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George Fest by George Harrison (HOT/VAGRANT)

George Fest, released Feb. 26, is a collection of 26 live performances during a George Harrison tribute concert and fundraiser from 2014. A diverse gathering of artists including Norah Jones, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Brian Wilson, and The Flaming Lips interpreted Harrison’s songs from both his

Finding Education in Festival Realm

CAM STUDENTS CONNECT AT SXSW MUSIC FESTIVAL This year, six students from the College of Arts and Media have been selected to attend the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. The festival, now reaching its 29th year, features a vast array of

99 Cents by Santigold (Atlantic Records)

“Got so much flavor, put me on the buffet,” are some of Santigold’s lyrics from her third LP 99 Cents. Released on Feb. 26, the album features heavy experimentation that will leave listeners in an array of diverse genres such as electro, reggae, and indie

United Crushers by Poliça (Mom + Pop Music)

Since their start in 2011, Poliça—comprised of Channy Leaneagh on vocals and synthesizer, and producer Ryan Olson, along with a few more members for live shows—has taken electronic music in unique directions. March 4 saw the release of their third album, United Crushers. The album

FREE VERSE: Whale Sounds It Is

Once again, in my last year of college, I find myself at midterms asking, “How does this work, again?” It’s hard, and I hate it, but in the end, it’s the life I chose and I’m learning not to further punish myself for feeling the

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Staff Picks 3/9: Ode to Midterms

“Wedding” –  Poliça Poliça’s newest album, United Crushers, is a great set of songs to put on a pot of coffee, break out the books, and have a good old fashioned study session to. The album’s track, “Wedding” combines the perfect amount of mesmeric synthesizers

Pon Pon Displays Art of Mixed Tapes

TAPE NIGHT BRINGS NOVICE ARTISTS TOGETHER When thinking of a really “hole in the wall” place, Pon Pon Bar immediately comes to mind. Listing their opening hours as “4 p.m. to ???,” the quaint bar is located in a strip of revamped warehouses on Walnut

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Staff Picks 3/2: Songs of Cinema

“Lily’s Theme” – Alexandre Desplat from Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows The song is sans lyrics, but it’s composed so beautifully that it evokes so many emotions. Every time I listen to it, the opening scene of the last Harry Potter movie plays in my head.

Exploring Rap Through Collaboration

RAP ARTISTS FETTY WAP AND MONTY KEEP TO CRAFT On Feb. 24, the weather was warm and the energy was hot as thousands of Denverites congregated at the Fillmore Auditorium to see rap artist Fetty Wap perform as a part of the Monster Energy Outbreak