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.
14 days ago | Concerts
When you hear Dan Andriano's impeccable tone and original vocal quality, you feel like he's been groomed to be a lead singer from the start. Yet Andriano, who released his second solo record, Party Adjacent, under the name Dan Andri...
23 days ago | Concerts
When people ask me what clubs I usually play in Denver, chances are I mention at least one spot on South Broadway. I first played the hi-dive in my early twenties with a broken foot and on crutches, the result of a drunken walk home on an icy nigh...
24 days ago | Music News
Ned Garthe Explosion’s highly experimental music, and the artistic concepts surrounding it, began with a realization that the cops weren’t paying attention, which allowed the bandmembers to get away with whatever they wanted. “Stuart [Confer] and ...
1 month ago | Concerts
Denver residents have been lucky to witness firsthand the power and energy of a rising "new soul" band in the form of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats. Across the country, acts like Leon Bridges, JD McPherson, and St. Paul and the Broken Bo...
2 months ago | Music News
To hear him tell it, Jason Isbell’s recent musical success after years of relative obscurity is not the result of shifting industry trends or timing, but of his finally learning to be patient and content, and discovering how to treat himself and t...
2 months ago | Interviews
Despite the sunny weather and large population of outdoor enthusiasts , Denver has long harbored an impressive, talented and generally gloomy heavy metal community. From nationally known power-houses like Cephalic Carnage, Speed Wolf and Pri...