Isa Jones' writing has appeared all over the internet and occasionally in print. She can be found drinking alone at Charlie Browns or with friends at a show on South Broadway. She likes Texas, live music, skiing and general tomfoolery. She dislikes mornings, seafood and pretension.
6 months ago | Concerts
Kevin O’Brien never wanted to be in a band. But when the full-time comedian (and occasional Westword contributor) had the chance to start jamming with his friend, fellow comedian and musician Sam Tallent, he loved it. Now, the beer-drinking guita...
Titwrench Organizers Create the Music Festival They Want to Attend: All Ages, Inclusive, Experimental8 months ago | Activism
The first time that Marisa Demarco and her bandmates played the Titwrench music festival, they decided to execute a crazy idea that had been stewing in the back of Demarco’s mind. They planned to build their set around a giant bird sculpture, a ki...
9 months ago | Concerts
Jackson, Wyoming, is a strange town. It contains only 10,000 or so residents, and is surrounded by wilderness for hours in any direction. But the little spot, known for some of the best skiing and mountain views in the country, has allowed a certa...
11 months ago | Concerts
The last track on emo-punk band Modern Baseball’s newest release, Holy Ghost, is about co-frontman Brendan Lukens deciding to get help for his mental issues, which had culminated in suicidal ideations. “Just Another Face” ends the albu...
1 year ago | Concerts
About halfway through A$AP Rocky’s set, which was 7 percent music and 93 percent high-as-hell ramblings delivered from his permanent seat atop a suitcase, I realized I had made a huge mistake. It was April 20, 2014, more commonly known as “4/20, b...
1 year ago | Music News
When you have a phone interview with a band on tour, there are about fifty different ways that the conversation can derail. Typically, your interview subject is tired or hung over and has about twenty minutes of quiet in a packed day that has now ...