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Two days of Jeff Buckley in Boulder

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

‘Twilight’ success has turned Robert Pattinson into a global star

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LOS ANGELES — Maybe it can be dismissed as simply his...

Creedence Clearwater legend John Fogerty reexamines musical roots

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When it comes to vintage rock ’n’ roll, the popularity of few bands has crossed generations and weathered the years like that of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Together and recording a mere half decade between 1967 and 1972, the band’s music has long outlived the ...

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...

Local writer Ben Corbett discusses Hunter S. Thompson’s legacy

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It has been more than four years since the literary powder keg known as Hunter S. Thompson exploded off this mortal coil with a defiant shotgun blast. He was a figure of great controversy who served as America’s national conscience during one of the most tumultuous ...

‘Gentlemen Broncos’ tedious, unfocused

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Once upon a time there was a weird little thrift-shop comedy...

Jedi mind tricks from ‘The Men Who Stare At Goats’

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"Is this really based on facts?” a fellow critic asked the studio rep at the screening of The Men Who Stare At Goats. “Does it matter?” I responded, and I was right, it doesn’t. Whether it’s factual or just a riff on the craziness of modern military and contemporary ...

‘(Untitled)’ too repetitive

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The new comedy (Untitled) has the punctuation and the thinness of a gallery wall label. It wanders the exhibition spaces, lofts and performance venues of Chelsea and other parts of Manhattan, eavesdropping on the narcissistic mutterings — funny, some of them, now and...

‘Skin’ doesn’t go deep enough

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An improbable true story of bloodlines and color lines...