• The first in a new set of demos:

    Demo recording of A Dark Plain, lyrics by Gil Scott Heron

    Hear studio recording of this track on our debut EP: The Holes They Leave

    music’ orgs

    Teacup Gorilla

    Bass & Vocals: dark indie-rock soundscapes with evocative poetry

    95 ‘music’ episodes

    2019

    Last Bullet @ Seventh Circle Sessions

    | music video

    live-filmed music video

    A Dark Plain @ Seventh Circle Sessions

    | music video

    live-filmed music video

    2018

    Teacup Gorilla @ Ross-Cherry Creek Library

    | music | Denver, CO

    Not the UMS @ Remixed Gifts

    | music | Denver, CO

    Speaking of Pride @ Invisible City

    | music | Denver, CO

    An LGBT concert of writers and composers by the Playground Ensemble, with three works by LGBT authors and the composers.

    JANE/EYRE @ The Bakery

    | theater

    We are not here to flatter egotism, or prop up humbug; we are merely telling the [queer] story. We value what is good in the book; but we believe in the existence of other, and more vivid kinds of goodness.

    2017

    Teacup Gorilla @ 7th Circle Music Collective

    | music | Denver, CO

    Teacup Gorilla @ Syntax Physic Opera

    | music | Denver, CO

    Anti-UMS Fest @ 1010 Workshop

    | music | Denver, CO

    ACLU Benefit @ The Bakery

    | music | Denver, CO

    2016

    Teacup Gorilla @ Syntax Physic Opera

    | music | Denver, CO

    Underground Music Showcase @ Illegal Pete’s

    | music

    Founded in 2001, The UMS is an annual three-day celebration of music featuring hundreds of bands across multiple venues.

    MoonConf @ Galvanize Boulder

    | music | Boulder, CO

    Teacup Gorilla @ The Squire Lounge

    | music | Denver, CO

    Teacup Gorilla @ 7th Circle Music Collective

    | music | Denver, CO

    Teacup Gorilla @ 7th Circle Music Collective

    | music | Denver, CO

    2015

    Species of the Stars @ The Bakery

    | music video | Denver, CO

    We’re excited to be part of the single release for Species of the Stars by our good friends Open to the Hound!

    EP Release Party @ Hi Dive

    | album | Denver, CO

    Teacup Gorilla’s debut album

    Departure Tour @ Tennyson’s Tap

    | music | Denver, CO

    Teacup Gorilla @ G***y House Cafe

    | music | Denver, CO

    Teacup Gorilla @ Merchant’s Mile High Saloon

    | music | Denver, CO

    2014

    Teacup Gorilla @ Pikes Peak Brewing Co.

    | music | Monument, CO

    A Dark Plain

    | demo

    Teacup Gorilla @ Pikes Peak Brewing Co.

    | music | Monument, CO

    Queen City Magnetic @ BandCamp

    | album

    Not our album, but we did write a few of the songs…

    2013

    Teacup Gorilla @ Herman’s Hideaway

    | music | Denver, CO

    2012

    2010

    Raven Jane @ BandCamp

    | org

    For a few years, Teacup Gorilla performed & recorded music with Rachel Eisenstat – initially as Iron City, and later as Raven Jane.

    Iron City @ BandCamp

    | album

    For a few years, Teacup Gorilla performed & recorded music with Rachel Eisenstat – initially as Iron City, and later as Raven Jane.

    Fundraiser @ The Packing House

    | music | Denver, CO

    Missa Populi @ PackingHouse Center for the Arts

    | theater

    Combining the sacrifice, transcendence, blood, and circumstance of the Catholic Mass with history, live music, science, dance, literature, and pop culture to find a wholly modern communion experience. What we have left is our selves, broken and battered, but surviving together.

    2009

    2007