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Gorillaz

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    April 4, 2014

    The nine best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Hoo, boy, it's SnowBall weekend, here in Denver for the first time in the festival's young history. The dance-heavy lineup features reliable names like Pretty Lights and Griz as well as some curveballs, like Earl Sweatshirt and Warpaint. There's more: In the Whale will spend two nights celebrating ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    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 >>

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    December 21, 2012

    The five best concerts this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend! The fact that you're reading this right now means that we either all survived the end of the world, or we all misunderstood the Mayans and miscalculated the date of our supposed demise. Whatever the case, we're here, and it's the weekend -- and it's a holiday weekend at that. ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2011

    Beats Noir!

    13 Tracks From the Dark Side of the Beat
    Self-released

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    April 26, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front, we've received word that Kings of Leon is slated for a two-night stand at Red Rocks with Band of Horses, Tony Bennett is due at Ellie Caulkins and Symphony on the Rocks will feature Sarah McLachlan, among others. Meanwhile, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Slim Cessna, A. Tom Collins, Serious Moonlight and DJ MU$A top our weekly playlists

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    What's your dream Mile High Music Festival lineup? Here's ours.

    Cypress Hill getting lifted at last year's MHMF. You'll think we're just as high when you see our list.​Okay so by now you've had a chance to absorb the deflating news that the Mile High Music Festival is being put on ice this year, and you've even offered up with some suggestions of how to ma ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Del the Funky Homosapien on the things lacking in hip-hop today, Gorillaz and cassette tapes

    ​ If you ever get the chance to speak with Del the Funky Homosapien, your first thought will most likely be something like this: "Wow! He is one quiet, enigmatic dude." However, as you'll discover, once he opens up, he is a wealth of information. Embarking on his twentieth year as an artist, ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    BLKHRTS, Wu-Tang top our weekly playlists

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    The five best music apps of 2010

    ​As 2010 has come to a close, we've seen plenty changes on the music landscape, but nothing has been as strange and welcome as the increasingly more awesome new ability to create fully fleshed out albums on your phone. This all came to a head when the Gorillaz decided to release The Fall, an a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    10 weirdest music news stories of 2010

    ​2010 has been an aggressively weird year in music news. It seemed like no matter where we turned musicians were saying and doing the strangest damn things. From decrying the most popular thing in the world to talking people off of buildings, it was a wacky year to report. There was so much we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Max Vangeli at Beta tonight -- here's a free download to get you in the mood

    ​San Francisco's Max Vangeli has had quite a year, remixing everyone from Gorillaz to Switchfoot and having his tracks spun by such superstars as Tiesto and Swedish House Mafia. Tonight, he'll be at Beta, 1909 Blake Street, and to get you in the mood, here's a sampling of his work -- a remix V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Gorillaz at Wells Fargo, 10/24/10

    Jon SolomonDamon Albarn of Gorillaz​ GORILLAZ With N.E.R.D. 10.24.10 | Wells Fargo Theatre In what will probably now become a legendary appearance at Wells Fargo Theatre last night, Gorillaz brought out a Colorado crowd in its truest form -- Dads, ravers, white people with dreads, babies, br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Win a pair of tickets to see Gorillaz on Sunday

    ​ Like most weekends in the Mile High City, there's no shortage of great shows to see in Denver in the next few days, from Overcasters Gathering of the Clouds festival to Apples in Stereo at the Bluebird to Bassnectar's 1STBASS Center (with Emancipator and Dan Deacon) to Of Montreal at the Og ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Mile High Music Festival: One eskimO on its bare-bones, stripped down approach to music

    ​ Creating music that alternately recalls shades of John Mayer and Jack Johnson with a strong soul music influence, One eskimO and its song "Kandi" have slowly been infiltrating eardrums since the release of the act's debut last fall. Starting with a casual mention of the band's name about si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Gorillaz, Sonic Youth, LCD Soundsytem shows announced

    ​It's been a hell of a week for show announcements. Aside from getting the word on shows by the Cult, Blitzen Trapper, Bad Religion, the Thermals and Drake, Gorillaz announced a show at the Wells Fargo Theatre on Sunday, October 24. Tickets to see the Damon Albarn-fronted group, which includ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    You've played the Gorillaz music, now play the game

    Chances are you've heard the newest Gorillaz album, Plastic Beach at some point since its release. You may not have even been aware of it -- maybe it was in the grocery store or while you were out at a club -- but you've probably heard it. Now you can play the game based on the album on your iPhon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Nathaniel Rateliff, Kinetix and Broken Social Scene top our weekly playlists

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    B.o.B and Gogol Bordello top sellers at local record stores

    ​Atlanta-based rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray, which dropped last week on Atlantic, claimed the number two and three slots at Albums on the Hill and Independent Records, respectively, while Gogol Bordello's fifth studio album, Trans-Continental Hustle, released last week on Columbia a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Ralphie does Coachella without credentials

    This isn't your daddy's Woodstock, your hippie cousin's Bonnaroo or your yuppie Chicago Uncle's Lollapalooza. This is Coachella, man, and it attracts the most pretentious music fans on the planet, who all choose to gather in grassy polo fields and endure intense desert heat for the same reason. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Flaming Lips, Rolling Stones top sellers at local record stores

    ​While the Flaming Lips and Stardeath & the White Dwarfs' fascinating interpretation of the Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon has been available on iTunes since December, the colored vinyl version, released on Record Store Day, took the top spot at Twist & Shout and came in third at Independe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Sharon Jones, Erykah Badu top sellers at local record stores

    ​While there were no clear winners across the board at local record stores, Erykah Badu took the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings' latest effort, I Learned the Hard Way, claimed the top slot at Twist & Shout for the week ending April 11. Dr. Dog's Shame, Sham ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    Broken Bells, Jimi Hendrix top sellers at local record stores

    ​The Broken Bells' self-titled debut, which features the duo of Danger Mouse and the Shins' Mercer, was a strong seller at local record stores for the week ending March 28. Jimi Hendix's Valleys of Neptune, a new album made of a dozen unreleased tracks that the guitarist recorded four decades ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Flobots, Gorillaz top sellers at local record stores

    ​Flobots' Survival Story, released last week on Universal Republic, grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while coming in second behind Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes at Independent Records. Gorillaz's Plastic Beach was also a strong seller for the week ending March 21. See the full brea ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    Heavy Rotation: Pretty Lights, Liars, Gorillaz top our weekly playlists

    Pretty Lights. Photo by Aaron Thackeray​ ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, o ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    Gorillaz, Jimi Hendrix top sellers at local record stores

    ​On Plastic Beach, the Gorillaz first release since 2005's Demon Days, frontman Damon Albarn recruited a hell of a guest line-up, from Lou Reed and the Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon to Mos Def, Bobby Womack and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. The album, which was released last week on Virg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Deferred Hat Tip: Blur's Think Tank

    It's no secret that Blur's seventh and final album Think Tank polarized critics and fans when it first debuted in 2003. Blur hasn't ever been a band that lived on my radar. Although I've enjoyed a song or two and haven't ever complained about hearing them, their records have spent most of their time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Faith restored: Coachella 2010 lineup announced

    Fucking A. Ask and ye shall receive, eh? (Well, it's not Denver, but close enough.) Just glimpsed the lineup for this year's Coachella. As far as headliners go, you've got your Jay-Z and your LCD Soundsystem and, uh, let's see here, Thom Yorke and ... yada, yada, yada. Whatever, dude. Five words: Fa ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008
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    June 12, 2008

    Q&A with Metalocalypse and Dethklok Creator Brendon Small

    Metalocalypse, which is in its second season as part of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim program slate, chronicles the misadventures of Dethklok, a death-metal band that sprang from the imagination of Brendon Small and cohort Tommy Blacha. However, the group comes to life, sort of, during a Thursday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2008

    Q&A with Metalocalypse and Dethklok Creator Brendon Small

    Metalocalypse, which is in its second season as part of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim program slate, chronicles the misadventures of Dethklok, a death-metal band that sprang from the imagination of Brendon Small and cohort Tommy Blacha. However, the group comes to life, sort of, during a Thursday, ... More >>

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    May 27, 2008
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    April 14, 2008

    Q&A with Artist Ray Young Chu

    Ray Young Chu is an artist who routinely convinces grown men to dress like Furries. The Westminster based canvas artist created four wickedly silly avatars—Ninja Nate, Donut David, Sheep Head and Mascot Mannie, who come complete with head to toe jumpsuits—with whom he does mangled hip hop perfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2006

    Window Shopping

    Gorillaz! While checking out the shoes at True Love (read about it in Night & Day, for Wednesday, 12/20), I took a few minutes to walk the boulevard and see what's hot on Broadway this holiday season. Here's what I found: At the designer-toy hut, Plastic Chapel, the always-enthusiastic Dea Webb i ... More >>

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    Del tha Funkee Homosapien

    Wednesday, November 1, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Pretty Girls Make Saves

    As video games go indie, here's some ideas for a few likely pairings.

  • Home Entertainment

    April 6, 2006
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    October 27, 2005

    John Cale

    Sunday, October 30, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Iron & Wine/Calexico

    Wednesday, October 26, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Gorillaz

    Demon Days (Virgin)

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    August 12, 2004

    Head Automatica

    Decadence (Warner Brothers)

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    November 7, 2002

    Constant Evolution

    The weirdest thing about Del tha Funkee Homosapien isn't his mind. It's his ability to get better and better.

  • News

    January 10, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of January 10,2002

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Gorillaz

    Gorillaz (Virgin Records)

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