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This Week's Music News in Songs, February 20-24

Killer MIke from Run the Jewels.
Killer MIke from Run the Jewels.
Lindsey Bartlett
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From underground rapper Mykki Blanco on his developing fan base to the artist who gave Run the Jewels' Killer Mike a homemade Bernie Sanders/Martin Luther King Jr poster, this week has had been a rich one for music in Denver. In case you missed them, here is a recap of some of our stories — and songs from the musicians we've been writing about.

1. Open Music Session: Matt Rouch & the Noise Upstairs Brings Virginia Roots to the Open Media Foundation


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 Why Los Lobos Played Ophelia's Remains a Mystery, but It Was Unforgettable

3. This Artist Gave Killer Mike an MLK/Bernie Sanders Run the Jewels Poster

4. Bon Iver Announces a 1STBANK Center Concert in April

5. Thundercat on X-Men and His Last Conversation With J-Dilla Before He Died

Read on for more songs from this week's music news.

6. Molina Speaks Cultivates Creative Power and Hustles for Denver's Soul

7. How Hip-Hop Crew Hieroglyphics Created Its Sound Out of Friendship

8. Milemarker's Al Burian on Why Dystopian Lyrics Are Back in Fashion

9. Rapper Mykki Blanco on Why He Won't Just Say "Fuck the Administration"

10. Stewart Copeland of the Police Plays Tyrant's Crush With the Colorado Symphony

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