We have to hand it to a band that makes us physically LOL. A searing vision of George Costanza running out of the bathroom, pants around his ankles and screaming "Vandelay Industries!" was one of the funnier scenes to resonate from the Seinfeld series -- and tonight at the Larimer Lounge, a b ... More >>
Elliot Ross Nautical Mile first caught our attention back in July of 2009 , and since then has pretty much destroyed any notions people might have had about the quality of local music. With a slew of some of the most radio-friendly pop rock songs to ever come out of Colorado, Nautical Mile h ... More >>
David Shankbone This weekend in New York City, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth is evidently slated to give a lecture to kids between the ages of eight and twelve titled "A Dissertation on White Noise." This news got us to thinking: What other musicians would we like to see teaching our childre ... More >>
The February 4 profile "Fucked Up Pushes Punk Into the Future By Understanding the Past" is pretty hefty -- nearly 1,400 words. And yet it only uses a small portion of the quotes offered by Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham during a sprawling, wide-ranging and hugely entertaining conversation that c ... More >>
Goldfinger Hello Destiny… SideOneDummy 01:23-02:08 of “Without Me” Whoa. Goldfinger is still around. You know, I could pun the title and be like, “Hello Destiny, we still suck,” or “Hello Destiny, is this all we’ve worked for?” But that would be easy. And not really funny. Kind of l ... More >>
The Last Town Chorus and The Weakerthans Marquis Theater September 27, 2007 Better Than: Waiting in line at the DMV. Lead singer of the Last Town Chorus, Meghan Hickey, has a voice that is both sultry and seductive. Hickey's ability to handle her slide guitar is like watching the best flamenco gui ... More >>
Thursday, September 27, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
These Songs Are Walls
Monday, May 15, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
For the members of Roy, home is where the art is.
Reconstruction Site (Epitaph)
The Weakerthans leave the noise, but not the idealism, of punk rock in their past.
Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.