Reviews

Posted on Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 - 10:06 pm
Now that fans have had the chance to soak in Delta Spirit’s sophomore LP, History From Below, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kelly Winrich relishes performing a barrage of live tracks on the band’s national tour. Hot off the presses, Delta Spirit’s forthcoming EP, Waits Room, was recorded in...
Posted on Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 - 6:04 am
Some bands always seem to fly just under the radar much of their careers, with some varying success of album sales or tour popularity.  Quite possibly the greatest example of such is the quirky but talented group known as Ween.  Now in their 25th year making music together, Gene and Dean...
Posted on Saturday, November 6th, 2010 - 1:49 am
A wall of fog hangs over the Golden Gate, as jasmine bombards the olfactory system and a nippy gust foreshadows the crisp San Francisco eve.  Gothic chandeliers dip and dangle overhead the Fillmore Auditorium, as flannel clad hipsters scrupulously survey burgundy velvet curtains, absent-...
Posted on Thursday, November 4th, 2010 - 8:07 pm
Mischief night, October 30, 2010, the Los Angeles-based band Particle brought their brand of ‘electro-funk rock’ to the University Hill area of Boulder, Colorado. The venue was the popular Fox Theatre. This show was to be a culmination of a run of four shows in Colorado, and a celebration for the...
Posted on Sunday, October 31st, 2010 - 1:34 am
Great American Taxi rolled thru Fort Collins CO on Wednesday, October 27th 2010.  After having a month off the road, Taxi is gearing up for a big holiday weekend playing the Fillmore with Leftover Salmon on Saturday 10/30.  If you’ve ever been to Hodi’s Half Note, when you stand outside...
Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm
Before attending Danielle Ate the Sandwich at the Gothic Theater on October 8th I was unsure as to what kind of sandwich exactly she may have eaten. However, after speaking to Danielle before her show and watching her exuberant performance I was certain said sandwich must be chock full of wit,...
Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 - 4:48 pm
My father used to call it ‘blowing out the carbs..’ I was a little girl, in Northeast Texas, in the middle 70s. We had old cars, my entire childhood, often hotrods, or in leaner times at least a family car with a big-assed surprise under the hood.. Some of those older hot rods of his were high-...
Posted on Sunday, October 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm
Overall, the general tide in Indie rock pulls heavily towards the twinkley.  Lots of synth, lots of electronics, lots of over-dubbing, lots of special effects, and less dirty guitar with each passing year.  Not that I would attempt to deny the appeal that this trend has – I’ve grown fond...
Posted on Saturday, October 16th, 2010 - 6:58 am
In America, pissed means angry. In England, pissed means drunk. Yannis Philippakis, front man of Oxford’s dance-rock band Foals, was both, a potentially dangerous combination that worked to his benefit. Sticking firm to the set list, Foals either gave their despondent audience the middle finger or...
Posted on Friday, October 15th, 2010 - 11:02 pm
There was a buzz in the air of Boulder Colorado, October 9, 2010.  On the cool fall Saturday night, people were celebrating life, friendship, and the end of a very destructive fire that burned outside of Boulder early last month. Lasting nearly a week, the Boulder Fourmile Canyon fire was the...