Brendan Kelley

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  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Yeah, I jumped off a cliff, but let's talk about something else," Elliott Smith told me in1997. It was shortly after the release of his breakthrough album on Kill Rock Stars, Either/Or, and Smith had recently attempted suicide by throwing himself ...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    There's a sticker circulating throughout the Front Range that most sharp-eyed music fans will have seen. It's a black-and-white line-art photo of a face at a microphone emblazoned with the motto "Punk is whatever we made it to be." Despite the tee...