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    September 23, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    FRI & SAT | BIG GIGANTIC at FILLMORE, RED ROCKS | 9/27-9/28 Last year's Big Gigantic date at Red Rocks was the best EDM shows of the year in this state, and that speaks volumes, given how many stellar acts there were to choose from. The feeling of hometown pride, in both the band and the crowd, was ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    The ten best "yeahs" in recent music history

    Granted sometimes invoking a pithy "yeah" in song might seem like token verbalizing just to fill in the gaps when a singer can't think of anything else to say. No argument there. Sometimes, though, a forceful "yeah" can express all kinds of raw, unbridled emotions (see James Hetfield). Uh-huh. Yeah. ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    New Denver shows on sale this week: Megadeth, Tricky, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky and more

    Megadeth's Gigantour, which features HellYeah, Newstead, Black Label Society and is making a stop at 1STBANK Center in August, goes on sale this Friday, May 10, while Tricky at the Gothic, and Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky at Fiddler's go on sale on Saturday, May 11. Keep reading for the full rundown t ... More >>

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    April 30, 2013

    New Denver shows: Phoenix, Five Iron Frenzy, Channel 93.3 Big Gig with Lumineers and more

    Another solid batch of new shows going on sale this weekend, including Phoenix, who's coming to the Rocks with Dinosaur Jr., Five Iron Frenzy, set to play the Ogden in August, KTCL Channel 93.3 is set to feature the Lumineers, Langhorne Slim and Paper Bird, plus the Monkees. Keep reading for the ful ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    SPEAKEASY TIGER @ MARQUIS THEATER | SAT, 4/27/13 Half a decade ago, Speakeasy Tiger seemed to be in the right place at the right time, with a kind of electro-rock that was equal parts Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Gossip, only gone in a more pop direction. The group got its start as an expansion of origin ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now. What's rocking your world this week?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Worst of Coachella 2013: Weekend one

    Daft Punk Fake-Out Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Because we were fucking teased. On the main stage before the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a long commercial for their new album played, and then we found out that members of the d ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    July 29, 2010

    Nautical Mile on playing pop rock in Boulder and how the band got its name

    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 >>

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    June 24, 2010

    MSTRKRFT

    Friday, June 25, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

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    June 14, 2010

    The Fray to release a covers album

    ​ It's been about a year and half since the Fray's last release, the self-titled follow-up to its double platinum debut, How to Save a Life. In between touring and writing songs for its next album, Denver's favorite power-ballad purveyors have been working on a cover album. We caught up with D ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Nathaniel Rateliff, Sleigh Bells and Bruno Mars top our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 23, 2009

    The 10 most popular concert reviews of 2009

    ​It's about damn time this year ended. But before it does, we're taking a look back at your favorite stories of 2009. Here, the ten most popular concert reviews from the Backbeat blog.

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    December 22, 2009

    The 10 most popular Backbeat stories of 2009

    ​It's about damn time this year ended. But before it does, we're taking a look back at your favorite stories of 2009. Here, the ten most popular stories from the Backbeat blog.

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    December 9, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of December 7, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Breaking: Monolith Festival on the ropes

    ​Just received word from Josh Baker, co-curator of Monolith, that the future of the indie-centric festival is uncertain. (Read Baker's full statement after the jump.) Although the turnout for this year's festival seemed to increase slightly from year's past and the lineup itself seemed more solid ... More >>

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    September 14, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Experience the urban-outfitted neon-infested loveliness of Monolith

    ​ Westword's weekend was dominated by Monolith, the annual two-day hipsterfest at Red Rocks that this year featured the Mars Volta, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Phoenix, Chromeo and plenty of other bands. Our stage-to-stage coverage includes photos of the bands from Day One and Day Two, photos of the ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009

    $99 two-day Monolith Festival passes released

    ​If you haven't yet scored tickets for the Monolith Festival, which is just over a week off, now might be the ideal time to get them and save a few bucks. Esurance, one of the festivals sponsors, just released a block of 400 $99 two-day passes (no service fees) that are only available for the next ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 24, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Monolith adds more than a dozen local DJs

    DJ Vajra​Just received word from Monolith curator Matt Fecher that the annual fall festival, headlined this year by the Mars Volta and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, has just added more than a dozen local DJs to its lineup. Nationally renown turntablist DJ Vajra heads the roster, which also includes Mu$a, w ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    NPR's All Songs Considered weighs in on the best music of 2009

    ​Last time we checked, there's still a good four months left until the end of the year. Regardless, that hasn't stopped Bob Boilen and company from NPR's All Songs Considered from weighing in on the best music of 2009 (so far). Actually, check that -- the results, which were posted on the show's b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    The Mars Volta and Yeah Yeah Yeahs to headline Monolith

    Update: Just in case you haven't been keeping tabs, this year's Monolith line-up has been shaping up rather nicely. On May 18, the masterminds of Monolith began revealing the line-up for the third annual two-day indie-centric music festival every two hours on Twitter and Facebook. Some folks found t ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, July 15 edition

    Danielle Ate the Sandwich -- and then punched it, hard. Put up your dukes. Today in Backbeat Online: • Danielle Ate the Sandwich: Better than a bag of poop on fire! • Last Night: Paul Sprawl at the Laughing Goat in Boulder. • Hearsay bits: City Hall, Speakeasy Tiger, Torch the Wagon, Patrick ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 26 edition

    Photo by Aaron ThackerayBy the time you get to see Phoenix.... So far today, all of America's remaining pop-culture icons seem to be hanging in there.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night's Show: Phoenix at The Bluebird. • Polytoxic drummer Chadzilla hitches a ride with Slim Cessna's Auto ... More >>

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    May 18, 2009

    Rocky Mountain Low top seller at Wax Trax

    Rocky Mountain Low, a compilation of Colorado underground bands of the late 1970s, was the top seller at Wax Trax for the week of May 17. Green Day's new album came in second, while Peaches, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Obits grabbed slots in the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

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    May 18, 2009

    Steve Earle grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

    Steve Earle, who performed songs from his new Townes Van Zandt tribute album at Twist & Shout last Friday, beat out Green Day for the top spot on the store's best seller list for the week of May 17. Bob Dylan, Ben Harper, Iron & Wine and Conor Oberst continue to hold down spots in the top te ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Bob Dylan grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

    Bob Dylan's latest disc, Together Through Life, was the top seller for the second week in a row at Twist and Shout, while new releases from Ben Harper, Isis, Peaches and St. Vincent rounded out the list for the week ending May 10. See the full breakdown after the jump.

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    May 4, 2009

    Bob Dylan top seller at Twist & Shout

    Bob Dylan's Together Through Life, released last week on Columbia, grabbed the top spot at Twist and Shout for the week ending May 3. Depeche Mode, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Neko Case rounded out the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

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    April 27, 2009

    Depeche Mode grabs top spot at Twist & Shout

    Depeche Mode's brand new disc, Sounds of the Universe, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending April 26. Iron & Wine's Norfolk 6/20/05, which was a Record Store Day release, nabbed the second spot while new albums by Manchester Orchestra, Camera Obscura and Booker T were al ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Silversun Pickups grab top spot at Twist & Shout

    The brand new Silversun Pickups album, Swoon, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending April 19. Since the store was pretty busy on Record Store Day (April 18), it's not surprising that special releases for that day by Iron & Wine, My Morning Jacket and Tift Merritt also mad ... More >>

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    April 13, 2009

    Neil Young top seller at Twist & Shout

    Neil Young's brand new album, Fork in the Road, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout last week, followed by Neko Case's Middle Cyclone, which has been a strong performer since it was released March 3. New releases from Doves, Grateful Dead and Yeah Yeah Yeahs rounded out the top five. See the c ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs top seller at Twist & Shout

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs' brand new album, It's Blitz, topped the best seller charts Twist & Shout for the week ending April 6 while new albums by Diana Krall, PJ Harvey & John Parish, Leonard Cohen and the Decemberists also grabbed slots in the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

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    April 6, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 6 edition

    That's the last strawb... Today in Cafe Society: • The Boulder Farmers' Market gets a chilly start. • Stinky Cheese Tour starts at Bistro Vendome. • Colorado Bartenders Guild hosts first cocktail competition. • Milking It: Kellogg's Corn Pops. • Quiznos' take on toasty oven love. • Wome ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Nickel Eye

    Monday, January 26, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

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    September 13, 2007
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    September 13, 2007

    The Vibrators

    Wednesday, September 19, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7370.

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    April 20, 2006

    Pretty Girls Make Graves

    lan Vital (Matador)

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    April 20, 2006

    Conceal Your Bones

    Are the Yeah Yeah Yeahs about to implode? No No No.

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    March 16, 2006

    Metric

    Sunday, March 19, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

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    December 8, 2005

    Single Frame

    Monday, December 12, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    August 18, 2005
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    February 10, 2005

    Aqui

    Monday, February 14, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    August 26, 2004

    Let's Go Crazy...Please!

    Only one man can save us from our own devastating lack of sex appeal.

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    July 22, 2004

    Stoli and the Beers

    In the Alley (Rocktini)

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    April 15, 2004

    Sound and Vision

    When TV on the Radio is broadcasting, don't touch that dial.

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    November 20, 2003
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    June 26, 2003

    Band of Steel

    KaitO is saving the world, one song at a time.

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    September 26, 2002

    This Year's Model

    The Yeah Yeah Yeahs get swept up in the rock-is-back movement.

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