Welcome back to the work week. How was the weekend? A bunch of great shows, eh? Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks with Macklemore, Eli Goulding at the Ogden Theatre, Brother Ali and Danny Brown at Cervantes' and Hot Water Music at Summit Music Hall. What did you catch? Bunch more shows this week, incl ... More >>
Hola, amigo! Welcome to the weekend! A massive amount of musical goodness awaits you this weekend, the first of this fall season. Whatever you feel like getting into, there are a ton of shows to choose from, whether you're looking for metal, rock, hip-hop or just want to party down like there's no s ... More >>
The Jealous Sound (playing tonight at the Marquis Theater) came together when former Knapsack guitarist and singer Blair Shehan got together with some of his friends who had also been members of melodic punk bands of the '90s, including Padro Benito of Sunday's Best, John McGinnis of Neither Trump ... More >>
Just a few weeks ago we talked about the Black Eyed Peas' 360 degree music video, and subsequently, how disappointing it was, being that it was being presented by Black Eyed Peas and all. Thankfully, ex-Shudder to Think vocalist Craig Wedren went ahead and took the bulk of their idea and did ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>
By now you've probably heard that Sunny Day Real Estate, one of my all-time favorite bands and an act whose influence can not be overstated, is reuniting and heading out on the road for twenty dates with the original line-up. We just received word that the tour, which kicks off on September 17 in Va ... More >>
Drawing equally from the Melvins as it does from My Bloody Valentine, this Florida metal quartet sets itself apart.
Finding worthwhile things in neo-country -- like Jen Mangum.
Jeremy Enigk's Sunny days may be over, but his music is as bright as ever.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Friday, November 18, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.
The Things They Carry
The Symptoms' frantic, fuel-injected sound is kicking into high gear.
Don't let the downpour fool you. Aveo's clever pop is far from overcast.
Q and Not U deconstructs the ABCs of punk rhetoric.
After years of struggle, pop springs eternal for the Jealous Sound.
8 Teeth to Eat You/split CD (Better Looking/Five One)
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
YOU'VE GOT TO USE YOUR HEAD TO GET INTO SHUDDER TO THINK.