Seventy of Denver's best hometown bands will play the Westword Music Showcase along with national acts Shakey Graves, the Revivalists, Cut Copy, Bob Moses, COIN and A R I Z O N A, on Saturday, June 24. We reached out to the local outfits to learn more about their music and their relationship to Denver.
Here's what Orbit Service had to say:
Westword: How would you describe your sound?
Orbit Service: Downtempo, electronic, psychedelic.
How has Denver influenced your sound?
Denver’s underground electronic and experimental scene has been a part of my life for over fifteen years. There’s a vast scene for this type of music here if you look for it.
What could Denver do to better support musicians?
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We could use more variety in booking these days. There is definitely a monopoly happening here.
Will you stay in Denver, or will you leave? Why?
We live in Colorado but tour the country and even Europe. I plan to stay here.
Westword Music Showcase, Saturday, June 24, Golden Triangle neighborhood. For tickets and more information, go to westwordshowcase.com.