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Most overplayed song

NOBODY WANTS CAKE BY THE OCEAN Late last summer, DNCE released their debut single “Cake By The Ocean,” which reached the top 10 charts in the US in almost no time. And while it may have been a worldwide hit, the song itself remained lackluster.

Most ‘feelz’ inducing song

ENGULFED IN BLANKETS OF SOMBER In March 2017, indie-pop artist Lorde released two singles from her upcoming album, Melodrama, almost four years after her debut album Pure Heroine. The most recent single to come out, “Liability,” hits listeners right in the feels because of its

Most tragic venue closure

DENVER SHUTS DOWN DIY VENUES IN RINO This past year Denver and other cities have faced the repercussions of the overwhelming epidemic of gentrification. The River North area of Denver (RiNo) housed two of Denver’s DIY music and art venues: Rhinoceropolis (Rhino) and GLOB. The

Artist most deserving of a mass fan following

#TeamTAYLOR // Savannah Nelson Taylor Swift, at age 27, is a music mogul and icon in all things popular culture. Her rise to fame as an artist has created an unshakable network of fans over the years, as she’s transitioned into a household name. Boy,

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,

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CAM JAM returns to campus for 8th annual fest

FEST BOASTS LOCAL AND CU DENVER ACTS The University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media (CAM) and CU Denver Live! will host the eighth-annual CAM JAM music festival on Auraria Campus on April 27 at the Tivoli Commons Stage. Operating as a free

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

Real life insanity thrives at The Marquis

JAPANESE PUNK RAGES IN DOWNTOWN There are very few acts that can be associated with the words “punk-rock Power Rangers.” One of the few and proud that rock this title is Peelander-Z. The group is a Japanese punk band currently based in New York City

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Streaming streamlines pathway to growth

FIRST DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH IN 20 YEARS Music isn’t dead, according to new market research done on the music industry. For the first time in 20 years, the music industry has soared above and beyond the benchmark of the previous market status quo. The burst

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