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    November 4, 2014

    Alan Jackson, OK Go, Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks Shows Announced

    As part of the 25th anniversary of his Keepin' It Country Tour, Alan Jackson headlines Red Rocks on Sunday, May 17 with Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark opening the show. Tickets ($25-$79.50) go on sale on Friday, November 7 at 10 a.m. OK Go, who just released another insanely inventive video, will be a ... More >>

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    August 8, 2014

    The Fourteen Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

    This weekend's best shows include rapper Redman releasing a new album poolside in RiNo, Xiu Xiu bringing its newest noise to Larimer Lounge and "Jessie's Girl" to Fiddler's Green. There are plenty of other good ones in the next couple days -- the rest of our picks for the weekend are below.

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    May 6, 2014

    Beck, Conor Oberst and more Denver concerts on sale this weekend

    It's been a hell of long time since Beck played these parts. Now touring in support of his new album, Morning Phase, which he's called a companion piece to 2002's Sea Change, Beck headlines Red Rocks on Friday, August 15. General admission and reserved tickets ($49.95-$57.50) go on sale on Friday, M ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Amanda Berg Wilson

    #39: Amanda Berg Wilson. Amanda Berg Wilson is a juggler of great energy, who came to Boulder from Chicago, where she helped found the interdisciplinary performance group Striding Lion. And when she moved to Colorado, she brought with her an adventurously playful breath of creative fresh air. Once ... More >>

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    February 5, 2012

    Super Bowl commercials: Elton John, Flavor Flav, Echo and the Bunnymen and more

    See also: Top 5 Greatest Super Bowl halftime shows and Video: M.I.A. flips off Super Bowl audience during halftime show So we all know that half the fun of watching the Super Bowl is seeing all the commercials. If you missed them for whatever reason -- your loud mouth buddy was yapping about this ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Kelly Clarkson returns, Katy Perry loses top spot and more: A full breakdown of this week's charts

    "Mr. Know It All" is no "Since U Been Gone," but it will sell quite well.​Kelly Clarkson is back. Again. After disappearing from the pop-music scene following her massive hit album Breakaway, then returning with the Clive Davis-hated project My December, then returning again with "My Life Woul ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    VH1's Pop-Up Returns! Here are the first five videos we want to see them tackle

    ​Between 1996 and 2003, VH1 ran the Beavis and Butthead for old-people, otherwise known as, Pop-Up. If you're too young to remember it or if you were like many of us and too poor for cable, the premise was that they'd take a music video and add additional, fact-based commentary via pop-ups.

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    May 3, 2011

    Wilco, Odd Future, Kid Cudi: Who needs a label when you can just start your own?

    Wilco's got its own label now, Kid Cudi has Wicked Awesome Records, and Odd Future just launched Odd Future Records. Everyone seems to be moving away from the old model, where the majors handled everything, and have opted to do their own thing. Of course, it's all a bit of a misnomer: While all thes ... More >>

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    March 18, 2011

    Kegs N Eggs is quickly becoming the Denver St. Patrick's day tradition for the early-rising, hard-drinking crowd

    OK Go. ​Have you ever heard a band cover "Ace of Spades" at 8 a.m.? If you were one of the few hundred or so people packed into Lodo's Bar and Grill at 19th and Market yesterday, you can proudly answer yes. If you remember it.

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    February 17, 2011

    360-degree music video from Craig Wedren blows that Black Eyed Peas app out of the water

    ​Just a few weeks ago we talked about the Black Eyed Peas' 360 degree music video, and subsequently, how disappointing it was, being that it was being presented by Black Eyed Peas and all. Thankfully, ex-Shudder to Think vocalist Craig Wedren went ahead and took the bulk of their idea and did ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    OK Go deliver another new snazzy, sure-to-go-viral video for "White Knuckles"

    The new OK Go video for "White Knuckles" is premiering today, on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, but you don't have to wait (or watch Ellen) -- we've got you covered. Like its past batch of videos. this new one is clever, funny and shot in one continuous take. You will like it. You will send it to all o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Gogol Bordello, DeVotchKa, Interpol, Railroad Earth shows announced

    ​Gogol Bordello, who shared a headlining bill with Primus at Red Rocks last week, returns to the area for a two-night stand at the Boulder Theater on Wednesday and Thursday, October 27 and 28. Tickets for this one range between $36 and $41 and go on sale on Friday, August 27 at 10 a.m. The gyp ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of March 8, 2010

    ​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?" So 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 ... More >>

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    March 2, 2010

    This Just In: Pavement, Public Image Limited, Sting shows announced

    Marcus Roth​It was a hell of a week for show announcements, including rock legends, reunion tours and bit of everything in between. One of the most anticipated tours of the year is Pavement, who played its first show in a decade in New Zealand yesterday (photo of the setlist of that show here) ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    OK Go's Damian Kulash weighs in on viral marketing

    There was an interesting op-ed in the New York Times this weekend by OK Go's lead vocalist Damian Kulash that dealt with his label's inability to update their business model to incorporate YouTube. It's worth a read for his insiders perspective, even if it's a problem most of the Internet has been c ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of February 8, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    Vampire Weekend top seller at Albums on the Hill

    ​Vampire Weekend's sophomore effort, Contra, released last week on XL, grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill for the week ending January 17. The reissue of Ween's The Pod came in second, while OK Go's latest, Of the Blue Colour of the Sky, released last week on Capitol, nabbed the third spot. ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 11, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    OK Go gives the world the OK to help its new video (ahem) Go viral.

    Remember yesterday when we wrote about OK Go and heaped praise on the LA-by-way-of-Chiago act for evading obscurity once again with yet another clever new video -- you know, the one with the marching bands and all that? Seems we weren't the only ones completely aghast that the video couldn't be ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Moving Pictures: OK Go evades obscurity once again with another cool video

    Video killed the radio star, eh? Pshaw! More like video made the radio star. Ask the lads from OK Go. You remember them, right? Affable group of guys from Chicago, had a few moderately catchy tunes, played Monolith last year? Hmm... still kind of drawing a blank? ​All right. How about this: ... More >>

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    September 15, 2009

    Monolith 2009: The Ten Best Photos

    Joe Tone​ As the Guy Who Sits in the Media Tent and Updates Our Live Music Fest Coverage, there are two perks to my job: 1. Proximity to free food. 2. Opportunity to pick which photos we use in our slideshows and live-review blogs. Monolith, like Mile High before it, served up scores of ph ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    The Mars Volta and Yeah Yeah Yeahs to headline Monolith

    Update: Just in case you haven't been keeping tabs, this year's Monolith line-up has been shaping up rather nicely. On May 18, the masterminds of Monolith began revealing the line-up for the third annual two-day indie-centric music festival every two hours on Twitter and Facebook. Some folks found t ... More >>

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    June 22, 2009

    Get Monolith tickets without fees

    Update: Early bird tickets are gone. If you snoozed, you losed (yes, we know that's not a word, but "lost" didn't rhyme). On a related note, Monolith, which added Chromeo to the line-up last week, earned a nod from Outside Magazine as one of the best summer music fests. Yay, Monolith!For a limited ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Frank Black shows annouced

    The Flaming Lips know all about putting on a hell of a show, and the Monolith Festival gig at Red Rocks in 2007 was one most phenomenal things to happen to that venue in the last few years. Lets hope for a repeat performance when the Lips return to Red Rocks Sunday, August 23 with Explosions in the ... More >>

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    October 18, 2007


    Meet Chicago’s latest pop-rock pleasure.

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    March 8, 2007

    Cred Sheet

    What you need to know to be in the know.

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    March 1, 2007

    OK Go

    There’s plenty of smarts behind this outfit’s stupidity.

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    October 13, 2005

    The Divorce

    Wednesday, October 19, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    August 25, 2005

    OK Go

    Oh No (Capitol)

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    July 25, 2002