Did Alex Landau's bloody run-in with Denver Police have an effect on his music? You decide.
This week's cover story, "Black and Blue," by Joel Warner, examines the incident and aftermath of Alex Landau's bloody run-in with the Denver police in January 2009.
Landau, now 21, is a student at the Community College of Denver and, like many college students, loves writing and listening to music. When we met with Landau earlier this week for a video interview to go with the story, he slipped us a CD with a song he recorded a few days prior. Listen to it below.
Here's that song, if you're interested in hearing how Landau's music was affected by being beaten to a pulp.
And here is the video interview we did with Landau on the Auraria campus.