2016 is flying by, and as we speed along towards the end of March, it’s time to prep ourselves for summer festivals. The Underground Music Showcase (UMS) kicked fest prep into gear with the announcement of pre-sale tickets for the Denver street festival, which takes place July 28th through July 31st.
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, […]
By now you may think you can’t go on, especially if you’ve attended every day of the Underground Music Showcase (UMS) thus far. But you need to soldier on, ’cause there’s another full day of music and festivities to be had and conquered. So dust off the beers and cocktails from last night, jump in […]
Wow. Fourteen years. Having seen the recent Reverb article on media folks looking back at the history of Denver’s Underground Music Showcase (UMS), I most connected with a quote from my friend Eryc Eyle, who recalled a conversation he had with Andy Guerro from the Flobots, who described UMS as being a lot like SXSW. […]
It’s the first day of Denver’s Underground Music Showcase, so pace yourself. There’s 4 days and 400 bands and 20+ venues. Drink lots of water ’cause you have to work in the morning. You know I’m fucking with you, right? It’s UMS bitch, time to get to some ringing-ears-the-next-day-in-the-AM action. Here are but a few […]
Whew. Day 3. Late-night / early-morning afterparty after a day of heated venues and blasting music, and then waking at 9:00am; the combo just doesn’t mix. Okay caffeine, do your magic. Please. If I don’t recognize you on the street its because I’m sleepwalking. Here are my UMS picks for Saturday, July 23.