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Seeing live music under 21

Denver’s best venues with shows for all ages Denver has plenty of options to offer for any kind of music lover in the live music department. While some of those options may not be available to those under the age of 21, there’s still plenty

Songs for walking to class

It is a new and exciting time of year, when transitions are being made from one grade to the next, from high school to college, from college to the mystical realm of the “real world.” The time everyone has between classes is one of these

Songs to unpack to

Moving into a dorm or apartment to begin a new chapter as a college freshman can seem daunting with stacks of boxes needing to be moved and unpacked. Instead of grueling over this labor in silence, up-beat songs can ease this transition and make it

Study break songs

Half of the battle for kicking butt in a class is just sitting down and doing the work. A good way to encourage actually doing the work? Reward the hard work with the perfect study break. Detox the brain and prevent throwing off the study

Single Review | Mike Posner | Move On

Freshman year, a time of new beginnings and music. Mike Posner’s “Move On” is a single that it is uplifting and will give incoming freshmen and others an extra pep in their step. A song from the album A Real Good Kid, “Move On” has

CU Denver born artists

CU Denver student artists to look out for Downtown Denver holds no shortage of local musicians. In fact, many are moving here just for that purpose. With CU Denver and Music and Entertainment Industry Studies (MEIS)centered in the heart of it all, it’s no surprise


R.I.P. 2 My Youth Growing up in a small town in Wyoming, my concert going experiences were limited for most of my life until my freshman year of college when I moved to Denver. I typically only went to one concert a year and the

End of semester celebration tracks – staff picks

Songs perfect for celebrating the end of the semester  Wait for the sun to set and watch the bats dance across the sky in the fading twilight. Settle down on a warm summer eve to celebrate another finished semester. Even though the pandemic limits the

How pop punk shaped a generation

“Teenagers scare the living shit out of you”? Good.  This generation is defined by what they’ve done. They have started conversations about politics and climate change that have been too uncomfortable to talk about in mainstream media in the past. They have lead marches and started movements that will better our society in the future. But

Florence + the Machine | Light of Love | Single Review

Virgin EMI Records Rating: Thumbs Up Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine has been considered by many to be the queen of indie-rock music since her debut album, Lungs was released in 2009. This new single, “Light Of Love,” is no exception. Blending her signature occult-sounding vocals and