Posts Tagged ‘ Underground Music Showcase ’

Brownout finds the funk in metal as Brown Sabbath

After a decade as a Latin-funk band, Brownout decided to release an album of Black Sabbath covers. How did metal fans, funk fans and even Ozzy Osbourne himself take to these funkified riffs?

After a decade as a Latin-funk band, Brownout decided to release an album of Black Sabbath covers. How did metal fans, funk fans and even Ozzy Osbourne himself take to these funkified riffs?



SPELLS will make you laugh, but the Denver punk band isn’t a joke

Denver punk band Spells might have songs about fake dance crazes and be fronted by comedian Ben Roy, but it's far from a joke, having made it onto the official South by Southwest lineup this year. Photo provided by Crystal Allen.

Denver punk band Spells might have songs about fake dance crazes and be fronted by comedian Ben Roy, but it’s far from a joke, having made it onto the official South by Southwest lineup this year.



UMS 2014 day four photos: People, fashion, day parties and beer

UMS People Day 4 Dylan L

Keeping the exhaustion and hangovers at bay, the crowds returned to South Broadway for the fourth and final day of UMS 2014.



UMS 2014 photos, review, video of day four: Blonde Redhead, Gems, Sunboy and more

UMS 2014 Day Four Seth M

The end of The UMS was also a beginning for thousands of people: of recovery after four days of live music, sunshine and beer; of a renewed appreciation for the joys of live music; of marriage.



The best shows during UMS 2014: Real Estate, StaG, Residual Kid and more

UMS 2014 Day Two Seth M

Reverb and Denver Post staffers have compiled their lists of favorite shows at UMS 2014. A few that you’ll see on here more than once are Real Estate, StaG, Residual Kid, Whiskey Shivers and the Blue Rider.



Vignettes from UMS 2014 day three: The mighty Hi-Dive line, anger on stage, gallery shows and more

UMS 2014 Day 3 Juli W

Vignettes from UMS 2014 day three including our thoughts on the mighty Hi-Dive line, anger on stage, gallery shows and more.



UMS 2014 photos, review, video of day three: Real Estate, Baths, The Blue Rider, Zebroids and more

UMS 2014 Day Three Seth M

Day three of UMS 2014 marked — for some people — more than 12 hours of music and partying with sets from Real Estate, Baths, The Blue Rider, Zebroids and more.



Video: Roo & the Howl performs “Give Me Time” in an alley during UMS 2014

Video: Roo & the Howl performs "Give Me Time" in an alley during UMS 2014

Ahead of their set at UMS 2014 on July 26, Roo & the Howl’s Bekah Wagner and Matt Pacco ducked into an alley off South Broadway to perform “Give Me Time.”



Vignettes from UMS 2014 day two: Alcohol, humanity and mosh pits

UMS Day 2 Dylan L

All this weekend the Reverb staff will be sharing short scenes from UMS 2014. On day two we saw the collision of alcohol and humanity with bathroom arguments at Pie Hole, beer showers at 3 Kings Tavern and the smell of crowds at Skylark Lounge.



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.