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The Thievery Corporation spins on August 14 at Red Rocks

In 1995, Rob Garza and Eric Hilton came together to form Thievery Corporation, an outfit that blends electronica with dub, jazz and bossa nova sounds to create a groovy tribal sound with Middle Eastern and Brazilian undertones. The pair's mid-tempo music, which falls somewhere between acid jazz and trip-hop, has appeared on the illustrious Kruder & Dorfmeister's DJ-Kicks series. Additionally, the act has welcomed such guest vocalists as Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction and Iranian-born diva Loulou Ghelichkhani. Thievery's latest album, Culture of Fear, issued this past June, might be its best effort yet. Last year, the group played its first-ever Red Rocks set, opening for Sound Tribe Sector 9. This year, it's bound to pull out all the stops for its inaugural headlining show on Sunday, August 14, at Red Rocks.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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