On Your Own
One of Those Days (Self-released)
Silence Is Easy (Capitol)
Two years after becoming Britain's surprise It band, Gomez reclaims a spot in the empire.
Pat Bianchi prepares to meet his master, Joey DeFrancesco, for a night of dueling B-3 beauty.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
Danilo Perez rocks the Boulder Theater, while a local girl makes good at the Grammys.
John Scofield, with the Derek Trucks Band
DJ Logic experiments with hip-hop, rock and all that jazz.
Ralph Carney, Charlie Haden Quartet West, Enemymine, Styx
Elvis Costello isn't angry anymore.
No one told Gomez's Tom Gray that British rock stars are supposed to be loudmouths.
Six new releases paint an intriguing picture of jazz chameleon Herbie Hancock.
Mo Wax founder James Lavelle tries to explain Unkle, the sort-of band behind one of the year's most flamboyant albums.
The inside story of the little Boulder label that could.
Putting the season's major releases to the test.
Faced with the tragic death of his wife, saxophone titan Wayne Shorter chooses life.
THERE'S PLENTY OF FIRE IN THE FLAMING LIPS.