After a three-year battle with cancer, original Beastie Boy, Adam "MCA" Yauch has died, May 4, 2012. Yauch leaves a 33-year music career, steeped in punk and hip hop.
OpenAir premieres two new songs from local rock band The Congress during Mile High Noon on Friday, May 4. The group celebrates the release of its debut full-length album, "Whatever You Want", with a headlining gig at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Friday night.
Joe Sampson is no stranger to the local music scene, in fact he's been serenading us in bands for over a decade. So why has it taken him so long to finally unearth his solo work? Apparently "self-sabotage" as he half-jokingly explains to morning show host Alisha in his heartfelt interview. That and a little help from his friends. Listen to the full, unedited version of Sampson's interview and performance!
Listen to the full, unedited version of Sampson's interview and performance!
The Haunted Windchimes recently traveled from Pueblo to perform songs from their new album, "Out With The Crow" in the OpenAir studio. Like the name, the band's sound possesses a certain spirituality. The Haunted Windchimes make Americana music with a vintage quality that takes you back to times when railroads ruled over roads, a spirit that helped the band land a live gig on Prairie Home Companion last fall. Listen to the OpenAir studio session now!
Last week OpenAir provided exclusive access to brand new tracks from Danielle Ate The Sandwich's forthcoming album, "Like A King". Listen to OpenAir for a taste of this new, local music before it drops June 6th.
Denver duo Gauntlet Hair recently kicked off their nationwide tour in the OpenAir studio! Band members Andy R and Craig Nice (along with bassist Matt Daniels of Vitamins) hung out for a full in-studio session, playing "Heave," "Keep Time" and "I Was Thinking." Hear it now along with our exclusive interview! Alisha chats about the inspiration behind their name, how they ended up in Colorado, and what their future holds (they hint at leaving Denver).