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Seasoned coach, athlete chosen to lead

Seasoned coach, athlete chosen to lead

Amidst the bustle of the offseason, the Metropolitan State Women’s Soccer program has landed a new head coach. Tracy Chao began her duties on March 6. Following the departure of former nine-year head coach Adrianne Pietz, Athletic Director Anthony Grant named Chao the head coach of the program in late February 2017. The challenge of […]

New Music Alert: Siva

New Music Alert: Siva

The song, “Love Extinction” is actually apart of a compilation from students of DIME ONLINE. All the students, Siva including at DIME ONLINE had the awesome opportunity to achieve the highest standards in all aspects of their performance, songwriting or music entrepreneurship. The song sounds amazing! When I first heard it, it almost sounded like it belonged […]

Elyria-Swansea and the voices behind I-70’s expansion

Elyria-Swansea and the voices behind I-70’s expansion

On a typical weekend, kids and dogs rule the streets of Elyria-Swansea. Swansea Park comes alive with laughter, a rubber basketball’s slapping blacktop, bicycle tires’ scratching gravel and the occasional yelling and uproar over an elementary school-age fistfight. In the 23-mile stretch across this neighborhood of northeast Denver, yards are a patchwork of varying maintenance. […]

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 […]

Most notable albums of 2011: Bad as Me

Tom Waits’ last album of all new material was Real Gone released in 2004. That’s seven years ago. Luckily, this year’s Bad As Me was well worth the wait. Waits is in rare form from the opening horn ’n‘ banjo stomper “Chicago,” and from there Bad as Me becomes a speeding freight train of an […]

Most notable albums of 2011: Mylo Xyloto

For true Coldplay fans, Mylo Xyloto is a change of pace. The band is moving away from its original sound of four alt-rock Brits pouring their hearts into their music. It’s getting harder to hear the band that put out Parachutes and A Rush of Blood to the Head. With Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay has officially […]