In our multitasking world, music listening is typically done while we’re busy doing other things; driving, working, polishing the silver. Gone are the days of laying on the floor with our big headphones and simply listening to every note, memorizing lyrics, feeling the bridge and chorus. The musical experience performed by Cardiff’s, now Los Angeles, […]
To attend a Palma Violets show is liken to sticking yourself in a large coin-operated clothes dryer along with some random shoes, a few beer cans, some whiskey mixed with a pint of saliva, and pressing ’Start’. It’s quite the ride, and you’ll come out if it disheveled yet blissful and happy (just not Downey […]
[Photos by Kyle Cooper] I first heard of the Welsh band Catfish and the Bottlemen before I’d actually heard their music. It was during the Association of Independent Festivals Congress, a conference where festival organizers from around the UK and Europe gather to discuss all facets of the business.
Watching two of the three members of Augustines, Billy McCarthy and Eric Sanderson, singing their hearts out in the middle of the crowd at Larimer Lounge in Denver, with only their two guitars and lots of smiles from the faces surrounding them, these musicians live and breath their connection with fans. Having seen them a […]
Two years ago, Dominic Maker and Kai Campos of London’s Mount Kimbie were playing a festival in Croatia with frolicking people dancing on a yacht, having released their debut full-length Crooks & Lovers a year earlier. They also had time to play football twice a week while honing the soundscapes of their electronic act.
As most music festivals go, you are naturally drawn to your favorites, bands and acts you’ve seen before and love. Just as important are the treasured music discovery moments, the “I saw them when” moments. At 8pm on a more than balmy Sunday, the last day of the 4-day Underground Music Showcase, Violent Summer filled […]
It’s natural for one of our senses to trigger another, to hear music and instantly have visuals appear within our mind. Sometimes it’s the scene in some imagined film playing out to the notes going through our ears. In the case of Hundred Waters, it’s wild laser light patterns and kaleidoscope colors floating, changing and […]
The first stop on a 22-date tour across the U.S., Nick Waterhouse and The Tarots played the Larimer Lounge with their fellow L.A. musicians, Allah-las. The songs Nick performed for the enthusiastic, dancing crowd were two years in the making, as was this massive tour. Bringing his buds from the Allah-las on to the stage […]