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Overlooked: Dwight Twilley

Overlooked: Dwight Twilley

March 9, 2015

Legendary music journalist Lester Bangs once said: "Every great work of art has two faces, one toward it's own time and one toward the future-- toward...

Into the Theater

Into the Theater

February 27, 2015

Into the Woods, the 1987 musical including lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine has been put on by Monarch’s daring thespians. The musical is a g...

The Growing Walls of Musical Taste & How I Escaped

The Growing Walls of Musical Taste & How I Escaped

February 23, 2015

It's human nature to build walls for ourselves. Getting to know yourself is an important part of growing older, but even as aspects of ourselves continue...

Imagine Dragons Unveil Their Second Album

February 19, 2015

Imagine Dragons is back with another Alternative Pop extravaganza, well kinda more like Indie Pop. After their breakout with 2012’s Night Visions, 2015 mar...

Drake Makes a Surprise Return With ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

February 18, 2015

Even if you don't follow Drake, you know his name. At the young age of 23, Drake rode the fame of his Degrassi run and dropped his breakthrough debut LP...

Denver Punk-Rockers The Knew Talk Genre Clashes, Their Roots, and Their Upcoming LP

Denver Punk-Rockers The Knew Talk Genre Clashes, Their Roots, and Their Upcoming LP

February 11, 2015

The Knew are one of Denver's many punk-rock outfits hiding beneath the rafters, but it only takes one live set for the band to transfuse an unprecedented...

Teachers Like Music Too?: Mrs. Cawlfield’s Favorites

February 11, 2015

Despite the fact that many of us assume teachers only teach, grade assignments, and repeat, they're not so different from us students. Hidden beneath t...

The Maine Tease Their Upcoming, Fifth LP ‘American Candy’ with “English Girls”

February 10, 2015

The evolution of The Maine's music from the beginning of their career to now is stellar. With roots in glossy pop-rock that's traced out on the albums...

Incubus Return with “Absolution Calling”

February 10, 2015

Incubus are one of the many bands formed in the early '90s who are rekindling themselves to relevance. The band dropped If Not Now, When? in 2011, en...

Butch Walker Digs Deep Into Sentiment on ‘Afraid of Ghosts’

Butch Walker Digs Deep Into Sentiment on ‘Afraid of Ghosts’

February 1, 2015

For a man who's roots can be traced to hair metal, Afraid of Ghosts is the last album anyone would expect from him. Nonetheless, the result is spellbin...

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