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Kanye West. Sprint Center.12.03.13

I’m not going to claim to be a genius, or to have a familiar relationship with Jesus, but I think I may have a touch of something — a gift of some kind. How else would you explain my prediction, weeks before the damaged LED screen, that the “Yeezus Tour” would not be making a stop in Denver? Sure, the Pepsi Center… Read more →

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Class of 2012: The Performers

I’m fairly certain I attended my final show of 2012 last night.  It was a year of over 200 acts at over 50 shows and 5 festivals in 3 countries and 6 states — and it all comes down to these 15 most memorable moments. * Alabama Shakes 02.04.12 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO Brittany Howard’s incredible voice. up close and… Read more →

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‘never fade away’ Recommended Releases 10.12

October turned out to be a HUGE month for new music.  The return of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, a double album of original material from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the debut from Kendrick Lamar…Death Grips bypassing their label with the graphic NO LOVE DEEP WEB, hardcore shit from Pig Destroyer, Enslaved and Converge…the return of Bat For Lashes, Chelsea Wolfe… Read more →

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Kendrick Lamar. Ogden Theatre. 10.08.12

The scene on Colfax last night reminded me of another rapper from California, one who wrote a song called “Just Like Compton”. As the ambulance sirens blared, the police lights created a kaleidoscope of color from the Ogden to the 7-11. The bass reverberated from the venue as the cops carried belligerent kids out of the show. It seemed Denver really was just… Read more →