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    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    05/22/2015 12:35 PM MDT
    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." 
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    Second Story Garage: EOTO
    10/05/2015 08:21 AM MDT - EOTO takes the idea of electronic music to another level. IIts performances, which feature live instruments as well as computers, are all improvised, start to finish. It's basically an electronic jam band. But you've never heard sounds this danceable, this heavy, this groovy. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: TAUK
    09/04/2015 01:47 PM MDT - When TAUK traveled to Colorado, the band fulfilled a dream by performing at Red Rocks. The New York band achieved another goal on Sept. 4 by releasing a live album, "Headroom." They played three songs off the album in the Garage and also talked about "Headroom."  Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Dirty Bourbon River Show
    08/11/2015 07:17 AM MDT - 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

    Second Story Garage: Plume Varia
    07/31/2015 10:58 AM MDT - It didn't take long for Denver music observers to notice Plume Varia. Husband and wife Shon and Cherie Cobbs formed the band only two years ago, but after about a year they started finding themselves on best-of lists and playing the scene's top venues. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Red Fox Run
    07/27/2015 08:22 AM MDT - The Denver quartet takes the business side of music very seriously, and that professionalism carried through the session, which musically was marked by a passion that seemed impatient for release. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Facing West
    07/17/2015 07:58 AM MDT - Keep your eye on the Powell sisters, Caitlin and Sidney. The two teens from Evergreen write songs and perform together as Facing West, and their prospects are looking up. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: BANDITS
    11/14/2015 04:22 PM MST - 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

    Second Story Garage: Plain White T's play 'Hey There Delilah'
    07/10/2015 08:19 AM MDT - The Plain White T's shot to fame in 2007 with "Hey There Delilah," a two-time Grammy-nominated song that for some bands might have been one of those achievements never to be topped. But the T's in subsequent releases proved capable of consistent hit-making. Songs such as "1, 2, 3, 4" and "Rhythm of Love," like "Delilah," are melodic gems and commercial gold. They're doing more of the same with their latest album, this year's "American Nights." Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Boulder's Eminence Ensemble
    06/29/2015 07:41 AM MDT - The term "prog rock" has been reclaimed by younger musicians who never had to live through the genre's bleak era. Prog rock, at least in its Rocky Mountain form, has evolved to emphasize its rock, funk and jam dimensions. And Eminence Ensemble embodies this progression.  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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