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    July 22, 2013

    The British are coming: Five places to toast the birth of the royal baby in Denver

    People love babies. Pudgy legs,bald heads, big innocent eyes. Add dressed in a crown, Prince William and Kate Middleton's blue-blooded bouncing boy should make the crowd go wild. In honor of their new arrival -- and third in line to the throne -- here is a list of five places in Denver where you can ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Coverville Records successfully funds its passion project: jazz renditions of video game tunes

    Nerds of a feather flock together, as they say. Brian Ibbott and jazz composer Andrew Allen have once again proven this adage to be entirely true. The two have paired up to produce another passion project that is sure to appeal to the dorkiest dweebs you know, Free Play, an album of traditional jazz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics: The Complete list

    Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>

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    March 10, 2013

    SnowBall Music Festival 2013 tipsheet: The eight must-see acts you should catch Sunday

    Ah, yes, Sunday morning coming down. I believe that's how Kris Kristofferson once described the tail end of an epic bender, what, with no way to hold his head in a way that didn't ache and what have you. Hopefully you didn't go too hard the past two days; there's still one day of great music to look ... More >>

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    March 8, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics of all time: 30-21

    Just when you think the suck factor has been turned all the way up, here comes another batch of songs to push the needle further in the red. Today as the countdown of total crappiness continues, we've got tunes by Kid Rock, Nickleback, Michael Jackson, Sublime and more. Keep reading to see which son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli on being chased by Meat Loaf for helping himself to Meat's leftovers

    While the Afghan Whigs are probably not the first band people think of when they think of the '90s, album for album, the band consistently put out quality material. The outfit's soul-inflected rock, which could just as easily be called power pop even though it packed a lot more punch than some of th ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Beats Antique at the Fillmore, 10/27/12

    BEATS ANTIQUE @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 10/27/12 As the lights rose for the encore, multi-instrumentalist David Satori made sure to inform everyone at the Fillmore the importance of voting, and then went on to note that if you weren't planning on taking part in the process then in the very least, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, 8/31/12 - 9/2/12

    PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/31/12 - 9/2/12 Telluride '88, Red Rocks '94 and Denver '97 -- these aren't just places and years to Phish fans. They're monuments, pivotal parts of Phish's Colorado legacy. Out of nearly eighty concerts that the band has played in the Centennial state and more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In October, Portishead hits the 1STBANK Center, Bring Me the Horizon comes to the Fillmore, and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart is due at the Bluebird. On local radio, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Veronica and Andy Hackbarth got some spins. Meanwhile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Top sellers this week: Elephant Revival back on top at Albums, Mumford & Sons at Twist

    ​After a month of holding down the number one spot at Albums on the Hill and then being absent from last week's top sellers, Nederland-based Elephant Revival is back on top for the week ending January 9. Mumford & Sons, meanwhile, who have been a strong seller at local stores, took the number ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The 20 bands that inspire tattoos like no other

    An average Misfits fan.​Personally, it's been the "One Bad Album" rule. That's all it takes for a band's musical reputation to be asterisked forever, which makes getting a tattoo of that band, well, risky. You have to wonder how often thirty-somethings across the land hear "Nice Chi' Pep's tat ... 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

    November 2, 2010

    Elton John & Leon Russell, Lil Wayne, Bob Dylan, Women top sellers at local stores

    ​Elton John and Leon Russell's The Union , released October 19 on Decca, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and came in second at Twist & Shout for the week ending October 31. Lil Wayne's latest effort, I Am Not a Human Being, continues to stay on top at Independent Records, while Hed P.E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Kings of Leon, Deerhunter, Lil Wayne top sellers at local record stores

    ​While it isn't a huge surprise, Come Around Sundown, Kings of Leon's fifth studio album, released last week on RCA, claimed the top spots at both Albums on the Hill and Twist and Shout, and checked in at number two at Independent Records, behind Lil Wayne's I Am Not a Human Being. Deerhunter' ... More >>

  • Film

    June 3, 2010
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    October 7, 2009

    Last Night: Juliette Lewis at the Fox Theatre

    Jon Solomon​Juliette Lewis, the Ettes, American BangFox TheatreTuesday, October 6, 2009Better than: Lewis' show with the Pretenders and Cat Power this past August. I wasn't expecting much before seeing Juliette Lewis open for the Pretenders and Cat Power during a ninety-degree afternoon last Augus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Emmylou Harris, Keller Williams, Warren G shows announced

    ​Emmylou Harris, who was inducted into the Country Music of Hall of Last Year, visits the Macky Auditorium Friday, November 20 in support of her latest effort, All I Intended to Be. Buddy Miller, who backed up Robert Plant and Allison Krauss last year at Red Rocks, opens the show. Tickets are $35 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2009

    Mile High Music Fest Live Reviews: Day One

    Aaron Thackeray See photos of Day One's fans on the slideshow page. It's here: The second edition of the Mile High Music Fest is underway, and our gaggle of writers and photogs are shvitzing their way around the grounds to bring you ongoing, as-close-to-live-as-my-fingers-allow coverage of Denver ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    June 14, 2007
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    August 10, 2006

    Def Jam

    HD radio rocks -- but is anyone listening?

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Nationalistic 2005

    The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Reid 'Em and Weep

    Is Terry Reid the unluckiest man in rock?

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    The Bright Stuff

    Bright Channel's astral exploration finally takes off.

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    Roses Are Rad

    Rose Hill Drive has come a long way...without me.

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    Freak Show

    This band doesn't take rock and roll for granted.

  • Culture

    May 29, 2003

    Dem Blues

    The left, turning right, was plain wrong.

  • Music

    April 10, 2003


    Pearl Jam accuses the Rocky Mountain News of uneven flow.

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Beyond Nirvana

    Maktub aims to prove that there's more to the Seattle sound than grunge.

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of September 13, 2001

  • Film

    September 21, 2000

    Listen to the Movie

    Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over.

  • Culture

    September 14, 2000

    A Fan's Notes

    After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally.

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    More Songs of the Century

    Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.

  • Music

    April 15, 1999

    Everything's Zen

    The punk-soul warfare of Zen Guerrilla.

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    April 1, 1999
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    March 18, 1999

    The Root of the Matter

    Rusted Root isn't as hippie as you think.

  • Music

    February 18, 1999

    Strings Attached

    Redefining chamber music on Turtle Island.

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    January 7, 1999
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    March 26, 1998

    Vanilla on Ice

    The hip-hop trivia question wants to prove that he's still cool.

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    March 5, 1998
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    January 29, 1998
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    December 19, 1996

    To Buy or Not to Buy

    Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.

  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Dulli Noted

    The Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli, in black, white and gray.

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    October 25, 1995
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    September 28, 1994