S2: Dead Boyfriend

Dead Boyfriend is a Denver-based band performing genre-melting indie fuzz music. Fronted by Ashley Nova, the band has been a familiar face at Youth on Record events for years. This year they played UMS for the first time! In this episode Ashley Nova and Genevieve Libien discuss the realities of running a band, and finding a supportive home base at Youth on Record.

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Underground at the Showcase is an official podcast of Underground Music Showcase and a production of Youth on Record. Hosted by Youth on Record participants, the show offers candid conversations with festival performers across styles and genres. Episodes cover a range of themes and topics including community, identity, music education, mental health, fashion, and finding/creating moments of inspiration. Underground at the Showcase was recorded live at UMS at H.R. Meininger Company.

Hosted by Emerson Olson, and Cesar Ibarra

Edited and Mixed by Xavier Gauthier
Produced by David Ladon and Ryan Conarro

Theme song written and performed by David Ladon, Genevieve Glimp, and Danny Acree. Additional music by Blvck Qi

Underground Music Showcase is Denver's longest and largest music festival, featuring nearly 150 bands performing over three days across S. Broadway. 

Youth on Record designs and implements strengths-based, music-centered programs intended to equip young people from historically under-resourced communities with the skills needed to find success in life by advancing their academic success, increasing their economic opportunities and career skills, and strengthening their community connections and networks. Learn more at https://www.youthonrecord.org

Support for Underground at the Showcase comes from BusinessDen.com, the Mile High City’s homepage for local business news and events. The site launched in January 2015 and is modeled on a highly successful newspaper operating in Richmond, Virginia since 2008. Their newsroom is located in downtown Denver and they have a staff of seven.

S2: Dead Boyfriend
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