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The Healer My eyes rise to the night sky as Florence sang the words, “You need a big god / big enough to fill you up.” As I watched her under the lights, statuesque as her voice soared over our heads, I tried to imagine

Cruising the grounds at Grandoozy

Colorado’s Newest Music Festival Grandstand Media and Superfly Productions opened the gate to their newest creation, Grandoozy, on Sept. 14. The three-day festival took place just south of Downtown Denver at the Overland Golf Course. Headliners Kendrick Lamar, Florence + the Machine, and Stevie Wonder

Tune Yards | Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) | Single Review

Spotify Tune Yards’ cover of “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” starts off funky. Compared to the original’s chilling but soothing tempo, there’s a rather lighter atmosphere of fresh beats and vocals that are produced throughout the run-time of the song. Yet it does get

Paul McCartney | I Don’t Know | Single Review

Capital Paul McCartney released a new single called “I Don’t Know.” It starts out as an instrumental with piano and acoustic guitar. Drums are then added into the piece, which creates a steady tempo that resembles his old work. The chord progression is rather simple,

The Kooks | Let’s Go Sunshine | Album Review

Lucky Cat Rating: 3 out of 5 Although easy to listen to, The Kooks’ newest album, Let’s Go Sunshine, lacks excitement. The indie-rock group’s 2018 album does a wonderful job capturing their classic alternative feel while simultaneously reworking their original sound to continue to grow

Paul Simon | In the Blue Light | Album Review

Sony Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Paul Simon has had a solo career for over 50 years and yet his new album, In the Blue Light, has not experienced any of the typical burnout common in the new work of older artists. On the

Tash Sultana | Flow State | Album Review

Lonely Lands Records Rating: 3 out of 4 stars   Melbourne-based entertainer and busker Tash Sultana gives listeners an insight to her boundless talent with debut album Flow State. Flow State, released on Aug. 31, kicks off with a subtle and relaxed intro with “Seed”

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Today I drove through the Rockies’ game-day traffic. I was barely able to merge—twice; once on I-25 and again on Sixth Avenue. I attribute the recent influx in traffic to the legalization of pot. I’m not blaming weed directly, but the recent population growth has

Ye Olde Elk Lodge welcomes Salty to Denver

DIY house shows are alive and kicking Ye Olde Elk Lodge is an old Victorian house located in the Baker district where local DIY concerts sometimes take shape. On Aug. 26, the Lodge hosted out-of-state friends Salty, headed for the coast on their first interstate

Spotify supports female recording artists

Spotify’s EQL program focuses on women Spotify is partnering up with Berklee College of Music and Electric Lady Studios to create a more inclusive and receiving environment for women working in production areas of the music industry. Spotify went on the record on Aug. 15,