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Ezra Koenig reviews Drake’s “Nothing was the Same”: “I didn’t listen to the whole thing”

October 9th, 2013
Ezra Koenig reviews Drake's "Nothing was the Same": "I didn’t listen to the whole thing"

Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend reviews Drake’s “Nothing was the Same.” He likes it — even though he didn’t listen to the whole thing — but he’s still annoyed with some Danish guy named Hans who blew him off in 2007.



Kendrick Lamar on his “Control” verse: “The whole point of the culture is to elevate the culture”

August 29th, 2013
Kendrick Lamar on his “Control” verse: "The whole point of the culture is to elevate the culture"

Kendrick Lamar talked about his controversial verse on Big Sean’s “Control” to Peter Rosenberg on New York’s Hot 97.



The Who, Vintage Trouble at the Pepsi Center, 2/12/13 (photos, review)

February 13th, 2013
The Who

In taking in the Who and its 2013 take on “Quadrophenia” at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday evening, the mind couldn’t help but wander. The band is hardly operating at full strength these days – because of loss, age, physical erosion. But they remain one of the most important groups in rock history.



Best Denver shows this week: The Who, Ty Segall and more

February 8th, 2013
Winston Yellen, a musician who grew up in Colorado Springs returns to Denver on Wednesday for the debut of his band Night Beds. The band is fresh off of a performance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" and the release of the debut album, "Country Sleep." Photo courtesy of Jarrod Renaud.

Here are the best Denver shows that you should be at this week (Feb. 8-14).



The Who to perform “Quadrophenia” at Pepsi Center, first tour in four years

July 18th, 2012

The Who will perform “Quadrophenia” in its entirety at the Pepsi Center in 2012, the band’s first tour in four years



Album review: Wilco, “The Whole Love”

October 4th, 2011
Album review: Wilco, "The Whole Love"

Album review: Wilco’s “The Whole Love” is the band’s best album in seven years, but it still falls somewhere in the middle of their storied discography



UMS 3.3: Boba Fett marches off with the whole damn show

July 25th, 2009
UMS 3.3: Boba Fett marches off with the whole damn show

From John Moore: The spirit of the underground surfaced like a lightning flash late Friday night when Boba Fett & the Americans, a renegade marching band — that’s right, renegade marching band, stopped the rain that had pretty much soaked Night 3 of the 2009 […]



The 10 worst albums of 2014: Pitbull, U2, Robin Thicke and more

December 15th, 2014
Pitbull performs at Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre on June 11, 2013 in Englewood, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

Take a look at our list of the 10 worst albums of 2014, then go ahead and try your best to forget about them.



Dillon Francis on Denver collaborations, his crossover with the adult film industry

December 10th, 2014
Ahead of his show at the 1stBank Center, Dillon Francis talks about returning to his roots, projectiles at performances and his unlikely crossover with the adult entertainment industry.

Ahead of his show at the 1stBank Center, Dillon Francis talks about returning to his roots, projectiles at performances and his unlikely crossover with the adult entertainment industry.



Christmas music: What makes a holiday song? Not just sleigh bells, right?

December 4th, 2014
Christmas music: What makes a holiday song? Not just sleigh bells, right?

When you hear Christmas music you know right away what it is. But why? What makes a holiday song? Is it the structure? The lyrics? The instrumentation? Or maybe how we’ve been trained.