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Steve Miller

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Review, photos, setlist: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks at Gothic Theatre, with Tyvek, 2/12/14

    STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS at GOTHIC THEATRE | 2/12/14 During their time in Denver, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks were apparently staying in a hotel in Cherry Creek. We know this because Malkmus asked if anyone hung out there or skateboarded in Cherry Creek or went rafting in it. Malkmus engaged ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    James Dobson, Focus on the Family founder, claims IRS discrimination

    Yesterday in this space, we noted that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder may not have time to weigh in on Colorado marijuana laws because of two mushrooming scandals -- one of them involving reports that the Internal Revenue Service placed extra scrutiny on Tea Party groups seeking nonprofit status. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    R.I.P., Andy Johns: Eric Halborg of the Swayback shares some memories of his friend

    It's a super sad day for the entire music world, but especially for the members of the Swayback, who have lost their dear friend, Andy Johns. The legendary engineer/producer passed away yesterday at the age of 61. In addition to amassing a mind-blowing list of credits over the course of his life on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    The 20 most coveted Colorado music-industry jobs: The complete list with five new profiles

    In our series of coveted Colorado music-industry jobs, we've covered a range of jobs, from guitar tech and handling publicity to being tasked with overseeing digital music delivery from a vast electronic music catalog to band management. Today, we complete our list of the most coveted Colorado music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Five coveted Colorado music-industry jobs

    See also: - Ten best places for pre/post-show eats on Colfax - The five best outdoor venues in Colorado that aren't Red Rocks - Five best midsize venues in LoDo and Ballpark - The ten best green rooms in Denver and Boulder Colorado is an incredible place for live music -- from our outdoor venues, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Lester Bangs died thirty years ago today

    See Also: • Studio 54 opened 35 years ago today • Randy Rhoads: Thirty years ago, a tragic accident took the life of a legendary guitarist • Sex Pistols sign with A&M outside Buckingham Palace 35 years ago • Today in History archives Lester Bangs mother was a Jehovah's Witness and his Fathe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Kurt Elling on his new album and working with Don Was

    ​With a number of Grammys under his belt, and being named "Male Singer of the Year" by the Jazz Journalists Association six times in the last decade, Kurt Elling is one of the world's top jazz vocalists. On his latest effort, The Gate, released in February on Concord, Elling teamed up with leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Tesco Vee of the Meatmen on punk in Michigan, Meatmen album covers and Touch and Go

    The Meatmen​ In the late 1970s, Tesco Vee was an elementary school teacher in Michigan who lead something of a secret life, first as a fan of punk rock and then as the frontman of one of the most notorious and hilarious bands of that era -- the Meatmen (due this afternoon at Twist & Shout for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2010

    Cypress Hill and Steve Miller Band: Two reviews from Mile High Music Festival

    Cypress Hill, 4:45 p.m. on the Wolf Stage I walked straight in the clouds of smoke and the packs of dancing 20-somethings as the first strains of "Insane in the Brain" sounded from the Wolf Stage. I should probably clarify that -- by "strains," I mean I heard B-Real loudly demanding if the crowd fel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Top ten political thefts of music

    ​ There's a certain political group that pays a lot of lip service to individual property rights -- raise your hand if this sounds familiar: Lower taxes, gun ownership, capitalism! As it turns out, there seems to be one aspect of individual property that certain group does not seem to respect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    The Swayback's new song gets licensed

    Just a few weeks into the new year, and already it's shaping up to be a good one for the Swayback. Just received word from Eric Halborg, who's celebrating the birth of his brand-new baby (congrats!), that the band has licensed two of its songs. "All Bad News," a newer track, is slated to appear in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Another reason why death in fight over Kanye West and Jimmy Buffett was senseless

    The case of Richard Lopez, a sergeant in the Army who died outside a Steamboat Springs bar shortly after returning from a tour in Afghanistan, would have been terrible under any circumstances. But the ultra-trivial dispute that led to the tragedy -- a jukebox spat that pitted Jimmy Buffett-loving Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Wake-Up Call: Andrew Hudson is suddenly very popular

    Andrew Hudson is busier than a business reporter tracking the latest layoffs. That's because he's become the first person people call when they're laid-off, or think they could be laid-off. Hudson has made it his job to let people know where the jobs are. And since he specializes in communications, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2008
  • Music

    July 24, 2008

    Torche Proves Metal Doesn't Have to Be Generic

    Drawing equally from the Melvins as it does from My Bloody Valentine, this Florida metal quartet sets itself apart.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Stretching Out at the Rocky Mountain News

    All too often these days, the memos at the Rocky Mountain News concern folks who've chosen to leave the paper or the entire journalism profession. However, a recent pair of notes reproduced below actually focus on more upbeat developments: promotions for folks such as Gil Rudawsky, who's been named ... More >>

  • Film

    July 7, 2005

    Dark Alleys

    Chris Browne's bowling documentary has gloom to spare.

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Heavyweight

    Getting the skinny on Fatboy Slim.

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    For Better or Curse

    An FCC crackdown has radio stations on high alert.

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    In Da Club

    Flow Lounge

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    Critic's Choice

    Rock Bottom Remainders

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    Stop Imagining

    Will freedom of expression be the first casualty in the war on terrorism?

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Electric Frankenstein

    The Dawn of Electric Frankenstein
    (Triple X Records)

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    Monster Magnets

    After nearly twenty years, Electric Frankenstein has rock down to a mad science.

  • Music

    December 31, 1998
  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    Are You Sure Hank Done It That Way?

    An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williamsand what's wrong about country music today.

  • Music

    November 5, 1998
  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    A Phish Tale

    Bassist Mike Gordon explodes some myths about Phish--and confirms others.

  • Calendar

    July 9, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 9 - 15, 1998

  • Music

    August 14, 1997
  • Music

    July 31, 1997

    Parental Guidance Suggested

    If you're easily offended, don't read this article--because it's about a band called Fuck.

  • Music

    July 17, 1997
  • Music

    July 3, 1997
  • Music

    February 6, 1997
  • News

    February 14, 1996

    THE BREAKS OF THE GAME

    THE HISTORY OF A TAX LOOPHOLE--AND HOW IT GOT PLUGGED.

  • News

    August 30, 1995

    KC (& THE SUNSHINE BAND) AT THE BAT

    THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING AT COORS FIELD.

  • Music

    May 3, 1995

    MIX AND MATCH

    HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT SUMMER CONCERT FOR YOU.

  • Music

    December 7, 1994

    STAIRWAY TO HELL

    OUR LIST OF THE MOST OVERPLAYED CLASSIC-ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME.

  • Music

    April 6, 1994

    HOUSES OF THE MOLDY

    THE BANDS THAT CAN FILL STADIUMS OFFER ONLY BLASTS FROM THE PAST.

  • News

    March 23, 1994

    A CAST OF THOUSANDS

    WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU CROSS A STAGE MOTHER WITH A GROUP OF SCHIZOPHRENICS? A REALLY, REALLY BIG SHOW.

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