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AN INTERVIEW WITH NICK VALENSI of THE STROKES and CRX

  By: Jakob Mueller Editor’s Note: Prior to CRX’s November 7 show at Larimer Lounge in Denver, Scene had Colorado musician and writer, Jakob Mueller, do an interview with CRX front man, Nick Valensi. The two discussed CRX’s current projects, The Strokes, guitars, and more in this intimate exchange. Read on for the interview and check out CRX’s website (crxmusic.com) for tour, band, and project information, including their new video […]

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THE VELVETEERS: A Heavy Dose of Real Rock & Roll

***All photography by Kirsten Cohen*** By: Dawn Duncan The Velveteers are one of the fastest-rising, hippest acts around. The duo have seemingly exploded onto the Colorado rock scene in the past two years, quickly escalating from playing small shows around Boulder and Denver to expanding their market rapidly and going on national and international tours. The accolade they are receiving isn’t hype. This band is the real deal and they play […]

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SHEL Returns to FOCO for NewWestFest

Scene recently caught up with Eva Holbrook from the band, SHEL, a rising supergroup that started out right here in Fort Collins. The indie-folk, four sister band that brings together a mandolin, violin, piano, and drum set for a unique sound has been touring non-stop, recording singles, and will be found performing at NewWestFest this Saturday, August 13. Here is what we asked Eva:   1. You’ve been many places nationally and […]