303 Music is back. Volume 2 of the annual vinyl-only Colorado compilation album comes out on March 3 — 303 Day 2019.

"It's been reported that videos have been posted of parents blindfolding their toddlers and watching them walk into walls or drive their toy cars just to inevitably crash."

"But then again, isn't most modern entertainment brain-melting? And is that what Black Mirror is trying to prove once again with its new interactive feature-length film on Netflix, "Bandersnatch?

"Sivan has accomplished what many other LGBTQ pop stars have failed to — he’s broken into the mainstream without having to subside his queer qualities."

REVIEW - TROYE SIVAN REMINDED US IT'S OKAY TO BE GAY
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"Roma will leave you breathless for days, encapsulated in its neo-realism beauty. Directed, written and shot by Alfonso Cuarón (Children of Men, Gravity) in stark black and white, it’s his “love letter” to the women who raised him."

THE BEST FILMS WE SAW AT DENVER FILM FESTIVAL
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"The weekend was a terrifying one, and relentless at that, with passholders bouncing from one haunting screening or event to the next, eventually leaving us, well, horrified."

"Robert Muratore is a creative through and through, working in many facets of documentary filmmaking — scary and not — and creating stunningly creepy photography. The award-winning man has been working with film for over 20 years, in directing, cinematography, production and more."

Q&A - HELLO DENVER, MY NAME IS ROBERT MURATORE
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"Lorde doesn’t mold herself into what most consider mainstream pop — glamour, ballads, scripted inspirational speeches, sexy dance moves, etc. Rather than striving for idealism like other pop stars, she cradles imperfection."

REVIEW - LORDE EMBRACED BOTH HER STRENGHTS AND WEAKNESSES
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"Over the course of three days Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine and many more musicians are performing. When you throw craft cocktails, beer, art and South Park, into the mix, you have Grandoozy."

HERE'S A FIRST LOOK AT DENVER'S GRANDOOZY
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"Over the course of three days Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine and many more musicians are performing. When you throw craft cocktails, beer, art and South Park, into the mix, you have Grandoozy."

HERE'S A FIRST LOOK AT DENVER'S GRANDOOZY
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"The Gaga we all know as a risk-taker, trendsetter and even fashion icon was a rare sight at the Pepsi Center last night. Edgy costumes like her meat dress or bubble dress were replaced with cowboy hats and boots."

REVIEW - WHILE JOANNE DELIVERED, LADY GAGA FAILED TO KEEP UP
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"I broke my finger on stage in Denver. I had never broken a bone at that point. And I always told people, “I will never break a bone.”"

- Johnson

Q&A - MATT JOHNSON OF MATT & KIM TALKS DENVER HISTORY
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"303 Magazine stood in lines, sat in the front row, and saw up to six movies a day, seeing nearly 60 films, in order to present the best movies we saw at the festival."

"After recording music and touring as a band for over a decade, the decision came as a shock to many, whether they’ve known Paper Bird for a majority of the ride or to new fans converted from the band’s most recent album produced by John Oates."

HERE'S WHY DENVER BAND PAPER BIRD ARE BREAKING UP
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"Last night, Muse took over Red Rocks Amphitheatre — exactly 10 years to the day since their last show at the historic venue."

REVIEW - MUSE PROVED THEY'RE STILL COOL AS FUCK
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"While at Telluride Horror Show one can wake up early and check out one of the mountain town’s breath-taking hikes, eat some damn good food (see: Brown Dog Pizza) and visit the venues that the town has to offer. "

REVIEW - TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW WAS A HALLOWEEN DREAM
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"Filmed only on an iPhone, the video is raw and black-and-white but filled with heart and soul provided by an all-black female choir."

"It’s been quite a year for women. From the #MeToo movement to the return of the Women’s March down to that goddamn amazing Beyoncé performance at Coachella, the tides are turning."

"Though grim, the festival was worth attending – informative, well-organized and of course, it featured some incredible films from around the world."

"Beck is back. After winning a Grammy for Morning Phase in 2015, he’s since released single “Wow” from his highly anticipated new album."

WE TALKED TO BECK ABOUT KICKING OFF HIS TOUR IN TELLURIDE
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"The business of re-selling tickets has become an estimated $8 billion industry and only continues to grow as your chances of getting tickets to your favorite shows shrink."

WHY CAN'T ANYONE GET TICKETS TO BIG CONCERTS?
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"This year, fans will be greeted with a more hip-hop influenced and heavier produced LP than what we’ve seen from Portugal in the previous years."

"DeLong has become a huge supporter of local venues, unable to internalize his irrefutable love for live music."

Q&A - ROBERT DELONG ON HIS NEW ALBUM AND MOVE TO DENVER
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"The duo has opened Red Rocks for Avett Brothers as well as Nathaniel Rateliff but will return to Denver to headline not one, but two shows at the Ogden Theatre"

Q&A - SHOVELS & ROPE AND THEIR LOVE FOR DENVER
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"Now at only 24 years old, Briggs has already engraved a name for herself in the world of dark-pop through her remarkable vocals and beseeching goth-punk persona."

"It’s been a while since I’ve left a show ears ringing, legs limping and severely dehydrated. But hey – leave it to Sleigh Bells to really bring all of that out of you."

REVIEW - SLEIGH BELLS MADE ME WANT TO DO BAD THINGS
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"In a way, the club merges the old and the new — contributing to a resurgence of popularity in vinyl with modern business ideas and an entirely digital store."

"THE BEST DAMN RECORD CLUB" IS RIGHT HERE IN COLORADO
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"Record Store Day began in 2007 which means 2017 marks its 10th Anniversary. Just like any other year, RSD will release exclusive printings – some in reprint, some limited-edition and some that have never been printed before."

THE ORIGIN OF RECORD STORE DAY AND THEIR 2017 PLANS
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"Here at 303 Magazine, we managed to see over 30 films, documentaries, shorts and even tried out the virtual reality systems."

THE WINNERS AND HIGHLIGHTS OF DENVER FILM FESTIVAL 2016
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"303 Magazine sat down with the duo backstage at Red Rocks to talk about new album Bleed Gold, Piss Excellence as well as their future plans for Denver."

Q&A - CHERUB TALKS NEW ALBUM AND CREATING A DENVER LEGACY
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"Coming from a deeply religious background, Janeway was groomed to be a preacher until the age of 18, and in a way he’s succeeded in doing so through his incredible music."

Q&A - ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES TALK NEW ALBUM
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"Designed to remain unpopular, or as the band calls it, “success proof,” STRFKR doesn’t seem to care what other people think about them or their music–well, except for their fans of course."

Q&A - STRFKR TALKS A BRIGHT FUTURE
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