Concert Reviews

Review: The Helio Sequence at the Bluebird Theater, with Menomena, 10/24/13

THE HELIO SEQUENCE at BLUEBIRD THEATER | 10/24/13 When Brandon Summers pulled out his harmonica last night at the Bluebird, we all what was coming, "Harmonica Song," of course. Summers blew into his mouth harp like he was playing some kind of strange blues rock song, and he did so with so much momentum and energy that it didn't really fit neatly into any kind of rock subgenre. It was a bright spot in a set of entrancingly uplifting yet moody music.

See also: Interview: Brandon Summers of the Helio Sequence on the unlikely influence of Frank Sinatra on the band

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.