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The Beatles

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Beast Bottle and the Beatles tonight

    Beast Bottle is saying hello to a Beatles-inspired menu tonight. The popular Uptown restaurant is serving up a fab four-course meal with dishes inspired by the band's music, including the Octopus Garden: cctopus confit, tonnato, pickled shallot and smoked potato. See also: The Beatles' "Please P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    The ten most noteworthy music publicity stunts

    Sometimes flawless technique, inspired lyrics and a devoted fan base aren't enough. Sometimes you've gotta do something outlandish to step up your game and grab the world's attention. Some would say that getting on a stage and saying, "Hey! Watch what I'm doing!" might be considered attention-seekin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2012
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    November 8, 2012

    Ten essential albums of the 1960s

    If someone wanted to learn more about the sixties, but didn't know where to start, these are the albums we'd recommend. While they aren't necessarily the best selling, or the most critically acclaimed, they are certainly the ones that float to the surface all these years later, providing a rough blu ... More >>

  • Blogs

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

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    May 31, 2012
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Deconstructing the Beatles: Scott Freiman on how "A Day in the Life" is like Frankenstein

    Besides blowing the mind of everyone who ever heard it, Sgt. Pepper broke a lot of ground: The album radically expanded the concept of what pop music could be, in the process inventing the studio technology needed to make it happen. There's probably not another person alive who can articulate what t ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012
  • Music

    December 8, 2011
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    December 5, 2010

    Mini Mansions at Moe's, 12/4/10

    Mini Mansions. Photos by Kiernan Maletsky​ MINI MANSIONS Wire Faces • Action Friend 12.4.10 | Moe's Original Barbecue Mini Mansions is defined by comparisons. First, to Queens of the Stone Age because Michael Shuman is a member of both. And while the two bands have little in common musical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    YouTube is a secret motherlode for mashup makers and remixers

    Click play on that video. What do you hear? Why, it's the classic Oasis track "Wonderwall," sans any musical backing. Now, upon hearing that, you will have one of two reactions -- you will ask yourself, "Why do I care about this?" or you will say, "Wow! I could totally remix that and/or get my mas ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010
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    August 16, 2010

    Just a little too short for this one

    ​ Hey there! Welcome back to our completely irregular and totally random feature, Guess Where I'm Peeing. If you can guess the location correctly, you win, well, nothing -- but at least you'll have the satisfaction of being right at least once today.

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2010
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    June 10, 2010

    Finally taking a look at Giraffes in My Hair: A Rock 'n' Roll Life

    ​It's probably no secret at this point we're a bunch of dorks, nerds and geeks here, and luckily, every once and while these tendencies happen to collide with our love for music. Such is the case with Giraffes in My Hair: A Rock 'n' Roll Life, a graphic novel released last year by Fantagraphi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Playlist Roulette: Ten "love songs" for your super sweet Valentine's mixtape

    Courtesy of shankar,shiva's FlickrIn the last two days I have overheard three different people discussing their carefully crafted Valentine's Day date playlists. Once I stifled the gag reflex, I started to wonder when the hell dates started requiring customized, more importantly, premeditated soundt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 4, 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 >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
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    November 4, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of November 2, 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. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of all the things we'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    September 17, 2009

    Rainy Day Beatles

    Musicianship and pageantry bring back the Fab Four.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Beatles albums dominate top sellers at Twist and Shout

    ​There was a whole a Beatles mania happening at Twist & Shout last Wednesday when the remastered versions of the Fab Four's catalog were released. People lined up before the store was open and the store was sold out of the The Beatles Mono Box Set fifteen minutes after opening. "Then, througho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Jay-Z grabs top spot at Independent Records

    ​Blueprint 3, Jay-Z's highly anticipated follow-up to his two previous Blueprint albums, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records while Raekwon's latest effort, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 came in second for the week ending September 13. Insane Clown Posse's Bang! Pow! Boom!, which was the top se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Phish top seller at Bart's CD Cellar

    ​Joy, Phish's eleventh studio album and first release in five years, nabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar while six Beatles re-issues (including Abbey Road, Sgt. Pepper's and the Stereo Box Set) dominated the store's top ten for the week ending September 13. Yo La Tengo's latest, effor, Popular ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Deuce's Kellie MacMullan has a brain -- some-where?

    Kellie MacMullan, at a bowling event wih the Flobots, proves she's got balls.​Ever since News on the Deuce debuted in late March, local viewers have known they're likely to see something unintentionally funny (or at least uncomfortably lame) within seconds of tuning in. But few moments have be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009

    Beatles Mania

    When We Were FaB takes you away to another time.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Wil Swindler's Elevenet at Dazzle

    Wil Swindler's ElevenetSunday, November 30, 2008Dazzle Restaurant & LoungeWil Swindler's weekend show at Dazzle helped me recover a lost memory. I must have been three years old at most. My mother was rifling through my parents' vinyl collection at our suburban home in Aurora, and the Beatles' " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (10/25/08-10/31/08)

    Prepare yourself for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Rock Band Here's a user-friendly guide to all the great content you may have missed this week while you were busy practicing singing along to all your favorite Beatles' tunes in anticipation of the just-announced Beatles version of the popular R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (7/5/08-7/12/08)

    Here's an index to all the great content you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy gaping in sheer disbelief at the ridiculous prices Beatles memorabilia was demanding at auction...

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2008

    Pop Symphony

    The Colorado Symphony Orchestra covers Abbey Road.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008
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    March 11, 2008

    Thoughts on Five Songs While I Quietly Freak Out and Try to Work

    "Young Americans" David Bowie Singles You already have an opinion of this song. Hell, most hipsters have probably held at least three opinions of this tune over the course of their lives, and may be formulating a new one even as they read this. You probably ignored it as a kid when it was everywhere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2008
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    December 6, 2007

    Beatle Mania

    Join in the annual Beatles Memorial Singalong.

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    The Ladybug Transistor

    Tuesday, August 14, the hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    The Beatles

    Love
    Apple

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Scissor Sisters

    Ta-Dah (Universal/Motown)

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Freestyle Fellowship

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

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005

    Come Together

    Les Fradkin brings back the Beatles with a little help from his friends.

  • Music

    June 23, 2005
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    February 26, 2004

    Fan Fare

    Retrace the Beatles' steps at the Brown Palace

  • Music

    March 7, 2002

    The Loner

    Daniel Johnston ventures into the wicked world with a batch of new music and a blank slate.

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    The Pernice Brothers

    The World Won't End (Ashmont), Maroon (Atlantic)

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Still Fab After All These Years

    A spiffed up Hard Day's Night continues to dazzle, with its jump cuts, slow motion and sped-up Beatles antics.

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Sounds Like Fun!

    Beatle Mania

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Instrumental Asylum

    Swingin' Sting? Bluegrass Bruce? Rhapsodic R.E.M.? CMH Records has given Eighties faves a musical makeover.

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    He Carries That Weight

    Julian Lennon returns to music with a new album and new light to shed on his famous father.

  • Film

    April 27, 1994
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