Oakland L. Childers
Oakland Childers has been a music journalist since he was 16, writing for Alternative Press, ALARM, Thrasher, Rockpile, Chord, DIW, Skyscraper, Fridge and of course the Village Voice Media publications, among others. He writes primarily for the music section of Westword. In his two decades as a journalist he has served as an editor for a number of publications including managing editor of bot the Colorado Daily and Boulder Weekly.
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19 days ago | Jazz
Music is a tough subject for writers of fiction. Because unless an author has actually lived the life of a musician or someone in the music business, writing with anything approaching legitimacy is nearly impossible. Even people who know the subje...
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26 days ago | Music History
Tommie Phillips has one foot in the past and the other securely in the future. Having lived through the psychedelic sounds of the ’60s, the progressive rock of the ’70s, the revival of both in the ’90s and the death of numerous music formats and t...
27 days ago | Music History
There are a lot of places where you can hear live music in Denver, but there was only one spot where you could hear everything from soul to funk to death metal at just about any hour, day and night: the practice space at 2200 Larimer Street. Built...
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