UMS 2016: Non-Denver locals come marching in

From July 28-31, the 16th annual Denver Post Underground Music Showcase will be taking over various venues and storefronts along South Broadway. Compared to past years, however, 2016 festivalgoers will be able to dig through a swath of rising out-of-town talent alongside hidden local gems just waiting to be mined.

2016 Treefort music festival announces full lineup

Idaho's Treefort Music Festival has just announced the full lineup for its fifth annual festival, set to hit downtown Boise from March 23-27. This year's headliners include Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Built to Spill, Thee Oh Sees, Cocorosie, Thundercat and Idaho native Trevor Powers, who will be performing one of his last shows as Youth Lagoon at the festival.

Saturday: Bass-rooted dubstep brings in a behemoth of a sound

In low end we trust. And groove. And rock. And bop. And throwdown. Can you imagine a world without bass? From the double bass that has pushed along classical compositions since the 1500s to the electric Hoffner bass that fueled Paul McCartney's unforgettable Beatles bass lines, the low end is an essential component of almost all music.