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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

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,

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

CD Review // Bishop Briggs

BISHOP BRIGGS // Teleport Records Bishop Briggs released her debut self-titled EP which blasts out a powerful performance that upholds her strength as a singer. Having nabbed the top 10 for the rock and alternative charts back in 2016 with her lead-single “River,” her EP

CD Review // Little Dragon

SEASON HIGH // Loma Vista Recordings Little Dragon has recently been making waves in the electronic genre with sleek non-western sounding feature spots on both Flume and Odesza’s albums. Midst this success, the group recently released their fourth full-length album, Season High. The release is

Single Review // Kendrick Lamar

“HUMBLE.” //Top Dawg Entertainment Kendrick Lamar is back with the standout track and music video, “HUMBLE.” off his upcoming release ALBUM. The single is without a doubt a complete paradigm shift in the rap scene. It has electronic beats matched with a repetitive piano layer.

CD Review // Cold War Kids

L.A. Divine // Capitol Records For die-hard fans seeking Cold War Kids signature sound and those who started listening to the band recently, it can be  collectively agreed that their most recent effort, L.A. Divine was a disappointment. The band didn’t recieve commerical success until Dear

CD Review // Father John Misty

Pure Comedy// SubPop Records Josh Tillman is the neurotic and sometimes pretentious face behind the indie folk facade Father John Misty. Pure Comedy his most recent album was released April 7 , covers everything from the absurdity of the recent election to the tediousness of pop

CD Review // Diet Cig

Swear I’m Good At This // (Frenchkiss Records) Take a moment to remember those awkward series of moments that exemplify being a teenager. Each uncomfortable exchange with a crush, and clunky maneuvering through the the social landscape can be heard in Diet Cig’s debut LP

Single Review // 888

Older  now // Artificial Island Records 888, the critically and nationally acclaimed alt-rock band right out of Denver, has released their new single “Older Now.” This track is the first song released from their much-anticipated EP, which is set to drop later in 2017. “Older Now”