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Some Train Yard

| June 1, 2015
Some Train Yard

by Thom Jackson Some Train Yard is kickin’ it old school- their eleven song self-titled debut album is as traditional as bluegrass gets here on the front range. As they put it, their band seeks to pay tribute to pre-amplified American music and they do a solid job. The second track “If I Killed Her” […]

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Judge Roughneck- Pick It Up

| June 1, 2015
Judge Roughneck- Pick It Up

by Tim Wenger What a breath of fresh air! There is still solid rocksteady ska coming out of the Mile High City. The 4th album album from Judge Roughneck, titled Pick You Up, combines the band’s traditional elements of ska and reggae tied together with magnificent production. Featuring an excellent cover of The English Beat’s […]

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-National Spotlight- Faith No More- Sol Invictus

| June 1, 2015
-National Spotlight- Faith No More- Sol Invictus

by David Elliott Faith No More have always been an interesting band. Hard to categorize with any real accuracy, challenging the audience (while undoubtedly frustrating record label execs) with its refusal to stick to any type of formula, the band has done things its own way since its inception in 1985.  After toiling away in […]

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The DBC- Out of the Blues

| May 4, 2015
The DBC- Out of the Blues

by Thom Jackson The DBC are absolutely one of Denver’s hardest working bands of 2015. With a significant amount of time on the road and in the studio, the band is clawing their way up through a combination of raw talent and hard work. Their new EP Out of the Blues is an eclectic blend […]

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Red Fox Run

| May 1, 2015
Red Fox Run

by Tru Blu Every now and again we get to review an album that’s time capsule worthy.  If you were to find Red Fox Run’s self titled album 100 years from now under the rubble of Denver City and give it a listen you would know that they were making waves in this land locked […]

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The Raven & The Writing Desk- Some Get Started

| May 1, 2015
The Raven & The Writing Desk- Some Get Started

by Tim Wenger The Raven and The Writing Desk. Possibly the best band name in Denver, and seemingly the perfect fit for the intellectual dark-pop that the group creates. The new EP, Some Get Started, spares nothing on production value. The sound is clean, the vocals sitting right in the front of the pocket. Always […]

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Richie Allen & The Bad Ideas- Live at Swallow Hill Music

| April 1, 2015
Richie Allen & The Bad Ideas- Live at Swallow Hill Music

by Thom Jackson With their new live record, Richie Allen & The Bad Ideas have captured the soulful intimacy that concert goers at Swallow Hill Music have come to embrace. In their quest to be a band known for a stellar live performance this collection of 11 tracks serves as a holdover to quell the […]

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Susie Fitzgerald- Restless

| April 1, 2015
Susie Fitzgerald- Restless

by Tim Wenger While the album may not be pushing any envelopes creatively, Susie Fitzgerald has filled the lyric sheets with raw emotion on her latest effort Restless. A little bit country, a little bit folk, a little bit pop, this singer/songwriter speaks from the soul and has put to music many thoughts that people […]

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Ivory Circle- Isosceles

| April 1, 2015
Ivory Circle- Isosceles

by Tru Blu Fresh off their top eleven spot in KTCL’s annual “Hometown for the Holidays” competition with the song “Faces and Colors”, Ivory Circle unleashes the rest of their 5 song EP, Isosceles.  I swear Faces and Colors could easily be the next James Bond theme song!  Lead singer Connie Hong draws you in […]

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The Crags- Long Shadow Day

| March 1, 2015
The Crags- Long Shadow Day

by Dana Mastrangelo The Crags offer Durango mountain town locals and tourists a unique concert, contrary to the countless bluegrass or funk shows they’ve grown to expect on a Friday night. The four piece band has a straightforward, seriously catchy sound, creating a successful balance between the genres of surf, rockabilly, and alternative country. Songwriter […]

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