• Posts Tagged ‘local denver’

    Local Record Review: Clarke Sondermann Makes Films, Not Just Music, With His Laptop

    by  • January 23, 2014 • NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Clarke Sondermann's Record "The Echo Trail"

    “… here’s the last two years of my life, documented and recorded mostly on a laptop,” announces – or opines –  local musician Clarke Sondermann on his Bandcamp page that hosts “The Echo Trail,”  his debut release. It’s a statement that creates a number of possible, but very immediate, reactions – from repulsion to...

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    New Local Threads: Hi-Strung – “Malfunction” Review

    by  • March 17, 2013 • In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 0 Comments

    Hi-Strung are on their way to becoming one of Denver's best, behind Samantha Doom's bass and insight.

    Concept albums often seem to ride a dangerous road – too easy to marginalize of the story doesn’t carry, or if it’s too sentimental. Too easy to ridicule if the story takes over the music. Too easily misunderstood – and therefore run over roughshod by critics. Which is why it’s pretty refreshing to listen...

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    UMS 2012 Has Come & Gone, Denver – Recaps & Photos

    by  • July 24, 2012 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, National, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    underground-music-showcase-july-19-22-2012

    This year’s Denver Post Underground Music Showcase (UMS) may have been the biggest and best yet, and – barring the weight of the tragedy in Aurora that clouded an otherwise perfect opening night – all four days went off without a hitch. As in previous occurrences since the festival relocated to South Broadway, The UMS invaded...

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    Erik Husman: Golden Troubadour to Throw a CD Release Party May 10 – Then: Hiatus

    by  • May 7, 2012 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only • 0 Comments

    Erik Husman at the Walnut Room, Denver, 03-24-11

    Golden’s Erik Husman, along with his then-band The Golden Rule, recorded a full-length album at the Walnut Room on March 24, 2011.  Now, nearly 14 months later and going solo, Husman is ready for the CD release party. It’s set for this Thursday night at Mead Street Station – 3625 W. 32nd Ave in...

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    New Threads You Need Now – Night of Joy, Achille Lauro, Lee Ranaldo, Willis Earl Beal – more!

    by  • March 27, 2012 • Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 15 Comments

    Night of Joy - Hardcore Girls Are A Hoax

    Night of Joy, Achille Lauro, Black Postcards (Local); Lee Ranaldo, Willis Earl Beal, Jeffrey Lewis (not local) Well - This post we’ve got a bucket of sounds, and none too soon (having missed a while - our apologies).... This one features a slew of locals - two from the same label (Hot Congress) and...

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    New DenverThreads: Kissing Party, Erik Husman and the Golden Rule and Mombi bring more to Denver’s sound

    by  • October 23, 2011 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 0 Comments

    Copy Copy Copy

    Kissing Party – Waster’s Wall Kissing Party’s latest record, “Waster’s Wall,” still reflects a little more Belle & Sebastian than it’s probably meant to. And I’m putting that out there right away because of Gregg Dolan’s reported frustration with that comparison. But it’s not mired in the Brit-pop band’s lo-fi jangle. For this record,...

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