CP S14 EP41 2020

Monday NOV 02 2020 – Dear Friends,

Rocky Mountain Music Relief was founded in 2017 to help musicians and music industry personnel in times of environmental and financial crisis; exactly where we find ourselves today.

As a self-employed member of our music community in Colorado I know the trepidation we’re dealing with personally. Of course, none of us ever figured we’d be here, in this place. No one could have ever imagined this scenario.

If you’re a fan, and you can help, please do.  Every $15 donation receives a #COmusic mask.

If you are a professional musician or music industry person in Colorado and you’ve lost your income due to COVID or any of the fires in Colorado, Rocky Mountain Music Relief would like to help.

We are a small non-profit. Our board of directors is made up of Colorado musicians, music industry personnel and music patrons who care. We have limited funds, but we’d like to help as best we can.

Aid qualification: you must have been gainfully employed in the music industry in Colorado in some capacity either as a musician or in production and lost your job and income as a result of COVID or the fires.

You can find applications for aid at https://rockymountainmusicrelief.org/

Deadline for applications is Nov 7.

I know it’s not much, but on behalf of the board of directors I hope it helps in some small way.
Chris “K” Kresge
Rocky Mountain Music Network
Rocky Mountain Music Relief

TOP 5 SPINS – WK ENDING OCT 31 2020

Spinitron  Designed to benefit non-commercial public and college radio stations, record promoters and artists are among those most likely to benefit from the detailed search function. Currently 11 Colorado radio stations utilize Spinitron.

200 titles  / 13 stations tracked

1. CARY MORIN – Dockside Saints LP (Jul-20)
2. GASOLINE LOLLIPOPS – All the Misery Money Can Buy LP (Sep-20)
3.  RODNEY RICE – Same Shirt, Different Day LP (Aug-20)
4. NATHANIEL RATELIFF – And It’s Still Alright LP (Feb-20)
5. MUSKETEER GRIPWEEDMore Than Ever LP (Oct-20)

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

The Mishawaka is a legendary music venue, restaurant and bar located 13.7 miles up the Poudre Canyon Highway (CO 14) in the stunning Poudre Canyon in Bellvue, CO. OPEN FOR RESERVATION DINING and shows.

A REMINDER:  Please listen to ALL of the songs and rate them.  Thanks 🙂

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist premier / not available online

HOUR 1

Braddigan – Walk On (feat. Josh Garrels) – The Captive (2007)
Dispatch – May We All – Phase 1 (2020)
(N) Jon Snodgrass – Bad New Lands – Tace (2020)

Acoustic Junction – Oh Me Oh My – Strange Days (2000)
The Wood Brothers – Laughin’ or Crying – One Drop of Truth (2018)
(D) Schama Noel – Sunrise – Eternal Feels, Vol. 2 (2020)

Chadzilla – No More – In My Skin (2020)
Finnders & Youngberg – Nebraska – FY5 (2011)
Yonder Mountain String Band – Just The Same – Yonder Mountain String Band (2006)
(D) Illenium – Nightlight – Nightlight (2020)

Lucy Daydream – Red – Awake & Dreaming (2019)
The Motet – Rich In People – The Motet (2014)
Tony Exum JrMy Name is Tony (2019)

HOUR 2

Tinkers Punishment – kill daisy – Tinkers Punishment (2000)
Shovels & Rope – C’Mon Utah! – By Blood (2019)
(D) Ingrid Andress – More Hearts Than Mine – Lady Like (2020)

Rob Drabkin – It’s A Beautiful Day – Beautiful Day (2018)
Brent Loveday & the Dirty Dollars – Shut Up and Drive – Hymns for the Hardened (2019)
(D) Wesley Schultz – My City of Ruins – Vignettes (2021)

Bison Bone – Drinking To Do – Find Your Way Out (2020)
Beast – Floating (Down By The River) – Beast (1969)
Zephyr – Sun’s a Risin’ – Zephyr (1969)
(D) Zach Heckendorf – Stronger Than I Once Was – HAWK TALK (2020)

The Reminders – Unstoppable – Unstoppable (2019)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters – Wipeout Turn – New World Arisin’ (2017)
Paa Kow – African Lady – Cookpot (2017)

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CP S14 EP40 2020

Monday OCT 26 2020 – If only this were really the end of 2020.  In roughly eight weeks I will post up “Some of the Best of 2020.”  The 2021 new release year begins mid-November, in order to allow time for end of year polls.

Next week I’ll be posting up the TOP 30 most played titles for October at over a dozen CO radio stations.  As way of review see what made the TOP 30 in September. 

This is also the season for fall membership drives at non-commercial public radio around the region.  Please contribute as you’re able.  Approximately 90% of the operating revenue at public radio comes from listener members.

TOP 10 SPINS – WK ENDING OCT 24 2020

Spinitron  Designed to benefit non-commercial public and college radio stations, record promoters and artists are among those most likely to benefit from the detailed search function. Currently 11 Colorado radio stations utilize Spinitron.

195 titles  / 13 stations tracked

CARY MORINDockside Saints LP (Jul-20)
GHOST TAPESFIG EP (Sep-20)
THE MAZLOWSCommunity Locker LP (Aug-20)
JAMES LEE BAKER100 Summers LP (Aug-20)
NATHANIEL RATELIFFAnd It’s Still Alright LP (Feb-20)
PSYCHOLOGIC & KID ASTRONAUTKenopsia EP (Aug-20)
PARKER Care Not Carry EP (Sep-20)
GASOLINE LOLLIPOPSAll the Misery Money Can Buy LP (Sep-20)
BISON BONEFind Your Way Out LP (Jul-20)
MUSKETEER GRIPWEEDMore Than Ever LP (Oct-20)

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

The Mishawaka is a legendary music venue, restaurant and bar located 13.7 miles up the Poudre Canyon Highway (CO 14) in the stunning Poudre Canyon in Bellvue, CO. NOW OPEN for food, music and movies.

A REMINDER:  Please listen to ALL of the songs and rate them.  Thanks 🙂

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist premier / not available online

HOUR 1

Cory Harris – Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning – Between Midnight and Day (1995)
Cory Harris – Fish Ain’t Bitin’ – Fish Ain’t Bitin’ (1997)
(D) Jammy Man – Tumbly Tumbler – Tumbly Tumbler (2019)

FoxfeatherNot Coming Back (2019)
The Still Tide – High Wire – Run Out (2017)
(D) Musketeer Gripweed – Rich Man’s Child – More Than Ever (2021)

Cary Morin – Valley of the Chiefs – Dockside Saints (2020)
Freddi Henchi Band – Get Up Off the Funk – Freddi Henchi Band (1981)
Alpha Centauri – Love Only You – Alpha Centauri (1977)
(D) Tyler StanfieldWhiskey Heart (2020)

Jenny ShawhanTrouble Finds Me (2018)
The Yawpers – Dancing on My Knees – Human Question (2019)
Tia Fuller – Soul Eyes – Diamond Cut (2018)

HOUR 2

Laura Veirs – Bedroom Eyes – Troubled By Fire (2003)
Laura Veirs – Another Space and Time – My Echo (2020)
(D) Selina Albright – Holding On (2020)

DeVotchKa – Angels – This Night Falls Forever (2018)
(D) Barbershop Uncut – I Can’t Breathe (Again) (2020)

The Beeves – Playing Bingo (with people who are angry and somewhat dangerous) (2020)
The Rainy Daze – That Acapulco Gold (1967)
The Soul Survivors – Can’t Stand To Be In Love With You (1965)
The Livin’ Ends – I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know (1969)
(D) Brianna Straut – Steady As She Goes (2020)

Railbenders – Bourbon County – The Medicine Show (2018)
Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene – Goin’ for Broke – City of Love (2019)
Steve Denny Trio – Wig’s Ears – Life in New York (2020)

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VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

CP S14 EP39 2020

Monday OCT 19 2020 – UGH! I begin this week by paying tribute to an old friend in my radio career, Stu Haskell.  You very very likely don’t know him.  He wasn’t on the air.  He was the guy who made sure that stations made enough money to pay staffs and stay on the air profitably.  He was the guy who gave others chances. 

Stu was around forever.  He started his radio career as an ad salesman in the 70s at 93.3 KTCL before becoming the general manager, when that station was in Fort Collins.  It was he and program director John Hayes who launched what is now known as the Alternative Rock radio format in Colorado in the mid 80s.    I learned last night that he passed away this weekend.  Causes unknown. RIP Mr. Haskell.

It was announced last Thursday that Governor Jared Polis has named Stephen Brackett Colorado’s new Music Ambassador. Brackett is the co-founder and emcee of Flobots as well as a co-founder of the nonprofit Youth on Record. As Music Ambassador, Brackett will serve as the state’s lead advocate for Colorado’s diverse music scene and Colorado’s talented musicians.  

As the new Music Ambassador, Stephen will focus on two initiatives. The first will include assessing the needs of emerging and seasoned artists in the areas of professional and business development training, trauma support, and artistic tools in order to begin rebuilding Colorado’s music ecosystem, which has been deeply impacted by the global pandemic. 

Today is Todd Park Mohr’s (Big Head Todd & the Monsters) birthday.  He’s 55.

TOP SPINS – 2 WKS ENDING OCT 17 2020

Spinitron  Designed to benefit non-commercial public and college radio stations, record promoters and artists are among those most likely to benefit from the detailed search function. Currently 11 Colorado radio stations utilize Spinitron.

  • *This is the first “weekly” spins report for OCTOBER 2020*
  • 185 Titles Tracked / 12 public, community and college stations

1. CARY MORINDockside Saints LP (Jul-20)
2. GASOLINE LOLLIPOPSAll the Misery Money Can Buy LP (Sep-20)
2. AUGUSTUSColor Tv and Tall Tales LP (May-20)
2. PARKERCare Not Carry EP (Sep-20)
2. RODNEY RICESame Shirt, Different Day LP (Aug-20)
3. GHOST TAPESFIG EP (Sep-20)
4. JOSH DILLARDThe Natural World LP (Nov-20)
5. PSYCHOLOGIC & KID ASTRONAUTKenopsia EP (Aug-20)

The Mishawaka is a legendary music venue, restaurant and bar located 13.7 miles up the Poudre Canyon Highway (CO 14) in the stunning Poudre Canyon in Bellvue, CO. NOW OPEN for food, music and movies.

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Every week I share some or all of the new music played on the show with you, here in the MMMM.  Your rating gets factored into my decision in what to maintain in the show’s “for airplay” library.

A REMINDER:  Please listen to ALL of the songs and rate them.  Thanks 🙂

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist premier / not available online

HOUR 1

Philip Bailey – Walking on the Chinese Wall – Chinese Wall (1985)
Earth Wind & Fire – Reasons – That’s the Way of the World (1975)
(N) Ghost Tapes – Good News – FIG (2020)

The String Cheese Incident – Otherside (W. Ruby Chase) – SCI Sound Lab Radio EP (2019)
(D) Eric StraumanisYou Are Going to Hear Me (2020)

James Lee Baker – 100 Summers – 100 Summers (2020)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters – Runaway Train – Riviera (2002)
Acoustic Junction – Every Heart – Strange Days (2000)
(D) The Wyatts – Home – Forgive Me (2020)

Steve Skinner BandSelf Made Woman (feat. Erica Brown) (2019)
Halden Wofford & the Hi*Beams – Little Rig – Hard Core Broken Heart (2018)
(D) Ron Miles – Queen Of The South – Rainbow Sign (2020)

HOUR 2

Buffalo SpringfieldKind Woman (1969)
Richie Furay – We Were The Dreamers – Hand in Hand (2015)
(D) Mama Lenny and the RemedyParty Girl (2020)

The Born ReadiesMean Genes (2019)
(P) New Ben FranklinsSometimes I Don’t Like You Very Much (2020)
Jeremy Facknitz – Watch This Bird Fly – From Those Sweet Ashes (2020)
Rajdulari – Journey of A Woman – Journey of a Woman (2014)
Pretty Lights – Around The Block feat. Talib Kweli – A Color Map of the Sun (2013)
(D) Tenth Mountain Division9 to 5 (2020)

EldrenHazy Days (2019)
Retrofette Lover in Japan (2018)
Walter Gorra – ’till Next Time – In Due Time (2018)

THIS WEEK ON YOUTUBE

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

 

CP YOUTUBE 2020

At some point before DEC 20 I have to get to the 5 or maybe 10 BEST CP video picks of 2020 … this is where I got to this week = 56, with less than a month to go before I shut down 2020.

Wanna help? View these videos. Soon I’ll be asking which are your favorites of the year.