Denver’s Westword Music Showcase 2010 Is This Saturday! Only One More Day Until Prices Double!

Over 80 locals acts on 15 stages in the Golden Triangle!  National headliners such as Neon Indian, Dirty Projectors, Superchunk and Ghostland Observatory.  Weather forecast in the mid to high 80s.  And tickets are only $15 through Friday!  Get your tickets now…they will double in price if you buy at the door. Hope to see you all there supporting your… Read more →

Lissie Goes Hip-Hop? Not Exactly.

One of my favorite new artists (not to mention live act), Lissie, surprised us all when she covered Metallica at Stubbs during SXSW. Now she surprises again with a cover of Kid Cudi’s Pursuit of Happiness.  Surprising because she’s not exactly a metal or hip-hop artist, but more surprising because it sounds so damn good! thanks for twentyfourbit for the… Read more →

The Final Frontier Has Begun…

Big Iron Maiden news today.  The iconic British metal group kicked off their Final Frontier World Tour in Dallas last night.  Every tour Maiden embarks on has a specific setlist, so when they played in Dallas last night they revealed the setlist for this show. (see below) Since The Final Frontier album has not been released yet, there is only… Read more →

Nas & Damian Marley – Distant Relatives

Nas & Damian Marley – Distant Relatives Full disclosure:  I like almost anything Nas does and think he’s the true King of East Coast Hip-Hop.  I am intrigued by the dark continent.  I do not like reggae music.  That being said, I am really feeling this album lately.  Is it a classic?  No.  Is it a little too preachy?  Yes. … Read more →

B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray

B.o.B. Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray Guest verses from Lupe Fiasco, T.I., Janelle Monáe and Rivers Cumo?  Charting #1 on the Billboard 200 with his debut release?  If you type The Adventures into Google, it will auto-fill with this guy.  B.o.B seemed to come outta nowhere and now he’s everywhere.  I fought liking this album because of that fact,… Read more →

R.I.P. Rue McClanahan

1934 – 2010 McClanahan died of a stroke early this morning.  She was 76 years old. Like most people my age, I have a soft spot for each of the actresses in Golden Girls and it’s sad to see Rue go.  I will always remember watching the ‘program‘ with my own grandmother after school.  She used to take care of… Read more →