There's an insanely eclectic array of shows this weekend. Swallow Hill is celebrating its 35th Anniversary at the Paramount Theatre with Josh Ritter, Brett Dennen and Elle King. Nas performs his classic album, Illmatic at the Paramount. There's also the New Pornographers, Felice Brothers, the Hot Sa ... More >>
It's another busy week here in Denver: The wildest in the Hank Williams lineage plays tonight at the Ogden, Keys N Krates returns with a set at Cervantes' Other Side and indie mainstay Of Montreal plays the Bluebird. There are plenty more -- the rest of our picks follow.
The War on Drugs released its new album Lost in the Dream today. The band also plays the Bluebird on March 26. Here's what's going to happen now: I'm going to listen to the new War on Drugs album with my cat, Kitten and we're going to review it track-by-track. Her credentials are that I once wrote a ... More >>
KURT VILE @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 8/15/13 Kurt Vile strolled into the Bluebird last night carrying a stack of his CDs. He's a small man, maybe 5' 3" and weighing 130, with shaggy brown hair. Looked awkward. Very awkward. Was he about to steal my wife's heart with his songs, as she and I had both expect ... More >>
In this very special edition of Heavy Rotation, you not only get a through-the-keyhole view of our musical proclivities, but you also get a few words from us on our top pick of the week. Keep reading to find out what Mark Sanders considers musical comfort food, why Kelsey Whipple can't think of Spac ... More >>
SHARON VAN ETTEN @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 3.28.12 Read also: Sharon Van Etten Q&A Sharon Van Etten is not a diva. Walking on stage at the Bluebird last night, as unassumingly as if she were in the grocery store produce aisle, Van Etten appeared confident and casual. There was no pretense about her or ... More >>
Graham TolbertThe War On DrugsThe War On Drugs (due Sunday, October 30, at the hi-dive with Purling Hiss and Carter Tanton) started to take shape when Adam Granduciel moved back to the East Coast from Oakland to settle in Philadelphia. Once there, Granduciel began to play music with various p ... More >>
Sunday, October 30, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
The brainchild of guitarist and vocalist Adam Granduciel, The War On Drugs came to be almost a decade ago and has seen it's share of line-up changes -- Kurt Vile was a longtime member -- but has consistently created a sort of Americana-meets-Sonic-Youth sound. Last year's Future Weather EP co ... More >>