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Wilco: 22 May 2012 - Morrison, CO

Despite some early sound problems, Wilco rocked.


Mickey Hart Band: Mysterium Tremendum

Hart is no slouch on the drums -- or as a musician -- but he could use a little more help in the songwriting department.


Regina Spektor: What We Saw From the Cheap Seats

Her latest release highlights both her quirkiness and adept nature to do what she does best: make beautiful music.




Sire Records


Show Me Something That’s Built to Last: A Brief and Biased Retrospective on the Grateful Dead

With the release of All The Years Combine, the Grateful Dead prove their historical importance once again - this time through the magical art of video.


Feist and Bon Iver: 31 May 2012 - Morrison, CO

Though it wasn’t the first Red Rocks show of the summer for everybody, it was certainly a great way to kick it off for most – a bill featuring both Feist and Bon Iver in a single night at one of the most beautiful venues in the country.


Slash: Apocalyptic Love

The guitarist's second solo album is, not surprisingly, exactly what you'd expect. And exactly what you asked for.


Dik Hayd International


Wes Montgomery: Echoes of Indiana Avenue

Other than a crackling record on a turntable, there is perhaps nothing more satisfying to a jazz aficionado than the release of never-before-heard material from a great player.


Steep Canyon Rangers: Nobody Knows You

With their latest record, the Steep Canyon Rangers have given their listeners yet another reason to keep listening.


Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros: 20 March 2012 - Boulder, CO

There is not much in the world of music that compares to a performance of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros. In fact, there may be nothing in the world, period.


Alabama Shakes: Boys & Girls

More than just a debut album, this is an introduction to a band you thought you knew for years, but are just fortunate enough to meet now.


White Rabbits: 19 March 2012 - Denver, CO

The Rabbits managed to hypnotize its audience to some extent, but their obscured beat may have prevented the audience from really engaging in the music.


Various Artists: The Inbetweeners Movie (Soundtrack)

The soundtrack plays like one long party, with a couple of tender moments sprinkled in here and there for a little, shall we call it, diversity.


Radiohead: 13 March 2012 - Broomfield, CO

There were moments of brilliance throughout, and then there were moments that helped you realize, oh yeah, they are human. But nevertheless, when Thom Yorke dies he will lead the chorus in the choir of Heaven or Hell, whichever he chooses.


The Head and the Heart: iTunes Session

Though there are minor differences between the takes on the iTunes Session and the original album, they are minor. But nevertheless, it still proves the Head and the Heart a venerable group.


Air: Le Voyage Dans La Lune

Nearly 20 years into the French duo’s career, Le Voyage Dans la Lune is yet even more proof of Air’s relevance in the evolution of modern music.


Soulive: 19 February 2012 - Boulder, CO

Though attendance was low, enthusiasm was not.


Phenomenal Handclap Band: Form & Control

A sophomore effort that proves PHB is capable of more and has higher aspirations – but still leaves the door open for the group to move in different directions.


Ryan Adams: 04 February 2012 - Denver, CO

Even one man, alone on stage with his instrument, can entertain a full evening.

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