Andy Thomas is a music journalist who hopes other music journalists write nice things about the music he performs. He has been published in The Rocky Mountain News, Rock Sound, AMP and Westword. In 2014, he finished and self-published his debut novel, Hell is in New Jersey. As a musician he has shared the stage with William Elliott Whitmore, Joe Pug, Less Than Jake, Deer Tick and hundreds of others. He lives in Denver with his wife, their two cats and a massive pile of unfinished projects.
21 hours ago | Previews
Unlike many acoustic-guitar-playing solo acts today, Joe Pug was not previously part of an established band; in fact, he’s never played in a band, period. So when his debut EP, 2009’s Nation of Heat, sold 20,000 copies, it was not because of an al...
2 days ago | Previews
Melbourne Australia’s Smith Street Band, due tonight at the Summit Music Hall, is a passionate and earnest group, whose world travels and experiences have offered its members unique perspective on politics, passion and self-evaluation. Their lates...
7 days ago | Concert Reviews
The last time Jake Gould, a.k.a. Northcote, came through town, he played a solo acoustic show at the hi-dive and, even without musical accompaniment, his songs were powerful and resonant. This time through, at the Ogden Theatre, opening for The Ga...
7 days ago | Commentary
Tweedy, due March 28th at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, is a collaboration between, longtime Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy, and his son Spencer. Together, the group released the album, Sukierae, in September 2014. The album carries with...
8 days ago | Commentary
Suggestive advertising is all around us and, according to a recent study by University of Colorado Denver, increasingly forcing its way into popular music. The study, conducted by music business professor Storm Gloor, examined Top 30 Billboa...
13 days ago | Previews
The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, who have built a reputation on being supportive and collaborative with Denver's contemporary musicians, have further solidified this reputation with the announcement of their newest program, "Turn Over the Keys."&n...