AKNU (pronounced "anew" and an acronym for A Kind Never Understodo) is a Los Angeles-based pop and R&B trio of the brothers Scott -- Marquis, Mark and Rayne. Together since 2008, AKNU came out of the early experiences of Marquis and Rayne who, as preteen youths, performed and toured professionally a ... More >>
ARCTIC MONKEYS @ THE OGDEN THEATRE, 5/28/13 During the decade Arctic Monkeys have been together and the seven years of space since their debut album, the guys have exchanged their polos for panache. While their lyrics continue to question their lives and loves, the stage is reserved for charm. They ... More >>
A June 17 More Messages blog revolves around a column written by Colorado Springs Independent scribe Rich Tosches about Colorado Springs Gazette editorial page editor Wayne Laugesen. In the piece, an activist accuses Laugesen of insensitivity and more in regard to comments he made in a series of e-m ... More >>
It would be nice to say that our July 19 profile of acoustic guitar wizard Leo Kottke was filled with the endless, witty and off-kilter diatribes that act as between-song banter during his concerts. But that’s the trouble with email interviews; the interviewee is less compelled to ramble. Still, a ... More >>
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