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Pixies

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Pixies at Fillmore Auditorium, 2/13/14

    PIXIES at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 2/13/14 Like the Ramones, the Pixies took stage and had little in the way of breaks between songs. There was no banter, no awkward joking and no meandering dialogue while anyone tuned or tried to read a set list. The only interruptions came when the band teased a bit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    What we're all listening to right now

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    New Denver concerts on sale: Pixies, Imagine Dragons, Cher, Hawkwind new date/venue

    With new bassist Kim Shattuck in tow, the Pixies are slated to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, February 13, with Best Coast. Tickets ($49.50/$55) go on sale this Friday, October 11, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Cage The Elephant moved to England to make it big back home here in the United States

    Cage The Elephant formed in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in 2006. And while the group's 2008 self-titled, debut full-length was met with a great deal of acclaim here in this country, it wasn't until after the band lived in England for a spell that it gained notice. Influenced by alt-rock, the outfit exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Music App Roundup: Play by AOL, Pixies Official, Spotify, VinylLove and Björk: Biophilia

    ​The music app business has been booming enough recently that we decided it was time we start sifting through it all on a regular basis. It's a strange digital world when everyone out there can create a mobile application for whatever purpose they desire, but that also means there are a lot of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Top 10 music documentaries currently streaming on Netflix

    ​Netflix's instant streaming service is quite possibly the most amazing service in the history of mankind. Combing through its offerings, however, is no easy task. Thankfully, we've spent an inordinate amount of time watching music documentaries (so you don't have to) and have narrowed down th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Tonight: Girls Walk By at 3 Kings

    ​Yet another great project featuring Suzi Bromfield, Girls Walk By is a guitar-pop band, yes, but in a Pixies kind of way. Three-part harmonies and surf guitar abound, but the darkness saturating the vocals and instrumentation is what gives the quartet an distinction beyond its psychadelic und ... More >>

  • Music

    September 23, 2010

    Le Divorce

    Pull Yourself Together EP
    Self-released

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    March 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of November 23, 2009

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Last Night: Pixies at Fillmore Auditorium

    Aaron Thackeray​PixiesFillmore AuditoriumMonday, November 16, 2009See more photos on the slideshow page.Better than: having whores in your head.  About six decades before the Pixies released their watershed album Doolittle in 1989, Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel teamed up to make a sixtee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Last Night: Pixies at the Fillmore Auditorium (bonus review)

    For those with tickets to tonight's Pixies show, here's a bonus review with another perspective, to give you a clear idea of exactly what to expect this evening. If you haven't already check out Jon Solomon's review.Adam Perry​PixiesFillmore AuditoriumMonday, November 16, 2009Better than: having w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    The Weekend Showdown: Houses heads our list of the best shows in town.

    Photo by Sarah Myers​ We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down three of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 26, 2009

    ​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, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Pixies, Bob Dylan, Yonder Mountain String Band shows announced

    ​As we reported in July, the Pixies will visit the Fillmore Auditorium Monday, November 16 as part of a nine-city US tour celebrating the twentieth anniversary of act's 1989 watershed album Doolittle. The original line-up of Black Francis, Kim Deal, Joey Santiago and David Lovering will play Dooli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 9 edition

    Open wide.​Meat, and so much more. Today in Cafe Society: • The winner of the burger battle at Tony's Market. • Open house today at 3014. • Tonight: Denver Five dinner at TAG with local winemaker Ben Parsons. • Chef and Tell: Mark Dym of Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza. • Our Weekly Bread: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 10, 2009

    ​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, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Last Night: Black Francis at the Walnut Room

    Jon Solomon​Black FrancisWednesday July 29, 2009The Walnut RoomBetter than: Seeing him at a much bigger venue. Black Francis (aka Frank Black aka Charles Thompson) doesn't tour in a van. Dude's been riding around the country in a big-ass tour deluxe tour bus, which seemed really out of place parke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Second Black Francis show added. Win tickets!

    ​Update: Ticket giveaway is over. Thanks to everyone who submitted answers! Congratulations go out to Crawford Philleo. You're the lucky winner of the last pair of tickets to tonight's show. Two guest list spots will be in your name this evening at the Walnut Room. (The correct answer to the final ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Pixies bringing Doolittle tour to Denver in November

    ​It's true. Mark your calendars: We just received word that the Pixies, one of the world's greatest bands, will return to Denver to perform Doolittle, its classic 1989 platter, in its entirety on Thursday, November 16 at the Fillmore. Although Black Francis (aka Frank Black, aka Charles Thompson) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, July 28 edition

    I don't want to miss a thing. Today in The Latest Word: -Eat local. It's getting easier to tell. -Jim Green's fart art. -Frontier has an Emmy but not money. -Twitter Tuesday Today in Backbeat Online: -Tyler Jacobson bowing out of Lipgloss. -The Pixies are coming! -Hot Meese underpants action! - ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Black Francis

    Wednesday, July 29, Walnut Room, 303-292-0529.

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008
  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Black Francis

    Wednesday, July 2, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    The Breeders

    The Deal sisters are happy to be reproducing again.

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Q&A with Kelley Deal of the Breeders

    Because one feature is never enough when it comes to a band like the Breeders, in addition to this week's profile by Rob Trucks, we bring you the following extended Q&A with Kelley Deal by Andrew Fersch.

  • Music

    April 10, 2008

    Meet Jim Rome’s Favorite Band

    Vendetta Valentine has a nation of clones behind it.

  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    Pro Choice

    What does your jukebox selection say about you?

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007
  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Welcome

    Sirs
    Fat Cat

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Who will be inducted next? Gaze into our crystal ball.

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Voxtrot

    Saturday, June 3, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Haram

    Monday, March 20, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    The Frames

    Friday, October 7, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 6, 2005
  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    The Fray

    Friday, September 16, Paramount Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Frank Black

    Honeycomb (Back Porch Records/Virgin)

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    Kite Operations

    Dandelion Day (KOA Records)

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Trend-Spotting

    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Scratching the Surface

    White Girl Lust

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Eyedeology

    Eyedea & Abilities tries to live up to its potential as it strives to push hip-hop forward.

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Happy Together

    The Pixies are reunited, and it feels so good.

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    Frank Black and the Catholics

    Show Me Your Tears (spinART)

  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Mink Lungs

    I'll Take It (Arena Rock Recording Company)

  • Music

    July 18, 2002

    The Pixies

    Pixies (Spinart)

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Frank Black and the Catholics

    Dog in the Sand (What Are Records?)

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Critic's Choice

    Starlight Mints

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    January 21, 1999
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    April 25, 1996
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    January 12, 1994

    Playlist

    The Velvet Underground, Big Star, Guru, The Drop Nineteens

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