Synth City: Chain Gang of 1974

Kamtin Mohager has checked everything off his bucket list. And he's only 25. “I created the list when I was 16. I've crossed everything off, which is unbelievable. Ninety-eight percent of my influences are ...

Showdown: Sondre Lerche @ The Larimer Lounge

Disappearing, especially in this day and age, is a particularly difficult task. Even more so if you have hope to do so in a city like New York. But that is what Norwegian pop-smith, Sondre Lerche (pronounced LI...

Showdown: Matt Morris @ Film On The Rocks

Although blessed with a musical pedigree, a boost from the folks at Disney, Billboard chart toppers and a handful of famous friends--Denver's Matt Morris is a kind of  shape-shifting sideman who, dispite recent...

Showdown: Bright Eyes

Eardrum the new Bright Eyes yet? If the only bright eyes you know are the words to the interpretive dance-worthy pop song, then you haven’t the foggiest what I’m talking about. Bright Eyes is the longtim...
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Karma Party: In Bloom 8 – Benefit 4 Japan

I've only missed one In Bloom since its inception. As a longtime employee of organizer Greg Bloom, attendance and/or performance was often in my job description. This weekend, I'm booked to roast my sister's ...

The Reel Deal: John Oates Q&A

John Oates is getting a little nostalgic. Best known for his part in the dynamic rock and soul duo, Hall & Oates, the multi-talented musician has returned to his musical roots with the release of Mississipp...

Showdown: Nathaniel Rateliff @ The Fox

Nathaniel Rateliff. Sound familiar? If it doesn't, where the hell have you been? Seriously. Not only is he currently one of the finest talents afloat, but he is also from Denver and one of our most famous--...
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Hindsight: Not-So-Big Bang

Throwing parties for a living must seem a seductive career choice to outsiders. Patrons pay you to party, right? How hard can it possibly be? Harder than it looks, as was proven this past weekend at The Denve...

Showdown: Mogwai @ The Bluebird

Scotland may be a tiny place, but it has churned out more than a few wildly famous acts in its time--namely current mainstream talent-show winner, Susan Boyle, as well as indie darlings, Belle & Sebastian, ...