Wire Faces – Diamonds & Gold EP

By Molly McCowan The hook that Wire Faces lays down in the first track on Diamonds & Gold – entitled “Magic Mountain” – is one that wriggles and buzzes in the net between your ears. […]


David Michael Boyd – guitART

By Dusty Ray David Michael Boyd has created a rich and diverse album with guitART. Everything from delta blues, melodramatic classical to free jazz is revealed in this technically impressive cut. Boyd’s guitar work is […]


Matt Smiley – Quartet Art

By Dusty Ray Matt Smiley might be best known for his work with Fort Collins’ own Subterranean Jazz Trio, but his own improvisational and compositional ability is shown in full force with his latest cut, […]


Springdale Quartet – Noise Factory

By Devin Morse In the most quintessential way, Springdale Quartet is a jam band. This instrumental, Boulder based funk/jazz fusion outfi t threads upbeat rhythms with playful organ and guitar riffs in a manner that […]


Shooting Down Satellites – The Sovereign EP

By Conor Hooley Shooting Down Satellites’ The Sovereign EP takes modern rock into outer space, with an inviting combination of anthemic sounds and interstellar overtones. The opening track “Beautiful Backbone” begins with an ambient overture […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Something GNU – Concept Gallery Opens in Old Town

By Lincoln Greenhaw Deep underneath downtown Fort Collins, dogs roam among provocative paintings and cardboard forts constructed during the night. There is quiet as hammers and electric saws finish their work on a music stage […]