Westword Music Showcase

Westword Music Showcase 2007

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NOMINATED IN NOISE/EXPERIMENTAL

Website: www.page27.com

Personnel: Currently John Rasmussen, Ezra Nye and John Gross.

Native or transplant? Lakewood.

Releases/discography: Smell the Stench #27 (Mp3, 2006); Ten Years (Box Set, 2004); Hurts So Good: The Cock E.S.P. (Remix CD, 2003); Live Electronic Action Vol 2 (Comp, 2003); Split w/ Novasak (CDR, 2002); Split w/ Elisabeth Jaworski (Tape, 1999); Split w/ The Violet Grind (Tape, 1998); Split w/ Chlamydia Test Cloud (Tape, 1997); Moonman (Tape, 1997); Split w/ Odal (Tape, 1996); Stupid Records (Comp 7", 1995); N.G.W.T.T. Records 7" (1995).

What three adjectives best describe your music? Experimental, ambient, industrial.

Favorite place to play a show: Rhinoceropolis.

Favorite place to hang out/drink: Bar Bar.

Best artist/band to come out of Denver (that's not yours/you): Friends Forever.

Best song to come out of Denver (that you didn't write): "Man on a Mission to Kill Birds" - Bio-Bitch.

If you were a street in Denver, which street would it be and why? Lipan Street, because that's where we practice.

If you had to choose one act to represent Denver, who would it be and why? Warlock Pinchers, because they know the ins and outs of suburban life.

Which artist has had the biggest impact on you? Merzbow.

Which album has had the biggest impact on you? The Science of Ecstasy - Crash Worship.

File-sharing: Godsend or the death of music? Godsend.

Who's on your iPod right now? No iPods.

Parting shot: Death to False Noise!

THE PIRATE SIGNAL
NOMINATED IN HIP-HOP
8 P.M., DC 10

Website: www.myspace.com/thepirate-signal

Personnel: Yonnas (MC/Beats); DJ AWhat (cuts); Joey Kuvo (engineer).

Native or transplant? All native, all the time.

Releases/discography: The Name of This Band Is the Pirate Signal (2006); The Norma(L) Album (2004).

What three adjectives best describe your music? Fast, hard, sex.

Favorite place to play a show: We love all our venues and shows like children: equally.

Favorite place to hang out/drink: Any one of our beloved venues.

Best artist/band to come out of Denver (that's not yours/you): Deca.

Best song to come out of Denver (that you didn't write): The Hedonist, "The Summer of '05 to the Winter of My Discontent" - Deca.

If you were a street in Denver, which street would it be and why? Colfax, because my crew is just teeming with hookers, crackheads, pushers and people who ride the bus.

If you had to choose one act to represent Denver, who would it be and why? Some backwoods, boondock, uncivilized, alt-country, hootenanny cowboy shit sums this place up real nice, I think. Or elevator music.

Which artist has had the biggest impact on you? Lil' Wayne.

Which album has had the biggest impact on you? OK Computer.

File-sharing: Godsend or the death of music? Godsend. Down with the evil record industry.

Who's on your iPod right now? Strictly gangsta rap of all shapes and sizes. And us and Radiohead.

Parting shot: Vote for us, because we're bouncing out of this bitch to blow the fuck up. And when we do, if you've shown us no love, we will pretend like we don't know who you are when you try to come up and talk to us. If you even get to see our famous asses again. Real Shit.

PLANES MISTAKEN FOR STARS
NOMINATED IN PUNK/HARDCORE
4 P.M., OUTDOOR STAGE

Website: www.myspace.com/pmfs

Personnel: Gared (guitar, vocals); Neil (bass); Chuck (guitar); Mongo (drums).

Native or transplant? Common-law native.

Releases/discography: Fuck With Fire (2001); Up in Them Guts (2004); Mercy (2007).

What three adjectives best describe your music? Majestic, sweaty and mean.

Favorite place to play a show: 3 Kings Tavern, hi-dive, Marquis.

Favorite place to hang out/drink: 3 Kings Tavern.

Best artist/band to come out of Denver (that's not yours/you): Kingdom of Magic, Git Some, Red Cloud.

Best song to come out of Denver (that you didn't write): Anything by Christie Front Drive.

If you were a street in Denver, which street would it be and why? In order to procure a royal title, we pick GayLord.

If you had to choose one act to represent Denver, who would it be and why? Maris the Great, because he is a giant gay Zombie.

Which artist has had the biggest impact on you? For '07, it's R. Kelly all the way. Unh!

Which album has had the biggest impact on you? We will not share with you our trade secrets.

File-sharing: Godsend or the death of music? Buy a turntable.

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