Music

Black Lives Rap Fest at Blue Lamp • Dec. 30, 2017

Sure, you may be thinking of Dec. 30 as a day of rest before you party balls on New Year’s Eve. However, resistance never takes a day off, and neither should you! Head down to Blue Lamp on NYEE for an awesome hip-hop show that just happens to be for…

Better Together • Brandi Carlile on Brandi Carlile, Among Others

For most of us, our names are something personal, something representative of our identities. For musicians, names can mean a whole different thing. A name can suddenly become a team, or at the very least, a co-writer; Bernie Taupin and Elton John both serving as Elton John, for instance. Such…

Making a Racquet • Tennis Serves Up Aces with Their Own Label, New EP

When it comes to performing live or working under deadlines, many musicians know that anxiety and panic attacks are occupational hazards. For Alaina Moore of the Denver pop band Tennis, her anxieties came, aptly, while she was writing a song about anxiety. The track in question, “I Miss That Feeling,”…