Music

Incarnated as indie darlings, the Pixies continue to wow

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It’s true, there was great American rock in the years leading up to grunge, but the reason sweetly fierce alt-hardcore bands like the Pixies never made it big in the mainstream is complicated. Sure, if Black Francis had been a little younger, a little more attractive...

Boulder musicians band together to honor the late Jeff Buckley

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Editor's Note: There are two Jeff Buckley tribute bands playing this coming week in Boulder. The photo for "To honor a legacy" (Nov. 12) depicted another Jeff Buckley tribute band, Your Sweet Return, playing the b.side Lounge Nov. 18.  Today's print product displayed...

Two days of Jeff Buckley in Boulder

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Boulder Weekly music writer Adam Perry has already written...

Emmylou Harris returns to her roots

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When singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris plays Macky Auditorium...

Image Gallery: Pixies at Fillmore

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Boulder Weekly's David Accomazzo was at the Fillmore, where the Pixies performed last night. Click here for a photo gallery.

Railroad Earth chugs into town for three nights

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"Well, I’m not having the best of Sundays,” admitted Railroad Earth violinist/vocalist Tim Carbone when we caught up to him on Nov. 8. “My Giants just got beat 21-20 by the Chargers...

Edward Sharpe saves humanity via gypsy-folk

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Up from Below, the debut full-length album from the ecstatic Los Angeles musical cult known as Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, is in many ways a revelation. The group’s aciddrenched science-fiction is a welcome throwback for older hippies (reformed and not) who ...

From country ghettos to orange blossoms

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Orange Blossoms, the new album from JJ Grey & Mofro, has a more relaxed and soulful feel than its predecessor, 2005’s Country Ghetto, which displayed a decidedly grittier edge...

John Mayer plays the fame game like a champ

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I don't own a single John Mayer CD or even a single single...

Idaho’s Finn Riggins continue their indie-pop roll

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Idaho indie wunderkinds Finn Riggins are...