Backspin: Odd Future @ The Ogden

Their t-shirt designs have inverted crosses. The banner behind them onstage? A kitten's face in front of a beach setting. Tyler kills himself in one video. Earl and the crew overdose in another. The last three ...

Backspin: Grieves & Budo @ The Marquis

I'm going to get this out of the way first: the crowd almost ruined the show. “Almost” is a key word. It wasn't ruined, but every dumb drunk thing was done to or around me during the show. Do me a favor next ti...

Backspin: Yelawolf @ The Bluebird

A lot of shows start with lesser knowns trying to showcase their full range of abilities and upstage the headliners. The supports sometimes feel separated from the rest of the acts, but got a ride along because...

Rhyme Horizon: Grieves & Budo @ The Marquis

In support of their highly emotive and highly focused album Together/Apart, Grieves and Budo are embarking on their first headlining tour. The duo, fresh off the Vans Warped Tour and Atmosphere's Family Sig...
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Smashin’ Balls

Now that I have your attention with the title of this blog, let me tell you what I did on Tuesday night—I played ping-pong. (Probably not what you were thinking, huh? Sorry to disappoint you.) And every time I ...
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Highlarious: Doug Benson @ The Boulder Theater

Doug Benson is one funny dude. You’ll have to take my word for it since, admittedly, I was too busy laughing during his show Tuesday night at the Boulder Theater to take solid notes to prove this fact. I tried,...

Hindsight: TV On the Radio @ The Ogden

TV On the Radio is rad. On the second night of their two-night stand at The Ogden this week, I was too busy dancing to take many mental notes. Next to sex, though, interpreting music with your body is the s...

Hindsight: Charles Bradley

It's not every day a senior citizen releases a debut album. That day finally came for 62 year-old Charles Bradley in January, when his soulful No Time For Dreaming dropped on Daptone Records. What took him ...

DVD DL: deadmau5 – Live @ Earl’s Court

Joel Zimmerman--better known as deadmau5--has some of the most advanced technology on the planet at his fingertips, yet he still employs a simple bed sheet ghost costume to open his live show. I'm a fan ...