CP S13 EP16 2019

Monday April 15, 2019

There’s not enough time or space in the show to play every new piece of music I receive.  #firstworldproblem I usually try to get 2 debuts in every hour, as well as a (N) new track from a previous debut.  But right now, we’re fat with new music emanating from the Centennial State.

I put in a couple extra new tracks this week, where usually I’d be able to play a cut or two from already played albums or singles I’d like to give more airtime to.  Because, really, repetition breeds familiarity, which is how hits are made. Let me know which of the new songs you think I should keep in the Playlist.

Many thanks and big love to Westword, SceneNoCO and Bandwagon Magazine for the articles about me and my debut.  And many many thanks to the folks at Bohemian for inviting my band GOATZ! to play at Magic Rat this past week, and at Washington’s FoCO opening for Blackhawk on May 12.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Gasoline Lollipops with Tallgrass – Fri, Apr 12 @ Aggie Theater
Covenhoven with Kid Reverie – Fri, Apr 19 @ eTown Hall, Boulder
The Grant Farm with Drew Emmitt (of Leftover Salmon) – Fox Theater Friday, May 31
Ivory Circle + a string quartet –
Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox Friday, June 7 Trout Steak Revival – Sat, Jul 6 @ The Mishawaka Amphitheatre

FOR MORE SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG

GOATZ!
April 19 – Red Truck Beer Company, Fort Collins
April 26 – FoCOMX – Tap and Handle 6:45PM
May 3 – Tasty Weasel – Longmont
May 12 – Washington’s FoCO


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

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Sometimes you write a song and it takes years to mature to what it’s meant to be …sorta like a fine wine or whiskey.  “Hold On Me” is a song written by Taylor Sims, one half of the Taylor and Bonnie Sims duo that makes up the core of Bonnie & the Clydes.  Taylor originally wrote it for his old band, Springcreek Bluegrass.  In this more “country” arrangement, the couple dives straight into the story.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Let me know if there’s something you think I should play.  Email coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

HOUR 1

Zephyr “We Got the Love” from Heartbeat (1982)
(D) Lizzy Plotkin “Catch this Train” from We Will Sing (2019)

John Statz “Strong Enough” from Darkness On the San Juans (2018)
The Yawpers “Faith and Good Judgement” from American Man (2015)
(N) Kelly Augustine “Second Chances” from Light in the Lowlands (2019)

The Motet “Whacha Gonna Bring” from Death or Devotion (2019)
Sherri Jackson “Time & Time” from Sherri Jackson (1997)
The Apples in Stereo “Same Old Drag” from New Magnetic Wonder (2007)
(N) Thom Sumbler & the Exceptions “It’s A Sin To Tell A Lie” from There’s One In Every Crowd (2019)

(D) New Family Dog “Cherish” from Cherish (2019)
Wildermiss “Carry Your Heart” from Lost With You (2017)
OneRepublic “Oh My My (feat. Cassius)” from Oh My My (2016)
Analog Son “CTI” from Funky Mother (2018)

HOUR 2

Dianne Reeves “Old Souls” from Best of Dianne Reeves (2002)
(D) The Lumineers “Gloria” from III (2019)

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “You Worry Me” from Tearing At The Seams (2018)
The Wood Brothers “Snake Eyes” from Paradise (2015)
(D) Goatz! “Southern Blues” from Sweet Inspiration (2019)

(N) Thom Chacon “Something the Heart Can Only Know” from Blood In the USA (2019)

Voice Coil “Screaming to the Sky” from Inertial Fault (2016)
Pretty Lights “Around the Block (feat. Talib Kweli)” from A Color Map Of The Sun (2013)
(D) The Beeves “Jamie’s Revenge” from Adam & Beeve (2019)

Bad Weather California “I’ll Reach Out My Hand” from Sunkissed (2012)
Oxeye Daisy “Darling Boy” from Oxeye Daisy (2018)
Paa Kow “the Way I Feel” from Cookpot (2017)

CP S13 EP15 2019

Monday April 8, 2019

When I started doing this show 13 years ago this weekend, I had already been booking bands and or consulting on Colorado talent for a handful of years.  It was because of those bands, bands such as Yo, Flaco!, Love.45, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, DeVotchKa and countless others, that I thought I was seeing something very special in our state.

When the Fray hit big with How to Save A Life in 2005, it wasn’t the first time a Colorado band hit big, but it was by far the biggest a Colorado band had ever hit.  By 2015, the single How to Save A Life, became the 4th best-selling song in digital music history.  OneRepublic came along and destroyed those records with Apologize in 2007 and Counting Stars in 2014, a song that is still by far the biggest hit in Colorado Music History.

I look forward to seeing that lies ahead for us as our scene continues to explode nationally, and internationally.  One thing to look forward to this is the BEST OF THE DECADE … I’ll start working on that here soon.  In the meantime, I hope you’ll check out this week’s MMMM and vote to either KEEP or DELETE the songs from the Colorado Playlist.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Gasoline Lollipops with Tallgrass – Fri, Apr 12 @ Aggie Theater
Covenhoven with Kid Reverie – Fri, Apr 19 @ eTown Hall, Boulder
Trout Steak Revival – Sat, Jul 6 @ The Mishawaka Amphitheatre

FOR MORE SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


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

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

MODERN SUSPECTS – DESUFNOC (OFFICIAL)


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Let me know if there’s something you think I should play.  Email coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

HOUR 1

Starwood “Burnin’ Over You” from Starwood (1977)
(D) South To Cedars “Supernovacaine” from Tell Everyone (2019)
Joe Johnson “Snakeskin Dress” from Morgantown (2018)
Johnny O. Band “Keep the Faith (Keep the Freedom)” from Time For the Turnaround (2004)
(N) Veronique Van Pelt “Outside the Lines” from Nonesuch EP (2019)
Foxfeather “Clap Hands” (2018)
Shovels & Rope “The Devil Is All Around” from Swimmin’ Time (2014)
These United States “Dead & Gone” from These United States (2012)
Kerry Pastine & the Crime Scene “Better Move It Own Home” from I Make My Own Luck (2019)
(D) Lee Clark Allen “Religion (You Are My)” from Little Rock (2019)

Big Gigantic “C’mon (feat. GRiZ)” from Brighter Future (2016)
Vermillion Road “Gasoline” from Escape EP (2018)
Chip Stephens Trio “Up a Lazy / Sweet Georgia Brown” from Hold On to What Counts (2007)

HOUR 2

The Christines “The Secret Song” from Living At the Bottom of the Sea (1996)
(D) Chella & The Charm “Good Gal” from Good Gal (2019)

Blake Brown & American Dust Choir “Up In Arms” from Long Way Home (2018)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Damaged One” from New World Arisin’ (2017)
(N) The Yawpers “Dancing On My Knees” from Human Question (2019)
Plutinos “Hand in Hand” from Plutinos EP (2018)
Railbenders “Sweet Caroline” from Segundo (2003)
Hillbilly Hellcats “Dead Man’s Party” from Westword ’96 Music Awards Shocase (1996)
DBUK “In San Francisco Bay” from Songs Nine Through Sixteen (2019)
(D) SUCH “Before Dark” (2019)

Deep Pocket Thieves “Traveler” from Blu De (2018)
Otis Taylor “Hands On Your Stomach” from Clovis People Vol. 3 (2010)
Lynn Baker Quartet “Home of the Whopper” from LectroCoustic (2013)

CP S13 EP14 2019

Monday April 1, 2019

Well, I have no April Fools bombs to drop (or mics for that matter).  And, there are only three new songs in the MMMM for you to vote on this week.  Enjoy.  Last week was spring break, even for us professor goat types.  Happy spring.

The Colorado Playlist is funded partly by the sponsors on this page along with whatever tips I get from you via the funding and sponsorship page.  Other funding comes from whatever money I can personally contribute – so if you’re inclined, and you like the debut, I’d be grateful if you’d download for whatever amount you’d like.  And thank you.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Kyle Emerson – Fri, Apr 5 @ Lost Lake Lounge
Subdudes – Fri, Apr 5 @ Washington’s
Subdudes– Sat, Apr 6 @ Boulder Theater
Gasoline Lollipops with Tallgrass – Fri, Apr 12 @ Aggie Theater
Covenhoven with Kid Reverie – Fri, Apr 19 @ eTown Hall, Boulder
Trout Steak Revival – Sat, Jul 6 @ The Mishawaka Amphitheatre

FOR MORE SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


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

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Gotta say, I’m super excited about the upcoming new Dressy Bessy release this June.  Here’s the first official video.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Let me know if there’s something you think I should play.  Email coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

HOUR 1

Starwood “Dance the Night Away” from Home Brew (1975)
(D) Kelly Augustine “Thunder On the Mountain” from Light in the Lowlands (2019)
Magic Music “Gandy Dancer” from Magic Music (2016)
(N) Taylor Scott Band “Where This Is Going” from All We Have (2019)
Lucas Wolf “Horizon” from Falling Into Place (2019)
The Samples “Did You Ever Look so Nice” from No Room (1992)
Apples in Stereo “Questions and Answers” from Her Wallpaper Reverie (1999)
Oxeye Daisy “Where Your Mind Goes” from Oxeye Daisy (2018)
(D) Electric Fountain “Somewhere Nowhere” from Somewhere Nowhere Is Everywhere (2019)
Kyle Emerson “Post-Egomania” from Dorothy Alice (2017)
Fierce Bad Rabbit “Matter of Time” from Maestro & the Elephant (2013)
Keith Oxman “Rocktober Song” from Caught Between the Lion and Twins (2008)

HOUR 2

Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids “Did The Boogie (With Your Baby)” from Best of Flash Cadillac and The Continental Kids (2010/1976)
Malcolm Mitchell “Sightseer” (1969)
(D) Jackie & the Racket “Honky Tonk Tears” from Goal Digger (2019)

Jill Sobule “Where Do I Begin” from Nostalgia Kills (2018)
Burroughs “Cut You Down” from SpokesBUZZ Vol VI: Band Together (2015)
(N) Head for The Hills “I Am the Problem” from Say Your Mind EP (2019)

Pan Astral “Seaside” (2018)
Braddigan “Fallin’” from Watchfires (2005)
Gordon Gano & the Ryans “Way That I Creep” from Under the Sun (2009)
Analog Son “Give More” from Funky Mother (2018)
(D) Animated Earth “Who Am I” (2019)

Devotchka “Let Me Sleep” from This Night Falls Forever (2018)
Rob Drabkin “Little steps” from Little Steps EP (2013)
Jason Klobnak “My August Auburn” from Friends and Family (2018)

CP S13 EP13 2019

Monday March 25, 2019

WOW! It’s going to be pushing 75 degrees on Wednesday … ok, I got that out of my system.  I drive a convertible.  I need the sun (and copious amounts of SPF 100 sunscreen).

Besides producing and hosting the Colorado Playlist, I also front my own project called GOATZ! (appropo, yes?)  Honestly, I’ve struggled over the decision to air my own work on my show.  I don’t know if I will or won’t if for no other reason than there is so much tremendous music hitting the in-box; I keep pushing mine off to the back of the line.  That said, here’s my six song debut, Sweet Inspiration.

Earlier this season I posted that KFFR (Winter Park) will be adding the show to their programming.  Last week I appeared on Steve Skinner’s show to talk about my debut record.  He informed me while on the air that they will be adding the Colorado Playlist, hopefully in April .. or as soon as they move into their new studios.

The Colorado Playlist is funded partly by the sponsors on this page along with whatever tips I get from you via the funding and sponsorship page.  Other funding comes from whatever money I can personally contribute – so if you’re inclined, and you like the debut, I’d be grateful if you’d download for whatever amount you’d like.  And thank you.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Kyle EmersonFri, Apr 5 @ Lost Lake Lounge
SubdudesFri, Apr 5 @ Washington’s
SubdudesSat, Apr 6 @ Boulder Theater
Gasoline Lollipops with Tallgrass – Fri, Apr 12 @ Aggie Theater
Covenhoven with Kid Reverie – Fri, Apr 19 @ eTown Hall, Boulder
Trout Steak RevivalSat, Jul 6 @ The Mishawaka Amphitheatre

FOR MORE SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


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

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Over the past several years a handful of hip-hop bands from the region have risen to my attention.  Animated Earth rises to my attention on the strength of several members from bands such as Michal Menert, The Pretty Fantastics, Sassfactory, Grim & Darling, Whiskey Blanket, Glitta Kings and Equally Challenged to name a handful, including such notables as Jordan Polovina (MPC, vocals and cello) and Jessa Raskin (vocals, guitar and slide) who last teamed up in Grim & Darling.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Let me know if there’s something you think I should play.  Email coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

As usual,  YouTube doesn’t have everything in my collection.

HOUR 1

Zephyr “Sun’s a Risin’” from Zephyr Deluxe Edition (2014)
(D) Trash Cat “Robot Girlfriend” from Welcome to Trash City (2019)

Chris Daniels and The Kings with Freddi Gowdy “Sweet Memphis” from Blues With Horns, Vol. 1 (2017)
Petals of Spain “Daydream” from Daydream (2017)
(N) Blue Street Walls “Never Dry Up” from Like A Child (2019)

John Paul Grigsby “Falling in Line” from Nothing Is New (2018)
Tennis “Needle and a Knife” from Ritual In Repeat (2014)
The Wendy Woo Trio “Addicted To You” from Luxury (2007)
Dream Feed “Hey Now” from Dream Feed (2018)
(D) Scott “Shack” Hackler “Spread Joy” from I’m Only Gonna Say This Once (2019)

Francis and the Wolf “What Is Left” from Ladies & Gentlemen (2017)
Otis Taylor “Ain’t No Cowgirl” from Clovis People Vol. 3 (2010)
Jeff Jenkins Organization “Braking Bad” from The Arrival (2015)

HOUR 2

Electric Swingset “Middle Ground” from Inebriated Witchdoctor (1996)
(D) Love Stallion “Valentine” from Unforgettable Ride (2019)
Gingerbomb “Wildfire” from Gingerbomb (2018)
Slow Caves “Glares” from Desert Minded (2016)
(D) Extra Gold “Same Day I Met You (I Said Goodbye)” from High & Lonesome (2019)

Wood Belly “Solid Ground” from Solid Ground (2018)
Reed Foehl “Spark” from Spark (2004)
Michael Trent “Bad Luck” from The Winner (2010)
Grayson Erhard “I Will” from Earthship (2018)
(D) Slex Allen “Shut Up” (2019)

I, Alone “Good fight” from Collateral Beauty (2018)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “I Did It” from A Little Something More From Nathaniel Rateliff The Night Sweats (2016)
Ben Haugland “Lift” from Point of No Return (2012)

CP S13 EP10 2019

Monday March 4, 2019

If you missed it, I put the interview with Eddie Roberts in the Offstage …Beyond the Music page along with the interview with the folks from Sustain Music & Nature.  There are more interviews coming, including one with the legendary singer-songwriter and author Rick Roberts (Firefall, Flying Burrito Brothers).  Each episode will be be about 20 minutes long.

It was a great year for Colorado’s blues artists and venues in 2018.  These are the Colorado Blues Society Member Choice Award winners.  Congratulations to everyone.

    • Favorite Female Vocalist—Erica Brown
    • Favorite Male Vocalist—Rex Peoples
    • Favorite Guitarist—Jasco Duende
    • Favorite Slide Guitarist—AJ Fullerton
    • Favorite Harmonica—Nic Clark
    • Favorite Bassist—Todd Edmunds
    • JD Kelly Favorite Horns—The Chris Daniels Horns-Jim Waddell and Darryl “Doody” Abrahamson
    • Favorite Keyboardist—Scott Hackler
    • Favorite Drummer—Kyle Borthick
    • Favorite (Other)—Lionel Young (Violin)
    • Favorite Songwriter—Tie–Cary Morin, Eef
    • Favorite Blues Band—Mojomama
    • Favorite Acoustic Act—AJ Fullerton
    • Favorite Solo/Duo—Tie–Scott Hackler, AJ Fullerton
    • John Catt Young Performer Award—Grace Kuch
    • Favorite Blues Jam—Rusty Bucket
    • Favorite Festival—Greeley Blues Jam
    • Favorite Blues Club—Rusty Bucket
    • Favorite Club for Dancing—Nissi’s,
    • Favorite Local Recording—Cass Clayton Band, “Cass Clayton Band”

A reminder – the new email address is coloradoplaylist@gmail.com.  I post reminders and other tidbits of information via social media.  Like the Colorado Playlist on Facebook and Twitter.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Covenhoven with Kid Reverie – Friday, April 19 at E-Town Hall (Boulder)

SLOW CAVES (Album Release) / One Flew West / Gestalt – Saturday March 23 at Globe Hall (Denver)

The Subdudes for 2 shows Washington’s FoCo – Friday, April 5 and Boulder Theater – Saturday, April 6

The Widow’s Bane at The Bluebird Theater (Denver) Thr, March 7 2019

FOR MORE SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


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

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Let me know if there’s something you think I should play.  Email coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

HOUR 1

Firefall “Strange Way” from Elan (1978)
(D) Bison Bone “Cryin’ Shame” from Take Up the Trouble (2019)

A J Fullerton “Highway 285” from Kalamath (2017)
SHEL “You Could Be My Baby” from Just Crazy Enough (2016)
(N) Blue Street Walls “Screenplay” from Like A Child (2019)

Jeremy Dion “Evangeline” from More Lately (2019)
Kan’nal “Walk With Me” from Myth Magic (2008)
Subdudes “Poor Man’s Paradise” from Street Symphony (2007)
(D) Silver & Gold “Feel A Little Closer” from Color (2019)
Brent Cowles “Lift Me Up (Leave Me Here)” from Cold Times (2017)
Greensky Bluegrass “Do It Alone” from All For Money (2019)
Ben Haugland “A Weaver of Dreams” from A Million Dreams (2015)

HOUR 2

The Moonrakers “I Don’t Believe” from Anthology (2007)
The Astronauts “Movin’” from Surf Series: With the Astronauts (1964)
(D) Veronique Van Pelt “So Reached My Heart” from Nonesuch EP (2019)
Wildermiss “Carry Your Heart” from Lost With You (2017)
The Yawpers “Child of Mercy” from Human Question (2019)
(N) Hunter James & the Titantic “The Game” from The Z-Axis (2019)

Coral Creek “I Gotta Move” from Free Dog (2019)
String Cheese Incident “Up the Canyon” from Outside Inside (2001)
Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams “Hippie in My House” from Midnight Rodeo (2006)
Edison “Take Me Home” from Lion’s Heart EP (2018)
(D) Mama Magnolia “White Flag” from Mama Magnolia Pt. 1 (2019)

Analog Son “Ain’t Lyin (feat. Jonathan “Skippy” Huvard)” from Black Diamond (2017)
Plum “Light Years, Dark Years” from Light Years, Dark Years (2016)
Jeff Jenkins Organization Heavy Eddie from The Arrival (2015)

CP S13 EP09 2019

Monday Feb 25 2019

If you missed it, here’s the entire interview with Eddie Roberts, a member of the band The New Mastersounds from England, a Colfax Ave resident the past four years, and a founding partner in the new Denver label Color Red.  Run time = 20 minutes.

Coming up in a future episode, Colorado Music Hall of Fame inductee as a member of Firefall – Rick Roberts joins me. Rick and former Zephyr guitarist Jock Bartley formed Firefall in 1974. Rick was also the voice of the Flying Burrito Brothers from 1970 to 1972 and recorded two albums under his own name, before forming Firefall.

New music hit this week from my own band, GOATZ!  Veronique Van Pelt, and Drew Ballantyne.  Fortunately, it was a light week because I still have releases to get to from Amy and the Peace Pipes, Bison Bone and others.

Last week’s MMMM was off the charts .. we set a new five year record for most visits and most views and most votes.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Covenhoven with Kid Reverie – Friday, April 19 at E-Town Hall (Boulder)

SLOW CAVES (Album Release) / One Flew West / Gestalt – Saturday March 23 at Globe Hall (Denver)

The Subdudes for 2 shows Washington’s FoCo – Friday, April 5 and Boulder Theater – Saturday, April 6

The Widow’s Bane at The Bluebird Theater (Denver) Thr, March 7 2019

FOR MORE SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


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

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

I overheard someone say recently that he wished more bands would do protest songs. Intuit is a violin / cello driven Rocky Mountain acoustic groove-rock band with roots in a diverse range of musical styles.  They’re also a bit political – or at least socially conscious.


Let me know if there’s something you think I should play.  Email coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

HOUR 1

Rare Silk “Red Clay” from New Weave (1983)
(D) Goodnight Freeman “Devil In this Bar” from Yugen (2019)

Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Wipeout Turn” from New World Arisin’ (2017)
(N) Brent Loveday and the Dirty Dollars “Shut Up and Drive” from Hymns for the Hardened (2019)

Anthony Ruptak “Good Morning” from A Place That Never Changes (2019)
Mollie O’Brien “the Right Thing” from Things I Gave Away (2000)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “The Spark” from The Spark (2005)
(D) John Bunzli “Back In My Arms” from IV (2019)
Wood Brothers “Happiness Jones” from One Drop of Truth (2018)
Great American Taxi “Dr. Feelgood’s Traveling Medicine Show” from Dr. Feelgood’s Traveling Medicine Show (2017)
Euforquestra “Instant Coffee” from Fire (2014)

HOUR 2

Freddi / Henchi and the Soulsetters “Funky to the Bone” from Crown Princes of Funk: The Last Set (2010)
(N) Eminence Ensemble “Forbidden Fruit” from Real News (2019)

Michael Trent “Tell the Truth” from The Winner (2010)
Analog Son “Ugly Mug” from Funky Mother (2018)
(D) The Yawpers “Child of Mercy” from Human Question (2019)

Otis Taylor “Jump to Mexico” from Fantasizing About Being Black (2016)
iZCALLI “A New Lie” from IV (2018)
(D) The Echo System “Out West” from Color Red Sampler (2019)


 

CP S13 EP07 2019

Monday Feb 11, 2019 – NEW EMAIL ADDRESS = coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

Happy Monday. Well, I was hoping that Colorado would  represent in the 61st Annual Grammy Awards yesterday.  Ron Miles and Tia Fuller were up in the jazz category, and the Wood Brothers were nominated in the Americana category.  None took home the trophy.  However, Denver native Matt Pike won a Grammy as part of the metal band High On Fire.  They won for best metal performance.  Congrats Matt!!

It’s been another week of more new releases rolling in than I can get to in any given week.  Someone asked me the other day, “why not?”  It’s pretty simple really: time.  I can get 12, maybe 13 songs into an hour. I allow three slots per hour for brand new (D), (N) or (P) releases along with one or two current and previously played tracks (C).  Add in a couple of recurrent (R) “hits” and a handful of older back catalog titles (G) from the past sixty years and you have an idea of how the show is constructed each week.

Factor in a catalog of over 5000 song titles going back to the late 50s.  So, really, only the “best” titles get in .. which leads me to the MMMM.  I got to new music this episode from Ryan Dart, Brothers Keeper Don Chicharron, Bonnie and The Clydes, Corsicana and Thom Chacon.

Still in the queue for upcoming shows, new releases from SUCH, the Mossgatherers, Lucy Daydream, Hunter James and the Dirty Dollars, Eminence Ensemble, Dearling and several others.

Please do vote each week to let me know which tracks you think I should keep for future airplay.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Daniel Rodriguez  (of Elephant Revival) With Jay & Mimi of Fruition
at the Fox Theater (Boulder) Wed, Feb 14

Gasoline Lollipops at The Gothic Theater (Denver) Fri, Feb 22

The Widow’s Bane at The Bluebird Theater (Denver) Thr, March 7 2019

FOR MORE GREAT SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


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

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Whitewater Ramble may be becoming one of the most enigmatic “grass” bands in the state.  Never one to shy away from ingesting a diverse pallet of stylistic influences, Patrick Sites and company fully embrace a deep southern country-rock blues vibe with a potent socially conscious and politically astute message in their latest video.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

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.

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

HOUR 1

Dan Fogelberg “Leader of the Band” from The Innocent Age (1981)
(D)  Ryan Dart “New Rules” from Drifter’s Heart (2019)


King Cardinal “Gasoline” from Great Lakes (2017)
Tiffany Christopher “Pirates” from Tremendous Heart (2017)
(D) Brothers Keeper “Gypsy King” (2019)


Eldren “Still Want More” from Miss Information Aged (2018)
The Czars “Killjoy” from Ugly People vs. the Beautiful People (2001)
Carolyn’s Mother “Smile” from Joy (1999)
(D) Don Chicharron “Sabado Gigante” from Don Chicharron (2019)


Retrofette “Skeletons” (2017)
Pan Astral “Gulf of Mexico” from Suburban Blues (2016)
Gumbo le Funque “Maceo” from #PowerLoveFreedom (2016)

HOUR 2

Sugarloaf “Myra Myra” from Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You (1975)
(D) Bonnie and The Clydes “Hold On Me” from Hold On Me (2019)
Joe Johnson “Interstate Lovesick Song” from Morgantown (2018)
Edison “Open Road” from Familiar Spirit (2016)
(D) Corsicana “Quandary” from Perennial (2019)


Dream Feed “Hey Now” from Dream Feed (2018)
Tinkers Punishment “Kill Daisy” from Tinkers Punishment (2000)
Michael Trent “All Or Nuthin’” from The Winner (2010)
Shovels & Rope “I Know” from Little Seeds (2016)
(D) Thom Chacon “Blood In the USA” from Blood In the USA (2019)
The Yawpers “Mon Dieu” from Boy In A Well (2017)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “S.O.B” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
Scott Martin “Do-Re-Mi” from Alone At Sunset (2018)