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

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: BRITTANY WERGES

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: ALDEN BONECUTTER

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: AUSTIN VOLDSETH

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: KYLE COOPER

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: PAPER BIRD

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: LADY GAGA ON FACEBOOK

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: KYLE COOPER

"Chromeo — the legendary electro-funk masters from Montreal — are inarguably fueled by their genre. They’re equally as influenced by some of their most notable funk predecessors as they are influential to modern and up-and-coming funk musicians."

REVIEW - IS FUNK ON THE ROCKS REALLY ABOUT FUNK?
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: ALDEN BONECUTTER

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: MEG O'NEILL

"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."

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: KENNETH COLES

"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."

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: CANDACE PETERSON

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: AUSTIN COPE

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: VINYL ME, PLEASE

"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."

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: KYLE COOPER

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: MEG O'NEILL

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: KENNETH COLES

"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
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: STRFKR ON FACEBOOK

"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?
FOR 303 MAGAZINE / PHOTO: 303 MAGAZINE