The local, independent music scene in Southern Colorado has a lot of momentum right now. From the Haunted Windchimes’ high profile Prairie Home Companion appearance last October, to the success of the first annual Florence Americana Music Festival in August, local bands and musicians have been gaining exposure and coming together in exciting new ways. KRCC’s Jake Brownell spoke to some of the people and visited some of the places at the heart of this bourgeoning scene and has this story.

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Featured Music:

The Broken Spoke — “Burning Blue” (Colorado Springs, CO)

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We Are Not A Glum Lot — “Chandler” (Colorado Springs, CO)

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Mike Clark — “Smooth Sailing” (Colorado Springs, CO)

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Grant Sabin — “God’s House” (Colorado Springs, CO)

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Haunted Windchimes — “Waiting for a Train” (Pueblo, CO)

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The Flumps — “Severance” (Florence, CO)

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Edith Makes A Paper Chain — “Small Waltz” (Colorado Springs, CO)

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Interviewed in this piece:

Conor Bourgal — The Changing Colors, Blank Tape Records

Chuck Snow — The Lo-Fi Cowboys

The Kings of Space

Heather Browne — I Am Fuel, You Are Friends Blog

 

2 Responses to Exploring the Local Music Scene

  1. Jeremy says:

    Great stuff!

  2. Mary Ellen Davis says:

    NICE! Thanks for delving into the House Shows phenomenon.

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