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PHOTOS: The Breeders Summit Music Hall show (review)

The Breeders @ The Summit Music Hall, 9/5/14

“Make up your own words to this song, and if they’re any good, please send them to us,” Breeders frontwoman Kim Deal told the Summit Music Hall on Friday before launching into a new track that had her humming in place of the lyrics.



LISTEN: The best Interpol lyrics

Interpol @ Boulder Theater

With their fifth album, “El Pintor,” due out this week, we compile the 10 best Interpol lyrics.



PHOTOS: Zac Brown Band at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre night one review

Zac Brown Band @ Fiddler's Green 9/5/14

Zac Brown Band and Sturgill Simpson gave a taste of the next generation of country at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre on Friday.



Best Colorado shows this week: Drake, St. Vincent and more

St. Vincent @ Ogden Theatre

Drake, St. Vincent and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



PHOTOS: Arctic Monkeys Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review, video)

Arctic Monkeys at Red Rocks - 09/04/14

Comfortable in the rain, Sheffield’s Arctic Monkeys brought thick riffs and effortless cool to its first headlining appearance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.



Tour de Fat Denver 2014 schedule: Lucius, Ark Life and more

Tour de Fat Bike Parade @ City Park

Tour de Fat will bring performances from Lucius, Ark Life, the Knew and, of course, bikes, beer and costumes to Denver’s City Park this weekend.



Arctic Monkeys are finally popular in the U.S. — here’s why it took so long

Arctic Monkeys perform at Outside Lands 2014. Photo by Jon Bauer, heyreverb.com.

After five albums, Arctic Monkeys are finally headlining festivals and the biggest venues in the U.S. But after years of phenomenal success in the U.K., what took the band so long to click in the states?



Kim Deal’s Breeders jump back into “Last Splash” with extended tour

Despite having been released in 1993, the Breeders' critically-acclaimed album "Last Splash" is still fun to perform for its creators.

Kim Deal appreciates that her band’s most famous album helped define an era when alternative music ruled the radio and MTV. She’s glad it achieved platinum sales status, and that critics have since pegged it as one of indie rock’s most enduringly bittersweet documents.

She’s just puzzled as to why that is.



PHOTOS: Swans Bluebird Theater show (review)

Swans

Swans’ musicianship matched Michael Gira’s showmanship — speaking in tongues and standing as if crucified — on Tuesday at the Bluebird Theater in Denver.



PHOTOS: Joe Bonamassa Red Rocks Amphitheatre show

Joe Bonamassa @ Red Rocks

Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa brought a unique night of music to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 31.