Sara KieslingSince its inception in 1993, Low (due at the Larimer Lounge this Saturday, December 18) from Duluth, Minnesota, has created a body of work characterized by a fragile intensity. Although often lumped in under the banner of "slowcore" with a group of bands of similar sonic leanings ... More >>
Ethan Iverson, keyboardist for the Bad Plus, had a lot more to say than could be squeezed into the profile that appears in the May 24 edition of Westword. But the web has plenty of room -- so here's the full Q&A. The topics discussed include the reasons behind the title of the combo's new CD, Prog; ... More >>
Saturday, July 30, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.
Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.
April 22-28, 1999
Los Lobos has taken some shots, but Cesar Rosas and friends are far from dead.
The biggest musical winners from 1996.
Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.
Tim and Neil Finn prove that they can make music together without killing each other.
Yuka Honda's Cibo Matto makes delectable treats for the postmodern ear.
M. DOUGHTY'S SOUL COUGHING ISN'T CLEARING UP. AND THAT'S GOOD NEWS.