Taylor Swift, “1989” review: The pop evolution is complete, but does it work?

If you're willing to shake it off and party in a kitten-filled, frosting-topped New York, Taylor Swift's "1989" is a lot of fun.

If you’re willing to shake it off and party in a kitten-filled, frosting-topped New York, Taylor Swift’s “1989” is a lot of fun.

Alt-J sounds like: 10 comparisons to Radiohead, Chuck E. Cheese and more

Alt-J @ the Fillmore 9/5/2013

From Chuck E. Cheese to Sigur Rós, Reverb counts off our favorite Alt-J comparisons from around the Internet.

Cut Copy’s Dan Whitford on the weirdness of Australia, how that translates to good dance music

Cut Copy performs at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 5, 2014. Photo by Dylan Langille,

We caught up with Dan Whitford of Cut Copy to talk about how weird Australia is and why that translates to a prolific dance music scene in the country.

New Nicki Minaj song: Listen to “Only” feat. Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown

MTV VMAs 2014

The new Nicki Minaj song is kind of like an episode of “Jerry Springer.” Listen to “Only,” featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown, here.

New Imagine Dragons song: Listen to “I Bet My Life” from upcoming album

Imagine Dragons Red Rocks

Did you expect a folky stomp-clap vibe from the first new Imagine Dragons song off the band’s upcoming sophomore album?

Art Outside 2014: Papadosio, the Motet and more (photos, review)

Art Outside 2014

Art Outside celebrated its 10th year in Rockdale, Texas with dozens of live painters, firedancers and performances from Papadosio, the Motet and more.

Watch: Tennis shares “Never Work For Free” live video

Watch: Tennis shares "Never Work For Free" live video

Denver’s Tennis has debuted a new music video for their song “Never Work For Free”, a cut off of the band’s third album “Ritual in Repeat” (2014).

CMJ 2014: The 10 best bands we saw at last week’s music marathon

CMJ 2014 - Album 2

Maybe you didn’t make it to NYC this weekend, or maybe your body failed you during the long week of music. If that’s the case, you can still check out these bands that caught our eye at CMJ 2014.

How Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon charmed Snoop Dogg, Wyclef

Mike Dunafon

Unaffiliated Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon has won the support of hip-hop artists Wyclef Jean and Snoop Dogg and could throw a wrench into the close race.

Listen: Two new Drake tracks, “6 God” and “Heat of the Moment”

Drake vs. Lil Wayne - Red Rocks - 09/10/14

Two new Drake tracks dropped this weekend — “6 God” and “Heat of the Moment.” Listen to both here.