Posts Tagged ‘ Monotonix ’
Phoenix singer Thomas Mars and his band ably filled in for MSTRKRFT on the Monolith main stage on Sunday. Photo by Lewis Cooper. Denver Post pop music critic Ricardo Baca and A&E reporter John Wenzel brought you our daily Monolith Music Festival coverage this weekend, including write-ups and photo essays from Day 1 and Day 2, but there’s still more. Check out photo essays after the jump from Reverb contributing photographers Joe McCabe and Lewis Cooper.
Monotonix is one of the more memorable acts playing this weekend’s Monolith Festival at Red Rocks. Photo, taken at the Sasquatch Festival earlier this summer, by Joe McCabe. A music festival has done its job when the most memorable act of a weekend turns out to be a band you’d previously never heard of. And for those who missed the band at South by Southwest, ACL, Coachella, CMJ, Sasquatch and other festivals, here’s your introduction to Monotonix, which plays the Monolith Festival at 3 p.m. [...]
Monolith Festival, the indie-centric party at Red Rocks on Sept. 12-13, is slowly (and cleverly) announcing its lineup via Twitter and Facebook in order to remain on everyone’s radar for a bit longer. Of course, most non-Pitchfork type sites and publications aren’t going to publish a story on the artist “leaks” every motherlovin’ day, so we’ve waited until now to tell you about the biggest names (with more to come, natch).
Silver Jews leader David Berman, in all his shadowy eminence, is eager to tell you what it’s like. Photos by Joe McCabe. Silver Jews hint at the poetic brilliance of their music with just a glance at their song titles: “Smith & Jones Forever,” “Federal Dust,” “Horseleg Swastikas,” “Slow Education,” “Suffering Jukebox,” “San Francisco B.C., ” etc. The band, first considered a Pavement side project due to Stephen Malkmus’ involvement and later affirmed as the creative vision of one David Berman, has been crafting a [...]