After longtime friends Will Walden and Matt McGuire left Southern California to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder, the musicians soon transformed their dorm rooms into studios and adopted the moniker StaG. The band makes gentle, reverb-heavy pop music and recently released a new single to follow its 2011 full-length, "Rifle Meeker". Now a quartet, StaG stopped by OpenAir to play some new songs and chat about the next record the guys plan to release this summer.
What started as a trip to L.A. to record with renowned producer Andy Johns, (Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin) has resulted in the Swayback's long-awaited new record, Double Four Time. The Denver rockers offered an exclusive introduction to the album when they stopped by OpenAir.
Magic Cyclops stopped by OpenAir to play a few songs and chat about his national prime-time television debut; the Aspen auditions episode of American Idol, which aired Jan. 25th. No doubt his audition was unlike any the judges had seen before! We believe in Magic.
Despite its origins as a folk band, Denver’s Safe Boating Is No Accident has evolved into nothing short of an electrified rock trio. The guys reflected on the transition, their writing style, and the inspiration behind the band’s name when they stopped by the OpenAir Studio.