Tag Archive for dubstep

Winter on the Rocks. Red Rocks. 01.29.16

Winter on the Rocks. Red Rocks. 01.29.16 People in Colorado are no strangers to outdoor concerts in the middle of winter. Local and national acts have been performing in Winter Park, Aspen, Vail, and countless other mountain locales for a very long time, but it wasn’t until four years ago that anyone witnessed a performance at Red Rocks before Easter… Read more →

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 →

SBTRKT. Willis Earl Beal. Fox Theatre. 04.10.12

London musician/producer Aaron Jerome brought his masked alter-ego SBTRKT to Boulder last night.  Along with his partner in crime, lyricist Sampha, SBRTKT did exactly what you would expect him to do — he turned the nearly sold-out Fox Theatre into a sweltering dance party resembling the UK garage scene that help spawn this brand of electronic music.  Running the gamut of subgenres,… 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 →