Category Archives: Music & Sound

Lonigan’s Weekend

Back to back Angus Mohr shows. Their new album. Estes Park. Three reasons to love fall. This is my shortest blog post ever.  

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Angus Mohr’s Monster in the Box

This project reflects more than the hundreds of invisible hours that  go into creating a living representation of music that feels fresh and visceral. It is a snapshot of  of the sadness, beauty, and triumph that comes from wrestling with outer … Continue reading

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For the Writer People: Overview–Blame Wade

Recently, a friend said something along the lines of: You should blog about writing like That-Funny-Blogger-We-Both-Like-To-Read-Because-We-Enjoy-Crude-Description-And-Foul-Language-Even-Though-His-Blog-Is-Better-Than-His-Fiction. I said, “But I’m not that funny.” He said, “If you could translate into blog format your ability to narrow in on exactly what’s … Continue reading

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This little blog is growing up…

I’m completely unqualified to write a book about music. I’m not letting that stop me. I’m just being honest. I don’t play an instrument. I have only the most rudimentary understanding of how the essence of music theory translates to … Continue reading

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Lucero & Larry and his Flask @ the Bluebird 3/30/12 & 3/31/12

To “get” the Flask, you’ll have to see ’em live. The CD just can’t do them justice. Each night, Lucero played a slightly different show, changing up both songs and order on the set list. Friday’s was more precise, but … Continue reading

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Lucero’s Women and Work –Not Really a Review

Last summer, in 102 degree heat, I stood on black asphalt in front of a tiny stage surrounded by the Van’s Warped Tour’s over-abundance of screamo bands, listening to Ben Nichols and the boys play songs off of 1372 Overton … Continue reading

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Angus Mohr Mohr Mohr (reboot)

One more week till St. Paddy’s weekend and back to back Angus nights. Here’s a reboot of a post I wrote last fall about a Little Bear show. A three set show is a lot like a night of really … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Shullamuth Ballinger:
Make no mistake, the Colorado Scottish Festival crowd loves Angus Mohr. The band handled a technical glitch at Saturday’s  12:45 show with banter and charm while the intimate and enthusiastic crowd cheered them on.   Eighty…

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Originally posted on Shullamuth Ballinger:
What could be better than sailing along with good friends, sunshine, and music? Navigating past the inflatable Jameson bottle, whisky tasting, and beer tent, the Jameson stage rises out of Clement Park’s well watered grass.…

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“…the most beautiful human obsession.”

According to Daniel Levitin’s This is Your Brain on Music, it’s, well, music. If you’re reading this blog, you’re aware that I agree with Levitin, if for no other reason than it justifies my own obsession. I know I should … Continue reading

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