Category: Interviews

Pageantry returns to Colorado…

At SXSW 2014, an indie rock trio named Pageantry grabbed their share of the limelight. Huffington Post named them on their “Best of the Fest” list and they are keeping the momentum going. With an eclectic blend of odd-metered shoe-gaze and avant-garde dream pop,…

Meet John Macy of Macy Sound Studios…

John Macy of Macy Sound Studios is providing 15 hours of quality studio recording time for the DOM’s recent 3Q winner. He has worked on several high profile projects in the past, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Los Lobos. John is also…

A songwriter’s story (and assorted bits of advice)…meet Ed Skibbe

Singer/Songwriter Ed Skibbe’s career illuminates the pre and post internet realities of many professional musicians. From the now almost mythical notion of bands setting up shop for multiple days a week at local venues to burning the midnight oil in Nashville, cranking out songs…

Meet songwriter Andy Ard…

Local musician Andy Ard is a vegetarian and ex-boy scout with a BA in Journalism. He is also the Vice President of the board of COMBO and an accomplished songwriter. With over 20 years of writing under his belt, I recently asked him a…

Meet Brent Baccetti of Baccetti Music Productions, LLC

Brent Baccetti has lived in Colorado for about 3 years now – a transplant from San Diego, and Seattle before that. He’s the epitome of a musician cobbling together a successful career: studio owner, performer, teaching guitar, piano and recording at the Aurora School…

Meet a band called Halcyon…

Starting next Tuesday, the Denver Original Music Initiative will be running our second quarter contest – a chance to win a live performance video through Baccetti Music Productions. Please stay tuned. But in the meantime, I had a little chat with winners of our…

Brad and Jenny Smalling – meet the heart and soul of Evergroove Studio…

Evergroove is one of those rare gems – a “retreat studio” that is also a high quality recording environment. Owners Brad and Jenny Smalling have been working on this dream for over a decade. And since they recently volunteered some free studio time for…