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Ariel Pink “pom pom” review: weird, wonderful and divisive

Ariel Pink's wonderfully weird "pom pom" is dumb, clever, grating and catchy all at the same time. Expect it to bookend this year's best and worst of lists.

Ariel Pink’s wonderfully weird “pom pom” is dumb, clever, grating and catchy all at the same time. Expect it to bookend this year’s best and worst of lists.



Should you go see the Black Keys’ Denver show at Pepsi Center?

The Black Keys @ 1st bank

New members, poppier songs, arena tours… The Black Keys ain’t what they used to be. Is it worth seeing the band come to the Pepsi Center this week?



Torn Hawk, “Let’s Cry” review: Luke Wyatt makes an unlikely protagonist

It's hard to tell what Luke Wyatt's Torn Hawk is more interested in: disquieting video or atmospheric audio. "Let's Cry..." proves neither stands alone.

It’s hard to tell what Luke Wyatt’s Torn Hawk is more interested in: disquieting video or atmospheric audio. “Let’s Cry…” proves neither stands alone.



Les Sins’ “Michael” isn’t original, but is it good?

Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick returns with "Michael," his second release as Les Sins with one goal: If not original, make it good.

Toro y Moi’s Chaz Bundick returns with “Michael,” his second release as Les Sins with one goal: If not original, make it good.



Panda Bear, “Mr Noah” review: Nearly captures the magic of Animal Collective

If you bear with the animal-centric cacophony of the first few spins, Panda Bear's surprise four-track EP, "Mr. Noah," delights with repeat listens.

If you bear with the animal-centric cacophony of the first few spins, Panda Bear’s surprise four-track EP, “Mr. Noah,” delights with repeat listens.



Alt-J sounds like: 10 comparisons to Radiohead, Chuck E. Cheese and more

Alt-J @ the Fillmore 9/5/2013

From Chuck E. Cheese to Sigur Rós, Reverb counts off our favorite Alt-J comparisons from around the Internet.



CMJ 2014: Where to catch Denver-affiliated bands

UMS Day 2 Dylan L

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.”