In many ways, Wildermiss made it big a couple years ago with their first album “Lost With You,” spawning regular rotation on 93.3 KTCL, performances at Red Rocks and a slot on Last Call With Carson Daly. But they’re not exactly flying in private jets when outside the comfort of Colorado. In fact, they’re still driving vans that suck. Wildermiss haven’t forgotten where they came from because they can’t afford it yet. And that’s reflected in their new album “In My Mind”.Continue reading
Month: December 2019
The Colorado Sound’s My5 – December 2019 – Top 105 albums of 2019
This month, the Colorado Sound’s My 5 is our choices for the Top 5 albums released in 2019. On December 31, we’ll once again count down the Top 105 Albums Of The Year as voted by Colorado Sound listeners. What are YOUR Top 5 of 2019? Go to ColoradoSound.org to submit your picks by December 21 – each submission enters you to win a pair of tickets to The Colorado Sound’s 4th Birthday Party show at Washington’s on Saturday, February 29. Tune in on New Year’s Eve from 6am to midnight to see where YOUR choices land on the list!Continue reading
Breaking the Cycle – UPLIFT: FOCO Plucks For a Good Cause
Andy Whilden knew exactly who to turn to when he was putting together a house band for his first music festival: bluegrass players.
Uplift: FoCo is a fundraiser for the The Matthews House, an organization based in Old Town Fort Collins that works to break the cycle of poverty by empowering families and young people.
The event is December 21 at The Aggie Theater in Fort Collins featuring a house band of the region’s finest bluegrass musicians backing a slew of top folk and Americana singer/songwriters.Continue reading
Album Review: Last Call Romance – Double Funeral
Emily and Chris Winters are the duet behind Last Call Romance, a six-person Rockabilly band out of Fort Collins. Within the Rockabilly world, they’re a fairly well respected outfit, traveling to the Hemsby Rock n’ Roll Weekender festival in the UK and pulling accolades from Blue Suede News Magazine. Their 2019 release, Double Funeral Volume 1, is a perfect example of the genre, aimed straight at the hearts of Rockabilly die-hards.Continue reading
A Shared Approach: Silver & Gold Collaborate with Brix Brewery, support Boys & Girls Club
A shared approach to creation is the driving force behind an upcoming collaboration between rock band Silver & Gold and Greeley’s Brix Brewery and Taphouse. On December 19, a collaborative beer release and concert benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Weld County will take place in Downtown Greeley’s Moxi Theater, showcasing the spirit of collaboration.Continue reading
Album Review: Marbin – Strong Thing
Marbin’s new album ‘Strong Thing’ is the love child of prog rock and jazz fusion. Eddie Van Halen and Charlie Parker surely smiled down on the Chicago based quartet when they recorded it; their collective energy and virtuosic solos are enough to invigorate both long-distance runs and epic boss-battles royale.Continue reading
Video Premiere: The Great Salmon Famine – Ebekeneezer’s Tweezers
Space Exploration, goofy rhymes, fantasy cartoons and reggae-nspired funk. This eclectic combination of aesthetics is perfectly indicative of the pastiche of style, genre and humour abundant throughout everything The Great Salmon Famine does. The Fort Collins quintet premiere the music video for “Ebekeneezer’s Tweezers” exclusively via BandWagon today.Continue reading
Album Review: The Great Salmon Famine – Kelp!
The Great Salmon Famine’s newest release ‘Kelp!’ along with their recent, packed Aggie Theater CD release party are helping to solidify their place among the Burroughs, Silver & Gold and other stellar Northern Colorado bands of note. From breakneck speed funk to deep grooves, ‘Kelp!’ is a record no lover of good times can afford to miss.Continue reading