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News: Girl Talk, Macklemore, Battles to headline Westword Music Showcase

February 23rd, 2012

Girl Talk, Macklemore and Battles will headline the 2012 Westword Music Showcase



Live review: Battles @ the Bluebird Theater

July 20th, 2011

PHOTOS and review of Battles at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, Colorado



Live review: Pitchfork Music Festival Day 1, featuring Animal Collective, Neko Case, Battles, Thurston Moore and others

July 16th, 2011

The Pitchfork Music Festival’s first day was set against an idyllic, if hot, Chicago day in one of the city’s many parks — Union Park – on Friday. The day 1 line-up of Animal Collective, James Blake, Neko Case and more was a nice warm-up for the rest of the weekend, which includes DJ Shadow and Fleet Foxes tonight and TV on the Radio and HEALTH on Sunday.



April Fools’ Day: The Flaming Lips go through ridiculous lengths for a joke

April 1st, 2014
April Fools' Day: The Flaming Lips go through ridiculous lengths for a joke

The Flaming Lips’ April Fools’ Day joke includes a “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots” movie directed by Michael Bay and the “Flaming Side of the Moon” album.



Fred Armisen hosts a “Portlandia” preview at the Gothic Theater (photos, review)

March 27th, 2014
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Fred Armisen showed his witty sense of humor and lack of pretension during a lengthy Q&A after his “Portlandia” Season Four premier at the Gothic Theater in Denver.



Watch: The Flaming Lips join Miley Cyrus onstage to perform “Yoshimi”

February 24th, 2014
Watch: The Flaming Lips join Miley Cyrus onstage to perform "Yoshimi"

At this weekend’s “Bangerz” tour stop in L.A., Miley Cyrus brought an unexpected guest onstage to help perform one of her favorite songs.



Michael Jackson family loses wrongful death trial against promoter AEG Live

October 2nd, 2013
In this Feb. 24, 1988 file photo, Michael Jackson performs during his 13-city U.S. tour in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Cliff Schiappa, File)

A jury cleared concert promoter AEG Live on Wednesday of negligence in the hiring of the doctor convicted of killing Michael Jackson.



Watch the five best FIDLAR videos: “Cocaine,” “Cheap Beer” and more

September 26th, 2013
A scene from FIDLAR's cocaine video, starring Ron Swanson aka Nick Offerman.

At a little more than 2 minutes each and set to FIDLAR’s ADD-style of SoCal punk, you’ll find yourself giving these hilarious videos repeated views.



String Cheese Incident at Red Rocks Amphitheatre day two, 7-27-13 (photos, review)

July 29th, 2013
String Cheese Incident at Red Rocks Amphitheatre day two, 7-27-13 (photos, review)

Capping off a two-night run at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado’s String Cheese Incident returned to its home stage on Saturday in front of a sold out crowd.



Country singer George Jones dead at 81

April 26th, 2013
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George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets has died. He was 81.