The new third full-length from Seattle five-piece Eye of Nix, Ligeia (Prophecy), is a gloriously self-possessed howl and wail that floats through the walls between genres like a vengeful ghost. In a 2015 interview with Vice, front woman Joy Von Spain eloquently described the band’s process: “A piece or song that begins in silence and […]
Update: To help slow the spread of COVID-19, this show has been postponed to a date to be determined in the future. Ticket holders should check with their point of purchase for refund or exchange information. It’s only March, but this lineup will be hard for any other heavy rock show in 2020 to beat. […]
If you’ve never experienced Wovenhand live, I highly recommend taking this opportunity to remedy that. This Colorado-based roots-rock quartet, fronted by singer-songwriter David Eugene Edwards (who previously led the singularly great country-gothic roots-rock band 16 Horsepower), play with a tent-revival fervor that’ll have your hair standing on end—you’ll be ready to believe Edwards just got […]
Much of the country’s Americana, roots rock, and alt-country may exist in living homage to what Greil Marcus famously called the “old, weird America” (as if America had somehow ceased to be weird)—but I’ve always got my ear out for the present-day weird America. It’s been exported out and brought back to us for decades; […]
This week’s poster was designed by Denver-based artist Ryan Mowry.
Future’s conscience-stricken coke rap and 15 more reviews of recent releases
A selection of shows to get out of the house to see include Engines at the Green Mill, Flatlanders at Mayne Stage, Wovenhand at the Empty Bottle, and KEN Mode at the Empty Bottle