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CD REVIEW: Britney Spears

Glory (RCA Records) Britney Spears’ latest album Glory, dropped on Aug. 26. After a year-long dearth of new music, Glory carries on the pop queen’s legacy of producing catchy party-girl anthems perfect for a college sorority bash. Glory tries to put a new edge on

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William Card: Noise.FM

I drive a sandy-colored 2002 Toyota Camry. Among repping an uncharacteristic V6 engine, a Dolby surround sound system, and some dope bumper stickers, my car, “Cammy,” was recently the unfortunate victim of a parking lot hit and run. Much to the chagrin of LOLO’s 2014

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

Avenhart’s Sublime and Brisk Ascension

CU DENVER STUDENT & ALUMNI BAND CHARTS COURSE While Avenhart was born only last year, the band is already seeing tons of success. With an upcoming EP, a battle of the bands victory, and an opening slot performance at Lynxapalooza on Sept. 17—an annual festival

CD REVIEW: Dinosaur Jr.

Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not (Jagjagwar) Dinosaur Jr.’s latest album, Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not, dropped on Aug. 5. Despite a couple stand-out tracks, the album’s overall tone rings in as monotonous and dull. The first track, “Goin Down,” is a

CD REVIEW: FRANK OCEAN

Blonde (Boys Don’t Cry) The hysteria surrounding Frank Ocean began four years ago with the release of his Grammy-winning solo album Channel ORANGE. Fresh from his time with the LA hip-hop collective OFWGKTA (commonly known as Odd Future), Ocean was on top of his game.

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CD REVIEW: YOUNG THE GIANT

Home Of the Strange (Fueled by Ramen) Young the Giant is arguably one of the most underrated bands out there. With two Top 10 albums under their belt, the band should be rubbing shoulders with Coldplay and The Acid. Now they have the chance to

CD REVIEW: SUICIDE SQUAD SOUNDTRACK

Atlantic Records Since launching on Aug. 5, Suicide Squad: The Album has become one of the rare movie soundtracks that has the merit to match its record-breaking sales. Unlike the film it represents, Suicide Squad: The Album offers audiences a coherent brand of chaos: its

New Urban Fest Highlights Changing City

RINO MUSIC FESTIVAL BARES NEW OPPORTUNITIES Four years ago the RiNo district (the area north of the Platte River) was home to the only two places any sane person would dare venture to: the beloved DIY venue Rhinoceropolis and The Source, a trendy artisanal food

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