Shabazz Palaces at the Larimer Lounge

I began my experience at Larimer Lounge as usual by going directly from the doorman to the bar for a drink and then outside to the back patio. Very few people were enjoying the mild night on the patio, but included in that crowd were two men aptly describing what they would end up doing about 15 minutes later. They were explaining to an attentive group of about four people that their preoccupation was with creating a...

13 May 9:11 PM 0 Read More...

Sounds on 29th

Now in their second season, Colorado Public Television's SOUNDS ON 29TH brings the best of the local music scene straight to your television, recorded at the CPT12 studio on 29th & Welton. You can tune in to these awesome performances on channel 12, and check them out a week after they air on their site as well. Previous performers include absolutely fantastic locals like The Knew, Hindershot, Go Star, Sn...

04 May 11:52 PM 0 Read More...

The Men at the Hi-Dive

Dirty Few opened up the show at the Hi-Dive. From their demeanor on stage at this and four other shows I’ve seen them performing, they consistently channel as many party vibes as the stage can contain while imbibing before, between, and during songs.  Friday was no exception as they blew through their primary and back-up beers and demanded Twisted Tea tallboys, which were quickly delivered by an attentive friend. ...

04 May 2:05 AM 0 Read More...

Jenny Hval - "Innocence is Kinky"

It’s not difficult to find sexuality in the broad landscape of music today, but Jenny Hval’s new record Innocence is Kinky presents it in a uniquely twisted fashion that’s both inviting and somewhat demented. Exploring a myriad of styles that twist soul, garage rock, experimental noise, and pop into a beast all her own, Hval’s new record is an exciting and abstract listen that never ceases to delight. Ins...

03 May 8:13 PM 0 Read More...

Staff Picks: Henry's Top 5 New Albums for Spring

Forgive the phrase, but spring has sprung for independent records early here in 2013, with big names releasing LP’s that have not disappointed. With the winter hibernation from touring and releasing officially over, groups like Wavves and Thee Oh Sees are back at it with their personal brands of surfy garage rock and new psych in two strong new records. Kurt Vile has returned from the studio with his new folksy eff...

03 May 8:01 PM 0 Read More...