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 >>
Greetings, weekend warriors! Ready to get your groove on? Good. The Dance Card is stacked again this weekend with Skylab 2012: Mission Blackout at the Denver Coliseum with Gareth Emery, Porter Robinson and more, the Crystal Method hits Beta, Sammy Bananas drops by TheHundred party at Beauty Bar, the ... More >>
Ever since E.L. James' first rectal-extraction, the book Fifty Shades of Grey, hit the market like a drunken Rip Torn ramming his car into a tractor-trailer, the merchandise spin-off has been explosive -- or catastrophic, depending on your point of view. Stockings, garters, underwear, pajamas, robes ... More >>
While a number of local dance clubs have changed names and concepts over the years to stay fresh, there are some standbys that have stuck to a tried-and-true formula that keeps people coming back. There are also some newer spots that have opened in the last few years. Whatever the case, here are the ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
There is a ridiculous amount of talent in the state this weekend, and we do mean ridiculous. Between the Crystal Method, Bassnectar and the renowned Tigerskin (aka Dub Taylor), you'd have plenty to choose from. Snowball Music Festival kicks off this weekend in Vail with Rusko, MiMOSA, Major Lazer, M ... More >>
This past Sunday during his acceptance speech on behalf of his band the Foo Fighters for Best Rock Performance at the 54th Annual Grammy awards, Dave Grohl made some comments that stirred the ire of some folks. Lauding the fact that Wasting Light, the album in question, had been recorded in his gara ... More >>
Brett JohnsonWe don't know about you, but our Dance Card is looking pretty full this weekend; here's a rundown of where you can find some booty-shaking tunes: Full Flavor Fridays monthly residency is bringing Dallas-based Brett Johnson to the Appaloosa Grill for a record-release party; there ... More >>
Bring on the dirty for Friday night! And by dirty, we mean dirtybird label's own Claude Von Stroke and J. Philip getting down at the Gothic tonight night. Get your minimal house & techno fix -- also warming up is Denver's own Bones. ($25 at the door, presales on Ticketmaster, 18 , 8 p.m.- 3 a ... More >>
LCD Soundsystem just closed its doors on nearly a decade of music, going out with a bang in New York this past weekend. As another indie-heavyweight bites the dust, it got us thinking about what LCD Soundsystem did while it was around. It's easy to toss the project off as a "hipster" DJ gone ... More >>
Gogol Bordello, who shared a headlining bill with Primus at Red Rocks last week, returns to the area for a two-night stand at the Boulder Theater on Wednesday and Thursday, October 27 and 28. Tickets for this one range between $36 and $41 and go on sale on Friday, August 27 at 10 a.m. The gyp ... More >>
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Photos by Matthew Sage, Background and layout by Ryan Hover. We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the ... More >>
The Disco Biscuits aren't just about the jam scene - this year's installment of their summer music festival Camp Bisco will feature, among many others, LCD Soundsystem, Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon and Denver's own Pretty Lights. The Biscuits have actually been incorporating elect ... More >>
Sometimes we have to wonder if folks that program for Apple's App Store are hell-bent on wasting people's time. We spent an evening with as many artist-specific iPhone apps we could get our hands on and found a few amazing things, a few interesting things and a plethora of pure and total cr ... More >>
In addition to a number of shows announced this week, Live Nation is offering the 2010 Country Megaticket, which includes four shows at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre including, the Country Throwdown featuring Montgomery Gentry, Little Big Town and more on Sunday, June 13, Tim McGraw with Lady A ... More >>
I'm not going to lie: The first time I heard "Frontier Psychiatrist" I thought it was one of the most annoying songs I'd ever heard. This was because it was released in the year 2000, when I was working at shitty chain record store and being pummeled with the likes of The Crystal Method, The Prodigy ... More >>
Alice in Chains hits the road in February in support of Black Gives Way to Blue, its first studio album in fourteen years, and with new singer William DuVall, who took over vocal duties for the band after original singer Layne Staley passed away in 2002. The band hits the Fillmore Auditorium Frid ... 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 ... More >>
The Mile High Music Fest returns to Dick's with Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray. With so many music festivals to fill up your summer and drain your pocketbook, we put together a handy rundown of Denver's fests, in order of their appearance on your calendar. Which are you looking most forward to ... More >>
Saturday, January 26, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more.
Friday, November 11, Trilogy Lounge, Boulder, 303-473-9463.
John Huntington's Club Rubber bounces into town.
The Crystal Method
DJ Nutmeg is moving out of the house, but its foundation is still strong.
It took more than a few scud missiles to break up the party at the Winter Music Conference.
As long as it keeps moving, Blade II entertains.
Roni Size is dedicated to moving forward, and boundaries be damned.
Stomping System (Priority/Playland)
Methods of Mayhem
The Chemical Brothers try to move beyond the hype.
San Francisco's Brendan McCarthy on his time in the Denver dance world.
Instead of capitalizing on the electronica craze, Moby is going his own way.