Dawn,Death and the forthcoming Resurrection, comparisons to Jaysun Munly, another former Boulder-based alt-country artist with folk roots, seem obvious. But GasPops singer and guitarist Clay Rose spent some time in Nashville, guitarist Donny Ambory has a background in rockabilly, upright bassist Brad Morse came from the jazz world, and drummer (and Westword contributor) Adam Perry brings a punk element to the band. That diversity has synthesized into a group that combines elegance with grit and a rambunctious intensity. Gasoline Lollipops performs on Thursday, November 10, at the hi-dive.
Alt-country band Gasoline Lollipops doesn’t sound like the cliché of a Boulder music group. But when you consider that there has long been a strong folk scene in Boulder and nearby Nederland as well as an on-again, off-again punk underground kicking around the college town, it seems inevitable that a band like GasPops would emerge. With album titles like