Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In September, Beirut hits the Fillmore and Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is slated for a date at DU's Gates Concert Hall, followed by Chromeo, who's due back in Denver in October for a return date at the Ogden after a stellar set at th ... More >>
On A Chorus of Storytellers, Album Leaf's mastermind/frontman Jimmy LaValle once again proves he isn't a spectacular wordsmith - like a derivative musician who needs to widen his exposure to sounds, LaValle's lyrics suggest he could benefit from studying poetry for a bit. Just the same, h ... More >>
Vampire Weekend's Contra claimed the top spot at Twist & Shout last week.Although Spoon has dominated the local charts over the past few weeks, there were no clear winners across the board for the week ending February 7. New releases from Album Leaf and Lil Wayne -- his ill advised rock album ... More >>
Quite a few shows announced this week that will be going on sale this weekend: The Black Eyed Peas, who just added another trio of Grammys to the three they already have, bring their E.N.D. World Tour to the Pepsi Center on Saturday, March 27. Ludacris and LMFAO open the show. Tickets for the tou ... More >>
Apparently Youtube launched a Pandora-esque service last week dubbed the Music Discovery Project with very little fanfare. Near as we can tell, it functions the same way as services like Last.fm and Pandora and operates based on some crazy mathematic algorithm we can't wrap our tiny minds around, "F ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For ... More >>
Friday, July 24, Marquis Theater, 866-468-7621.
Just when we thought the Red Rocks summer line-up couldn't get any hotter, three more shows were just added to the schedule, including Counting Crows and Augustana on Wednesday, July 29, Rock the Bells '09, featuring Nas, Damian Marley, Busta Rhymes and more, on Thursday, August 6, and the Mountains ... More >>
Tuesday, January 23, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Into the Blue Again (Sub Pop)
With Our Album Year, the Meese might inherit the earth.
Bear Vs. Larger Bear
In a Safe Place (Sub Pop)