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    Audio FileAudio File: Music is power

    Electricity from the wall is what we're actually listening to when we crank it up
    Thanks is a wonderful thing to give and receive. It's like the left brain of love — the actions to the sentiment. Full Story
    Audio File: Local hits keep coming
    This week saw the release of a few more high-quality, noteworthy albums, adding to the already-impressive fall season for local music lovers. Full Story

    Audio File: Local hits keep coming
    This week saw the release of a few more high-quality, noteworthy albums, adding to the already-impressive fall season for local music lovers. Full Story

    Audio File: Pausing the amplifier talk to discuss righteous new albums from locals
    I try to stay on track when I start a multi-week discussion like the one I started several weeks ago about how amplifiers work. Full Story

    Audio File: Picky humans prefer sweet-sounding, even-order harmonics over odd
    If you ask music fans about what element of a sound system makes the most difference when you change it, most will say the speakers. Full Story

    Audio File: Harmonics and overtones make a piano sound like a piano
    Think of the color yellow. I'll think of it, too. What are the chances our thoughts are the same? If instead I said "submarine yellow," would we both picture the shade on the cover of the Beatles' album? Full Story

    Audio File: Gain is the game
    A few years back, we at the newspaper started a music recording project we called Second Story Garage. Full Story

    Audio File: Amplification, part 1
    "1500 MEGA KICK ASS WATTS" reads the marketing language for a low-priced car audio amplifier on eBay. Full Story

    Audio File: Big week for Tennyson
    About two minutes after I received an email notice last week that one of my favorite groups, Tennyson, had released a new album, my $12 was paid and the lossless AIFF files were downloading from Bandcamp. Full Story

    Audio file: Buy the damn disc
    I try not to curse much in this column, even though I do a little in real life. It's not what you want your mom reading, and it doesn't make you super proud when you read it back sometimes. Full Story

    Audio File: Single-room and desktop sound systems are all the rage right now
    This column has gone all over the place in the last two years. The staff at the Colorado Daily have let me wax on about whatever I want. Full Story

    Audio File: A huge event in our own backyard
    We are now one month away from the 14th annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, held as always down in Denver's Tech Center at the DTC Marriott. Full Story

    Audio File: We're living in a golden age of music
    I've been seeing a lot more earbuds and AirPods dangling from heads around Boulder, which tells me that students are back in town. Full Story

    Columnist Q&A: Taylor drops the beat in 'Audio File'
    You've got so many questions: What are the best local acts? How do I get the most bang for my buck when it comes to speaker systems? Full Story

    Audio File: Get music, give music
    When I heard that a new album was recently produced featuring a variety of musicians from this area, I was intrigued. Full Story

    Audio File: Some music is a solo affair, but most is made better by joining in
    Sitting under a tiki shade at the Palms Hotel & Spa in South Beach and listening to bossa nova has me in a great mood this morning. Full Story

    Audio File: Humans have unprecedented access to music
    It's a fascinating mental journey for me when I think about how listening to music has changed over the last 20 years. Full Story

    Audio File: Silent Bear not so silent
    There are opportunities for music to accomplish amazing things — just look at "We Are the World," which raised a ton of money in the '80s from the royalties of basically one song. Full Story

    Audio File: Send a message
    Words and music. You have your music, just strutting its stuff around, speaking its own language, having the time of its life. Full Story

    Audio File: World-class pipes
    I hope you all had as great a week as I did, running from moosen in the mountains per usual. Things in the news business change quickly, and it appears my old email addresses have gone by the wayside. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story

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