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...

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...

CMKY Opening Night

It’s back! April 25th kicked off Boulder’s finest four day electronic music festival, Communikey (CMKY), at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art premiering Brandon Wolcott, M. Demeranville, Ivy, The Bones, and Language of Fish. CMKY started as just a fledgling organization in 2004 for local music heads. It was founded by Kate Lesta and supported by artists and individuals involved in the underground Colorado el...

03 May 7:16 PM 0 Read More...

Staff Picks to Study To

Over here in college radio land, or rather just college, it's finals time, and our staff are no exceptions. Working hard to get through those last few weeks? Need a soundtrack to accompany burning the midnight oil? Well, we've got your back. Here are our managers' picks for their favorite study sounds. SAM: John Fahey - The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death Of course, the primitive master himself. Though Fahey ha...

30 Apr 8:26 PM 0 Read More...

Colin Stetson - "New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light"

Colin Stetson is a multi-reed musician from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Stetson dabbles with clarinet, bass clarinet, French horn, flute, and cornet, but mostly known for his use of the bass saxophone. Stetson is a master of his instrument that works mainly in the genre of avant-garde jazz. With such a small audience for free form and experimental music, Colin has found the support of bigger named rock superstars to put him...

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