CP S17 EP03 2023

Milky Way shot courtesy of Claire Mannato

Monday Jan 16, 2023 – I don’t think a week goes by that I’m not absolutely amazed by the music in our state. 

This week’s featured debuts include jazz from the BTTRFLY Quinet, made up of members from Lettuce and Big Gigantic; and electro-pop from Sugar Nova, a duo that features Luke Miller from the band Lotus.  Roger Green was formerly a guitarist with the CzarsDaniel Rodriguez is a founding member of Elephant Revival. Gabriel Mervine is a longtime member of the Motet.   Make sure to let us know what you think – “I like it,” “MEH, it’s ok,” “I don’t like it.”

If you’re a musician, or in the business of music, or you’re just interested, I will be making a couple of appearances, talking about …radio. Jan 29, I’ll be at the Upstream Songwriting Retreat in Lyons. Feb 1, I will be talking about radio at the Auditorium Music Business Conference in Denver.

#COMUSIC TOP FIVE WEEK ENDING 1/14/23

Spin data pulled from the Colorado Playlist105.5 The Colorado SoundIndie 102.388.9 KRFC  and ten other stations that use playlist generator Spinitron, designed to benefit community/public and college radio stations and offering search functions for artists and agents to track airplay.

(2) 1. ELEKTRIC ANIMALSChannels EP (May-22)
(D) 1. JULIAN FULCO PERRONIn My Garden LP (Nov-22)
(R) 2. MIKE CLARK & THE SUGAR SOUNDS Moon Rock LP (Mar-22)
(D) 3. TRASH.Ghosts EP (Dec-22)
(D) 4. GRIMMLYHappiest SINGLE (Dec-22)

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

I designed the Monday Morning Music Meeting (MMMM) as a way for you to let me know what you think of new music emerging from around the state. Results enter into which cuts stay in rotation, and which cuts make the final “best of” list.

Judy RoderickCountry Girl Blues – Women Blue (1965)
Lannie Garrett & Her Swingin’ Big Band Is You Is, Or Is You Ain’t (My Baby)? – Kick It! (1998)
D Daniel Rodriguez Wheels Fell Off the World (2023)

The Copper ChildrenPity Party – Strange Illusion (2022)
The Wood BrothersLittle Bit Sweet – Kingdom In My Mind (2020)
Strangebyrds the World Needs Mercy – Strangebyrds Singles (2022)
Megan Burtt Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet – The Bargain (2015)
The Apples In Stereo Dance Floor – Travellers In Space And Time (2010)
Mike Clark & the Sugar SoundsMoon Rock – Moon Rock (2022)
D Wildermiss New Year’s (2023)

Dirty Shrines Every Mile – Digital Ego (2021)
Alysia Kraft Little River – First Light (2022)
D BTTFLY QuintetCoast – Coast (2023)

Earth Wind & FireDevotion – Open Our Eyes (1974)
D Sugar Nova Tiny Helicopters (2023)

Dango RoseSingularity (radio edit) – The Forgotten Years EP VOL. Two (2022)
Jenny Shawhan Like A Charm – Don’t Be Afraid (2021)
Head for the Hills Nothing But the Blues – Turn the Time EP (2023)
Chris Daniels & The Kings 50/50 – The Spark (2005)
Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene Under Your Spell – City of Love (2019)
Mojomama Be Your Own Savior – We Are One (2022)
D Roger GreenEnter As You Leave (2023)

Zuba Imagine Freedom – The New Cruelty (1996)
Blakk MantraA Song of the West (2022)
NGabriel MervineOur Man Higgins – GM5 (2023)

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Live Music Colorado featuring  LiveMusicMegaSearch™

TOP 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

Hi gang. I just returned from vacation so this list is shorter as previous months. I’ll be in full power mode by the end of October. Enjoy. ALSO – WordPress changed how I do things so I need to relearn. UGH!

There are over 20 FM and LPFM (low power FM) non-commercial public/community and college stations in Colorado.  I’m able to track spins at 14 of those stations that have some kind of searchable online database or use Spinitron.

I tracked 175 releases (LP, EP or Single) for the month of September.  A few were advance singles that I got to share on CP network, or that stations got to share in advance of release dates in July.

Spinitron’s playlist generator was developed to benefit non-commercial public and educational terrestrial radio stations in the US. Record promoters, agents and artists are among those most likely to benefit from Spinitron’s advanced search function.

TOP 30 TITLES SEPTEMBER 2020

  • ALL TITLES LINKED TO RESPECTIVE YOUTUBE PAGE
  • DATE OF RELEASE = Sept 2019-2020
  • (xxx) = AUGUST 2020 position

(2) 1. GASOLINE LOLLIPOPSAll the Misery Money Can Buy LP (Sep-20)
(1) 2. CARY MORIN Dockside Saints LP (Jul-20)
(3) 3. NATHANIEL RATELIFF And It’s Still Alright LP (Feb-20)
(9) 4. THE LUMINEERS III LP (Sep-19)
(D) 5. ERIC & KAH LI Jelly SINGLE (Jun-20)
(7) 6. THE WOOD BROTHERSKingdom In My Mind LP (Jan-20)
(10) 7. DANIEL RODRIGUEZSojurn of the Burning Sun LP (Jun-20)
(23) 8. JON SNODGRASS Tace LP (Aug-20)
(9) 9. GABRIELLE LOUISE The Unending Alteration of the Human Heart LP (May-20)
(D) 9. JESSICA JIMENEZWho Am I SINGLE (Mar-20)
(6) 10. ESME PATTERSONThere Will Come Soft Rains LP (Mar-20)
(-) 11. LAST CALL ROMANCEDouble Funeral, Vol. 1 EP (Dec-19)
(D) 11. NINA & THE HOLD TIGHT Keeps Me Coming Back SINGLE (Dec-19)
(D) 12. DON CHICHARRON La Carcacha SINGLE (Apr-20)
(D) 13. BRENT COWLESIt’s Coals. LP (Sep-20)
(D) 13. RODNEY RICE Same Shirt, Different Day LP (Aug-20)
(D) 14. DON CHICHARRONEl Diablo SINGLE (Apr-20)
(D) 15. BLAKK MANTRAWelcome to El Rey Blvd EP (Sep-20)
(11) 15. JAYME STONE Awake EP (Jul-20)
(D) 15. VALDEZ Wishbones EP (Sep-20)
(15) 16. REVEREND FREAKCHILD The Bodhisattva Blues LP (Apr-20)
(19) 16. TENNIS Swimmer LP (Feb-20)
(D) 17. LOLITAToda Mi Gente [Ft. Big Samir of The Reminders] SINGLE (Jun-20)
(12) 18. TYLER T. Wildflower LP (Jan-20)
(D) 19. 2MX2 [FT AJA BLACK (Reminders)] Elevator SINGLE (Aug-20)
(24) 19. ALEXA WILDISHAlexa Wildish LP (Feb-20)
(D) 19. INAIAH LUJAN Do What You Want EP (Mar-20)
(D) 19. LOGAN FARMERStill No Mother LP (Aug-20)
(-) 20. DAVID STARRBeauty and Ruin LP (Feb-20)
(-) 20. LUNA SHADEBrotherhood SINGLE (May-20)

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CP S13 EP04 2019

Monday Jan 21, 2019 – one of the most incredible things about the Colorado music scene is the nearly bottomless depth of talent.  Every week I hear about new bands that have been playing for sometimes years, that I never heard about before.  I also come across new organizations and communities formed to encourage support and collaboration, across genres and styles.  Two this week.

Colorado Original Band Community – This forum / group page is for Colorado fans, band members and or folks interested in learning and contributing to The Colorado Original Band / Musician Scene with open transparency. There are many different entities who are members of this page. Club / venue owners, promoters, booking agents, management, industry reps local to national and most important, paying fans. This is also a place for beginners, intermediate and expert level musicians to ask questions of any level or to post interesting, funny or educational info. 

For the Love of Locals – For The Love Of Locals was started as a platform to fortify Colorado music. Founded and operated by Colorado musicians, their focus was always centered around showcasing Colorado talent, while giving fans, family and friends an easy and inexpensive way to support their favorite local artists.   Their best of Colorado 2018 Spotify playlist is worth a listen.

Every week I post up the MMMM (Monday Morning Music Meeting).  This is your chance to let me know what you think of the new songs I played on the show.  I do hope you’re enjoying this feature, and will continue to make your vote known, to KEEP or DELETE.

ALSO — don’t forget.  If you’d like to stream the show, it’s available weekly at www.coloradosound.org/


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

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

DBUK CD Release Concert at Lost Lake (Denver) Wed, January 30

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

Patti Fiasco and Mama Lenny and The Remedy at Washington’s FoCo
(Fort Collins) Friday, January 25

The Widow’s Bane at The Bluebird Theater (Denver) Thursday, 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

DBUK (Denver Broncos UK) is a spin-off from Slim Cessna’s Auto Club fronted by Munly. “And God Bless You” is the second video from their upcoming album “Songs Nine Through Sixteen” due out January 25.


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
(E) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier

CP S13 EP04 2019

A 20 song sampling of this week’s show.  As usual there are some missing pieces … fewer in the Spotify playlist.

HOUR 1

Rare Silk “Up from the Skies” from American Eyes (1985)
(D) Hello Mountain “The Window” from Transcend (2019)


Pandas & People “Breathing Room” from Out to Sea (2017)
Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck “Pedal to the Metal” from Beautiful and True (2016)
(N) Ethyl & the Regulars “The Train” from Honest Work (2018)
Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams “Little Rig” from Hard Core Broken Heart (2018)
Jeff Finlin “Is This Love” from Ballad Of A Plain Man (2008)
Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore “Sunday Street” from Love Runner (2014)
Magic Music “Gandy Dancer” from The Magic Music Movie – 40 Years In the Making (2018)
(D) Blue Street Walls “Like A Child” from Like A Child (2019)


Kyle Emerson “Wise Blood” from Dorothy Alice (2017)
The Wood Brothers “Snake Eyes” from Paradise (2015)
Ryan A. Fourt “Grapple At the Snapple” from Big Slick (2016)

HOUR 2

Firefall “Winds of Change” from Elan (1978)
(D) The Motet “Highly Compatible” from Death or Devotion (2019)


Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Detonator” from New World Arisin’ (2017)
Leftover Salmon “Get Up and Go” from High Country (2014)
(N) Anthony Ruptak “Black Water” from A Place That Never Changes (2019)


Paul Kimbiris “Song of Summer” from May Day EP (2018)
Bonnie and The Clydes “the Storm” from Music for People: Part I (2014)
Danny Shafer “i am” from Wherever You Are (2013)
Jenny Shawhan “Trouble Finds Me” (2018)
(D) Steve Skinner Band with Erica Brown “Self-Made Woman” (2019)  

Grant Sabin & the Juke Joint Highball “Homesick” from Bourbon & Milk (2017)
Scott Martin “The Meaning Of Midnight” from Alone At Sunset (2018)

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