Record Label: Downtown Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Tommy Genesis isn’t the cliche female rapper. The self-proclaimed “fetish rapper” sings with a voice that is rough and impassioned. Her verses are as perverted as they are infectious, and her production can be described
Dinosaur Jr. and Thurston Moore play free concert in support This January, House of Vans presents the official release of the brand’s long awaited first-ever full-length snowboard film, LANDLINE. Directed by the progressive filmmaker Tanner Pendleton, LANDLINE is primarily shot on Kodak 16mm film and
THE DRUMS PUT ON AN INTIMATE SHOW AT THE BLUEBIRD With temperatures of fall waning into the freezing cold of winter, The Drums and their dolefully optimistic surf rock brought back a taste of the summer sun to Denver on Nov. 6 at the Bluebird Theatre.
THE HYPE TOUR COMES TO DENVER Hoodie Allen, along with Luke Christopher and Myles Parrish, took the stage on Oct. 20 during their stop in Denver on The Hype Tour. Most musicians shy away from their audience by keeping contact with their fans to a
The notorious and nefarious Colorado HELLoween Ball will be resurrected on Oct. 28, just in time for Halloween weekend. Ritual Noize, Milk Bar and the Bar Standard will host and present four floors of Goth, Industrial and Alternative music for any ghoul’s enjoyment. Darkwave darling
OGDEN THEATRE HOSTS EXPERIMENTAL GROUP Australian psych-rock group King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard brought their trippy experimental psych sounds to the Ogden Theatre on Oct. 4. Their sci-fi influence was quite the guiding force as their hypnotic tunes turned the Ogden into an hour-long
BANDS RAISE MONEY FOR HURRICANE RELIEF On Sep. 27 at Denver’s Moon Room, Rocky Mountain Music Relief and CU Denver College of Arts and Media put together a benefit show to raise money for the charity MusiCares. Four bands, Demi Demitro (of the Velveteers), Professor
SEVENTH CIRCLE ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL It’s been five years since Seventh Circle Music Collective opened its doors to local rock musicians and enthusiasts, and the DIY artist space still continues to thrive. Celebrating its five-year anniversary, Seventh Circle hosted a three-day music festival from Sept. 22-24.
BAND GIVES AN IMPRESSIVE LIVE PERFORMANCE On Sep. 19, bright red lights flooded the Bluebird eater as fans waited anxiously for Cigarettes After Sex to take the stage. The bar was crowded with older fans and loud conversations echoed throughout the theater as the audience
DARK POP WITH A PURPOSE Coming straight from Riot Fest in Chicago to the streets of Denver, INVSN (pronounced “invasion”) turned the local haun, Larimer Lounge into the venue of the century on Sept. 18. Larimer Lounge is nestled on Larimer street in an old,