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Thursday, March 28,2013

The Wildflower in spring

Spring concerts at Wildflower Pavilion kick off with Whitewater Ramble’s CD release

By Joel Dyer
To hear Sites tell it, musical schizophrenia is just another day at the office for Whitewater Ramble.
Thursday, March 28,2013

Gasoline Lollipops: Through a filter of romance

Boulder frontman Clay Rose writes theatrical folk punk

By Stephanie Riesco
Gasoline Lollipops’ founder Clay Rose is tired of people saying that songwriters should just be themselves. Though this may manifest itself more overtly in his side project where band members dress and act like 1920s zombies, Gasoline Lollipops certainly creates its own enchanted atmosphere. The Boulder musician thinks it’s important to be genuine onstage — but genuine is very different than ordinary.
Thursday, March 21,2013

Leadership via committee

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra ditched the conductor for a more wholesome approach

By Peter Alexander
To an outsider, rehearsals of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra may seem like chaos — but members insist it’s focused chaos.
Thursday, March 21,2013

A live experiment

Dan Deacon makes the stage his lab

By Alan Sculley
Plenty of musicians say the live show is where their music really comes alive and songs can take on a new life, evolving into something different — and often better — than the versions fans are accustomed to hearing on a record.
Thursday, March 21,2013

South by Southwest: Pandemonium in Austin

SXSW came, saw and conquered

By David Accomazzo
Put tech nerds, gear expos, independent film buffs and musicians of every conceivable genre into a blender and press mix, pour the resulting slurry into the one city just tolerant enough to put up with it, and you get an approximation of what it’s like to be at South By Southwest (SXSW).
Thursday, March 14,2013

Verdi's grand, operatic ending

Italian composer went out with a bang with 'Falstaff,' playing at Macky

By Peter Alexander
Verdi’s Falstaff is one of the great stories of opera. No, not the plot, although it is delectable in its own right. I mean the story about the opera.
Thursday, March 14,2013

Taarka: Seeking Americana

Boulder couple's fifth release hones the band’s eclectic sound

By Stephanie Riesco
On Taarka’s fifth studio album, Adventures in Vagabondia, the band’s well-traveled sound puts down a few solid roots for the first time.
Friday, March 8,2013

Frozen Dead Guy Days rises again

Nederland festival draws crowds to celebrate its frozen celebrity

By Stephanie Riesco
With the help of a beloved dead body, the town of Nederland will awaken once again from its cold slumber for the 12th annual Frozen Dead Guy Days.
Thursday, March 7,2013

Vintage sheen: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside

Group blends eras and genres into a danceable whole

By David Accomazzo
Sallie Ford says that growing up, she was more comfortable singing in groups than by herself. (Her sister, after all, was the one with the performance flair.) Sallie was never one for the spotlight, she says.
Thursday, March 7,2013

Explorer of the voice

Meredith Monk has expanded the possibilities of the human voice in music

By David Accomazzo
Meredith Monk has accumulated many titles during her nearly 50 years as a performer.
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