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Five Colorado bands and their national doppelgangers, round two: Plume Varia, Covenhoven and more

Covenhoven @ Hi-Dive 3/28/14

To help you get into the mind-set of the UMS on July 24-27, we match five Colorado bands with the national act they sound most like.



Watch Noisey’s mini-doc on the Denver music scene with Tennis, Robert Schneider and more

Watch Noisey's mini-doc on the Denver music scene with Tennis, Robert Schneider and more

“They let all their coolness go and they just have fun,” Tyler the Creator says in Noisey’s mini documentary about the Denver music scene.



Best Colorado shows this week: Courtney Barnett, Zeds Dead and more

Zeds Dead/Krewella

Courtney Barnett, Zeds Dead and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



Watch Spoon on Jimmy Kimmel — performing “Rent I Pay” and “Rainy Taxi”

Governors Ball - Day 2

Dressed in all black Spoon’s Britt Daniels channelled Johnny Cash on Thursday night — in fashion sense, that is — as the band performed two tracks off its new album on Jimmy Kimmel.



The Neighbourhood at the Ogden Theatre, 6-25-14 (photos, review)

The Neighbourhood

The Neighbourhood had fans sweating and flinging bras and panties onstage during its sultry set Wednesday night at the Ogden Theatre.



EMA at Lost Lake Lounge, 6-25-14 (review)

EMA's show at Lost Lake Lounge on Wednesday night unfolded like a love story.

EMA’s show at Lost Lake Lounge on Wednesday night unfolded like a love story.



Sharon Van Etten at the Bluebird Theater, 6-24-14 (review)

Sharon Van Etten's set at the Bluebird Theater was a radiant goldmine for those mid-week diehards who took in the spectacle to a mostly packed house. Photo by Dusdin Condren.

Sharon Van Etten’s set at the Bluebird Theater was a radiant goldmine for those mid-week diehards who took in the spectacle to a mostly packed house.



Watch: Ark Life debuts first music video, “Proud of Me Out There, Mama”

Watch: Ark Life debuts first music video, "Proud of Me Out There, Mama"

On Monday, Denver’s Ark Life debuted the heartwarming video for “Proud of Me Out There, Mama” on American Songwriter.



Andrew Bird at Chautauqua Auditorium, 6-20-14 (photos, review)

Andrew Bird @ Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder

On a perfect, end-of-spring Friday night, there was no better place to witness the even more extraordinary musical experience of an Andrew Bird performance, than Chautauqua’s open air, century-old barn.



Sharon Van Etten craves an intimate setting for her haunting music

Sharon Van Etten's set at the Bluebird Theater was a radiant goldmine for those mid-week diehards who took in the spectacle to a mostly packed house. Photo by Dusdin Condren.

Sharon Van Etten wants fans and critics to know that if anyone is holding back her career, it’s herself.