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Sonic Youth

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    November 29, 2012

    Mega Gem

    Colors of the West
    Self-Released

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    August 2, 2012

    Leather Sky

    Neglected Prayer Rug Abomination
    Sleeping Giant Glossolalia

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    December 27, 2011

    Video: The five best bands that broke up in 2011 -- paired with five of their saddest songs

    Bands break up all the time. This is an established fact, and depending upon how many of your favorite band's original members are alive, sane or producing concept albums, it can be a welcome one. The only difference this year is the purely unfair share of fallen rock soldiers that will have ended w ... More >>

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    October 27, 2011
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    September 22, 2011

    Grave Babies

    Sunday, September 25, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    July 7, 2011

    Sparkler Bombs

    A Raw Youth
    Self-released

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    March 17, 2011

    Sic Alps

    Sunday, March 20, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.

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    October 21, 2010

    Avi Buffalo

    Monday, October 25, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    October 7, 2010

    Is the entire notion of a band "selling out" even valid anymore in this day and age?

    ​In a Q&A with GQ posted earlier this week, Steve Albini takes Sonic Youth to task for selling out when they signed to Geffen in 1990. He contends that when Sonic Youth entered the mainstream machine, it encouraged other bands to follow suit. It's kind of confusing logic if you think too lon ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    What's so bad about Sonic Youth again, Steve?

    ​If you haven't heard (or don't check Pitchfork like its your Twitter account) Steve Albini is pissed off -- again. In a Q&A with GQ.com published this week, everyone's favorite producer/indie curmudgeon decided to attempt to assassinate Sonic Youth's impenetrable DIY credibility. Serving up s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Sonic Youth at Ogden Theatre - 10/04/10

    Jon Solomon​ SONIC YOUTH With Caldera Lakes 10.04.10 | Ogden Theatre The thing about seeing Sonic Youth is, no matter what else is going on in the venue, the city or even the world at that very moment, there is no question the show will be staggeringly beautiful. It won't be flashy or dramat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Win tickets to see Sonic Youth on October 4 at the Ogden Theatre

    Update: The answers are as follows. If you think you won, check your email right now. Thanks for playing, let's do it again sometime.

  • Music

    September 30, 2010

    Sonic Youth

    Monday, October 4, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Sonic Youth at Monkey Mania: Remember that? What a night that was, eh?

    View Larger Map Anyone who had been to Monkey Mania even once walked away with a story to tell. In fact, choosing just one great show from Monkey Mania is next to impossible. It was a haven for loud-as-fuck rock and roll tailor made to appeal to bands that loved to experiment. The building itself ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Neil Young Top Seller at Wax Trax

    ​Neil Young's Dreamin' Man Live '92, which includes a complete live performance of Harvest Moon before the studio album was released, grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax this week, while Mars Volta's Omar Rodriguez-Lopez claimed the second slot with his latest effort, Xenophanes. Tom Waits, meanwhile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Fell gets props from Thurston Moore and Byron Coley

    ​For a project that initially began as a home recording project, Fell, led by Josh Wambeke, has sure turned a lot of heads, from Camera Obscura label head Tony Daley, who stepped up to release the act's music virtually sight unseen, to the producers of the indie film The Purest Blue, who utilize t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 3, 2009

    As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Is the name "Sonic Youth" still working for you guys?

    Photo by Jon SolomonThurston Moore of Sonic Youth.​ The weekend is over, but the memories linger. Check out our reviews of the still-loud-but-no-longer-so-youthful Sonic Youth at the Ogden Theatre, as well as Akron/Family at the Bluebird -- and read a Q&A with A/F's Dana Janssen here. There's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Sonic Youth signature Fender Jazzmaster guitars on sale today

    Sonic Youth guitarists Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo have a strong affinity for their Fender Jazzmasters. which they say have defined the Sonic Youth sound for more than two decades. According to Fender's press release, the guitarists have always modified their Jazzmasters by removing any extraneou ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009
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    June 22, 2009

    Grizzly Bear top seller at Wax Trax

    Grizzly Bear's latest disc, Veckatimest, nabbed the top slot at Wax Trax for the week ending June 21. The late-'70s Colorado punk compilation Rocky Mountain Low continues to stay in the top ten while new albums from Mos Def and Sonic Youth also grabbed spots in the top five. See the full breakdown a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Sonic Youth top seller at Twist and Shout again

    Sonic Youth's new album, The Eternal, grabbed the top slot for the second week in a row while George Harrison's new greatest hits collection, Let It Roll, came in second for the week ending June 21. Steve Earle's Townes, Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown and Mos Def's Ecstatic rounded out the top f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Sonic Youth top seller at Twist and Shout

    After two decades on Geffen Records, Eternal, Sonic Youth's Matador Records debut released last week, was the top seller at Twist & Shout for the week ending June 14. Mos Def's The Ecstatic,  Dirty Projectors' Bitte Orca, both released last week, came in at the second and fourth slots while ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Black Eyed Peas and more

    The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) (Interscope) For the most part, the critical intelligentsia has looked askance at the Peas' latest due to its backburnering of the hip-hop style on which the act was founded, as well as the presence of more party-hearty exhortations than consciou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    The Fluid and Overcasters featured on Brooklyn Vegan

    While we'll be posting some pictures and a write up of our own shortly from Tom Murphy, who accompanied the Fluid and the Overcasters to the East Coast for a pair of dates this past weekend, Brooklyn Vegan posted a bunch of a great pics from the show. Unsurprisingly, both bands evidently kicked ass ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    Fissure Mystic

    Larimer Lounge

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    May 1, 2008

    Kingdom of Doom Crumbles

    Denver Police bust up a cornerstone of the underground scene.

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    February 12, 2008
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    January 24, 2008

    The Band Show

    Denver bands make love, not war, at Stand By Your Band II.

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    May 10, 2007

    Welcome

    Sirs
    Fat Cat

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    March 8, 2007

    Vitamins

    Emerald City

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    November 23, 2006

    Various Artists

    Plant Music
    Plant Music Records

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    September 28, 2006

    Faceless Werewolves

    Medium Freaky (Super Secret Records)

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    August 17, 2006

    Slayer

    Christ Illusion (American)

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    July 20, 2006

    Fissure Mystic

    Life Story/Pink Mist EP (Self-released)

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    June 22, 2006

    Sonic Youth

    Tuesday, June 27, Gothic Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

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    November 3, 2005

    Deerhoof

    Tuesday, November 8, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    August 25, 2005
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    August 11, 2005

    Kinski

    Friday, August 12, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    June 16, 2005

    Landlordland

    Dragging Through the Weather (Shrat)

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    April 21, 2005

    Kite Operations

    Dandelion Day (KOA Records)

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    February 10, 2005
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    November 11, 2004

    Le Tigre

    This Island (Strummer/Universal)

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    April 29, 2004

    Gogol Bordello

    Wednesday, May 5, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    April 22, 2004

    The Lot Six

    Major Fables (Tarantulas)

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    March 27, 2003
  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Sonic Youth

    Murray Street (Geffen)

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    December 2, 1999

    Critic's Choice

    And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

  • Music

    May 14, 1998

    The Aging of Sonic Youth

    The ultimate indie band embraces the past, the present and the future.

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