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Stunning and Spellbindingnew

The dozen songs of Springtime span anguish and transcendentally drunken sex as easily as the everyday epiphanies of bus rides and back-road drives.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  05-08-2006  |  Reviews

Leaving the Proverbial Shednew

Denver's music scene could use a healthy dose of Vitamins.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  05-08-2006  |  Reviews

Rehashed Yet Illuminatingnew

Via sheer wizardry, Ruin feels like a rebirth, with Joey Burns's recycling of the archetypal taking on the dimension of myth.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  04-04-2006  |  Reviews

Fragile, Elastic Masterpiecenew

Destroyer actually does destroy indie-rock wussitude, by channeling it into the sonic equivalent of a passive-aggressive apocalypse.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  02-28-2006  |  Reviews

Rocking Class Heroesnew

"The Two-Man Who" holds steady on the fringe.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  02-28-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Wild Onesnew

The Horndribbles will satisfy your animal urges.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  02-07-2006  |  Performance

French Connectionnew

Marianne Dissard and Naim Amor speak the international language.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  01-24-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

New World Ordernew

Peter Hook has found a new way to move the masses -- as a DJ.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  01-24-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Notes From Undergroundnew

Two decades on, Denver's Little Fyodor is still strange, witty and putting out geeky art-punk.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  01-09-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Well Rednew

Red Sparowes' debut full-length is a pounding, trance-inducing epic akin to a communion of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the Swans and Sister-era Sonic Youth.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  08-16-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Time Machinenew

Songwriting and willful idiocy are two of the strengths of the Omens' debut album.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  07-26-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Call of the Wildnew

Tweaked and irreverent, Caribou's digital psychedelia refuses to be tamed.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  05-18-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Rock Ethicnew

Local 33's debut CD is a reminder of all that is pure, simple and honest about country and rock, a pep talk for anyone who's ever stared down misery, mortality and the void of the open road and lived to tell the tale.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  04-12-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Against the Grainnew

A heckler who demanded that folk group d.biddle play faster might have been surprised to learn that singer/guitarist Duncan Barlow is a punk-rock veteran.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  04-09-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Low Frontnew

After a decade of frigid indie rock, the Duluth band's temperature is rising.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  04-02-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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