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Thursday, May 2,2013

What makes The Egg roll?

Ned Scott on twins, rhythm and the joys of live music

By Dave Kirby
We caught Ned Scott, keyboardist and one of The Egg’s founding twin brothers, during a quiet evening a couple of weeks ago at home in his Notting Hill flat, just as he was about to step away to prepare (honestly) a cup of tea.
Thursday, May 2,2013

The Yawpers: Going through changes

Frontman Nate Cook on upcoming album, lineup changes and why the group is no longer a 'Boulder band'

By David Accomazzo
A slew of changes has rocked Nate Cook’s world this past year. His band, The Yawpers — rock ’n’ roll with a country twinge, starring two acoustic guitars and a drum set — is letting their record deal with Boulder label Adventure Records expire, and the band has leapt over to Colorado SpokesBUZZ, becoming the first non-Fort Collins band to sign with the FoCo-based nonprofit/label.
Thursday, April 25,2013

Influenced by the master

Beethoven's legacy runs through Takács Quartet program

By Peter Alexander
Even though there’s not a single piece by Beethoven on the next program of CU’s Takács Quartet (at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 and at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29 Keith Saunders in Grusin Music Hall), the quartet’s first violinist sees him everywhere he looks.
Thursday, April 25,2013

Danny Shafer: Keeping it simple

Danny Shafer to release latest solo effort at Planet Bluegrass show

By Stephanie Riesco
Shafer’s newest solo release, Wherever You Are, captures all of the heartfelt musings that the veteran singer-songwriter’s fans have come to anticipate.
Thursday, April 25,2013

Home on the Flatirons

West Water Outlaws savor the hometown experience

By David Accomazzo
West Water Outlaws had a plan heading into this year’s South By Southwest. Before arriving in Austin, the band played a slew of tour dates with the aim of honing its chops prior to the big stage at SXSW. The four band members slogged through shows of varying quality, sometimes just playing for the bartender, sometimes drawing a crowd.
Thursday, April 18,2013

Joe Bonamassa: Blues workhorse

The music never stops for New York bluesman

By Alan Sculley
Joe Bonamassa’s recently released concert CD, Beacon Theatre: Live From New York, isn’t advertised as a homecoming show, but in a very real sense, it was a return to his beginnings.
Thursday, April 18,2013

Black Mountain don’t surf

Canadian psych-rock band lands on an unlikely soundtrack

By Dave Kirby
Soundtrack albums are usually little more than cheerfully anachronistic artifacts of the unholy alliance between Big Film and Big Music — the major labels used to use them as a roll-of-the-dice jet pack for their prospect acts, hoping that a box-office smash would help launch their prospect band’s fortunes, and for the bands it was usually a safe bet.
Thursday, April 11,2013

A taste of the world’s music at CU

West African, mariachi ensembles perform on campus

By Peter Alexander
If you are a fan of West African Highlife, that most infectious of world music styles, you could travel to Accra, Lagos or Yaounde. Or you could walk over to Grusin Music Hall on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.
Thursday, April 4,2013

Green light for Boulder band Na'an Stop

Reggae group releases new EP at the Fox Theatre

By Stephanie Riesco
The five friends who make up Na’an Stop couldn’t believe they sold out their first headlining show at the Fox Theater last January.
Thursday, April 4,2013

Lotus: Cleaning out the grease

As group matures, songwriting gets tighter

By Dave Kirby
We asked Luke Miller, guitarist and one-half of the brother team that comprises the core of the funktronica quartet Lotus, about the flyer we came across in Cleveland last January, while we were in town visiting family.
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