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  • Hard Working Americans’ rockumentary has roots in Boulder

    Hard Working Americans’ rockumentary has roots in Boulder

    By Quentin Young In the middle of “The First Waltz,” a new rockumentary about the Hard Working Americans, singer Todd Snider lays down a vocal track for the song “Wrecking Ball” by Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. We watch the take unfold from beginning to end, and as the music concludes we see the reaction in the control room. David Schools, the Widespread Panic bassist who plays with the Americans, shakes his head. “(Freaking) mesmerizing,” he says. Someone off camera […]

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  • Qbala performs ‘Mind’s Eye’

    Qbala performs ‘Mind’s Eye’

    Qbala performs “Mind’s Eye” at Second Story Garage in Boulder, Colorado. When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she’s the kind of performer who doesn’t shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Qbala — aka Kalhie Quinones — might have had a career as a basketball player. She played for the University […]

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  • Second Story Garage: Qbala

    Second Story Garage: Qbala

    Qbala performs “News” at Second Story Garage in Boulder, Colorado. When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she’s the kind of performer who doesn’t shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Qbala — aka Kalhie Quinones — might have had a career as a basketball player. She played for the University of […]

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  • Qbala performs ‘It Takes More’

    Qbala performs ‘It Takes More’

    Qbala performs “It Takes More” at Second Story Garage in Boulder, Colorado. When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she’s the kind of performer who doesn’t shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Qbala — aka Kalhie Quinones — might have had a career as a basketball player. She played for the […]

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  • Qbala chats with Quentin Young

    Qbala chats with Quentin Young

    Qbala chats with Quentin Young at Second Story Garage in Boulder, Colorado. When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she’s the kind of performer who doesn’t shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Qbala — aka Kalhie Quinones — might have had a career as a basketball player. She played for the […]

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  • The Motet’s best mix yet will relive 1975 in Halloween shows

    The Motet’s best mix yet will relive 1975 in Halloween shows

    By Alan Crandall The Motet has long been one of Colorado’s favorite funk bands. In the early years, The Motet grew out of a fluid group of musicians, always centered on the band’s leader, drummer Dave Watts. With the release of their self-titled seventh album and a recent return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre, The Motet is riding a wave of success after years of touring and experimentation. The band is pushing heavy rhythmic dance music to a new level, incorporating […]

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