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Wolf Parade attempts to revive indie rock, again

Album cover of Wolf Parade's Thin Mind

Kati Morris

January 27, 2020

On their new album “Thin Mind,” Wolf Parade is as energetic as ever, bearing a comforting dose of nostalgia with a modern perspective.  Wolf Parade isn’t exactly an indie household name, but they have been releasing their brand of post-punk revival music since the early 2000s.  Their 200...

Artist of the Week: Chase Avalos works to refine sound, reach wider audience

Chase Avalos plays for the band Stepdad Passport. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

Grant Schmieding

September 18, 2018

The venue screams close quarters. Purple, teal and pink lights shine across artistic renditions of famous musicians as Chase Avalos makes his way to the stage. Microphone feedback breaks the still air as he plugs in his guitar, breathes in the intimate crowd's energy and begins a song. At the first...

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