Post 303 Radio

 

Yes. That’s right. For the fans, the listeners of the beloved and sadly deceased Indie 101.5 radio station, Whip, the former music director and DJ of 101.5, along with Tyler Jacobson, Lipgloss co-founder and co-operator of Danger Radio/YourMusicIsAwful, have assembled a band of DJ hooligans to reignite indie radio in Denver, Colorado, and beyond.

 It’s the end of September already and the beginning of fall. Many of us are wondering, “What happened to the summer?” Right in time for this amazement with the speed of time comes a new release from Denver’s A Shoreline Dream, Losing Them All To This Time.

Flashlights – A Bit Hidden But Not For Long – The UMS Artist

Talking with the duo that makes up FlashlightsEthan Converse and Sam Martin – we were huddled down at the Hi-Dive's “green room” chatting about this freshman outfit in Denver before their opening gig for ManCub, another duo who is breaking ground in Denver’s expanding electro pop and dance playground.

Male Bonding gives us a peek into the new album, Endless Now, with a free download of the first single, “Bones,” along with a glimpse of the band’s recording session via video and a bevy of tour dates that will take them ‘round the world and back to London.

This just in: Portishead teased American fans with a one-off appearance at Coachella after the release of Third in 2008. Finally, the band is returning to these United States for select dates on the east and west coast before playing the final show of the tour in Denver on October 27.


Black Lips have just released the first single, “Modern Art,” from the band’s new album Arabia Mountain, for a free download.

The Strokes - Under Cover of Darkness

There has been a flurry of internet activity to The Strokes website since the band began offering a free download of the first single, “Under Cover of Darkness” a few hours ago.

22 Oct 2010
 

I was in San Francisco, hanging out with friends on a cloudy Sunday when I got the news: Michael Larsen, known as Eyedea, songwriter, MC and the other half of Eyedea & Abilities, had passed away. I never knew Michael personally, having only had the one interview with him ealier in the year, but it hit me like a ton of bricks. Like one of my friends had died. I immediately contacted another friend of mine Jef Hoskins, who is as much of a fan as I am, and his phone was blowing up. We were stunned.

It was a 3OH!3 show at the Fox Theatre in Boulder two years ago when Kamtin Mohager stood alone on the stage with an iPod and his bass guitar as The Chain Gang of 1974. In 2010, things are quite different for the songwriter. Kamtin’s lone line up has grown from two, to three, to four people on stage and a ton more instruments in the mix. The new album, White Guts (Golden Gold) released in April of this year, has not only opened new doors, but the right ones. It has in his words, "Changed my life."



Just last week my friend Jennifer sent me a link from the Afghan Whigs’ Facebook photo gallery, showing Greg Dulli from the early days of his pinnacle band. The picture was sweet and childlike, showing Dulli and photographer Johnny Riggs in a comedic, marital embrace.
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