For our debut episode of ColoRadio Spotlight, host Corbin David Albaugh sits down for an exclusive interview with Denver post-rock powerhouse ALTAS in honor of their second album, "All I Ever Wanted Was" (available May 31, 2019) and their upcoming album release show at Rhinoceropolis in Denver. We talk with the band about their songwriting process, lessons learned from their debut album, how to tell stories without lyrics, the importance of DIY spaces, the evolution of the Denver music scene, the struggles of independent musicians, and more. We also preview three tracks from "All I Ever Wanted Was".

ALTAS is Enrique Jimenez, Israel Jimenez, Juan Carlos Flores, and Meaghan Lillis.

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ALTAS has toured from the dry desert at the Mexican border to the pine-filled Pacific Northwest. They have performed hundreds of shows both large and small, from Vietnamese billiards halls in Denver, CO to the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX. Their debut album Epoca de Bestias, was included in the “Best of Colorado Albums” by Westword in 2014. They are also an IM Tour roster artist, an organization which honors artists pushing the boundaries of contemporary music. Their follow up album All I Ever Wanted Was will be released in June of 2019, followed by tours through the Western United States.

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