Editor’s Pick: Soléy – Ask the Deep

Where Bjork gets experimental and, let’s just say it, weird, Soléy gets introspective and melodic. Comparisons have been made and they aren’t entirely unwarranted. There are a few small similarities, their use of the human voice as an instrument, their combination of...

Ego Likeness

Let me start by saying this is not going to be everyone’s cuppa. It’s goth and industrial in the vein of Nine Inch Nails, Lacuna Coil and Elysion, yet emerging different from all three. Ego Likeness leans away from the rock guitar and hooky chorus, relying more on...

Kerry Pastine & The Crime Scene

By Misty Kaiser, Longmont Magazine A vinatge rock and roll good time, Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene harken back to the days of real dive bars with real dive drinks and chicken wire cages around the stage. When those ladies in the pencil skirts and fishnet...

Editor’s Pick: Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens has morphed through a few different personas through the duration of his career. If you are familiar with his past incarnations, this is a definite move back to Sufjan as fans first knew him; sparse and soulful. He leaves behind the electronic spectacle...

The Congress

Denver band, The Congress, has been making music for awhile now and they work hard at it. They play from coast to coast, running up and down the Front Range in between.  And this summer, at Loveland’s Arise Music Festival, they will have you up off of your seat  and...

Pandas & People

I feel like I review a weird amount of bluegrass and Americana, especially since it has its roots in the Appalachians. Maybe it’s just mountain music. That’s really when I listen to it the most; winding my way through the high country, looking down from mountain...