• Archive for October, 2009

    . . . And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead w/Future of the Left, Bluebird Theater, Tues., 10/20/09 – Reverb

    by  • October 22, 2009 • In Denver Live, National • 0 Comments

    You couldn’t ask for a more apt pairing of bands than Tuesday’s Bluebird Theater lineup of …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead and Future of the Left — particularly in size. Both feature overwhelming avalanches of pure volume, corrupted beautifully by strong melodies and ferocious rock rhythms. And both have...

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    New Release: Los Straitjackets “Yuletide Beat” available for pre-order – and they have a groovy Holiday Gift Pack, too!

    by  • October 19, 2009 • NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 1 Comment

    Surf-rock's favorite luchadores, Los Straitjackets, have released another rockin' collection of Christmas tunes. (Cover: Yep Roc)

    Rock's favorite luchadores, Los Straitjackets, continue to set the wave for shimmering yuletide surf-rock joy with their latest release, "Yuletide Beat," available for pre-order from Yep Roc Records now. A follow up to their massively popular 2002 holiday release "Tis the Season for Los Straitjackets," the new record has been made...

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    New Release: Local Shakedown, Vol. 3 – Radio 1190’s brilliant snapshot of the Denver scene

    by  • October 13, 2009 • Local, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 0 Comments

    If you're familiar with Radio 1190 (KVCU Boulder, The University of Colorado at Boulder's independent station) in general, or their weekly Friday afternoon show dedicated to the local scene in particular, you already have a pretty good idea of the significance of this release. "Local Shakedown, Vol 3," is the third installment of the...

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    New Releases: Lisa Germano, Elvis Perkins In Dearland – 10/06/09

    by  • October 6, 2009 • National, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 0 Comments

    Germano: The first time I heard the ethereal, esoteric and often terrifying music of Lisa Germano on her CD "Happiness" in 1994 (through oversized headphones attached to my DiscMan), I was immediately addicted. Perkins: Elvis Perkins' musical genre falls somewhere between dixieland jazz and "freak folk," between Hollywood and Bourbon Street. He and the...

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