Twelve Earth-Shattering Denver Experimental Bands of 2016

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6. Scatter Gather
2016 Album: s/t 

For some, Scatter Gather may just be a weird math-rock band. But there's too much free-jazz chaos and noise in its sound to be restricted to such a narrow definition. Its self-titled 2016 album is full of songs that don't seem beholden to any genre, even its own.

Read on for more of Denver's best experimental bands.

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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.