TBT: Little Feat at Ebbets Field nightclub in Denver

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Two shows from this great American band in their prime ListenUp co-founders Walt Stinson and Steven Weiner put their company on the map when they started engineering radio broadcasts from the legendary downtown Denver nightclub, Ebbets Field. ListenUp also went on to update the club’s sound system and give rise to the tagline “Sound by… Read more »

Grammy Spotlight: Brandi Carlile

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Singer/songwriter brings the house down with her performance of “The Joke” Grammy Spotlight: Brandi Carlile was up for six awards at the 2019 Grammys. She swept the Americana categories, taking home Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song for “The Joke,” while her album, By the Way, I Forgive You, won for Best Americana… Read more »

TBT: The Rainbow Music Hall

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Throwback Thursday: ListenUp creates sound system and recording studio at the Rainbow Several years after the legendary downtown Denver nightclub Ebbets Field ended its glorious run in 1976, concert promoters Barry Fey and Chuck Morris were looking for a new, bigger room. They finally decided on a location at Monaco and Evans in Southeast Denver… Read more »

Music Monday: Top reissues of 2018

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Legendary Rolling Stone rock critic David Fricke takes a look at the top reissues of 2018… 10 Best Reissues of 2018 An expanded White Album, the complete “Blood on the Tracks” and more: the year’s finest archival sounds Anniversaries inevitably rule in 2018’s archival-release honors, from the new, extended turbulence of the Beatles’ 1968 White… Read more »

Music Monday: New box set celebrates 50 years of Creedence Clearwater Revival

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As much as we all loved the bands form the “British Invasion” in the mid ’60s, when Creedence Clearwater Revival came on the scene, it was like a breath of fresh air. Purveyors of raw, roots-based American music with meaningful lyrics and hooks galore, CCR had 14 top ten hits in its short lifespan from… Read more »

“Electric Ladyland” getting 50th Anniversary Box Set

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Here’s news from Rolling Stone on the upcoming Electric Ladyland box set: Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Gets Massive Reissue for 50th Anniversary Deluxe box set will feature, demos, outtakes, live recordings and a documentary Half a century ago, when Jimi Hendrix began work on what would become his the final album to come out in his lifetime, Electric… Read more »

ListenUp’s Albuquerque showroom to host Music Matters event July 12

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Music Matters 2018 will take place July 12 at our Albuquerque showroom. This eagerly anticipated event offers compelling demonstrations of cutting-edge speakers and electronics, as well as tips on how to get the most of streaming audio, hi-def audio files and more. Whether you’re a dyed in the wool audiophile or you just want to find… Read more »

Photos from Music Matters 2018

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Our recent Music Matters event was our best-attended ever! Attendees were treated to exciting and informative demonstrations from some of our favorite manufacturers, including Audeze, AudioQuest, Bluesound, B&W, Cambridge Audio, Focal, GoldenEar, Mark Levinson, McIntosh, MOON, NAD, REL Acoustics, Revel, Roon Labs, Sonus faber and SVS. Here are some photos from these two great nights:  … Read more »

See our new high-end audio room at ListenUp Denver

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We recently created a new TV area at our flagship ListenUp Denver showroom (see story here), and we used the vacated space (Room I) to create a new state-of-the-art high-end audio room. Our team worked feverishly to finish this new area in time for Music Matters, our annual event celebrating the best ways to enjoy recorded… Read more »