Indie

Watch: The Hold Steady on Letterman — performing “Spinners”

The Hold Steady @ the Ogden Theatre

The Hold Steady brought the literary bar rock of “Spinners” to “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Monday.



Album review: Future Islands, “Singles”

Album review: Future Islands, "Singles"

“Singles” is the uncommon album that works in pieces over the car stereo, in concerted listens and, rarest of all, onstage in front of all your exes.



Speedy Ortiz at Moe’s Original, 3-22-14 (review)

Despite being sick, Speedy Ortiz brought confidence to Moe's Original on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the band's label.

Cool and collected, the sick members of Speedy Ortiz played a confident set at Moe’s Original on Saturday.



Delta Rae at the Bluebird Theater, 3-21-14 (review)

Delta Rae performed at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on March 21. Photo by M. Eric Honeycutt, courtesy of the band's label.

Delta Rae’s show on Friday at the Bluebird Theater had the group struggling against getting caught up in the indie-rock stream.



Best Colorado shows this week: Lorde, the Joy Formidable, Speedy Ortiz and more

The Joy Formidable @ Gothic Theatre

Lorde, the Joy Formidable and Speedy Ortiz top our picks of best Colorado shows this week. See the full list here.



Album review: The War On Drugs, “Lost In The Dream”

Album review: The War On Drugs, "Lost In The Dream"

“Lost In The Dream” places The War On Drugs soundly in the the classic rock bin, with simmering ballads on par with the ’80s shiniest gems.



Steal This Track from Ivory Circle

Steal This Track from Ivory Circle

Denver cinematic rock band Ivory Circle are gearing up to release its first LP, debuting a much more developed sound. Download the preview track “Beat the Drum” now.



The best shows at SXSW 2014: St. Vincent, Parquet Courts and more

SXSW 2014 - Day 1

Now that we’ve taken a day to absorb a week of music at SXSW 2014, the Reverb staff has put together its picks of best shows with St. Vincent, Parquet Courts and more.



SXSW 2014: Reverb party photos with Kishi Bashi, the Griswolds and more

SXSW Day 3 - Reverb Party

As members of Avi Buffalo and In the Valley Below watched from the audience, a dapper-looking Kishi Bashi crowd surfed through the packed Dirty Dog on Saturday to wrap up Reverb’s day party at SXSW 2014.



SXSW 2014 photos: Julian Casablancas, Erykah Badu, Rick Ross and more

SXSW 2014 - Day 4

Saturday of SXSW 2014 brought sets from Destruction Unit, Young & Sick, WET, Jojo, Nothing, SZA, Schoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Casey Veggies, Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, Erykah Badu, Bun B, Rick Ross and more.