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Thrill Jockey Records

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    April 20, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets, 4/20 edition: Levitate, Cypress Hill, Das Racist and more

    See Also: A 4/20 playlist from Westword's marijuana critic William Breathes Happy 4/20! Welcome to the end of another work week. As always, there are plenty of music options to consider this weekend -- and that's whether you're living the Mile High life or not. The second edition of the annual Levi ... More >>

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    March 23, 2012

    Dustin Wong on guitar looping

    While Dustin Wong (who will be at Moe's on Saturday, March 24) played in the duo Ecstatic Sunshine and the Baltimore-based art rock group Ponytail, who broke up last year, the guitarist does some enthralling stuff on his own. On his second solo album, Dreams Say, View, Create, Shadow Leads, released ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 25, 2008
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    October 16, 2008
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    February 7, 2008
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    January 25, 2008

    Beyond Playlist: Dwight Yoakam and More

    Dwight Yoakam Dwight Sings Buck (New West) At first blush, the notion of Dwight Yoakam devoting an entire disc to the work of Buck Owens seems much too obvious. After all, he’s a well-established Owens acolyte and booster who often drops cover tunes into his live sets, and he famously paired with ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007

    Critics' Picks for 2007

    Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite releases of the past year.

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    November 29, 2007

    Mini Reviews

    Mini Reviews

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    November 22, 2007

    Trans Am

    Thursday, November 22, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    September 20, 2007

    Sound Bites

    Capsule record reviews

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    March 8, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    October 12, 2006

    Adult.

    Friday, October 13, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    December 29, 2005

    Overlooked in '05

    Ten discs that are worthy of your money and your close attention.

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    December 29, 2005

    A Pack of Mutts

    The Lone Wolves of 2005

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    November 24, 2005

    Freakwater

    Wednesday, November 30, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

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    November 17, 2005

    Adult.

    Saturday, November 19, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    October 13, 2005

    Tortoise

    Friday, October 14, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    October 6, 2005

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    May 26, 2005

    Art Throb

    Pit er Pat brings a warm pulse to its spare, conceptual pop.

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    May 20, 2004

    Tortoise

    Wednesday, May 26, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

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    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

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

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    June 26, 2003

    Basses Loaded

    Chicago's Brokeback takes some of the noise out of Illinois.

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    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

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    May 23, 2002

    Trans Am

    TA (Thrill Jockey)

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    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

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    November 25, 1999

    Chemistry Set

    Chicago outfit Isotope 217 approaches jazz through the scientific method.

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    May 13, 1999

    Monster Mash

    Meet the Velveteen Monster, a band that occupies an interesting stretch of Jux County.

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    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

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    October 22, 1998

    The Doctors Are In

    The Speedholes have a prescription for what ails Denver rock.

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    October 1, 1998

    One (Or More) Against the World

    Gifted singer-songwriter Rebecca Gates says the Spinanes are both singular and plural.

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    July 16, 1998

    Freakwater Runs Deep

    The South rises again in the songs of Freakwater's Catherine Ann Irwin.

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    May 28, 1998

    Shell Game

    Tortoise and Isotope 217 bring out two different sides of guitarist Jeff Parker.

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    April 30, 1998
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    February 12, 1998

    Size Matters

    The rockers in Gaunt don't feel guilty about their new major-label contract.

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    November 13, 1997

    The Men of Mouse

    Blasting off with Jan St. Werner of Mouse on Mars.

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    May 30, 1996

    Tortoise and the Air

    For Tortoise's John Herndon, it's not just the notes. It's the space between them.

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