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Top Ten Albums of 2013

Top Ten Albums of 2013

As 2013 winds to a close, we reflect on another fantastic year of music that has graced our ears and left aural imprints on our souls. Here, in no particular order, are my picks for the top ten albums of 2013: 1) Red Ember: Wakes in Shadow, Lies by Fire Genre: Modern Bluegrass, folk The […]

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: ‘Tis the Season

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: ‘Tis the Season

Tired of the old standard Christmas carols? Come in from the cold, relax by the fire, and chilly chill while you rejuvenate your holiday spirit with our kickass collection of mellow cool and occasionally amusing winter tunes. Happy Holidays from Ladybud!

PLAYLIST: Mixmatchin’ T-Day Tunes

PLAYLIST: Mixmatchin’ T-Day Tunes

Relax, take a load off, pause for a moment and reflect on everything you’re thankful for. Breathe in the good, breathe out the bad, inhale, exhale (feel free to inhale a few extra times more if visiting relatives are driving you crazy). And then, check out these funky, family-friendly tunes while you cook, eat, and […]

5 Youtube Cover Songs That Are Better Than the Originals

5 Youtube Cover Songs That Are Better Than the Originals

PHOTO: Anthony Catalano Ever looked for a particular song on youtube and instead found dozens or even hundreds of cover versions? Yes, we agree, some of them undoubtedly suck, but others are true gems. Here are 5 covers of popular songs that we daresay improve on the originals. 1. Lorde’s “Royals” by Megan Davies and […]

SSDP’s AMPLIFY Project Promoting Health & Safety Within Nightlife, Live Music Communities

SSDP’s AMPLIFY Project Promoting Health & Safety Within Nightlife, Live Music Communities

PHOTO (above): Thank Me Next Time Photography The AMPLIFY Project was started over 6 years ago by a dedicated drug policy reformer and socially conscious musician who saw the power of utilizing the live music community as a platform for organizing around social and political change. In the most basic sense, AMPLIFY is a project of […]

PLAYLIST: Autumn All Up In It

PLAYLIST: Autumn All Up In It

PHOTO: Indy Kethdy Ah, Autumn…Leaves are changing, holiday stress is approaching, and yeah, it’s fucking cold. Our remedy? Curl up under your coziest blanket in front of a crackling fire with a glass of Malbec and some sweet indica in a homemade pumpkin pipe, while you listen to these dope-ass tunes.

PLAYLIST: Harvest Trimmer’s Mix

PLAYLIST: Harvest Trimmer’s Mix

by Amanda Bushwacker It’s that time of year, the fruits, vegetables and buds have swollen ripe in the fields, we are all gathering together to prepare the harvest for consumption. These are the best songs to toke and work to, introspective, beautiful and grounding. Cause I’m still in love with you… on this Harvest Moon.

PLAYLIST: Best Of Red Rocks 2013

PLAYLIST: Best Of Red Rocks 2013

Red Rocks Amphitheatre, near Denver, Colorado is the best place on earth to see a live music performance. It’s my favorite place to be during the summer and I’ve seen over 200 shows at this rugged and beautiful paradise. Here’s my Spotify music mix from the best shows this summer.’ Three amazing shows that form […]

PLAYLIST: R.I.P. Jenny Kush

PLAYLIST: R.I.P. Jenny Kush

Photo courtesy of the Jenny Kush Facebook page RIP Jenny Kush. Activist for a greener world, slain by someone else’s alcohol abuse. Is there a “Heaven of 1000 Ironies”? HELP JENNY’S FOUR CHILDREN by DONATING TO THE FUNDRAZR her loving friends have set up for her HERE. Jenny gave so much to us, let’s give […]