Reviews

Posted on Saturday, February 6th, 2010 - 4:05 am
If you have seen live music in Denver, chances are you were at one of the many venues once owned by the Bianchis.  The brothers Jay and Phil started with the original Quixotes True Blue on East Colfax over 12 years ago, and since have opened now renowned venues/bars Sanchos Broken Arrow...
Posted on Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 - 11:06 pm
It’s been four years since I have seen Reverend Horton Heat. The last show I witnessed the magic that this band projects was at the Wakarusa Music Festival in 2006. Coincidentally, it was the first review that I ever wrote. I was anticipating the same amount of energy, if not more since the show...
Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 - 10:56 pm
The anticipation outside San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Center was at an all time peak! Dead Heads everywhere with their long hair, dread locks, beards, hemp necklaces and tie-dyed clothing were lined up outside the venue either in line or holding up their pointer finger praying for a miracle...
Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 - 8:11 am
When I first heard the word remix I was a bit skeptical. Many of the remixes I have listed to over the years have been nothing more than a cheap and easy way for the record companies to make money. Throw down some new backgrounds and you have yourself a remix. My Brightest Diamond’s Shark Remixes...
Posted on Friday, January 8th, 2010 - 7:13 am
Catching hometown jamgrass legends Yonder Mountain String Band has become a Denver holiday tradition, as the band has performed New Year's Eve concerts here every year for the better part of the last decade.  From electric performances at the Paramount Theater, a supporting/collaborative...
Posted on Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 - 9:03 pm
The Grateful Web has been working our butts off to get videos up from the big four night Phish run down in Miami.  Many of the videos up are up now... and more will be coming soon. We also have a lot of photos from New Years Eve as well as the other shows. Thanks to all the great phans and of...
Posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2009 - 2:18 am
There have been a number of fantastic albums over the past decade. Take this list at face value. The title sums it up perfectly. Here are simply 10 of the many albums I have enjoyed over the past 10 years. I have not bothered to number them. That would be foolish. I hate sources that number their...
Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 - 1:02 am
For the entire first set of Furthur at the horribly oversold Hammerstein Ballroom on Wednesday night December 9th, I could not see the band at all. Lucky me. While it might seem counter-intuitive at first, being “ears only” allows for true liberation to experience and liberation by experience. This...
Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 - 6:28 am
Ah yes it is that time of year again. It is the time of year when critics put out their best of lists. There will be more lists this year with the new decade thing going on (shameless plug for my next article).  Here is what I came up with for this year, enjoy.   Top 5 Albums that I...
Posted on Monday, December 14th, 2009 - 7:56 pm
While Phish was ending its musically-epic fall tour at John Paul Jones Arena, in Charlottesville, and while the world was being introduced to The Naked Guy, a new music venue prepared to greet guests for the ‘Official Phish Aftershow, with Toubab Krewe.” The Jefferson Theatre played host to the...