Album Review: I In Team – Bad Neighbors

June 16, 2022

Knock, knock – It’s Nick Sanville and Dugan’s group I In Team ushering you into your living room, commandeering the nearest bluetooth speaker and showcasing cuts from their freshly minted project Bad Neighbors – a rap album made with intention. Not the intention of doing something on purpose – rather, something done with purpose.

It’s barrel aged and small batch, but without the pomp of a soft launch for some hipster yerba maté bar. It’s meticulously crafted hip-hop refined by a pair of artists who take their music – not themselves – quite seriously.

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Album Review: Companion – Second Day of Spring

June 8, 2022

Fort Collins based identical twin sisters Sophia and Jo Babb, otherwise known as Companion, release their debut folk/americana album Second Day of Spring with vocal harmonies that match as perfectly as their DNA.

They find creative ways to use their voices throughout, processing the trauma of their father taking his own life and their own feelings of isolation. Their unisons are striking, the balance and the carefully constructed harmonies giving the illusion that they are coming from the same person.

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Album Review: Neoma – Hyperreal

June 3, 2022

Denver synth-pop resident Neoma brings her Ecuadorian influences to the Front Range with her new album Hyperreal. Her definitive style brings a welcome slice of musical diversity to Denver’s predominantly americana/rock scene, and her ‘sad-girl’ aesthetic doesn’t stop listeners from wanting to dance-it-up like they’re at the club.

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