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CU Denver finds Lost Lake Lounge

Rock, hip-hop, and R&B at Lost Lake Lounge Lost Lake Lounge was full of CU Denver students last week as the University’s Pop Rock and Hip-Hop/R&B ensembles performed a showcase at the venue.  The Pop Rock Ensemble had a self-described funk energy. Vocalist Cleo Daniels

CU ensembles give it all they’ve got

CU Denver Ensemble Fest fills campus In its second semester of production, the College of Arts and Media Ensemble Festival took place on April 30. Migrating between St. Cajetan’s and a meager dance studio in the King Center, the festival displayed the Music and Entertainment


Game of Groans Game of Thrones has steadily gone downhill. It started with the tie-in album that featured artists like SZA, Lil Peep, and Mumford & Sons all coming together to produce a Game of Thrones inspired album. Now we’ve got the exclusive cast interviews,

Kygo & Rita Ora | Carry On | Single Review

RCA / Palm Tree / Sony Classical Rating: Thumbs Up Paired up with Rita Ora’s velvety voice, Kygo brings another summer vacation track as the temperatures start to heat up. Uplifting and almost ethereal, “Carry On” mixes a relaxing mood with melancholic lyrics: “Walking alone

The Cranberries | All Over Now | Single Review

BMG Rating: Thumbs Up “All Over Now” is the newest single from alt-rock pioneers The Cranberries since the death of front woman Dolores O’Riordian in early 2018. Instantly, the intro pulls the listener straight back to 1993 with their trademark washed-out, layered guitars and open

BTS | Map of the Soul: Persona | Album Review

Big Hit / iriver / Columbia / Virgin Rating: 4 out of 5 stars For anyone missing 90’s boy bands, BTS offers the next best thing, and they’re arguably an improvement. Some pop fans might be put off by the non-English lyrics, though the europop-inspired

Beyonce | Homecoming | Album Review

Parkwood / Columbia Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Accompanying her new concert film on Netflix, Beyoncé released her fifth live release, Homecoming: The Live Album, which was recorded during her performance at Coachella 2018. Since its release, the nearly two-hour-long behemoth has been widely

Lil Nas X | Old Town Road | Single Review

Columbia Rating: Thumbs Up A song that features a swift and smooth combination of country guitar and steady trap beats, Lil Nas X teams up with country superstar Billy Ray Cyrus in the remix of “Old Town Road.” Debuting at the top of both the country

Avicii | SOS | Single Review

Universal Rating: Thumbs Up The posthumous single from the late electronic artist Avicii, entitled “SOS,” provides a fitting tribute to the influential musician.  It’s largely in the style of much of his catalogue, featuring high production and fun, summery instrumentations. This includes bouncy snares, smooth