At the Meadowlark this past weekend, #TheSolution6 culminated with the Art of Records II a series of events celebrating the Solution's six year of existence. The second annual edition of the Art of Records II was curated by DJ Low Key and Dunn the Signtologist and featured talented area artists such ... More >>
With two events down, including the offical re-launch of the Solution weekly at the Meadowlark a few weeks back and last weekend's Denver Dre Day, #TheSolution6, a celebration marking the sixth anniversary of the Solution's founding at Milkbar, is well underway. Tonight at Beauty Bar, the Solution c ... More >>
If you're a hip-hop head in Denver, there is simply no place else to be tonight than Beta for #TheSolution5's kickoff event, the Solution's 6th Annual J.Dilla Celebration, which of course is a celebration centered on the life and music of the late J. Dilla. Actually, if hip-hop's your thing, if you ... More >>
Ietef Cavem Vita, aka DJ Cavem Moetivation, worked the crowd at Artopia, he says, for at least the last four years. But he won't be there tomorrow because he has more important work to do: Today he flies out of Denver on a trip that will eventually land him in Uganda, where he's traveling as a Bold ... More >>
RazorLast year's winning sneaksThis year's Shoe Shine, the seventh installment of the annual custom sneaker competition hosted by DJ Mu$a, is going down this Saturday night at City Hall with appearances by DJ Premier and homegrown DMC World Champion DJ Vajra. According to DJ Mu$a, one of the ... More >>
A mighty stylin' solar irrigation pump.
In a nutshell, a completely sustainable nutshell, the idea behind Design for the Other 90%, a traveling exhibition from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, has to do with the impact of good design on developing populations who must usually make do ... More >>
A rock and roll promoter in New York has tapped Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph to host walking tours of New York City's musical landmarks. Besides being an incredibly cool way to see the city and absorb its rich history, the idea got us to thinking: who would give a kickass tour of Denver? Who would ... More >>
Jim J NarcySnake Rattle Rattle Snake, profiled in June 2010Whatever the measure of success -- whether its defined by artists making music on their own or having someone else doing their bidding -- a music scene is only as interesting as, well, the music being made there, of course, and the pe ... More >>
Rachel RomeroIt's a Family Affair once again.Since its grand opening two years ago at its original LoDo location at 19th and Wazee, Family Affair has helped hold down the Denver streetwear scene.
Co-owners Jason Ngo and Donovan Kahler have created an innovative storefront that gives cats th ... More >>
All sketches by Thomas EvansAja Black of the ReMINDers (from top left), Boonie Mayfield, A.V.I.U.S., DJ Vajra, Low Key (from bottom left), DJ Lazy Eyez, Joe Thunder, Es-Nine.
A few months ago, the curious questions started circulating via tweets and Facebook comments. Everyone wanted to kno ... More >>
I've been doing this cultural beat for a long time now, and I've come to realize that most things don't last. Artists are disorganized and sometimes flaky, propelled by great ideas and held back by chancy finances. But those that do survive usually do so because someone, or in some cases, a whole ... More >>