Telluride Bluegrass 2016: Breakout shows, dobros and marshmallows
Every June, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival brings out many of the same performers, and the same fans, for four days of fun (usually) in the sun surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the country.
Grammys tweak rules, allow streaming-only albums
The Recording Academy has made a few amendments to their Grammy award guidelines, including one significant rule change dealing with what makes an album eligible for a Grammy nomination.
Vinyl Me, Please on long-awaited Avalanches follow-up: “It’s an incredible album”
Composing music with samples or "found" sounds isn't new, but many think the technique was perfected on The Avalanches 2000 record, "Since I Left You." The Australian group pieced together the seminal LP entirely from beats, riffs, and vocals purged from old vinyl records, creating a seamless hour-long masterwork that profoundly influenced hip-hop and electronic music production in the sixteen years since.
Download “Gallows” from Barstow, only in Steal This Track
Taken alone, Erik Barstow's music, recorded under the simplified Barstow, is simple guitar picking and strumming with personal storytelling that rings universal. It's neo-folk, much like last week's Steal This Track entry from Vincent Colbert.
Judge allows Quincy Jones’ suit against Michael Jackson’s estate to go to trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that a lawsuit filed by producer Quincy Jones against Michael Jackson's estate and record company over royalties on some of the singer's biggest hits can go to trial.
Psy returns with follow-up to “Gangnam Style”
By: The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean rapper PSY, who is set to release his first album since becoming an international sensation more than three years ago with the smash hit "Gangnam Style," says the pressure to live up to that success caused him to take his time with his latest project.
Best shows of the week: Kid Cudi, Slow Magic and A. Tom Collins
Kid Cudi, Slow Magic and A. Tom Collins are our picks for the best shows in Denver this week. See you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow our music musings on Twitter and our selfies on Instagram.
Low inspires reverence at Larimer Lounge Nov. 13
Low have mastered the art of loud, done peacefully, reverently -- and after over 20 years and 11 albums, showed a packed Larimer Lounge what that means.
New Found Glory and Yellowcard at Summit Music Hall
New Found Glory and Yellowcard brought a heavy dose of mid-00's pop punk nostalgia to a sold-out Summit Music Hall on Tuesday night. Tigers Jaw slotted in as the show's opener.