Reverb is an award-winning, Denver-based music publication that brings music news, reviews, interviews and more to millions of readers across the country. Founded in 2007 by then-Denver Post Pop Music Critic Ricardo Baca, Reverb has since expanded into a nationally-focused website with a staff of 50 writers and photographers. Along with reporting on breaking music news, Reverb publishes high-quality concert reviews and photography, downloadable music through Mile Marker and Steal This Track, interviews and features on music’s biggest and upcoming artists, album reviews, video and expert analysis on the music industry. Reverb won the EPPY award for Best Entertainment Blog in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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If I have a story to pitch to Reverb. Who should I contact?

Contact Reverb Editor Dylan Owens at dowens@denverpost.com about any possible stories or reviews, or fill out our Contact Form.

I’m interested in being a Reverb contributor. Who should I contact?

Reverb welcomes skilled writers and photographers with experience in covering the music industry. If you’d like to join our staff, please send a resume and relevant clips to Dylan Owens at dowens@denverpost.com.

How many people does Reverb reach a month?

Reverb reaches more than a million readers nationally every month.

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Reverb Staff


  • Dylan Owens

    Dylan Owens is the editor of Reverb. He spends most of his money on music and soccer jerseys and fears the coming of second-wave YOLO-ists. You can read more from him on his website.


  • Matt Miller

    Matt Miller is the former music critic at the Denver Post and managing editor of Reverb. He has written for The Denver Post, Forbes, Metro Silicon Valley and a number of daily newspapers.

  • Julio Enriquez is a Denver writer and photographer, editor of the Cause=Time blog and a regular contributor to Reverb.

  • John Wenzel

    John Wenzel is an A&E reporter and critic for The Denver Post who writes regularly about music, comedy, film, books, video games and other popular culture. Over the years he has also contributed to Rolling Stone, Esquire, The Guardian, Vice and Splitsider, among others.

  • Billy Thieme is a Denver-based writer, an old-school punk and a huge follower of Denver’s vibrant local music scene. Follow Billy’s explorations at DenverThread.com, and his giglist at Gigbot.

  • Ru Johnson

    Ru Johnson is a writer, creative consultant and nail polish enthusiast living in Denver, Colorado. When she isn't admiring her manicure, Johnson runs Roux Black, a creative idea firm and produces highly attended events.

  • Candace Horgan is a Denver freelance writer/photographer and regular contributor to Reverb. When not writing and shooting, she plays in all-female jam band Skadi.

  • Ashley Dean is an editor and designer for YourHub at the Denver Post and a regular contributor for Reverb. Previously, she hosted Second Story Garage and covered music for the Colorado Daily and Daily Camera.

  • Colleen Smith

    Colleen Smith, the great-granddaughter of an Irish fiddler, is an award-winning writer trained at the prestigious Iowa Writers’ Workshop. The author of the acclaimed novel “Glass Halo” and the artful gift book “Laid-Back Skier,” she’s been published in dozens of newspapers and magazines.

  • Nate Etter

    Nate Etter is a Boulder-based musician and a regular contributor to Reverb.

  • Sam DeLeo

    Denver-based writer Sam DeLeo's work has appeared in The Denver Post, Paste Magazine and the poetry compilation "Urania." Two of his plays have been produced for the stage and he has recently completed a novel entitled, "As We Used to Sing." His selected work can be read here.

  • Mike Long is a Longmont-based writer and comedian and a regular contributor to Reverb.

  • Marc Hobelman

    Marc Hobelman is a designer at the Denver Post and a regular contributor to Reverb. His band, Codename: Carter, can be seen tearing up the Colorado surf in secret agent style all year round.

  • Amy McGrath

    Amy McGrath is Denver-based writer and Cinema Studies teacher, and a regular contributor to Reverb.

  • Michael Behrenhausen

    Michael Behrenhausen is a Denver-based writer, musician and regular contributor to Reverb. He is left-handed and so is his dog.

  • Ian Gassman

    Ian Gassman has been writing about music since 2008 or so, when he became an editor at his college newspaper. Since then, he has contributed to the the Onion A.V.

  • Steve Shultz

    Steve Shultz is an editor and designer for YourHub at The Denver Post and a regular contributor to Reverb. His hobbies include reading fiction and writing poetry, some of which can be found here.

  • Bailey Constas

    Bailey Constas is a multimedia music journalist whose passion for music doesn't understand the concept of time. You can find her dressed in your grandma's clothes at a show, furiously blogging, editing or somewhere in Brooklyn.

  • Allison Dyer Bluemel

    Allison Dyer Bluemel works as a journalist and habitual coffee drinker in northern Colorado. She’s played a lengthy list of instruments in a variety of styles over the last decade and focuses on guitar and spending most of her money on vinyl nowadays.


  • Evan Semón

    Evan Semón is a Denver-based photographer, lover of run-on sentences, all-things Denver, art, culture, music and good times. An eight-year newspaper veteran with the former Rocky Mountain News, he now provides clients a versatile editorial style of photography developed working for newspapers, magazines and web-based media.

  • Seth A. McConnell

    Seth McConnell is a member of YourHub at The Denver Post and a regular contributor to Reverb.

  • Tina Hagerling

    Tina Hagerling is happiest when she's got a camera in her hand. She refuses to photograph weddings, but will jump at the chance to shoot a death metal show. Check out more of her concert photography at tinasimages.com.

  • Alan Cox

    Alan Cox is the president/creative director of Cox Creative, a Highlands Ranch-based creative agency. He’s a regular contributor to Reverb. Check out his portraits and live photography shots here.

  • Dylan Langille is a Fort Collins-based photographer and a regular contributor to Reverb. See more of his photos here.

  • Daniel Petty

    Daniel Petty is a multimedia journalist who currently works as the director of audience development at The Denver Post. He is responsible for growing The Post's digital audience across web, mobile, video and social platforms.

  • Adam Good is a Colorado-based photographer and regular contributor to Reverb.

  • Steve Hostetler

    Steve Hostetler is a professional photographer from Aurora, Colorado. He has been a serious photographer most of his life and started Steve Hostetler Photography in 2012 . Steve has been photographing live music off and on since the mid '80s.

  • Alyson McClaran is a Denver-based photographer and new contributor to Reverb.

  • Juli Williams

    Juli Williams is a Denver-based photographer and regular contributor to Reverb. Her portfolio can be found here.