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CD REVIEW: The Infamous Stringdusters

The Law of Gravity (Compass Records) The Infamous Stringdusters’ latest album, The Law of Gravity, boasts 13 new tracks that perfectly complement an already vast discography of a traditional and modern bluegrass style.  However, in their seventh album, the Stringdusters keep it simple and stick

CD Review: Dropkick Murphys

11 Stories of Pain & Glory (Born & Bred Records) Twenty-one year-old band Dropkick Murphy’s released their ninth studio album, 11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory, Jan 6. The album was highly anticipated amongst fans, as the band has suffered a lot in their

CD REVIEW: Brian Eno

Reflections (Warp Records) Brian Eno takes his place among Phillip Glass and Moondog, fellow meditative innovators too peculiar for mainstream tastes but appreciated by artists and cult followers alike. Eno released his latest project, Reflections, on Jan. 1. Despite his art being part of a

The State of DIY in Denver

TENSION MOUNTS BETWEEN CITY AND LOCAL ARTISTS Over 10 years ago, the RiNo district in Denver was born home to two places that any perfectly insane person would dare venture to, that being the beloved DIY venue Rhinoceropolis (aka Rhino) and its sister Glob. The

C.D. Review: The Weeknd

Starboy (Republic Records) On Sept. 22, Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, released the first single from his newest album, which would also become the album’s namesake Starboy. Little did fans know that a stellar 18-track album would follow just two months later. In

C.D. REVIEW: Childish Gambino

“Awaken, My Love!” (Glassnote Entertainment Group) In Childish Gambino’s third album he avows to the world that he has another card up his sleeve. Known as a comedian, actor, and rapper, Donald Glover didn’t offer any prior insight into his new project “Awaken, My Love!”

NOISE F.M: William Card

As it does for most families, Christmas is a yearly holiday that inevitably comes. As movies like Elf point out, with age comes pending drainage of the Christmas spirit. With this unfortunate socialization, what’s the point to burning the energy year each year to reverse

California-style Punk Party Rings the Gothic

FIDLAR, SWMRS, AND PUNK ROCK Throughout its history Punk music has had a menagerie of different sub-cultures develop during its almost 50 year existence. From hardcore to grind-core to ska-core to crust-punk and garage-rock all these stem from similar anti-establishment ideals and uncouth attitude that

For Fun, For Rap, & For Broccolli

  Dancing, singing, and performing antics under the acronym, Doing Real Ass Music, D.R.A.M. (pronounced Dr-ah-m) is heating up the mainstream. What stands out about D.R.A.M. isn’t solely his spunky, rhyming, chipper sound in his hit “Cha Cha” or “Broccoli,” It’s that his music stands

INTERVIEW: Catfish & The Bottlemen

UK BAND FINDS GROOVE IN U.S. Bathed in the sweat and energy that is inherent in their live show, Catfish & The Bottlemen has risen as the cream of the crop of a live touring act. Catfish & The Bottlemen stop at the Ogden Theater