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Pretty Lights, Talib Kweli at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 8-16-13 (photos, review)

Pretty Lights @ Red Rocks 8/16/13

In the wake of a new album, Colorado’s Derek Vincent Smith — aka Pretty Lights — returned to his home state for the first of two sold out shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

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.

Album review: Pretty Lights, “A Color Map of the Sun”

Album review: Pretty Lights, "A Color Map of the Sun."

Like many of the jam musicians, who act as Smith’s electronic and nonelectronic forebears, Pretty Lights feels bent on showing off the producer’s prowess with electronics more than anything else on “A Color Map of the Sun.”

Pretty Lights, Talib Kweli to play Red Rocks in August

Pretty Lights @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

The two did collaborate on the new single “Around the Block,” so it shouldn’t be too surprising to see Pretty Lights and Talib Kweli on the same bill.

A guide to Denver’s spring hip-hop concerts: Talib Kweli, Big Boi and more

Big Boi @ the Ogden Theatre

As April kicks off, and along with it a great season of shows, we’ve compiled a spring guide of the Denver hip-hop concerts you should know about.

Talib Kweli, Yo Gabba Gabba canceled because of Denver snow

Talib Kweli @ Cervantes

A late-Saturday blizzard that continues to fall on Colorado has caused a number of Denver concerts to be canceled, including Talib Kweli and Yo Gabba Gabba.

Best Denver shows this week: Toro y Moi, Mike Cooley and more

Toro y Moi @ Larimer Lounge

Here are the best Denver shows that you should be at this week (Feb. 22-28), including Toro y Moi, Mike Cooley and more.

Best of 2011: Albums of the year

Wye Oak @ Larimer Lounge

Best albums of 2011 featuring Wye Oak, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Girls, Bright Eyes, St. Vincent, Kurt Vile and more

I Might Be Wrong: Live hip-hop is dead

Wiz Khalifa @ the Fox Theatre

Despite Jay-Z and the Roots, hip-hop struggles in live setting

Dispatches from Austin: South by Southwest Express, Day 1

SXSW Express, Day 1

Dale Earndhart Jr. Jr, an 18-hour road trip from Denver and aging prostitutes in Wednesday’s edition of the Reverb SXSW Express