Cymbals Eat Guitars – Lenses Alien Tour

 The vocal range of Cymbal Eat Guitars’ singer, Joseph D’Agostino, has always reached far and wide, pushing all cylinders to the limit (while earning him the moniker Ferocious) one second, and then flowing effortlessly to a subtle serenade the next. On the band’s 2011 album, Lenses Alien (Barsuk Records), this impressive style continues but with […]

Chromeo – DJ-Kicks

If you want a good indication of what’s in store for the Monolith pre-party on Friday, September 11, you need go no further than the new Chromeo DJ-KiCKS remix album from !K7. Electic and endearing, funky and funtabulous, track one through track 18 is a non-stop groove and party waiting to happen, sans the balloons […]

The Chain Gang of 1974

As the saying goes, if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. This has been the mantra of a Denver musical entity, The Chain Gang of 1974, an electro rock gang-of-one with Kamtin Mohager at the helm. In just 18 months, Kamtin has grown his Gang’s presence from a start-up solo […]

The Presets’ Kim Moyes

photo: Kane Skenner My stupidity convinced me that it would be a good idea to go to a slip-n-slide party and do some heavy drinking the night before I was to interview Kim Moyes from The Presets. But I did wake up at 8am the following morning, ready to receive a phone call from The […]