Mary Willson started contributing to Westword as an intern in the summer of 2014. Since then, she's mostly covered music news, focusing on the electronic music scene in Colorado. She is currently a student at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where she studies communications and sociology.
5 days ago | Previews
On April 21, the Denver-based electronic-music producer Michal Menert will release his third album, Space Jazz, on the label he recently founded, Super Best Records. The fifteen-track effort will be available as a free download via michalmenert.co...
24 days ago | Profiles
Denver trio Edison is releasing a story-filled EP this Friday at the Larimer Lounge. Called Ghost, the four-track album is an ode to songwriter Sarah Slaton's mother, who passed away five years ago after a year-long battle with cancer. It's a stor...
26 days ago | Commentary
Over the weekend, drama prone DJ Joel Thomas Zimmerman, also-known-as Deadmau5, asked an Ultra related question that has Twitter buzzing: Did Krewella, the electronic music producing female sister-duo, fake their set? This all started when De...
1 month ago | Profiles
Grant Kwiecinski, also known as Griz, has made a name for himself in the electronic music world by creating self-described "future-funk," or combining pre-produced electronic music with live jazz saxophone playing. The Detroit born, Denver-based 2...
1 month ago | Music Festivals
While Sixth Street in Austin was raging with drunken crowds, chaotic bars, and long lines, twenty miles outside of Austin off of a farm to market road, the Music Ranch was mellow with outdoor stages, tents and fire pits. Founded in 2010, The Music...
1 month ago | Music News
DJs and producers increasingly have to find a way to stand out that goes beyond their music. Dillion Francis is all about cats and tacos. Bassnectar's logo has become a world-wide emblem. Pretty Light's cats have 48,100 followers on...