Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
There's a whole new batch of shows to let you know about, some of which are going on sale this week, including a new date from Breathe Carolina, as well as a rescheduled date for Mouse On Mars at Summit Music Hall, plus 3 Doors Down and Daughtry, who are co-headling the 1STBANK Center in December, a ... More >>
Oh, man, just when you think the upcoming concert season couldn't get any more stacked there's even more new shows to look forward to. We've received word that Die Antwoord is finally making its way to Denver on Monday, August 6, along with dates with Jack White, Andrew Bird, Sublime with Rome, Five ... More >>
Born in the age of MySpace, the Cool Kids (playing tonight at the Fox Theatre with 1984 and DJ Low Key) have long outlasted the ill-fated music site's relevance, as the duo continues to persevere with its smooth style. A big part of this longevity is that the Chicago dudes have always repped ... More >>
The Cool Kids have been stuck in label hell for over a year now trying to get their debut full-length released. Their relationship with previous label, Chicago's Chocolate Industries, went bad, and none of the majors interested in the album could figure out an offer that worked for everyone. ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
The Cool Kids With Air Dubai • DJ Wushu • Shor-T • CobraConda 10.30.10 | Bar Standard On Saturday night, Bar Standard hosted a parade of ghouls, Gagas, rockstars, and Cool Kids -- er, make that The Cool Kids. The doors opened at Bar Standard just as the line was stretching down to th ... More >>
In 2008, the Cool Kids burst out of Chicago with The Bake Sale EP, a ten-track teaser packed with a unique take on modern hip-hop. Part old school Beastie Boys and part EPMD from the future, the Cool Kids bring nothing but the club bangers. Comprised of MCs Sir Michael Rocks and Chuck Ingli ... More >>
Friday, September 17, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.
Andy Bothwell, aka. Astronautalis, has oft times been labeled as the Tom Waits or Hunter S. Thompson of underground hip-hop. Like many others in his position, he began honing his skills in high school, battling on corners while climbing rank amongst industry-friendly peers. His unhurried and ... More >>
Matt Fecher (left) and Josh Baker with Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, whose band headlined the inaugural editon of Monolith Yesterday's news that the Monolith Festival is in financial straits and in need of a rather large infusion of cash just to continue wasn't completely shocking, especially ... More >>
Six Months to Live, deadbubbles and Dario Rosa Saturday, November 14, 2009 Meadowlark Better Than: The second big snowstorm of the season outside. Opening act deadbubbles set the pace for the rest of the show with an energetic set of rock and roll full of more than its fair share of weirdness an ... More >>
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Update: Just in case you haven't been keeping tabs, this year's Monolith line-up has been shaping up rather nicely. On May 18, the masterminds of Monolith began revealing the line-up for the third annual two-day indie-centric music festival every two hours on Twitter and Facebook. Some folks found t ... 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 al ... More >>
Friday, December 14, Vinyl, 303-860-8469.