LOCAL NEWS

Johny Wrong Launches Good Ol’ Boy Records

Johny Wrong Launches Good Ol’ Boy Records

by Tim Wenger Former Grand Junction promoter Johny Wrong, now residing on the front range in Loveland, has launched a homegrown record label in an effort to help push a handful of acts he has known for years. “I’ve been thinking about it for years, planning it for years,” says Wrong. The label, Good Ol’ […]

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LOCAL NEWS

Timothy Lee Huston Launches Tim Huston Project, Gains Steam

Timothy Lee Huston Launches Tim Huston Project, Gains Steam

by Tim Wenger Timothy Lee Huston has been around the block. His current group, dubbed the Tim Huston Project, features veterans Greg Boland on bass, Reuben Sisneros on lead guitar, Steve Bender on keys, and Tim Lewis on drums. Together the group has over 100 years of musical experience, forming what could be described as […]

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BUZZWORTHY

Trapdoor Social Using Music to Work Towards Greener Future

Trapdoor Social Using Music to Work Towards Greener Future

by Tim Wenger The two members of Trapdoor Social started their band out of passion. But unlike many bands, it was not just a passion for playing music that Merritt Graves and Skylar Funk shared- the pair hope to spread a pro-Earth message and help work towards a more sustainable future. The group, based out […]

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BUZZWORTHY

Why Jazz Matters: Track 6

Why Jazz Matters: Track 6

by Norman Provizer Sankofa is a term from the Akan people of southern Ghana and the neighboring West African states of Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and Togo. Essentially, the term means that you need to reclaim your past before you can move ahead. It’s an idea frequently symbolized by a bird that is looking backward […]

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A-SIDES / REVIEWS

Hydrogen Skyline- Only Shy Deer King

Hydrogen Skyline- Only Shy Deer King

by Tim Wenger Colorado Springs is hitting hard this month, capped by the new record Only Shy Deer King from pop-rockers Hydrogen Skyline. Mixing the soothing and inviting female vocals from Asher Hittle and radio-friendly pop instrumentation, Hydrogen Skyline has created a sound that we’ve never heard out of the Springs. Truth be told, the […]

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A-SIDES / REVIEWS

Dogs Got Flavor- While Tyler Got Wasted

Dogs Got Flavor- While Tyler Got Wasted

by Tim Wenger Dogs Got Flavor has dropped an album that showcases that seminal Colorado college town sound of jam-infused funk rock. Thing about it is, they do it well and keep it upbeat enough that it has the ability to appeal across genre lines- even those that claim fandom of harder genres of music […]

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NATIONAL NEWS

Holiday Mountain Electrifies The Crowd at Higher Ground Music

Holiday Mountain Electrifies The Crowd at Higher Ground Music

by Charlie Sullivan One of the highlight performances of the day, among many, was a little known psych-dub-pop trio out of Austin, Texas called Holiday Mountain. All I can say is WOW, what a dynamic act, bring them back next year and put them on a bigger stage with some lights. The band was full […]

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SHOP TALK

DJ Corner w/ DJ COLA

DJ Corner w/ DJ COLA

by DJ Cola Tangle (AKA Evan Dackerman) may be spending a lot more time at DIA after the experiences he’s had this past August. Denver’s own Tangle, a Trance DJ and producer, has been to Ibiza, Spain and back playing alongside some of the industry’s top DJ names including Judge Jules, Sydney Blu and Micky […]

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PRESS PLAY

Haley Pharo- “Prisoner”

Haley Pharo- “Prisoner”

Haley Pharo is, according to a news release received by Colorado Music Buzz, a “pop star is bubbling to the surface” in Dallas and beyond. Here in Denver, our scene is becoming ever more saturated, leaving one to dazzle at those who are able to attract attention out of a place like Dallas. Pharo is […]

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PRODUCT REVIEWS

Guitar Center Product Reviews: Fender Deluxe Blues Reissue

Guitar Center Product Reviews: Fender Deluxe Blues Reissue

Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue Okay, yes the Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue is covered in tweed and that is pretty sweet. But that is only part of the story on this little beauty. I have never really been a Fender guy, however, they arguably have the best clean tone on the market and have for many […]

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LOCAL FLAVOR

Rupert’s at the Edge Offers Appeal For All Diners

Rupert’s at the Edge Offers Appeal For All Diners

by Angela Kerr A good friend of mine invited me to breakfast in early August to Rupert’s on the Edge in Edgewater, Colorado overlooking Sloan’s lake and not too far from the intersection of Sheridan Boulevard and 20th Street. We divined a parking place as there were none to be found and made our way through […]

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ARTREPRENEURSHIP

ARTrepreneur of the Month–September 2014

ARTrepreneur of the Month–September 2014

Lucky Murphy is the owner of L&L Fine Art Gallery located on Main Street in Trinidad, Colorado. He is an entrepreneur, framer, chef, gallery owner, philanthropist and the September 2014 ARTrepreneur of the Month. 1) Tell me your story. When and why did you get into art? I don’t do much art myself, instead I […]

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