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 >>
Nearly two weeks ago, Achille Lauro opened up for Akron/Family at the Bluebird. Achille Lauro was dependably stellar as always. "In terms of the opening three bands, however, Achille Lauro's set stood out," wrote A.H. Goldstein in his review of the show. "The outfit's meditative and eloquent guitar ... 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 >>
Photos by Aaron Thackeray. Warped Tour Sunday, June 29 Invesco Field at Mile High Loads o' musicians stepped up to the microphone at Warped Tour 2008's Denver stop -- but in a very real way, the day belonged to 3Oh!3. The duo of Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte made a huge impression at last year' ... More >>
Saturday, October 7, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Sunday, July 16, Coors Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
Kronow proves its mettle with Forever Altered.
Uphollow graduates from rock opera to pop opus.
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)
Rock Steady (Interscope)
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.
Gifted singer-songwriter Rebecca Gates says the Spinanes are both singular and plural.
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.
EXPATRIATE LUTHER ALLISON IS FINALLY APPRECIATED IN THE LAND OF HIS BIRTH.