Sweet Plectrum: Churchill Cutting Teeth on Airwaves

The evolution of local band Churchill has been anything but typical. Some might say they formed organically, others call it sheer ordained luck. Regardless, one thing is undeniably true - this Denver group is...

Event Horizon: Exitmusic

The first time I heard about Exitmusic, I instantly thought of Radiohead's delectably sad track meant to play over the credits of Romeo + Juliet in 1996. The film, the song, and the context of both evoke a terr...

Taking a Knee with 303: Sage Francis

A true artist might sacrifice everything, from their family to their health, to create meaningful works of art. But applause, praise, or even having an audience at all, are secondary to the art itself, which is...

Hindsight: Peter Gabriel @ Red Rocks

I still think Red Rocks is the best outdoor venue in the world to see a concert and, apparently, Peter Gabriel shares the feeling, since he opened the show with, "It's very good to be back here, in what must b...

Brain Pickin’: Brother Ali

Photo by Julian Murray. After a long layoff between albums, Brother Ali has come back with a vengeance on his new release Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color. On the album, much like the title itself,...

Soundcloud Gems: Eddi Front

Eddi Front buoys soft as feathers on smoke with a voice like a higher octave clarinet singed with 60s pop sweetness. Shimmering as only late-night or clouded noon sirens do, Front's piano-driven sound instan...

Brain Pickin’: Big Gigantic

“We spent all summer playing in front of thousands of people at music festivals, but Red Rocks is something totally different,” says Dominic Lalli, saxophonist and one-half of Big Gigantic. “It’s like playing i...

Noteworthy: The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter

“Well we're all in this together, if I live the life I'm given, I won’t be scared to die.” If there was ever a line so full of inspiration, revelation and morbidity all at once, this is it. So goes the theme of...