MUSIC

Sugar's Picks April 28, 2014
12:04 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 28, 2014

John Mayall / A Special Life / Forty Below

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of April 28, 2014

1. John Mayall / A Special Life / Forty Below: The "Godfather Of British Blues" is back and joined by CJ Chenier and the whole CD is Great!

2. Sonny Knight & The Lakers / I'm Still Here / Secret Stash: 50 years after he recorded his first 45 (remember 45s!?) at the age of 17, we have a rich Soul/Funk CD from a truly remarkable musician.

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MUSIC
4:19 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Talkin Music: David Jacobs-Strain & Michelle McAfee

KVNF's Bill Powers visits with the duo of David Jacobs- Strain and Michelle McAfee.

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Sugar's Picks April 21, 2014
4:04 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 21, 2014

Christos DC / Long Road / Honest Music

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of April 21, 2014

1. Christos DC / Long Road / Honest Music: You can hear the Sly & Robbie  influence along with his time with Black Uhuru & The Itals, not to mention a Jazzy undertone akin to  his co-writing with Thievery Corporation. Christopher Vrenios will carry you right back  to that original sound coming out of Kingston, Jamaica years ago.

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Sugar's Picks April 14, 2014
2:40 pm
Sat April 12, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 14, 2014

Chuck E Weiss / Red Beans & Weiss /Anti

Take A look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of April 14, 2014

1. Chuck E Weiss  /Red Beans & Weiss / Anti:  Remember "Chuck E's In Love"? Rickie Lee Jones, Tom Waits, Johnny Depp & LA have fallen in love with him and you will too...

2. Ziggy Marley / Fly Rasta / Tuff Gong: Traditional Reggae is his legacy and he stretches into the musical universe here.

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Sugar's Picks April 7, 2014
5:51 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 7, 2014

Tweed Funk / First Name Lucky / Tweed Funk

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of April 7, 2014

Tweed Funk / First Name Lucky /Tweed Funk: The Milwaukee band is becoming a favorite of folks that love "Horn Driven, Sweat Soaked Soul Blues..."

New Releases For Week of April 7, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 31, 2014
4:17 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 31, 2014

Thievery Corporation / Saudade / ESL

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of Mar 31, 2014

1. Thievery Corporation/ Saudade / ESL: The Brazilian born genre of Bossa Nova is at the heart of the latest from TC with a title that is interpreted as " The Presence of Absence" - The multi talented musicians & the  5 female vocalists enrich each track with an irresistible lushness!

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MUSIC
9:27 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Talkin Music: Lisa Hilton

The Hurricane speaks with jazz pianist, Lisa Hilton about her new album Kaleidoscope.

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Sugar's Picks Mar 24, 2014
1:52 pm
Sat March 22, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 24, 2014

Holmes Brothers / Brotherhood / Alligator

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1. The Holmes Brothers / Brotherhood / Alligator:  Blues, Rock & even a cover of  "Amazing Grace" as only these hard chargers can do it!

2. Turkuaz / Future 86 / Hoplite: The 9 piece ensemble from Brooklyn can Funk  it up with the best and with a passion for R&B, World, Pop, Dance & Motown thrown in, they make a party!

MUSIC
11:14 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Lake Street Dive on KVNF LIVE!

KVNF is committed to bring you live music all summer long- and now as a special gift to our listeners we bring you LAKE STREET DIVE  in the spring! LIVE from the Paradise Theater on Friday March 21st. This classically trained band blends jazz, folk, and pop in dangerously charming fashion! And if you aren’t going to their sold out show, then you can tune in and hear them live.   

That’s this Friday, March 21st, with opening band "Ages and Ages" starting at 7:30.

Lake Street Dive on KVNF Live!

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MUSIC
5:02 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Talkin Music: You Knew Me When

Amber McDaniel speaks with the husband and wife duo, "You Knew Me When."

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Sugar's Picks March 17, 2014
11:04 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Sugar's Picks Week Of March 17, 2014

Aloe Blacc / Lift Your Spirit / Interscope

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All the New Music Coming Up For The Week Of March 17, 2014

1. Aloe Blacc / Lift Your Spirit / Interscope:  His voice, his Soulfulness and his lyrics are irresistible, memorable and deeelicious.

2. Booka Shade / Crossing Borders Featuring Fritz Kalkbrenner / Embassy One: 6 Tracks with that German Club vibe; Tech driven and crashing percussion.

3. Ozomatli / Place In The Sun / Vanguard:  The Rockin'/World group gets it goin!

MUSIC
8:17 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Talkin Music: Mike Gwinn & Dave Snider

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Mike Gwinn about his new CD,  "Still Goin 70 in a 55,"   Local producer and musician,  Dave Snider joins them.

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Sugar's Picks Mar 10, 2014
3:25 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 10, 2014

Euroforquestra / Fire / Euforquestra

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of Mar 10, 2014

1. Euforquestra / Fire / Euforquestra: Originally from Iowa, they have made Colorado their home base as they spread their own brand of Funk/Dub/AfroBeat/Reggae/Amazing Music.

2. TenSnake / Glow / Virgin: The Hamburg DJ & Producer takes you back to the Dance/Electro Boogie/Synth era with a little help from Guitarist Nile Rodgers, Vocalist Fiora & Jamie Lidell!

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Sugar's Picks Mar 3, 2014
12:40 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 3, 2014

Beck / Morning Phase / Capitol

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites & Click Below To Check Out The New Music At KVNF For The Week Of March 3, 2014

1. Beck / Morning Phase / Capitol:  Beautiful Music from a beautiful talent.

2. The Soul Jazz Orchestra / Inner Fire / Strut:  Jazz blended with the wizardry  of  Funk and World.

3. Kipori "Baby Wolf" Woods / Blues Gone Wild / Louisiana Red Hot:  This guy can play, sing, write and produce!  And he brings a healthy dose of  N'Awlins to our table for which we are grateful.

MUSIC
4:31 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Talkin Music: John Hutchison & David Snider

KVNF's Willie Chicken interviews local musicians John Hutchison and David Snider.

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Sugar's Picks Feb 24, 2014
5:19 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

Sugar's Picks Feb 24, 2014

The Motet / The Motet / The Motet

Take A look At Our Current Favorites & Click Below To Check Out The New Music At KVNF For The Week Of Feb 24, 2014

1. The Motet / The Motet / Motet: The Colorado based group comes from a world of Jazz,  Funk,  Salsa, AfroBeat and Dance Grooves & you can feel their love and passion for the music  in their irresistible sound!

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MUSIC
5:49 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Talkin Music: Lucius

Lucius on stage at the Paradise in Paonia
JT Thomas

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot speaks with Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig of the band Lucius the morning after their sold out show at the Paradise Theater in Paonia.

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Sugar's Picks Feb 17, 2014
1:59 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

Sugar's Picks Feb 17, 2014

Various Artists / Looking Into You-A Tribute to Jackson Browne/Music Road

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites at KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For the Week of Feb 17, 2014.

1.  Various Artists / Looking Into You - A Tribute To Jackson Browne / Music Road: 23 trax from a master songwriter performed with passion & respect by a long list of remarkable artists -  Hard to pick a favorite; Bonnie Raitt & David Lindley on  "Everywhere I Go,"  Don Henley w/Blind Pilot  on "These Days,"  Ben Harper on "Jamaica Say You Will," Lyle Lovett, Jimmy LaFave, Keb Mo, Lucinda Williams, Joan Osborne, Bruce Springsteen... Wow...

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Sugar's Picks Feb 10, 2014
1:22 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

Sugar's Picks Feb 10, 2014

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe / New Ammo / Stoopid

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1. Karl Denson's Tiny Universe / New Ammo /Stoopid:  The energy & explosiveness is greater than ever with the Horns, the Funk, the Grooves, the Choruses & the track with Nicki Bluhm is hot!

2.  Robben Ford / A Day In Nashville/ProVogue: Musician Magazine named him one of the "100 Greatest  Guitarists of the 20th Century" and he proves it again with this Blues/Jazz/Rock fusion wonder.

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All Songs Considered
3:04 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Question Of The Week: What Musician Do You Love No Matter What?

Henry Ruggeri

Tomorrow on All Songs Considered we'll post a conversation we taped recently with Beck, about his new album Morning Phase. (We'll also premiere a new song from that album called "Waking Light"). While prepping for the interview, I looked over Beck's body of work from the past 20 years, and realized I couldn't find a single song or project of his I disliked. Sure, there are plenty of recordings and songs I like more than others.

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