Rock

The MCA Denver takes a chance with Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 22: Artist and musician Mark Mothersbaugh is photographed in front of what he calls an untitled coagulation of rugs and video exhibit that is part of his show called Myopia at The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver), in Denver, CO on October 22, 2014. These pieces are rugs that he created and there will be videos on each one making the images come alive. Mark Mothersbaugh is an American musician, composer, singer and painter. He is a co-founder of the new wave band Devo and has been its lead singer since 1972. (Photo By Helen H. Richardson/ The Denver Post)

Risk is all over “Myopia,” the mega-retrospective of art by Mark Mothersbaugh opening at the MCA Denver this week. The DEVO founder is famous, rich, talented, and, until now, he hasn’t been a member of the fine art community.



The Afghan Whigs’ beastly worldview: seedy, sordid and better than ever

The Afghan Whigs @ The Ogden 10/30/12

Greg Dulli of the Afghan Whigs talks travel and inspiration in advance of his band’s Oct. 29 concert at Denver’s Bluebird Theater.



Pearl Jam at the Pepsi Center in Denver (photos, review)

Pearl Jam @ Pepsi Center / by John Leyba

It had been 11 years since Pearl Jam last headlined a show in Denver, and on Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center the band proved that it was well worth the wait.



Thurston Moore “The Best Day” review: Taking it back to Sonic Youth

On "The Best Day," Thurston Moore moves from the folky elements of his past solo efforts to more of a rambling, instrumental-heavy, Sonic Youth feel.

On “The Best Day,” Thurston Moore moves from the folky elements of his past solo efforts to more of a rambling, instrumental-heavy, Sonic Youth feel.



Treasure Island Music Festival 2014 photos: OutKast, Alt-J, the New Pornographers and more

Treasure Island Music Festival - Jon Bauer

Treasure Island Music Festival 2014 brought sets from OutKast, Alt-J, the New Pornographers and more to San Francisco on Oct. 18-19.



Julian Casablancas rants about brunch, Strokes relations and journalism on Twitter

Julian Casablancas + the Voidz perform at Governors Ball in New York on June 7, 2014. Photos by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com.

Julian Casablancas releases a statement about brunch during a Twitter rant about Strokes relations, journalism and Twitter functionality.



Listen: In The Whale shares “(Mile High) Ride,” dedicated to the Denver Broncos

In the Whale performs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High during Riot Fest 2014. Photo by John Symmes, courtesy of the band.

In The Whale has shared a reworked version of “Ride” dedicated to the Denver Broncos. Listen to the track here.



Sleater-Kinney returns with new album, 2015 tour, Denver show

Sleater-Kinney returns with new album, 2015 tour, Denver show

Nearly a decade after its last album, Sleater-Kinney is back. Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker, and Janet Weiss have announced that they will make a comeback with a new album, “No Cities to Love,” on Jan. 20 via Sub Pop.



Download Andy Palmer’s “Storm’s Not Coming,” exclusively through Steal This Track

Download Andy Palmer's "Storm's Not Coming," exclusively through Steal This Track

Download “Storm’s Not Coming” by gritty folk rocker Andy Palmer, exclusively available through Reverb’s Steal This Track.



10 reasons Pearl Jam is a live act like no other

Pearl Jam performs at the "Made In America" music festival on Sunday Sept. 2, 2012, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP)

Ahead of Pearl Jam’s show at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, we outline 10 characteristics of the band’s concerts that set it apart from any other act touring the world’s largest arenas.