CP S12 EP46 2018

Monday Dec 3, 2018 –There is NO MMMM this week. The couple of debuts I played had no embeds, being so new.  Instead, I direct your attention to the  BEST OF 2018 POLLS.   

That said, both the String Cheese Incident and the Motet put new singles out to radio.  The Motet’s Lyle Divinsky is the featured vocalist on the String Cheese Incident track. Taylor Scott shared a new single from his upcoming album, and the Symbols have a new album I recently reviewed.

One of the tremendous musical activities I was re-introduced to this year is the musical theater.  My girlfriend got us season tickets to the Bug Theatre in Denver. We also attended a couple of plays at the Curious Theatre, that were not musicals.

I hadn’t been to much in the way of theater over the past 40 years. I grew up in the theater and had legit aspirations as a high school senior.  I went into radio instead. #nocomplaints

My main take-a-way is there are some tremendously talented and skilled people acting on those stages, and some for whom it’s a genuine hobby.  Local theatre is much like the local live music scene.  It’s also another avenue for exploring music that many of us ignore.

I highly encourage a night at the theatre. Not every show will be great, but you’ll truly have an enjoyable time at every show.

NOW PLEASE GO PICK YOUR FAVORITES OF 2018.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Brent Cowles w/ special guests Strange Americans at the Bluebird Theater (Denver) Fri, Dec 14

Gasoline Lollipops with The Grant Farm at The Fox Theatre (Boulder) New Years Eve, Monday, Dec 31

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – 3 nights! – Dec 28, 29, 31 – Globe Hall

The Railbenders at The Bluebird Theater (Denver), Friday, Dec 21

FOR MORE GREAT SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG

Join me for 3 more shows with my band in 2018
GOATZ! acoustic – 3 shows…
Sat, Dec 8 at Coal Mine Ave Brewing (Littleton)
Sun, Dec 9 at the Black Buzzard (Denver)
Fri, Dec 14 TRIO at City Star Brewing (Berthoud)


At Bohemian Foundation, our focus is on building community …by coming together to create and enjoy music.


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

I was enamored by this prog-rock band earlier this year.  They released this video mid-November, but their EP is up for vote in the CP BEST OF 2018.  Digital Myle once again producing some of the best videos in the market.  Echoes in Reverie started as a side project for local music veterans Rachel Irvin, Bryan Stacks, and Luke Mott. What started as a weekly jam session, quickly became a musical ritual.


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.

Don’t forget to let me know if there’s something I should be playing on the show.  I scour Spotify, YouTube, Soundcloud and Bandcamp to find you the freshest new music from around the state – hope you’ll help out by voting to KEEP or DELETE the new music shares in the MMMM each week.

HOUR 1

Sugarloaf “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You” from Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You (1975)
(D) The Motet “What You Gonna Bring” (2019)
Slow Caves “Glares” from Desert Minded (2016)
Big Gigantic “Got the Love” from Brighter Future (2016)
(N) New Mexican “Two Hearted” from Take It On Our Shoulders (2018)
Black Box Audio “You Don’t Know” from Don’t Let Go EP (2018)
Sixteen Horsepower “The Outlaw Song” from Folklore (2002)
Subdudes “Poor Man’s Paradise” from Street Symphony (2007)
(D) The Symbols “Catching Fire” from Catching Fire (2019)
Dubskin “Just Be Now (feat Lyrics Born)” from Light the Dark (2017)
Keith Oxman “Caught Between the Lion and the Twins” from Caught Between the Lion and Twins (2008)

HOUR 2

Firefall “Mexico” from Firefall (1976)
(D) String Cheese Incident “Get to You” (2019)
King Cardinal “Metronome” from Great Lakes (2017)
Lumineers “Ophelia” from Cleopatra (2016)
CITRA “Static Erratic” from Mr Copacetic EP (2018)
Straight Six “Middle of the Road” from Straight Six EP (2018)
Yo, Flaco! “American Music” from Goin’ At It (2002)
Kan’nal “Diggin’ Up the Devils” from Myth Magic (2008)
(D) Taylor Scott “The Walk” (2019)
Leslie Tom “Leavin’ on Your Mind” from Leslie Tom (2017)
Leftover Salmon “Two Highways” from High Country (2014)
Tia Fuller “Fury of Da’mond” from Diamond Cut (2018)

Best of 2018 – So Far

This subject has been on my mind for like a month now.  There have been some really excellent albums, EPs and singles put out since December 1 2017.  Here are the top  album picks of the year so far, based on regional non-comm / public radio airplay and my own thoughts on the subject.

Anyone looking for rock or pop will be disappointed – roots, blues, old school rhythm and blues and Americana (alt-country) are the name of the game this year around the state.

I embedded song files.  Go to their youtube channels or other streaming service to checkout full albums.  Better yet – support the band with a purchase.

much love,
goat


Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats Tearing at the Seams — no doubt that this album will finish the year at #1 with a strong national showing, and ubiquitous CO airplay.

Leftover SalmonSomething Higher! — scan the non-comm/public radio dial statewide and this album, while not even nearly as popular as Tearing at the Seams, is crazy popular – as it should be since it’s one of the best the band has turned in over the past 25 years.

Wood BrosOne Drop of Truth —many people don’t realize that Chris and Oliver Wood are Boulder natives, and still claim it as home – even when they’re performing elsewhere.  Another HIGHLY played Colorado album around the state.

Reverend FreakchildDial It In! — the “reverend” is a traveler.  He was born in Hawaii and has been in bands in Boston, including an early version of Soul Coughing with Mike Doughty.  Today he’s living in Boulder and attending Naropa University.  For all my blues fans, this one is at the top of the pile. #highlyrecommended

Gasoline LollipopsSoul Mine — Clay Rose is known for being pensive and deliberate – living at the edge of damnation and redemption.  The band is enjoying a banner year in terms of bookings and regional radio airplay.