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  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    From Red Rocks to Emos, recreate the exact acoustics of the country's hottest venues

    Are you ready to rock?When Matt Finn was able to finally quit his job as an e-mail server technician thanks to the success of his ClearTune guitar tuning application for smart phones, his world changed forever. From a humble office located on Denver's 16th Street Mall, Finn and his fellow innovators ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Gauntlet Hair's self-titled, Dead Oceans debut garners praise from Pitchfork with 7.8 review

    Gauntlet Hair has plenty to smile about.​We imagine this has been a pretty bittersweet week for the members of Gauntlet Hair. After being stranded in Montreal for a few days due to a busted van, the dudes have finally made it to New York just in time for CMJ. Though the repairs to the van left ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Q&A with Shawn Christensen of Stellastarr*

    Phil Knott​ Stellastarr* (due at the Larimer Lounge with Transfer and Le Divorce on Wednesday, December 9) emerged onto the national music scene at the turn of this past decade in the musical milieu that gave us fellow New York acts like The Strokes, The Rapture and Interpol. While clearly influe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Young Coyotes to record Daytrotter Session

    Young Coyotes, still among my favorite local bands, has announced plans to record a Daytrotter session in Davenport, Iowa, on Thursday, December 4, at the end of its current cross country jaunt, which wraps later that night at the Blue Fugue in Columbia, Missouri. Only a scant few Denver bands have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2008

    Nathaniel Rateliff in Billboard Later This Week

    Fancy us: We caught a few songs from one of the best unsigned singer-songwriters in the country (that's a designation bestowed by Billboard, in an issue that hits stands later this week, BTW -- not that we disagree) at the Meadowlark this past Friday night. Sucking down a few cold ones on the Lark's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2007

    Multiplying the Cube

    This week's Westword contains a profile of Goes Cube, a surprisingly heavy Brooklyn band on the rise. But the print edition only allowed a small portion of guitarist/vocalist David Obuchowski's funny, incisive and revealing comments to be included. Below, find the entire interview, conducted while O ... More >>