Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Been a long week, and now you're about to get to enjoy a long weekend. As always, a plethora of enticing options this weekend and it's another good mix: Tonight, a trio of local release parties featuring Signal Path, Mancub and Rockie kick things into gear, along wit ... More >>
Gramatik (due at the Fillmore tonight and tomorrow at Red Rocks with Pretty Lights) used to be an MC who rapped with his buddies over his beats. He grew up in Slovenia listening to DJ Premier, Guru, Rza, Dre, and an arsenal of hip-hop and break beats fills his catalog of sample options. Now, ... More >>
Oh, man, my friends on Facebook are going to love this.So yesterday, we discussed a major pet peeve of mine, talking at shows. Clearly, as the comments attest, I'm not in the minority when it comes to being incensed by all this incessant, inexplicable chatter. The reaction to yesterday's post makes ... More >>
Satchel's on 6th
1710 East Sixth Avenue
This is part one of my interview with Jared Brant, executive chef of Satchel's on 6th. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow.
If you've eaten at Satchel's on 6th and love ... More >>
In case you haven't heard yet, Modest Mouse is working with Big Boi on its next album. Seriously. Yeah, we're having a hard time even trying to imagine what that's going to sound like. The news, however, did get us thinking about the ten of the best and rap/rock collaborations. You know Aeros ... More >>
Ethan SaksPete Berkman (bottom left) is the brains behind chiptune-ists Anamanaguchi
It's true: Drums, guitar, bass and a vintage NES can collide and create gorgeous music together. Pete Berkman, the 22-year-old behind the part-chiptune, part-traditional rock band Anamanaguchi says it was as simple ... More >>
The Black Keys' latest effort, Brothers, continues to be strong seller locally, grabbing the top spot at Twist & Shout and claiming the second slot at Albums on the Hill for the week ending June 13.
Jack Johnson's new album, To the Sea, and Ratatat's latest LP4, released last week on XL Rec ... More >>