New Year’s Eve Denver Shows

White Lung’s “Paradise” signals shape of punk to come

White Lung may hail from Vancouver, Canada, but Los Angeles has molded the punk band’s adventurous new album, “Paradise,” into something entirely unique. Producer Lars Stalfors, who’s worked with some of LA’s most progressive artists (HEALTH, Chelsea Wolfe) and poppiest rock ’n‘ rollers (Deap Vally, Cold War Kids), brings little touchstones of the city’s diverse sounds to White Lung’s otherwise brutal punk, making this effort more expansive in its sonic range and, at times, more approachable.

Offline, on message: What Radiohead is (probably) up to

What's going on with Radiohead? This question will never not be relevant. Between excruciatingly long breaks between albums, highly questionable choreography and a general penchant for obtuse symbolism, Thom Yorke's merry band of art rock misfits are never happier than when their fans are quizzically twisting their beards.

Lonely Island’s “Popstar” a “Spinal Tap” for the Snapchat era

NEW YORK (AP) — Lonely Island, the trio of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, has technically already made the leap to the big screen in 2007's wannabe daredevil comedy "Hot Rod." But it won't be until "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" hits theaters that the full experience of Lonely Island — in all their seductively wrapped male anatomy glory and seafaring glee — lands at the movies.