Experimental/Avant Garde

Colorado concert tickets on sale: Kanye West, Jay Z and more

ACL 2011 Friday

Here are the Colorado concert tickets going on sale — Kanye West, Jay Z, Jeff Tweedy and more.

NFL 2013 season kickoff playlist: Kanye West, Tame Impala, the Rapture and more

The sun rises over Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, September 04, 2013.

Take a listen to our NFL 2013 season kickoff playlist below to get you pumped for the games ahead.

The 10 best single-artist soundtracks of the last decade: Daft Punk, Jonsi, Seu Jorge and more

Sigur Ros @ Madison Square Garden

Inspired by Empire of the Sun’s upcoming “Dumber and Dumber To” soundtrack, we put together the best single-artist soundtracks of the last decade.

Listen to Nine Inch Nails, “Hesitation Marks” in full

Outside Lands, 2013 - Day 2

Throughout the months since it was announced in late May, we’ve had teases of the new Nine Inch Nails album, “Hesitation Marks,” but you can listen to it in full today before its release next week.

Listen to the new M.I.A. song, “Unbreak My Mixtape”

M.I.A. performs during the second day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., Saturday, April 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

M.I.A. has shared “Unbreak my Mixtape,” another song that could presumably end up on the upcoming, “Matangi,” due out Nov. 5 on Interscope.

Steal This Track from Springdale Quartet

Steal This Track from Springdale Quartet

Not feeling too groovy this Monday? Get in to the groove laid down by Boulder’s jam-jazz band Springdale Quartet.

Steal This Track from “This Ain’t No Cowtown Vol. 5″

Steal This Track from "This Ain't No Cowtown Vol. 5"

Denver record label ZetaKaye House is releasing “This Ain’t No Cowtown,” a massive collection of Colorado music, comedy and poetry that spans three editions, all to benefit a local musician recovering from cancer. We’ve got an alt-country track from Andy Hamilton and the Whiskey Hitchers and a comedy bit from Nathan Lund for you to steal.

Thundercat at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 7-26-13 (photos, review)


At Cervantes on Friday night, Thundercat dazzled the audience with the kind of instrumental virtuosity that echoed giants of the electric bass like Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke.

Best Colorado shows this week: Thundercat, Bob Dylan and more

Skrillex/Knife Party Halloween

Topping our picks of best Colorado shows this week are Thundercat, Bob Dylan and more.

Watch: Pretty Lights, Talib Kweli perform “Around the Block” on Conan

Pretty Lights @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Complete with a full backing band, singers and Talib Kweli, Denver’s Pretty Lights brought an electro-soul aesthetic to Conan on Wednesday.