Stephen Paul Wallace – These Roads

by CHARLIE ANDERSON  3.5 stars out of 5 Even after spending only a little time with Stephen Paul Wallace’s latest album, These Roads, it is easy to comprehend that he is one interesting fellow. Wallace’s time spent in the Bay Area in the late seventies is reflected in his Garcia-like lyrics that tell his stories of travel, climbing and writing. Like Johnny Cash’s American IV, Wallace’s last release seems to […]

Aspen Hourglass – Aspen Hourglass

by CHARLIE ANDERSON 4 stars out of 5 It seems as though the name Aspen Hourglass has been appearing frequently these last few months. From radio stations, newspapers and concert posters, Fort Collins hasn’t been able to get enough of these guys. And it’s with good reason. The locally-based trio has displayed an unmatched charismatic energy not only on the stage, but in the studio as well. Their latest project, […]

Mosey West – Bermuda

by CHARLIE ANDERSON 5 stars out of 5 Only days into the new year, and already we are presented with what will surely be remembered as one of the strongest albums of 2014. Six songs is all that Mosey West requires to showcase a core of impressive musicianship on their latest EP, Bermuda, though the high quality of production and mastering of Fort Collins’ The Blasting Room and Doug Van […]

Courier – Inspired

by GREGG ADAMS 3.5 stars out of 5 Hip-Hop is somewhat of a poor stepchild in the jam band dominated world of the Northern Colorado music scene and very few local artists are willing to carry that torch. Courier is one of the bright new faces who may change that imbalance. With his latest release, Inspired, this young rapper has recaptured what hip-hop initially embraced – scathing social commentary, combined with […]

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Young Ancients History

by Carmela Lewis They’re not just any old band!  Called “musician’s musicians” by many in the industry; Subdudes’ Steve Amedée & John Magnie join with IBC Colorado Blues Champion Cary Morin – three world class musicians bringing together their collective talents to form Young Ancients. This trio of musicians first met in the late 80’s after Magnie and Amedée relocated from New Orleans to Fort Collins. Morin was working with […]

Movers and Shakers of FoCo

The Fort Collins music scene has an optimistic outlook with the encouragement and dedication of a dynamic few. We asked some of the local influential people, “What do you see for the future of our music scene in Fort Collins?” While some of the answers may not surprise you, there is no doubt that ‘Fort Music’ is a thriving and creative force to be reckoned with.   CHRIS K – […]