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    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.  
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    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

    Second Story Garage: Grisman, Leslie, Hargreaves & Smith
    04/30/2015 02:13 PM MDT - Bluegrass songs are essentially country songs, and country songs aren't supposed to have more than a few chords or get too complex rhythmically. But the "supergroup" lineup of Grisman, Leslie, Hargreaves & Smith doesn't seem to know about these rules. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Cabinet
    04/17/2015 08:17 AM MDT - A touch of Appalachia marks much of Cabinet's look and sound. With a mix of drum-fueled rhythm and bluegrass instrumentation, Cabinet has explored a path of Americana much followed by Colorado audiences. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Cornmeal
    04/10/2015 10:20 AM MDT - The Chicago-based band is popular among jamgrass fans throughout the country and is a regular visitor to bluegrass hot spots of the Front Range. They stopped by the Garage on a recent visit to the state with a new lineup and songs from an upcoming album. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: De'Jon Wilson primed to make mark in new defense

    Redshirt junior sees opportunity in 3-4 alignment
    De'Jon Wilson is no longer waiting for an opportunity to make an impact on the Colorado defense. The opportunity is there. Full Story
    (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)
    College footballCU football: De'Jon Wilson primed to make mark in new defense

    Redshirt junior sees opportunity in 3-4 alignment
    De'Jon Wilson is no longer waiting for an opportunity to make an impact on the Colorado defense. The opportunity is there. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Boulder's Eminence Ensemble

    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