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RiNo’s revitalized digs, Globe Hall

FORMER STUDENT BREAKING NEW MUSIC “What if I just dropped out?” For some college students, this question pops up from the stress of everyday life on top of college obligations. It might be that they no longer are interested in what they have chosen to

Single Review // Lana Del Rey – Love

“Love” Polydor/Interscope Records Lana Del Rey is releasing her new album LDR4 on an undisclosed date this year and has dropped her first track from this album entitled “Love” Feb. 18.  “Love” starts off with a cosmic-feeling, deep keyboard and bassline that set the precedent

CD Review // Oddisee

The Iceberg (Mello Music Group) Amir Mohamed El Khalifa—Oddisee—released his 11th studio album, The Iceberg on Feb. 24. The Sudanese-American Muslim draws inspiration from the stressed political climate and his culture for his popular new album. The Iceberg is intimate, personal, and sheds light into

CD Review // Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors Domino Recording Co On Feb. 21, the Dirty Projectors released a self-titled album that leaves listeners uncomfortable and reaching for the mute button. The opening track “Keep Your Name” starts with a sorrowful ballad about a rough breakup. With lines like, “I don’t

CD Review // Natalie Hemby

Puxico  (GetWrucke Productions) Puxico is Natalie Hemby’s debut album, although she’s not new on the scene. Before releasing her own work, she wrote songs for a number of well-known country singers, from Toby Keith to Miranda Lambert. By starting within such a polarizing musical genre,

Noise FM // William Card

South Dakota doesn’t have local music like Denver does. In fact, according to an analysis completed by Complex, it doesn’t have one at all. South Dakota ranks 49th in the US for its contributions to popular music. Growing up, it was evident that I had

CD Review // Chloe Tang

Passion//Aggression (Self-Release) In a time period where artists continuously recycle pop-centered and rhythmic hooks, CU Denver’s own Chloe Tang unleashes her edge in her latest EP, Passion//Aggression. Just because it’s pop-centric doesn’t mean it lacks value as a respectable song. In her lead single, “Forgive

Red Bull Sound Select gets hip and down

Rap and hip-hop at the summit music hall On Feb. 17, Red Bull Sound Select (RBSS) hosted three captivating rap and hip-hop acts at Denver’s Summit Music Hall. This year’s RBSS was well attended, overrun with music fans in street wear to see local act