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Music Has the Right To Children – Mingus (9.22.2015)

On today’s show, we will listen to tracks spanning across three decades of Charles Mingus’ career. The esteemed composer, conductor, and bassist saw himself as the heir to Duke Ellington’s dynasty, and few jazz fans today would disagree with him. His...

Stealing Art (and Why it’s Good)

As soon as I learned that Glass Animals would be part of the Wakarusa press conference, I tried hard to come up with a way to phrase a question I’d had since first hearing their music: the inspiration behind their tongue-in-cheek sleazy, almost slimy sound. As...

Our Pop Songs: Reptar at Wakarusa 2015

I think it’s fair to say that Reptar’s afternoon set at Wakarusa did not get off to a good start. After butting heads with the sound guys during the sound check, the band’s 4:00 show didn’t begin until 4:40. To make matters worse, just as the four band members were...

The Music of Guardians of The Galaxy

The Music of Guardians of the Galaxy What can I say? Not only was Guardians of the Galaxy a wickedly awesome film, but the music featured in it was equally as amazing. Part of the reason I liked the movie so much was the soundtrack – it showcased some really great...

Adam Leech: Putting the RAD in ColoRADo

I first met Adam Leech in 2007 at his Vintage Clothing Store, The Leechpit. From our first meeting, there was no doubt in my mind that Adam is a genuine-individual. Dressed in the Grunge-punk uniform of tattered jeans, local band tee, and grandfather cardigan...