Behind The Scene Episode 35 – Steve (Faceman – Indie Rock/Pop)

“At the end of the day I think…as an artist you have to get over feeling that you need to get just as much back as  you give out”

On this episode of Behind The Scene:

Guest: Steve from Faceman (Indie Rock/Pop band from Denver)

Official Site: www.facemanmusic.com

The song for this episode is “ElChapo” off of their upcoming album “Wild and Hunting”

Listen above and as always, subscribe direct on iTunes and RSS.

This episode was graciously sponsored by Renegade Brewing Company!  Visit their taproom on 9th and Santa Fe or pick up their wonderful assortment of beer at any local liquor store.

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Behind The Scene Episode 34 – Bree Davies (Writer, Musician, Radio/TV Host)

“and I just remember like waking one morning, just like laying on a pile of trash in my bedroom on the floor…  My arm was bleeding, I had no idea what happened and I was like ‘dude…this has to like stop'”

On this episode of Behind The Scene:

Guest: Bree Davies (writer, musician, Radio/TV Host)

Official Site: twitter.com/CocoDavies

The song for this episode is Party With Me Punker from Bree’s previous band Night of Joy.

Listen above and as always, subscribe direct on iTunes and RSS.

This episode was graciously sponsored by Renegade Brewing Company!  Visit their taproom on 9th and Santa Fe or pick up their wonderful assortment of beer at any local liquor store.

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Behind The Scene Episode 33 – Nate Valdez (In The Whale)

“It was like 1 in the morning.  If we said yes [to finishing Jane’s Addiction’s tour with them], that meant we had to leave by 9am….And we just got in our van, went to our homes, got some clothes for the weekend and we left…and called our work from the road and said ‘this is what’s happening…this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and we’re doing this’.”

On this episode of Behind The Scene:

Guest: Nate Valdez of In The Whale

Official Site: www.inthewhalesucks.com

The song for this episode is American Eyes off of In The Whale’s upcoming QUICKSAND Ep

Listen above and as always, subscribe direct on iTunes and RSS.

This episode was graciously sponsored by Renegade Brewing Company!  Visit their taproom on 9th and Santa Fe or pick up their wonderful assortment of beer at any local liquor store.

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Behind The Scene Episode 32 – Noah Simons, Bryce Navin (Male Blonding)

“So we were like ‘Ok, let’s just do a record.  Screw it”.  We had one song that we had to kind of write while we were out there…which was a little weird…writing in that circumstance is weird for a full band.  Especially one that takes so much time that we tend to.  It was just kind of like a way of remedying the problem of not having a real tour.”

On this episode of Behind The Scene:

Guest: Noah Simons and Bryce Navin of Male Blonding

Official Site: maleblonding.bandcamp.com

The song for this episode is Nudist Beach off of Male Blonding‘s Tiny Death EP

Listen above and as always, subscribe direct on iTunes and RSS.

This episode was graciously sponsored by Renegade Brewing Company!  Visit their taproom on 9th and Santa Fe or pick up their wonderful assortment of beer at any local liquor store.

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Behind The Scene Episode 31 – Jessi Whitten (Music Director – OpenAir CPR)

“when I make a mixtape, I think of who the mixtape’s for and what are they going to like. And that’s the hardest part of being a Music Director is there are things that I love that we don’t put on the air and there are things that I don’t love that we do put on the air because I’m thinking of that mixtape recipient….and that person has many faces”

On this episode of Behind The Scene:

Guest: Jessi Whitten, the Music Director of OpenAir CPR 

Official Site: www.cpr.org/openair

The song for this episode is called Firecracker by the Hot IQ’s

Listen above and as always, subscribe direct on iTunes and RSS.

This episode was graciously sponsored by Renegade Brewing Company!  Visit their taproom on 9th and Santa Fe or pick up their wonderful assortment of beer at any local liquor store.

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Behind The Scene Episode 30 – Josh Novak (Oko Tygra)

“I absolutely detested being called a singer-songwriter…I wanted to be David Bowie, I didn’t want to be John Denver.”

 

Guest: Joshua Novak of Oko Tygra

Official Site: http://okotygra.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/okotygra

The song for this episode is called Glass Jaw and can be found here – https://soundcloud.com/oko-tygra/glass-jaw

Listen above and as always, subscribe direct on iTunes and RSS.

This episode was graciously sponsored by Renegade Brewing Company!  Visit their taproom on 9th and Santa Fe or pick up their wonderful assortment of beer at any local liquor store.

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Behind The Scene Episode 29 – Tobias Krause (Two Parts – Promoter, Talent Buyer, Event Manager)

“I have much respect for Tobias,  He is the future of Denver music (from the event side)”

This was a quote from a friend of mine regarding Tobias Krause.  I received this text about an hour before Tobias arrived at my house for the taping of this show and a couple hours later, I found myself agreeing with every word of that statement.

Tobias is another one of those guys whose name all of us have known for a few years now…even those who have never spoken a direct word with the man.  He is a promoter, he is a talent buyer, he is an event manager, a journalist, a musician, a writer.  A man of many hats, Tobias is quickly becoming one of the most influential individuals in the Denver art scenes.  This is why I have wanted to have him on the show for so long, and as expected…the conversation was wonderful and informative.

Listen as I sit with Tobias and talk about his musical past, his journalistic past, and his event management world of today.  Tobias has been the one to shape the Westword Music Showcase for the last 2 years.  He talks about the ins and outs of how that important Denver music festival is put together (this part is a must listen for any Denver musician!)  He also chats about his involvement in the Denver restaurant scene, the Denver Beer scene, the Denver Craft scene…if something involves creativity and Denver, Tobias Krause seems to be an influential part of it.

One thing I took away from this conversation…we need more people like Tobias.  He is one of the ones that brings the organization, the resources, and the passion to these Denver events that allow our city’s arts to shine.

We all owe people like Tobias a beer (after all, he probably threw a festival that helped promote your favorite new brewery).

Official Site: www.twoparts.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/twopartsco

The song for this episode is called The Truth by one of Tobias’ favorite Denver bands, Rossonion

Listen above and as always, subscribe direct on iTunes and RSS.

This episode was graciously sponsored by Renegade Brewing Company!  Visit their taproom on 9th and Santa Fe or pick up their wonderful assortment of beer at any local liquor store.

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