Max Senteney, Rev Peyton and Breezy Peyton stand in front of Box Canyon in Telluride

The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band only has 3 people in it, but they create a big damn sound. Featuring Rev Peyton playing slide on a National resonator guitar, Breezy Peyton on the washboard and Max Senteney on some mixed percussion and all 3 singing along in this session, the Big Damn Band uses its […]

Brian Keith Wallen sits left of Molly Nimmo on the Telluride Gondola at night

As the sun started to set, we met up with Brian Keith Wallen and Molly Nimmo for our first ever nighttime Gondola Session. If you have never been on a gondola at night, well, it’s interesting. There are no lights, it gets dark fast, and the only thing to comfort you is the occasional hum […]

Jack Broadbent plays guitar as the sun sets in Telluride

We were genuinely stoked when Jack Broadbent agreed to be our Ride Along artist for the 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. Turns out his manager agreed to it and he knew nothing about it, but he was cool with it so all good there. This Ride Along promo was part of the Adventure Giveaway […]

Philippe Gagne plays 2 handpans and a harmonica with the wilderness in the background

I’ve wanted to record a handpan on the gondola from the start. The instrument produces sound that is hard to describe, but it is fragile, eerie, and captivating. It has a certain allure to it that makes it hard to deny. The resonance of the instrument lends itself well to being played (and recorded) outdoors, […]

Samantha Fish plays her Taylor acoustic guitar on the Telluride gondola

Samantha Fish is making waves in the blues world. She has a booming voice, serious guitar skills, and gives an energetic and emotional live performance. She won the Best New Artist Debut award for her 2011 album Runaway, and has been touring and recording constantly since. After releasing two more records in 2013 and 2015, […]

Russ Chapman plays guitar on the Telluride Gondola

Witty lyrics, theatric delivery, and skillful acoustic-blues picking all contribute to Russ Chapman’s original style. He is a true entertainer, and, to steal a phrase from Chapman, does a good job at keeping his audience on the edge of its ears. We met up with Russ Chapman to record some music on the final day […]

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