The Howling Hex

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    September 16, 2014

    Eleven Famous Musicians Who Recently Moved to Colorado

    With the legalization of cannabis for recreational use starting January 1, 2014, Colorado has become a destination for touring bands. However, a steady stream of artists have been moving to the state for years. Some seem to use it purely as a base of operations, but some have engaged with the local ... More >>

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    September 10, 2014

    The 2014 Goldrush Music Festival Schedule

    Goldrush Music Festival has always featured a meticulous lineup of local and national artists working with unusual sounds and approaches. This year is the biggest in the four-year history of Goldrush, with headliner Wolf Eyes joining a slew of other exceptional noisemakers on three stages at Larimer ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (7 free!), April 18-20

    If smoking weed with the masses at Civic Center Park or Easter egg hunts aren't your thing, there's still plenty to Denver in Denver this weekend, everything from debates to art openings to a three-day celebration of music, comedy and, yes, cannabis. We've picked out ten of the best events, all unde ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    A mostly ridiculous conversation with Magic Cyclops about his greatest hits

    Magic Cyclops returns from the rumors of his premature 2011 death to perform at Wax Trax Records this Saturday, April 19th for Record Store Day. For the occasion he is also releasing a limited edition of his "Captain Badass" single on square vinyl. That night he will reprise his performance and debu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Pentagram at Summit Music Hall, 2/28/14: Review

    Pentagram @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL |2/28/14 Pentagram took the stage in the wake with a spooky soundscape coming through the PA, Bobby Liebling looking like a puppet woken up from a nap and blinking. He was all but twitching to life, pulled along by invisible strings. But when Liebling took the mic, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Review: Bill Callahan at the Oriental Theater, 11/25/13

    BILL CALLAHAN at ORIENTAL THEATER | 11/25/12 If you show up to a Bill Callahan show expecting a whiskey-soaked rager, you shall be disappointed. Last night's gig at the Oriental was proof positive of that. The audience took their seats, and Callahan -- standing near the back of the stage, as if to e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Your Denver Halloween concert/party guide

    Happy Halloween! What are you doing tonight? Have you decided where to strut your get up yet? If not, lucky you; we've compiled a comprehensive list of everything going down tonight and this weekend. Keep reading to see what's good, and of course, feel free to let us know if we missed anything. See ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    The Howling Hex at Hi-Dive, 9/5/13

    THE HOWLING HEX @ HI-DIVE | 9/5/13 Neil Michael Hagerty didn't do too much physical emoting last night at the hi-dive, nor did the rest of the Howling Hex. But Hagerty projected his voice evocatively in an almost cartoonish fashion that matched his unusual guitar tones. Maybe he just EQ'd the sounds ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this week

    ALT-J @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | THURS, 9/5/13 With prime slots this years's Coachella and millions of YouTube views, Alt-J is one of the hottest emerging acts in the country right now on the strength of its latest effort, The Lateness of the Hour. Alt-J sold out the Bluebird last spring, and this week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    New Denver shows: Fiona Apple, Lady Antebellum, J. Cole, Of Montreal and more

    After an appearance last summer at the Paramount Theatre, Fiona Apple is making her way back to Denver for a show at Boettcher Concert Hall on Friday, October 11, with Blake Bills. Tickets ($49.50-$69.50) go on sale this Friday, August 2, at 10 a.m. No word on when tickets go on sale to the general ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Crime and the City Solution at the Oriental Theater, with the Howling Hex, 10/18/12

    CRIME AND THE CITY SOLUTION @ ORIENTAL THEATER | 10/18/12 From the beginning of its set, Crime and the City Solution created an intimate, sensory immersive environment with a flood of atmospheric sounds built from what seemed like Persian music. The instruments interacted with each other as though ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Simon Bonney of Crime and the City Solution on why the band's back after a two decade hiatus

    Crime and the City Solution started out in the late '70s in Sydney, Australia, but its members went on an extended adventure in relocation, following its creative opportunities where they lay. First they went to Melbourne, where the group befriended the Boys Next Door, who, in part, went on to becom ... More >>

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    March 26, 2012

    Review: Wovenhand and Michael Gira at the Oriental Theater, 3/24/12

    WOVENHAND @ ORIENTAL THEATER | 3/24/12 One song into Saturday night's set at the Oriental Theater and Michael Gira told the crowd, "Okay, shut up. Shut the fuck up. Time to shut up." He'd opened with brooding and droning "Jim" from Swans' latest effort, 2010's My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To T ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

    For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.