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PHOX at the Hi-Dive, 7-9-14 (photos, review)

Phox @ Hi-Dive 07092014

Emerging Wisconisn folk band, PHOX, gave Denverites a surprise with a sold out show at the Hi-Dive on Wednesday.



Mac DeMarco isn’t the stoner and slacker you think he is

Mac DeMarco performs at Colorado's Gothic Theatre on July 14 with Denver's Homebody. Photo courtesy of Captured Tracks.

Mac DeMarco has an ear for jazz. When decompressing from tour he sits around and smokes cigarettes or goes to his favorite laundromat/pinball arcade to play the Addams Family machine. He doesn’t smoke weed.



Album review: Poli High, “Poli High”

Album review: Poli High, "Poli High"

Poli High, the newest side-project from Widowers’ Mike Marchant, was borne out of a crisis.



Denver’s Princess Music breaks up

Princess Music @ Bluebird Theater  12/20/13

After four years, Denver Hot Congress Records band Princess Music has announced it is breaking up.



Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS band South of France

Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS band South of France

South of France tells Reverb what it takes to stand out in the Denver music scene and about their set at The UMS, which is their last Denver show before moving to L.A.



Watch: The War on Drugs on Letterman

The War on Drugs play The Bluebird Theater on 3/26/14.

The War on Drugs veered a little toward the jammy side with a performance of “Red Eyes” on Letterman.



Denver’s Thee Dang Dangs has broken up

Psychedelic Light and Sound Festival 8/10/13

Denver garage-surf band Thee Dang Dangs has announced that it has broken up. As of July 6, the band has cancelled all upcoming shows and will not be performing live or recording new material, according to a post on Thee Dang Dangs’ Facebook.



The Antlers at the Bluebird Theater, 7-3-14 (review)

The Antlers, photo courtesy of the band's website.

Moving the audience through the heartbreaking and cleansing, the Antlers played its new album and a smattering of older material at the Bluebird Theater on July 3.



Riot Fest decision expected within 10 days

Riot Fest Day One Seth

With Riot Fest scheduled in Byers less than three months away, it’s not known what might happen to the three-day punk and rock festival — and the thousands of fans who plan to attend — should Arapahoe County deny a permit for the show.



Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS band Sunboy

Sunboy chats with Reverb from the roof of the Denver Post. Photo by Sean Fitz-Gerald.

Sunboy’s Jordan Lempe and Justin Renaud talk to Reverb about how they’ve fine-tuned their live set in less than a year and how they filmed the impressive stop-motion video for “Highway Screamin’” video.