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Class of 2017: The Overachievers

2016 was a shit year. Seriously. We experienced one of the ugliest elections in recent history. Social progress not only came to a halt, but there were elements within our country that would’ve been happy to see us rewind the past half century. And everybody died. Well, not everybody, but you know what I mean. 2017 hasn’t been much better. Tom Petty… Read more →

Class of 2016: The Performers

2016 was another great year for live music in Colorado (and elsewhere). My final count came to 210 performances, across 88 shows and a festival. I was able to see AC/DC on my birthday, right before Brian Johnson’s exit from the band. I got to witness one of Sabbath’s final performances just a few days later. I saw Kanye right before he… Read more →

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 →

Pitchfork Music Festival Books Broken Social Scene!

A couple days after I locked in my travel to Chicago for the Pitchfork Music Festival…they make things much more interesting by adding Broken Social Scene, Panda Bear, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, El-P, Girls,  Titus Andronicus, Bear in Heaven, Freddie Gibbs,  Smith Westerns, Dâm-Funk, Cave and Allá. This lineup is in addition to the already mentioned Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem,… Read more →

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010 (Initial Lineup & Tix Onsale)

The fifth annual Pitchfork Music Festival has been announced.  This fest started in 2006 with The Walkmen, The Mountain Goats, Band of Horses, Spoon, Yo La Tengo, Devendra Banhart, Mission of Burma, The National and many others.  About 35,000 people showed up. In 2007 they added the Friday night line-up with Sonic Youth, GZA and Slint performing classic albums in… Read more →