CDotM: On Your Own Love Again by Jessica Pratt

Radio 1190 CD of the Month: February Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again James Calvet - KVCU   It's no secret that Californian singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt draws influence from the folk singers from the 1960s and 70s but her sophomore album On Your Own Love Again strikes a deeper chord than her debut. The echoes of Joni Mitchell and Jefferson Airplane haunt Pratt's delicate croon still haunt the rec...

28 Jan 9:15 PM 0 Read More...

CDotM: The Night Air by Shady Elders

Since their inception in 2011, it's amazing that local-darlings Shady Elders have garnered so much praise in under four years. Following a packed EP release show in early December, Shady Elder's newest release The Night Air has proven them to be one of Denver's most promising live acts. After a two year process of writing, recording, re-writing and re-recording this set of tracks, the end result clearl...

05 Jan 5:44 PM 0 Read More...

The Year in Review: Editor’s Favorites, Autumn 2014

          Autumn was by far the most bountiful season in terms of both quality and quantity. Perfume Genius released Too Bright, a personal, defiant album and a delightful departure from his traditional stripped back piano pieces into uncharted electronic synth world. Flying Lotus also took a leap forward with You’re Dead!, his jazziest, craziest and chillest instrumental hip hop album to d...

31 Dec 2:48 AM 0 Read More...

The Year in Review: Editor’s Favorites, Summer 2014

      Summer was a bit slow compared to spring, but the few albums that I did care for for were all of really high quality and especially fitting for the season. A Sunny Day In Glasgow put out Sea When Absent, a pretty dreampop shoegaze album with echoes of psychedelia and an album built for afternoon drives along the California coast (I’ve never actually been to California, but I can ...

30 Dec 1:47 AM 0 Read More...

The Year in Review: Editor’s Favorites, Spring 2014

            An incredibly bountiful spring made up for the lackluster winter to the point of being almost too generous. Three of my absolute favorite albums of the year were released: The Amazing Snakeheads’ Amphetamine Ballads - a raw, driving-through-the-desert-at-sundown-in-a-muscle-car-esque British rock record that’ll put hair on your chest; Recent McGill graduates Ought release...

29 Dec 2:52 AM 0 Read More...