If you follow local music in Colorado Springs, then it’s likely that you’ve already encountered Grant Sabin in some capacity. As a founding member of the “Kings of Space” collective (previously featured on The Big Something), guitarist and vocalist in several local bands, and distinctively mustachioed/bearded fellow, his presence is unmistakably felt in the music scene here. If you’re not yet familiar with him…well, it’s only a matter of time. Sabin is set to release a new album this month–produced in association with the good folks over at Blank Tape Records–and if the tracks that I’ve heard are any indication, I expect it will be receiving quite a bit of attention in the very near future.

We invited Sabin and his drummer, Alex Koshak (also of the Flumps and Briffaut) into our studio at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media to play a few songs and to talk about the album, “Anthromusicology”. Watch the video above, and if you like what you see/hear, consider getting yourself a ticket to see the Grant Sabin Band in all their fully-amplified glory, together with special guests The Haunted Windchimes and Chimney Choir, at Stargazers theater on Friday, December 14th. Tickets are available HERE.

 

4 Responses to Grant Sabin Does a Number, or Three

  1. elizabeth osborne says:

    wow! just heard grant sabin band and all i can say is wow !!

  2. Jeremy says:

    Sweet. Love that talented local music – Sabin rocks.

  3. Gramps says:

    It’s unbelievable, blew me away. Go Grant Go!

  4. Sally in PA says:

    Thanks for the introduction of a new talent. Love that beat & picking. Wish I could be in the area Dec. 14.

News

Getty Images
August 14, 2018 | NPR · Kobach led incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer by 345 votes, with provisional ballots still being counted. Democrats hope his controversial positions on immigration and voter fraud will give them an opening.
 

AP
August 14, 2018 | NPR · President Wallace Loh admitted at a news conference on Tuesday that the school’s athletic training staff “misdiagnosed” Jordan McNair’s collapse and that their failures led to his death.
 

Getty Images
August 14, 2018 | NPR · The lawsuit also says the parent companies “whitewashed” sexual harassment claims against an executive carrying out a plan to hide Tinder’s full value. The companies blast the suit as “sour grapes.”
 

Arts & Life

August 14, 2018 | NPR · Che Apalache is a band made up of one North American and three Argentinians. They play bluegrass and have been a big hit with Anglo audiences and Latinx listeners as they tour the rural U.S.
 

August 14, 2018 | FA · When Karen Piper was 6, her family moved to the Mojave Desert. In A Girl’s Guide To Missiles she describes how her parents designed weapons, but she didn’t understand how it all connected to war.
 

Getty Images/EyeEm
August 14, 2018 | NPR · Journalist Vince Beiser’s no-nonsense writing makes light reading of a grim subject, the past and future of sand, but it paints a telling picture of how great a problem lies before us.
 

Music

August 14, 2018 | NPR · Che Apalache is a band made up of one North American and three Argentinians. They play bluegrass and have been a big hit with Anglo audiences and Latinx listeners as they tour the rural U.S.
 

August 14, 2018 | FA · Early in his career, clarinetist Andy Biskin worked as an assistant to the folklorist Alan Lomax. Biskin’s new album features new settings of songs drawn from Lomax’s The Folk Songs of North America.
 

Courtesy of the artist
August 14, 2018 | NPR · Iron & Wine has been performing the song live since at least 2013, but has just given it its first proper release ahead of the band’s upcoming EP, Weed Garden.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab