R.I.P. Gary Coleman

1968 – 2010 It seems we are losing a good deal of famous people from my youth recently.  Gary Coleman can now be added to this sad list that includes Corey Haim, Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze, among others.  Gary died of an intracranial hemorrhage after falling and hitting his head in his home in Utah. Gary Coleman was in the… Read more →

Local Talent: Lilly Scott

(just because I’m wrong about who wins, doesn’t mean I don’t stand by everything else I say here) I watch American Idol because my wife watches American Idol.  There was a time when I enjoyed watching the auditions…those pathetic people getting their dreams crushed on public television.  Ya, sorry…I was more in it for the humor than I was the… Read more →

The Tallest Man on Earth – Wild Hunt

The Tallest Man On Earth – Wild Hunt Disappointing at first, this album has grown on me.  I still don’t think it’s as good as Shallow Grave, but it’s definitely one of the best folk albums I’ve heard in some time.  Like Deer Tick or early Dylan, you’ll either love or hate The Tallest Man on Earth‘s voice.  After one… Read more →

Lucky Soul – A Coming Of Age

Lucky Soul – A Coming Of Age The sophomore album from the London-based retro-pop group fronted by the beautiful Ali Howard shows why they are they are the band to beat when it comes to 60’s pop-revival. Lucky Soul – Woah Billy! Reviews: PopMatters 8/10 Chromewaves mixtape maestro Read more →

ILSUDH2 Approved Shows for June 2010

It’s a light month when it comes to my usual small, cheap venues…but it’s a pretty good month for big shows and ‘It’s Red Rocks Time Again!’ Here are my recommendations for live music in the Denver/Boulder area in June: 6/1: Tom Petty w/Joe Cocker @ Red Rocks 6/3: The Black Keys @ Fillmore* 6/3: Tom Petty w/Joe Cocker @… Read more →