Ric Ocasek

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Weezer Has Finally Made Its Third Great Album

    You have to earn a Weezer fan's trust before he shows you his playlists. First, he'll make sure you aren't just parroting somebody else's post-Pinkerton decline narrative. He'll want to be sure you don't believe bassist Matt Sharp secretly wrote both of the band's two classic albums. He'll need to k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Everything I know about real life I learned from John Waters

    I am the product of weird parents. Okay, "weird" probably isn't the best word, considering it can describe everything from hairstyles to movies to that guy on the bus who always smells like day-old Whopper Jr.'s and mothballs. But my parents were definitely weirdos. My dad made Tang and Spam on Su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    The Cars at the Fillmore Auditorium, 05/15/11

    AN EVENING WITH THE CARS 05.15.11 | Fillmore Auditorium Within the pantheon of rock and roll, there are relics, and there living legends. Last night at the Fillmore, on the fourth show of its current tour, the Cars proved that they are far from antiquity. In fact, the quartet blew a packed house ... More >>

  • Music

    May 12, 2011

    The Cars

    Sunday May 15, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    November 12, 2009


    Tuesday, November 17, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Last Night: The Killers at Red Rocks

    Photo by Eric Syl Gruneisen​ The Killers, Nervous Wreckords Red Rocks Amphitheater September 9, 2009 Better than: Seeing an epic, intricately staged arena show in the confines of an indoor arena. The Killers did a fine job of summoning the glitz and glamour of their hometown during their appe ... More >>

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    October 6, 2008
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    January 2, 2008
  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Pink Spiders

    This Nashville trio has spun a web of intrigue.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 19, 2006
  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    The Chauffeur

    Todd Rundgren is being paid well to drive the New Cars.

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Various Artists

    Substitution Mass Confusion: A Tribute to the Cars (Not Lame)

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Arty Sciences

    An artist explores humanity's relationship to technology.

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Nerd Up

    When it comes to brainy pop, Hot IQs are real geniuses.

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    White Riot

    Jewish potty-mouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity.

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Bad Religion

    The Process of Belief (Epitaph)

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    No Doubt

    Rock Steady (Interscope)

  • Music

    January 21, 1999
  • Music

    December 5, 1996

    Generation D

    D Generation aims to teach these young punks a thing or two.

  • Music

    August 3, 1994