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Bauhaus guitarist Daniel Ash on the zen-like appeal of motorcycle riding

Daniel Ash was the influential and iconic guitarist for Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets, and he's also released a number of noteworthy albums under his own name over the years. His ability to mix melody, raw emotive sound and moving atmospheres into his guitar style has meant all of Ash's musical projects have had a diversity of sounds, moods and modes -- a depth of soundscaping rare for a rock musician.

See also: - Friday: Daniel Ash at Lipgloss at Beauty Bar, 6/12/13 - The members of Love and Rockets are figuratively climbing out of their graves - Lipgloss moves to Beauty Bar

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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.