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    April 14, 2014

    Photos: Yuri's Night blasts off at NORAD

    Fantastic Hosts, a nonprofit known for throwing wild, themed costume parties with artist-designed props, took over two floors at NORAD Dance Bar on Saturday night to celebrate the first flight into space, made by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin 53 years ago in 1961. Part of Yuri's Night, a worldwide ... More >>

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    December 6, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    EOTO started as a String Cheese Incident side project between Michael Travis and Jason Hann, a studio musician who also played with Dr. Dre and was a member of Isaac Hayes's band. Out of the practicality of the living situations of both musicians, EOTO began as more of an electronic project that ini ... More >>

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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 25, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    FRIDAY | TALE OF US at CLUSTER STUDIOS | 10/25/13 "Epic" is a word that gets thrown around so much it's practically lost its meaning. Yet in the case of Tale of Us, it's one of the few descriptors appropriate to what the Italian duo creates on stage. Carmine Conte and Matteo Milleri, the legends beh ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    JAMES HOLDEN @ NORAD | SAT, 10/11/13 James Holden has been a household name in tech house since 1999, when he released "Horizons" at the tender age of nineteen. Since then, he's gained recognition worldwide by launching the esteemed Border Community label in 2003 and using that platform to release i ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    The best EDM shows in Denver in October

    FRI | LOTUS at RED ROCKS | 10/4/13 The jazzy electronic quintet Lotus, known for its precisely timed improvisations during live shows, is celebrating its fourteenth year together. From incorporating video-game music to performing David Bowie tribute shows and playing Black Sabbath covers, Lotus has ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    FRI | LOTUS at RED ROCKS | 10/4/13 The jazzy electronic quintet Lotus, known for its precisely timed improvisations during live shows, is celebrating its fourteenth year together. From incorporating video-game music to performing David Bowie tribute shows and playing Black Sabbath covers, Lotus has ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    MANO LE TOUGH @ NORAD | SAT, 9/28/13 Mano Le Tough is a Berlin-based artist whose output ranges from sweeping, atmospheric house soundscapes to a more minalist slant on the techno side of things, with mechanical beats and melodies that evoke what you might hear if robots could write melancholy love ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    MIM0SA @ FOX THEATRE | SAT, 8/31/13 In just one short year, Tigran Mimosa went from bass-bombing Cervantes' and playing free shows at Boulder record stores to headlining the Fillmore. His album 58 Degrees showcases his drum-and-bass influences while hinting at his progression into a finer, more comp ... More >>

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    August 29, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver in September

    BIG GIGANTIC @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 9/28/13 Last year, Big Gigantic's show at Red Rocks was the best EDM show of the year, and that speaks volumes considering how many other shows there were to choose from. There feeling of hometown pride was simply unmistakable as the outfit went into "Colorado ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    DERRICK CARTER @ NORAD | FRI, 8/23/13 When fans of house music talk about Derrick Carter, they use words that might seem hyperbolic to those not in the know -- words like "legendary." But the truth is, every superlative that's used to describe the man is wholly appropriate. At age nine, he was alrea ... More >>

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    August 16, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    PRETTY LIGHTS @ RED ROCKS | FRI & SAT, 8/16-8/17 Returning to the Mile High City for his now-annual two-night run at Red Rocks, Pretty Lights maestro Derek Vincent Smith is bringing an album's worth of new music and a talented cast of characters to entertain the hometown crowd. On Friday, Pretty Lig ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    AMERICANARAMA @ FIDDLER'S GREEN | WEDS, 7/31/13 Sometimes when genre-specific festivals are put together, the bill gets padded with -- to put it charitably -- lesser-known artists. Fortunately, that's not the case with Americanarama, which features Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingha ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    TROPICOOL @ BAR STANDARD | FRI, 7/26/13 David La Melza's Tropicool project is a beautifully executed brand serving up feel-good, breezy disco-house tunes that also happen to be irresistibly catchy. Everything about the project, from the name to the pop-infused female vocals, is designed to remind yo ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    GLOBAL DANCE FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS | FRI, 7/19/13-SUN, 7/21/13 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 has expanded offerings to include acts like Beats Antique, EOTO, Big Gigantic and Empire o ... 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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    June 7, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    AUTHOR @ CERVANTES' MASTERPIECE BALLROOM | SAT, 6/8/13 As Author, Jack Sparrow and Ruckspin -- two dubstep producers that hail from the U.K. -- produce haunting melodies and captivating rhythms layered with just the right amount of glitchy bass and distortion. The result is totally worth hearing liv ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    The ten best EDM shows in Denver in June

    DADA LIFE @ 2013 WESTWORD MUSIC SHOWCASE | SAT, 6/22 The craze surrounding Dada Life is well deserved. The act knows how to throw the wildest party in the EDM game. Banana suits, inflatable champagne bottles, champagne showers and stage diving are just some of craziness that comes with this duo. Cou ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    The ten best concerts to see in Denver this week

    TURBONEGRO @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 5/20/13 In 1989, when Norwegian band Turbonegro got together, it was clearly fueled by a love of Alice Cooper and acts like Hanoi Rocks and the Stooges. You can hear the influence in songs like "Sell Your Body (To the Night)," which features an obvious guitar-riff n ... 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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    April 19, 2013

    Maya Jane Coles on her quick rise in America

    One of electronic music's fastest rising young stars, Maya Jane Coles has become a major phenomenon over the last two years. Just 25 years old, the Londoner has been recognized as one of the hottest DJs on the planet by everyone from Rolling Stone to Resident Advisor and she has performed at major f ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    GREEN VELVET @ BETA | SAT, 4/13/13 Curtis Alan Jones created the Green Velvet persona to head up his deejaying gigs, and in the early 1990s, his productions (including "The Stalker" and "Preacher Man") gained the attention of dance fiends all over the world. The Chicago house legend has been refinin ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013
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    March 7, 2013
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    March 1, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    GRIZ @ OGDEN THEATRE | FRI, 3/1/13 Grant Kwiecinski grew up in Detroit, the American breeding ground for finer electronic music, and home to the Detroit Electronic Music Festival. Having been mentored through classes with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Kwiecinski found his sound in the alto saxopho ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend: Carlo Lio, Ott & the All-Seeing I and more

    We're right in that lull between three-day weekends, and we almost can't comprehend waiting until Washington's birthday to have another Monday off. Thankfully, the weekends in this city always provide plenty of distraction, and this one is no different: On our Dance Card this time around, you'll fin ... More >>

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    February 5, 2013

    Mid-March local EDM festival, the Denver Winter Showcase, adds third night of music

    Great news for discerning dance-music fans: The Denver Winter Showcase -- slated to take place on the weekend of March 14-16 at Beta Nightclub, NORAD and Opal Restaurant and Lounge -- has added a third day of music to its schedule. Conceived as an alternative to mainstream EDM festivals, Denver Wint ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend: Diplo, Terry Mullan, RJD2, Moguai and more

    Well, look at that: Once again, you made it to the weekend, and that kind of hard work and dedication deserves to be rewarded. Why not treat yourself to some tunes and a little healthy insanity unleashed on the dancefloor? After all, when Monday comes around, you'll be glad you made the decision to ... More >>

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    January 18, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend: Pan-Pot, Prefuse 73, Bad Boy Bill, Tommy Lee and more

    Are you ready for this weekend? Are you sure? Because there's a lot on this weekend's Dance Card, from tech-house darlings Pan-Pot to the illustrious and always brilliant Prefuse 73 to the persistent house stylings of Bad Boy Bill. Tommy Lee from Motley Crue, meanwhile, will be drumming up a set at ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013
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    December 31, 2012

    The ten best New Year's Eve shows in Denver

    Wow! Has 2012 really already come to a close? If you are anything like us, you might be relieved, but either way, you're ready to start the new year. That doesn't mean this year shouldn't end on a good note (pun fully intended). With that in mind, we've compiled a list of the ten best shows with whi ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Weekend's best dance music: Alex Celler, Kill the Noise, EOTO, Tone of Arc and more

    If you feel like dancing this week, boy have you come to the right place. There's a unreal number of enticing options, and we've got the full rundown for you, from Alex Celler and Kill the Noise tonight at Beta to EOTO tomorrow night at the Fillmore, Tone of Arc and much, much more. The Dance Card i ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012
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    October 23, 2012

    10 video games set in Colorado

    Today's release date for Forza Horizon for Xbox, which takes place entirely in Colorado, got us thinking: In over forty years of video-game history, there had to have been a few other games set in the Centennial State. Little did we know, a veritable mountain of electronic entertainment has depicte ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Denver dance community rallies to raise funds for promoter Scott Christensen this weekend

    This weekend, Christian Martin is coming to NORAD Dance Bar. And while this was noteworthy enough to us to feature Martin's appearance in this week's Scratchin the Surface, if you ask NORAD owner Preston Douglas, there's a bigger, much more important reason to head to his club this weekend. A few we ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012
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    August 10, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: Thievery Corporation, DJ Craze, Manik and more

    Ah, yes, the work week is coming to a close. Time to party and dance yourself silly -- some of us here already have a head start. Don't judge. We're simply following the decree passed down by the all knowing metal god Ratt (Dance! Dance! Dance!). Anyhow, where were we? Oh yeah, dancing. Tons of stuf ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Denver's five best small dance clubs

    See Also: - The ten best green rooms in Denver and Boulder - Photos: Whomp Truck on Santa Fe - Denver's ten biggest hipster bars Denver offers a lot when it comes to dance clubs, but lately, we've seen an influx in boutique sized places popping up all over town. Club-goers looking to avoid the mass ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Weekend's best nightlife: Bass Kleph, Fred Everything, James What, Two Fresh and more

    See Also: - Review: Kaskade at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 8/1/12 - Global Dancers, animated GIFs - Global Dance Festival's ten best drops - Global Dance Festival's ten most overplayed songs - People of Global Dance Festival 2012 Aww yeah! It's the weekend! Y'all ready? Better grab your dance shoes. It ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, DJ ESP, Jonn Hawley and more

    See Also: - Justin Martin Q&A: "Everything is crazy right now...the scene has really exploded" Justin Martin is coming into town tonight with fellow Dirtybird artist Claude VonStroke, kicking off an insane night and fabulous weekend with DJ ESP (aka Woody McBride), Jonn Hawley and more. Page down ... 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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    July 6, 2012

    Weekend's best nightlife: Sascha Dive, Danny Daze, Paul Oakenfold, Peter Black and more

    See Also: Q&A with Peter Black Q&A with Porter Robinson Aw, yeah, weekend's here! There's a heady mix of local and international talent brewing on the dance scene this weekend, including Peter Black's official retirement party and tunes by Porter Robinson, Danny Daze, Sascha Dive and Paul Oakenfol ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: Sasha, Stacey Pullen, Pezzner, Z-Trip and more

    Talk about some big talent: This weekend, you've got options to check out Sasha, Stacey Pullen, Pezzner, Z-Trip, Gabriel and Dresden and more...more...more! Have fun figuring out where to put your dance shoes this weekend:

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    June 8, 2012

    Weekend's best nightlife: Lipgloss, So What!, Damn Gurl, Perc, Zuk, Lazer Sword and more

    Drink your water, kids. You're gonna wanna stay plenty hydrated if you're going to be getting down this weekend. The nightlife is red hot in the Mile High City: There are tons of fresh parties, including the first Lipgloss party at Beauty Bar, a special one-night-only edition of So What! at La Rumba ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    New club alert: NORAD Dance Bar to open next month in the space currently occupied by 2200

    Since being transformed into a nightclub from a coffeehouse, the tan building on the corner of 22nd and Champa Street has been known by many names over the years: Club Evolution, the Loft, Club Ra, Gallery 22 and, most recently, 2200. This Saturday, May 19, the club will be rechristened once again a ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, December 5 edition

    Join us for a few cups of blog. Today in Cafe Society: • Izakaya Den (pictured) joins the lunch bunch. • What Denver restaurants would you recommend to Food & Wine? • Charlie Master could be getting back in the game. • Candy Girls sink their teeth into Flake and Curly Wurly bars. Today in ... More >>

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