The Black Keys returned to Denver last night and took over the Pepsi Center for an hour of pop-infused rock and blues. The Black Keys have rocketed from playing small clubs to playing arenas in the past couple of years, mostly driven by the highly deserved success of their 2010 album Brothers. There ... More >>
Ah, yes, Sunday morning coming down. I believe that's how Kris Kristofferson once described the tail end of an epic bender, what, with no way to hold his head in a way that didn't ache and what have you. Hopefully you didn't go too hard the past two days; there's still one day of great music to look ... More >>
See Also: - Four reasons Lollapalooza needs EDM - Enjoy these dance-move GIFs from Global Dance Festival - Ten Coachella dance-move GIFs to make you feel good about yourself This past weekend's running of Lollapalooza in Chicago was intense. The heat, the monsoon-like storm on Saturday, and even t ... More >>
BLACK KEYS @ 1STBANK CENTER See Also: • Slide show: Black Keys at the 1STBANK Center • Q&A with Nick O'Malley of Arctic Monkeys • The Black Keys at Fox Theatre, 7/20/09 A clear sign that shit is about to get real: Patrick Carney takes off his glasses and gets straight to it. The lanky drumm ... More >>
Erin AlgiereTonight at the Bluebird, Tennis is celebrating the release of its second record, Young & Old, by playing a hometown show with Mike Marchant, Samurai Buck and Moon Tides. In advance of the Valentine's Day release of the Patrick Carney-produced platter, we caught up with the band ab ... More >>
Despite the pointed assertion of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney that rock music is dying because of Nickelback, the genre still appears to be selling quite well. Granted, not quite as well as hip-hop or pop, but it's still kicking. In a recent Rolling Stone cover story, Carney is quoted as sayin ... More >>
Have you seen the new Tennis video yet? It premiered a few days ago on RollingStone.com, and the lyrics (and the accompanying video) are reportedly inspired by a Shirley Jackson novel titled We Have Always Lived in a Castle. You familiar? Neither were we. Luckily, our trusty friend Wikipedia ... More >>
Nearly a year after Tennis released its debut, Cape Dory, the act is set to release its sophomore album, Young and Old, on February 14 on Fat Possum. In advance of the album, which is produced by Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney, Forrest Family Records is releasing the seven-inch single "Ori ... More >>
Knoxville's Royal Bangs (playing tonight at the Larimer Lounge with Hindershot and Spires) knows the power of a three-piece. Beginning as one, growing into a quintet, and now back to band life as trio, the dudes still manage to create plenty of electronic-infused punkishness on its latest rel ... More >>
Thursday, June 3, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Maxwell BLACKsummers' night (Columbia) Eight years have passed since Now, Maxwell's previous album. Fortunately, though, he's lost none of his musical sophistication, and he remains in possession of an impressively wide-ranging skill set -- one that allows him to achieve most, if not all, of ... More >>
Kiernan Maletsky The Black Keys, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons Friday, July 17 The Fox Better Than:Engine oil under your fingernails, sweat running down your back and your car in good working order once again. Zero frills. A white drum kit with two toms and three cymbals, a bag of extra sticks h ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray See photos of Day One's fans on the slideshow page. It's here: The second edition of the Mile High Music Fest is underway, and our gaggle of writers and photogs are shvitzing their way around the grounds to bring you ongoing, as-close-to-live-as-my-fingers-allow coverage of Denver ... More >>
Wednesday, April 9, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Thickfreakness (Fat Possum)