About Last Night: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Larimer Lounge, 4/14

Quick write-up of last Tuesday’s show at the Larimer Lounge in Denver, tonight’s headliner was Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. This band came to prominence back in 2005-6 when the internet hype machine was first taking off.  Unsigned by a major label at the time, they spread their eponymously-titled first album through social media networks … Continue reading About Last Night: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Larimer Lounge, 4/14

Wednesday Cover: Jose Gonzalez, “Heartbeats”

Here's one of the best cover versions of ALL TIME.  It's fairly old and well-known, and actually ranks #4 on Youtube's list of 100 best cover songs of all time (not sure how they determine their list, but it's pretty solid) Gonzalez takes Swedish art-rock group The Knife's  sprawling (even squirming) anthem to the drug-like influence of … Continue reading Wednesday Cover: Jose Gonzalez, “Heartbeats”

About Last Night: Martin Sexton at the Crested Butte Center for Performing Arts

This past Thursday we drove out to Crested Butte after work, and rolled in right before 9pm to find out that folk extraordinaire Martin Sexton was performing across the street from our hotel (at 9pm)! The CB Center for Performing Arts is a small venue that fits about 200 seated patrons, with standing room for … Continue reading About Last Night: Martin Sexton at the Crested Butte Center for Performing Arts

Wednesday Cover: Phantogram, “Take Me Home”

Sorry I've been gone for a week, life gets busy!  I thought I'd quickly share one of my favorite recent covers this Wednesday in a quick post.  Here's Phantogram paying tribute to Phil Collins with their beautiful cover of "Take Me Home".  I recommend you listen with headphones 🙂

Wednesday Cover: Pink Talking Fish do “Time”, “Ghost”, “Psycho Killer”

Alright, I just wrote about this amazing cover band, and here's a taste of what they can do.  Not the best quality video (a lot of audience chatter) but it's a good example of Pink Talking Fish's ability to navigate between Floyd, Phish, and Talking Heads songs with both accuracy and emotion.  The guitar work … Continue reading Wednesday Cover: Pink Talking Fish do “Time”, “Ghost”, “Psycho Killer”

About Last Night(s): Pink Talking Fish at Be On Key (Feb 24&25)

This weekend was epic, with great friends in town from abroad and a non-stop dance party Friday and Saturday nights at Be On Key, the newest Denver hippie bar and makeshift concert venue. Night 1 was a treat, with plenty of great friends in tow and a setlist that dug deep into the Talking Heads’ … Continue reading About Last Night(s): Pink Talking Fish at Be On Key (Feb 24&25)