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Open Music Sessions: Get to Know PrettyMouth, See Wynn Walent Tonight

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Every First Friday, Open Media Foundation throws quite a party with Open Media Sessions, complete with a concert. Tonight's session features Wynn Walent; last month PrettyMouth dominated the sessions stage.

The moody Denver band says "Sinisterly" was perhaps the first PrettyMouth song ever recorded, and at the October 2 show viewers were treated to an emotional and raw ballad from lead singer Marie Litton. The four-piece band is dark, melodic and uncompromising, with Sjostrom on cello and guitar as well as vocals on other tracks during the session, Jedd Kopp on drums, and Benjamin Williams on bass.

The entire Open Music session is a sight to be seen, along with an archive of every stem from their recording. A busy month for PrettyMouth continued after the session, with an October 22 show with Ian Cooke, another hometown hero. The members of PrettyMouth did the stage justice and made it their own — not an easy feat considering the talent that has rolled through the Open Music Sessions in the past year. Download and remix with the stems from their powerful set below.

Tonight, November 6, Open Music Session will welcome Wynn Walent and the Folks. Enjoy food from the one and only Illegal Pete's (the Greater Than Collective is a sponsor of OMS), plus a surprise performance by a local comic. The fun begins at 6 p.m. at 700 Kalamath in the Arts District on Santa Fe; the exclusive Wynn Walent concert will go from 8 to 9 p.m.. If you can't make it, Open Media even live streams the show

About Open Music Sessions: Every month, Westword joins Open Media Foundation and Greater Than Collective to bring you Open Music Sessions: A video series aimed at introducing people to bands and providing context for their music. Every First Friday, OMS hosts a local band at the Open Media Foundation studio at 700 Kalamath Street, where it records a live performance. In addition to broadcasting the show live on the Denver Open Media TV stations (Comcast channels 56, 57 and 219), clips of certain songs are shared on Westword's website. More than anything, Open Music Sessions focus on educating the city — and the foundation takes it a step further by offering a variety of multimedia classes in everything from video/TV production to editing, digital audio production, animation, motion graphics and more. Find the complete list of classes here.

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