Playlist – The Best of Denver Music

Los Angeles and New York are no longer the only places musicians go to make a name for themselves. With young talent and young fans moving to this city every day, Denver has become nothing short of a music hub ...

The Passport Profile: Patrick Riley, Tennis

Patrick Riley.  Portrait courtesy of Adrian DiUbaldo, photoroadies.com During a fall show at The Hi-Dive, a young hopeful called out to singer Alaina Moore, “I want to marry you.”  Her response?  “I’m alrea...

Event Horizon: Flashlights Tonight

Denver-based indie musicians are no strangers to national recognition, especially with the success of acts like Tennis, The Chain Gang of 1974 and Pictureplane over the last few years. For local dance-pop outfi...

Floaters: Tennis

“You don't know what living is until you're eating oatmeal at dawn and watching a shark feeding next to your boat.” Plenty of bands make sacrifices for their craft, but few literally risk life and limb. Tennis twosome Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore did just that, sailing the seven seas for seven months—armed only with book smarts and IQ gleaned from DVDs. “Marathon”, a tune Pitchfork blogged about last June, details a near-death experience they had on the open water.