Colorado’s music industry is booming. Musicians across the state are flourishing with creativity and talent. They’re unafraid to reach across divides and expand, collaborate and listen. For women, the realities of the industry remain dismal, however. Less than 5 percent of audio producers and sound engineers are female, and societal norms and expectations still dictate […]Read more
by Lauren M. Maslen Welcome to rock and roll summer camp. Being “one of the guys” isn’t necessary here. Neither is knowing how to play a guitar, drums or bass. You don’t need to know what an XLR cable is or how to set up a drum kit. You will learn these skills though, and […]Read more "Colorado’s new riot grrrls"
Located less than 30 miles northwest of Denver is the eco-friendly college town of Boulder, Colo. Boulder is a magnet for artists, musicians, and young tech-savvy startup companies. The town is home to Z2 Entertainment, which owns the Boulder Theater and Fox Theatre, Boulder’s two largest music venues for nationally touring acts. Karen Shaviv is […]Read more "Behind the scenes at Boulder’s Z2 Entertainment"