Sunday, December 28, 2008

denver/boulder shows for 12/29/08 - 1/4/09

Monday, December 29
Flobots @ Gothic Theatre
Yonder Mountain String Band @ Ogden Theater

Tuesday, December 30
Flobots @ Gothic Theatre
Flogging Molly @ Fillmore Auditorium
Lotus @ Fox Theatre
Quicksand Profits @ Larimer Lounge
Rose Hill Drive performing Led Zeppelin II @ Boulder Theater
Slim Cessna's Auto Club @ Bluebird Theater
Widespread Panic @ Pepsi Center

Wednesday, December 31
Big Head Todd And The Monsters @ Ogden Theater
Flobots @ Gothic Theatre
Flogging Molly @ Fillmore Auditorium
The Future Party @ Hi-Dive
Houses @ Larimer Lounge
Lotus @ Fox Theatre
The Motet @ Walnut Room
Rose Hill Drive performing Led Zeppelin II @ Boulder Theater
Slim Cessna's Auto Club @ Bluebird Theater
Widespread Panic @ Pepsi Center

Friday, January 2
Come Forth By Day @ Marquis Theater
I Sank Molly Brown @ Larimer Lounge
Junior Brown @ Fox Theatre
Kill Syndicate @ Bluebird Theater
Nightshark @ Hi-Dive

Saturday, January 3
Bonobo (DJ Set) @ Fox Theatre
Cory Morrow @ Soiled Dove
Foma* @ Hi-Dive
Popwreck @ Larimer Lounge
Redo @ Marquis Theater
Switchpin @ Bluebird Theater

Saturday, December 27, 2008

2008 releases that i listened to this year

As you can see by this list, I spread myself a bit thin this year. Sooooo much good music came out in 2008, and as such I am quite late with my top 50 albums. I'm working on it though.

The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound

The Miserable Rich - 12 Ways To Count

Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak

R.E.M. - Accelerate

Jenny Lewis - Acid Tongue

2562 - Aerial

Laura Marling - Alas I Cannot Swim

The Subways - All Or Nothing

Port O'Brien - All We Could Do Was Sing

WHY? - Alopecia

The Decemberists - Always The Bridesmaid: A Singles Series Volume 1-3

Kimya Dawson - Alphabutt

Marah - Angels Of Destruction!

Foals - Antidotes

Sun Kil Moon - April

Islands - Arm's Way

Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers

Wolf Parade - At Mount Zoomer

The Black Keys - Attack & Release

The Cool Kids - The Bake Sale

Kris Drever, John McCusker & Roddy Woomble - Before The Ruin

Look See Proof - Between Here And There

Oxford Collapse - Bits

The Mountain Goats & Kaki King - Black Pear Tree EP

Old 97's - Blame It On Gravity

Grand Island - Boys & Brutes

We Are Scientists - Brain Thrust Mastery

Nelly - Brass Knuckles

City And Colour - Bring Me Your Love

O'Death - Broken Hymns, Limbs And Skin

Boston Spaceships - Brown Submarine

Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - Cardinology

Calexico - Carried To Dust

Bodies Of Water - A Certain Feeling

The Quarter After - Changes Near

Fucked Up - The Chemistry Of Common Life

Guns n' Roses - Chinese Democracy

Yesan Damen - Chronos/Kairos

Kelley Stoltz - Circular Sounds

Castanets - City Of Refuge

MIT - Coda

Colin Meloy - Colin Meloy Sings Live!

Colin Meloy - Colin Meloy Sings Sam Cooke

No Kids - Come Into My House

Albert Hammond, Jr. - ¿Como Te Llama?

Computer Vs. Banjo - Computer Vs. Banjo

Conor Oberst - Conor Oberst

The Raconteurs - Consolers Of The Lonely

Correcto - Correcto

The Long Blondes - Couples

These United States - Crimes

Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

Dirty On Purpose - Dead Volcanoes EP

TV On The Radio - Dear Science

Catfish Haven - Devastator

Beach House - Devotion

Supergrass - Diamond Hoo Ha

Full Service - The Dig

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazurus Dig!!!

You Am I - Dilettantes

Clinic - Do It!

Mitch Hedberg - Do You Believe In Gosh?

British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?

CSS - Donkey

Dear And The Headlights - Drunk Like Bible Times

Centro-Matic/South San Gabriel - Dual Hawks

The Apples In Stereo - Electronic Projects For Musicians

Evangelicals - The Evening Descends

Bobby & Blumm - Everybody Loves...

Pomegranates - Everything Is Alive

David Byrne & Brian Eno - Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

The Academy Is... - Fast Times At Barrington High

Dr. Dog - Fate

We Shot The Moon - Fear And Love

Girl Talk - Feed The Animals

Cloud Cult - Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)

Chris Walla - Field Manual

The Capstan Shafts - Fixation Protocols

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

Flight Of The Conchords - Flight Of The Conchords

Crooked Fingers - Forfeit/Fortune

Brothers And Sisters - Fortunately

Air Traffic - Fractured Life

Friendly Fires - Friendly Fires

El Perro Del Mar - From The Valley To The Stars

Blitzen Trapper - Furr

The Owl Service - A Garland Of Song

Conor Oberst - Gentlemen's Pact EP

Be Your Own PET - Get Awkward

Bridges And Powerlines - Ghost Types

Headphone - Ghostwriter

Glasvegas - Glasvegas

Natalie Portman's Shaved Head - Glistening Pleasure

The Acorn - Glory Hope Mountain

The Hush Sound - Goodbye Blues

Grand Archives - The Grand Archives

Acorn - Here & There & Back

Jason Collett - Here's To Being Here

The Fratellis - Here We Stand

The Twilight Sad - Here, It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did

The Mountain Goats - Heretic Pride

The Weepies - Hideaway

Los Campesinos! - Hold On Now, Youngster...

Brett Dennan - Hope For The Hopeless

Horse Feathers - House With No Home

The Ascent Of Everest - How Lonely Sits The City

Love Is All - A Hundred Things Keep Me Up At Night

Tindersticks - The Hungry Saw

Earlimart - Hymn And Her

Bowerbirds - Hymns For A Dark Horse

Kelley Polar - I Need You To Hold On While The Sky Is Falling

Seasick Steve - I Started Out With Nothin And Still Got Most Of It Left

Wye Oak - If Children

Elf Power - In A Cave

Department Of Eagles - In Ear Park

Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours

Mason Jennings - In The Ever

Black Mountain - In The Future

Ezra Furman & The Harpoons - Inside The Human Body

The Wave Pictures - Instant Coffee Baby

Temposhark - The Invisible Line

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Is It The Sea?

Errors - It's Not Something, But It Is Like Whatever

John & Jehn - John & Jehn

Cat Power - Jukebox

Juno OST

The Helio Sequence - Keep Your Eyes Ahead

Constantines - Kensington Heights

The Twilight Sad - Killed My Parents And Hit The Road

Kings Of Caramel - Kings Of Caramel

The Kooks - Konk

Langhorne Slim - Langhorne Slim

The Strugglers - The Latest Rights

Atlas Sound - Let The Blind Lead Those Who See But Cannot Feel

Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Lie Down In The Light

Harvey Milk - Life... The Best Game In Town

The Rosebuds - Life Like

Dirty On Purpose - Like Bees EP

Val Emmich - Little Daggers

Pete & The Pirates - Little Death

Frightened Rabbit - Liver! Lung! FR!

Jolie Holland - The Living And The Dead

Silver Jews - Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea

Flying Lotus - Los Angeles

Ratatat - LP3

Nada Surf - Lucky

The Shaky Hands - Lunglight

Devotchka - A Mad And Faithful Telling

Hot Chip - Made In The Dark

Kate Nash - Made Of Bricks

Our Brother The Native - Make Amends, For We Are Merely Vessels

The Bell - Make Some Quiet

Matthew Ryan - Matthew Ryan Vs. The Silver State

Sigur Rós - Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust

Deerhunter - Microcastle/Weird Era Cont.

The Kills - Midnight Boom

Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight

Takka Takka - Migration

The Break And Repair Method - Milk The Bee.

The Dears - Missiles

The Whigs - Mission Control

Beck - Modern Guilt

Gregory And The Hawk - Moenie And Kitchi

Elvis Costello & The Imposters - Momofuku

Monade - Monstre Cosmic

Throw Me The Statue - Moonbeams

The Spinto Band - Moonwink

Hello Saferide - More Modern Short Stories From Hello Saferide

Elliott Brood - Mountain Meadows

Mudcrutch - Mudcrutch

The Brian Jonestown Massacre - My Bloody Valentine

City & Colour - The MySpace Transmissions

Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs

Will Quinlan & The Diviners - Navasota

The Duke Spirit - Neptune

Pop Levi - Never Never Love

Metronomy - Nights Out

Harrisons - No Fighting In The War Room

No Age - Nouns

The Broken West - Now Or Heaven

Tilly And The Wall - O

Mother Mother - O My Heart

Gnarls Barkley - The Odd Couple

Lambchop - OH (Ohio)

Basia Bulat - Oh, My Darling

Kings Of Leon - Only By The Night

Andre Ethier - On Blue Fog

Christian Silva - Onward!

MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Plants And Animals - Parc Avenue

Black Kids - Partie Traumatic

Our Brother The Native - Parting Marrows EP

Noah And The Whale - Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down

Perhapst - Perhapst

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Pershing

White Hinterland - Phylactery Factory

Girls In Hawaii - Plan Your Escape

Hello, Blue Roses - The Portrait Is Finished And I Have Failed To Capture Your Beauty...

The Very Sexuals - Post-Apocalyptic Love

Panic! At The Disco - Pretty. Odd.

Dar Williams - Promised Land

Giant Sand - proVISIONS

Man Man - Rabbit Habits

Mates Of State - Re-Arrange Us

The M's - Real Close Ones

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Real Emotional Trash

The Teenagers - Reality Check

Guillemots - Red

Weezer - The Red Album

The Shondes - The Red Sea

Born Ruffians - Red Yellow & Blue

The Corrections - Repeat After Me

Ra Ra Riot - The Rhumb Line

Times New Viking - Rip It Off

The Roots - Rising Down

Dirty Pretty Things - Romance At Short Notice

Shearwater - Rook

Echo Revolution - A Safe Place To Start

The Mountain Goats - Satanic Messiah EP

M83 - Saturdays = Youth

The Gutter Twins - Saturnalia

School Of Language - Sea From Shore

The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly - Searching For The Hows And Whys

Peter Bjorn And John - Seaside Rock

The Avett Brothers - The Second Gleam

Secret Machines - Secret Machines

Glen Phillips - Secrets Of The New Explorers

Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid

The Tallest Man On Earth - Shallow Graves

Ladyhawk - Shots

Jay Reatard - Singles 06-07

Of Montreal - Skeletal Lamping

Electric President - Sleep Well

Great Northern - Sleepy Eepee

SJ Esau - Small Vessel

Shearwater - The Snow Leopard EP

Glasvegas - A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss)

Andrew Bird - Soldier On

Land Of Talk - Some Are Lakes

Headlights - Some Racing, Some Stopping

Brendan Canning - Something For All Of Us

Neon Neon - Stainless Style

Okkervil River - The Stand-Ins

The Hold Steady - Stay Positive

13Ghosts - The Strangest Colored Lights

Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing

Annuals - Such Fun

Nik Freitas - Sun Down

Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant EP

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanogan - Sunday At Devil Dirt

Young Knives - Superabundance

Bob Dylan - Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Volume 8

Old Crow Medicine Show - Tennessee Pusher

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III

The Clientele - That Night, A Forest Grew

The Accidental - There Were Wolves

Portishead - Third

Sons & Daughters - This Gift

Marnie Stern - This Is It & I Am It & You Are It & So Is That & He Is It & She Is It...

This Is Ivy League - This Is Ivy League

The Futureheads - This Is Not The World

Joan As Policewoman - To Survive

Woodpigeon - Treasury Library Canada

Destroyer - Trouble In Dreams

Hayes Carll - Trouble In Mind

Sleepless Nights - Turn Into Vapour

Mystery Jets - Twenty One

Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

Au - Verbs

The National - The Virginia EP

The Virgins - The Virgins

Dodos - Visiter

She & Him - Volume One

Johnny Foreigner - Waited Up Til It Was Light

The Battle Royale - Wake Up, Thunderbabe

Tapes 'N Tapes - Walk It Off

Augie March - Watch Me Disappear

Animal Collective - Water Curses EP

Ben Folds - Way To Normal

The Plastic Constellations - We Appreciate You

Los Campesinos! - We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

We Are The Physics - We Are The Physics Are OK At Music

Sugar Glyder - We Cracked The Sky

Jason Mraz - We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things

What Made Milwaukee Famous - What Doesn't Kill Us

The Wooden Sky - When Lost At Sea

Vessels - White Fields And Open Devices

I'm From Barcelona - Who Killed Harry Houdini?

Say Hi - The Wishes And The Glitch

Dosh - Wolves And Wishes

Xiu Xiu - Women As Lovers

Aqualung - Words And Music

+/- - Xs On Your Eyes

The Walkmen - You & Me

Does It Offend You, Yeah? - You Have No Idea What You Are Getting Yourself Into

Lackthereof - Your Anchor

The Martial Arts - Your Sinclair