Poor Me – Cosplay

by CHARLIE ANDERSON 3 stars out of 5 Released December 15, Cosplay is the sophomore release from the five-piece punk act, Poor Me. The concept album examines the idea of heroism, exploring our own realm of […]


King Cardinal – Once a Giant

by CHARLIE ANDERSON 4 stars out of 5 Once a Giant, King Cardinal’s follow-up to the self-titled debut EP, sees Brennan Mackey transform from solo singer-songwriter to confident and earnest frontman of a four-piece outfit. The […]


Best of 2015 – Album Reviews

In looking back over the year in music, I am reminded again of my good fortune to be involved in a Northern Colorado scene that continues to prove wrong those who attempt to define it. […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Enigma Escape Rooms

by Carie Gueswel There is a new, enigmatic trend popping up in the United States, and that trend is real-life escape rooms. Popular in Europe, Asia, and Australia for about a decade now, the Sherlock […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Los Lobos: Brand New Song and Dance

by Rebecca LaPole Steve Berlin, saxophonist and keyboardist for Los Lobos, took time out from working with a couple Colorado bands; Leftover Salmon, and Greensky Bluegrass to talk with Scene about Fiesta Mexico Americana, a […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Homeless Gear Offers a Hand Up

by Rebecca LaPole The holidays are over, but there is still much to be thankful for and more to give. The weather doesn’t suddenly get warmer now that December has passed, and there are many […]

Music News

SHATTERPROOF: Strong and Ready for More

by Dawn Duncan Bands today realize that there’s more to making it big than just being talented or having an appealing visual image. The competition is fierce, with thousands of artists vying for attention and […]