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    October 7, 2014

    Neil Diamond, Billy Idol, String Cheese Incident Shows Announced

    Neil Diamond, who's set to release his new album, Melody Road, on October 21, stops at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, May 31 as part of his 2015 North American tour. Tickets for the general public go on sale on Monday, October 13 at www.livenation.com and through the Live Nation mobile app. With his ... More >>

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    January 27, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    FRI | ICELANTIC'S WINTER ON THE ROCKS at RED ROCKS | 1/31/14 More than misogyny or materialism, intelligence and verbal skill are championed by Jurassic 5; the vocabulary is impressive and the verbal acrobatics the guys perform are outstanding. J5 carries the energy and excitement of a newer era gro ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Ellie Goulding, Public Enemy, ZZ Top, tickets on sale this weekend

    As reported previously, there's a trio of big shows going on sale this weekend, Arcade Fire at the Pepsi Center and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds at the Temple Buell on Friday, and Trey Anastasio Band at the Ogden on Saturday. We've also got the word on three more shows, Ellie Goulding, Public Enemy and ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Winter on the Rocks, Sharon Jones, Lotus, tix on sale this weekend

    As reported yesterday, the 2014 edition of Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks goes on sale this Friday, November 15, at 10 a.m. Tickets are $52.80 to $100. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings are at the Gothic Theatre on Monday, March 17; tickets ($27.75) go on sale this Saturday, November 16, at 10 a.m. Fina ... More >>

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    October 9, 2013

    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 >>

  • Music

    August 29, 2013

    Late Night Radio

    Far Into the Night
    Self-released

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    April 26, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    SPEAKEASY TIGER @ MARQUIS THEATER | SAT, 4/27/13 Half a decade ago, Speakeasy Tiger seemed to be in the right place at the right time, with a kind of electro-rock that was equal parts Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Gossip, only gone in a more pop direction. The group got its start as an expansion of origin ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013

    Simon Posford of Shpongle on music helping you escape the drudgery and horror of life

    Simon Posford of Shpongle sees the world through a unique creative lens, and he delivers his view with stunning visual imagery soundtracked by ethereal music that speaks to all the senses. This weekend in honor of Earth Day, he's due at Feed the Rocks with Disco Biscuits and RJD2 at Red Rocks, where ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    JOE BONAMASSA @ BELLCO THEATRE | TUES, 4/23/13 Joe Bonamassa is a nouveau bluesman who favors a hybrid blues-rock sound that employs simple song structures and puts the emphasis on powerful fretwork, an approach that nods to a distinctive era of the 1960s, when British players such as John Mayall, J ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Widespread Panic at Red Rocks June 27-30. Tickets on sale next Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m.

    If you're a jam fan, you must be positively overwhelmed with glee right now with the way the concert season is starting to shape up this year. Last night came word of a Disco Biscuits date at Red Rocks in April, and now comes word that Widespread Panic is pulling into Red Rocks for a four night (!) ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    The twelve best shows in Denver this weekend

    Ah, yes, what a, uh, super weekend we have on tap. Welcome! You made it! Not only is the big game going down, but the weather is supposed to be favorable with a high in the fifties and there is an abundance of music to look forward to -- so much so, in fact, that we've expanded our picks this week t ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend: Diplo, Terry Mullan, RJD2, Moguai and more

    Well, look at that: Once again, you made it to the weekend, and that kind of hard work and dedication deserves to be rewarded. Why not treat yourself to some tunes and a little healthy insanity unleashed on the dancefloor? After all, when Monday comes around, you'll be glad you made the decision to ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013
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    January 28, 2013

    The five best concerts in Denver this week

    Another week, another swell roster of music in the Mile High City. From the bacchanalian throwback debauchery of the Darkness, who will be invading the Summit Music Hall, to the lyrical thriftiness of Macklemore, who is set to headline Icelantic's second annual edition of Winter on the Rocks, there ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2012

    Benny Loco

    Rise
    Self-Released

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    October 17, 2012

    Jamie Smith of the xx on the idea of mixing oil and water and how it applies to his London band

    The xx is an electronic pop group from London, England whose music is informed by soul and post-punk as well as hip-hop and modern electronica. The act's critically acclaimed, self-titled debut album from 2009 garnered the outfit widespread popularity. And while a lot of bands would have stopped dev ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    New shows: Breathe Carolina, Vail Snow Daze, 3 Doors Down, Daughtry, Eddie Money and more

    There's a whole new batch of shows to let you know about, some of which are going on sale this week, including a new date from Breathe Carolina, as well as a rescheduled date for Mouse On Mars at Summit Music Hall, plus 3 Doors Down and Daughtry, who are co-headling the 1STBANK Center in December, a ... More >>

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    October 2, 2012

    New shows: the Coup, Broncho, Killswitch Engage, Macklemore, Twiztid, Paul Banks, RJD2

    A bunch of new dates going on sale later this week: This November, the Coup is coming to the Summit Music Hall, Killswitch Engage is due at the Fox and Interpol frontman Paul Banks is slated at the Bluebird. In December, Broncho's at the Gothic and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are at the Ogden. Finally, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2012

    Review: RJD2 at Bluebird Theater, 1/27/12

    RJD2 @ BLUEBIRD THEAER | 1/27/12Is it just us, or does RJD2 look more like R2D2 every time we see him? Last night, when he took to the small, technology-overwhelmed stage of the Bluebird, the DJ/producer was barely recognizable behind a Daft Punk-style robot mask and the sound effects box strapped t ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks and more

    Are you ready? This is a weekend to remember. Tonight for the first time ever, the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre will add to its renown by hosting the first ever wintertime concert with Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks with Atmosphere, Common, Grieves and Budo and Get Cryphy. And that's just the tip o ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    Brian Williams to Gawker: "Lana Del Rey had one of the worst outings in SNL history"

    ​Yesterday, NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams unwittingly -- and probably very much to his chagrin -- became the most visible among Lana Del Rey's detractors following her awkward performance on Saturday Night Live this past weekend. He earned this distinction thanks to a note that he sent ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Michal Menert discusses board culture and how the destination is in the journey

    Michal MenertMichal Menert has parlayed his snowboarding mentality into a music career. It's all about doing what you love because you love doing it, and Menert embodies that in every way, from the dedicated tours to the free distribution of his music. Tonight, Menert joins RJD2 and Doomtree at Red ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Bass Invasion 3, GATF Pre-Party, EOTO and more on this weekend's Dance CArd

    RJD2.​Snowboard on the Rocks tonight at Red Rocks Amphitheatre will not only feature three world-premiere snowboard films, but also music by Michael Menert, Doomtree and RJD2. It's the perfect way to get ready for winter ... er, fall. (6 p.m., $25, all ages) And if snow sports aren't your thin ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    July 12, 2011

    Films announced for Snowboard on the Rocks, September 16

    ​Tickets go on sale on Saturday at 10 a.m. for the 2nd annual Snowboard on the Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheater. The September 16 event will feature the world premieres of three films: TB20 is the 20th anniversary installment of the Totally Board series from Standard Films, Familia 2 is the sec ... More >>

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    May 29, 2011

    Disco Biscuits added to Eco Music Festival lineup on Saturday, July 2 in Snowmass

    ​If you happened to miss the Disco Biscuits shows at the Ogden this past week or didn't get up to Red Rocks last night for Bisco Inferno -- or if you just can't get enough of those crazy Biscuits: The Disco Biscuits have been added to the lineup for the first annual Eco Music Festival.

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    May 25, 2011

    Leftover Salmon set to headline the inaugural Eco Music Festival in Snowmass this July

    ​There's a brand new festival coming to Snowmass Village over the Fourth of July weekend, and Leftover Salmon (pictured) is among the acts slated to headline. Sharing the bill at the inaugural Eco Music Festival, taking place June 30 through July3, is Perpetual Groove, Tea Leaf Green, the New ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    Wilco, Odd Future, Kid Cudi: Who needs a label when you can just start your own?

    Wilco's got its own label now, Kid Cudi has Wicked Awesome Records, and Odd Future just launched Odd Future Records. Everyone seems to be moving away from the old model, where the majors handled everything, and have opted to do their own thing. Of course, it's all a bit of a misnomer: While all thes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Slim Cessna, A. Tom Collins, Serious Moonlight and DJ MU$A top our weekly playlists

    ​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 >>

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    February 9, 2011

    Earth, Deca, DeVotchKa, Mogwai, Hindershot, Warsaw and Adele top our weekly playlists

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Hot geeks love Gary Busey?: Check out our Geek Bowl V photos and more weekend slideshows

    ​What is Gary Busey's mysterious appeal? Is it that he doesn't have any? Attempt to solve this puzzle by perusing photog Kate Levy's shots from Geek Bowl V at the Fillmore. And that's not all. Check out Raekwon at Summit Music Hall, RJD2 at the Gothic and more on our au courant slideshow page ... More >>

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    January 30, 2011

    Photos: RJD2 at the Gothic Theatre, 1/29/2011

    Photo: Kate LevyRJD2 last night at the Gothic Theatre. See full slideshow.​Philadelphia-based musician RJD2 played the Gothic Theatre last night, January 29, 2011. (The zombies performing during the RJD2 is MTHDS, of Denver.) Kate Levy brings back these photos: RJD2 at the Gothic Theatre

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    January 24, 2011

    How the music industry will change in 2011

    ​In the past decade, the music industry has seen a lot of changes, but it has struggled to keep pace with technology, piracy and consumer demands. Already this year we've started to see a few more changes take shape, from crackdowns on piracy websites, a resurgence of interest in the currently ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    Linkin Park, RJD2, Medeski, Martin & Wood shows announced. Tix on sale this weekend

    ​It's been a few years since Linkin Park toured the States, but the band, which recently finished a European tour, is gearing up for a North American jaunt that kicks off in January and wraps up at the Pepsi Center on Saturday, February 26. The band's set list is slated to include its biggest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Pretty Lights, Ween and Jay-Z filled our playlists this week

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Grinderman, RJD2 and Dismemberment Plan fill our playlists this week

    ​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?" So 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 ... More >>

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    May 24, 2010

    Beat-loggers index samples so we don't have to

    ​ It's no secret that the Internet is a safe-harbor for niche markets and small groups, but that doesn't mean some of them can't be extremely helpful in a pinch. Sample-spotting is one that has been incredibly helpful to us on numerous occasions. More and more hip-hop is moving into the digi ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Jónsi, Wire Faces and more top our weekly playlists

    ​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?" So 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 ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of March 8, 2010

    ​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?" So 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 ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of February 8, 2010

    ​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. ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    Spoon top seller at local record stores, while Vampire Weekend holds steady

    ​While Vampire Weekend's Contra captured the top spot at a lot of local record stores the previous week, Spoon's seventh album, Transference, released last week on the Merge imprint, topped the charts for the week ending January 24. The album grabbed top spots at Albums on the Hill, Independent Re ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    AEG launches Early Bird Ticket program today

    AEG is offering a limited number of $20 seats to Spoon today as part of its Early Bird Ticket program​Today, AEG kicked off its Early Bird Ticket program where folks can save some bucks by buying the concert tickets the weekend they go on sale. The deals are being offered for select shows at the B ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    This Just In: Band of Horses, Snoop Dogg, Beach House shows announced

    Band of Horses recently finished recording a new album, Night Rainbow, which the act has been playing songs from at shows since. While there's still no word on when the disc will be issued, chances are better than good that the band will be playing new material when it hits the Fox Theatre on Monday ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    Jonas Brothers, Offspring, 311 shows announced

    The Jonas Brothers will stop at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, June 24 as part of the trio's 44-city North American leg of its world tour. The Offspring, Alkaline Trio, the Vandals, Street Dogs and Frontside Five, meanwhile, hit Red Rocks on Thursday, May 28 as part of Punk Rocks 2009, while 311 and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    Last Night... Flobots and RJD2 @ DU's May Day Music Fest

    Flobots and RJD2 Monday, May 22, 2008 May Day Music Festival, DU, Driscoll Lawn When RJD2 moved a few steps away from his electronics-laden tables to address the crowd after a ten-minute or so “warm-up” last night, his normally blank, at most half-smiling face broke into an unabashed smirk. ... More >>

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    December 26, 2007
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    May 10, 2007
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    May 10, 2007

    RJD2

    This hip-hop producer turned fledgling rocker hasnt turned his back on the boom-bap.

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    December 30, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.

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