The blog shortcut, September 30 edition

3Oh!3 strip down.

Our blog inventory is going through the roof.

Backbeat Online is full to bursting with content, including a couple of live reviews that slipped past yesterday's Shortcut -- Smaug at PT's Club Inferno and a roundup from the Summit Jazz Weekend. These items are joined by fresh critiques of Sigur Rós at Red Rocks, The New Year at Larimer Lounge and James at the Ogden, details about Sharon Rawles' memorial service, and a 3Oh!3 sighting in the pages of Entertainment Weekly magazine. Looks like the boys have the music biz's number -- or vice versa.

Cafe Society has a full plate, too. Jason Sheehan talks to Jim Sullivan about the demise of Ocean and Nine75 -- plus there's scoop about Mateo's new co-owner and new look and the greening of Denver's restaurant scene. Apparently, these are the salad days. -- Michael Roberts

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