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There aren't many farmers left in the country, let alone bluegrass musicians who are actually farmers. But Bradford Lee Folk has always been the real deal.   Full Story
 
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This week it seems as if every great band is announcing new albums! How exciting! Just recently, indie-rock legends Built to Spill announced their new album with a blistering single to hold us over.   Full Story
 
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Boulder is a breeding ground for electronic music infused with live instruments, and SunSquabi is the style's latest success story. It's looking to be a breakout year for the band, which announced this week it will play Red Rocks in September, in support of GRiZ.   Full Story
 
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Almost six years since the last installment, Mystic Bummer, a fantastic DIY electronic artist out of Denver, gathered 32 of Denver's greatest experimental artists and released the most massive local compilation in recent history: Wet Pizza V (Wet It Be).   Full Story
 
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
 
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Electronic-based duo makes its first trip to Boulder — and sells out three shows.   Full Story
 
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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
 
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For Eddie Van Halen, making music is all about having good ears and a talent for experimenting with guitars and amps to create just the right sound.   Full Story
 
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This is Jeff Austin's break from Yonder Mountain String Band. After a successful run as frontman for the Nederland four-piece jamgrass group, Austin is stepping out this month with the release of a new solo album, The Simple Truth.   Full Story
 
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Borgore ruined dubstep. This is the popular refrain of his critics. Ruined is a strong statement, but there is no doubt Asaf Borger (better known by his stage name Borgore) changed dubstep forever. His offensive sent shockwaves through the electronic community, but it was his ability to push the boundaries of the genre that garnered more attention.   Full Story
 
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Spoiler Beck shockingly won the Grammy album of the year. The televised show featured 23 performances -- compared to just nine awards handed out, with most trophies handed out earlier.   Full Story
 
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St. Paul & The Broken Bones fit all the stereotypes of a classic soul band. But it's not that simple. In the band's mind, they're trying to "make music with emotion."   Full Story
 
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
 
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After handful of split EPs and 7s, Melbourne-based band Twerps signed to Merge - one of the biggest indie record labels on planet earth. Even though the band has a gritty aesthetic and a DIY tinge, their sound is light and palatable.   Full Story
 
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If music ever stops working out for Danielle Ate the Sandwich, the Fort Collins band could easily have a second career in comedy. But music is working for this band, which is fine-tuned to interpret frontwoman Danielle Anderson's touching, penetrating songwriting.   Full Story
 
Wow, it's January and I am sweating when I walk to class. I thought this wasn't supposed to happen until May.   Full Story
 
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AEG Live Rocky Mountains is bringing the power of its Denver-based management team to bear in the Pacific Northwest, hoping to dominate live-music promotion in Seattle and Portland, Ore., as it has in Colorado.   Full Story
 
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Radio 1190 is getting a makeover. The independent AM radio station housed in the basement of CU's University Memorial Center is turning down the dirty dorm feel and cranking up its studio space. The main studio has already been renovated, setting the tone for the rest of the project, which is expected to be finished by the start of the fall semester.   Full Story
 
Quentin Young / For the Colorado Daily
We all know about the Fox and Boulder theaters. Most local music fans have caught a show at Red Rocks or the Filmore. But there are a handful of music venues in the area that aren't as widely known, or do things a little different. Here's five of them.   Full Story
 
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Kevin McKeown and Eric Owen are living every kid's dream: playing in a band with a lifelong best friend. Their two-man rock band, Black Pistol Fire, started in 2009, but the story really begins all the way back in kindergarten.   Full Story
 
 

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