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Denver Music Scene: Overslept

The local music scene in Denver can be extremely hit or miss, though there are a few diamonds in the rough. One such band is Overslept. With extremely clever and meaningful lyrics that feel as though they are being absorbed directly by the heart, Overslept is one of the few bands with listeners that cannot […]

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American Authors, Fireworks Bring E-Days to a Close

Ending an event-filled E-Days celebration, the Saturday night concert was a great show. The event included American Authors, Cover Drive, and a fantastic display of pyrotechnics. The concert opened with Cover Drive—a distinctively reggae-hip hop fusion band that has performed with Rihanna and other major label artists as well as reaching commercial success in the […]

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Upcoming Underground Concert in Denver

On Friday, the 25th, at 6:30 pm, Marquis Theater will be hosting an event with amazing music from various artists including Into It. Over It., The World is a Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die, The Sidekick, and Pinegrove. In an attempt to draw the Mines community into the real world, […]

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Armando Lopez Quartet Brings Jazz to the Library

The library is a place of quiet study and map perusal, where stressed Mines students tap out LAIS essays and struggle through SolidWorks homework. However, every other Friday artistic talents from campus and beyond put on free shows from noon to one. Friday the 11th, just before spring break, offered the syncopated beats of a […]

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The 2016 Grammy Awards

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards were filled with excitement, jealousy and disappointment. Most of all they were filled with technical difficulties. Monday, February 15th saw countless stars waiting anxiously to hear if they won a Grammy. Between announcements, famous acts took the stage to perform. However, many of these performances were a let down to […]

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Electronic Duo Release Their New Album “Caracal”

Brothers and electronic duo Disclosure just released their sophomore effort, Caracal on Sep. 25. This album features collaborations from Lorde, The Weeknd, and Kwabs. Colleague and close friend Sam Smith also makes an appearance on this album. Smith has previously worked with Disclosure on Latch from the Settle album, which was released in 2013. Disclosure […]

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“Til It Happens to You” Addresses Sexual Assault on Campus

The recent release of Lady Gaga’s ‘Til It Happens to You’ is already being heralded as one of the most important music videos of the year. ‘Til It Happens to You’ delves into the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. While Mines has a low reported rate of sexual assault , the prevalence of […]

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Apple releases lineup for festival

The ever popular Apple Music Festival, formerly named the iTunes Music Festival, returns in it’s ninth year to London for ten nights of incredible shows on September 19th. The festival has been renamed to match the summer release of iTunes’ music streaming service, Apple Music. Each show can be streamed live on Apple Music, as […]

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Taylor Swift connects with crowd during record-breaking tour

The Taylor Swift 1989 World Tour came to Denver Sept. 5 and 6 to perform at the Pepsi Center. Both nights were completely sold out a total of 26,000 tickets. Vance Joy performed before Taylor Swift. His short performance was much less showy than Swift’s, but he genuinely looked like he was enjoying himself. When […]

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Mat Kearney’s album highlighted by new style

Before you begin reading this column, a disclaimer: I know nothing about music. That is to say, I know nothing more than the average person about music. My taste is not in any way sophisticated or refined; in fact, just today I saved several One Direction songs to my Spotifiy account. Now, that being said, […]