After one listen, it seems as though Paean wants to light a fire under your backside. With brooding vocal inflections, rustic strumming patterns and passionate lyricism, Dave Maddocks is a seasoned musician who has been leading Paean for over two years.
Fred Hess, Metro’s Classical Compositional Director, has begun work on the follow-up to his first big band album, Hold On. At this point the tenor saxophonist’s album is still in its infancy, but Hess is already excited to unveil it. He discussed making music, his experience in the local scene and the jazz scene overall.
Alt. country pioneer Jay Farrar and director Curt Worden shed a new light on Jack Kerouac’s idyllic last novel, “Big Sur,” with One Fast Move or I’m Gone. Recorded in three days, Farrar’s soundtrack features Ben Gibbard, a strong backing band and a appreciation for hardened folk melodies and Kerouac’s rambling prose.
The family quartet from San Antonio is determined to bring back old school rock ‘n’ roll with an emphasis on the roll. The band has been working closely with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, most recently serving as his backing band for his solo tour and enlisting him as producer on their new album. Schwebel discussed working with Auerbach, the new album and touring.
The new year has already started off strong. New material from some of music’s biggest names has already hit the shelves and 2010 isn’t even a month old. There is plenty more to look forward to this year though.
With intriguing collaborations in the works, new solo albums from some big names and new material from some great bands, 2010 looks like it will be a good year for music fans.
Murs w/ The Pirate Signal 8 p.m., Jan. 22 @ Fox Theatre, $18 Underground hip hop star Murs will be taking the stage Jan. 22 at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. Murs made a name for himself as part of the group Living Legends and has also built a successful solo career. Most recently releasing Felt […]
Start with a tamale. Then create a kitchen that becomes a factory of sorts and add a few other amazing recipes to complete your menu.
The Gift of Gab is best known for being half of the hip-hop duo Blackalicious, along with his DJ, Chief XCel. Having done five Blackalicious albums, he also launched a solo album called 4th Dimensional Rocket Ships Going Up. Gab is widely known for his intelligent lyrics and excellent flow. He is well-known by anyone […]
This New Year’s Eve, two local favorites will be available for your entertainment for two nights so don’t miss out.
After almost 40 years of making music, Tom Waits doesn’t tour very often anymore, and when he does, it’s nowhere close to a nationwide undertaking. Thankfully there is a new live album chronicling last year’s Glitter and Doom tour.