Musketeer Gripweed – Dyin’ Day

By Conor Hooley In Dyin’ Day, you have an album that not only embraces its Southern Rock clichés, but does so with such commitment and enthusiasm that it actually makes them work. More importantly, Musketeer […]


Jubilant Bridge – Power Lines

By Devin Morse The album Power Lines by Jubilant Bridge falls somewhere in-between Emmy-Lou Harris, John Prine, and the soundtrack for the Christopher Guest mockumentary A Mighty Wind. Needless to say, this 11-track lullaby isn’t […]


Trichome – Where Creation Now Grows

By Brady Smith The grassroots Fort Collins-based reggae band Trichome breaks through in their debut album, Where Creation Now Grows. Like the name implies, this pot-induced, reggae-infused musical montage floods the senses with catchy riffs […]


Elephant Revival – Break in the Clouds

By Marlee Keeven Elephant Revival stays true to themselves in their second studio release, Break in the Clouds. Not much has changed stylistically, but musically they’ve become more and more refined. They are self-proclaimed “transcendental […]


Amazon Profiles Local Musician

Nathaniel Rateliff, Denver singer-songwriter extraordinaire, has had quite the year. He was recently signed to Rounder Records, a major independent label representing folk greats like Mary Chapin Carpenter and Robert Plant (who recently released a […]


Goodbye, Record Labels

  Denver music bigshots the Flobots recently decided to part ways with the label that made them big (Universal Republic Records), most likely because sales of their second album, Survival Story, didn’t compare to those […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Local Artist Uses Medium to Raise Money for Haiti

By Maggie Canty-Shafer Artist Abby Sponaugle can find hope in a trashcan. After rebuilding an orphanage destroyed by the hurricane in Haiti, the 23-year-old artist painted 32 of the resident children’s portraits on old window […]


Broken Tongues – EP

By Devin Morse This six-piece hip-hop fusion group from Denver is as much about instrumentals as it is about vocal talent. In this three-song EP, Broken Tongues approaches hip-hop from several distinct angles, each song […]


Hot Gazpacho – Viscosity

By Conor Hooley “Viscosity” refers to a fluid’s resistive properties or, more simply, the thickness of a given liquid – water has a low viscosity, whereas molasses has a much higher one. Hot Gazpacho’s new […]