You all crushed last week’s Monday Morning Music Meeting (MMMM), with Christomo leading the pack for votes, and a high KEEP score. Two cuts this week… have fun.
Sometimes I’m lucky enough to be way out in front of a band’s digital release. The only way you’ll hear the new releases this week from Dragondeer, Andy Thomas’s Dust Heart, Todd Adelman & the Country Mile, and TMule is on terrestrial radio – see stations and times. Or maybe on Wednesday at the Colorado Sound All Colorado Music Meeting ….
GOAT ON THE TOWN
I know that’s some corny shit .. but what the hell.
Friday night my band and I played at the Tasty Weasel, the Oscar Blues brew pub in Longmont. New and upcoming modifications to the room promise to improve the overall sound quality of the room. They have expanded the room slightly, will be adding new sound panels and moving the “stage” area … all in all it will improve things significantly.
Saturday I spent the day MC’ing the Artist and Activist tent at the 4th Annual NoCO Hemp Expo. Dave Beegle was the featured guest soloist for a couple of singer songwriter / speakers, and he also performed himself. To say he’s an exceptional guitarist is a cliche at this point in his career. I was able to find out he’s almost done a new solo album, that’s more to his “world” influences. I should have a new track to share before too long .. maybe early May.
Sunday I made it over to the Colorado Blues Society IBC (Int’l Blues Challenge) Preliminaries in time to see the last two acts of the day, Fort Collins’ Rob Wilson Band and Maxwell Mud – who turned in a blistering set of electric blues rock and r&b, but did not manage to place for round 2. Jack Hadley and Mojomama will be taking their sets to Round 2. Fort Collins’ The Symbols took the “wild card” slot.
Support for the Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating over 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.
Cary Morin & Johnny Hickman – Buy Tickets Friday, April 21, 2017 7:00 PM SpokesBUZZ Lounge Bellvue, CO
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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING
What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.
NOTE: In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloud, BandCamp, Reverbnation or YouTube.
PLAYLIST S11 EP12
(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep
The Chasers “You Can’t Buy Love” from You Can’t Buy Love (1967)
Dean Reed “The Search” from The Search (1959)
(D) Dragondeer “When I See” from Topanga Canyon Sessions – Vol. 1 (2017)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “Something you Got” from Funky To the Bone (2015)
Railbenders “drive away” from Like A Wheel (2009)
(D) Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart “No Poets” from Everything Alive (2017)
Otis Taylor “I Can See You’re Lying” from Otis Taylor’s Contraband (2012)
SHEL “When the Dragon Came Down” from SHEL (2012)
String Cheese Incident “Believe” from Believe (2017)
(N) The Fast Feeling “Fall Back” from Pulses (2017)
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club “Thy Will be Done” from Unentitled (2011)
Tyler Grant “Evening Turns to Ashes” from Earth and Wood (2016)
Ben Markley ~ Clint Ashlock Quintet “the return” from The Return (2014)
Wendy Woo “Fade to Gray” from Wide Awake and Dreaming (1999)
(D) Todd Adelman & The Country Mile “Tired of Being Tired” from Time Will Tell (2017)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “S.O.B” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
Eddie Turner Rise” from Rise (2005)
(D) TMule “Edges” from Worldless Lullabies (2017)
Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore “Keep It Clean” from Saints & Sinners (2010)
My Blue Sky “Kick off Them Shoes” from My Blue Sky (2017)
Jeff Finlin “East by West” from The Tao of Motor Oil (2010)
(N) Jake Edwards “Avilah Lee” from Six Feet Under (2017)
Leftover Salmon “Western Sky” from High Country (2015)
Hot Rize “Blue Is Fallin’” from When I’m Free (2014)
Space Orphan “Coffee Green” from Shut Up About The Sun (2016)
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