Sheila E.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Purple Rain is still great, but the sound is terrible

    Your copy of Purple Rain sounds terrible.That's no knock against the music, that urgent, neon, bug-funk zeitgeist bomb Prince straddled and launched and screamed on as it blew up the world -- kind of like what Slim Pickens did to that nuke in Dr. Strangelove, but with more cream. The music still sti ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    Review: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys at Soiled Dove Underground, 11/22/13

    ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO at SOILED DOVE UNDERGROUND | 11/22/13 One big takeaway from Alejandro Escovedo's show at the Soiled Dove Underground: The man lives the songs he writes. On stage, he spun tale after tale, at times foraying into extended monologues, to describe the backstory of each song. When mill ... More >>

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    August 13, 2013

    Five ways to survive the Colorado Get Movin' fitness challenge

    I've been obsessed with fitness ever since I can remember. Maybe it was because I grew up in the '80s, and activities for girls revolved around a pink-haired dog that pimped nail accessories and showing the world what we could do through the fine art of ribbon dancing. I took ballet, tap dance, ice- ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013

    The ten hottest musical pairings

    For centuries, men have known that the real power of music lies in its ability to get you laid. From "panty-dropper" mixtapes that your parents made back in the day, to John Cusack standing outside the window with Peter Gabriel on the boombox, to that little boy banging on the drums in Love Actually ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    Videos: Rachel Maddow features ex-Colorado pol Joan Fitz-Gerald, America Votes

    Given the hoopla over tonight's presidential debate at the University of Denver, it's no surprise that politicos with Colorado ties are finding themselves in front of national media cameras. An example from Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show last night: Joan Fitz-Gerald, a onetime Jeffco clerk and state sen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    New Denver concerts: The Who at Pepsi Center, New Order at 1STBANK, the Script and more

    See Also: - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future, Atmosphere and XX lead this week's shows - Afghan Whigs, Amanda Palmer, Aimee Mann and Seether lead this week's shows - Mumford and Sons, Brother Ali, Henry Rollins and Melvins Lite lead this week's shows - Morrissey, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, Dinos ... More >>

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    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    BLKHRTS Ball at Glob, 01/08/11

    ​ BLKHRTS With The Pirate Signal, Lust-Cats of the Gutters Flashlights and PDRBLK 01.10.11 | Glob Yonnas Abraham has often referred to BLKHRTS as a "gang" and flippantly pointed out how formidable and imposing the crew -- which also includes King FOE and Karma - is. From only minor cameos, t ... More >>

  • Music

    September 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Q&A with Regan "Busdriver" Farquhar

    Photo by Brian TamborelloBusdriver with Busdriver.​ Boasting may seem like a hip-hop requirement, but it's actually possible to play the rap game without overdosing on self-love every other line. For proof, direct your gaze to the following Q&A with Regan Farquhar, who performs as Busdriver. T ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Hit Pick

    Dear Marsha

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    February 22, 1995