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MTV: Denver Is The Place

Posted 09.24.2013 | Denver

"Denver rules." So begins our 4:48 spot on MTV Other's "This is the place." The show introduces hip music scenes in a short film narrated by comedi...

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Sole Talks New Album, 'No Wising Up, No Settling Down'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.29.2013 | Denver

Tim Holland, better known as Denver emcee Sole, is busy. Taking a break from recording with his Skyrider Band project, the indie hip-hop icon rele...

Colorado Music Promoter Dies At 73

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Music promoter Barry Fey, who brought some of the biggest names in the business to Colorado, including the Doors, the Rolling Stones an...

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WATCH: Sole Thinks He's Anarcho-Feminist Emma Goldman

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

"I used to ride for Karl Marx, but then I met Emma Goldman." --Sole Over the years, Denver indie hip-hop legend Sole has often taken on politics a...

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Sole Talks New Album: 'A Ruthless Criticism Of Everything Existing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.04.2012 | Denver

The last time we talked to Denver-based indie hip-hop legend Sole he thought he had turned into Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, but the real So...

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Tin Horn Prayer Talk 'Grapple The Rails'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.21.2012 | Denver

Earlier this month, Denver rootsy, folksy, Tom Waits-inspired punk rockers Tin Horn Prayer released their latest album "Grapple The Rails." Recorded a...

Epilogues Talk New Album, Life In Mile High City

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

With their infectious melodies and emotionally-charged lyrics, Denver indie-rock fixtures The Epilogues are poised for stardom with their new album "C...

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Eric Halborg Talks Rocking New Album From The Swayback

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.08.2012 | Denver

Eric Halborg's band The Swayback are Colorado rock icons. When a band has been playing together for as long as Halborg's -- it has been ten years sinc...

Denver's Newest Band Brings Soul To The Local Scene

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 06.06.2012 | Denver

Denver's acoustic music scene just got a big boost of soul in newcomer Brent Joyce. The young North Carolina native has opened for the late folk i...

Music Mondays: 2012 Westword Music Showcase Playlist!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Denver

Welcome to Music Mondays -- our weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. For playlist number five...

Music Mondays: Playlist For Entire UMS Lineup!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.30.2012 | Denver

Welcome to Music Mondays (er, Wednesday?) -- our weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. Okay, o...

WATCH: The Growth Of 'Rocky Mountain' Hip Hop?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Denver

"When I think Denver," says Colorado filmmaker Mike Shum, "I don't think hip hop. I think John Denver, country music." If Shum's latest documentary...

Music Mondays: Bands Playing Locally This Week Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.22.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the third installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. F...

Music Mondays: Underground Music Showcase Lineup Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the second installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. ...

Wheelchair Sports Camp Talk New EP (LISTEN)

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

If you don't know who Wheelchair Sports Camp are yet, you will soon. Led by MC/Producer Kalyn Heffernan and joined by vocalist/saxophonist Abi McGaha ...

Music Mondays: HuffPost Denver's Weekly Spotify Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the first installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. ...

Artist Spotlight: Indie-Pop Duo Tennis Talk Music, Marriage

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

Denver indie-pop group Tennis are busy. They recently performed live on both the Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, a ...

WATCH: Ian Cooke Live In CPR's Open Air Studio

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.30.2012 | Denver

As if we needed any more proof that Denver's Ian Cooke is an absolutely brilliant artist. Earlier this week, Cooke performed his songs "Cassowary" and...

High School Filmmaker Makes Doc About Legendary Denver Art Space

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

If you haven't been to Rhinoceropolis, you haven't seen one of the most inspiring DIY art spaces in Denver and you also haven't experienced the cuttin...

Artist Spotlight: Pictureplane Talks Inspiration In Mile High City

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

Travis Egedy, better known to Denver as Pictureplane, is one of independent music's most progressive, avante-garde and straight-up rocking pop artists...

WATCH: Sole Releases Stunning 'Bad Capt. Swag' Music Video

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.07.2012 | Denver

Hip-hop artist Sole has been pushing boundaries in his music and videos for years, he even recently thought he was Ben Bernanke, but the Denver-based ...

Artist Spotlight: Wheelchair Sports Camp Rapper Talks Denver Hip-Hop

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Kalyn Heffernan is emcee of one of Denver's hottest rising hip-hop groups, Wheelchair Sports Camp. She deftly writes politically charged raps as well ...

WATCH: Ian Cooke Cloned In New Video For ‘Fortitude’

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.06.2012 | Denver

Denver's very own cello-rocker Ian Cooke has released a new music video for his song "Fortitude" and it's just as visually stunning and original as Co...

Series Of Benefit Shows For 3 Kings' Jim Norris

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

On the Thursday before Halloween, Jim Norris, co-owner of Denver art and music venue 3 Kings Tavern, woke up to a small bite on his backside and didn'...

WATCH: Smoove Moves, Skate Dancing, And Churchill

Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

For a video of considerable frivolity, it's surprising to hear the main character Dennis Evenson confess in a minute-long introduction, "I went to gra...