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.
3 days 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...
5 days 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...
11 days 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...
15 days ago | Music Festivals
In a few short days, over local 120 bands will take over part of Austin's notorious sixth street to bring a taste of the Colorado music scene to the SXSW music festival. The five day showcase, known as the Colorado Music Party, features not only D...
18 days ago | Music Festivals
Colorado is set to take over Austin in a month, with the Colorado Music Party, as we originally announced last week. Over 120 bands will flock out of the cold winter, south, to the land of concerts and partying for SXSW 2015. Headling acts include...
23 days ago | Music News
Musicians Daisy Mauterer and Brian Weikel live in a quiet Fort Collins neighborhood with bright street lights, lawns separating one property from the other and neat driveways. After returning from a gig around 2 a.m. recently, the couple chos...