Soundcloud Gems: Catching Flies

Fat velvet beats and a solid whiskey cocktail make for a lustrous night when the air comes in frosted puffs glazed over windows from the inside out. A dishy listen out of the United Kingdom, Catching Flies has ...
Edamame

Soundcloud Gems: Edamame

Posturing lo-fi atmospherics at the side of silky smooth crimson beats, singing synths, and verging almost new age in some breaths, Chicago instrumentalist Edamame falls genre-less on the ears and delightfully ...
Chris Vrenna 2012

Event Horizon: Chris Vrenna at Norad Dance Bar

Raiding someone's music library is kind of like perusing their bookshelf: it gives a glimpse into their inspiration, the color of their worldview and what, exactly, sparks that intangible emotional friction...
Green River Ordinance

Soundcloud Gems: Green River Ordinance

It's funny the way that troubling periods in one's life have mental playlists undulating beneath the surface of their memories--much in the same way that certain scents imbue a hazy sentimentality around the ed...
Sylver Tongue

Soundcloud Gems: Sylver Tongue

You may know her from her work with Bat for Lashes or alternative rock band, Ash, but Charlotte Hatherley is wagging the microphone on her own now as Sylver Tongue. a cool mix of Debbie Harry and Alison Goldfr...

Event Horizon: A Place To Bury Strangers

Courtesy of Dead Oceans Denver's fancy dress party of masquerading as summer in November may well come to an end this weekend, but snow shouldn't keep anyone from trekking downtown to the Larimer Lounge to ...
Sunday Chocolate Club

Soundcloud Gems: Sunday Chocolate Club

Sunday Chocolate Club sounds like a sweet tooth dream in the post-holiday candy crush that is Halloween, but instead it's a cheery aural project out of Germany reminiscent of The Cure's sunnier endeavors. To...

Soundcloud Gems: Man & Ghost

I am not a fan of cover bands, although I imagine they're some tangible form of flattery for the bands they emulate. Still, the occasional cover song is a delight and in some cases (calling Jeff Buckley,) th...
The Great American Canyon Band

Soundcloud Gems: The Great American Canyon Band

If the days weren't on the cusp of winter and the trees hadn't already stripped themselves of their clothing, I'd rent a row boat and go out on the lake with The Great American Canyon Band serving as my afterno...
Odd Year and Reverb Junkie

Noteworthy: Odd Year & The Reverb Junkie

Artwork by Ruby Soho The Reverb Junkie made a splashy appearance in the Soundcloud Gem column in January of this year and she's back with a new collaboration with electronic music artist and sound engineer,...

Soundcloud Gems: WVM

Care for some decadence in your headphones? WVM has you covered. Sometimes a record is as much an indulgence as a glass of LBV port wine, intoxicating every cell of your body as the notes filter in through t...