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Sleater-Kinney

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    The fifteen best female-fronted fuzz guitar bands

    In the past few years, fuzz guitars have come conspicuously back to the forefront, and they're being played by some female-led outfits that sound like they came straight out of mid '90s, the time when Juliana Hatfield, Liz Phair and Courtney Love were queens of the Sam Goody racks. With jangly and d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Punk Rock Karaoke invites you to sing along to Bikini Kill and Jawbreaker for a good cause

    Rebel girls and rude boys, this one's for you: tonight's Punk Rock Karaoke invites everyone to sing along with his or her favorite songs for a good cause, as the Denver Health Collective hosts a traveling repertoire of punk hits. The karaoke project makes its first stop in Denver -- which also acts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Joanna Bolme of Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks on playing Scrabble with Pavement

    Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks (due tomorrow night at the Fox Theater in Boulder) formed after Malkmus's influential band, Pavement, went on indefinite hiatus at the end of the '90s. Initially, it was something of a solo project, but Malkmus ended up recruiting his friend John Moen, as well as Joanne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Sin Desires Marie on Fugazi and the puzzling novelty of women playing powerful music

    Tom Murphy​In the eloquent liner notes of Sin Desires Marie, the band's sole full-length, bassist Yoon Park explains that Sin Desires Marie (due tonight at Glob for this weekend's Titwrench Festival) was started by friends who learned how to play their respective instruments as they learned to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2011

    Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz at Rockaway Tavern, March 5, 2011

    Tom MurphyMiracleman​ Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz Rockaway Tavern | March 5, 2011 Miracleman set up on the floor in front of the stage. The duo, comprised of Chris Westin and Sara Century, had a bedraggled drum set, keyboards, a tape player with samples and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Titwrench 2010 at Glob

    Titwrench 2010 Friday, July 9 - Sunday July 11, 2010 | Glob | Denver Over the course of one weekend, Titwrench 2010 brought together artists and people of all stripes from around the country and attracted a wider than usual swath of the local community. On Saturday afternoon, there were worksho ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Q&A with Janet Weiss of Quasi

    ​ Since 1993, Quasi has released a series of albums underscoring the fact that sad songs don't have to sound like surrender. Instead, as Quasi's material often displays, there can be a feisty defiance to the inner grey skies and rain. The act comprises yeyboardist Sam Coomes, who played in He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Q&A with Stephen Malkmus

    Stephen Malkmus, left, with his band, the Jicks. Former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus is an eccentric fellow, which explains in large part the idiosyncracies of this Q&A, conducted for a Westword profile published in advance of his Thursday, November 6, appearance at the Gothic Theatre. But th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    Last Night...Dresden Dolls, Smoosh and Ukulele Loki @ the Ogden Theatre

    Photo by Chris Velarde The Dresden Dolls, Smoosh, and Ukulele Loki and the Gadabout Orchestra Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Ogden Theatre Better Than: Not dressing up in clothes from the movie Cabaret. The Dresden Dolls throng was out in full force last night, but only about half of them donned the requis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2008
  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    On the Download

    Linking you to the best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives.

  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    Viva Voce

    This couple makes marriage seem cool.

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Two Ton Boa

    Saturday, November 4, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    Various Artists

    The Sound the Hare Heard (Kill Rock Stars)

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Hanukkah Songs

    Wherein we find the coining of our new favorite word: Jew-pergroup.

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Sleater-Kinney

    The Woods (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Ms. Led

    Thursday, April 7, 15th Street Tavern, 303-572-0822.

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    The Gossip

    Tuesday, November 9, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Homeward Sound

    After six years in Portland, the Minders revisit the city that put their pop on the map.

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Wright of Passage

    Juggling pain, loss, hope and rage, Shannon Wright just wants a little truth.

  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Grave Expectations

    Pretty Girls Make Graves is dealing with the pressures that come with making brilliant music.

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Nerves You Right

    Erase Errata's abrasive strain of avant-rock gets on your nerves in a good way.

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Backwash

    Pearl Jam accuses the Rocky Mountain News of uneven flow.

  • Culture

    March 27, 2003

    War on War Songs

    Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    The Go-Betweens

    bright yellow bright orange (Jetset)

  • Music

    August 1, 2002
  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of March 28, 2002

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    A Frustrating Mess

    Beulah leader Miles Kurosky's dark nights lead to pure pop sunshine.

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Tin Huey

    Disinformation
    (Future Fossil Records/P.O.S. Records)
    Complete Recordings 1987-1989
    (Innerstate Records)

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Sleater-Kinney

    All Hands on the Bad One
    (Kill Rock Stars)

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    The Rockfords

    The Rockfords
    (Sony/Epic)

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Sweet Emotion

    Hip-hop rock-fusionist band Rainbow Sugar believes it's a Wonderful life.

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Playlist

    Poor Little Knitter on the Road and Quasi

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    Pucker Up

    The Kiss Offs don't mind giving you a little lip.

  • Music

    March 18, 1999
  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    My Dinner With St. Andre

    The ex-Denverites-turned-San Franciscans in St. Andre get cerebral.

  • Calendar

    October 15, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 15 - 21, 1998

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    The Hype Report

    Sleater-Kinney is a critic's favorite that makes music you might actually enjoy.

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    My Seven Hours With Lilith

    A chromosome-challenged critic gets in touch with his feminine side.

  • Music

    March 12, 1998

    Everything's Peechees

    The punk-rock entrepreneur behind one of the music's finest bands.

  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    And the Winners Are ...

    Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.

  • Music

    July 17, 1997
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