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Album review: Ryan Adams, “Ryan Adams”

Ryan Adams uses his self-titled to plumb a forgotten genre, '80s ballad rock, and often makes you wonder why he thought it was worth remembering.

Ryan Adams uses his self-titled album to plumb a forgotten genre, ’80s ballad rock, and often makes you wonder why he thought it was worth remembering.



New U2 album: Apple giving away “Songs of Innocence” for free in iTunes

Apple announced on Tuesday that it is giving away the new U2 album to every iTunes Store customer.

Along with revealing the new iPhone 6 and a smartwatch, Apple announced on Tuesday that it is giving away the new U2 album to every iTunes Store customer.



Album review: Karen O, “Crush Songs”

Album review: Through 25 minutes of scratchy bedroom music, Karen O will lead you into a cooing, peaceful place on her debut solo album, "Crush Songs."

Through 25 minutes of scratchy bedroom music, Karen O will lead you into a cooing, peaceful place on her debut solo album, “Crush Songs.”



Album review: Tennis, “Ritual In Repeat”

Album review: Tennis, "Ritual In Repeat"

“Ritual In Repeat” is an appealing next step for Tennis, mixing funk and soul into their repertoire without abandoning their charming song-craft.



Seven bands you didn’t know formed at school

The Strokes perform at Governors Ball in New York on June 7, 2014. Photo by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com.

With students now settled in for a new semester, we created a list of bands that formed while at school — from Ivy League schools to University of Colorado.



Survivor tour canceled after singer Jimi Jamison dies of heart attack

This undated photo provided by Sally J. Irwin shows Jimi Jamison in Chicago. Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63. (AP Photo/Sally J. Irwin)

Survivor tour canceled after singer Jimi Jamison dies of heart attack



PHOTOS: St. Vincent Denver Botanic Gardens show (review)

St Vincent at Denver Botanic Gardens

Though sound issues marred the night, St. Vincent’s talent still shone through at the Denver Botanic Gardens on Sunday.



PHOTOS: Oddball Comedy Festival 2014 at Red Rocks (review)

The Oddball Comedy Fest at Red Rocks,9/7/14

The artistic risks of performing stand-up in massive, rock-ready venues are considerable, but Oddball Comedy Festival at Red Rocks proved to be a seamless evening of high-level stand-up.



PHOTOS: The Breeders Summit Music Hall show (review)

The Breeders @ The Summit Music Hall, 9/5/14

“Make up your own words to this song, and if they’re any good, please send them to us,” Breeders frontwoman Kim Deal told the Summit Music Hall on Friday before launching into a new track that had her humming in place of the lyrics.



PHOTOS: STS9 Red Rocks Amphitheatre night two (review)

STS9 Red Rocks 2014 - Night 2

Saturday night Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9) closed out a two-night run at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with a sold-out marathon performance that featured three sets from the veteran jamtronica act.