• Posts Tagged ‘Ideal Fathers’

    Gangcharger and Smoothbore – two Denver bands release new tunes, noise in a new direction

    by  • October 17, 2010 • Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 0 Comments

    There aren't too many bands that can withstand an entire personnel change and keep going. There are even less that come back stronger for it - but Gangcharger is one that has. Ethan Ward's love child - with huge emphasis on the love - has not only rebounded after being abandoned by virtually every...

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    Live DenverThread Review: Ideal Fathers with Solar Bear, St. Elias at Hi-Dive, 04/29/10

    by  • May 3, 2010 • In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    This part of the Denver scene continues to grow in both band members and fans, and the Hi-Dive hosted an all-local, all noisy and all fun lineup that showcased some of them last Thursday night. Including Solar Bear, Ideal Fathers, St Elias and Colors, it attracted a more than modest crowd, and kept...

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    Who’s Playin’ What, Where? This Week – Katy Taylor, Salesman, Ideal Fathers

    by  • April 23, 2010 • In Denver Live, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Katy Taylor plays a beautiful, easy and happy folk, perfect for happy hour, or an entire evening. (Photo: MySpace)

    With a beautiful, lilting voice delivering delicate and passionate songs that recall a younger, more relaxed Suzanne Vega, local troubadour Katy Taylor will be gracing Trios Enoteca this Friday night, to accompany the restaurant's well-made cocktails, beers, wines and foods. Taylor fits well in the smooth, low-lit atmosphere of Trios - though she would...

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    The “Denver Sound,” long dead, makes room for lighter, noisier, funner genres in the scene

    by  • March 3, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Locals Only, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 2 Comments

    Ideal Fathers plays a smart, thrilling, fast-paced style that lends itself to high-intensity slasher films, especially if they're made in Japan. (Photo: MySpace/Ideal Fathers)

    The world-famous "Denver Sound" has petered out. Which is not to say that the beautiful, often over-the-top and heavy handed gothic alt-country sound isn't significant anymore - not at all. That sound helped put Denver back on the musical globe in the '80s and ‘90s, and still attracts its fair share of fans. It's still...

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