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Steal This Track from Slow Caves

  Slow Caves is emerging as Fort Collins most buzzworthy band. Download "Saturns," its first single, and see why.   Back in the '80s, MTV, when it featured music, did something extraordinary: it created a word.

Steal This Track from Oscar Ross

One of Denver's rockers has gone country. Who? Never you mind and download the honky-tonk track "Getting the Blues" now! Under a different name, Oscar Ross has been a contributor to the fuzzy hard rock bands Lords of Fuzz and Red Devil Magic.

The five best Childish Gambino songs you might not know

Donald Glover’s rap project Childish Gambino is now two LPs old: first came the watery pop-rap debut, “Camp,” and then the assertive existential follow-up, “Because of the Internet.” While it’s so far not as satisfying as his comedy career has been, with “Because of the Internet,” Childish Gambino has evolved enough to be thought of as a serious endeavor in its own right.

Steal This Track from Mombi

Denver ambient indie-rock trio Mombi are set to release its second EP on April 22. Steal the synth-drenched "Rain Schadow" now.   All music -- well, all good music -- has the ability to affect the listener.

Steal This Track from Esme Patterson

On Esme Patterson's second solo release, "Woman to Woman," the Denver singer-songwriter takes the perspective of some of music's most iconic female characters. Download "Never Chase a Man," a song from the perspective of Dolly Parton's Jolene.

Listen: Drake “Draft Day”

Drake has surprised fans with a new track called "Draft Day," which he shared through the October's Very Own blog. The piercing track, which is a nod to Texas A&M football bad boy Johnny Manziel, features a sample of Lauryn Hill's "Doo Wop (That Thing)." He uses the track to respond to his critics, but also throws a few tough nods to Chance the Rapper and Jay Z.

Listen: Kendrick Lamar and Alicia Keys, “It’s On Again”

Here's proof that some major collaborations don't need to happen. Kendrick Lamar and Alicia Keys have teamed up for "It's on Again" from the "Amazing Spiderman 2" soundtrack, and it's certainly no "Empire State of Mind." Built on deep piano notes and guitar riffs, the Pharrell-produced song down-plays Keys' strained vocals.