Music

Rolling on into forever

Last fall, Nahko Bear carved time out of his schedule as the frontman of Medicine for the People to visit the Standing Rock Reservation...

To prog or not to prog

Progger isn’t the kind of band you might assume it is just from hearing the name. Then again, it’s not exactly not what you...

Negative space

Justin Townes Earle is far away from home. On the second week of his tour, he’s in Fall River, Massachusetts — exactly 3,091 miles...

Bach and Mahler Festivals expand their programming

Colorado MahlerFest and the Boulder Bach Festival, longstanding institutions in Boulder, have major events Friday through Sunday, May 19-21. Both festivals started with annual performances...

Time is the key

A mere four days before chatting over transatlantic phone lines with Jean-Michel Jarre, the French electronics master played a show at the iconic site known...

Nicki Bluhm solo

As a touring musician, Nicki Bluhm is used to spending more than half the year on the road — staying at different hotels in...

Dial ‘B’ for Bonobo

Last year, Simon Green found himself in that most universal of experiences: Green turned 40 and lost his father, his last living parent. His...

David Crosby’s cliff dive

David Crosby loves science fiction novels. Yes, that David Crosby. The mustachioed troubadour; the man who almost cut his hair; the shadow captain himself;...

A journey from darkness to joy

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony has become the ultimate summit for many in the musical world: conductors, orchestras, singers and audiences. The symphony, and especially the last...

From Trane to Allan to Abasi

Interviewed in 2014 by premierguitar.com, one of the pre-eminent guitar enthusiast websites, Animals as Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi talked about “Ka$cade,” one of the...

‘The twain shall meet’ at The Dairy

"East is East and West is West,” Rudyard Kipling famously wrote, “and never the twain shall meet.” Kipling never met Reena Esmail. A composer who...

Designated musican

When actor Kiefer Sutherland first thought of demoing songs he had written, he wasn’t planning to be the person releasing them. “I had written them awhile...
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