<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Music]]> <![CDATA[Inspired by the earth]]> For the Boulder Philharmonic, the 2013–14 season is all about nature.]]> <![CDATA[The cat’s meow]]> In the classic-rock marinated Ohio dorm room where Brothertiger began, five years ago, the smooth electronic sound t wasn’t just coastal; it was downright alien.]]> <![CDATA[Danny Shafer: Keeping it simple]]> Shafer’s newest solo release, Wherever You Are, captures all of the heartfelt musings that the veteran singer-songwriter’s fans have come to anticipate.]]> <![CDATA[Greyhounds, sex and rock ’n’ roll]]> What do you do when a self-admitted crackhead wants to show you how to deepthroat? Or wants you to touch her ass? You either make a scene and make everyone else uncomfortable, or you roll with it. You’re on a Greyhound.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder Philharmonic reveals 2012-13 season]]> The Boulder Philharmonic will welcome back violinist Sarah Chang and the acrobatic Cirque de la Symphonie, present a tribute to Louis Armstrong, and feature Boulder composer Jeffrey Nytch as part of t]]> <![CDATA[Boulder's Summa: Balancing the rock equation]]> Jake O’Neal, the front man of local indie rock outfit Summa, is neither left-brained nor right-brained. He’s both a falsetto-wielding singer-songwriter who pens lyrics charged with emotion and an electrical engineer who graduated summa cum laude from CU-Boulder last year.]]> <![CDATA[House concerts bring community and culture to a living room near you]]> Depending on which Saturday night you decide to stop by Dan Fairchild’s house, you could be treated to a string quartet, a Brazilian guitar trio, or a Balkan brass band. Fairchild is one of several hosts of house concerts in Boulder and has been bringing artists and audiences together for almost 10 years. Fairchild says he first decided to host house concerts to hear more of the music he likes, especially music that may not be accessible anywhere else.]]> <![CDATA[DJ Shadow at Boulder Theater: An exercise in evolution]]> Josh Davis, better known by his elusive moniker, DJ Shadow, has enjoyed a kind of staying power few artists experience.]]> <![CDATA[The horror]]> If fending off zombies sounds more appealing than hearing “Monster Mash” at another costume party, never fear: Boulder musicians have much to offer this Halloween.]]> <![CDATA[Blast from the past]]> Eventually we had our chance to prove ourselves to the local rock scene at a major battle of the bands at an area high school.]]> <![CDATA[Bit o’ honey]]> Things were coming to a close for nascent guitarist Joe Lewis. The nearly lifelong Austin resident had reached the end of his musical rope. He was without a band and about to hang up his short-lived guitar career, when he received a call from Zach Ernst.]]> <![CDATA[Cheer up with the blues]]> When the second incarnation of the Boulder Roots & Blues Summit kicks off this weekend at the Boulder Theater and Fox Theatre, audiences will be able to take their pick from a smorgasbord of musical delights.]]> <![CDATA[Rebuilding Coliseum]]> %uFFFDThis lineup of the band feels like it should be the one forever. But who fucking knows?%uFFFD Things haven%uFFFDt always been so harmonious within Coliseum, which formed in 2003 with Patterson, bass player Mike Pascal and drummer Chris Maggio. After recording and touring on the band%uFFFDs last record, No Salvation,.]]> <![CDATA[Mighty fifths to end the summer]]> The 2012 Colorado Music Festival (CMF) surges to its conclusion this week with concerts Thursday and Friday by the Festival Orchestra — one of the best I have heard in recent years at CMF — conducted by Michael Christie.]]> <![CDATA[The wisdom of Wilco]]> Wilco is a chameleon band. The group’s sound has changed dramatically in the 17 years since the release of its first E.P., A.M. Anchored by guitarist and songwriter Jeff Tweedy, Wilco bridges country, rock and alternative genres with grace and ease, and the once-obscure band is now one of the most successful and famous indie rock acts in the country.]]> <![CDATA[Veteran perspective]]> "We’ve neither burned out nor faded away. There must be a third option where you just keep plugging,” offers jovial Old 97’s frontman Rhett Miller.]]> <![CDATA[SLIDESHOW: Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart signs autographs in Boulder]]> Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart met with and greeted fans at PosterScene on Friday, Dec. 9. Check out Susan France's photos of the event below.]]> <![CDATA[Free, loose and improvised]]> %uFFFDWell, we%uFFFDre not going to be practicing,%uFFFD Bomba says in a smooth Aussie lilt when asked when he would make time to come practice with his one-night band. %uFFFDI like to keep the magic on stage. I like to make it as though it%uFFFDs kind of art talking, a creation in progress, and that%uFFFDs sort of .]]> <![CDATA[Listen]]> Nathalie Merchant has spent the last three decades making music. She started in the folk rock band 10,000 Maniacs in the early ’80s, but she left to pursue a solo career in 1993. She continued to come into her own as an alternative pop artist, crafting powerful lyrics that perfectly match her melodic voice.]]> <![CDATA[The jokers of spades]]> Not many modern metal groups are featured on NPR’s First Listen or routinely garner nearly a halfmillion YouTube views when a new music video is released. But Portland sludge-rock favorite Red Fang, which plays the Gothic Theatre in Denver this Friday night, has a unique way of maintaining a sense of unbridled fun, for both band and listener, while playing remarkably heavy songs with remarkably dark lyrics.]]>