• Live Review: Kate Nash @theOgden, November 6th, 2010

    by  • November 9, 2010 • 0 Comments

    What a delight Kate Nash turned out to be at her first-ever visit to Denver for an Ogden show last Saturday night. I expected her to be perfectly satisfactory; what I didn’t expect was to be challenged by and enthralled with this rising Brit-pop sensation, right from the first warbling of her remarkable voice...

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    New Music Threads – Murder Ranks and St. Elias add new life to Denver music

    by  • August 26, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Reaching back to the tradition of dancehall, the updated, stripped down and visceral outgrowth of reggae that revitalized that already tired genre, Murder Ranks uses its basic musical tenets to distill a sweet, strong and minimalist - but sickeningly catchy - punk/dub concoction, and layers it upon modified (sometimes completely transfigured) dancehall riddims. But,...

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    Murder Ranks plays a fantastic fun brand of dancehall and hard dub, welcomes the highly anticipated return of Denver’s beloved Warlock Pinchers

    by  • May 25, 2010 • 1 Comment

    Legendary front range provocateurs and pranksters Warlock Pinchers are getting back together for a show in August, and they're determined to cash in on the nationwide - worldwide - “remake trend.” Of course, unlike much (most? all?) of the other remake grout that’s been piling up in our entertainment culture for lack of bricks,...

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

    by  • April 23, 2010 • 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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    Thoughts on Malcolm, with a resounding R.I.P. . . . .

    by  • April 9, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Malcom McLaren died this week, and judging by many comments on Facebook, there seem to be many folks that are much less than mournful. In fact, some seem jaded to a level at which they feel the need to express their dis-ease with being the least bit affected by this monumental swindler's passing, in...

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