Tag Archive for dance

LCD Soundsystem. Red Rocks. 08.02.16

LCD Soundsystem. Red Rocks. 08.02.16 / 08.03.16 When Chuck Klosterman interviewed James Murphy prior to LCD Soundsystem’s farewell performance, he presented the idea that while bands (and people) are mostly remembered for their collection of successes, they are defined by their singular failure. When Murphy was posed with the question of his own defining failure, the film cuts to footage… Read more →

Rihanna. Viejas Arena. 05.09.16

Rihanna. Viejas Arena. 05.09.16 The following is the story of a 39-year-old man who went to a Rihanna concert by himself… We were just coming up on The Merge when Ashim yanked the wheel left to stay on the 805, causing an iPhone to come flying out of the painted fingers holding it. The three women in the backseat had just… Read more →

Winter on the Rocks. Red Rocks. 01.29.16

Winter on the Rocks. Red Rocks. 01.29.16 People in Colorado are no strangers to outdoor concerts in the middle of winter. Local and national acts have been performing in Winter Park, Aspen, Vail, and countless other mountain locales for a very long time, but it wasn’t until four years ago that anyone witnessed a performance at Red Rocks before Easter… Read more →

The Knife. Fillmore Auditorium. 04.21.14

The photo above best represents the image in my head of what The Knife would look like on stage. My skewed perspective came from the media that surrounded the album that first introduced me to the masked Dreijer siblings. The visual companions to Silent Shout were extremely dark and they portrayed Karin and Olof as anonymous figures in a variety of… Read more →

Phantogram. Ogden Theatre. 04.15.14

Thoughts are fleeting. The rich narrative that builds in my head during any given show is usually gone within 24 hours. Like spring snow melting down to nothing more than wet spots reflecting the sun, the details of any given performance dissolve down to nothing more than flashing lights and snippets of feelings that have long since past. That is why it… Read more →

Girl Talk Steps Up His Game: Ogden Theatre, 03/12/11

‘Black and yellow, black and yellow, black and yellow‘.  ‘pretty boy swag, pretty boy swag, pretty boy swag‘.  It’s not every Sunday morning I wake up with Wiz Khalifa and Soulja Boy repeating themselves on a constant loop inside my brain, but that’s what happens when Greg Gillis comes to town.  Pittsburgh‘s mash-up extraordinaire brought his dance party through Denver… Read more →

Robyn – Body Talk

Robyn – Body Talk Robyn promised 3 albums in 2010 and she delivered 3 EPs with a total of 21 new songs.  Not too bad for a year’s work.  Body Talk is a collection of the best songs from the first 2 EPs, Body Talk, Pt. 1 and Body Talk, Pt. 2 packaged with the 5-song EP, Body Talk, Pt.… Read more →

Re-Up: September 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Songs: ▲POPDRONE – Belong To (internet only) All Tiny Creatures ft. Justin Vernon – An Iris (from Harbors out early… Read more →