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After 10 Years, Duo Still Steals The Show

PHANTOGRAM AT THE FILLMORE It has been nearly five years since the hit track “When I’m Small” hit the indie music charts, but it seems like New York synth-pop duo, Phantogram has been thriving since their mainstream debut. Phantogram had a nearly packed venue to

Still Corners Takes Deep Dive at Lost Lake

DREAMY SYNTH POP MEETS TWIN PEAKS The London-based synthpop group Still Corners has embarked on their “Dead Blue” tour to promote their newest album Dead Blue which was released on Sept. 16. With a stop at Denver’s Lost Lake Lounge on Oct. 1, the group

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Rocky Mountain Loopfest Cycles Aural

PLETHORA OF SOUNDS MOB KING CENTER When diving into the world of abstract music, the results can be somewhat puzzling. Some experiences can be overwhelming in peculiarity while others can be exciting and influential for an explorative, wide-eyed concert-goer. The Rocky Mountain Loopfest brought a

LA-based Weathers Heats Up Gothic Theatre

NEWBORN ROCKERS KICK OUT THE JAMS The first crackling leaves of fall were tumbling on the eve of Sept. 24. An autumnal cold-front rolled off the western slope bringing with it a dynamic change in weather. In multiple senses of the word. Weathers, an LA-based

Multi-instrumentalist Flexes Folksy And Fine Brawn

SOLLEE COMMANDS BLUEBIRD Not many people think of the cello as an accompaniment to the voice, but Ben Sollee is the shining exception. Sollee, a cellist and composer, creates an anomalous combination of Kentucky fiddle-style playing, alternative rock, and folksy lyrics to create a discordant

Fantasia Fest Reclaims Vintage Artistic Spirit

DIY SPACE HOSTS THREEDAY FEST Fantasia, an art and music event held at local DIY space Rhinoceropolis in the RiNo art district, adrenalized and inspired audiences last weekend. Beginning in 2012, Fantasia has become one of Rhinoceropolis’ biggest events. The event space is split into

B-Side Thursdays Smashes LoDo Rooftops

CU DENVER ALUMNI TALENT ROCKS MCA On Sept. 1, local bands with CU Denver flavor, Loanword and The Milk Blossoms took to the rooftop stage at the Museum Of Contemporary Art (MCA). Both bands, known for their unorthodox approach to playing and performing music, displayed

Ryan Adams’ Triumphant Return to CO

ADAMS BLASTS THROUGH 4.5 HOUR RED ROCKS SET Red Rocks Amphitheatre is regarded world-wide as one of the most premier music venues. It’s basically the nirvana of musical performances, only a step ahead of Madison Square Garden. With so many musicians yearning to play at

Baker Neighborhood Hosts UMS

GET READY TO SWEAT, MOSH, AND JAM OUT Nestled in between the streets of the Baker neighborhood found on South Broadway, the Underground Music Showcase called for indie, punk, and alternative music lovers to attend.  Local Denver bands, alongside small bands hailing from around the

CBCG Influence Resides in Denver

DIRTY FENCES CHANNELS 1970S PUNK SCENE There will be nothing as gritty, rough, punk rock, and pure as CBGB circa 1977. But seeing Dirty Fences at the Moon Room on April 18 came pretty damn close to it. The band was supported by Denver’s hometown