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Colorado Symphony takes on Mussorgsky

COLO. Symphony played three classical Selections The Denver Center of the Performing Arts recently hosted a weekend with the Colorado Symphony, performing Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, along with Ives’ Symphony No.3 and Barber’s Violin Concerto. Conductor Brett Mitchell returned to conduct all three

John Hickenlooper’s run for 2020

A look at the former governor’s campaign kickoff On March 4, former Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his 2020 run for the presidency and held his campaign kickoff in Denver on Thursday, March 7. Featuring local music from Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, a variety

Avey Tare | Cows On Hourglass Pond | Album Review

Domino Recording Inc. Rating: 4 out of 5 Avey Tare just released his new album Cows On Hourglass Pond. The Animal Collective alumn created an experimental exploration between faded guitar tones and social commentary. These influences don’t detract from Tare’s own voice, as he is

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Avril Lavigne clones multiply

Avril Lavigne multiplies with mitosis A large group of about 300 clones of famed early-2000’s singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne have reportedly overtaken the town of Oakdale, Tennessee. Residents are still unclear as to the motives of the clones, and officials are calling the situation “Complicated.”  The situation

Roxborough state park’s most exciting hikes

Memorable red rock routes Tucked away deep in the back of the sleepy suburban town, Roxborough State Park is a distinct escape to a scenic and historic side of the great state of Colorado. With Red Rocks-like formations and plenty of trails of all difficulty levels,

A farewell to Andre Previn

Renowned composer dies at 89 On Feb. 28, the legendary musician, composer, and arranger André Previn passed away in his New York apartment. From composing Academy Award winning scores to composing on piano for Ella Fitzgerald, the longevity of Previn’s legacy will surely do justice

Lil Pump | Harverd Dropout | Album Review

Warner Bros. Rating: 1 out of 5 stars Harverd Dropout—yes, you read that right, with an “e”—is the latest effort from Los Angeles-based Soundcloud rapper Lil Pump. After cruising on the hype of his self-titled debut and single with Kanye West, Harverd Dropout is a

Methyl Ethel | Triage | Album Review

4AD Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Australian indie rock trio Methyl Ethel return for their third full-length release, Triage, honing their particular strain of psych rock and dream pop and producing what’s easily their tightest and most refined record to date. What shines through