This band is not quite local, but they are honorary residents with their frequent visits to Telluride, Pueblo, Grand Junction and Denver. They have gained a fairly large following in Colorado within the country scene. The album is all very upbeat and uplifting, sounding similar to something closer to the genre of pop-country rather than bluegrass or raw country. They blend pop and country with a little Spanish flair in some songs. Each track is very easy to listen to and simple to sing along with. Although each song is so easy to listen to, the similar sound does get a little repetitive. However, the album is all very positive and uplifting, and very easy to dance to.
By Amy Schakel 3 1/2 stars Slow to begin is the new album by collective rock group Ghost in the Machine called Above Suspicion. The first track, “Titans” has really heavy rock guitar riffs and a breathy voice and simple, repetitive lyrics. It sounds pieced together like they all want to rock but haven’t quite gotten used to what they’re doing. Once you get into it though their music really […]
by CHARLIE ANDERSON 4 stars out of 5 It seems as though the name Aspen Hourglass has been appearing frequently these last few months. From radio stations, newspapers and concert posters, Fort Collins hasn’t been able to get enough of these guys. And it’s with good reason. The locally-based trio has displayed an unmatched charismatic energy not only on the stage, but in the studio as well. Their latest project, […]
by GREGG ADAMS 3.5 stars out of 5 Hip-Hop is somewhat of a poor stepchild in the jam band dominated world of the Northern Colorado music scene and very few local artists are willing to carry that torch. Courier is one of the bright new faces who may change that imbalance. With his latest release, Inspired, this young rapper has recaptured what hip-hop initially embraced – scathing social commentary, combined with […]