Five Colorado bands and their national doppelgangers: Inner Oceans, Hot Apostles and more
The Underground Music Showcase is like Colorado's South By Southwest, with a few notable exceptions. First, there's a hell of a lot less sponsors. (And they're relevant: While fans at SXSW might scratch their heads over why Katy Perry is blasting the crowd with a Cool Ranch Doritos cannon, Illegal Pete's actually has its own label, Greater Than Collective, and serves as an official festival venue.) Second, it's a lot less hassle getting into shows.
Junip at Summit Music Hall, 10-14-13 (photos, review, video)
“Is this really, really pretty or really, really boring?” I found myself wondering/tweeting that while watching Junip on Monday night at a half-full Summit Music Hall, the Swedish band’s songs lingering just over the crowd’s silent energy like a wooly blanket.
Mercury Prize 2013 shortlist: Disclosure, James Blake, David Bowie and more
The shortlist of nominees for the Mercury Prize 2013 have been announced. The annual award honors the best British album of the year. In 2013, alt-math rockers Alt-J took home the award for their debut album, "An Awesome Wave." Read More»
Glastonbury 2013: Watch Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend team up to cover the Beatles
After a string of canceled US shows because of bassist Ted Dwayne's brain surgery, Mumford & Sons made a monumental return at Glastonbury 2013. There, the band teamed up with Vampire Weekend, the Vaccines and First Aid Kit to perform the Beatles classic, "With a Little Help From My Friends." Read More»
Treasure Island Festival 2013 lineup: Atoms for Peace, Beck and more
Hey look, a festival that doesn't have Vampire Weekend or Phoenix! The Treasure Island Festival 2013 lineup has been announced, and there are a few interesting names at the top of the list.
Coachella 2013 live stream: Watch Phoenix, Postal Service and more
Tickets to Coachella 2013 sold out within 24 hours, and tickets for the first weekend alone sold out in 20 minutes. So, if anyone is sitting at home feeling disappointed, you’re not alone.
Watch Phoenix on SNL, performing two tracks off “Bankrupt!”
Why and how do the French make looking cool so damn effortless? Phoenix performed two tracks off the new album "Bankrupt!" last night on Saturday Night Live.
Glastonbury 2013 lineup announced: Rolling Stones, Vampire Weekend, the Lumineers and more
After a year hiatus, the Glastonbury Festival has announced its initial 2013 lineup, which includes the Rolling Stones as a first-ever headliner. Along with the Stones at the top of the bill are Vampire Weekend, Mumofrd & Sons and Phoenix, who have become familiar names on festival posters this year.
Bonnaroo 2013 lineup: Paul McCartney, Björk, R. Kelly, the Lumineers and more
After a horribly awkward and annoying hour of "Weird Al" Yankovic, the Bonnaroo 2013 lineup has been announced via a live stream. Along with Denver artists like Pretty Lights (who was announced first, actually) and the Lumineers are Paul McCartney, Björk, R.