Concerts

Lemonade's Ben Steidel on moving to New York and not limiting the new album -- at all

Lemonade (due Sunday, June 10, at the Larimer Lounge) started off as three friends from the hardcore and punk scene in San Francisco who stretched their interest in sound far beyond the music of their youth. Trying to pigeonhole the band's music is an exercise in futility, but a quick listen to its latest album, Diver, conjures images of Miami dance clubs after hours -- like Depeche Mode trying its hand at Afro-Cuban-flavored IDM.
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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.