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Album review: Rustie, “Green Language”

Glasgow electronic producer Rustie questionably adds hip-hop and R&B vocals into the mix on "Green Language," featuring Danny Brown, Redinho and Muhsinah.

Glasgow electronic producer Rustie questionably adds hip-hop and R&B vocals into the mix on “Green Language,” featuring Danny Brown, Redinho and Muhsinah.



Breaking down Jack White’s color obsession

Breaking down Jack White's color obsession

Jack White is a known color obsessive. Here we break down all of his distinct hues from black and yellow to red and white.



Album review: Benjamin Booker, “Benjamin Booker”

Album review: Benjamin Booker, “Benjamin Booker”

On his debut self-titled album, Benjamin Booker lends mid-20th century blues rock a modern twist, without any indication that it’s precisely the point.



PHOTOS: Chive Fest Denver with Edward Sharpe, Cold War Kids and more (review)

Chive Fest @ City Park 8/16/14

Like a semester-ending frat party, Chive Fest Denver is a place where irony is not welcome, or lost altogether.



Album Review: Ethan Johns, “The Reckoning”

Album Review: Ethan Johns, "The Reckoning"

If the rule is failure for producer-turned-performer, Ethan Johns’ Ryan Adams-produced “The Reckoning” proves a lovely exception.



PHOTOS: Ryan Adams, Father John Misty Fox Theatre show for FMQB

FMQB Run River North, Lucius, Jeremy Messersmith, Father John Misty, Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams and Father John Misty hammed it up for the Fox Theatre’s 450-capacity room in Boulder on Thursday night.



Album review: Spoon, “They Want My Soul”

Album review: Spoon, "They Want My Soul."

Austin, TX has produced a long list of great rock outfits over the last 20 years. Preeminent among them sits Spoon. Led by frontman Britt Daniel’s born-to-rock rasp and deceptively complex riffs, Spoon has been essential listening for blossoming indie nerds and rock veterans alike, forging an easy coalition between the two factions, if only for a show’s length. But electric as the quartet can be, Spoon is on a rare cold streak. After almost a decade of consistently solid albums, peaking with the succinct [...]



Album review: Shabazz Palaces, “Lese Majesty”

Album review: Shabazz Palaces, "Lese Majesty"

If you’re willing to give it the attention it demands, there’s a lot to marvel at on Shabazz Palaces’ “Lese Majesty.”



UMS 2014: Tanlines’ Jesse Cohen talks new album, podcasting and Wiz Khalifa

Tanlines' Jesse Cohen talks new album, podcasting and Wiz Khalifa ahead of the duo's UMS show at 9 p.m. on Friday on the Main Stage.

The point where an artist ends and the person begins isn’t always obvious. But for Tanlines’ Jesse Cohen, the gap is significant.



Album review: Alvvays, “Alvvays”

Album review: Alvvays, "Alvvays"

You won’t hear these songs in a Wes Anderson flick, but most of “Alvvays” makes up an ideal soundtrack for the highs and—realistically—lows of your summer.