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Quadio: the collegiate Spotify

New music sharing platform for students According to Spotify’s FAQ information, there are over 20,000 tracks per day being released on their platform. Considering their millions of subscribed artists across the world, that may not be that surprising. But as part of their “Artist Wrapped”

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The brain’s “full body workout”

How music affects the brain Having trouble readjusting to a school schedule? It may be time to pick up a musical instrument. For centuries, the puzzle of the human brain has only been observed from a behavioral standpoint or in postmortem dissection. But in recent

The creation of The Creator

The evolution of Tyler, The Creator Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known as Tyler, The Creator,  is known today as one of the world’s most influential hip-hop artists. His most recent release, IGOR, epitomizes his unconventional style while capturing his more recently developed propensity for emotional

Denver’s perennial music festival

  Underground Music Showcase ’19 Retaining its position as Denver’s longest-running and most prolific music festival for the 19th consecutive year, 2019’s Underground Music Showcase (UMS) brings a host of national and local talent to their largest iteration of the festival yet.  Unlike many of


In the Spirit Antonio Stradivari was born in Cremona, Italy in the middle of the 1600s. Over the course of his career, he made around 1,116 instruments. The majority of which were the violins for which he became famous. Owning a Stradivarius is something akin

The Plot Thickens

Home Medley The Chipotle I work at plays mostly indie pop songs and remixes that I’m sure some guy in an office somewhere curated into a playlist with a title like “songs that won’t offend anyone while they eat their burrito.” Usually, I’m not bothered

Colorado’s best up-and-coming musicians

Three local crowd-pleasers Tennis Husband and wife duo Tennis (pictured), first met in a philosophy class here at CU Denver in 2008 but have since been making waves in the Colorado music scene after an eight-month sailing trip after graduation.  Older tracks from the duo

Local bands dig in at the Alamo

Barfly: Babybaby and The SIR Band by Abby Wehrman and Genessa Gutzait Down on Colfax, there’s a little place called the Alamo Drafthouse. It’s quite unnoticeable unless you’re really looking. It’s a movie theater/bar/restaurant/music venue combo, and on Friday, Nov. 2, it was the spot

Horrendous | Idol | Album Reviw

Season of Mist Rating: 4 out of 5 Celebrated progressive death metal act Horrendous revitalizes their catalog and the underground metal scene with their highly anticipated and most consistent record, Idol.  The group has refined their unique blend of genres and instrumental tones to mastery