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!

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites & Click Below To Check Out The New Releases for the Week of Jan 14, 2013

New Releases Jan 14, 2013

Take a look at our Current Favorites and click below to check out the New Releases at KVNF for the week of Jan 7, 2013

New Releases Jan 7, 2013

Released 2012 Nonesuch Records

Welcome to the swamp! The last of the Trichnologists (it’s in the left hand) is back with an amazing album, filled with voodoo, revolutionary politics, religion, and chants. 

Wax Tailor // Dusty Rainbow From The Dark

Dec 11, 2012

Released 09.18.2012 Le Plan Records

Wax Tailor could arguably be one of the best and most under rated DJ’s around.   This complex and genius concept album demands your attention as it winds you up and draws you into its bad ass breaks and grooves.  Sit down in a dark room and listen to this one by yourself!

Skipping Girl Vinegar // Keep Calm Carry The Monkey

Dec 11, 2012

Released

Don’t let the name of the band fool you – this is a sweet album!   Full of surprises with sounds reminiscent of Joy Division and The Avett Brothers.  Put this CD on and listen to great music – from end to end.

The Heavy // The Glorious Dead

Dec 11, 2012

Released 8/21/2012  Counter Records

Rock & Roll album of the year?   The Heavy lay down a driving intensity in this CD  - with multiple layers of rock and roll.   Undercurrent vibes from Jack White, Led Zeppelin, The Black Keys and others as the album explodes with creativity.   It’s funky, punky, jazzy, and makes me wanna ROCK & ROLL!

Released 11/19/12 by Atlantic Records

Do you like Led Zeppelin? If so, you will love this live recording. Just remember, this is LZ, so turn it up!  "Celebration Day" is a tribute to Ahmet Ertegun, one of the movers and shakers of the music world for over half a century, and this recording is likely the last time LZ will play. Who knows?

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites & Click Below To Check Out all the New Music at KVNF The Week Of December 10, 2012

New Releases Dec 10, 2012

Take a look at our Current Favorites and Click below to Check Out All the New Music for the Week of Dec 3, 2012

New Releases Dec 3, 2012

Aimee Mann // Charmer

Nov 26, 2012

Released  09/18/12  Superego Records

I have been a huge fan of Aimee since her album “I’m With Stupid,” As a lyricist and musician, she is a national treasure. Her live shows are always wonderful.

Take a look at our Current Favorites & click below to Check Out All The New Music for the Week of Nov 26, 2012.

New Releases Nov 26, 2012

Take a look at our Current Favorites and click below to Check Out All the New Music at KVNF for the week of Nov 19, 2012

New Releases Nov 19, 2012

Kelly Richey Band // Carry The Light

Nov 17, 2012

Released June 3, 2008 Sweet Lucy Records

Kelly’s guitar playing and singing are amazing. She’s been described as “Stevie Ray Vaughan in a woman’s body with Janis Joplin screaming to get out.” Kelly does things with a guitar that simply amaze me.

Released 05.15.2012 Starfaith

With the release of this CD, Carlos returns to the classic Santana Sound.  Stunning music, simply stunning.  The  CD’s title track, "Shape Shifter," as well as “Nomad,” are emblematic of Santa’s stinging guitar solos, the big Hammond B3 organ weaving in and out, relentless percussionists keeping everyone honest . . . Carlos' transgalactic musique is back . . . big time.

Take a look at our Current Favorites & click below to check out All the New Music at KVNF for the Week of Nov 12, 2012

New Releases Nov 12, 2012

Released 09/13/2012 Beeble Records

Sugar Blue has done it again with his live 2-CD release “Raw Sugar.” One of the most striking tunes is an updated “Miss You.” Striking as in “it will flat blow you away.”

Take a look at our Favorites & the New Releases at KVNF for the week of Nov 5th, 2012

New Releases Nov 5, 2012

Released 10.15.12 Daptone Records

The Menahan Street Band is one of a crew of performers -- Sharon Jones, The Budos Band, Antibalas, Sugarman 3 to name a few -- who record on the Daptone Label out of Brooklyn. The Daptone artists as well as a bunch of other musicians are leading the Nu-Soul movement. 

Click through this special "Jurassica's Picks" edition of "Sugar's Picks".

To see the full list of music added this week, click here.

 

Jamey Johnson & Guest Artists // Living For The Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran

Oct 23, 2012

Released 10.23.12 Mercury Nashville

Tribute albums are a dicey thing and usually don’t work. “Beat the Retreat” (tribute to Richard Thompson) & “Timeless: A Tribute to Hank Williams” come to mind as ones that really work. This one is equally well done.

Released 11.13.12 Asthmatic Kitty

Mark it down, guys: October 19th, the day KVNF started getting in Christmas albums. Not to worry, the airwaves won't be jingling for at least another month, I imagine. But with NPR's piece, New Holiday Songs: A Smart Career Move, we can ponder just why it is so attractive for every man, woman and child with access to a mic (read: every man, woman, and child) to record a bit of their own xmas cheer.

Ty Segal // Twins

Oct 15, 2012

Released 10.9.12  Drag City

 

In the malevolence of Ty Segall's 2012 album onslaught (this is #4 if you include his tasty, old-time-high-fi collaboration with White Fence), Twins is the most organized- like a less-severe natural disaster. As the cover depicts, we're still in for a mind-bend, but it's as if some of the sheer fuzz was combed & suited by NASA in preparation for a space launch.

-DJ Jurassica

Click through this special "Jurassica's Picks" edition of "Sugar's Picks".

To see the full list of music added this week, click here.

 

Released 10.5.12 Walt Disney Records

Danny Elfman does an indie-pop packed soundtrack for the black and white stop motion remake by Tim Burton of his 1984 short film by the same name. It's cute and expected, but with a few tracks not to miss.

Look through this week's Picks by Sugar, and click below to see a list of the new music released this week.

New Music Oct. 8, 2012

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