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Peter Gabriel

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Defend your Record Store Day purchases!

    Record Store Day is all about showing the love for your favorite bands by hitting the shops and making a purchase. Westword decided to hit the checkout lines at Wax Trax and Twist and Shout and put people on the spot. Hey You! You just bought a bunch of stuff from the record store: show us the goods ... More >>

  • Music

    October 17, 2013

    Gungor

    I Am Mountain
    Hither and Yon

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    May 23, 2013

    Justin Francoeur

    Moving Through Universes
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    The ten hottest musical pairings

    For centuries, men have known that the real power of music lies in its ability to get you laid. From "panty-dropper" mixtapes that your parents made back in the day, to John Cusack standing outside the window with Peter Gabriel on the boombox, to that little boy banging on the drums in Love Actually ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    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 shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually 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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    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 shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually 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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins, week of October 1-7

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be too surprising to find that the most common (and our mutually favorite) topic of conversation among all of us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Peter Gabriel at Red Rocks, 9/30/12

    PETER GABRIEL @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 9/30/12 Shortly before launching into an epic set that spanned nearly three hours at Red Rocks last night, Peter Gabriel took the tack of a well trained maître d', explaining that the program would come in three courses, kicking off with a four-song acousti ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    September 19, 2012

    Ten pieces of pop culture you didn't know Wayne White created

    Wayne White might be the most prolific and virtually unknown contributor to popular culture of the last four decades. But the illustrator, painter, sculptor and puppet-maker from Chattanooga is getting some much deserved exposure with the release of Beauty Is Embarrassing, a documentary about White' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Visual artist Wayne White talks about Pee Wee's Playhouse and using the F-word in fine art

    Wayne White might be your favorite visual artist of the last few decades that you didn't know existed. But that was sort of the point behind Beauty Is Embarrassing, director Neil Berkeley's the documentary about White's life and career thus far, which will screen at the Denver FilmCenter this Friday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Ten best concerts in Colorado this weekend, Friday, August 24, through Sunday, August 26

    Welcome to the weekend! If you haven't made plans yet, there's an unreal number of shows, from five different festivals to several CD release shows to old school hip-hop. Of course, we have them all listed in our massive concert calendar. If you're feeling industrious, print that bad boy out and bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Mickey Hart Band at Ogden Theatre, 5/17/12

    MICKEY HART BAND @ OGDEN THEATRE | 5.17.12 Maybe it was the energy in the room, this veneration coming off the crowd in adoring waves. Maybe it was the clapping, like an old-time spiritual keeping time with sacred rhythm. Whatever it was, the Ogden felt something like a church service last night fo ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2012

    Gotye

    Friday, April 6, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849, SOLD OUT.

  • Music

    November 3, 2011

    Jeffrey Gaines

    Thursday, November 3, Toad Tavern, 303-795-6877.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2011

    Labor Day: Let's recap the ten best concerts of the summer

    Summer's about sweating after dark.​From Lil Wayne's on-stage clowning and Katy Perry's cooing, to a perspiration-and-PBR soaked reunion of Planes Mistaken for Stars, and even those teenage, Danish punks Iceage melting the audience Rhinoceropolis, the summer of 2011 was as good as any for live ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Review: Peter Gabriel at Red Rocks, 6/13/01

    Peter Gabriel got all sorts of orchestral last night at Red RocksPETER GABRIEL at RED ROCKS | 06.13.11"The rain started to fall in earnest, and lyrics like "Be afraid of the cold" and "After me comes the flood" were punctuated with peals of thunder and the dance of lighting bolts on the distant hori ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011

    Yeasayer

    Wednesday, June 1, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

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    March 29, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Peter Gabriel and Widespread Panic are coming to Red Rocks in June, while Sade is due at the Pepsi Center in August. Meanwhile on local radio, My Body Sings Electric, Pacific Pride, the Sunshine House and String Chees ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Canada bans "Money for Nothing," but still missed a few offensive songs

    ​Yesterday the Canadian equivalent of the FCC decided to ban the Dire Straits' song, "Money for Nothing" from the radio because of the use of a certain slur. Fair enough, but it seems like they might be a little late to the party, as we're pretty certain Mark Knopfler and Sting could really ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    All the albums we could find in one afternoon from Denver's Bandcamp pages in one place

    ​Bandcamp is gaining quite a bit of traction here lately with Colorado bands. It has (thankfully) begun to replace Myspace as a primary outlet for bands to network, distribute music and sell albums without the hassle of setting up their own website. If you have all kinds of time on your hand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Jónsi, Wire Faces and more 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

    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 9, 2010

    RIP Malcolm McLaren: A look back at the five great songs he left behind

    ​We may remember Malcolm McLaren, who passed away yesterday at the age of 64, as the manager of the Sex Pistols and New York Dolls, but he was also a musician and experimenter. Hell, he even created the song used in British Airways advertising for over fifteen years. His music was eclectic, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Angie Stevens to work with Malcolm Burn

    After years of grinding it out on her own, writing, recording and performing here and across the country on her own dime, truly embodying a grassroots, do-it-yourself approach, Angie Stevens is about to get a major boost from a well-regarded member of the music industry. Next month, the affable loc ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    July 28, 2008

    Hover Bacon Virus Destroys Nation, World

    CVVC Virus Report, 7/25/08: The Center for Viral Video Control has reported that this video (shown after the jump) has been responsible for the sudden cranial detonation of approximately 90% of the population of the North American continent. Unconfirmed reports have the video (in translated form) ... More >>

  • Music

    April 10, 2008

    Freeloader

    The best in legitimate, artist-approved downloads.

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    February 20, 2008

    45 Second Reviews: Fischerspooner, Four Letter Lie, Mia Doi Todd, Pastor Troy

    Fischerspooner The Best Revenge EP Kitsune 01:45-02:30 of “The Best Revenge” It appears that Fischerspooner is back on the dance train, trying to gain popularity back by releasing a single that is uninspired and sounds kind of like an electronic Peter Gabriel song. It’s hard to “update” ... More >>

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    October 25, 2007

    Mini Reviews

    Brief reviews of recent releases

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    June 28, 2007
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    December 29, 2005

    Freestyle Fellowship

    Awesome live bands sometimes make magic in the studio, too.

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Crowe's Feat

    Elizabethtown is only the latest movie to reveal Cameron Crowe's love affair with soundtracks.

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Elana Rogers

    One of Those Days (Self-released)

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    December 2, 2004

    Joseph Arthur

    Friday, December 3, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Film

    October 14, 2004

    Soft-Shoe Soft Sell

    Richard Gere and J. Lo Dance, and there's nothing dirty about it.

  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    The Fire Theft

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    January 16, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Joseph Arthur

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    December 5, 2002

    Critic's Choice

    Peter Gabriel

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    April 25, 2002
  • Culture

    December 6, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Dave Matthews Band

    Everyday (RCA)

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    June 17, 1999
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    June 4, 1998
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    May 30, 1996
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    July 19, 1995

    NO ALTERNATIVE

    A LOOK AT THE MODERN-ROCK SONGS DENVER RADIO IS DOING TO DEATH.

  • Music

    November 23, 1994

    COLE MINING

    NO ONE DIGS INTO HER MUSIC LIKE SINGER-SONGWRITER PAULA COLE.

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    August 17, 1994
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    March 16, 1994
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