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Colorado’s best up-and-coming musicians

Three local crowd-pleasers Tennis Husband and wife duo Tennis (pictured), first met in a philosophy class here at CU Denver in 2008 but have since been making waves in the Colorado music scene after an eight-month sailing trip after graduation.  Older tracks from the duo

Best Lil’ Artist

Lil’ Wayne: The biggest Lil’ rapper in the business Man, for an artist named Lil’, he’s got a lot of talent. From Xan to Uzi Vert, Pump to Peep, Jon to Yachty, the prefix has a lot to it, especially for one of the greats

Weirdest Celebrity Beef

Lana Del Rey vs. Azealia Banks This year has been a pretty crazy one as far as celebrity beef goes. There was Cardi B performing her signature move, throwing her shoe at none other than Nicki Minaj. There was the intense and revealing diss track

Douchiest Musicians

Chainsmokers Earn Their Spot as Total Bros It’s been more than two years since The Chainsmokers’ disastrous interview with Billboard in which DJ Alex Pale said, “Even before success, pussy was number one… I wanted to hook up with hotter girls. I had to date

Most fucked up face in mumble rap

6ix9ine is an absolute clown In 30 or so years when naive teenagers adorn rose-tinted glasses and idolize the cultural icons of a former epoch (much like the current generations obsession with the mediocrities of the 80s, 90s, and so on), they will no doubt

The quintessential emo anthem

ANGSTIEST EMO SONG From the iconic first piano note to the fading snare drum outro, “Welcome to the Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance is the quintessential emo anthem. The emo subculture is derived from elements of the goth and punk movements. However, the melodramatic,

Songs that will never go out of style

THESE TRACKS ARE FOREVER YOUNG Some songs are only popular for a few months or, if they’re lucky, a few years. While some of the fleeting songs are fun for a casual listen, it is easy to turn the radio to a different station and

Most talked about single

FRANK OCEAN MAKES THE TRACK Every once in a while, a song will take over the radio, Spotify, and Youtube and become the biggest new hit. This year, that track was “Slide” by Calvin Harris, featuring Frank Ocean and Migos. The single, released in February

Flyest festival to premier

BIG NAMES TO COME TO MILE HIGH CITY The same team responsible for putting on Bonnaroo and Outside Lands Music Festival has just chosen Denver as the newest location for their next venture. Is it fair to label this as Colorado’s best new festival before

Best and worst breakout artists of the year

Billie Eilish | A bright new star The year 2017 brought an influx of musical artists and new music content that has made the industry more competitive than ever. This year, artists have emerged in the industry with originality and creativity, so the bar to bring