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NEW SOUND REVIEW // Yonbre

Artist: Yonbre Album: Noirism Label: Moon Magnet Studios Yonbre is the trippy, psychedelic solo project from CU Denver student Kevin Netz. Releasing his debut EP, Noirism in early 2017, Netz is making his stance as artist that is looking to bend and train the ear to

Masego: Old Jazz Standards with Neo-Funk Influence

In the age of studio influence and corporate music, the ears of a generation yearning for something authentic has begun to turn to up-and-coming artists to fill this musical gap. On April 29, Red Bull Sound Select (RBSS) brought upcoming artist Masego with the Trap

Noisiest Colorado Band

SLOW CAVES: ROWDY GENRE BENDERS Surf rock is loud. Surf rock is grimy. Surf rock is Slow Caves. With their recently-released EP, Desert Minded, they’ve remained stingingly hot, since showcasing performances at SXSW ‘16 and ‘17 and CMJ. This Fort Collins-based project of slow-burning 90s

Most overplayed song

NOBODY WANTS CAKE BY THE OCEAN Late last summer, DNCE released their debut single “Cake By The Ocean,” which reached the top 10 charts in the US in almost no time. And while it may have been a worldwide hit, the song itself remained lackluster.

Most ‘feelz’ inducing song

ENGULFED IN BLANKETS OF SOMBER In March 2017, indie-pop artist Lorde released two singles from her upcoming album, Melodrama, almost four years after her debut album Pure Heroine. The most recent single to come out, “Liability,” hits listeners right in the feels because of its

Most tragic venue closure

DENVER SHUTS DOWN DIY VENUES IN RINO This past year Denver and other cities have faced the repercussions of the overwhelming epidemic of gentrification. The River North area of Denver (RiNo) housed two of Denver’s DIY music and art venues: Rhinoceropolis (Rhino) and GLOB. The

Artist most deserving of a mass fan following

#TeamTAYLOR // Savannah Nelson Taylor Swift, at age 27, is a music mogul and icon in all things popular culture. Her rise to fame as an artist has created an unshakable network of fans over the years, as she’s transitioned into a household name. Boy,

Single Review // A R I Z O N A

  “ELECTRIC TOUCH” // Artist Partner Group, Inc. A R I Z O N A might have bet large with their previous singles in preparation for their next album GALLERY, but frankly their latest single “Electric Touch” missed the mark in being re- inventive. Consequently,

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CAM JAM returns to campus for 8th annual fest

FEST BOASTS LOCAL AND CU DENVER ACTS The University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media (CAM) and CU Denver Live! will host the eighth-annual CAM JAM music festival on Auraria Campus on April 27 at the Tivoli Commons Stage. Operating as a free

Single Review // Coldplay

“HYPNOTISED” // Parlophone Records Coldplay’s new single “Hypnotised” harkens the lovable British rock band to its roots after many collaborations and an album of what seemed like Top 40 radio noise. The track begins with soothing arpeggios of bells and piano, which work hand-in-hand to