Tag Archive for downtempo

James Blake. Odgen Theater. 04.28.13

As we made our usual walk from Cheeky Monk to the Ogden Theatre on Sunday night, we were among an unusual crowd for that particular stretch of Colfax. James Blake was in town for the first time and his presence brought out a unique crowd — a procession of the fashionable otherwise unknown in the Denver music scene. Sure, the… Read more →

‘we can hope for heartbreak now’

James Blake – Enough Thunder EP (Universal Republic, 2011) Not being a huge fan of dubstep myself, James Blake appeals to my senses with his soulfulness.  I appreciate the compositions he creates, some of them are incredibly soothing and enjoyable — some of them I only tolerate, but it’s the vocals that really set this artist apart in my book. … Read more →

Re-Up: September 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Songs: ▲POPDRONE – Belong To (internet only) All Tiny Creatures ft. Justin Vernon – An Iris (from Harbors out early… Read more →

Andreya Triana – Lost Where I Belong

Andreya Triana – Lost Where I Belong English soulstress Andreya Triana released her debut album in August and you can add it to the long list of amazing material being released by young, female  vocalists this year. Andreya Triana – A Town Called Obsolete Reviews: Pop Matters 7/10 Smoking Section (track review) Drowned In Sound 7/10 Read more →