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Gnarls Barkley

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    The best rap in Denver in September

    KID CUDI & TYLER, THE CREATOR @ RED ROCKS | MON, 9/16/13 Kid Cudi headlines this all-star lineup fresh off the release of his most recent, polarizing release, Indicud. Though his decision to self-produce has rubbed some the wrong way, he remains one of the premier hookmen in the rap game. Tyler, the ... 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

    March 9, 2013

    Churchill at Ogden Theatre, 3/08/13, with Ha Ha Tonka, the Autumn Film (review, photos)

    CHURCHILL @ OGDEN THEATRE | 3/8/13 Outside of its stint at KTCL's Not So Silent Night back in December, Churchill has kept a rather low profile locally since its pair of headlining shows at the Bluebird back in September. That was right after the band had been picked up by A&M/Octone. Since then, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    360-degree music video from Craig Wedren blows that Black Eyed Peas app out of the water

    ​Just a few weeks ago we talked about the Black Eyed Peas' 360 degree music video, and subsequently, how disappointing it was, being that it was being presented by Black Eyed Peas and all. Thankfully, ex-Shudder to Think vocalist Craig Wedren went ahead and took the bulk of their idea and did ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    In honor of Halloween, here are our five favorite theremin cover songs

    The theremin is a choice instrument for making spooky Halloween sounds. Case in point, this collection of theremin cover songs, in which a slew of popular tunes immediately become significantly more creepy after being filtered through the completely awesome but frightening device. It's one of our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    The Weekend Showdown: Candy Claws in Arvada and Disco Biscuits everywhere

    Photos by Matthew Sage, Background and layout by Ryan Hover.​ We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the ... More >>

  • Music

    May 27, 2010

    Broken Bells

    Saturday, May 29, Gothic Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Ten musicians we'd like to see teach elementary school

    David Shankbone​ This weekend in New York City, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth is evidently slated to give a lecture to kids between the ages of eight and twelve titled "A Dissertation on White Noise." This news got us to thinking: What other musicians would we like to see teaching our childre ... More >>

  • Music

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Top Ten Cover Songs of the Decade

    Arcade Fire goes undercover.​There have been billions of songs written in the last decade but sometimes it's not the new ones that matter, it's the reimaginings. Some people argue a great cover song is decided by it's accuracy to the original, others want something new to be brought into the m ... More >>

  • Music

    August 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 4, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (6/28/08-7/4/08)

    Here's a wrap up of all the great coverage you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy preparing your plans for the Fourth of July and fuming with patriotic outrage at Rene Marie's decision to hijack the national anthem at the state of the city speech...

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    Over the Weekend... SoCo Music Fest @ Coors North Parking Lot

    Photos by Aaron Thackeray and Soren McCarty. SoCo Music Experience Saturday, June 28, 2008, Coors Field Parking Lot Better than: Drinking a shot of SoCo. So what’s the first thing that pops into your head when someone says, “Let’s go to a fest at Coors Field’s parking lot!” Your respo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    The Westword.com Blog Shortcut, June 30 Edition

    What? There are other Westword blogs aside from this one? Why, yes -- and here is some of the excellent stuff you can find on them. Backbeat Online overflows with weekend concert reviews, including wide-ranging coverage of the Warped Tour at which 3Oh!3 ruled, plus the SoCo Music Fest featuring Gna ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (6/21/08-6/27/08)

    Here's a wrap-up of all the great coverage you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were digesting the news that Amy Winehouse's emphysema may end her singing career (and, eventually, her junkie career as well...).

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008
  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Gnarls Barkley Never Meant to Go "Crazy."

    How do you follow up a signature hit for the entire decade? Easy. Stop trying.

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008

    Q&A With Cee-Lo Green of Gnarls Barkley

    In 2006, Gnarls Barkley, the subject of a June 26 Westword profile, scored with what to most ears was the song of the year – a little single called “Crazy.” Although lead singer Cee-Lo Green makes it clear in the Q&A below that he never attempted to repeat this feat, he acknowledges that he’ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Showcase Hip-Hop History, Grandmaster Flash, Nas, Eminem and LL Cool J

    LOCALS ONLY With Westword’s Music Showcase going down this weekend, let’s take a quick look at what the last five hip-hop winners have been up to the last five years: The Pirate Signal (Yonnas and DJ A-What) who won in 2007, has just released its new mixtape The PS Pt. II: Of Gods and Gangster ... More >>

  • Summer Guide

    June 12, 2008
  • Culture

    June 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    Q&A with Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson of the Roots

    The Q&A below starring Roots drummer Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson, whose band opens for Westword profile and Q&A subject Erykah Badu, represented a first for yours truly. Never before had I conducted an interview with an artist who spent the first portion of the conversation on a treadmill. But Thompson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    Alternate Soundtrack to the 2008 Campaign

    This has been a groundbreaking and altogether interesting election process, but the music, as per usual, is bland – do presidential candidates listen to music? Do we really want to elect someone without knowing their tastes? You could all win my vote if you switched some things up.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    This Just In: Flobots Hottest Brand Going

    Great googly moogly! Are Flobots playing with the house's money right now or what? At this moment, the act is still the top seller at Twist & Shout, outselling new releases from R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails, the Breeders, Raconteurs, Van Morrison and Gnarls Barkley. And next month in Tucson, Jamie Laurie ... More >>

  • Music

    April 10, 2008

    Gnarls Barkley

    The Odd Couple
    Atlantic

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2007

    Spin Master

    As part of the Denver National Convention brouhaha in town yesterday, Howard Dean announced the convention committee’s leadership team. It’s a powerful, experienced bunch, including Leah Daughtry, Dean’s chief of staff, as the convention’s CEO. The list also includes Jenni Engebretsen as dep ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 4, 2007
  • Music

    December 28, 2006

    Nationalistic

    Our music writers pick the years national bests.

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Dead on Arrival

    Drop Dead, Gorgeous is kid-tested and mother-approved.

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of September 21, 2006

  • News

    September 14, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of September 14, 2006

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Various Artists

    Snakes on a Plane: The Album (Decaydance/New Line)

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Alert the Media

    Waking Rothko knows how to get a critic's attention.

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Gnarls Barkley

    St. Elsewhere (Warner Bros.)

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