TUES | THE NATIONAL/LOCAL NATIVES at RED ROCKS | 9/17/13 After finishing their tour in support of 2010's High Violet, the members of the National didn't have any immediate plans to record again. But guitarist Aaron Dessner, whose daughter had just been born, ended up with a lot of time on his hands. ... More >>
Friday, February 12, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 303-788-0984.
Tuesday, September 22, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Cobra Starship Hot Mess (Decaydance/Fueled by Ramen) Don't know why clueless reviewers continue to refer to Cobra Starship as "an emo band." At this point, the main emotion they display is giddiness, and frankly, that's a blessed relief. From the group's beginnings, frontman Gabe Saporta, Ry ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray3OH!3's Sean Foreman won't trust a ho, but that doesn't mean they can't lust after him. The author is a Denver-based music junkie and quasi-music writer of the female variety, and not she's afraid to admit that she sometimes wants to make out with the bands she writes about. This ye ... More >>
Kiernan Maletsky White Rabbits, Crocodiles, The Subjects Friday, June 26, 2009 The Bluebird Better Than: Speeding down a deserted highway on a summer night. You get my bias up front for White Rabbits. These are hometown boys to me, formed in Columbia, Missouri, where I learned to love music. They' ... More >>
Cut Off Your Hands Sunday, March 8, 2009 Hi-Dive, Denver Better Than: Not seeing this band before they're playing bigger venues. Cut Off Your Hands plays pretty straightforward pop rock. Just the same, frontman Nick Johnston displayed considerable amount of vigor, leaning into the mike and gyrating ... More >>
Saturday, October 7, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Friday, September 15, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Sunday, July 16, Coors Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
Wednesday, April 19, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Uphollow graduates from rock opera to pop opus.
Saturday, May 28, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
The Mingus Big Band follows in the legend's footsteps.
Friday, February 18, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Fred Frith stays on his unusual path to unusual music.
Shivering King and Others (Matador)
Dopesmoker (Tee Pee)
Body Kiss (T-Neck/Dreamworks)
Jux County gets ready to leave the building, while a Five Points club gets rocking.
Springing into action with a new crop of local releases.
Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse (Label M)
Tomorrow's Sounds Today (Reprise)
The coolest college station around could use some cash.
May 20 - 26, 1999
Jets to Brazil is taking off.
April 16 - 22, 1998
With Shapes, Polvo vaults into the forefront of experimental rock acts.
Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.
Cephas & Wiggins are keeping a blues tradition alive.