Roger Waters

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    October 9, 2014
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    September 15, 2014

    Hold Your Horses! Six Amazing Facts About Odysseo

    If you've seen the billboards around town for Odysseo, which opens on Wednesday, September 17, in the Pepsi Center parking lot, then you know that tastemeister Larry King says this horse-and-acrobat extravaganza "surpasses the world's greatest shows." In fact, there's a lot of hyperbole surrounding ... More >>

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    April 11, 2014

    My six-week-old recognized a song I sang to him in utero

    The transportive power of music never ceases to amaze me. Whenever I hear the Verve's "Bitter Sweet Symphony," it's suddenly 1997 inside my head; I'm back in high school, daydreaming while sitting on my bedroom floor, and my little blue boombox's dial is tuned to my favorite radio station, which pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon turns forty

    More than being one of the best selling albums of all time, more than having the most recognizable album cover the world over, Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon was a cross-cultural, trans-generational album that connected with audiences on issues of death, greed, life-purpose and the horrors and t ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Backwards masking: Ten songs that supposedly contain hidden messages when played in reverse

    By Christian McPhate For years, hidden messages have allegedly been embedded in music, cryptic musings that could only be heard by playing the vinyl backwards. Backwards masking, as this phenomenon became known, centered on songs by bands like Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, acts that supposedly impla ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Roger Waters at the Pepsi Center, 5/7/12

    ROGER WATERS @ PEPSI CENTER | 5.7.12 See Also: (Review) Roger Waters at the Pepsi Center, 11/23/10 "Thirty years ago, when I first wrote this album, I was rather famously not very good at being in rooms with people liking me a lot," Roger Waters said last night at the close of his epic performance ... More >>

  • Music

    May 3, 2012

    Roger Waters

    Monday, May 7, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Gabrielle McClinton of American Idiot, the Musical: "I really feel like we're rock stars"

    Gabrielle McClinton had to dismiss a good deal of formal training in preparing for role in the touring production of Green Day's American Idiot. McClinton, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, plays the character of Whatsername in the touring production of the Broadway musical tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Black Keys: "Rock & Roll is dying because of Nickelback"

    Despite the pointed assertion of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney that rock music is dying because of Nickelback, the genre still appears to be selling quite well. Granted, not quite as well as hip-hop or pop, but it's still kicking. In a recent Rolling Stone cover story, Carney is quoted as sayin ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Radiohead, Roger Waters, the Descendants and Los Lobos were announced. Nautical Mile, Tennis, Churchill and Dressy Bessy got spins on local radio. And new and recent releases from Tom Waits, Wale a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Roger Waters's epic production of The Wall returns to Denver's Pepsi Center on May 7, 2012

    Aaron ThackerayThis show didn't earn a Best of Denver nod this year for nothin'.​Holy crap! If we didn't see it with our own eyes, we would've never believed it. If you haven't heard yet, brace yourself: We've just received word that one of the best concerts we've ever seen in our lifetime (an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2011

    U2 Denver, 360° Tour at Invesco Field, 5/21/11

    Photos by Aaron Thackeray U2 360° TOUR With The Fray 05.21.11 | Invesco Field View U2 at Invesco Field slideshow Say what you will about U2. Name another band that can fill a stadium these days... Time's up. Drawing a blank? That's because there aren't any -- certainly not any from this era. That ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    What's your dream Mile High Music Festival lineup? Here's ours.

    Cypress Hill getting lifted at last year's MHMF. You'll think we're just as high when you see our list.​Okay so by now you've had a chance to absorb the deflating news that the Mile High Music Festival is being put on ice this year, and you've even offered up with some suggestions of how to ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    I need a ticket! Is there anyone out there?

    "I need a ticket!"​So we came across this gem last week at the Roger Waters concert. Although you can't see it here in the thumbnail to the right, there's a word bubble that reads: "I need a ticket!" Judging by the fact that we found this elaborately scrawled piece of cardboard abandoned and l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Roger Waters at the Pepsi Center, 11/23/10

    Aaron Thackeray​ ROGER WATERS 11.23.10 | Pepsi Center If you were at the Roger Waters show last night at the Pepsi Center, chances are you're still talking about it this morning, regaling your co-workers and feebly trying to figure out a way to somehow express the unbelievable awesomeness yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Backbeat asks, "How old is your Pink Floyd shirt?"

    Left, ten years, and right, fifteen years.​If you read our review of Roger Waters at the Pepsi Center last night, you know it was a show not to be missed. As a band, Pink Floyd is in that select (but growing none the less) group of bands whose fans are more like soldiers, proudly wearing the s ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    Roger Waters

    Tuesday, November 23, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Westword Music Showcase headliners: Ghostland Observatory's live show is as mesmerizing as it is unforgetable

    Chad Wadsworth​ From the beginning, Ghostland Observatory has gone into its musical endeavors with a certain level of personal ambition to make it the kind of band they've always loved themselves. Mixing a variety of electronic music styles with rock, soul and funk, this Austin-based outfit i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    A hater takes another look at Pink Floyd's "Live in Pompeii"

    I hate Pink Floyd. Absolutely! I hate the black light posters in high school bedrooms. I hate the sound, the look, the fans and everything else about the band. If you were ever curious of knowing what my personal version of hell was, it would be Pink Floyd. Well, maybe Bob Marley, too. Before y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Roger Waters, the Dead Weather, Gogol Bordello & Primus shows announced

    ​As part of The Wall's thirtieth anniversary, Roger Waters is bringing the Pink Floyd rock opera in all its epic glory to the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, November 23 with a new band and a newly-mounted state-of-the-art production. Waters has performed The Wall, which is still among the Top 5 best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Q&A with Steve Lawson and Will Duncan of Oblio Duo The Archers

    ​In 2006, Oblio Duo The Archers established itself as a pillar of Denver's hipster-country scene with The Flag, striking a just-right balance between mellow steel guitars and experimental weirdness. After a long wait, the partners are finally prepping to release a seven-inch split EP with Reno's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    Panic at the Disco's Sgt. Pepper Moment and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: Panic at the Disco become the Warped-Tour-era answer to "Listen to the Flower People." You can judge for yourself whether that's a good or bad thing.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    Last Night... Roger Waters @ Pepsi Center

    Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Pepsi Center Better Than: Anything and everything you could possibly imagine -- truly a don’t-miss show. What can I say about Roger Waters playing Dark Side of the Moon last night? To be honest, I’m kind of at a loss for the right words. There’s awesome, spectacula ... More >>

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    April 7, 2005

    Black Mountain

    Monday, April 11, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    February 10, 2005


    The Secret Machines locate the sweet spot between heartache and head rush.

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    July 15, 2004

    Ozric Tentacles

    Thursday, July 15, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

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    July 11, 2002


    Every second counts in the merry old land of Dark Oz.

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    January 3, 2002

    Pink Floyd

    Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd (Capitol), Wouldn't You Miss Me?: The Best of Syd Barrett (Harvest/Capitol)

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    September 21, 2000

    Check Your Zed

    After a period out of the public eye, Remy Zero continues to create its own poets' society.

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    November 11, 1999


    Primus, The Go, At the Drive In, Method Man/Redman

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    December 3, 1998

    The Major and the Minor

    A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.

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    October 22, 1998

    Creep Show

    The joys of navigating Creeper Lagoon.

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