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...

Dream Pipes: Ellie Goulding

It takes balls to cover Elton John. Is that sexist? Ellie Goulding, Britain's newest breakout, doesn't have any actual testes. She's obviously got guts, though. Goulding's rendition of “Your Song” was tappe...
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Voice Boxin’: Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne always knew there was music in the back pocket of his hand-me-down genes. Still, because his musician father was an abusive man who abandoned his family, he thumbed his nose at fate for as long as humanly possible. Choosing instead to toil in a shoe factory following high school graduation, LaMontagne was awakened to his sacred destiny by a melodic alarm clock--Stephen Stills' drug smuggling cut “Treetop Flyer”. Shunning shoes and wedging his soon-to-be wet feet in the door of the music industry instantly became a substantial priority. LaMontagne's genes did not let him down.