Your eyes do not deceive you. If you've been seeing Yerkish popping up in your Facebook feed, rest easy: It's not some glitch in the space time continuum. Yerkish has indeed returned, and Lexigram has Lexigone the way of the dodo. According to our pal Tim Kaminski, the whole thing comes down to timi ... More >>
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Happy 4/20! Welcome to the end of another work week. As always, there are plenty of music options to consider this weekend -- and that's whether you're living the Mile High life or not. The second edition of the annual Levi ... More >>
So the band formerly known as Yerkish will heretofore be known as Lexigram. If you're just joining us, last week, Sprint, the behemoth telecommunications titan, signed on to help Yerkish come up with a new name as part of the company's All. Together. Now. campaign. More than 54,000 suggestion ... More >>
Seems we're not the only ones concerned with helping Yerkish come up with a new name. This morning, if you log on to Sprint's website, you'll notice that the telecommunications behemoth has gotten in on the act. According to Yerkish frontman Tim Kaminski, shortly after Alvin Ramos joined the band, ... More >>
Tom MurphyThe Inactivists
With Little Fyodor & Babushka Band and The Skivie
sWalnut Room | April 1, 2011
At least this show didn't turn out to be a April Fool's Day joke of some kind. But that's a possibility given that The Inactivists are jokers with a wickedly mischievous ... More >>
We thought something seemed a little hanky when we saw the ad promoting Yerkish's upcoming show at the Gothic Theatre with Vices I Admire and the Foot, as its farewell gig. And what do you know? Turns out, everybody's favorite simian ambassadors are not -- we repeat NOT -- in fact, preparing ... More >>
Here's our massive, multi-page report/travelogue of the Westword Music Showcase from (in order) Tom Murphy, Cory Casciato, A.H. Goldstein, Jef Otte, Jon Solomon and Brain Frederick. Let us know in the comments what you saw and loved, saw and hated, or missed and hated yourself for missing.
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Jon SolomonThe EpiloguesAfter Thirty-two bands faced off over the last three months, the Epilogues took the top prize from Yerkish, Forth Yeer and Goldie & the Bears during the finals of Westword's Best of the West competition Friday at Herman's Hideaway. At the end of the night, the Epilogue ... More >>
R Kelly LigginThis past weekend, the members of Yerkish were filming a new video in their practice space at 22nd and Larimer. During the third and a half take, as guitarist Nate Huisgen was attempting to push off a plate glass window, the glass shattered. Luckily no one was hurt -- although accordin ... More >>
Brian Landis FolkinsYerkish led off at Fidel's.
See more photos from Fidel's at westword.com/slideshow.
Yerkish, 12 p.m.
The crowd inside the cramped cantina is building slowly as Yerkish takes the stage, and the band wastes no time in laying out its frenetic, frantic rhythms. It's a dynamic compl ... More >>