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Goldblush plays at Pinball Jones Campus West, March 12, 2020. (Monty Daniel | The Collegian)

A guide to supporting musicians during the pandemic

Monty Daniel April 8, 2020

While many people around the world are struggling make ends meet due to the current pandemic, musicians have had an especially tough time. With social distancing measures in place, musicians have been...

Singer Cheyanne Duba of the band TARO performs during the sold out show at the Get Launched concert event at Launched indoor skate park in Fort Collins on Mar. 8, 2019. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

6 women musicians bringing femme faces to Fort Collins

Monty Daniel March 30, 2020

As we near the end of Women's History Month, it's important to note the local women who are up-and-coming in the Northern Colorado music scene.  Ranging from a variety of genres and backgrounds, these...

Enrique Sandoval and Luis Prado of the Nova Kicks stand after their interview in the KCSU studio, Feb. 29, 2020. (Monty Daniel | The Collegian)

“The Nova Kicks” discuten los cambios de la formación, la mezcla de géneros

Monty Daniel March 25, 2020

Traducción: Estudiantes del curso Introducción a la Traducción e Interpretación en español de CSU Formar una conexión dentro de una banda es especial. Esa conexión es aún más esencial cuando...

Enrique Sandoval and Luis Prado of the Nova Kicks stand after their interview in the KCSU studio, Feb. 29, 2020. (Monty Daniel | The Collegian)

The Nova Kicks discuss changing lineups, blending genres

Monty Daniel March 10, 2020

Forming a connection within a band is special. That connection is even more vital when you are planning to record an album and play shows together. For Thornton, Colorado, locals The Nova Kicks, members...

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6 songs to launch you into the spring spirit

Monty Daniel March 5, 2020

Leaves become dewy, blossoming flowers tint the air with their sweet perfume and fresh music pops up just in time for spring. With everything being new in the spring, it can be difficult to figure out...

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‘Color theory’ peeks into Soccer Mommy’s gloomy, dark mind

Monty Daniel March 3, 2020

With the success of her 2018 release "Clean," Sophie Allison, better known as her alias Soccer Mommy, is back with the heartbreakingly honest album "color theory." Let's begin with the visuals of this...

A tiny succulent sit on a porch in Fort Collins, Feb. 22, 2020 (Monty Daniel | The Collegian)

4 low-maintenance plants to get you in the mood for spring

Monty Daniel February 26, 2020

Are you looking to grow your plant family or for a way to embrace the hopeful warmer days ahead? Soon, winter snow will melt off, and fresh new plants will pop up. Greenhouses and nurseries get large...

Nick Visocky of local band Yail smiles while drumming at their first show at Pinball Jones Campus West, ending their hiatus, Jan. 23 2020. (Monty Daniel | The Collegian)

Local band Yail ends hiatus, community rejoices

Monty Daniel February 13, 2020

Once in a while, a band comes along and creates bonds between community members so deep that it truly hurts when they disappear. Last August, local band Yail went on hiatus, and the Northern Colorado music...

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Kesha’s ‘High Road’ takes on a roller coaster of emotions

Monty Daniel February 4, 2020

In 2017, Kesha surprised us with her range and depth, but on Jan. 31, 2020, Kesha released her newest album, 'High Road,' and surprised us all in a different way. Kesha has a beautiful voice, but "High...

Patrons bowl as Space Force performs at Chippers Lanes Live on the Lanes, Jan. 30 2019. (Monty Daniel | The Collegian)

Chipper’s Lanes rolls retro with Live on the Lanes

Monty Daniel February 3, 2020

Walking into Chipper's Lanes on a Thursday night, one is greeted by the sight of flashing rainbow lights, spinning disco balls and the sound of a live band performing. This is not the typical scene you...

Jess Cytron, Foster and Transfer Coordinator at Animal House, soon to be Animal Friends Alliance plays with a dog at the shelter. (Monty Daniel | The Collegian)

Animal Friends Alliance to have paw-sitive impact on community

Monty Daniel December 11, 2019

With the emergence of a new decade, two local businesses have a plan to help animals and their owners in a new way. The Fort Collins Cat Rescue and Animal House, specializing in helping cats and dogs,...

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‘The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show’ brings lighthearted wit

Monty Daniel December 10, 2019

Kacey Musgraves is the Christmas queen we may not have put on our wish lists but got anyway. Released on Nov. 29, "The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show" came as a welcomed surprise, unlike the package of...

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