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
20 hours ago | Interviews
The world has changed fast since the release of the 2014 Zola Jesus album Taiga.
3 days ago | Interviews
The Violent Femmes may be best known for college and mainstream radio hits like "Blister in the Sun," "Add It Up," and "American Music." But at heart, the act is fundamentally experimental.
4 days ago | Interviews
Modern English is best known for its hit single “I Melt With You,” from the 1982 album After the Snow. The song was in heavy rotation in the early days of MTV and served as an anthem for those struggling to find joy and hope in the dismal age of T...
8 days ago | Concerts
The Coathangers started as a joke between friends. They had all protested George W. Bush in Washington D.C., in 2006. “On the way back home we were like, 'Wouldn't it be funny if we started a band?'” says guitarist Julia Kugel.
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10 days ago | DIY
Colorado Springs-based DIY space Flux Capacitor, in partnership with Pikes Peak Library District, re-opened to the public on July 15 in the Knights of Columbus building at the Penrose Branch complex in downtown Colorado Springs.