Aesop Rock at the Fox Theatre

Kicking the whole night off was the duo Dark Time Sunshine, who were quick to remind us that we may not know who they are, but we should certainly make heaps of noise in any case. The two showman, Frontrunner Onry Ozzborn and his producer, Zavala, were an inspiration for opening acts anywhere, given how seamlessly they elevated the energy of the space. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="533"] Dark Time Su...

10 Oct 11:08 PM 0 Read More...

Crystallizing Moments and the Significance of Having a Beard

There are few defining moments that occur in life that were specifically not planned, they simply take place and consequentially have a profound effect on you – often times with no cosmic warning or previous thought. Some examples particular to the experiences I’ve had in my brief 19 years of existence on this troubling planet include the first time I heard the Pixies (fine, it was the final scene of Fight Clu...

09 Oct 10:23 PM 0 Read More...

Street Tacos, Being Underage, and Talking to The Dodos

Despite the fact I had planned on going to see the Dodos for a while, when October 5th arrived I wasn’t prepared. It was a cold and rainy night, and the commute to and from Denver seemed not so awesome considering how gosh darn tired I was; nonetheless, I dragged my behind to the show (did you realize how deftly I avoided using expletives just there?). And I’m sure glad I did, let me tell ya. To say seeing a ...

05 Oct 10:15 PM 0 Read More...

Atmosphere at the Boulder Theater

Last Thursday night at the Boulder Theater the limelight rap-group Atmosphere made a stop on their tour and dominated the stage. A number of openers warmed everyone up with what I would call “socially conscious”  music, stirring the inner rebel in every audience member. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Carnage[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="800"] I Self Divine[/caption] ...

20 Sep 10:03 PM 0 Read More...

Some New Music Recommendations

I guess you could say that all we do around here is recommend new stuff for your ears and your neurons, but these are just a few standouts from a variety of labels and genres that I thought were worth a little extra exposure. The list is short on titles, but long on quality – because isn’t that how the best things are? Bend Beyond - Woods - Woodsist Records – Out 9/18 The initial single “Cali in a C...

12 Sep 9:43 PM 0 Read More...