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 ...

Showdown: Paul Jacobs tickles Kimball Organ

There is a joke amongst us rock n' rollers that the only reason the organ was invented was so that the musician had a place to put his beer. I mean let's face it, it isn't exactly the sexiest of instruments (no...

Rhyme Horizon: Spank Rock

Hip hop makes my hips shake. Although I can't get enough of it on the dance floor, I won't pretend to be a genre connoisseur. Still, Spank Rock's been on my radar for a minute. Santigold earworm “Shove It” ...
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Carpe Noctem: Halloweekend 2011

Role playing is an essential component of human behavior. Hollywood actors get paid big bucks for a good reason. If babies start as blank slates, trying on personas is how they figure out who the eff to be wh...

Showdown: The Lemonheads @ The Marquis

The Lemonheads were my best friend's favorite band in high school. To him, front man Evan Dando's lyrics were more sacred than canonized religious texts (which isn't really saying much, considering said fri...

Brain Pickin’: Trentemoller

Anders Trentemoller in action Danish electronica composer Trentemoller's band smoldered at The Ogden last night. Below is the transcription of a telephone chat we had a few years back, on the occasion of hi...