Month: December 2020
Single & Video Review: Modern Leisure – “Rita”
Modern Leisure has, once again, harnessed millennial malaise and channeled it into an achingly beautiful 3-minute track. According to the band, the newest single “Rita” is a thesis statement for the series of singles they have released throughout 2020 on the whole.Continue reading
Album Review: Alright Alright – Crucible
Alright Alright’s new album Crucible is an intimate experience with dreamy orchestration and relatable lyrics, something for which they are already known. But here, that intimacy is closer than before, like the genuine musings of a close friend.Continue reading
The Colorado Sound’s My5 – December 2020
For Once In My Life: John March Remembers Ted Greene.
During the 2013 Colorado Floods, John March broke both of his elbows and then continued trying to make a living as a gigging guitarist despite crippling pain.
“Two weeks later, I was playing at a fundraiser for people whose homes had been destroyed in the floods,” March said.
MusiCares was the first organization to provide financial assistance to March, who is now donating a portion of the proceeds from his new album For Once In My Life to three charities, including MusiCares.
The album is March’s second tribute to his former mentor and jazz guitar legend Ted Greene.
Album Review: Musketeer Gripweed – More Than Ever
Musketeer Gripweed released “More Than Ever” late last month, taking their bluesy Americana sound and infusing it with gospel and soul. Gospel and soul sounds are appropriate for a project that was brought back to life after it was halted by COVID-19.Continue reading
Single Review: Enzi – “Mad Chemistry”
As with all of Enzi’s music, her full-throated vocal performance on “Mad Chemistry” carries the track. She croons through a hooky chorus while calling and responding to a many-layered harmony of her own voice. You get the feeling Enzi is jut getting started.Continue reading
Video Premiere: The Sickly Hecks – “Four Years”
Good music waits for no man, and pandemics make shit times for everyone, so what better time to release a sad-boy pop punk album?! Fort Collins-based The Sickly Hecks are doing just that with the …Continue reading