Download “Medicine” from Rose Quartz via Steal This Track
The scene is not what you might imagine. It's a 10'x12' backyard gym that's more like a refrigerator with how the dead of Denver winter is scraping at its walls.
Listen: New iLoveMakonnen song, “Super Clean”
Remember when iLoveMakonnen's "Tuesday" made its way onto some pretty well-respected best songs of 2014 lists? Yeah, we remember, too. We were pleasantly surprised about it.
Download “Light of Day Returns” from Blackbird and the Storm, exclusively from Steal This Track
Some music historians have speculated that early man was inspired to make beats after recognizing their own heartbeat. So, what then about melody? Hearts only sing metaphorically.
Download Plume Varia’s “Forge” from Steal This Track
In May of this year, author Anthony Doerr released "All the Light We Cannot See," a novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose lives converge in occupied France during World War II.
Download “My Only One,” a Christmas song from Kissing Party
It's Christmas! Which can only mean a new track from Kissing Party. Download it here. For the past three years, on the week of Christmas, Steal This Track has re-gifted a Christmas track from Kissing Party.
Listen: Modest Mouse, “Lampshades on Fire”
Modest Mouse is back. After an eight-year break, Modest Mouse will release its sixth studio album, "Strangers to Ourselves," on March 3. Today, the band released its first track from the album, "Lampshades on Fire." The track will make fans nostalgic for "Lonesome Crowded West." A funky bass and guitars run through the new Modest Mouse track as Isaac Brock's rhythm-heavy vocals "bup, bup, bup" on the verse.
Download “Outta Control” from SPELLS, exclusively from Steal This Track
You'd be forgiven if you didn't take the Denver punk band SPELLS seriously -- at first. The band uniform includes Polo shirts with technicolor argyle prints.
Download “In July” from Shady Elders, via Steal This Track
In "The Wizard of Oz," there's the scene where Dorothy and her odd companions walk through a poppy field. The narcotic effects take over, and the group peacefully doze off.
Best songs of 2014: Listen to Future Islands, Run the Jewels, St. Vincent and more
List season has arrived! And to kick off the month of year end wrap-ups, Reverb brings you our picks of best songs of 2014.
Download “Tonight We Ride” by Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts, exclusively from Steal This Track
If you've driven along Colfax lately, you may have noticed banners hanging from the lamp posts, featuring a a very hairy man holding a guitar with a Western hat on the head stock.
Thanksgiving Playlist: 10 songs to relax, digest with
We have no scientific evidence to back up our theory that music can help you digest. But after a big Thanksgiving meal, there’s not much that feels better than finding a big comfy recliner and putting on some relaxing, thoughtful tunes and forgetting that you just ate about an entire day’s calories in one meal.
Download “Rocks / Rolls” from Strange Americans, exclusively on Steal This Track
Rock music is now over 60 years old. It's been around so long that third generation rockers like Guns N' Roses are now considered "classic rock." In short time, this label will be applied to bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam, and soon enough bands like My Morning Jacket and White Stripes will have to carry the label.
Download Glowing House’s “Your Own Devices,” exclusive to Steal This Track
Neil McCormick, bassist for Glowing House, makes a good point: "These days, bands are kind of just content machines." Unless you're an artist with the stature of, say, Radiohead, fans demand that you release music frequently, or they will soon forget about you.
Download Covenhoven’s “My Search Party,” exclusively on Steal This Track
In September of 2013, Joel Van Horne of Carbon Choir released the debut album of Covenhoven. He borrowed the moniker from a family cabin in Medicine Bow, Wyoming, and the music imparted the same feel as contemplative isolation in the wilderness.
Listen: CHVRCHES “Dead Air” from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, pt. 1” Soundtrack
The marketing team for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay pt. I," is using every ploy available to ensure a No. 1 at the box office later this month.
Download “Steady Now” from The Take, exclusively on Steal This Track
Fans of folk-rock in Colorado may recognize the names Matthew Vermillion and JJ Chamberlain as principle members of The Belle Jar, a folk-rock outfit known for having higher-than-average energy than other folksters.
These are the best free albums to drop in October: Future, Chief Keef and more
It’s the last day of October. It's day full of awkward party half-invitations (or dis-invitations), vaguely positive costume responses (ohhh, you’re Brett Favre? ...
Download “Motion” by Denver’s Chimney Choir, exclusively on Steal This Track
To describe Denver's Chimney Choir as a mere "band" is a bit limiting. Four years ago, Chimney Choir began making music as a trio with a variety of acoustic instruments and gorgeous three-part harmonies.
Listen: Denver’s Air Dubai shares new track, “Love in Retrograde pt. II”
Denver's Air Dubai might have released its full-length, "Be Calm," this summer, but the indie hip-hop act is back with more new material, the pulsing "Love in Retrograde pt.
Download Andy Palmer’s “Storm’s Not Coming,” exclusively through Steal This Track
When last we heard from Denver gritty folk rocker Andy Palmer, it was spring 2013. He had just released "Hazard of the Die," an album that seemed concerned with social and economic inequalities and garnered well-deserved critical respect.
Listen: Broncos players pick their top songs
By Troy E. Renck The Denver Post Kickoff approaches. The inflatable horse head takes shape. The flamethrowers prepare to burn. Inside the bowels of Sports Authority Field at Mile High, players steel themselves for the moment.
“South Park” releases Lorde parody song sung by Sia, “Push (Feeling Good on a Wednesday)”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUqA-uMEDgg Well, it's a good thing that Lorde is such a good sport about "South Park's" jokes at her expense, because they aren't done yet.
Listen: Lorde sings “South Park” parody song, “I Am Lorde Ya Ya Ya”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crIgEqryoiM No one is safe from "South Park." Remember how bad Kanye West got it with the "Fish Sticks" episodes? The cartoon's latest target has been Lorde, whom the show suggests is really a 45-year-old man from Colorado.