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Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

Brasshouse group slayed a packed house

TOO MANY ZOOZ AT BLUEBIRD The band that has been catching the attention of New York City commuters in subway stations since 2014 made their second memorable visit to Denver at the Bluebird Theater on March 25. Too Many Zooz, a brasshouse band based in

Music fests are more than just Coachella

THE THRIVING MUSIC FEST ECONOMY The summer music festival market has become one of the largest targets of exploitation for the booming concert industry. The current slate of 2017 festivals, both nationally and locally, seem to be no exception. In the mid-2000s, the festival and

Aurora theater shooting memorial underway

MEMORIAL FOUNDATION CHOOSES FINALIST In February, organizers from the 7/20 Memorial Foundation narrowed down their selection of artists for the Aurora theater memorial to four candidates. The 7/20 Memorial Foundation consists of survivors and relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora theater shooting who wanted

Passion project evolves into premier coffee house

Sträva Craft CURATES INFUSED BREWS A desire to create positive change through different passions brought an unlikely duo together to brew fine craft coffee with a Colorado twist. Sträva Craft Coffee was founded in 2015 by Andrew Aamot and Kevin Crowley. Aamot, with a background in information

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Game of Thrones concert: songs of ice and fire

WESTEROS COMES TO DENVER The voice of Cersei Lannister echoes across the filled-to-capacity Pepsi Center: “Silence your phones now, or you will be boiled in the blood of your children.” A full orchestra queues up the Game of Thrones theme song; the opening credits play

Single Review // 888

Older  now // Artificial Island Records 888, the critically and nationally acclaimed alt-rock band right out of Denver, has released their new single “Older Now.” This track is the first song released from their much-anticipated EP, which is set to drop later in 2017. “Older Now”

CD Review // Goldfrapp

Silver Eye //  Mute Artist Ltd An electronically charged pop duo hailing from the UK, Goldfrapp just released their seventh studio album titled Silver Eye. The album sounds like it found its inspiration in the darkest corner of a witch house electronica party. It’s dark,

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CD Review // Spoon

hot thoughts // Matator  Spoon released their ninth album, Hot Thoughts, March 17. The album culminates the band’s raw assertions, while pushing themselves out of their comfort zone and experimenting musically. The first track, “Hot Thoughts,” is similar to music sprawling from Young the Giant. The