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  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Jon Spencer on how working with R.L. Burnside felt like being in the presence of an eternal god

    A few years ago, Jon Spencer was getting the Blues Explosion's Matador albums ready for expanded reissues when he thought about getting the band back together after an extended hiatus began taking root. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion subsequently regrouped and spent the intervening years touring, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Prince at the Ogden Theatre, 5/12/13

    PRINCE @ THE OGDEN THEATRE | 5.12.13 Prince had one job last night, and that was to make this crowd forget about the price of admission. For about sixty of the ninety minutes he was on stage at the Ogden, he did just that, but his focus on the obscure, the new and the abrupt ending of the show left ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Bootsy Collins on his unique persona and getting his start in funk playing with James Brown

    David Carlo​Bootsy Collins (due tonight at The Boulder Theater), a bass player with a larger than life persona, first came to promience in the James Brown band. After leaving Brown's outfit, Collins was convinced by a friend to go to Detroit, where he hooked up with George Clinton, with whom C ... More >>

  • Articles

    February 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Ralphie does Coachella without credentials

    This isn't your daddy's Woodstock, your hippie cousin's Bonnaroo or your yuppie Chicago Uncle's Lollapalooza. This is Coachella, man, and it attracts the most pretentious music fans on the planet, who all choose to gather in grassy polo fields and endure intense desert heat for the same reason. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Josh Reichmann Oracle Band - Crazy Power

    Josh Reichmann Oracle BandCrazy PowerPaper Bag RecordsAfter a perfectly respectable run as frontman of Toronto artsy punk outfit Tangiers, Josh Reichmann set off on his own last year, surprising fans of his earlier work by reinventing himself as a left-field soul man on the Life is Legal EP. With th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2007
  • Music

    May 3, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    The Roots

    The Tipping Point (Geffen Records)

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    The Message

    The Voice

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Beyond Nirvana

    Maktub aims to prove that there's more to the Seattle sound than grunge.

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    Beauty and the Beat

    Nikka Costa has a big, funky voice and a great butt. Which will you notice first?

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    O Father, Where Art Thou?

    Freddy Rodriguez Sr. has spent decades in Denver's jazz scene. These days his favorite partner is his son.

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Join the Club

    Any Dick or Harry can get funky with the Tom Tom Club's first recording in eight years.

  • Calendar

    May 28, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 28 - June 3, 1998

  • Music

    January 22, 1998

    Brother From Another Planet

    When it comes to hip-hop, Dr. Octagon veteran Kool Keith is out of this world.

  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    And the Winners Are ...

    Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.

  • Music

    July 27, 1994