QUICKSAND @ BLUEBIRD THEATER |1/15/12 In the moments before Quicksand took the stage last night at the Bluebird, the room lights dimmed and floor lights on stage came on to the sound of the Basil Poledouris's theme from Conan The Barbarian. Quicksand frontman Walter Schreifels looked pleasantly sur ... More >>
Tuesday, January 26, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
The chills-inducing men of MidlakeTo some, indie rock is an aesthetic, something between Sonic Youth and Pavement that's played by people with in mop-tops and ringer t-shirts with cans of Pabst atop their amplifiers. Others, meanwhile, might define indie rock literally as music recorded and p ... More >>
Johnny MotoAdam Franklin is well known for his role as the singer and guitarist in Swervedriver. His work in post-Swervedriver projects such as Toshack Highway, Magnetic Morning and his solo work, however, shows a remarkable breadth of musical imagination and a wealth of sonic ideas that reveal dime ... More >>
Mike Honcho. He's spinning in a better place.... Today in Backbeat Online: • RIP Mike Honcho. • Everything is ridiculous at the Air Guitar Championship. • Kid Cudi remixes 3OH!3. • Q&A with the Church's Marty Wilson-Piper. • Q&A with Adam Franklin of Swervedriver. • See the Epilogues f ... More >>
Three more shows were added to this upcoming season's quickly expanding line-up at Red Rocks, including a date featuring the Allman Brothers with the Drive-By Truckers on Saturday, September 5, a show with Bonnie Raitt & Taj Mahal on Sunday, August 30, and Yonder Mountain String Band's Friday, A ... More >>
Drawing equally from the Melvins as it does from My Bloody Valentine, this Florida metal quartet sets itself apart.
Here's a wrap up of what you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were transfixed by the dustup between Radiohead and Prince over whether or not Prince has the right to cock block the release of video of his performance of Radiohead's "Creep" at Coachella...
Photo by Tom Murphy. Swervedriver, the Swayback and Life and Times Friday, May 23, 2008 The Marquis, Denver Better Than: Way too many guitar rock bands of the last decade and a half. With talk of how latecomer tickets were going for upwards of a hundred dollars for Swervedriver's show in New Yo ... More >>
Here's a run down of what you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while all eyes were on R. Kelley, who was undoubtedly ruing the day that he gave in to his body, which was evidently telling him "yes," while his mind was telling him "no"...
Friday, May 23, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Friday, August 18, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Monday, July 24, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Team Sleep (Maverick)
Adios Esposito (Self-released)
After years of struggle, pop springs eternal for the Jealous Sound.