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George Harrison

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Phish's twenty most interesting covers

    Phish is the greatest cover band on earth, hands down. While some songs have become staples -- so much so that we've come across fans, even well versed fans, who didn't realize songs like "Funky Bitch" was a cover -- while others are only busted out occasionally, sometimes only once. Of the myriad c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Visions of vinyl: Pirate: Contemporary Art celebrates 33 1/3 years with an experimental music soiree

    Thirty-three and a third isn't just the number that School House Rock introduced you to back in fourth grade. And it's more than the culmination of a film trinity that made an entire jury say, "Hey, wait a minute, funny OJ from those Naked Gun movies? Let the man walk!" It's so much more than that. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Did Daft Punk "Get Lucky" with Pharrell, or vice versa? Examining Pharrell's ten greatest misses

    Before it was even released, "Get Lucky," the first single from Daft Punk's forthcoming album "Random Access Memories," set the world on fire. From the fan edits of the track to the sixty second commercial from Saturday Night Live to the album teaser from Coachella, "Get Lucky" generated more than t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    R.I.P., sitar master Ravi Shankar

    Sitar icon Ravi Shankar died yesterday at his home near San Diego at the age of 92, according to his wife, Sukanya, and his daughter Anoushka Shankar. Shankar's heath had been fragile for the last several years, and according to a statement issued by his family, last week he underwent surgery meant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    My Morning Jacket at Red Rocks, 8/4/12

    MY MORNING JACKET @ RED ROCKS | 8/4/12 See Also: - Review: My Morning Jacket at Red Rocks, 8/3/12 - Q&A with Jim James of My Morning Jacket My Morning Jacket albums are concise volumes, recalling '70s rock anthems that wailed but kept excess to a minimum. MMJ's concert at Red Rocks last night, how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Paper Bird's Esme Patterson flies solo

    After the Beatles broke up, George Harrison explained to Dick Cavett that there just wasn't enough room on Beatles records to record everyone's songs, so they split up and made solo records. And while breaking up isn't on the menu for Denver's most beloved Americana ensemble, the members of Paper Bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    It was 45 years ago today... The Beatles' Sgt Pepper inches toward the half centry mark

    By the summer of 1966, the Beatles sucked. Or at least that's the way they felt for the band. "Performance, for us, it's gone downhill," Paul McCartney said of his band at the time. "Because we can't develop if no one can hear us; so for us to perform...it gets difficult each time." The pressures of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    "I buried Paul" and other Beatles blasts from the past, tonight at the Boedecker Theater

    Faced with the postponement of two screenings of the highly anticipated film The Beatles: The Lost Concert, Boedecker Theater manager Glenn Webb didn't cry in his kidney pie. Instead, he secured a replacement reel: Paul McCartney Is Really Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison, a comic mockume ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Skrillex and Neil Young at Red Rocks, moe., Dethklok and Lamb of God among new shows

    Every week, just when we think we've seen the best of the upcoming concert season and that things couldn't possibly get any more compelling, there's a whole new batch of new shows to make us flip our lids. This week: Skrillex at Red Rocks in August, preceded a few days earlier by two Neil Young show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Five worst moments in musical plagiarism

    How awesome is "Big Pimpin'," by Jay-Z? Really awesome. But some folks argue that its awesomeness comes courtesy of an unlicensed sample, and they'd like to be compensated. A new round of legal claims has been brought against HOV by a handful of heirs and music publishers who argue that the track ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2011
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    August 14, 2011

    Robin Nolan on Django Reinhardt, hanging out with George Harrison and playing gypsy jazz

    ​Although gypsy-jazz guitar pioneer Django Reinhardt died in 1953, there's been a steady stream of players inspired by him over the past few decades. One such player is Robin Nolan, who's been hailed as one of the world's leading guitarists in the Reinhardt tradition, in addition to being a fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Q&A with Raekwon on the passing of ODB and Wu-Tang's influence on the world

    As one of the nine original members of Wu-Tang Clan, Raekwon (due tonight at Summit Music Hall with BLKHRTS and Remo) helped make the renowned New York City hip-hop collective a permanent part of rap history. After branching out on his own in 1995, the Chef continues to spit out solo efforts left an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    So long, sweater weather. Bring on the sun! Top 10 songs for your spring soundtrack

    Spring flowers bring sweet effin' jams!​It's that time of year -- time to trade in those stinky wool sweaters for T-shirts and tanks. Time to toss off those boots, slip on your sandals and start prepping for the sunshine. Bust that picnic basket out of the basement, air out the old blanket and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Top ten most blatant and alleged song heists

    Earlier this week, Nick Cave responded to accusations that he nicked the basis of the song "Palaces of Montezuma" from a tune by some guy named Frank Duffy called "Grey Man." It seems absurd someone as versatile as Cave would intentionally borrow a lick or two from another song. Any similarities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Akron/Family at Quixote's: Turn Knobs to Freedom

    Akron/Family. Photos by Kiernan Maletsky​ Akron/Family • Bad Weather California • Widowers • Candy Claws 05.15.10 | Quixote's True Blue Obsessive record collectors, potentially-autistic sonic geeks, students of the craft, this one's for you. It was 1:30 in the morning and we still ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Q&A with Joe Johnson of Moore and Wild Game

    ​Although Moore has been together for over a decade, it has garnered very little press, mainstream or otherwise, despite being something of an institution in the local metal scene and having put out a handful of albums during its time together. In the last year and a half or so, Moore has been evo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Over the weekend: The Don'ts & Be Carefuls, Pep*Squad, Josephine and the Mousepeople at the Meadowlark

    ​The Don'ts & Be Carefuls, Pep*Squad, Josephine and the Mousepeople, Lungs They Burn, I Sank Molly Brown Friday, December 4, 2009 The Meadowlark Better Than: Butt Shakin' So it was mostly a big dance party at Denver's Most Intimate Venue, the sort of night where you show your approval with a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Q&A with Joe Bithorn of Beatles tribute band Rain

    Joe Bithorn as George Harrison​New York City native Joe Bithorn plays the role of George Harrison in Rain, one of the most popular and well-known Beatles tribute bands in the country (appearing September 22 to 27 at the Buell Theater. Raised with a steady diet of classical, jazz, blues and psy ... More >>

  • News

    September 3, 2009
  • Music

    August 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    MP3 Freeloader: Tonight, Houses EP release party at the Meadowlark

    Lulu Devil​With the release of its Spring EP this past April, Houses has quickly become one of Denver's most exciting bands, both live and on record. If there's any outfit that personifies the exuberance and exhilaration of living in the Mile High City, it's Houses. So it's fitting then that the g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Cale Parks

    ​Cale Parks To Swift Mars Polyvinyl Taking elements of synth pop, fusing them to slowed-down, house-leaning rhythms and singing over the whole thing in a fey voice is a pretty decent formula for success these days. It's a formula Cale Parks works with some skill as both a composer and arrange ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Regina Spektor top seller at Twist and Shout

    Regina Spektor's latest release, Far, was the top seller at Twist & Shout for the week ending June 28. Local faves Paper Bird's new EP, Sky Underground, nabbed the number two slot and brand new albums from Dinosaur Jr. and Mars Volta also grabbed slots in the top five. See the full breakdown aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Sonic Youth top seller at Twist and Shout again

    Sonic Youth's new album, The Eternal, grabbed the top slot for the second week in a row while George Harrison's new greatest hits collection, Let It Roll, came in second for the week ending June 21. Steve Earle's Townes, Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown and Mos Def's Ecstatic rounded out the top f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Wil Swindler's Elevenet at Dazzle

    Wil Swindler's ElevenetSunday, November 30, 2008Dazzle Restaurant & LoungeWil Swindler's weekend show at Dazzle helped me recover a lost memory. I must have been three years old at most. My mother was rifling through my parents' vinyl collection at our suburban home in Aurora, and the Beatles' " ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    January 31, 2008
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    December 6, 2007

    Beatle Mania

    Join in the annual Beatles Memorial Singalong.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 6, 2007

    Cellar Beware

    Don't look in the basement.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007
  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Joel Harrison's End Time Quintet

    Saturday, April 28, Dazzle, 303-839-5100; Sunday, April 29, Nissi's, 303-665-2757.

  • Dining

    September 28, 2006

    Elvis Lives

    Vietnam House is a rock star.

  • Calendar

    May 4, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005

    Come Together

    Les Fradkin brings back the Beatles with a little help from his friends.

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

    Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation.

  • Music

    April 15, 2004
  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Framed

    When it comes to musical stagnation, Laymen Terms pleads innocent.

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Starsailor

    Silence Is Easy (Capitol)

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Mistletunes

    Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Pedal Steel Transmission

    The Angel of the Squared Circle (Cardboard Sangria)

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Heavy Soul

    Paul Weller, the mod heavyweight champion of the world, weighs in with Illumination.

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    The Apples in Stereo

    Velocity of Sound (Elephant 6/SpinArt)

  • Goods & Services

    April 4, 2002

    Best Public Wanking

    Guitar Center

  • Music

    December 6, 2001

    Backwash

    Area promoters smile for the camera as the city brokers a deal for Red Rocks future.

  • Music

    August 17, 2000
  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Oasis

    Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
    (Epic)

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Taking a Hit

    A maker of "water filtration systems" for smokers gets more publicity than he bargained for.

  • Music

    February 27, 1997
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    June 8, 1994
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