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MTHDS or "The Methods" are an alternative rock/hip-hop group based in Denver, Colorado. The band's name is an acronym for their eponymous debut Music That Heightens Different Senses, released in October 2007. The name is also an allusion to the snowboarding trick, the "method," a reference to the band's love of snowboarding and other mountain sports.
MTHDS is a six-member group composed of Johnny Schleper on guitar, Dustin 'Durty' Zentz on drums, Neil Yukimura on percussion, Chris Chipouras on bass, as well as vocalist/emcees Lawrence 'L' Kerr and Nick 'Don Dilly' Dillen.
In their short time together they have opened for The Roots, Ludacris,, Method Man, Redman, Greyboy Allstars, Slightly Stoopid, Chali 2na, Guru, Everlast, 3Oh!3 and have also headlined the Honda Sessions snowboard competition in Vail. They have appeared live on Vail’s TV8 and Plum TV, as well as being featured in interviews by KZYR in Eagle County, NPR and the nationally recognized radio show Basementalism in Boulder.
They will be touring this fall with Chali 2na, of Jurrassic 5. As well as Kinetix.
Air Dubai is a seven-piece hip hop band from Denver, Colorado. The band is composed of vocalists Julian Thomas and Jon Shockness, with Lawrence Grivich (guitar), Michael Ray (keyboards/synth), Taylor Tait (bass), Wesley Watkins (trumpet) and Nick Spreigl (drums). The band is known for their highly energetic live performances and their sound has been characterized as a mixture of R&B, jazz, and alternative rock. The band was voted Westword Magazine's best Hip Hop band in their 2010 & 2011 award showcases