Halloween is over. Boo! And not "boo" like a ghost says, but "booo" like when your team gets buried by an avalanche of scoring from the other team (goddamn Patriots...). Still, just because the calendar says the spooky time of year is over is no reason you have to listen. Not when you have crazy peo ... More >>
Give thanks for being a geek. Even though October's bounty of geek goodness is behind us, November brings a cornucopia of its own, stuffed with much more than just turkey and Mystery Science Theater 3000 reruns. Here, in chronological order, are Denver's ten best geek events in November. See also: ... More >>
Paint the town read! As LitFest 2014 continues at Lighthouse Writer's Workshop, we caught up with award-winning author Antonya Nelson, who'll be teaching two classes this week and participate in a free reading on Thursday, June 19. Nelson teaches creative writing at the University of Houston and is ... More >>
Ryan Policky of Bloodshed Deathbath Productions is teaming up with The Enigma and Daniel Crosier of Mother Mind Studios to present one of the most unusual booths at Denver Comic Con 2014 where Crosier, The Enigma and Serana Rose, along with their comic-artist collaborators, will release issue 3 of S ... More >>
The leaves have turned and the weather's gone cold, but we geeks aren't concerned -- all of our favorite activities take place indoors, anyway. And this November will give Denver geeks plenty to be thankful for between now and Thanksgiving. In addition to the usual buffet of turkey and pumpkin pie, ... More >>
Okay, let's set aside for a moment the fact that the forthcoming release from Plastic Sound Supply is the Denver label's twentieth release. Or even the fact that the platter itself is absolutely brimming with a fresh batch of tunes from some of the finest and most celebrated electronic acts and prod ... More >>
Some bands want to rock your face off. Some want to make you swoon with emotion. And still others are just looking to scare you half to death. Genessier, the new project featuring Ryan Policky of A Shoreline Dream and Eddie Breidenbach of the Omens, fits in that last category. "I used to work at hau ... More >>
Latenight Weeknight Records
One of the biggest challenges of making an engaging video -- particularly those that don't follow any sort of discernible, linear plot line or that pivot on some sort of cohesive narrative -- is at least coming close to matching the visuals that listeners conjure up on their own when listenin ... More >>
When people picture an artist's life, they usually envision something romantic: Gene Kelly in An American in Paris, opening the window to his rooftop Parisian studio, letting in the morning light while singing "I Got Rhythm," and dancing out the door to make a living selling art on the streets. In r ... More >>
Losing Them All to This, due out on Latenight Weeknight on 9/19/11If it seems like A Shoreline Dream has been rather quiet lately, it's because it has. But there's a very good reason for that: The outfit has been hard at work finishing up work on a brand-new album, Losing Them All to This Tim ... More >>
Latenight Weekend Records
Image by TheAlieness GiselaGiardino23Need a robot to harmonize on your latest opus, but Autotune got you down and vocoder too kitschy and retro? Well, local electronic music mastermind CacheFlowe (aka Justin Gitlin) has got a treat for you! As of today, his custom vocal processing software R ... More >>
Monotonix set off the SoCo stage. Elsewhere: See reviews and photos from Day One. We're back on the Rocks for what, so far anyway, is looking to be a much more pleasant day than Saturday. In case you missed yesterday's festivities, it was viciously cold and wet, and not at all conducive to ... More >>
A Shoreline Dream, Moonspeed, SonnenblumeThursday, February 26, 2009Bluebird TheaterBetter Than: Taking OxyContin and staring at clouds.Maybe it's the pretty sunsets, or maybe it's the lack of oxygen, but Denver has the makings of a surprisingly good bliss-rock scene. Last night's all-local lineup a ... More >>
So we've been raving about A Shoreline Dream since first hearing the act and speaking with Ryan Policky almost two and a half years ago, and we continue to be impressed by these guys as whole. We absolutely love the music, and we sincerely admire their truly DIY approach to getting their music heard ... More >>
We had too much fun on the show last night. Gave away a bunch of cool stuff -- tickets to the Bands You Need to Know 2 show tonight at the Marquis and CDs from Lion Sized and A Shoreline Dream -- and had a couple of great guests on. In the first hour, Rob Burleson, aka Number 3, and Josh Bergstrand ... More >>
Everything is still coming up roses these days for A Shoreline Dream. After roaring out of the gate in 2006, wisely aligning itself with Paste and Filter Magazines and Urban Outfitters, to then earning a nod in Urb's Next 100 issue last spring and collaborating with Ulrich Schnauss, the act has mad ... More >>
Saturday, June 16
Backbeat writers sound off on the best local releases of 2006.
A freak accident brings new meaning to this band's latest release.
Avoiding the Consequences (Latenight Weeknight Records)
A Shoreline Dream EP (Latenight Weeknight)
Drop the Fear
Drop the Fear
In 2004, Mootown's best and brightest gave us something to write home about.
Drop the Fear has created a drama that's not afraid to look you in the eye.
Pure Drama gets ready to emote in a special way.
Wilco weathers Reprise Records, in-fighting and an in-studio film crew in a new documentary.
Denver produces a new crop of music.