Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician who grew up three blocks from Denver in Aurora, Colorado. As an anthropologist/historian of the Denver music scene and connected music/art communities around the world, Murphy has spent a good deal of his adult life accumulating related knowledge, connecting dots and documenting. He once reviewed 40 shows in 36 days for Westword but is all better now
2 days ago | Concerts
Arrington De Dionyso is currently on tour performing This Saxophone Kills Fascists, his homage to the spirit of free jazz and a mobile protest against the cultural and political times in which we find ourselves.
2 days ago | Interviews
The BellRays have been forging their own path in rock-and-roll since their inception in 1990. Back then, as now, there were very few black women fronting rock bands, something lead singer Lisa Kekaula jokes she kind of likes it.
3 days ago | Previews
Teacup Gorilla may not be prolific, but it's never afraid to take risks.
9 days ago | DIY
Since at least the early '80s, Colorado hasn't been short on indie labels: from Wax Trax to We Never Sleep, Doughnut Krew, Elephant 6, Suburban Home, Gestalt, Soda Jerk, W.A.R., Gift and many more. Usually these are started by someone with initiat...
9 days ago | Music News
Sharone Borik performed her first show in her mid-teens at the Seventh Circle Music Collective. There, with well-crafted, piano-centric songs, fierce honesty and a strong voice, she established herself as a regular act, with support from one of th...
13 days ago | Interviews
Redd Kross is playing Denver for the first time in twenty years.