Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Releases For The Week of April 13, 2015.
1. Calexico / Edge Of The Sun / Anti: These guys cover a lot of the globe & with a classy roster of guest artists (Neko Case, Sam Beam, Pieta Brown, Amparo Sanchez...) the international flavor is even sweeter.
2. Xavier Rudd & The United Nations / Nanna / Nettwerk: Mixed by Errol Brown at Tuff Gong Studios, the multi-instrumentalist stretches as he always does and the soulful reggae breeze is very cool.
One of the pre-eminent practitioners of 'live-looping', Zach Deputy’s one-man show weaves a tapestry of instrumentation and voices in an ever-evolving, improvised arrangement that is ultimately based on a composition but allowed to breathe with the audience.
Zach Deputy’s show transforms clubs and open fields alike into sweaty dance parties for fans of R&B, soul, jam, Caribbean music and electronica.
Zach performed at Avalanche Dairy outside Paonia, Colorado for an adoring audience of goats.
Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week of March 23, 2015
1. JeConte / Down By The Bayou / Red Parlor: Combining the sound of New Orleans with a Northern Californian Rock sensibility, real Blues, West African influence, and backed by a hot band featuring Anders Osborne, JeConte covers a lot of territory!
2. AJ Ghent Band / Live at Terminal West / Blue Corn: The Lap and Pedal Steel Guitar player (Col. Bruce Hampton's Band) can Rock behind a Blues vibe.
Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week Of March 16, 2015
1. Emile Haynie / We Fall / Interscope: The debut studio album from the American producer featuring guests Andrew Wyatt, Lykke Li, Randy Newman, Rufus Wainwright, Brian Wilson, Lana DelRey, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Father John Misty...!
Ali Lightfoot speaks with Betty Palik, a producer for the documentary film "Rocksteady – The Roots of Reggae." This documentary tells the story of the Rocksteady era which was from 1966 to 1969 in Jamaica and considered by music experts to be the golden age of Jamaican music. A blend of ska, soul and R&B, Rocksteady developed the rhythms, prominent bass line, beautiful vocals and socially conscious lyrics that became Reggae.
Take A look At Our Current Favorites at KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Releases For The Week Of March, 2, 2015
1. Tuxedo / Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One / Stones Throw: The 2 Grammy nominated artists have teamed up and created a debut album that is jam packed with Classy, Soulful, Electronica tinged tunes with strong vocals and a Dance fever.
KVNF Community Radio presents a Roots Reggae and Rocksteady Revival featuring the incredible Melodians at the Paradise Theater in Paonia on Saturday, March 14th, at 8 PM. The Melodians are one of Jamaica's greatest Rocksteady groups, cutting a series of classic singles during the late '60s and early '70s that included the internationally famed "Rivers of Babylon" and "Sweet Sensation."
Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week Of February 23, 2015
1. Elle King / Love Stuff / RCA: Every song will get to you, she can do it all, and you will be thinking of your favorite female singers and then realize that she is her own nasty self with a powerful voice and soulfulness and star power!
2. Father John Misty / I Love You Honeybear / SubPop: Sure glad that we got the clean Radio Version of the CD, because his voice (sans FCC unapproved language) is worth the ride.
Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week of February 16, 2015
1. Rhiannon Giddens / Tomorrow Is My Turn / NoneSuch: Produced by TBone Burnett, the solo release from the Carolina Chocolate Drops Singer/MultiInstrumentalist covers a rainbow of musical genres; Gospel, Country, Jazz, Blues, Folk... And her voice will carry you away.
Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week Of Feb 9, 2015
1. JJ Grey & Mofro / Ol' Glory / ProVogue: The Florida musician does it all, covers tons of territory with his Blues/Rock/Soul (Think George Clinton, Otis Redding & Steve Cropper influences!) sound & his live show is exceptional. Described as "A preacher who never found the church..." Give a listen!
Take A look at Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week of Feb 2, 2015.
1. Kristin Diable / Create Your Own Mythology / Thirty Tigers: The New Orleans native has "that" sound that will remind you of other memorable voices but she makes every tune her very own.
2. Gov't Mule / ScoMule & Dub Side Of The Mule & Stoned Side Of Mule / Evil Teen: An incredible sampler encompassing 3 releases featuring Warren Haynes & pals with Jon Scofield, Toots Hibbert, & a Stones' cover. Wow!