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Mary Willson

Music and Musings: The freedom of emotion in electronic music

Mary Willson October 9, 2014

A favorite musical genre says more about a person than any other cultural identifier out there. An individual does not choose their race, heritage, hometown or shoe size. Music choice is the one identifier...

Music and Musings: SoundCloud challenges the future of audio distribution

Music and Musings: SoundCloud challenges the future of audio distribution

Mary Willson September 19, 2014

Last week, the popular electronic and hip hop Boulder based music blog, ThisSongIsSick.com’s Soundcloud account was suspended due to "outstanding DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) claims." ThisSongisSick...

Music and Musings: Are fans ready for Porter Robinsons post-EDM?

Music and Musings: Are fans ready for Porter Robinson’s post-EDM?

Mary Willson September 12, 2014

Porter Robinson's album “Worlds” is progressive and welcomed by industry, but can fans keep up with his post-electronic dance music style? I absolutely love Porter Robinson’s new album "Worlds."...

Shop Locally, Shop Close By, Shop Unique; Shop Old Town

Shop Locally, Shop Close By, Shop Unique; Shop Old Town

December 9, 2013

Holiday shopping is a feat not for the faint-of-heart. Big box stores full of  head-scratching promotions and overwhelming online selection makes the holiday hobby of gift grabbing seem more like a chore...

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Music is Bigger than You

November 8, 2013

Electronic music is a metaphor for life; the crossfading of samples to create a unique song is an example of how to accept each other in society. Different voices, backgrounds, and lives come together...

Aspen-Grille Serve’s High Quality Food with a Side of Education

Aspen-Grille Serve’s High Quality Food with a Side of Education

November 6, 2013

Art comes in many shapes and sizes; from canvases, to sculptures to restaurant management and a great lamb-burger. Students in the hospitality management program in the College of Food Science and...

Tribal Rites Tattoo and Piercing is located at 632 S. College Ave. Photo by Mary Willson

Best of CSU: Tribal Rites Based on Art, Personal Meaning and Quality

October 31, 2013

Tattooing for some is a way to make a statement, to keep memories close, or to show meaning to the world. For others, it is all about the art. This mentality is what has kept Tribal Rites Tattoo...

Kiralyn Sands plays cello for singer Shaley Scott during Ladybug 2012 at Gnu in Old Town. The event, hosted by the experience gallery, was held on Friday and Saturday night, and included performances to promote and recognize female artists.

Hodi’s Hosts Benefit Concert with Shaley Scott Tonight

September 21, 2013

Last week’s flowing water along the Colorado Fort Range has transformed many natural areas into mud filled fields, building basements into soggy floors and mountain roads into unsafe mazes. Yet, it has...

Positive vibes and intense beats, Colorado a leader in electronic music scene

Positive vibes and intense beats, Colorado a leader in electronic music scene

September 3, 2013

Side by side on the seats of Red Rocks, next to strangers that don’t feel much like strangers anymore, the bass extends past your ears and into your chest, heart, and soul. You can’t help but move...

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