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UMS 2014: What’s new as the Denver music fest comes of age

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Fourteen-year-olds are hardly ever praised for their maturity.

But after 14 years of concerts at dozens of venues along the South Broadway corridor, The Denver Post’s annual Underground Music Showcase (UMS) is starting to take on a sophistication and marketing savvy that most long-running festivals would be lucky to achieve.



Adele announces new album, “25,” to be followed by a 2015 tour

Adele @ Ogden Theatre

After hinting at it in early May, Adele has now officially announced her new album will be called “25.”



Goo Goo Dolls at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 7-15-14 (photos)

Goo Goo Dolls @ Red Rocks 7/15/2014

Three decades into their career, Goo Goo Dolls returned to Colorado on Tuesday to play Red Rocks Amphitheatre.



Here’s why Tool hasn’t released an album in almost a decade

Tool @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Day 1

Tool finally explains to fans why the band hasn’t released and album in almost a decade.



Album review: Trampled by Turtles, “Wild Animals”

Album review: Trampled by Turtles, “Wild Animals”

A transitional album, “Wild Animals” finds Trampled By Turtles caught between their old folk and alternative heroes.



Mac DeMarco at the Gothic Theatre, 7-14-14 (photos, review, video)

Mac DeMarco at the Gothic Theatre

As Mac DeMarco and his band brought endless summer guitar lines and Bart Simpson antics the sold out Gothic Theatre went wild on Monday.



Amen Dunes at Lost Lake Lounge, 7-14-14 (review)

Amen Dunes at Lost Lake Lounge, 7-14-14 (review)

Damon McMahon, frontman for Amen Dunes is a study in easy understatement. In front of a packed house at the Lost Lake Lounge last Monday night, McMahon led the trio that makes up the touring version of Amen Dunes through an hour of passionate, liquid freak folk, the likes of which Denver hasn’t seen since Angels of Light last visited.



Steal This Track from Arliss Nancy

Steal This Track from Arliss Nancy

Fort Collins’ Arliss Nancy will be kicking up dust headlining at Gary Lee’s Motor Club and Grub at UMS. Steal “The Crease” now.



Cloud Nothings at the Larimer Lounge, 7-14-14 (review)

Cloud Nothings brought the sweat to the Larimer Lounge on Monday.

It was just as sweaty and loud at the Larimer Lounge on Monday night as anyone could hope a Cloud Nothings show to be.



The new Drake album has a name already

Drake w/ Waka Flocka Flame & J. Cole @ Comfort Dental Amphitheatre 5/13/12

Time to start unraveling the deep mysteries behind the title of Drake’s fourth album.