Savoy talks about moving to New York and coming home for the first time

Savoy, one of the brighter stars to emerge from the Boulder scene in a while, moved to New York a few months ago. The band's sound, which pairs a live drummer with tightly-knit electronica, found a devout audience here, and by the time the group left, it was regularly selling out shows. This weekend, Savoy will be back in Colorado for the first time since leaving, playing a sold-out show at the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Friday, followed by a show at the Ogden on Saturday. Co-producer Gray Smith talked to us from his new home about why the act moved, trying to make it in New York and how the sound is evolving.

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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.
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