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    April 14, 2014

    The Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo is a music fan's paradise

    Hidden down in a convention hall of a nondescript hotel off the highway north of Denver was a record lover's paradise this weekend: the Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo. At the convention hall all day Sunday were dozens of vendors, each selling thousands of records, CDs and more. This wasn't j ... More >>

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    March 21, 2014

    Join Denver chefs on Sunday to support Avenue Grill manager Shelly McCandless, whose young son is battling cancer

    Cash McCandless is a spunky seven-year-old who loves Jimmy Fallon, knock-knock jokes and root beer milk, says his mom, Shelly McCandless, the longtime manager of Avenue Grill in Uptown. But in 2012, after playing games with his grandma, Cash woke up in Children's Hospital after suffering a seizure. ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013
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    October 29, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Railroad Earth, Walk Off the Earth, tickets on sale this Friday

    Railroad Earth return to the area to play a two-night stand at the Fillmore on Friday, January 17, and Saturday, January 18. General admission tickets (.$27.50/$30 and $50 two-day) go on sale this Friday, November 1, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs a ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    New Denver shows: Savoy at Fillmore, Murder By Death adds third show, the Mowgli's

    Savoy is slated to make its way back to the Mile High City for a headlining date at the Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday, February 15, as part of the act's Get Lazer'd Tour. Tickets ($25) go on sale this Friday, October 25, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what s ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    Win tickets to see MGMT at the Fillmore

    MGMT is making its way back to the Mile High City for a show at the Fillmore Auditorium next Friday, September 6, just ahead of the release of its new album, which is due out a few weeks later on Tuesday, September 17. We've got a sweet, sweet giveaway to hook you up with that includes a pair of tic ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    The ten best comedic musicians

    Seriously funny musicians are compelled to seriously not make serious music, finding the absurd around every corner of a melodious jack-in-the-box. Pop goes the weasel 'cuz the weasel goes pop! When most musicians give in to an urge to create dramatic music, these comedic musicians can't help but ta ... More >>

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    March 13, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics: The Complete list

    Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    Bonnaroo lineup includes trio of Colorado acts

    If you missed the hour-long live-stream a bit ago in which "Weird Al" Yankovic announced the headliners for this year's edition of Bonnaroo, rest easy. We've got you covered. We took notes on all the acts announced thus far. Prepare to be overwhelmed. There's roughly ten billion on the bill, includi ... More >>

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    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 gets difficult each time." The pressures of ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Video: To Johnny Cash, we destroyed a 1979 Volvo in rural New Mexico

    This week's video sidebar to Jef Otte's "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart" column -- "Johnny Cash's covers album has the gravity that Paul McCartney's doesn't" -- talks about country music and destroying a 1979 Volvo 240 in rural New Mexico with the "Murder" cassette from Johnny Cash's Love, God, Mur ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    2012 Grammy Awards: Adele sweeps, Bon Iver surprises and Kanye West missing in action

    As anyone and their mother could have (and, ahem, did) predicted, it was Adele's show at last night's 54th Grammy Awards. The singer, who absolutely swept the awards, took home six Grammys -- meaning she won in every category in which she was nominated, including the big three: Song of the Year, Rec ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012
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    March 4, 2011

    Top five lost albums we'd like to see released

    ​Love's lost album from 1973, Black Beauty, is finally going to see the light of day when its released in June. The album was their first with a new lineup after Arthur Lee left the band, but the record label went bankrupt before it was ever released. It's certainly not the first time this has ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV halftime show prop bets

    ​There will never be more people watching a musical performance at one time than during the Super Bowl, so it's a good thing they always pick legends. In order, starting the year after Nipplegate: Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Prince, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, the Who and the Black E ... 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 >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Aaron Carter and Charlie Sheen, is Twitter a celebrity death machine?

    Dead, you say?​As a social phenomenon, probably the most interesting thing about celebrity death hoaxes is that they are a social phenomenon at all. There's no point to them. They're not particularly funny (aside from the resulting lulz if the celebrity in question gets all offended about it), ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    Top Ten musical jailbirds: In honor of Lil Wayne and T.I. and their respective prison stints

    ​Earlier this morning, Lil Wayne was released from New York's Rikers Island after serving eight months of a one-year sentence for criminal possession of a weapon. Fellow Southern rapper T.I., meanwhile, went back to jail on Monday after a federal judge in Atlanta revoked his probation follow ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Mashed landings: A rundown of the 5 worst mash-ups

    flickr / nmfin​Thanks to the absurdly low cost of music and video editing software and an inexhaustible number of people who clearly have too much time on their hands, the Internet has been inundated with mash-ups. Some folks, believe this is a auspicious development for humanity. And while we ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    Last Night: Paul McCartney at Pepsi Center

    Aaron Thackeray​ Paul McCartney Thursday, July 15, 2010 | Pepsi Center After kick-starting a set with a couple of Wings songs and the Beatles' hit "All My Loving," Paul McCartney stood at the middle of the stage and said, "Let me just take a moment to take it all in" just before one of the ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010


    Friday, June 11, Red Rocks, 303-830-8497.

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    June 10, 2010

    MGMT's Matt Asti on Spacemen 3, '60s psychedelia and playing with Paul McCartney

    ​ Not so long ago, MGMT was like many underground bands in America playing small clubs and relatively low key shows. But even by the time of the release of its second album, 2007's Dave Fridmann-produced Oracular Spectacular, the band was already in the midst of its meteoric rise to popularit ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    Paul McCartney coming to Pepsi Center

    ​While we usually get word of mega shows months in advance, that's not the case with Paul McCartney, who just added a July 15 stop at the Pepsi Center to his upcoming 2010 Tour. McCartney, who made his Colorado debut with the Beatles at Red Rocks in 1964, last played the Pepsi Center five year ... More >>

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    January 18, 2010

    Thank God "I See You" didn't win at the Golden Globe's

    This was not a good year for the "Best Original Song" category at the Golden Globe's. In fact, it's arguably one of the worst in recent memory. We're not certain what this means, if it means anything at all, but it's clear the film industry tossed original music to the wayside in 2009 in favor of li ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009


    Naked Dinner
    Dirty Laboratory

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    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 >>

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    January 29, 2009
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    December 23, 2008

    Beyond Playlist presents Xmas-rated, part five: Christmas Alternatives

    This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. Part five brings you "Christmas A ... More >>

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    February 29, 2008

    Beyond Playlist: Michael Jackson and More

    Michael Jackson Thriller 25 (Epic/Legacy) Thriller’s continuing ubiquity -- not to mention MJ’s descent into epic creepiness -- makes the planet’s best-selling album as difficult to objectively analyze as The Wizard of Oz. But the 25th-anniversary edition’s best moments remain stellar, even ... More >>

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    June 28, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    June 5, 2007

    No Play

    The last item of the May 24 Message column noted that execs at the Denver Post had been discussing the future of the Sunday Style section, and suggested that its survival was unlikely. Turns out, though, that Style lives on -- sort of. The Tuesday, June 5, Post presents the debut of LifeStyle, a new ... More >>

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    January 25, 2007

    Ron Sexsmith

    Kiefer Sutherland comes to this singer-songwriter's rescue.

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    March 9, 2006

    While His Guitar Gently Weeps

    Scott Baxendale is fretting over Qwest.

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    August 26, 2004

    The Beatles Continue

    Tribute band recalls the Fab Four

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    August 19, 2004

    Trashcan Sinatras

    Weightlifting (SpinArt)

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    February 12, 2004

    The Beat Goes On

    Linda McCartney's photos of '60s rockers roll

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    December 4, 2003

    Rev. Neil Down

    When a Wrong Turns Right (Burn Barrel Records)

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    November 20, 2003

    The Message

    Looking Glass

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    March 4, 1999

    In His Life

    Beatles producer George Martin tries to pass along the wisdom of the ages.

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    February 5, 1998

    Heavy Petting

    The Pet Sounds Sessions is the weirdest boxed set yet.

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    November 13, 1997
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    July 3, 1997
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