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Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

CD Review // Cloud Nothings

Life Without Sound (Carpark Records) Cloud Nothings’ most recent album Life Without Sound, released Jan. 27, holds true to their indie rock image. The Ohio band, signed to Carpark Records, had fans itching for new material as their last album was released in 2014. While

Single Review // Goldlink

Rough Soul (Squaaash Club) Goldlink is a new face in the hip-hop world, and his inexperience does not match his talent. His first mixtape, The God Complex, has received critical acclaim from critics, including shout-outs from Spin and Complex. His latest project, “Rough Soul,” is a

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X Games athletes hit the slopes in Aspen

22ND ANNUAL WINTER SPORTS SHOWCASE This year’s X Games took place from Jan. 26-29 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo. for the 15th year in a row. Thousands of fans from all over the world gathered to watch the best winter sport athletes competed against

High energy sustains DNCE show

Smaller concert venues like Summit Music Hall are uncommon in that they allow the audience a level of intimacy with the band that a venue like the Pepsi Center or Red Rocks Amphitheatre do not allow for the same kind of live music experience. Smaller

Bowiefest rages at the Hi-Dive

LOCAL BAND GATHERS IN MEMORIAM By day the Hi-Dive bar on South Broadway is a dingy building next to high end stores and hip restaurants. By night it transforms into the biggest party on the block, simply putting neighboring bars to shame. Bowiefest on Jan.

CD Review // Foxygen

Hang (Jajaguwar) California-based duo Foxygen’s new album Hang is an optimistic start to 2017 in the music world. The album is a circus of unexpected twists and turns giving the listener just enough to hang on to before jerking them into something unfamiliar and out

CD Review // SOHN

Renner (4AD) SOHN has released his sophomore album Rennen this year, swapping his elegant, gentile, Vienna-based environment for the generic allure of California. Christopher Taylor’s—the man behind Sohn—music is a highly experiential-based production. While, Rennen didn’t conform to typical pop structures that mainstream music seems

A Series of Unfortunate Events is bleak bliss

AN ADAPTION WORTHY OF ITS SOURCE MATERIAL Look away: A Series of Unfortunate Events has finally debuted on Netflix, and it’s as delightfully grim as it promised to be. Fans left hanging by the troubling 2004 attempt to adapt the popular 13 book series are

Quick look: Moana

How far will you go? That’s the sentiment behind Disney’s latest box office animated hit, Moana, which surfed into theaters this past November and scored the nomination for Best Animated Picture at the Academy Awards. For years, Disney’s animated films have to been subject to