, and they're soliciting input on what to include. The request includes the plea to, "Please keep hippie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Q&A with Kyle Evans of Breathe Carolina

    Those Breathe Carolina boys sure are colorful. It started out as a simple phone interview for a feature commemorating Breathe Carolina's participation in this year's Warped Tour, which rolls into Invesco Field at Mile High on Sunday, August 9. But it turned into something considerably more unexpect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 5 edition

    The Breathe boys.​Who's gonna clean up this mess? Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with Kyle Evans of Breathe Carolina. • Q&A with Krispy Kream of the Knux. • Tip sheet: Meet Shel, our new favorite band. • A first look at Pictureplane's new video. • MP3 Freeloader: Joy Subtraction. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Fight Spider with Spider is reading my mind

    Finally, a band has emerged that combines my love of experimental improvisation and dub with my love for spiders (seriously, I love the creepy little bastards). The brilliantly named Fight Spider with Spider lists David Lynch and John Zorn amongst its influences, has an instrumental credit for "mad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Q&A with Reggie Youngblood of Black Kids

    In an interview for a Westword profile in advance of an April 15 Oriental Theater gig with Mates of State and Judgement Day, Reggie Youngblood, lead singer and songwriter for Black Kids, talked at length about his buzzy band and plenty more. Get into his head after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Flier of the Week: Henchmen and Royal Dead at Cervantes'

    For reminding me of the Golden Age of movie lobby posters, this flier for local promoter Zombie Rock's show tomorrow night at Cervantes' has earned the nod for flier of the week. Its bold, stark colors, simple, line-illustrated style and suggestion of unspeakable horror proved to be an irresistible ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    BDRMPPL 7-inch hand delivered by BDRMPRSN

    In what has to be one of the most creative, clever and possibly insane marketing stunts I've ever witnessed, the BDRMPPL have promised to hand-deliver their latest release, a split 7-inch with fellow electro-nutjob Pictureplane, to anyone in Denver who wants it. And all this for the low, low price o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Sneak peek: the Still City's new album

    Better get some gloves on, folks: This one's so hot off the presses that it's literally still cooling as we post this. We've just been blessed with a brand-new, super-exclusive (it isn't even posted on the band's MySpace page yet) track from the Still City's as-yet-titled forthcoming record, which t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    That John Common is something else, isn't he?

    All right, so this is a new one. While most bands are content to promote their shows by sending out MySpace bulletins or posting fliers around town, leave it to John Common to come at it from a completely different angle. To spread the word about a show at the Oriental on Friday, February 20, from h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    From Blonde to Black: When DJs Attack

    On Monday night, while I was enjoying the turntable stylings of DJ Hot to Death (aka the Monolith Music Festival's Matt Fecher) and those of his co-horts for the evening, Heather Powell Browne (writer of the "I Am Fuel, You Are Friends" music blog), and Nathan and Patrick Meese at the Larimer Lounge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    You got your video games in my music

    This weekend I stumbled across this story about the convergence of video games and music in our sister paper the Phoenix New Times, and really enjoyed it. I'm quite pleased that two of my great loves -- video games and music -- are coming together in so many ways, both underground and mainstream. M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Binge and purge

    On the third day of an alcohol, caffeine, fat and sugar binge in the name of the winter solstice and some folks' savior, I'm feeling lethargic, unhealthy, dirty and startlingly unattractive. This is the stuff New Year's resolutions are made of. All I want to do is eat raw foods, spend four hours in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Swallow Hill is calling the next generation of Denver bands

    Just heard that Swallow Hill Music Association is sponsoring a contest for middle and high school age songwriters. They're soliciting recordings of original works on tape, CD or DVD of acoustic and electric acts from one to four members. Winners will play their songs at a special concert at Swallow ... More >>

  • Music

    November 27, 2008

    The Ghost Inside

    Sunday, November 30, Marquis Theater, 303-292-0805.

  • Music

    October 23, 2008
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    June 26, 2008

    The Classic Crime

    Saturday, June 28, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008

    MySpace? More Like OurSpace, Suckas. Denver Music Represents.

    Whoa! Did y'all happen to catch a glimpse of who's being touted on MySpace's music page today? Both 3OH!3 and Flobots are featured prominently: The former is previewing tracks from its forthcoming album, Want, while the latter is the subject of the site's Who Knew feature. To paraphrase Pete Wentz a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    Dudes! Day Three, Part One

    In celebrity-starved Denver, it's no surprise that the PleasuresDudes have parlayed their late-night TV ads for a local adult-store chain into a certain star status peopled with parties and porn stars. But thanks to the web, the Dudes have gone global – and their fame earned them an invitation to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    WTF? Vices I Admire Down a Bassist

    Bass players and drummers, man. What is it about bass players and drummers? I've never been able to hold on to one. Ever. Actually, that's probably more on me than them, if you want to know the truth. I'm what I would call a perfectionist -- and what other musicians would probably call a hack. As an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    Redline Defiance Breaks Up... or Not

    Redline Defiance is dunzo. Or not, depending on what you've heard. "REDLINE DEFIANCE QUIT! NO LONGER A BAND!" reads a blind post on the band's myspace page. That post was followed by a more in-depth pronouncement from guitarist Emerson Willis that was sent out to the band's mailing list...

  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Class of 2008

    There are a dozen artists worth keeping an eye on this year. Here are the first six.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2008

    Fray To Test New Songs at the Bluebird

    Alright, I'm as positive as Jamie Lynn Spear's pregnancy test that tix for this thing are going to be gone quicker than a free flat screen on Craigslist, but I figured I'd put it out there for you just in case the Fray isn't one of your friends on MySpace, where word of a trio of intimate hometown s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008

    Handler It

    Chelsea Handler is a one-woman comic powerhouse. The last time I spoke to her, she talked about why babies suck, why flying can be fun, her latest work and how much she doesn't like Cleveland (don't worry, Denverites -- she says of our fair city: "I had the best time there. It’s small, it’s not ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2007
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    September 13, 2007
  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    Across Tundras

    Full Moon Blizzard
    Self-released

  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Maris the Great

    Has Denvers favorite undead flesh-eater really come back to life?

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    On the Download

    Linking you to the best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives.

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Greeley Estates

    Wednesday, February 7, Black Sheep, Colorado Springs, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2007

    Woman's Best Friend

    The only messages Marshall gets on his MySpace page are from nubile, barely-legal girls who would like nothing better than to get to know Marshall. Some of them are horny. Some of them are lonely. Some send their Yahoo! instant message or MSN Messenger IDs so that Marshall can talk to them in real t ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    It Was Free Cuz I Stole It

    The year in unfair shares.

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Celebration

    Friday, December 15, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Misery Signals

    Thursday, November 16, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Free Love!

    Why should a pastor pay for gay sex when men in Denver are already on their knees?

  • Music

    October 12, 2006

    Darkest Hour

    Tuesday, October 17, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    Snowden

    Sunday, September 17, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Hawthorne Heights

    Sunday, February 27, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

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