Portland experimental pop duo AU stopped by OpenAir during their stay in Denver. Frontman Luke Wyland and drummer Dana Valatka performed as a trio bringing along the talented singer-clarinetist Holland Andrews, who also solos under the moniker Like A Villian. AU calls Denver their sister city to Portland and has a longtime friendship with locals Laura Goldhamer and her posse of musical friends. In fact, during the interview Luke even says Denver may even bring a livelier crowd to their raucous shows than their hometown.
AU is currently touring the world in support of the new record "Both Lights" out April 3rd via Hometapes Records. Listen to their in-studio below where morning show host Alisha Sweeney's talks to them about their recording process, the Portland music scene and musical influences. Also, hear them perform new songs "Get Alive," "OJ," and "Solid Gold."