Sasquatch leaves festive footprint

When the Sasquatch Music Festival started in 2002, one of its strongest selling points was its setting. The Gorge is a beautiful outdoor amphitheater perched on a grassy hill overlooking the Columbia River in the small town of George, Wash. Unlike the harsh, desert-like conditions of Coachella or the hellish, sweaty environment of Bonnaroo — […]

Panal S.A. de C.V.

When the Sasquatch Music Festival started in 2002, one of its strongest selling points was its setting. The Gorge is a beautiful outdoor amphitheater perched on a grassy hill overlooking the Columbia River in the small town of George, Wash. Unlike the harsh, desert-like conditions of Coachella or the hellish, sweaty environment of Bonnaroo — […]

‘Texx’ talks new mixtape tracks

[media-credit id=23 align=”alignnone” width=”600″][/media-credit] The narrow path to hip-hop greatness can be a winding one. Most often, successful raps originate from the same place: a spiral notebook. That’s where Mike “Texx” Gallegos penned his first rhymes while killing time during his school days. I’m So Colorado is the newest offering from Gallegos and current collaborator, […]

Talib Kweli

[media-credit id=23 align=”alignnone” width=”400″][/media-credit]It is fitting that Talib Kweli will be visiting Auraria Campus to speak about black history. The rapper’s first name is Arabic for “student” or “seeker,” and on April 13, Kweli will present many students with plenty of knowledge. The Brooklyn-born Kweli formed his most notable project Black Star, with rapper and […]

The Maykit keeps moving forward

Max Winne got his start strumming an acoustic guitar in Aurora, Colo. Over time, he honed his craft. Now, he’s a full-time singer-songwriter. Winne’s live performances in his project, The Maykit, are strippeddown, revealing versions of his lush studio recordings. Recently, Winne wrapped up a two-week, five-state tour in support of his most recent full-length, […]

Hustle and Drone talk about new project

On April 3, The Metropolitan spoke with Ryan Neighbors, the former keyboardist for Portugal the Man, about his new electronica-based project, Hustle and Drone. Check out what Neighbors had to say about the new duo’s recording process and their next move.  WR: Where were your three free Bandcamp songs recorded? RN: We recorded those songs […]

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