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Heather Browne

Blog Entries by Heather Browne

Drew Grow Brings Rock and Roll Salvation

Posted October 29, 2010 | 12:58:13 (EST)


There's an eclectic, rousing sound swelling up from Portland in the singing voices and clapping hands of Drew Grow and the Pastors' Wives, coming to Denver's Larimer lounge next Wednesday, November 3rd. Their music melds together a scuzzy,...

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Fanfarlo Shimmers and Spins Into Denver This Friday

Posted November 9, 2009 | 02:16:41 (EST)

We need to talk about Fanfarlo. Seriously.

Despite listening to this album almost nonstop for the last few months, you and I haven't yet delved into the full-scale conversation that their debut album Reservoir so clearly deserves. One of my favorite releases of 2009, this British/Swedish six-piece...

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The Visceral Joy of Everything Absent or Distorted

Posted October 21, 2009 | 10:23:10 (EST)

This Saturday night in Denver will mark the final show of my favorite Colorado musical collective, the vibrant Everything Absent Or Distorted. Drawing together a minimum of eight members (but often more), this band has burst with explosive melodies and the potential to fill -- literally and figuratively --...

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Cacophony and Melody With Ezra Furman Tonight

Posted October 15, 2009 | 13:17:32 (EST)

I tripped right into the gangly, urgent, danceable music of Ezra Furman & The Harpoons quite by accident last summer, and from the Jonathan Richman-esque spoken word lead-in of "I wrote this song in a paper bag..." my ears were happily perked. With a sound that channels some of...

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Mayer Hawthorne Brings His Retro Cool to Denver This Week

Posted September 22, 2009 | 12:11:44 (EST)

The Larimer Lounge has one of the loudest paint-peeling sound systems in all of Denver, and I tend to see a lot of raw, thumping shows inside those brick walls -- whether it's the calisthenic melee of the Handsome Furs, the "secret show" with England's mega-power-poppers Supergrass, the...

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