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Karma Party: In Bloom 8 – Benefit 4 Japan

I've only missed one In Bloom since its inception. As a longtime employee of organizer Greg Bloom, attendance and/or performance was often in my job description. This weekend, I'm booked to roast my sister's ...

The Reel Deal: John Oates Q&A

John Oates is getting a little nostalgic. Best known for his part in the dynamic rock and soul duo, Hall & Oates, the multi-talented musician has returned to his musical roots with the release of Mississipp...

Showdown: Nathaniel Rateliff @ The Fox

Nathaniel Rateliff. Sound familiar? If it doesn't, where the hell have you been? Seriously. Not only is he currently one of the finest talents afloat, but he is also from Denver and one of our most famous--...
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Hindsight: Not-So-Big Bang

Throwing parties for a living must seem a seductive career choice to outsiders. Patrons pay you to party, right? How hard can it possibly be? Harder than it looks, as was proven this past weekend at The Denve...

Showdown: Mogwai @ The Bluebird

Scotland may be a tiny place, but it has churned out more than a few wildly famous acts in its time--namely current mainstream talent-show winner, Susan Boyle, as well as indie darlings, Belle & Sebastian, ...
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Dance Floorgasm: Woody McBride

Rock stars take drugs. Like most stereotypes, this one exists because it's often true. And ever since DJs became the new rock stars, many of them have fallen into similar behavior patterns. There's an excepti...

The Reel Deal: John Denver Honored

On April 21st, the Colorado Music Hall of Fame officially opened its doors, welcoming a man so in love with the state, he changed his name. In a career that spanned multiple generations, some 300 songs, and cou...

Holidaze: 4/20 411

Despite myriad health benefits and massive tax revenue, Uncle Sam could technically take a weed whacker to our country's rapidly growing medical marijuana industry at any moment. That fact obviously doesn't...

Music Monday: Download Cards vs. CDs

This past weekend, audiophiles from around the world celebrated Record Store Day, in which all independently owned records stores come together on the third Saturday of every April and throw a big party for mus...

Robot Romancer: Mu$a

Spend more time on Facebook than with flesh and blood faces? Prefer the company of your computer? Fembots get you hot and bothered? Dying to boink a droid? Mu$a's new concept mix My Robot Girlfriend uses mu...