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Album review: Blake Mills, “Heigh Ho”

Album review: Blake Mills, "Heigh Ho"

On his sophomore album, “Heigh Ho,” Blake Mills keeps his dizzying fretwork to a minimum, letting his songwriting seize the spotlight instead.



Goldrush Music Festival wants to challenge your music tastes

Chris Rehm of the band Caddywhompus performs at Goldrush 2013 at the Sidewinder Tavern. Photo by Zach Roif, courtesy of Goldrush.

Passion project Goldrush Music Festival returns to Denver this weekend with another slew of music you don’t know, but gotta check out.



Tennis escapes an “existential tailspin” to write third album, “Ritual In Repeat”

Tennis Feature

After months of writer’s block and an “existential tailspin,” Tennis had to do something drastic to write its third album, “Ritual In Repeat.”



Future Islands finally gets its moment after a decade of waiting

Nearly a decade into its career, Future Islands is finally having its breakout year. The band plays Colorado's Gothic Theatre on Aug. 27. Photo courtesy of 4AD.

Nearly a decade into its career, Future Islands is finally having its breakout year. The band’s William Cashion tells about years of struggle, the sudden fame and what they’re thinking for the next album.



Breaking down Jack White’s color obsession

Breaking down Jack White's color obsession

Jack White is a known color obsessive. Here we break down all of his distinct hues from black and yellow to red and white.



Listen: The 10 best Spoon songs

Listen: The 10 best Spoon songs

While we waited patiently for “They Want My Soul” to be released, we created a list of the 10 best Spoon songs. Listen here.



Chive Fest Denver: City Park neighbors concerned about ticketed music fest

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros @ Red Rocks 6/2/13

Those familiar with the phrase “Keep Calm and Chive On” probably knew that the music festival Chive Fest was headed to City Park on Aug. 16. But that news came as a surprise to many residents of the surrounding neighborhoods, and they are anything but calm about it.



Vignettes from UMS 2014 day four: Zombies at the Hi-Dive, black eyes and hangovers

UMS 2014 Day Four Juli W

The Reverb staff spent the weekend sharing short scenes from UMS 2014. On day four we saw zombies at the Hi-Dive, a turkey leg-induced black eye and more.



UMS 2014 photos, review, video of day two: People Under the Stairs, Tanlines, StaG and more

UMS 2014 Day Two Seth M

Once nerves had settled from the early afternoon car crash, day two of UMS 2014 went smoothly with sets from People Under the Stairs, Tanlines, Roo & the Howl, StaG and more.



Video: Ark Life plays a stripped down “Sweet Revenge” in a front lawn during UMS 2014

Video: Ark Life plays a stripped down "Sweet Revenge" in a front lawn during UMS 2014

Shortly after playing a pre-UMS set at Illegal Pete’s on South Broadway, Ark Life grabbed a snare drum, an acoustic guitar and attached a mic to a twig to perform “Sweet Revenge” for us in a front lawn.