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Timbaland

  • Music

    February 27, 2014

    Man Mantis

    Majestic Dimensions: Vol. 1
    Potholes Music

  • Music

    February 20, 2014

    Man Mantis

    Majestic Dimensions Vol. 1
    Potholes Music

  • Music

    April 25, 2013

    KING

    Thursday, April 25, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849; Sunday, April 28, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    March 7, 2013

    Dawn Safari

    Tangerine Haze
    Sublimated Sounds

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    October 11, 2012
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    April 26, 2012

    Benny Loco

    Lines
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Derek Miller of Sleigh Bells: "I just wanted it to sound like a gang of ferocious women."

    Since forming in 2008, Sleigh Bells (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) have issued three records, a debut EP on M.I.A.'s N.E.E.T. Recordings in 2009, followed by two full-length albums, 2010's Treats and its latest offering, Reign of Terror. The band's combination of heavy, expansive guitar r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Anatomy of a hip-hop song: Local producers weigh in on what it takes to make a great track

    David Lang / Red Bull PhotofilesBoonie Mayfield (top) and Xperiment Beats​The term "producer" has very different connotations in the worlds of rock and hip-hop. Although they're both instrumental in shaping the sound, they serve very different functions. Generally speaking, in rock, a produc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Top ten most blatant and alleged song heists

    Earlier this week, Nick Cave responded to accusations that he nicked the basis of the song "Palaces of Montezuma" from a tune by some guy named Frank Duffy called "Grey Man." It seems absurd someone as versatile as Cave would intentionally borrow a lick or two from another song. Any similarities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Red Bull Big Tune producer battle tomorrow

    Click to enlarge​Ah, the producer. It's one of the most thankless jobs in hip-hop. Apart from a few superstars like Danger Mouse and Timbaland, most producers are destined to be overshadowed by the MC on the track and displaced by a DJ in a club despite their vital role in the music-making pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Fray slated to sit in with Timbaland at the Gothic

    ​No doubt capitalizing on Joe King's recent collaboration on "Undertow," from Shock Value II, his latest effort, and the fact that the band happens to be in town that day, Timbaland has evidently invited the Fray to make a cameo at his show at the Gothic on Tuesday, January 26. We have no indi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    For the Record: Beaterator iPhone review -- is it worth $2.99?

    As technology moves forward, we've found new and interesting ways to make, record and brainstorm music on the go. There has been a flood of music production and recording applications for devices like the iPhone/iPod Touch, Nintendo DS, PSP and others. Finding worthwhile applications is another stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Freaky Friday: "Broken Heart" - Valentine

    ​Today's video freakshow is framed as an appeal to superstar producer Timbaland. The young man who made the video is a Ukrainian singer-songwriter and a fan of Timba's. He's looking for a little help to become "as popular as Britney Spears," as he explains in his halting English, and he's writ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    This Just In: Rose Hill Drive to open for Jane's Addiction, second Nick Jonas show added

    ​After Boulder's Rose Hill Drive played Led Zeppelin II in its entirety at the Boulder Theater last New Year's Eve, the band took a year-long hiatus. The band members made quite a few announcements saying they needed some time off to re-focus. Even so, there was some speculation that the act had b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Joe King making a name for himself apart from the Fray

    ​Perhaps taking a cue from his pal Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, who's written and produced songs for an array of top shelf pop acts, including Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce and Leona Lewis, Fray guitarist Joe King is steadily making a name for himself as a burgeoning songwriter in his own right. On the j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    The Rouge's red letter day continues

    ​Looks like the Rouge's red letter day is continuing. From kicking off the summer performing at Red Rocks to making its way up to headlining status, the band is now enjoying a healthy buzz generated by the inherent sex appeal of its shirtless, leather vested frontman its passionate live shows and ... More >>

  • Music

    July 2, 2009

    LA Riots

    Thursday, July 2, The Church, 303-832-8628.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddlin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    This Just In 9/25-10/1

    Chris Cornell and Timbaland team up at the Ogden October 17. It's been a fairly quiet week with show announcements this week. Former Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and hip-hop producer Timbaland will join forces at the Ogden Theatre October 17; Staind, Seether and Papa Roach hit the Fillmore De ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Ichiban, Ludacris, Wyclef Jean, Jay-Z

    Locals Only When Ichiban’s name was announced as the winner of Best MC at this year’s Westword Music Showcase, the hip-hop heads in attendance were taken aback but so was the rapper himself. “There were so many dope MC’s in the category this year, I was actually very surprised,” Ichiban ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008
  • Music

    July 24, 2008

    Motley Crue

    Sunday, July 27, Fiddler's Green, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    M.I.A.

    Since reinventing herself as M.I.A., Maya Arulpragasam has hardly been missing in action.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Q&A with M.I.A.

    The May 15 Westword profile of Maya Arulpragasam, who performs as M.I.A., is built upon the foundation provided by the following Q&A, conducted on April 28, the day after the end of the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, where her set turned the heads of fans and fellow musicians alike. In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008
  • Music

    May 1, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    Q&A With Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D.

    Pharrell Williams, the subject of an April 24 Westword profile, is as busy a producer as any on the planet; among his most recent projects was Madonna’s Hard Candy, which reaches retailers on April 29. Still, he managed to squeeze in an interview to promote an upcoming appearance by N.E.R.D., a pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    Q&A With Howlin' Pelle Almqvist of the Hives

    The Hives are a Swedish import with staying power, and the band’s lead singer, Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist, knows it, as he makes clear in the following Q&A – a conversation conducted in advance of the outfit’s impending visit to Denver (see the appropriate Now Hear This item for the particulars) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Necro Loves Violence, Hates Women and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: Glorification of violence, misogyny and lots of angry white kids all figure prominently in this Necro review.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: D.O. The Fabulous Drifter, 50 Cent, Grandmaster Flash, Foxy Brown

    LOCALS ONLY Veteran Denver emcee D.O. The Fabulous Drifter is still putting the finishing touches on his new album D.irector of O.perations while working overtime for a collaborative venture. He connected with Canadian songbird JaQe for a project called His and Hers, a combination of hip-hop and so ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2007

    OneRepublic

    Dreaming Out Loud
    Mosley Music/Interscope Records

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Duran Duran

    Red Carpet Massacre
    Epic

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    M.I.A.

    Kala
    Interscope Records

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    The Dead Science Pops Off

    Sam Mickens and his crew have a unique view of pop music.

  • Music

    April 12, 2007

    Timbaland

    Timbaland Presents Shock Value
    Blackground/Interscope

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Cowboy Troy

    Tuesday, July 4, Greeley Stampede, Greeley, 1-866-464-2626.

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Nelly Furtado

    Loose (Geffen)

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    June 22, 2006

    Hot Chip

    The Warning (Astralwerks)

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    March 16, 2006

    Kudu

    Physical World (Nublu Records)

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    June 16, 2005

    Black Eyed Peas

    Monkey Business (A&M Records)

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    September 23, 2004

    LL Cool J

    The DEFinition (Def Jam)

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Brandy

    Afrodisiac (Atlantic)

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Styles, Slum Village and Clipse

    A Gangster and a Gentleman (Ruff Ryder)
    Trinity (Past, Present and Future)
    Lord Willin' (Star Trak)

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Aaliyah

    Aaliyah (Blackground)

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Missy Elliott

    Miss E...So Addictive (The Gold Mind/Elektra)

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Various Artists

    Romeo Must Die: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
    (Blackground Records)

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    The Wide World of Rap

    Exploring the endless variety of today's hip-hop.

  • Music

    February 5, 1998
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