The RIDE Festival

This year's RIDE Festival in Telluride, Colorado is happening July 13 and 14, and the lineup is pretty sweet. Headlining this year are: David Byrne and St. Vincent, the forever excellent collaboration between indie-goddess Annie Clark and seasoned classic David Byrne. Rodrigo and Gabriela, everybody's favorite flamenco super-duo. and Cake, the epitome of 90's ironic geek rock. Also playi...

09 Jul 3:21 PM 0 Read More...

Required Listening - July 8 Playlist

Below is a list of songs that are featured on today's Required Listening playlist: "Draft Morning" || The Byrds "Tina" || Camper Van Beethoven "Hey Cowboy" || Lee Hazlewood "You Know You're Only Dreaming" || Hawkwind "Movie Finale" || Madlib "Some Sunny Day" || The Millennium "Janitor of Lunacy" || Nico "Life in LA" || Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti "Furuta" || Battles "1969" || Boards of Canada ...

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Five Fall Shows Worth Seeing

There are a lot of amazing shows coming to the Denver/Boulder area this fall. So many, that I find my wallet losing weight by the minute. As the Promotions Director over here at the station, it is safe to say that I know quite a bit about the music scene. Here is my list of five must-see shows this fall: Tame Impala (October 26 at Fox Theatre, October 27 at Ogden Theatre): Tame Impala never cease to impress me wit...

07 Jul 5:48 PM 0 Read More...

Sigur Rós: "Kveikur"

When Sigur Rós began as an iconic post rock band, their music held an ethereal, untouchable quality.  However, as their work gained more upbeat pop qualities on top of their original sound, many felt they had begun to stagnate. Though they had helped to define the post rock genre, their work had become lost amongst that of their peers.  With their newest album, however, they have experienced a grand return to form...

05 Jul 8:43 AM 0 Read More...

Indie-Pendence Day Playlists

Below are the playlists for each of the specialty shows' spots in yesterday's festivities! Now you can recreate the patriotic goodness wherever you may be. Thank you for joining us for your Indie-Pendence Day. We hope you had a safe and restful holiday. 12 x 33 Ray Charles – America the Beautiful Sharon Jones – This Land is Your Land Paul Simon – American Tune Anti-Flag – On Independence Day ...

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