HAVOK @ MARQUIS THEATER | FRI, 6/21/13 Hot on the heels of its European tour with Cephalic Carnage, Suffocation and Fallujah, Havok is preparing for the release its new album, Unnatural Selection, next Tuesday, June 25. The ten-track album, the band's fourth release overall and the followup to 2011' ... More >>
THE HEAD AND THE HEART @ MAGNESS ARENA | SAT, 5/25/13 Formed in Seattle in 2009, this project started out playing open mics and within a year after playing countless shows, the Head and the Heart independently released its debut album. The band, whose self-titled album came out on Sub Pop in 2011, i ... More >>
Neil Halstead was one of the guitarists and singers in pioneering shoegaze and ambient band Slowdive in the late '80s and early '90s. Taking guitar sounds and often blurring the sonic signature with synths through creative use of delay pedals and loops, Slowdive was more of a dream-pop band through ... More >>
Hell yeah! It's finally Friday! Welcome to the weekend! Feel like tossing back a few cold ones and seeing some live music? You've come to the right place. There's an overwhelming number of outstanding shows for you to check out this weekend. We've got all of them listed in our concert calendar if yo ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Whoo freaking hoo! Another stacked one on tap. Tons of options no matter your flavor. We've got Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, Tyga and more at KS 107.5's Summer Jam, Big Head Todd and the Monsters's annual sojourn to Red Rocks, a parade of imports, including Destroyer, Sarah Jaffe, ... More >>
Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Been a long week, and now you're about to get to enjoy a long weekend. As always, a plethora of enticing options this weekend and it's another good mix: Tonight, a trio of local release parties featuring Signal Path, Mancub and Rockie kick things into gear, along wit ... More >>
LUCINDA WILLIAMS at PARAMOUNT | 11/12/11About a halfway through Lucinda Williams' two-hour set on Saturday night, it felt somebody hit a switch at the Paramount Theatre and all the sudden the place was electrified. For the first hour, the crowd of mostly middle-aged folks sat fairly complacen ... More >>
Eliza SohnEmil Amos of Holy Sons Emil Amos is part experimental rock musician and part philosopher poet. Amos is a champion of stripping away the layers of conditioning we accept as payment for being part of a mainstream society that demands obedience to arbitrary rules of identity and what ... More >>
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week.
Be there or be square!
Marianne Dissard and Naïm Amor speak the international language.
The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.
Bright Channel's astral exploration finally takes off.
Two great mix tapes to get you rollin' and rockin'.
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists find that just a spoonful of anger helps the medicine go down.
Spoon and Rafter(4AD)
Paul Weller, the mod heavyweight champion of the world, weighs in with Illumination.
From punk to folk, poetry to prose, Patrick Porter is a voice of unease.
Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval warms up to a new project.
It's Hard to Find a Friend (Jade Tree)
The sultry Brit-poppers of Cousteau go deep.
As Badly Drawn Boy, Damon Gough colors outside the lines.
Conor Oberst sees the world through Bright Eyes.
Former Archers of Loaf frontman Eric Bachmann exchanges indie cred for songcraft.
(V2 Music, Ltd.)
Brilliant Concert Numbers
(Old Gold Records)
Backwash gets caught up in merger mania!
Edith Frost creates music that fits the season perfectly.
Do the members of Morcheeba make trip-hop? No--they make music.
Red House Painter Mark Kozelek wants you to know that he isn't suicidal.
On his own, Mike Johnson sounds nothing like his main band, Dinosaur Jr.
Neil Halstead on the moody, desolate sound of Mojave 3.
SEBADOH'S LOU BARLOW GOES BEYOND LO-FI.