Music News

Starfucker

From bedroom recordings to Target commercials, Portlandian quartet Starfucker has had an interesting trip up the pop-culture ladder. In a perfect world, the group's catchy hook-producing capabilities would make it a Top 40 shoo-in. But perhaps there's something too deliberate in the act's chosen moniker. A handful of earlier name changes proved fruitless, and Starfucker stuck, along with a desire to create a delightfully synth-heavy alternative to the regular radio grind. Starting off as the self-recorded one-man band of Josh Hodges, the project grew into a full-fledged four-piece that brings a dance party to every live show. Hodges is still the mastermind behind the band's rock and pop compositions, and this year's Reptilians sounds like the perfect extension of 2008's self-titled release, carrying Starfucker's glitchy happiness to what could be the next level: mass appeal. 

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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