July 13, 2008
The graffiti-covered hallway just outside Nick Sullivan and Alex Hebert's studio in the heart of Denver's Curtis Park Historic District is a little rough around the edges and seems to fit the edgy, raw and real sounds of American Relay like a comfortable pair of jeans. Sullivan and Hebert claim Steamboat Springs as home.
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The location makes sense. They head for the 1889 State Armory building, in the heart of Denver's Curtis Park Historic District. But it's deeper than that, beyond the stuccoed exterior of the historic building with the three-story tower standing against a swanky new downtown loft development.