New Strokes Tune – “One Way Trigger”

January 25, 2013

The Strokes released a new single today called “One Way Trigger.” Upon first listen you might ask, “Who in the left-hell is singing?!” It would seem Julian Casablancas is once again attempting to diverge from his usual drunken mumbling and occasional cracked yelping with an interesting falsetto. The sound overall is closer related to Casablancas’ solo album, “Phrazes For The Young,” with more keyboard-sounding guitar riffs. The guitar at some points almost sounds like steel drums on a Nintendo.

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The Clay Center Fundraises for a Wood-Fired Kiln

Greeley’s art community has been growing rapidly over the past few years, guided by a few local art enthusiasts and supported by the large art department at the University of Northern Colorado. Places like The Clay Center of Northern Colorado, located in downtown Greeley, give people interested in learning and becoming a part of an art community a chance to do so without having to get a four-year degree to learn a skill.

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Bloc Party Rocks the Ogden

[slideshow gallery_id=”1″] Bloc Party played a killer show at the Ogden Theater in Denver on Tuesday (January 22nd) to a severely stoned audience. (I’ve never seen and smelled that much cannabis at a concert before. …

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Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

On paper, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” sounds like a typical “coming of age” film: Troubled, insecure Charlie (Logan Lerman of “Percy Jackson & The Olympians”) navigates his first year of high school, becoming friends with a pair of outcasts (Emma Watson and “Californication”’s Ezra Miller,) falling in love and dealing with the terribleness that is being a teenager.

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Review: Pearl Necklace – “Soft Opening”

January 22, 2013

Straight out of the Brooklyn electronic music scene, Bryce Hackford and Frank Lyon make up the band Pearl Necklace. Pearl Necklace immediately draws attention to themselves with the blatant innuendo in their name, along with the title of their first album, “Soft Opening.” These naturally creative Brooklyn boys recently signed with the Norwegian label Smalltown Supersound, and their debut album is set to be released on January 29th.

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