Video Premiere: Nuancer – Scratch That Itch

August 16, 2019

As exciting as an en masse display of Denver pop-cluster connectivity promises to be at Nuancer’s August 30 at The Hi-Dive, indie musical mastermind Daniel DiMarchi shines as a leader producing in the box. His solo project Nuancer (which is really anything but) premieres the video for “Scratch That Itch” today on

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Album Review: Tyto Alba – Sucker

April 29, 2019

A newfound polish and poise comes to Denver dream pop / shoegaze indie rockers Tyto Alba with their forthcoming record Sucker, out May 4. Melanie Steinway’s yelp of “we gotta bring this sucker down” peeks out amidst rich, swirling builds like something off The Cure’s “Disintegration.”

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Album Review: Anthony Ruptak – A Place That Never Changes

December 5, 2018

In a musical era defined by digital austerity, A Place That Never Changes is a powerful ode to maximalism, a carefully layered production of towering melodies and micro-cacophonies that cede just the right amount of space for Ruptak’s searing lyrical attack. It captures 2018 America’s prevailing feelings of confusion, anxiety and dread.

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Making Breakfast With Twin Peaks

June 8, 2015

If there is one thing you can say about the music industry it’s there are a lot of people really working their asses off. From the countless promoters, managers, photographers, press outlets, sound guys, door guys, bartenders, and not to mention all the artists putting everything out there every night just to scrape out a living, everything is a grind to have a seat at the table. But then there are those people who walk in, step on stage and are just so talented that everything fits perfectly together before our eyes.

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Lady Lamb the Beekeeper Talks About Life on the Road and Recording Her First LP

June 20, 2013

Aly Spaltro, 23, or better known to her fans as Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, began making music in secret. She produced several basic recordings in the basement of the DVD rental store she worked at in Brunswick, Maine, with no intention of showing them the light of day. But thanks to the encouragement of her boss at the time, she found the courage to do a few local gigs. Having since spawned into several national and international tours, as well as the release of her first full length LP entitled Ripley Pine on Ba Da Bing Records, her “secret” has found a home in the hearts and minds of music fans everywhere.

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