Big news: 100 percent more Desert Atlas!

Desert Atlas played at Moe's Original Bar B Que in Englewood this past Friday, June 24. Some notable things about the show: 1000 Times played with well-deserved confidence beyond their years (they looked pretty young to this dude)The Stephen Lear Band ripped it up and brought SRV vibesDug the indie edge from Max's Mirror (and their Godzilla video background)Desert Atlas is now twice the size! Friday marked the debut show of drummer...

I entered the Tiny Desk Contest again

I procrastinated this year—lulled into a false sense of security by the fact that last year's deadline was pushed back to account for the whole pandemic thing. Anyway, I'm OK with how it turned out. I think if I had given myself a bit more time, I could've pulled out a better performance. Still, I like this song a lot. (We always love our newest songs the most, don't we?)

Coming back to live

Having been fully vaccinated, I finally ventured out for my first open mic in a year and a half—to the Corner Beet, one of my favorite places to play. Found myself incredibly chatty, catching up with folks I hadn't seen in a long time and meeting some new people as well. Gio is a great host, all the performers are entertaining and the audience is attentive. Also awesome is the fact that the whole thing gets streamed live on Facebook. I come...

Lyric video and album news

So I decided to try making one of those lyric videos all the kids are talking about these days: I think it turned out okay, though I'd love to have a "real" music video some time. It's just hard to find the time and resources (though I know a couple of folks who could help me), and I'm also not that comfortable in front of the camera. Anyway, the video was motivated by some much larger I'm coming out with a full-length album! Fourteen tracks of...

Props from Indie 102.3

I was wondering why views for my Tiny Desk Contest entry had suddenly shot up (to like 150 views, but when you're starting in the single digits, that counts as a tidal wave). Turns out I'd been included in this list of 13 Colorado Artists' Tiny Desk Submissions We Loved (I'm the fifth video down).