Progressive metal band The Contortionist are in the middle of a headlining tour promoting their newest album – Clairvoyant. The album was released in September of 2017, bringing along new sounds and intricate guitar patterns unlike anything the band had done before. Performing with them them on the tour are bands Silent Planet and Strawberry Girls. Last Saturday they stopped in Denver – and I was lucky enough to go. I was also fortunate to get a press pass, so I was able to get an amazing view of every band. It was an experience I’ll remember for a long time. These are some of the coolest photos I snapped from the show.
By: Rachael E. Worthington “Anyone convinced that bluegrass is backwoods music has had their head in the sand of commercial radio these past few years,” says Nolan Lawrence, The HillBenders mandolinist. His band is taking an unconventional approach to The Who’s classic rock opera and performing “Tommy” in its entirety with their own bluegrass swing at the Lincoln Center on January 22. The bluegrass-based, Springfield, MO. band consists of Lawrence, […]
By: Dawn Duncan Photo by: Talia Lezama It’s late morning and I am meeting two of the four members of Denver-based alternative rock act One Flew West at The Curtis Hotel’s Corner Office lounge/café. In preparation for my meeting, I have gathered some thoughts and notes about this act that I first saw at 2016’s UMS (Underground Music Showcase) festival on South Broadway last July. There, I saw One Flew […]
By: Jennifer Ortega When Sean Lamborne, also known as TMULE, started work on his first solo EP release since mid-2000s, May 26th’s Wordless Lullabies, he found himself reflecting on his youth and the affect it had on him in the present day. “It’s more than just working through stuff,” he says. “Growing up means you’re going to work through your childhood the rest of your life in one way or another […]