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Been away for too longnew

Soundgarden returned from hiatus for right reasons—and the results are good.
Boulder Weekly  |  David Accomazzo  |  05-24-2013  |  Profiles & Interviews

Rah Rah's New Album Garners Cheersnew

The little band from the Canadian prairie is trying to breaking into the American market, and their album might be strong enough to do it.
Boulder Weekly  |  David Accomazzo  |  11-26-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

This Lande is our Landenew

If you think you've heard it all before, give Funko Moderno five minutes and see if your mind changes. Or melts.
Boulder Weekly  |  Michael Callahan  |  11-09-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

Wyclef Jean Agrees to 4/20 Censorshipnew

Wyclef Jean, whose performance on Friday at Colorado University-Boulder has been pitched as an alternative to the annual 4/20 smokeout on campus, has agreed to not directly mention marijuana or 4/20 during his show.
Boulder Weekly  |  Hadley Vandiver  |  04-19-2012  |  Concerts

Wu-Tang Stylenew

Are Lady Wu-Tang hip-hop’s first true cover group?
Boulder Weekly  |  Quibian Salazar-Moreno  |  09-06-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

Hip-Hop, Exported and Importednew

Canadian k-os tours the country that birthed his art form.
Boulder Weekly  |  Quibian Salazar-Moreno  |  10-18-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

Conscious Alliance, Elephant Revival Come Together to Inaugurate Projectnew

The Buffalo Heart Project will be hosting its inaugural event in conjunction with Conscious Alliance, featuring local musicians Elephant Revival, Boulder Acoustic Society and others on Feb. 5 at the Boulder Theater.
Boulder Weekly  |  Margaret Grondorf  |  02-04-2010  |  Concerts

Mos Def Gets Back into Hip-Hop With His New Albumnew

While The Ecstatic doesn't cash in the promise of those first two albums, it is a worthwhile listen, and it is a hip-hop album, which is cause to celebrate.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dan Hinkel  |  08-24-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Ani DiFranco Talks Music and Motherhoodnew

DiFranco says the greatest inspiration in her current life as a world-famous rock star and activist is being the mother of 2-year-old Petah Lucia DiFranco Napolitano, her first child.
Boulder Weekly  |  Irene Joyce  |  07-20-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Telluride Bluegrass Festival Teams Up With David Byrnenew

With all of his acclaimed weirdness, what's Byrne doing playing the 36th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival this year, sharing a bill with more "traditional" greats like Emmylou Harris, Peter Rowan and Sam Bush?
Boulder Weekly  |  Adam Perry  |  06-15-2009  |  Music

The New York Dolls Are America's Most Famous Unknown Bandnew

The surviving members of the New York Dolls are currently touring and recording with some energetic youngsters filling out the band, but the press (especially in America) is still giving them shit.
Boulder Weekly  |  Adam Perry  |  06-01-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

West African Music Comes to Bouldernew

Kwasi Ampene's West African Dance Ensemble moves beyond the traditional drumming to give you the modern Afro Pop Africans listen to at clubs and on the commute to work.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  04-19-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Deaf Guitarist Does Not Go Gentlynew

Since the age of 10, Steve DiCesare has slowly been losing his hearing. It is now almost completely gone, but the band plays on.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  03-19-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Still Black After All These Yearsnew

Otis Taylor might not know a lot about the Blues, but he's good at being black.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  02-01-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Wailers Honor the Memory of Bob Marley by Continuing the Social Revolutionnew

The core of what has become a family tree of musicians began in 1963, when Bob Marley, Bunny Livingston, Peter McIntosh, Beverley Kelso, Junior Braithwaite and Cherry Smith united as a ska band known as The Teenagers.
Boulder Weekly  |  Ben Corbett  |  01-12-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

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