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Hoziers Unreal Unearth takes concept albums to new levels

Hozier’s ‘Unreal Unearth’ takes concept albums to new levels

Hailee Stegall, Staff Reporter September 6, 2023

There are many things that come to mind when thinking of Andrew Hozier-Byrne, the Irish folk musician known best by the general public for his 2013 song “Take Me to Church,” a metaphorical comparison...

Intro to new wave: 5 bands to start with

Intro to new wave: 5 bands to start with

Christian Arndt, Life and Culture Director August 22, 2023

New wave as a genre was very exciting and innovative when it first came into the mainstream. Bands during the late '70s and early '80s were blending punk-style music — for example, lyrics and exciting...

Speak Now (Taylors Version) is a reflective, sparkling album filled with nostalgia

‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’ is a reflective, sparkling album filled with nostalgia

Allie Seibel, Editor in Chief July 9, 2023

Taylor Swift released her album "Speak Now" in 2010, when the globally beloved singer was 21 years old. She has said in various interviews and messages to fans that "Speak Now" is the album she is the...

The audience dances as World Domination performs on May 19 at Denver Community Church. Proceeds were donated to Western States Cancer Research and LuvFromLily.

World Domination raises money for cancer research, food security

Daryn Whitmoyer, Staff Reporter June 13, 2023

Music filled Denver Community Church on Friday, May 19 as a 17-person band raised money for cancer research and food security. Bailey Thomas, a Kent Denver School senior, spearheaded the charity concert...

Intro to Shoegaze: 5 bands to start with

Intro to Shoegaze: 5 bands to start with

Christian Arndt, Staff Reporter June 9, 2023

Need some excellent melodies with beautiful vocals? Shoegaze is your one-stop shop.  Shoegaze is a variation of rock music that combines loud, distorted guitars and instruments with nice soothing vocals....

Haley Heynderickx smiles at bandmate Matthew Holmes during a sold-out show at The Armory in Fort Collins April 27.

Haley Heynderickx mesmerizes sold-out crowd with intimate concert

Dylan Tusinski , Staff Reporter May 3, 2023
Heynderickx's presence on stage was as calm, witty, introspective and contemplative as her music, which quickly enamored the capacity crowd at The Armory.
Intro to alt rock: 5 bands to start with

Intro to alt rock: 5 bands to start with

Christian Arndt, Staff Reporter April 18, 2023

Alternative rock is a fairly simple concept to grasp. It is a form of music that uses the basis of traditional rock song structures while alternating between genres and experimenting with different sounds....

Melanie Martinez Portals album analysis, review

Melanie Martinez ‘Portals’ album analysis, review

Bella Eckburg, Opinion Director April 13, 2023
Melanie Martinez's third album "Portals" completes the Crybaby trilogy and explores the liminal space between life and death through macabre imagery. It debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts, a huge accomplishment for a concept album.
Weston Estate thanks their audience after their concert for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American & Southwest Asian and North African Heritage Month hosted by the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center in the Lory Student Center Theatre April 4.

‘Music and movement’ central to APIDA & SWANA Heritage Month show

DJ Vicente, Staff Reporter April 13, 2023

Inside the Lory Student Center Theatre, the dark room is illuminated by blue and purple light as five people walk onto the stage, greeted by cheers from the crowd. The five people in question make up...

Introducción al punk rock: 5 bandas para empezar

Introducción al punk rock: 5 bandas para empezar

Christian Arndt and Imelda Barrios April 11, 2023

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traducción de Imelda Barrios ¿Quieres entrar en un nuevo género de música? Intenta el punk rock. El género...

Intro to punk rock: 5 bands to start with

Intro to punk rock: 5 bands to start with

Christian Arndt, Staff Reporter March 21, 2023

Editor’s Note: Read the Spanish version of this article here. Want to get into a new genre of music? Try out punk rock. The genre is deeply rooted in individuality, social commentary and self-expression....

Josiah Martinez of Denver-based band Immigrants Child speaks about the state of the Colorado music scene during an interview on KCSU Radio in the Lory Student Center March 5. I think there is just a huge sentiment for a lot of people wanting the Denver music scene, or the Colorado music scene in general, to expand from where it is, Martinez said. I do think were on that cusp of it potentially getting to that next level, but it is just a lot of DIY stuff. It is being propped up by a lot of grassroots-type organizations.

Local band Immigrant’s Child combines music with heritage

Christian Arndt, Staff Reporter March 9, 2023

The band Immigrant’s Child has garnered a dedicated fanbase thanks to their blend of indie music, heritage-inspired lyrics and storytelling.  The band visited the KCSU radio station March 5 to tell...

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