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SnowBall 2014: Sunday photos and review of Busta Rhymes, PLM Party

Snowball 2014 Day 3

Marquee DJs like Griz and the star-studded PLM Party padded attendance in a Snowball finale marred by late set start times and artist cancellations.



SnowBall 2014: Saturday photos and review of Pretty Lights, Twin Shadow and more

Snowball Music Festival 2014 - Day 2

Despite its permanently overcast skies, the second day of Snowball saw an uptick in attendance thanks to established names like Pretty Lights, Brother Ali and Yeasayer.



SnowBall 2014: Friday photos and review of Earl Sweatshirt, Knife Party and more

Snowball 2014 Day 1

With considerably less attendees than last year, Snowball 2014 at Mile High stadium got off to a rough start Friday night.



Pretty Lights talks a new project, SnowBall and “pressing play”

Pretty Lights

Pretty Lights spills about an upcoming music project, what he thinks about the new home of Snowball and “pressing play.”



Album review: Mac DeMarco, “Salad Days”

Album review: Mac DeMarco, "Salad Days"

Most of Mac DeMarco’s pensive “Salad Days” stares down life’s doldrums without any obvious hint of his usual “What, me worry?” grin.



Without Neutral Milk Hotel would these five bands exist?

Without Neutral Milk Hotel would these five bands exist?

Here, we run down five bands, that owe their sound to Neutral Milk Hotel.



Album review: Future Islands, “Singles”

Album review: Future Islands, "Singles"

“Singles” is the uncommon album that works in pieces over the car stereo, in concerted listens and, rarest of all, onstage in front of all your exes.



Breaking down Lorde’s musical influences

Breaking down Lorde's musical influences

From top 40 rap to Vampire weekend Reverb breaks down Lorde’s musical influences.



Album review: The War On Drugs, “Lost In The Dream”

Album review: The War On Drugs, "Lost In The Dream"

“Lost In The Dream” places The War On Drugs soundly in the the classic rock bin, with simmering ballads on par with the ’80s shiniest gems.



Kishi Bashi talks his new album, Lou Reed and Of Montreal ahead of SXSW 2014

Kishi Bashi @ Bluebird Theater

Kishi Bashi chatted with us last week about the magical realism of his music, the reality of going solo and how Lou Reed influenced his new album.