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Music columnAudio File: Juicy moods

A few quality joints to fire up, plus some real TAUK
09/03/2015 08:52 PM MDT
Electronic lovers: Don't miss Jai Wolf at the 1-up Colfax (717 E Colfax Ave., Denver) Wednesday. Fans of his style of electronic will soak up the pop-friendly bass and beat production, cheery chipmunk-voice sampling and dreamy synth ear-showers like a case of Brawny super-absorbent. 
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Boulder-based GRiZ hopes to funk up electronic music
09/02/2015 05:40 PM MDT - Saxophone-playing musician continues to evolve as he prepares to take Red Rocks stage. Full Story

On-air next: FKA Twigs, Beach House and Destroyer
09/02/2015 09:20 PM MDT - Though London-based FKA twigs' roots are alternative R&B and electronic music, her heavy flourishes in experimental art pop make her the most interesting character in her genre. After her successful debut LP1, twigs dazzled and enchanted indie, electronic and R&B audiences to no end. Her style is dark and mysterious, yet her sensual and piercing vocals makes each track exhilarating and hypnotizing. On her latest album, M3LL155X, we see twigs growing as a songwriter, without compromising experimentalism.  Full Story

Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus
08/31/2015 08:58 AM MDT - Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Full Story

Musicians rediscover power of protest songs
08/30/2015 05:14 PM MDT - There has been a recent upswing in protest music, says Rhiannon Giddens. "I think what's happening is corresponding with the heightened awareness of the social injustices in the country." Full Story

Beware counterfeit Taylor Swift Denver concert tickets
08/31/2015 01:10 PM MDT - Planning to go to Taylor Swift's concert at the Pepsi Center on Sept. 5 or 6? Full Story

Audio File: CU grad's little amp making big sound
08/27/2015 07:51 PM MDT - Denver may home to the annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (Oct. 2-4 at the Denver Tech Center Marriott), but more than a few of the high-dollar devices you'll see there are designed and made here in Boulder County. Over time I hope to shed light on all of these local high-end audio companies. Today we're starting with Boulder's own PS Audio, located on Sterling Drive in Boulder, next to Coupe Studios. Full Story

New music: Most-anticipated 2015 fall albums
08/27/2015 05:15 PM MDT - Each fall, a slew of new albums are announced that excite, frustrate and tantalize music lovers to no end. Though some of the year's big albums have already been released - like Death Grips' The Powers That B and Tame Impala's Currents - there are still tons of new records to look forward to. Release dates for LPs by Grimes, Kanye West and Frank Ocean have not been announced yet, but here are some of the most-anticipated albums this fall.  Full Story

Most-anticipated 2015 fall concerts in Colorado
08/27/2015 05:26 PM MDT - Every fall, classes enter our lives and kill all the free time on weekdays that the wonderful summer brought us. Luckily, this fall there is a slew of shows in the Front Range that are perfect excuses to trade in D2L assignments for cheap beer. Check out these radical shows that are coming up in the Boulder/Denver area this fall. Full Story

Sounding off at home: Bump it in style
08/27/2015 04:59 PM MDT - I take my earbuds out to salute you, sir/madam, for making the excellent decision of living here. These pages and the rest of the Colorado Daily's Welcome Back series are to fill your minds with good thoughts and helpful advice. In that vein, I've got some ideas to help get your trunk bumping ASAP. Read and learn: Full Story

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CU football: Familiar miscues doom Buffs in 28-20 loss to Hawaii

Nightmare start sets tone in opener
Everything about the offseason suggested that the Colorado football team was ready to unveil a new, improved version of itself this fall. Yet, on Thursday night - or Friday morning, depending on your location - the Buffaloes proved that eliminating old habits isn't so easy.  Full Story
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CU football: Familiar miscues doom Buffs in 28-20 loss to Hawaii

Nightmare start sets tone in opener
Everything about the offseason suggested that the Colorado football team was ready to unveil a new, improved version of itself this fall. Yet, on Thursday night - or Friday morning, depending on your location - the Buffaloes proved that eliminating old habits isn't so easy.  Full Story
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Second Story Garage: Dirty Bourbon River Show

Once the Dirty Bourbon River Show began playing, all you have to do is close your eyes and you can almost feel the breeze off the Mississippi River and smell the crawfish and red beans and rice. Full Story