The Organizers of Goldrush Festival on the festival and blogging

For the next two days, the Goldrush festival will take place at Delite and the hi-dive. The event was the brainchild of three local music bloggers: Jake Martin, Crawford Philleo and Ryan Pjesky. For the last two years, each of the three have been writing largely about contemporary music for blogs (Speaker Snacks, Tome to the Weather Machine and Magic Teepee), and the line-up of the festival reflects a coming together of the taste of each in underground bands from around the country.
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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.