Bree Davies is a writer, reporter and radio host who grew up in Denver. An active member of the music community, she is the co-founder of Titwrench experimental music festival and host of the Colorado-focused Local Shakedown show every Friday on Radio 1190. Davies contributes regularly to Westword and has written for The A.V. Club, xoJane, Alternative Press and more about music, art, feminism and social justice issues.
1 day ago | Breeality Bites
I only braved two of the four days of UMS this year, which is still a lot considering I was able to catch dozens of sets by some incredible musicians. Now in its fifteenth year, the Underground Music Showcase works to bring hundreds of acts to the...
2 days ago | Music Festivals
This past weekend, I made a joke on Twitter that the hardest part about attending UMS isn't trying to see as many bands as you can fit into your schedule, but actually getting from one venue to another without running into (and talking to) 2,500 p...
5 days ago | Crowdfunding
I've interviewed hundreds of people over the course of my career as a reporter. One of those people is Keith Garcia, a person who went from source and media contact to good friend over years of our not-so-secret recorded phone conversations. Now m...
5 days ago | Music Festivals
Sometimes a geographical change is necessary for a band to find its own path. For Cassie McNeil and James Wayne, the Pacific Northwest felt like the right part of the country to re-root the duo’s work as Force Publique. Both musicians grew up in d...
8 days ago | Breeality Bites
Being a feminist in public often feels like shouting my cause into the void — whether I'm having a conversation with real humans or leading a discussion on social media about the concept of basic human rights for female-identified people, a very s...
12 days ago