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Levon Helm

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    July 16, 2014

    Drummer Carl Sorensen may be Denver's hardest working musician

    Carl Sorensen is in the passenger seat of a car as it races through the Golden Triangle toward Santa Fe. It has been four minutes since he walked off stage after a set playing drums for Science Partner at a Westword Music Showcase pre-party, and there are only six minutes left before he is late for ... More >>

  • Music

    October 17, 2013

    Escape Goats

    On the Lam
    Self-released

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    May 22, 2012

    Rise Against, Peter Gabriel, Ben Harper, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes lead this week's new shows

    And it don't stop. Another batch of great shows announced this week, including Rise Against, who's due for a pair of back-to-back nights at the Fillmore in September, as well as Peter Gabriel, who will be performing his album So in its entirety a few nights later at Red Rocks. Wait, there's more: th ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    R.I.P. Donald "Duck" Dunn, 11/24/41 - 5/13/12

    He was the backbone, part of the nerve center of a great rhythm and blues band that made the music of a bygone era live, breathe and jump again. But Donald "Duck" Dunn's musical accomplishments went far beyond the scripted praise he earned from John Belushi playing the fictional Jake Blues in the 19 ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Best of Coachella weekend two

    The first weekend of Coachella was cold, damp and wet. The second weekend of Coachella was hot, sultry, and steamy. This weekend meant tributes, tributes, tributes. From Levon Helms to Biggie, everyone got a shout-out. In between all that, Jeff Mangum came to the aid of fan in distress and our West ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers at 1STBANK Center, 4/19/12

    TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS @ 1STBANK CENTER | 4/19/12"Tonight, we thought it would be fun...," Tom Petty said a few songs into two-hour set, "we're going to go pretty deep into some deep tracks for you tonight." Sure enough, Petty & the Heartbreakers ran through a number of hits during the second ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    R.I.P. Levon Helm, 5/26/40 - 4/19/12

    See Also: At the Helm - A throat cancer survivor, the Band's Levon Helm can't sing anymore -- but the beat goes on Levon Helm, iconic drummer and singer extraordinaire of the Band, died yesterday at the age of 71, after a long and strenuous battle with throat cancer. Helm's imaginative drumming and ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    David Bromberg on his career and studying with Reverend Gary Davis

    David Bromberg's eclectic musical expertise is rooted in the sounds of America. Since the 1960s, the singer and guitarist has drawn from a palette of influences, from bluegrass to ragtime, from country blues to New Orleans jazz. Taking lessons from the legendary Reverend Gary Davis as a Columbia stu ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    January 13, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 11, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>

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    December 23, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of December 21, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 19, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 5, 2009

    ​​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list ... More >>

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    September 8, 2009

    Cross Canadian Ragweed grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

    ​Cross Canadian Ragweed's Happiness and All Other Things, released last week on Universal South, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout while the Black Crowes latest effort, Before the Frost came in second for the week ending September 6. Drive-By Truckers' The Fine Print, Whitney Houston's I L ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Wilco top seller at Twist and Shout again

    ​Wilco's latest effort, Wilco (the album), has been holding steady ground on Twist & Shout's charts since being released June 30 and it topped the charts once again for the week ending August 9. Dead Weather's Horehound, Levon Helm's Electric Dirt, Mos Def's Ecstatic and Regina Spektor's Far r ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Modest Mouse top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Modest Mouse's No One's First and You're Next, released last week on Sony, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout while Yim Yames (aka Jim Jones of My Morning Jacket) nabbed the second slot for the week ending August 9. Wilco's Wilco (the album), Levon Helm's Electric Dirt and Dead Weather's H ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Wilco tops charts at Twist and Shout again

    ​Wilco's latest effort, Wilco (the album), has been strong seller at Twist & Shout since it was released June 30, and once again it tops the charts for the week ending August 2. Dead Weather's Horehound, Levon Helm's Electric Dirt, Mos Def's Ecstatic and Regina Spektor's Far ound out the top f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Wilco on top again at Twist and Shout

    ​Wilco's latest effort, Wilco (the album), moved up back up to the top spot while Dead Weather's Horehound moved down to the third slot at Twist & Shout for the week ending July 26. Levon Helm's Electric Dirt moved to number three while Regina Spektor's Far grabbed the fourth spot. See the ful ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Dead Weather top seller at Twist and Shout

    Horehound, the debut album by the alt-rock super group the Dead Weather featuring White Stripes' Jack White, the Kills' Alison Mosshart, Queens of the Stone Age's Dean Fertita and the Raconteurs' Jack Lawrence, knocked Wilco latest effort down to the second slot at Twist & Shout for the week end ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Wilco top seller at Twist and Shout

    Wilco's latest effort, Wilco (the album), grabbed the top spot while Meese's Atlantic debut, Broadcast, nabbed the second slot at Twist & Shout for the week ending July 5. Three Michael Jackson albums were in the top ten and Regina Spektor's Far was knocked down to the seventh slot from number ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    The Decemberists, Thievery Corporation, John Prine shows announced

    It's been a busy week for concert announcements. Live Nation announced three new Fillmore shows, including Jack's Mannequin on Tuesday, April 7, Thievery Corporation on Tuesday, April 16 and the Decemberists on Tuesday, May 26. John Prine and Levon Helm's Saturday, June 13 show at Red Rocks with Lev ... More >>

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    The Band

    The Last Waltz (Warner Bros./Rhino)

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 12, 2001

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    At the Helm

    A throat cancer survivor, the Band's Levon Helm can't sing anymore -- but the beat goes on.

  • Music

    August 20, 1998

    Native Intelligence

    Robbie Robertson digs into his past so he can move into the future.

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    The Train Rolls On

    Rockabilly innovator Paul Burlison is back from a forty-year hiatus.

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    May 23, 1996
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