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.
12 days ago | Lists
In honor of the upcoming Super Bowl, and AFC CHAMPIONS the Denver Broncos, we want to take a timeout to reflect on the strange phenomenon of professional athletes making the decision to test whether their athletic prowess transfers to a career in ...
22 days ago | Concerts
For an inspirational setting to record their forthcoming album (release date TBA) , Dragondeer dug deep into the heart of California’s Topanga Canyon. The idyllic area, located in the Santa Monica Mountains, has long been a safe haven and a place ...
1 month ago | Lists
We here at Westword are stoked for the year! Originally, this piece was to focus on five 2016 releases by local bands that we were excited for. But as we compiled the list, that number quickly jumped to ten, then 15, then 20...you see a patte...
2 months ago | Concert Reviews
Jason Isbell’s story is one of recovery and redemption so it was only fitting that the backdrop he played in front of for Friday night’s show at the Ogden Theatre were large, church-like, stained glass windows. After being ousted by the Drive-By T...
2 months ago
3 months ago | Concerts
“Can we talk about how in ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia,' that the Devil has a better fiddle solo than Charlie Daniels?" Hang Rounders guitarist Curt Wallach says while discussing the finer points of country music. "There's no way Charlie Daniel...