• Second Story Garage: Red Fox Run - 07/27/2015 08:22 AM MDT
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Red Fox Run

    07/27/2015 08:22 AM MDT
    The Denver quartet takes the business side of music very seriously, and that professionalism carried through the session, which musically was marked by a passion that seemed impatient for release. 
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    Second Story Garage: Facing West
    07/17/2015 07:58 AM MDT - Keep your eye on the Powell sisters, Caitlin and Sidney. The two teens from Evergreen write songs and perform together as Facing West, and their prospects are looking up. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Plain White T's play 'Hey There Delilah'
    07/10/2015 08:19 AM MDT - The Plain White T's shot to fame in 2007 with "Hey There Delilah," a two-time Grammy-nominated song that for some bands might have been one of those achievements never to be topped. But the T's in subsequent releases proved capable of consistent hit-making. Songs such as "1, 2, 3, 4" and "Rhythm of Love," like "Delilah," are melodic gems and commercial gold. They're doing more of the same with their latest album, this year's "American Nights." Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Boulder's Eminence Ensemble
    06/29/2015 07:41 AM MDT - The term "prog rock" has been reclaimed by younger musicians who never had to live through the genre's bleak era. Prog rock, at least in its Rocky Mountain form, has evolved to emphasize its rock, funk and jam dimensions. And Eminence Ensemble embodies this progression.  Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer
    06/18/2015 12:09 PM MDT - Science and music have a way of mingling in the mind. Dave McGraw used to be a wildlife biologist but now is a singer as one half of the indie folk duo Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer. Fer, meanwhile, studied music in Spain, where she honed her acoustic guitar chops after developing her electric lead playing. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Ayo Awosika
    06/10/2015 12:27 PM MDT - Ayo Awosika is based in New York these days, but Colorado music fans will recognize her for her work with Front Range acts such as The Motet. She lived and made music in Colorado for five years, and her connections with Mile High musicians keep her coming back to the state regularly. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Rocktin Grove
    06/02/2015 11:39 AM MDT - Rocktin Grove make rock music with touches of bluegrass, jamband and roots, and this is the creation that's winning the Boulder band fans along the Colorado Front Range. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops
    05/22/2015 12:35 PM MDT - The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story

    Second Story Garage: decker.
    05/18/2015 09:24 AM MDT - The lyrical references on decker.'s latest album, "Patsy," run from Ol' Dirty Bastard to Lee Harvey Oswald, and in between is some sharp thinking expressed in cutting lines. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: High Five
    05/08/2015 12:10 PM MDT - High Five got the attention the Second Story Garage crew at a set they performed for the Colorado Music Party in March during South by Southwest. Based on the crowd reaction in Austin, there's little doubt they can go big. Full Story

    (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer)
    College footballRick George: Pac-12 Networks need to reach more people

    Deal with DirecTV could be closer due to AT&T takeover
    Everywhere he goes — and that means everywhere — Colorado athletic director Rick George is dogged by a familiar question from Buffaloes fans. Full Story
    (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer)
    College footballRick George: Pac-12 Networks need to reach more people

    Deal with DirecTV could be closer due to AT&T takeover
    Everywhere he goes — and that means everywhere — Colorado athletic director Rick George is dogged by a familiar question from Buffaloes fans. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Red Fox Run

    The Denver quartet takes the business side of music very seriously, and that professionalism carried through the session, which musically was marked by a passion that seemed impatient for release. Full Story