PURITY RING @ GOTHIC THEATRE | MON, 4/8/13 Purity Ring came together when Megan James and Corin Roddick started writing electronic songs together after having served as touring members of experimental pop band Born Gold. Rather than rushing to put out material, this duo has spent the last couple of ... More >>
CHURCHILL @ OGDEN THEATRE | 3/8/13 Outside of its stint at KTCL's Not So Silent Night back in December, Churchill has kept a rather low profile locally since its pair of headlining shows at the Bluebird back in September. That was right after the band had been picked up by A&M/Octone. Since then, t ... More >>
Thirteen years and a hundred school shootings later, why is Hollywood still obsessed with this one?
This week's feature, "The Columbine Effect," reports on the controversy over a proposed miniseries about the shootings at Columbine -- and the way filmmakers have made use of the tragedy to advance various agendas of their own. But references to Columbine in indie films and documentaries, however up ... More >>
Sunday, September 4, Ogden Theatre, 303-832-1874.
Held down by the Billie Holiday-channeling vocals of Erin Austin, OK Sweetheart (performing tonight at the Meadowlark with Megan Burtt, Jamie Mefford, Teresa Storch and Chris Webb) offers a comforting blend of vintage tones and straightforward pop music. The band's moniker -- which is short f ... More >>
It has been a long journey for Civil Twilight -- from South Africa to Los Angeles to Nashville, the band has been towing its sweeping, piano-heavy rock compositions along for more than a decade. Even if the band's moniker isn't immediately familiar, its big sound, which has been featured on s ... More >>
An e-mailer who read "The Debut of News on the Deuce: Were They Trying to Make It So Funny?," a blog published earlier today, took note of another massive glitch on Channel 2 last night that I'd stumbled upon but then forgotten amid all the botches that afflicted the launch of the station's 7 p.m. n ... More >>
Once upon a time not all that long ago, Denver seemed like it was isolated from the rest of the world, with musicians making great music that, with a few notable exceptions, the rest of the world just wasn't privy to. (Granted, some of the more cynical among us still contend that's still the case.) ... More >>
This just in: TV is the new radio. Another area artist has had a song placed on One Tree Hill, the CW network's benchmark teen serial. When Tim Hanauer's new tune, "Miss," airs this Monday, January 12, he will join a growing list of local luminaries whose songs have already aired, Dan Craig, Born in ... More >>
The death of Channel 2's 5:30 p.m. newscast, which will occur following Friday's edition, shouldn't shock anyone. In "Channels 2 and 31 Mix It Up in Denver," an October Message column about the new partnership between these longtime rivals, Dennis Leonard, the vice president and general manager of C ... More >>
Betcha can almost taste that dead bird... Today in Backbeat Online: • "Anthem" by Born in the Flood (pictured) climbs One Tree Hill. • The Flobots score a Music Choice nomination. • The release of Frank Zappa's Lumpy Money is delayed. • Thirteen things that took less time than Guns N' Roses ... More >>
This past Monday, Dan Craig joined the ranks of Reed Foehl, the Trampolines, Redline Defiance, Angie Stevens and a handful of other local acts who've had their music licensed to various shows on the small screen. Craig's song, "Further to Fall" appeared on the latest episode of One Tree Hill thanks ... More >>
The Big Gig, with the Offspring, Paramore, Dropkick Murphys, Flobots, Spill Canvas, Dropping Daylight, Skyfox Saturday, July 26 Fiddler's Green The 2007 version of KTCL's signature event suffered from many of the standard drawbacks associated with summer festivals: extreme heat, pacing problems, te ... More >>
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
From the week of 9/13/2007
Let the spirit move you.
The top WTF moments of 2005.
With plenty of gore and even more bore, House of Wax can't hold a candle to the original.