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Top Denver Music Connoisseurs To Follow On Twitter

February 14, 2013 6:00 AM

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Musician Michael McDonald performs during the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High Aug. 28, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Musician Michael McDonald performs during the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High Aug. 28, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Musician Michael McDonald performs during the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High Aug. 28, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Musician Michael McDonald performs during the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High Aug. 28, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Twitter engages us in instant communication on all sorts of topics from news to celebrity gossip even creating an instant mood. In 140 characters or less, a message is broadcast and if it strikes a chord with the masses, it could be heard around the world. Among its many capable functions, Twitter is a great place for sourcing all the latest music news, tours, events and updates. Here are some of the most prolific profiles in Denver that will keep you not only informed on what’s happening in the scene locally but will also entertain you with their tweet-ability.

Westword/Backbeat
@westword_music

The Westword/Backbeat is one of the most pervasive media presences in Denver music and nightlife. With saturated coverage of a majority of concerts and live music events, as well as local bands and music news, Westword could be likened to Denver’s reference point for music and entertainment. Its Twitter page is updated frequently highlighting witty and informative coverage. Tweets link back to news dished out by some of the most talented writers and photographers in our city. Westword’s capable reporting enables you to share in the live experience of any show or event, whether you were in attendance or not.

Mix 100
@MIX100Denver

Mix 100 calls itself “Denver’s Best Music Mix,” playing a wide and eclectic range of hits both old and new, it floods the listening audience with the pop/rock/dance genre. It’s not surprising Mix 100 has one of the most diverse and intriguing Twitter feeds keeping us up to date on music, events and news. It’s a station that simply and aptly delivers some of Denver’s best tweets as well as programming.

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DJ Chonz
@djchonz

As one of the most established and seasoned DJs on the turntables in the Denver metro area, DJ Chonz serves as the afternoon/evening mixologist and personality for Denver’s hip hop station KS 107.5. With a finger on the pulse of the urban music market, he has a proven reputation for providing the metro area with the freshest hip hop and R&B. Likewise, his Twitter page contains a wealth of news, quotes, updates and interaction with listeners and fans alike. The talented and locally famous DJ remains down to earth, interacting with his fans on a regular basis. This combination makes his feed one of the most personal and vibrant on the Denver urban scene.


Triad Dragons
@triaddragons

There is no source more closely tied to the electronic and dance music culture in Denver than the Triad Dragons. Responsible for the planning and coverage of some of Denver’s biggest EDM events such as Global Dance Music Festival, Decadence and many others throughout the course of the year, this Twitter page reflects experience and immersion in the dance culture. Additionally, Triad Dragons are generous tweeters, granting their followers the chance to win tickets and access free downloads on a regular basis. With all these perks and information, you can’t afford not to follow this Denver-based dance music giant.


The Denver Post’s REVERB
@RVRB

The Denver Post’s talented staff of writers and photographers attract one of the largest Twitter followings in Denver, by and large because they have one of the largest platforms for reputable coverage of the music industry in Colorado. Engaging their followers as well as posting cutting-edge news and updates, is a combination that has proven successful. This Twitter page also has some of the most exclusive interview opportunities and concert reviews, indiscriminately giving the public access to it all.

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Marian is a freelance writer with a passion for music, entertainment and nightlife. She writes regularly on assignment for Examiner.com as their Pop Music Journalist. You can view her page here.

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