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CMJ 2014: Where to catch Denver-affiliated bands

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Find out where and when to catch five Denver-affiliated bands like Oko Tygra and Blake Brown at CMJ 2014.



Jessie Ware “Tough Love” review: A catchy, lovelorn album

London pop chanteuse Jessie Ware returns with another lovelorn round of catchy pop, setting her self up for a crossover third album, "Tough Love."

London pop chanteuse Jessie Ware returns with another lovelorn round of catchy pop, setting her self up for a crossover third album, “Tough Love.”



Foxygen “…And Star Power” review: A scatter-brained double LP

California indie-psych darlings Foxygen return with a follow-up to their excellent debut album with a scatter-brained double LP, "...And Star Power."

California indie-psych darlings Foxygen return with a follow-up to their excellent debut album with a scatter-brained double LP, “…And Star Power.”



Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado talks “career suicide” and the new album

Foxygen's Jonathan Rado talks "career suicide" and the importance of taking risks with the band's new double LP, "...And Star Power." Photo provided by Pitch Perfect PR.

Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado talks “career suicide” and the importance of taking risks with the band’s new double LP, “…And Star Power.”



The War on Drugs at the Fox Theatre in Boulder (photos, review)

The War On Drugs

If you’re wondering whether The War On Drugs took time at the Fox Theatre in Boulder to respond to Sun Kil Moon’s most recent knock, the answer is: kind of.



How to approach music criticism — it’s about people not publications

How to approach music criticism -- it's about people not publications

Want to get the most out of the music criticism you read? Follow the writer, not the publication.



Album review: Flying Lotus, “You’re Dead!”

With his fifth LP, "You're Dead!," Flying Lotus addresses the specter of death with equal parts grim meditation and "no hard feelings" humor.

With his fifth LP, “You’re Dead!,” Flying Lotus addresses the specter of death with equal parts grim meditation and “no hard feelings” humor.



Album review: Thom Yorke, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes”

“Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes” sounds more like a Thom Yorke solo album than anything he’s released, with all the great, so-so and weird that he's capable of.

“Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes” sounds more like a Thom Yorke solo album than anything he’s released, with all the great, so-so and weird that he’s capable of.



10 most anticipated albums of fall 2014: Flying Lotus, Prince and more

SXSW 2014 - Day 3

Here are the 10 most anticipated albums of fall 2014 with Flying Lotus, Prince and more.



Album review: Aphex Twin, “Syro”

Album review: Aphex Twin, “Syro”

“Syro,” Aphex Twin’s first album in 13 years, is a captivating experience in the way of the best ambient LPs: enjoyable, but surprisingly provocative.