Kiernan Maletsky is Westword's music editor. His writing has appeared in alt-weeklies around the country as well as Miley Cyrus's mom's Twitter feed.
5 years ago | Commentary
Songwriter supergroup case/lang/veirs conspired with the Denver Botanic Gardens last night to produce some pretty bucolic moments. For example: Picture, during a performance of the group’s lovely tribute to the tragic life of Judee Sill, two littl...
5 years ago | The Industry
Music fans in Denver are so spoiled. We have some of the most talented musicians in the world, more music venues than Austin and a governor who celebrates his inauguration with a concert featuring local artists. And he stands in the front row...
5 years ago | Interviews
Kelley Johnson did not win the recent Miss America pageant, where she was representing Colorado. She came in third, actually, but she's made a champion's round of appearances nevertheless — on Ellen and the Dr. Oz Show, for example. She ...
5 years ago | Profiles
Our sister paper in New York, the Village Voice, has a great story about Colorado's Gregory Alan Isakov. In it, writer Dacey Orr talks to Isakov about his career trajectory, songwriting style and, yes, his sheep, T-Swift ("We love Taylor Swift. Ev...
5 years ago | Music News
The Vanilla Milkshakes and front man David McGhee have had a long and rocky journey — one our Tom Murphy detailed earlier this year. Back then, the band had plans to record a new album with Calvin Johnson — the founder of K Records and the band Be...
5 years ago | Music Festivals
Denver is getting another music festival: The Larimer Block Party, which will shut down the 2700 block of Larimer Street on Saturday, September 26. Headliners include Del The Funky Homosapien, BADBADNOTGOOD, Joywave and Sango (view the full lineup...