Baritone Tunesmith: Nathaniel Rateliff

Secular music was considered contraband in Nathaniel Rateliff's childhood Missouri home. The family attended a non-denominational Christian church two to four times a week, depending on the holiness of the week...

Soundcloud Gems: brooklynshanti

brooklynshanti, is the musical representation of everything NYC is--an amalgam of worldly ingredients, a fusion of east meets west, and free of single genre labels. Based out of Brooklyn, he's created a a f...

Rhyme Horizon: Talib Kweli @ Beta

Thanksgiving eve has long been a big night for club goers. Maybe Wild Turkey helps some cope with their families on Bird Day. Regardless, Beta's got talent--in the form of Talib Kweli. Whether you know K...

Pantyraid: Audio Fondling Your Girlfriend

Audio fondling your girlfriend? Slogans don't get much better than Pantyraid's. Sure, they could say "Aurally Vibrating Your Girlfriend's Vagina," but that wouldn't be quite as subtle. Normally, I rack my f...

Ximena Sariñana: From Spanish to English

For longtime fans of Mexico-native Ximena Sariñana, her recent self-titled album is not only a lot poppier than 2008's Mediocre, it's also in English--a first for the Spanish-speaking songbird. I was prepar...

Soundcloud Gems: Stumbleine

Little is known about Stumbleine, a shoegaze/chillwave band whose dreamy tracks are epic mind trips, but it doesn't matter: the music speaks for itself. A little electro-pop, a little My Bloody Valentine, and a...

Lykke Li: The Swedish Invasion Continues

The Swedes are having a big year here in Denver. July saw the high-profile debut of Colorado's first Ikea location in Centennial. H&M's Grand Opening, hosted by this very publication, demonstrated th...

Soundcloud Gems: Teddington Close

Acoustic has never sounded as good as it does coming from Teddington Close, an indie rock band based in England. Grounded by gentle guitar and the most delicate usage of instruments such as the harmonica an...

Rhyme Horizon: Air Dubai @ The Fox

Air Dubai are playing the Fox on November 19th. It will be $12, but 303 has some tickets to give out as well. Stay tuned for details. If you have any knowledge about Denver's hip-hop scene, you've heard the ...