Wild High gets on track with upcoming album

Wild High gets on track with upcoming album

If the Denver-based rock quartet Wild High was an album, “Side A” might play out something like this: There comes a time in every singer-songwriter’s life when they just need a band. In May 2012, Cody Coffey asked his longtime friend, Pablo Cruz, to play bass with him. Eventually, the duo added on guitarist Clay […]

Moon Magnet Music illuminates publishing industry

Moon Magnet Music illuminates publishing industry

When Reed Fuchs’ longtime friend Matt Tanner moved to Los Angeles in June 2013, he left behind his home studio known as Snozberry. Soon after, Fuchs took over the house and started Moon Magnet, a full service production company centered around the recording space. Recently, Fuchs — along with his roommate Derrick Bozich and business […]

Review: Difference by StaG

On March 13, the Los Angeles-based quartet StaG released its brand new full-length, Difference. Noted in the “about” section of the group’s Bandcamp page, this album is about self-acceptance. Although accepting yourself can be, well, challenging, embracing this 14-track epic is much easier. From the effortless, sequencer-driven opener, “Too Late Now,” to a synth-laden cut […]

“First Kiss” video a viral revenue lifter

In the first season of “Mad Men,” the show’s leading ad man, Don Draper, lays out his worldview for a bunch of Greenwich Village beatniks. “I hate to break it to you,” Draper says, “But there is no big lie. There is no system. The universe is indifferent.” Although there might not be some “big […]

KMet Radio spins new beats

By Ian Gassman Just like a jazz musician playing an improvised jam, a disk jockey must be able to make special things happen in the moment. This is something that longtime house DJ and jazz enthusiast Brett Starr understands. On Feb. 25, the first episode of “Beatscapes” aired on MSU Denver’s student run radio station, […]

Bonus Features: An inside look

By Ian Gassman After shifting from a lo-fi folk quartet complete with clarinet to a folk-pop four-piece with a lead guitarist to a straightforward power trio, Safe Boating is No Accident has a clear knack for reinvention. “I think we’re a band that’s very open to changing things around,” says Leighton Peterson, the frontman of […]

Fire on the Mountain in season all year long

Fire on the Mountain in season all year long

Like turkey at Thanksgiving or burnt hot dogs on the Fourth of July, chicken wings have become synonymous with football season. Every game presents fans, or otherwise, with an ample opportunity to feast, without being judged (an opportunity that no one should ever pass up). Although football season is over and Denver’s Super Bowl dreams […]

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