SAT | MICHAL MENERT at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 11/16/13 Since his debut solo album Dreaming of Something Bigger, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when first hit the scene. Menert has one fans ov ... More >>
It's been a stellar year so far for Dusky, the London-based duo that's blowing up right now with a garage-house sound they mastered in their native stamping grounds. Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman, the pair who make up Dusky, have had their tracks spun by such notables as Pete Tong and Dubfi ... More >>
Amidst the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens and babies(!), the first weekend of Coachella was also packed with EDM revelers ready to get their fist-pumping music fix over the course of the three-day bacchanal. In fact, it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers, so m ... More >>
See Also: Justin Martin at City Hall, 7/27/12 If you haven't heard of Justin Martin yet, consider yourself on alert: The scene veteran and Dirtybird artist has long been a favorite of those in the know for his impeccable selection and ability to transcend electronic-music genres, but he's about to ... More >>
Every time Sound Tribe Sector 9 heads to Denver, you know the techno-hippies are going to come out in full force to hear the livetronica act; if you're more into house or trance, then you'll want to catch Avicii and Sydney Blu. Page down to take a peek at what else is on this weekend's Dance Card:
Friday, October 21, Ogden Theatre, 1-888-929-7849.
Matthew DearTalk about a ridiculous amount of international talent in one place at one time! This weekend, Denver is hosting Matthew Dear, Donato Dozzy and Pete Tong, plus Sonic Blossom at Cervantes' and much, much more. Here's what's on our dance card:
"I always joke with the owners that it's the most intense two hours in the world..."Since time immemorial -- or at least since there's been nightlife in this town -- club-goers have been bemoaning the fact that the Mile High effectively shuts down at 2 a.m. In our interview with Pete Tong ye ... More >>
Pete Tong (due at Beta this Saturday, October 15) has had a ridiculous year: In commemoration of holding down a slot at BBC Radio 1 for twenty years, he took over the station for twelve hours, plus he re-launched his Pacha residency in Ibiza and started a pool party residency in Vegas. We cau ... More >>
Josh Gabriel and Dave Dresden are back together again.If you were listening to electronic music after 2001 but still haven't heard of Gabriel and Dresden (due at Beta on Thursday, June 16) ... are you sure you didn't hit the scene after the critically acclaimed duo called it quits in 2008? Just chec ... More >>
Tom Murphy RUSKO M80 Dubstation 09.21.10 | Ogden Theatre, Denver Last night, the first of Rusko's two sold-out shows in Colorado had the Ogden bursting at the seams, with glow bracelets (as opposed to the glow sticks popular at '90s raves) dotting the crowd. Denver has earned a reputation f ... More >>
Rick Astley will never give this award up Here's a handy guide to all the great content you might have missed this week while you were busy voting on Rick Astley as best act ever in the MTV Europe Music Awards. Thanks to your tireless efforts, the EMAs were successfully Rickrolled...
"Say 'hello' to my not-so-little friend..." Whenever and wherever people dress up in bizarre costumes and let it rip, you can bet Westword will be there -- and we were this weekend. Check out our huge slideshow commemorating Halloween at Beta Nightclub (with DJ Pete Tong) as well as an equally mas ... More >>
Photo: Chad Fahnestock More pics on the slide show Pete Tong October 31, 2008 Beta Better than: Sitting at home rewatching horror movies I’ve seen a dozen times. Ah, Halloween. It’s a night for the freaks to come out, for normally buttoned-up folk to indulge in wild fantasies, wear too littl ... More >>
Pete Tong's a mockumentary that will make your heart dance.
Saturday, March 19, Fat City, 303-972-4344.
Essential Mix (London/Sire/FFRR)