Animal Collective is one of the most critically acclaimed and popular bands to come out of the American underground in the past fifteen years. The outfit's true synthesis of the avant-garde with pop and psychedelia has yielded a handful of albums that have had a profound impact on a huge swathe of b ... More >>
Danger Mouse just announced he will be collaborating with Jack White, which makes White the billionth musician Danger Mouse has worked with after Beck, the Gorillaz, MF Doom, Cee-Lo, James Mercer, U2, the Rapture, Sparklehorse, Black Keys and, oh, just about everybody else. He's the hottest c ... More >>
Laura GrayMike Diaz of Million Young "Chillwave" is a buzzword used to describe a sound built on brezzy melodies with songs heavy on electronics. Even a short list of artists that have fallen under this umbrella, including bands like Small Black and Washed Out, reveals more diversity in appr ... More >>
Elton John and Leon Russell's The Union , released October 19 on Decca, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and came in second at Twist & Shout for the week ending October 31. Lil Wayne's latest effort, I Am Not a Human Being, continues to stay on top at Independent Records, while Hed P.E ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray Global Dance Festival Friday, July 16, 2010 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre Every year, the Global Dance Festival brings some of the best in electronic music to the best outdoor venue on the planet, and Friday night's sold-out show was no exception. Judging from the proliferation o ... More >>
Inner Surrender to the Vibration of Sound
Zero 7 with Phantogram Monday, December 7, 2009 Ogden Theatre Better than: Listening to a DJ spin trip-hop and ambient pop -- they're kicking it live on stage! A couple of years ago, it was unclear whether trip-hop/electro-pop heavyweights Zero 7 -- comprising producers Henry Binns and Sam Harda ... More >>
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 ... More >>
Weaned on Metallica, this duo makes acoustic guitars sound heavy.
Saturday, June 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Friday, April 18, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Here are the other six artists worth keeping an eye on this year.
Nothing like getting Dressed Up for a Letdown that never happens.
Saturday, June 16
Be there or be square!
The Disco Biscuits give fans of electro-jam fusion something to snack on.
Amon Tobin mixes hip-hop and drum and bass with all that future jazz.
New York's Ming & FS utilize the rhyme -- and the keyboard, sampler, turntable and guitar -- to create their own hip-hop heaven.