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Lissie returns to Denver January 17th

What was supposed to be one of the last shows of 2010, Lissie‘s appearance at Bluebird Theater will now be one of the first shows of the 2011 season.  She had to cancel her October show due to vocal chord issues, but after earning her place on all my best of lists for 2010, Lissie will be performing next Monday… Read more →

Class of 2010: Freshmen

These are the 40 new (and not so new) artists I have discovered in 2010… Active Child (experimental, chillwave, hymtronica) Alias of L.A.-based ex-choir boy, harpist Pat Grossi who released his debut EP, Curtis Lane, this year. Avi Buffalo (indie pop/rock, lo-fi) Very young indie pop band from Long Beach, CA released their self-titled debut album this year. Best Coast… Read more →

Re-Up: July 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. Songs: Kid Cudi, Rostam Batmanglij & Best Coast – All Summer (internet only via Converse) Free Energy – Bang Pop (from Stuck on Nothing out now) Steel Train – Bullet (from Steel Train out now) Kristen… Read more →

Lissie – Catching A Tiger

Lissie – Catching A Tiger The debut full length from the singer-songwriter from Rock Island, Illinois who recently covered KiD CuDi‘s Pursuit of Happiness is not as good as her live shows, but it does have some great material mixed in with the good. We fell in ‘like’ with Lissie when she came to Denver to open for Ray LaMontagne. … Read more →

Lissie Goes Hip-Hop? Not Exactly.

One of my favorite new artists (not to mention live act), Lissie, surprised us all when she covered Metallica at Stubbs during SXSW. Now she surprises again with a cover of Kid Cudi’s Pursuit of Happiness.  Surprising because she’s not exactly a metal or hip-hop artist, but more surprising because it sounds so damn good! thanks for twentyfourbit for the… Read more →

SXSW, Friday (through tweets and pics)

Let’s do it again! In line for the cedar street throwdown. 8:44 AM Mar 19th Nneka is amazing! 10:08 AM Mar 19th Hear Ya…behind Beauty Bar. 11:16 AM Mar 19th Lissie’s onstage. Looking forward to seeing her again. 11:28 AM Mar 19th Girl had insane talent!!! Even over the punk rock from across the way 11:53 AM Mar 19th Joe… Read more →

Found Stuff:Artist – Lissie

When my girlfriend, now wife, and I went to see Ray LaMontagne perform a solo acoustic show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, we didn’t know if there would be an opening act or not.  We were pleasantly surprised when this skinny, freckled, blond, Midwestern girl took the stage and belted out some of the best backcountry folk I have… Read more →