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See, Maybe Now You’ll Believe Me

January 10, 2010
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Check out this article from Westword: http://www.westword.com/2010-01-07/music/presenting-a-half-dozen-acts-worth-keeping-an-eye-on-in-2010/ I’ll cut to the chase: of the six Denver bands mentioned in this article, two of them I had picked two months ago as bands with promise. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake is one. The other, and the one I want to focus on at the moment, is...

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Churchill–A Band to Watch

November 12, 2009
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Churchill–A Band to Watch

When I went last Friday to check out The Rouge in concert at the Marquis Theater in Denver, I found an inspiration–but it wasn’t from The Rouge. The surprise of the evening was the opening act, a newer band simply called “Churchill.” To tell you the truth, at first, they seemed the most unlikely...

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Oomph Interview: Danielle Ate the Sandwich

October 23, 2009
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Oomph Interview: Danielle Ate the Sandwich

Danielle Anderson, who goes by the stage moniker Danielle Ate the Sandwich, is an indie musician from Ft. Collins, Colorado. Known for her quirky stage presence and for featuring a ukelele in her music, Danielle is attracting a growing fan base both locally and nationally through her recordings, live performances and her homemade videos...

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Elin Palmer–Live Music at the Hi-Dive (Worth Watching)

October 19, 2009
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Elin Palmer–Live Music at the Hi-Dive (Worth Watching)

This is expanded coverage from my recent post on Examiner.com… Taking a cue from my own weekend picks, I went to the Hi-Dive Saturday night to catch Elin Palmer’s CD release concert. I was in the mood for something different, and that’s what I got. Palmer is Sweden-born and Denver-raised, a prolific local musician...

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Brookefield H. at the D-Note Open Stage

October 5, 2009
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This is a re-post from an article I wrote on Examiner.com two weeks ago. Saw this girl play at the D-Note again tonight. Definitely a standout. OOMPH Scale: 8.5 –J Open stage nights at the local club are typically the place for the more unpolished local talent to show their stuff–the more amateur types...

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Keep an Eye on This Guy: Josh Blackburn

October 1, 2009
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Keep an Eye on This Guy: Josh Blackburn

From my recent article at Examiner.com, with some enhancements…see the YouTube video below!Listen to him play for a half minute, and you’ll know 32-year-old guitarist Josh Blackburn is not a novice. Listen to him for an hour, and you’ll wonder why he’s doing solo gigs, playing cover songs at the Baker Street Pub, instead...

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