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Class of 2016: The Overachievers

2016 was a shit year. Seriously. We experienced one of the ugliest elections in recent history. Social progress not only came to a halt, but there are elements within our country that would be happy to see us rewind the past half century. And everybody died. Well, not everybody, but you know what I mean. We lost Prince, David Bowie, and Leonard… Read more →

Class of 2012: The Performers

I’m fairly certain I attended my final show of 2012 last night.  It was a year of over 200 acts at over 50 shows and 5 festivals in 3 countries and 6 states — and it all comes down to these 15 most memorable moments. * Alabama Shakes 02.04.12 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO Brittany Howard’s incredible voice. up close and… Read more →

Bon Iver. Feist. Red Rocks. 05.31.12

Leslie Feist took the stage at Red Rocks with nothing more than a guitar, but halfway through the Metals highlight “Comfort Me”, an 8-piece band came out to back her up, making good on the promise that she was “not going to mess around, just going to break your heart”.  Along with a horn section (borrowed from Bon Iver) and… Read more →

‘danger has been stole away’

Bon Iver – Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar, 2011) Over three years has past since Justin Vernon devastated everyone with For Emma, Forever Ago, cementing Emma‘s page in the history books as ‘worst girlfriend ever!’  Since then there have been girls in and out of the lives around me that give her a run for her money.  I have noticed most people… Read more →