Zach Hill

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    September 18, 2014

    Les Claypool of Primus on the Benefits of Folk Music

    Les Claypool and Larry Lalonde will be signing copies of Primus: Over the Electric Grapevine, an oral history of the band, at Tattered Cover on Thursday, September 18, at 7 p.m.. Primus is also slated to perform at Riot Fest on Friday, September 19. Formed in 1984 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Prim ... More >>

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    February 26, 2013

    Ten most enigmatic figures in hip-hop

    Sometimes there are figures in music whose mysterious and inscrutable magnetism transcends the music they make. More than musicians, they become cultural figures whose every move is analyzed every which way in an effort to figure out what's going on in that great gray matter, as Frank Ocean puts it. ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012

    The thirty best concerts of 2012

    While 2012 will be remembered as they year that Red Rocks hosted the most shows in its history, it's also going to go down as one of the best years for concerts in Colorado in general. As we reflected on all the incredible shows we took in this past year, there were an astounding number of what we'd ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    The twenty best hip-hop shows of 2012

    As much of a stronghold as our town is for EDM, Denver is also a hotbed of hip-hop. Although we've always held true to the assertion, and such a declaration would seem perfectly reasonable to even casual observers, the point was never driven home more definitively than when we took a look back at th ... More >>

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    November 22, 2012

    Death Grips

    Friday, November 23, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    November 16, 2010

    Kid Cudi, Cee Lo, Belle & Sebastian top sellers at local stores

    ​Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, released last week on Universal Motown, debuted very strong, claiming the top slots at Albums on the Hill, Independent Records and Twist & Shout for the week ending November 14. Cee Lo Green's Lady Killer, meanwhile, issued last week on ... More >>

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    November 2, 2010

    Elton John & Leon Russell, Lil Wayne, Bob Dylan, Women top sellers at local stores

    ​Elton John and Leon Russell's The Union , released October 19 on Decca, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and came in second at Twist & Shout for the week ending October 31. Lil Wayne's latest effort, I Am Not a Human Being, continues to stay on top at Independent Records, while Hed P.E ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Kings of Leon, Deerhunter, Lil Wayne top sellers at local record stores

    ​While it isn't a huge surprise, Come Around Sundown, Kings of Leon's fifth studio album, released last week on RCA, claimed the top spots at both Albums on the Hill and Twist and Shout, and checked in at number two at Independent Records, behind Lil Wayne's I Am Not a Human Being. Deerhunter' ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009


    Monday, September 14, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    November 10, 2008
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    November 6, 2008
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    November 5, 2008

    Q&A with Marnie Stern

    In an indie-rock world dominated by males in their twenties and often choked with irony and self-consciousness, Marnie Stern is most assuredly an outlier. A 32-year-old woman with serious guitar chops and songwriting skills that are quickly growing to match them, Stern is unabashedly earnest about p ... More >>

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    February 16, 2006

    The Ladies

    They Mean Us (Temporary Residence)

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    April 21, 2005


    Sacramento's Hella has plenty to say -- together or apart.

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    June 10, 2004


    Monday, June 14, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.