October 17, 2021
About Jonathan Rose
Jonathan Rose studies journalism in Denver. He sometimes writes as Alibi Pierce.

Audible — First Contact

April 8, 2019 Jonathan Rose 0

The best hip hop album of the year could very well be a five-track EP from a five-piece act out of Colorado springs and clocking in at exactly 15 minutes. Whether or not any of

Video Premiere: Tristan Welch — Monday

January 24, 2019 Jonathan Rose 0

In the midst of unprecedented labor chaos created by a feckless government’s shutdown, D.C.-metro soundcrafter Tristan Welch is out with a new video ahead his latest release, 40 Hours, which just happens to be a sonic analysis

Belau — Redefine

March 6, 2018 Jonathan Rose 0

Hungarian downtempo act Belau promotes their sound as “chillwave,” but their latest single is evidence that they’re more than that. The chillwave label brings to mind homogeneous synth-soaked self-loathing sounds by acts like Washed Out,

Video: Cats and Beats Vol. One

January 28, 2018 Jonathan Rose 0

Introducing Cats and Beats–a new, intermittently produced, series of short videos featuring adorable cats doing their cute thing to instrumental hip hop and downtempo electronic beats. The debut production features Dusky, a three-year-old, handsome short hair

VIDEO: Women’s March on Colorado

January 20, 2018 Jonathan Rose 0

150,000 people descended onto downtown Denver today for the second Women’s March on Colorado–a protest against President Donald Trump as he enters his second year in office. We interviewed several participants, including Jena Griswold, the

Video Premiere: DMLLL – Although

January 19, 2018 Jonathan Rose 0

Turkish violinist Damla Bozkurt (aka DMLLL) is out with her debut EP, Short Tales of Winter, today on Verses Records, and we’re pleased to premiere the video for its lead single. Short Tales of Winter is a five-track album

Spirettes — Spirettes EP

December 22, 2017 Jonathan Rose 2

After recording their last album in a barn, Spirettes (formerly Katey Sleeveless) are out with their debut studio album. The trio–Kate Perdoni (guitar), Kellie Palmblad (bass), and Emily Gould (drums)–is yet another great act coming

James Wolf — That

November 1, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

James Wolf is out with his second LP under his given name and on the Verses Records roster. That is a complex, layered, and haunting instrumental composition consisting of three tracks and one instrument: A

Dog In The Snow — Consume Me

October 12, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

Brighton’s Helen Ganya Brown is out with a new single under her Dog In The Snow moniker. Consume Me, the lead track for her debut LP that drops later this month, is a minimalist vocal-driven

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