OpenAir is excited to debut a new single from Denver teenage band The Baltic.
From April 21-27, the Root 40 Music Festival celebrates the vibrant music scene of Colorado's Colfax Avenue for its third consecutive year. Prior to the festival, we spoke with Root 40 Event Manager Melanie King to discuss the motivation for the fest, Colfax's cultural atmosphere, and the vitality of Colorado's local music scene.
This week in music news: Outside Lands announces lineup, Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia to make film debut, St. Vincent performs with Nirvana, and more.
Grant Farm, based in Boulder, boasts some of the ablest musicians not only in the state of Colorado, but in the nation: guitarist and bandleader Tyler Grant was named National Flatpicking Champion in 2008, and the members have featured in renowned bluegrass and jam bands Leftover Salmon, The Drew Emmitt Band, Emmitt-Nershi Band and more.
The members of Residual Kid aren't old enough to drive, but they managed to melt faces in Denver both at last year's Underground Music Showcase (UMS) and a two-night stint at the Hi-Dive with In the Whake last weekend. We had them in our CPR Performance Studio last week.
OpenAir spoke with Warpaint members Emily Kokal and Stella Mozgawa at SnowBall Fest about their newfound writing process, working with well-known music producers Flood and Nigel Godrich, and how each new tour in the States feels like “starting over.”