Seven (7) Questions With Gold Leaves
Gold Leaves, the solo project of Grant Olsen (who was formerly one half of Arthur & Yu), is opening for A.A. Bondy at the Hi-Dive in Denver in a couple days. In anticipation, I sent Grant 7 questions about his debut solo record, The Ornament. 1.What inspired you to start this project? What inspired the name? I had a bunch of songs that didn’t really work for my other project, Arthur &...
Nope Fun Interview
““I was born in a city and raised in a swamp. I’ve been homeless in The North, fed and laid to bed in The South. I exhausted that eastern coast and couldn’t stand to rot with it anymore, so I am now making that great American movement west. As of this paragraph, I am in Colorado; I am no longer homeless; I am still hungry. I often forget the places I’ve met and the people I’ve been,...
7 Questions With Matthew & The Atlas
Matthew & The Atlas is currently touring alongside the David Mayfield Parade and Lauren Shera. They are traveling the states as a part of the Communion collective, founded several years ago by Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett, and planning a stop into Denver on October 28th at the Soiled Dove. In anticipation, I sent Matthew seven (admittedly general) questions about music and art as a...
Deer Tick: Tornado of Hate (& Interview)
In anticipation of their new album, Divine Providence, John McCauley and the guys created a full-length hip-hop album and leaked it as the real thing. Seriously. It’s pretty fucking crazy. Here, listen for yourself: Download/Listen/Share PLUS: John McCauley did an hour-long live “chat” (message board style) on reddit.com today. I asked as many questions as I could, some...
Introducing: The Wholetones
I’ve typed and deleted this article 3 times already. I tried straight-forward journalism, a mock-Howl “of my generation” speech, and a drunken but heartfelt “what the fuck have my friends created” ode, yet all of these attempts have shown the same flaw: It is seemingly impossible to describe The Wholetones without embarrassing yourself (or them), without under or over...
October Folk Mixtape
Drapeaux Rouges is proud to announce our new Mixtape Series. The first is inspired by the changing weather, by the dying of the leaves. A Side: 1. “Alone With The Beast Folk” by Birdengine 2. “Subtle Strains” by Jonquil 3. “Dead Deer & Other Animals” by Thanksgiving 4. “The Wreck Is Not A Boat” by Sons of Noel and Adrian 5. “Take...
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