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Depending on the location of a performance, a music artist is afforded the ability to create the atmosphere needed to hype a crowd. Sometimes these efforts blow the recorded material away in clarity and force. Secondarily, certain artists know their efforts need to be amplified in order to make an incompatible venue work for their [...]
Work kept me late and I arrived at Bluebird Theatre well after doors. After some haggling for a photo pass, I went inside to hear the last three or four songs of Pallbearer. Pallbearer, a four-piece from Arkansas, can loosely be categorized as doom metal, though they have distinct flourishes of prog rock and psychedelia [...]
With each album you can hear Deerhunter becoming more and more comfortable with the art of recording music. This album seems to take leaps forward with the their unique style of noisy pop soaked in distortion. For those unfamiliar with their previous releases Deerhunter is a band from Atlanta, Georgia fronted by Bradford Cox. They [...]
Unlike the historic garden city located near the French border that shares its name there is nothing peaceful or quiet about the three-piece band known as METZ. Hailing from that noise-rock Shangri-La also known as Toronto, Canada (a city that also boasts hometown status to recent indie rock heroes Japandroids) the band graced Denver with [...]
On a recent Friday night at the Boulder Theatre, I was able to join several members of Radio 1190 in an evening with Wall of Death, Hanni El Khatib, and The Black Angels. And what an evening it was. The first act was Wall of Death, a French psyche-rock trio that offers a solid sound [...]