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Syntax Physic Opera looking to make a statement in Denver bar scene

DENVER, CO - JULY 7: Preview of the new South Broadway restaurant/coffee shop/venue Syntax Physic Opera July 7, 2014. This ambitious multi-purpose performance and gathering space from the folks behind the Meadowlark serve as a place for bands, comedy, plays and cinema. Jonathan Bitz and his wife Joy head up the place. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post)

For Jonathan Bitz, co-owner of the fancifully-named South Broadway venue Syntax Physic Opera, it’s not about selling hollow ideas in service of a trend.



Listen: “Fiona Coyne” by Saint Pepsi, a new Carpark signee with Denver ties

Listen: "Fiona Coyne" by Saint Pepsi, a new Carpark signee with Denver ties

After gaining a following through releases on Denver-based label Keats//Collective, Saint Pepsi has signed to Carpark Records.



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.



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.



Death From Above 1979 tour includes a Colorado stop

Death From Above 1979 tour includes a Colorado stop

As Death From Above 1979 readies its first album since 2004, it will embark on a tour that includes a stop at Boulder’s Fox Theatre.



Road 34 in Fort Collins is no longer a music venue, bands react on social media

Road 34 in Fort Collins is no longer a live music venue. Photo courtesy of the Road 34 website.

After eight years as a spot for live music in Fort Collins, the bike shop and bar Road 34 is no longer a concert venue, owner Will Overbagh told the Coloradoan.



Umphrey’s McGee at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 7-5-14 (photos, review)

Umphrey's Mcgee - Red Rocks 2014 07/05/14

After headlining the historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre for five consecutive years, Midwest jammers Umphrey’s McGee finally achieved a sellout crowd Saturday night to close out their July 4th UMerica run.



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.



Watch: Flaming Lips’ “Superfreak” video with Miley Cyrus and Moby (NSFW)

Watch: Flaming Lips' "Superfreak" video with Miley Cyrus and Moby (NSFW)

Not even a hospital bed and a severe allergic reaction can keep Miley Cyrus away from the Flaming Lips.