A Pictureplane associate last night at the SummitCHECK YO PONYTAIL 2 at THE SUMMIT | 10/25/11The highlight of the evening last night came in Big Freedia's set when she showed the audience that she wasn't one to just tell people how to bump, but that she knew how to do it herself, and as she p ... More >>
Jorge MorenoSpank RockSpank Rock (due tonight at Summit Music Hall for the Check Yo Ponytail 2 tour) emerged in Philadelphia around the middle of the last decade making music that brought together threads of hip-hop, rock, R&B and electronic pop. With the release of 2006's YoYoYoYoYo, the gro ... More >>
Tonight it's going to be on and poppin' in the Mile High City as the Check Yo Ponytail 2 Tour pulls into the Summit Music Hall. If you haven't seen it, the bill is absolutely stacked with Spank Rock, Big Freedia, Franki Chan, the Death Set and Denver's own Pictureplane. Feel like getting your ... More >>
KE$HA at 1STBANK CENTER | 09/03/11Brandon MarshallKe$ha, kid tested, mother approved. See more pics in the full Ke$ha at the 1STBANK Center slide show The floor at 1STBANK Center was blanketed with glitter and gold confetti on Saturday night. This was the aftermath of the pop-star hurricane known a ... More >>
Gaga's nostalgia-inducing butt.Although physical albums are on there way to being rendered completely useless, there was a time -- believe it or not -- back when telephones still had curly cords, that all recordings were only available in a tangible form. As such you developed attachments to ... More >>
The concept behind The Hood Internet's work is pretty simple: Create unlikely combinations of current tracks by a variety of artists, and let the newly birthed song ride out. Less ADD-like than a lot of mash-up creationists, The Hood Internet DJ duo simply builds a sonic space where R. Kelly ... More >>
Tuesday, September 14, Summit Music Hall, 1-866-468-7621.
Tuesday, September 8, Bluebird Theater, 303-377-1666.
Photo by Chad FahnestockDJ Beretta, D. Allie, Dante, Air Dubai, Mane Rok and the Pirate SignalMarch 13, 2009Marquis TheaterBetter Than: Puking up green beer outside Scruffy Murphy'sEntering the Marquis Theater on Larimer Street on Saturday night was like stepping into a warm, dry bungalow after bein ... More >>
I deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I would: a) run out o ... More >>
Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they w ... More >>
In the October 23 issue we posted excerpts of Tom Murphy’s recent conversation with Diplo (aka Wesley Pentz). The quotes used in that piece were taken from the following interview posted after the jump, in which Diplo Mad Decent, his record label and Heaps Decent, a program devoted to underprivile ... More >>
Ali & Aj Insomniatic Hollywood Records 02:00-02:45 of “Potential Breakup Song” I think I might have stumbled into some strange tween land because I’m a little embarrassed to have this in my hands. Perhaps even more embarrassed that I’m nodding my head and tapping my toe. I mean, they’re r ... More >>
Comeback kids, rhymin' Limeys and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006.
Yoyoyoyoyo (Big Dada)