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    Music columnThe Scene: Smash Mouth and the attack of the bread

    Smash Mouth frontman throws a fit when he's assaulted with bread in Fort Collins
    06/17/2015 09:18 PM MDT
    If the nostalgia of Toad the Wet Sprocket, Tonic and Smash Mouth entices you, be sure to leave the bread at home for an upcoming July concert in Arvada. Sunday, the Taste of Fort Collins featured headliner Smash Mouth, and in a complete and total moment of Kanye Westery, singer Steve Harwell stopped performing and threatened to beat up audience members... for throwing bread.  
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    The Scene: Twenty One Pilots ready for takeoff
    06/10/2015 09:10 PM MDT - Twenty One Pilots, a relatively new band with a few radio hits, were in a place where they could sink or swim, after some success with 2013's Vessel. Full Story

    The Scene: The 1975 and faking the breakup
    06/03/2015 09:06 PM MDT - This week brought the beginning of June... and possibly the end of The 1975? The British alternative rock band recently released an overload of confusing and cryptic information that implied a breakup of the group. Full Story

    The Scene: Letterman's strange music legacy
    05/27/2015 08:50 PM MDT - It's sad to say that David Letterman is done. After a long career, his final episode last week featured a ton of guests representing all decades of the "Late Show. Full Story

    The Scene: 'Idol' going idle
    05/20/2015 09:10 PM MDT - Welcome to the final act of "American Idol," everybody's favorite fake look into how the music industry works. Full Story

    The Scene: Uptown Funkin' me up
    05/13/2015 09:13 PM MDT - Believe it or not, I enjoy listening to what's popular in music. Granted, there are certain genres I listen to more, but I believe music is an important part of history, as it offers a look into social conflicts and various happenings of an era. However, there's one truth to popular music: The great majority of what is currently trending is hardly played over airwaves, with only a few songs being highlighted — and overplayed.  Full Story

    The Scene: Zac Brown Band should mix more rock with its twang
    05/06/2015 09:20 PM MDT - Last week, the Zac Brown Band did something that completely shocked me. It released a song that I listened to 25 times in one day. Full Story

    The Scene: Sympathy for Bieber
    04/29/2015 09:23 PM MDT - I don't listen to Justin Bieber. It's just always been a life rule ever since he first hit the viral music video scene in 2009 with "One Time. I've always just been rather amused with his random drama and meltdowns over the past couple years as he's been on a hiatus of sorts — or as I like to call it, a brief stint of TMZ residency.  Full Story

    Coachella: About the music or the mod?
    04/22/2015 09:12 PM MDT - Music festivals have always been trendy — but now they are "trending." Anyone with Twitter and/or Instagram has most likely been bombarded by excessive posts about Coachella. Full Story

    Dennis: Bringing excitement to the live experience at 35,000
    04/15/2015 09:07 PM MDT - I hate flying. It feels like far too long of a period of time squashed into seats with not enough leg room while sitting next to some of the smelliest and loudest snoring people. Full Story

    Red Rocks Preview
    04/08/2015 09:22 PM MDT - Red Rocks concert season is just about ready to go into full swing, and I could not be more excited, and yet, terrified. Full Story

    The Scene: Which Direction?
    04/01/2015 06:02 PM MDT - April showers bring May flowers, and we have been prepared for what's to come by the flood of One Direction fans' tears. Full Story

    The Scene: Three headliners predictions for Riot Fest 2015
    03/25/2015 09:12 PM MDT - I'm not one for making fake Coachella posters theorizing the lineup before it's released, but I do like to take my guesses. Full Story

    The Scene: Dude, where's my song?
    03/18/2015 09:30 PM MDT - If you haven't had the time on your hands to pay attention to the legal side of music lately, let me give you an update on the happenings. This year brings two major cases: Tom Petty claiming Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" is an infringement "Won't Back Down" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" was allegedly poached from Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give it Up."  Full Story

    The Scene: Getting Blink back to Blink-182
    03/11/2015 09:31 PM MDT - It sounds like Tom DeLonge is finally getting into his spaceship and taking off from the Blink-182 crowd for good. Full Story

    The Scene: Mumford & Sons is finally back
    03/05/2015 03:23 PM MST - At last, Mumford & Sons is back to make more things that loyal Starbucks customers like. But it sounds like they may be coming back to do something that may or may not please loyal fans. Full Story

    The Scene: Wait, Lady Gaga can really sing?
    03/05/2015 03:21 PM MST - The award for most shocking moment of the Oscars goes to Lady Gaga. Full Story

    The Scene: Insanity on repeat
    02/18/2015 09:34 PM MST - Granted, the snowy Monday may have caused my insanity, but during my commute to work I frantically scanned different radio stations in search of something new that I hadn't already heard every other day of my drive. It's like there's some sick and twisted dude in an office somewhere interfering with radio waves, causing stations to rotate the same five songs - just to make work commutes that much worse.  Full Story

    The Scene: Imma let you finish, but...
    02/11/2015 09:40 PM MST - This year's Grammys left me thinking. Beck and Taylor Swift should collaborate. I primarily watch the Grammys because of people like Kanye West. Full Story

    Dennis column: The world needs more dancing sharks
    02/04/2015 09:45 PM MST - I was impressed with this year's Super Bowl halftime show. As a die-hard Bronco fan, I had little interest in watching the actual game, so I was hoping that the halftime show would be spectacular. Full Story

    Caleb Dennis: 'The Scene'
    01/27/2015 05:06 PM MST - Caleb Dennis has been writing "The Scene" for the Colorado Daily for several months now and we've learned these three things about him: - He plays guitar - He's not a fan of electronic music - He can't stand Chad Kroeger. Full Story

    Dennis column: One Warped lineup
    01/21/2015 09:33 PM MST - This week I turned 24, which really isn't even that old. In fact, my car-insurance rate still sucks hardcore and I still get called a baby just about every time I go to the liquor store by the clerk. Full Story

    Music: 'The Scene'
    01/21/2015 02:12 AM MST - Caleb Dennis has been writing "The Scene" for the Colorado Daily for several months now and we've learned these three things about him: • He plays guitar • He's not a fan of electronic music • He can't stand Chad Kroeger. Full Story

    The Scene: Dennis' top five albums of 2014
    01/14/2015 09:27 PM MST - I just completed my 2014 "Year in Music" on Spotify, and here's what I learned: I listened to more than 25,000 hours (about 18 days) of music, I listened the most on Thursdays and I listened to an alarming amount of Ke$ha. Full Story

    The Scene: Colorado bands on the verge
    01/10/2015 08:35 PM MST - Colorado's booming music scene is full of artists stepping out in the national spotlight — and in some cases, the international stage. Full Story

    The Scene: Bringing the band back
    12/10/2014 09:26 PM MST - Acceptance is the story of a project far too short lived. In 2005, the band was emerging and slowly gaining popularity. The sole album Phantom never wound up on the Billboard Charts and the band only embarked on a few tours before dying out.  Full Story

    Dennis column: November music slide
    12/03/2014 09:44 PM MST - I don't know if it is because of the holidays, but November was just flat out not good for music. Though the pickings were scarce, there were a few good ones. Full Story

    Dennis column: Albums turning 10
    12/01/2014 06:57 PM MST - Lately, quite a few of my favorite bands have been embarking on 10-year anniversary album tours. About 10 years ago, pop punk was still dominating music. Full Story

    Dennis: Give in to Spotify
    12/01/2014 06:57 PM MST - Last week Taylor Swift did something edgy. The singer pulled her newest album 1989 from streaming service Spotify, along with her entire catalogue of "music. Full Story

    DENNIS: The perfect album
    12/03/2014 03:27 PM MST - A couple of days ago, I was driving in the morning to work and heard Brett Saunders, a local radio DJ on KBCO talking about how the Talking Heads album Remain in Light was probably one of the best of all time. Full Story

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    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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    Second Story Garage: Bandits

    Boulder is pretty good at producing rock bands, and by "rock," we mean the in-your-face, guitar-heavy, leather-clad variety — you know, the good kind. For a prime example, look no farther than BANDITS. Full Story

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