Profiles

Kyle Thomas of King Tuff recalls the weird paranormal experiences he's had in the studio

See also: King Tuff at Moe's Original BBQ, 8/28/12

King Tuff is the latest project of Kyle Thomas, who has been seen in the psych-folk band Feathers, the garage-punk outfit Happy Birthday, and the doom band Witch, with J. Mascis. With King Tuff, Thomas has written a pretty diverse array of music, but his latest, self-titled album reveals a real penchant for writing catchy power-pop hooks that sound like what might happen if a band like Cheap Trick or the Sweet existed today but got a little weirder and more organic.

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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.