Craig Hlavaty I've had satellite radio in my life since Christmas. Nothing is better than falling asleep on the couch on a Saturday afternoon after a big fat lunch with Willie's Roadhouse playing; waking up every few hours to piss during a Ray Price cut and then falling back to sleep. What I love t ... More >>
Walt Pourier is the visionary behind the "ONE Gathering -- Skate for Life" event, which will ramp up Saturday at the Denver Skatepark. Drawing hundreds of young Native Americans from across Colorado and beyond, the Gathering will expose them to positive, community-building activities that celebrate ... More >>
Losing Them All to This Time
Latenight Weeknight Records
I've seen probably upwards of seven million shows in my lifetime, give or take five or six. In all that time, there's been a ton that I'm grateful for having the chance to have seen -- Mars Volta at Tulagi, the Killers at the Larimer Lounge, an unreal triple bill at the Coliseum featuring Pea ... More >>
In recent years, there's been a parade of artists refusing to license their tracks, whether it's been for use in video games, commercials or television shows. Seems like some of these old timers have sticks up their butts when it comes to relinquishing artistic control and just don't get it. ... More >>
Just screened 20XIII's new video for the song "Vigilante." Not much in the way of subtlety here. The title of the track pretty much gives away the plot, which is a quite literal depiction of the lyrics for the song, itself straight out of the mid '90s modern rock canon, recalling kindred groups fr ... More >>
On Sunday night we had the chance to watch the Colorado Avalanche get pummeled by the visiting New York Rangers. While we should have been paying more attention to the game, we couldn't help our ears being caught in familiar sounds. The music selections -- and there were many -- were just awful. Co ... More >>
Thursday, December 3, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Nirvana's Live at Reading, released last week on Geffen, nabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar, while Pearl Jam's Backspacer came in at number two for the week ending November 8. Strokes singer Julian Casablancas came in third with his debut, Phrazes for the Young, while Teagan & Sara and W ... More >>
The Flaming Lips latest effort, Embryonic, debuted at the number one spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the week ending October 18. Bob Dylan's Christmas in the Heart, released last week on Columbia, came in second and Built to Spill's There Is No Enemy came in third, while the Avett Brothers' I and Lo ... More >>
The Avett Brothers' I and Love and You grabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar again for the week ending October 11. Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3 and Alice in Chains' Black Gives Way to Blue nabbed the second and third slots while Mariah Carey's Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel and Lil Boosie Superbad r ... More >>
Stoner rockers Om grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax for the week ending October 4 with their latest effort, God is Good, released last week on Drag City. Muse's The Resistance and Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 came in second and third while Karen O & the Kids' soundtrack to Where The Wil ... More >>
Lucas Field, the frontman for Low Vs. Diamond (the subject of a profile in Westword's November 27 edition), is a Seattle native -- but he spent his college years at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where he played in a jam band whose music has little in common with the tunes he's making with hi ... More >>
Monday, March 19, Marquis Theater, 303-292-0805.
Sunday, July 2, and Monday, July 3, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
Pearl Jam (J)
Plan B. (Self-released)
Live Series (Self-released)
My Morning Jacket
From the week of April 17, 2003
Pearl Jam accuses the Rocky Mountain News of uneven flow.
Scattered Pictures (ICU)
From the week of September 20, 2001
Substitute: The Songs of the Who (Edelton Entertainment)
Seattle's Mudhoney sometimes wonders what all the fuzz was about.
Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis is the guy behind the guys
The Dismemberment Plan assaults the senses as well as perceptions about the state of indie rock.
A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.
U2 brings its carnival to Denver--and Denver shrugs.
From the week of January 5