Music

The universe keeps smiling

It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that in his 75 years on this mortal coil, Graham Nash has lived the equivalent of multiple lifetimes....

Fame is not the goal

In a way, Hanson has been laying the foundation for their upcoming orchestrally driven album, String Theory, since the “MMMBop” days. That was 21 years...

King of hearts

Darryl Purpose isn’t used to failure. He’s recorded eight stunning albums of folk music, enjoys a close relationship with his daughter, owns two beautiful...

The welcome unpredictability of Shakey Graves

"I don’t really wear a lot of suspenders anymore,” Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, tells me from a small town in British Columbia with “a...

From a whisper to a scream

Boz Scaggs calls the trio of albums he’s released beginning with 2013’s Memphis a trilogy. These releases — Memphis, 2015’s A Fool To Care...

The language of the people

In 1990, a lawyer named Craig Ferguson found himself in a hotel room in Chicago dreaming of a new phase of his life, one...

Magic in the acoustic guitar

We don’t know, and wouldn’t ask, if Andy McKee was a church-going kind of guy. But preparing for our interview, we came across a...

All who wander are not lost

It’s no great concession for any but the most hardened cultural cynic, that most artists working in popular music eventually must explore the limits...

Act accordingly: ARISE up

There was a time, if you can believe it, when Paul Bassis — co-founder of the extremely woke, half music, half co-creative ARISE Festival,...

Festival finale

Peter Oundjian, the internationally recognized artistic advisor of the Colorado Music Festival, will be in residence for the festival’s final days, through Saturday, Aug....

A nice metaphor for life

Andrew Duhon took one geology class in college, the class we all took; you know, rocks for jocks with the football players. While the...

Waiting for birdsongs

Songwriter Kina Grannis has learned to let songs creep up on her. They always have a way of finding her — even if she’s...
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