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Sly & the Family Stone

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this weekend

    SUN | OF MONTREAL at MARQUIS THEATER | 11/3/13 Among the most popular and successful of the bands associated with the Elephant 6 collective, Of Montreal started off as a sort of indie pop band with an experimental edge. The band evolved dramatically across several records, fearlessly exploring lyric ... More >>

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    February 5, 2013

    Ten best hip-hop shows in Denver this month

    February is already off to a good start for hip-hop with a pair of great shows this past weekend, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis at Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks and Brother Ali with Prof, Danny Brown and Evidence at Cervantes'. Even excluding those shows, the rest of the month looks to be just as enti ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Beastie Boys Check Your Head turns twenty

    See Also: • Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25 • Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 • More Today in History posts When the '80s became the '90s, everyone stepped up their game. Rap matured lyrically and became more sophisticated sonically, while rock became more intelligent and emotionally r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Liz Phair on Exile, Funstyle and being a studio geek

    Darren AnkenmanLiz Phair​ In the early '90s, Liz Phair (due at the Bluebird Theater this Tuesday) started releasing tapes she called Girly Sound. These early tapes revealed a wide-ranging and playful musical creativity and helped to establish Phair in the underground music scene in Chicago. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Of Montreal at the Ogden Theatre, 10/24/10

    Tom MurphyOf Montreal's Kevin Barnes ​ OF MONTREAL With Janelle Monae 10.24.10 | Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO After seeing her perform on Saturday night, it's no wonder why Janelle Monae was picked by Erykah Badu to open her most recent tour. Monae isn't just a great soul singer, her songwritin ... More >>

  • Music

    October 21, 2010
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    January 19, 2010

    Faith restored: Coachella 2010 lineup announced

    Fucking A. Ask and ye shall receive, eh? (Well, it's not Denver, but close enough.) Just glimpsed the lineup for this year's Coachella. As far as headliners go, you've got your Jay-Z and your LCD Soundsystem and, uh, let's see here, Thom Yorke and ... yada, yada, yada. Whatever, dude. Five words: Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Motet to reopen Cervantes' with Halloween greatest hits show

    ​January 22 and 23, the Motet will be reopening the newly refurbished Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom with a couple of shows highlighting the best moments from past Halloween shows. In case you aren't familiar, the group's Halloween tradition is to "dress up" as some of their favorite bands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Q&A w/ Isaiah Owens of Free Moral Agents

    ​Isaiah "Ikey" Owens is better know these days as the keyboardist of the Mars Volta. His versatile and creative musicianship, though, was honed in the '90s when he played with Sublime and later Long Beach Dub Allstars. Ikey first played with Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Download the Motet's take on Talking Heads

    ​If you love the Talking Heads, enjoy cover versions of favorite tunes and don't think "jam" is a four letter word, you're going to dig this. Local jazz/afrobeat/electronic artist has long been known for their dress-up sets where they dedicate an evening to a favorite band's music. They tackl ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
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    October 9, 2009

    Last night: Time CD release show at hi-dive

    Time, A Clock, Damon JeVon, Agent Strange and Doctype Thursday, October 8, 2009 hi-dive Better Than: That Alex Jones documentary on Bohemian Grove.A Clock from Fort Collins kicked off Thursday's night show at the hi-dive, with his skilled sidekick, a DJ named Deadbeat, spinning jazz and R&B. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Today's featured events: Woodstock rocks the Rocks

    ​It's only right that the Denver Film Society's Film on the Rocks series should fête Woodstock's 40th anniversary, considering that the event, the music and the movie have become inseparably melded in our collective consciousness over time. Besides, FOTR is all about a similar gestalt -- so o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Record Store Day preview: Akron/Family matters

    Interested in a preview of the new Akron/Family album, Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free, which is set for a May 5 release? "Everyone Is Guilty," the A-side of the group's Record Store Day seven-inch, is the lead single from the album, and the VintageVinyl.com describes it kicks off "kicks off a new chapte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    All over but the attention-getting

    Vote Satan-Angel. Once Clinton left the Pepsi Center stage, Jin Ho Kang and Yoougsook Kang, a pair of reverends from Aurora, delivered the closing prayer and the proceedings were promptly gaveled to a close for the night -- at which point the band launched into Sly & the Family Stone's "I Want to ... More >>

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    August 27, 2008
  • Film

    February 14, 2008

    Definitely, Maybe

    Can’t get enough of Bill Clinton? Have we got a movie for you.

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    August 29, 2007
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    August 22, 2007
  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    This Just In

    The latest nightlife news.

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    May 3, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Cred Sheet

    What you need to know to be in the know.

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    The Message

    The Voice

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Master Blaster

    Hip-hop loyalist and rock-and-roll revivalist Cody ChesnuTT has guitar, headphones -- and will travel to the center of your brain.

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Phish Out of Water

    Jon Fishman gets swept up in Pork Tornado.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Bilal

    1st Born Second (Interscope)

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Bringing in the Reeves

    With her own star on the rise, Dianne Reeves honors Sarah Vaughan in a rare hometown concert.

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Diamond in the Rough

    Three urban luminaries make Lucy Pearl an R&B trio with star -- and staying -- power.

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Don Is Breaking

    With a new full-length album and his own record label, Denver rapper Don Blas is lighting up the local hip-hop scene.

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    In the Thick of It

    For more than a decade, the Jungle Brothers have remained members of hip-hop's original tribe.

  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    Spread the Jam

    Medeski, Martin and Wood branch out beyond jazz.

  • Music

    January 7, 1999
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    October 1, 1998
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    August 27, 1998

    Sentimentally Yours

    Kim Fronapfel, aka DJ Sentiment, focuses on music that matters.

  • Music

    December 5, 1996
  • Music

    January 10, 1996

    ALL IN THE FAMILY

    PEPPERMENT SHINES WITH ALL THE COLORS OF THE RAINBOW.

  • Music

    December 27, 1995

    THE GOODS

    THERE WEREN'T THOUSANDS OF FIRST-RATE RECORDS RELEASED IN 1995. BUT THERE WERE NINETY.

  • Music

    November 1, 1995
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    July 5, 1995

    PLAYING IT COOLIO

    HOW DO YOU GO FROM BEING A JUNKIE TO A RAP STAR? COOLIO KNOWS.

  • Music

    February 15, 1995
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    June 8, 1994

    BACK TO THE BEACH

    THE BEACH BOYS' MIKE LOVE ON MUSIC, MONEY AND SUING COUSIN BRIAN.

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