Best Denver-area shows this week: Fleetwood Mac, Foxygen and more
Fleetwood Mac, Foxygen and more make our picks of the best Colorado shows this week. See you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow our music musings on our Twitter @RVRB and our selfies on Instagram @heyreverb.
Foxygen announces Boulder show, performs “How Can You Really” on Letterman
http://youtu.be/T943KTBi7q4 David Letterman is going out with a bang. The sardonic crazy uncle of late night television has entered his final stretch as host of "The Late Show." And on Thursday night, Letterman was clearly enchanted by an over-the-top performance by Foxygen.
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 photos: Neutral Milk Hotel, Wiz Khalifa, Foxygen and more (review)
An absolutely gorgeous weekend of exciting and eclectic music concluded on Sunday in Austin. Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 proved that thousands of people will gleefully mix up their tastes and dive into a wildly diverse lineup of music and comedy -- I mean, how often do Wiz Khalifa, Fred Armisen and Neutral Milk Hotel both anchor a fest?
Foxygen at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)
Foxygen frontman Sam France is a beautiful, eye-linered rock and roll mess, and the band’s raucous show at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Monday night was much the same: pretty, fun, and messy.
Best Colorado shows this week: Odesza, Foxygen, BRONCHO and more
Odesza, Foxygen and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week. We’ll be seeing you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow the music musings on our Twitter @RVRB and our selfies on Instagram @heyreverb.
Foxygen “…And Star Power” review: A scatter-brained double LP
Foxygen's Jonathan Rado and Sam France could have easily borrowed the Arctic Monkeys album title “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” for their follow-up to the concise indie-psych of “We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic.” Apart from the side A of the double LP’s first disc, little about the Foxygen we met on their debut is recognizable on “…And Star Power.” That’s probably due to the album’s concept, which has a punk band from outer space taking over the band just after that divide on disc one until just before the end of disc two.
Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado talks “career suicide” and the new album
Okay, so your major indie-label debut album was a hit. A year later, it’s time to follow it up. What do you do? You could: A) Rehash the sound that drew all those ears to you in the first place.
10 most anticipated albums of fall 2014: Flying Lotus, Prince and more
Fall is here, and with it, yet another round of albums we've been waiting all year for. Though Kendrick Lamar's new LP likely won't see a release until late this year if not 2015, there's still plenty to be excited for from the likes of Big K.R.I.T., Ariel Pink and a few lesser known entities.
Colorado fall concert guide 2013: Muse, Disclosure, Janelle Monae and more
When you start saying things like, “We should get up to Red Rocks one last time,” you know fall is rapidly approaching. Colorado’s fall concert season is defined by the music (and comedy) moving indoors.
Labor Day playlist: Listen to Vampire Weekend, Washed Out, Disclosure and more
Labor Day is the last hurrah for the summer, a time when we break out our barbecue sets one last time before the fall forces us to eat ribs indoors, usually at some dingy Chili's.
Austin City Limits 2013 lineup: Muse, the Cure, Phoenix and more
Hints of Austin City Limits 2013 headliners have been swirling around the Internet for quite some time using the hashtag #aclfest. The early spoilers came at the hands of Muse and the Cure.
SXSW 2013: Foxygen freaks out on stage, shows the pressure on bands at the festival
There's a lot of pressure facing young bands this week. Playing up to, and maybe more than, 10 showcases in a few days is demanding on its own, but on top of that, bands have to impress the hordes of fans and industry professionals.
Watch: The (NSFW) new Unknown Mortal Orchestra video for “Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)”
If you've never been ridiculously uncomfortable while watching little wooden puppets, now you can. The new Unknown Mortal Orchestra video for "Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)" includes a peeping tom puppet and other really weird things.
Primavera Sound Festival lineup: Postal Service, Phoenix, Crystal Castles and more
The full Primavera Sound Festival lineup has been announced and includes a second announced date by the recently reunited Postal Service and the third 2013 date for Phoenix.
I Might Be Wrong: The hippest playlist for summer 2012
Have you worn out your iTunes-purchased mp3s of “Call Me Maybe” and “Somebody That I Used to Know”? Do you really still download songs from iTunes?