Colder Than Fargo – Blue E.P.

I saw this saying on a bumper sticker in the parking lot of the procrastinator’s anonymous meeting that I thought was pretty appropriate, “Better late than never.” The Blue E.P. release from Denver’s Colder Than Fargo has been out for a bit-o-time, and if you’ve already picked it up, good for you. If not, well, […]

Raheem Devaughn – The Love Experience

Newcomer Raheem DeVaughn is the future. Imagine a soul singer who possesses the vocal sensibilities of both Lyfe (Jennings) and the missing DeAngelo, combined with the emotional expression of Marvin Gaye. Then give him the songwriting ability of Raphael Saadiq and Musiq Soulchild, with a dash of Prince thrown in for good measure. Now take […]

Landlordland – Dragging Through the Weather

Landlordland is a local Denver foursome that formed in 2002. Darren Dunn (guitar, vocals), Dan Zmolek (drums), Syles Cooley (keyboard), and Rich Sandoval (bass) have been kicking around the music scene for many years. You might recognize some of those names from such notable local acts as Dressy Bessy, Von Hemmling, and Pillory Victrola. Now, […]

Suburban Home Gets Ready to Turn 10

Suburban Home

Suburban Home Gets Ready To Turn 10 “We recently read an article about the current value of music in today’s culture,” states Virgil Dickerson, founder and owner of local label and distributor, Suburban Home Records. It is his job to stay on top of not only the music business but how music meets technology. “You […]

TSAR – Band, Girls, Money


If I knew how to skateboard, I would have Tsar egging me on through my iPod. The wind would be in my hair, and I would be rolling down the long, smooth drive in a ritzy neighborhood in Hollywood Hills. Since I’m not in Hollywood and wouldn’t make it down a concrete hill alive, it […]