Interviews and Features

Sound of Ceres connects decades of Colorado indie-pop history: From Apples in Stereo to Candy Claws

Sound of Ceres connects decades of Colorado indie-pop history: From Apples in Stereo to Candy Claws

Sound of Ceres brings together Candy Claws and Apples in Stereo, connecting the young Fort Collins dream-pop act to the retro-pop act formed in Denver in the early ’90s along with the Elephant 6 collective.



Marcus Mumford details new Mumford & Sons album, Colorado ties, Salida music festival

We caught up with Marcus Mumford to talk about the new Mumford & Sons album, the frontman's time living in Denver and the upcoming Salida music festival. Photo courtesy of Big Hassle.

We caught up with Marcus Mumford to talk about the new Mumford & Sons album, the frontman’s time living in Denver and the upcoming Salida music festival.



Gregory Alan Isakov’s definition of sad music

Gregory Alan Isakov performs at a sold out Boulder Theater on Sunday Aug. 4, 2013. Photos by Josh Elioseff, heyreverb.com.

Ahead of his sold out show at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Gregory Alan Isakov talks about sad vs happy music and why it’s easy to take simple things for granted.



How musicians can stay healthy on tour

Air Dubai performs during the final stop of the 2014 Warped Tour on August 3, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)

We talk to nutrition and fitness experts and musicians for tips to staying healthy on tour. Even with hours the car, tight budgets and parties, it’s possible.



Music festival planned for Salida: Officials hope to draw 35,000

F Street is a popular street in downtown Salida with many galleries, shops, and restaurants. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post file)

Salida on Monday will announce the musical acts anchoring a two-day festival that could lure 35,000 concertgoers to town — more than double the population of Chaffee County.



DJ Premier on his new project PRhyme: “I’d never done anything like it before”

Rapper Royce da 5'9" (left) and Gang Starr's legendary DJ Premier have emerged as the a hip-hop super-duo called PRhyme.

“It wasn’t my idea at all, and I was actually against it at first,” said DJ Premier of his new project, PRhyme, with Detroit rapper Royce da 5’9”.



Red Rocks Amphitheatre on its way to becoming a National Historic Landmark

Chromeo, Cut Copy and Flume perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 5, 2014. Photos by Dylan Langille, heyreverb.com.

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is on its way to becoming a National Historic Landmark along with a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Morrison.



THEESatisfaction, “EarthEE” review: Pay attention, this is worth your time

If you got to lost in the far-out ambience of “EarthEE,” you might miss all the meaning THEESaistfaction packs into these songs.

If you got to lost in the far-out ambience of “EarthEE,” you might miss all the meaning THEESaistfaction packs into these songs.



Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood reunited with guitar stolen in Denver in 1995

Jonny Greenwood performing at a church in Oxford. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook page.

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood has been reunited with a guitar that was stolen in Denver in 1995.



Nicholas Payton and what we mean when we say black music

Nicholas Payton, founder of the Black American Music movement, talks about music's cultural influences, race and more ahead of his trio’s performances on Feb. 19-20 at Dazzle Jazz.

Nicholas Payton, founder of the Black American Music movement, talks about music’s cultural influences, race and more ahead of his trio’s performances on Feb. 19-20 at Dazzle Jazz.