SXSW 2014: The 10 best acts to catch — St. Vincent, Childish Gambino and more

David Byrne & St. Vincent . Denver Botanic Gardens

Here are the top 10 acts to catch at SXSW 2014 next week with St. Vincent, Childish Gambino, Angel Olsen and more.

As Rose Quartz, FLASH/LIGHTS looks to turn the page

Alex Anderson (left) and Ethan Converse (right) of Rose Quartz (formerly FLASH/LIGHTS) stand outside their backyard studio in Globeville/Denver. Photo by Dylan Owens, heyreverb.com.

FLASH/LIGHTS talks about why their new name, meeting the other Flashlights band and what they’ve got in store as Rose Quartz.

Morrison residents doubt new Red Rocks noise rules will work

Winter On The Rocks 2014

The new noise regulations imposed for Red Rocks Amphitheatre by the city of Denver didn’t seem to satisfy Morrison residents or town board members Tuesday night.

Watch: Phantogram on Letterman, performing “The Day You Died”

Phantogram @ Gothic Theatre 10/12/2013

Phantogram performed “The Day You Died” on Letterman Tuesday night. Watch the poetic and professional performance here.

Listen: SXSW 2014 Reverb Party playlist with Kishi Bashi, Avi Buffalo and more

Kishi Bashi @ Bluebird Theater

Listen to the Reverb Party playlist featuring Avi Buffalo, Kishi Bashi, the Griswolds and other artists on our SXSW 2014 lineup.

James Murphy thinks commercial EDM is “repellent”

LCD Soundsystem @ the Fillmore Auditorium

James Murphy doesn’t like today’s dance music. And when the former frontman of LCD Soundsystem finds something “repellent” we have to take his word for it.

Stream the new Pharrell album “G I R L ” in full

Grammys 2014

You can now stream the new Pharrell album “G I R L” in full ahead of its March 3 release.

SnowBall 2014 schedule revealed

Snowball Music Festival - Day 1 @ Winter Park, Colo. 3/8/2013

Organizers have shared the SnowBall 2014 schedule.

Com Truise at the Larimer Lounge, 2-20-14 (photos, review)

Com Truise and Phantoms

Seth Haley — the synth master behind Com Truise — can definitely channel his inner Kraftwerk, and did so on Thursday night at a sold out Larimer Lounge.

Listen: James Blake remixes Kendrick Lamar’s “m.A.A.d. city”

Coachella 2013

James Blake shared a remix of Kendrick Lamar’s “m.A.A.d city” during his residency on BBC Radio 1.