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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

YaSi on Stranded Feelings; Vulnerability

IDENTITY, CONFUSION, AND CULTURE Heartbreak is one of the most confusing and aggravating emotions to cope with. The journeys of many take them to the fringes of vulnerability and comfort. Musicians, for example, showcase their experiences by somberly crafting tracks that stitch together their own

CD REVIEW: Ingrid Michaelson

It Doesn’t Have to Make Sense (Cabin 24) Ingrid Michaelson’s latest album, It Doesn’t Have to Make Sense, released on Aug. 26, brings a brand new edge to the artist’s music. Michaelson appears to have moved away from the signature uke and piano tunes that’s

CD REVIEW: Glass Animals

How To Be A Human Being (Caroline Records) Returning to the music scene after two years since the release of their first album Zaba, Glass Animals has launched its sophomore album How To Be A Human Being that seeks to tell a new story in

CD REVIEW: New Leverage

Cycle Hum CU Denver’s own heavy-hitting alt rock/emo outfit New Leverage returned with the delivery of their sophomore effort on Aug. 26. Cycle Hum is an angsty compilation that captures the strain between the brink of anxiety and action. Lead singer Mickey Postilion consistently delivers

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