With the temperatures heating up, finding cool, fun places in Denver to beat the heat is a necessity. From the chilled out vibe and atmosphere of Laserium at Gates Planetarium to the delicious, icy treats and prime people-watching of Sweet Action Ice Cream, there is lots to do inside while taking a ... More >>
The transportive power of music never ceases to amaze me. Whenever I hear the Verve's "Bitter Sweet Symphony," it's suddenly 1997 inside my head; I'm back in high school, daydreaming while sitting on my bedroom floor, and my little blue boombox's dial is tuned to my favorite radio station, which pla ... More >>
The great thing about Bisco Inferno weekend is that you get two nights packed in with the fans in the intimate Ogden shows, providing its own level of energy, and then they stretch out to the space of 1STBANK Center, where the lasers get put on steroids. After two wonderful shows preceding, the audi ... More >>
FRI | MOSCA at NORAD | 10/4/13 Many DJs who start off on the drum-and-bass/jungle end of things tend to stay toward the bass-oriented end of spectrum. But while Mosca still incorporates a hefty amount of dub/dancehall/reggae into his sets, he's primarily known for his underground house and techno se ... More >>
For many bands, the light show is almost as integral to the live act as the music, so much so, in fact, that lighting directors are often heralded as an additional member of the group. These illumination wizards have the most open and creative space to work in, and as result, they're able to create ... More >>
MGMT @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 9/6/13 There were two distinct, dramatically different moods to MGMT's set at the Fillmore, and let's just say that those who came to hear MGMT's breakthrough hits -- bright and peppy synthpop tunes like "Electric Feel," "Kids" and "Time to Pretend" -- were not disappoin ... More >>
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
More than being one of the best selling albums of all time, more than having the most recognizable album cover the world over, Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon was a cross-cultural, trans-generational album that connected with audiences on issues of death, greed, life-purpose and the horrors and t ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>
UP UNTIL NOW at SONIC BLOSSOM @ CERVANTES' | 10/12/12 When Up Until Now jumped into its contemporary take on Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall," it became very apparent that the chemistry flowing between producer/drummer combo David Murphy of STS9 and Jon "The Barber" Gutwillig of Disco Biscu ... More >>
See also: - New Order's Movement turns thirty - Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction turns 25 - The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street turns 40 - The Beatles' Sgt Pepper turns 45 - Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25 - Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 today - Today In History Archives When N ... More >>
Monday, May 7, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
Okay, you've always heard that it could be done, and the Flaming Lips even went to the trouble of connecting the dots a few weeks ago at Red Rocks. But just in case you were too lazy or too stoned to try it at home yourself at some point, Bryan Pugh, a Brooklyn-based audio engineer has gone t ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
Sunday, March 20, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Saturday, February 26, Pepsi Center, 1-866-461-6556.
Last week, the Beatles finally caved into to the digital model, joining other once-holdouts like Pink Floyd and Metallica on iTunes. There are two reasons why artists are still withholding their music from iTunes: They want full-album/no-single purchases, and they want more money.
We're all familiar with Ozzy Osbourne's infamous unprovoked attack on a bat in the early '80s, but rarely do you hear stories about animals attacking musicians. Until now, that is. Earlier this week, Bloc Party and Ash guitarist Russell Lissack was reportedly attacked by a lion cub while visi ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of all the things we'r ... More >>
Thursday, August 6, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Black and Read in Arvada has already sold out of U2's brand album, No Line on the Horizon, which just hit stores yesterday. Animal Collective, Andrew Bird, Wino and Atmosphere, meanwhile, also showed strong sales this week. See the full top ten breakdown after the jump.
The February 4 profile "Fucked Up Pushes Punk Into the Future By Understanding the Past" is pretty hefty -- nearly 1,400 words. And yet it only uses a small portion of the quotes offered by Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham during a sprawling, wide-ranging and hugely entertaining conversation that c ... More >>
Geek icon and Internet rock star Jonathan Coulton is set to make his first appearance in Denver on January 17, at the Soiled Dove. In anticipation of his first concert in the Mile High city, Coulton was kind enough to sit down with us to talk about his beginnings as a code monkey, his inspirations f ... More >>
Slide Show Stand By Your Band II Saturday, January 26, 2008, hi-dive Better than: Sitting at home and watching The Last Waltz again. What makes a scene great? Better yet, what makes a scene viable and important? One could say the quality of music, even still it could be said that the thing that m ... More >>
Tuesday, September 11, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Who will be inducted next? Gaze into our crystal ball.
Be there or be square!
Friday, October 7, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.
The Fallen Leaf Pages (Merge)
Monday, September 20, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Untying the Not (Sci Fidelity Records)
On his latest album, the Soulchild grows up.
From the week of July 25, 2002
Air's Nicolas Godin finds life at the heart of the electronic age.
Ego: Echo (Young God Records)