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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BOTB: Squid Kids

January 11, 2013

The Squid Kids have been around the block a few times when it comes to playing shows in Greeley. Moving up a spot from fourth to third from last year’s Battle of the Bands, these Greeley natives continue to elevate themselves musically with each show.

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BOTB: Grits & Gravy

January 9, 2013

Grits & Gravy stand apart from other hip-hop acts. The duo of Neal Titus, providing the instrumentals, and Marcus Steward, aka GiovanniRaps, on vocals, are both classically trained musicians and bring a unique perspective to the rap scene. What has typically been a street-driven and trained art form has grown to the tipping point, becoming an art that can be studied and composed academically.

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