New Music

Candy Pennetta  tells us about the new music to hit KVNF every week, and gives us her top picks for the week. Hurricane, SmythDr. Mikey and other DJs give us more in-depth album reviews. Check 'em out!

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Sugar's Picks May 26, 2014
12:19 pm
Sat May 24, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 26, 2014

Mingo Trapfish / On Time / Blue Corn

Take A look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All the New Music For The Week Of May 26, 2014

1. Mingo Fishtrap / On Time / Blue Corn: A Big Group with a Big Sound, Soulful, Funky, Pertinent Lyrics and very Danceable and Hot!

2. Imelda May / Tribal Sampler / Verve: Only 2 whopping  tracks to tease you with - Cannot wait for her new full CD!

3. Taylor Scott / Lonelier With you / Taylor Scott:  He is a rocking Blues guitarist, song writer and a very talented young, cool guy. (Often plays with Otis Taylor Band...)

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Suagr's Picks May 19, 2014
11:52 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 19, 2014

Black Keys / Turn Blue / Nonesuch

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of May 19, 2014

1. Black Keys / Turn Blue / Nonesuch: Great! As you might expect!

2. Meshell Ndegeocello / Comet, Come To Me / Naive: Gorgeous as ever!

3. Matisyahu: Listen and learn!

4. Mr Scruff: Interesting & all over the place!

5. Roy Orbison / Mystery Girl Expanded / Legacy: Read the Liner Notes & play the CD!

New Releases For The Week of May 19, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 12, 2014
1:24 pm
Sat May 10, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 12, 2014

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band /Goin' Home / Concord

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of May 12, 2014

1.Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band / Goin' Home / Concord: Recorded in 11 days in his hometown of Shreveport, LA, the 12 trax feature the young Blues/Rock legend along with pals; Joe Walsh, Keb Mo, Warren Haynes, Robert Randolph, Ringo Starr, Rebirth Brass Band, Kim Wilson & Pastor Brady Blade, Sr!

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Sugar's Picks May 5, 2014
5:23 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 5, 2014

Incognito / Amplified Soul / Shanachie

Take A look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of May 5, 2014

1. Incognito / Amplified Soul / Shanachie: Celebrating their 35th anniversary, the multi piece band covers a lot of territory and is filled with very hot vocals and instrumentation; danceable, sultry & irresistible...

2. Asher Roth / RetroHash / IN Grooves: A fresh blend of Hip Hop, Rock, Soul & Groove with collaboration with ZZ Ward & Vic Mensa.

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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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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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!

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