Tag Archive for local natives

The National. Red Rocks. 09.17.13

As we get older, it gets harder and harder to get the band back together. Not a literal band of course. We were never a band. But there was a time when we partied like rock stars. Going out on a Tuesday night was the norm. Weekends were for amateurs! But then the years came and went, leaving nothing but… Read more →

Snow Ball Music Festival

With Monolith getting killed by weather and Mile High Music Festival catering only to those with money to burn and really shitty taste in music…could Snow Ball save the non-bluegrass Music Festival in Colorado? Well, that’s yet to be seen, but follow along on the festival’s website/facebook/twitter for daily line-up announcements.  The festival will take place in Vail March 4th-6th… 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 →

Local Natives @ Larimer Lounge, 05/21/10

There were a couple firsts at Larimer Lounge last night.  It was the first time I showed up at that particular venue while it was still daylight, it was the first time I had attended a sold-out show there and it was the first time I hung out a full show with someone I met on craigslist (in a ticket-trading… Read more →

Quick Quips: Johnny Cash, Local Natives, Shout Out Louds, Ray Wylie Hubbard & Thee Silver Mt. Zion

There are some albums that I have had in heavy rotation lately that I just haven’t had time to review…these are those albums: Johnny Cash – American VI: Ain’t No Grave The latest and last installment of the American Recordings; this is another Rick Rubin produced collection of tracks from the American V: A Hundred Highways recordings.  This is not… Read more →