Tiana Bernard

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    August 29, 2013

    No Age at Glob, 8/28/13

    NO AGE @ GLOB | 8/28/13 When No Age kicked into "Fever Dreaming," during a show that had already maintained a hyperkinetic momentum from jump, the title of the song was such a metaphor for the entire performance that you had to wonder if its placement was intentional. The song brought out an even mo ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012

    Leather Sky

    Neglected Prayer Rug Abomination
    Sleeping Giant Glossolalia

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    December 17, 2011

    Review: Speedwolf at The Marquis Theater, 12/16/11

    Tom MurphySpeedwolfSPEEDWOLF at the MARQUIS THEATER | 12/16/11Speedwolf vocalist Reed Bruemmer feigned surprise at the end of the band's set last night and asked the audience if they actually wanted to hear the band cover KISS. Of course everyone did, so the guys closed the record-release show with ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    RIP: Hot White, one of the Denver's most explosive bands, goes gently into that good night

    ​After an almost five-year run, riotous trio Hot White have called it quits. Starting out as a teenage duo from Parker, guitarist Kevin Wesley and drummer Darren Kulback were eventually joined by bassist and vocalist Tiana Bernard, who pushed the band to the next level of sonic chaos. Known fo ... More >>

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    August 3, 2011

    Review: Iceage at Rhinoceropolis, 8/2/11

    Iceage last night in Denver.ICEAGE at RHINOCERPOLIS | 8/2/11When Iceage, from Copenhagen, Denmark, took the stage (or floor in this case) at Rhinoceropolis last night, there was a palpable air of anticipation and excitement, and certainly the members of the band had a quiet intensity about them that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    2011 Westword Music Showcase: Backbeat scribes' travelogues

    Every year, we enlist our Backbeat writers to host various stages at the Westword Music Showcase, and in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty and write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Click through to read travelogues from Thorin Klosowski, Ru John ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    No Age at Bluebird Theater, 12/01/10

    Tom MurphyNo Age​ NO AGE With Hot White and Lucky Dragons 12.01.10 | Bluebird Theater Hot White was first on stage and discharged its signature shards of angular, off-kilter, eruptive sound. It looked like the trio was more comfortable playing a big stage, and yet Tiana Bernard crossed over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Yoda's House at Rhinoceropolis, 11/06/10

    Tom MurphyMarried In Berdichev​ YODA'S HOUSE With Married in Berdichev • Hot White • Hideous Men 11.06.10 | Rhinoceropolis Things got started fashionably late at Rhino with Married in Berdichev. The first song sounded for all the world like a Brittany Gould original, with all the gorgeou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Denver Does Denver, but does it do requests? If so, here's ours.

    ​ Denver Does Denver, happening this Saturday at Meadowlark and The Flobots Community Space, is a festival promising to cut the local music community apart and glue it back together in ways we've never heard before. Folk songs will be auto-tuned, guitars and pedals will stomp out lyrics, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    UMS Night One Travelogue: Hot White at Three Kings, Popwreck at Moe's Barbecue and more

    Tom MurphyHot White at 3 Kings Tavern​ UMS Travelogue, Day One 07.22.10 | Baker District, South Broadway The first day of the UMS festival, a Thursday, was what you might expect in terms of attendees -- mostly other people in bands or those who are clued into the fact that there is plenty of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Titwrench 2010 at Glob

    Titwrench 2010 Friday, July 9 - Sunday July 11, 2010 | Glob | Denver Over the course of one weekend, Titwrench 2010 brought together artists and people of all stripes from around the country and attracted a wider than usual swath of the local community. On Saturday afternoon, there were worksho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Monotonix at Rhinoceropolis

    Noah Van Sciver​ Monotonix July 4th, 2010 Glob Glob was at partial capacity by the time Expiation opened the show with a set of fairly straight-ahead hardcore. You couldn't fault the musicianship, and the frontman at least seemed as genuinely menacing as he was confrontational: At the end of ... More >>

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    May 24, 2010

    Lil Slugger brings their comic book to life at Rhino

    Tom MurphyGood Old Fashioned Sinners delving into some good old fashioned sin.​ Lil Slugger • Hot White • Good Old Fashioned Sinners 05.22.10 | Rhinoceropolis Evidently, this was some sort of reunion show for openers Good Old Fashioned Sinners, or perhaps just a coming out of hibernation ... More >>

  • Music

    April 22, 2010
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    November 12, 2009

    Hot White

    Hot White