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
21 hours ago | Music News
Emma Ruth Rundle’s solo music may be inspired by folk, but that hasn’t stopped her from touring the country with black-metal act Deafheaven and post-rock band This Will Destroy You.
2 days ago | Interviews
Noisy, experimental rock band Creepoid and its brethren in psychedelic sounds Ecstatic Vision are touring the U.S. this spring, and Thursday, March 23, will stop at Denver's hi-dive.
7 days ago | Music History
Pam Puente, a fixture in Denver's punk scene since she was 14-years-old, died in early March. Known as a wild-child, she earned praise and ire — often from the same people, says Jill Mustoffa, a Denver punk-show promoter who knew the musician for ...
7 days ago | Interviews
Indie/math rock band Montoneros's members named the band after a leftist political group.
9 days ago | Jazz
KUVO DJ and storied singer Venus Cruz says that when she arrived in Denver from New York, she felt like “the first Latina on the surface of Mars.” It was 1992. As Cruz tells it, the city was poor, economically and culturally. But for someone fleei...
9 days ago