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MONDAY JULY 26 2021 – HAPPY to welcome a new sponsor to the Colorado Playlist – Please visit “Locally Grown” 20/20 EyeVision. Both my girlfriend and I purchased new glasses over the past few weeks. Instead of going to one of the national chain outlets we decided to see what owner Marcella Nevermann and her husband Matt had to offer at their family owned, locally grown, eye care business. It’s almost needless to say that we were EXTREMELY satisfied with our care and eyewear. They have two locations – in Cherry Creek Mall and at the Orchard Center in Westminster. Please thank Marcella for supporting “locally grown” Colorado music!

TOP FIVE WK END JULY 24 2021

  1. DARKARTS – Story of Sirens EP (May-21)
  2. THE VELVETEERS – Charmer and the Snake SINGLE (Jul-21)
  3. AMBAR LUCID – Get Lost In the Music EP (Jun-21)
  4. THE BURROUGHS – Zero Sum Game SINGLE (Apr-21)
  5. WEST SIDE JOE & THE MEN OF SOUL –  Keep On Climbin’ LP (Apr-21)

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.

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations. Currently 11 Colorado radio stations utilize Spinitron.

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

HOUR 1

Judy Collins – Someday Soon – Who Knows Where The Time Goes (1988)
(D) Ambar Lucid – Get Lost In the Music – Get Lost In the Music (2021)

Cary Morin – Jamie Rae – Dockside Saints (2020)
The Still Tide – High Wire – Run Out (2017)
Five Iron Frenzy – Renegades – Until This Shakes Apart (2021)
despAIR Jordan – Train Wrecks of the Great Lakes – Before Your Wings Gave Out (2021)
The String Cheese Incident – Sing A New Song – Outside Inside (2001)
Dan Treanor – Rock Me Baby – Mercy (2005)
(N) Hunter James and the Titantic – Tight Walkin’ Man – La Liberte (2021)

Leftover Salmon – Sing Up to the Moon – Aquatic Hitchhiker (2012)
Pink HawksElote! (2020)
Dana Landry Trio – Transfusion – Memphis Skyline (2014)

HOUR 2

Randy Bell Don’t Do Me (1984)
(D) Dirty ShrinesEvery Mile (2021)

Kyle Emerson – Are You Lonely – Only Coming Down (2020)
Esmé Patterson – My Young Man – All Princes, I (2012)
Darryl PurposeGentle Arms of Eden (2021)
Pioneer Mother – Cocaine & Kisses – The Call (2021)
Sherri Jackson – Liberation – Moments In Denial (1995)
Otis Taylor – Feel Like Lightning – Below the Fold (2005)
(D) Jenny Shawhan – Don’t Be Afraid – Don’t Be Afraid (2021)

The BurroughsLove and Unity (2020)
RetrofetteSkeletons (2017)
Paa Kow – African Lady – Cookpot (2017)

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CP S15:EP26 2021

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MONDAY JUNE 28 – Well, here we are – Seven days officially into summer 2021. Can you believe it? What have been your favorite releases so far for 2021. Leave a comment and let me know.

This week’s show featured two cuts you won’t find in the MMMM – the new one from Chris Daniels, Hazel Miller & Freddi Gowdy and the new Hunter James & the Titantic (due out July 23).

WOW! What a difference a week makes in the TOP FIVE most played #COMUSIC spins statewide. The duo LVDY jumped out of nowhere to land at #1 this week bumping John Grant to #3, while Reno Divorce makes their debut this week at #4.

TOP FIVE WK END JUNE 26 2021

  1. LVDY – Gold LP (Apr-21)
  2. WEST SIDE JOE & THE MEN OF SOULKeep On Climbin’ LP (Apr-21)
  3. JOHN GRANT – Boy From Michigan LP (Mar-21)
  4. RENO DIVORCE Outsider! Escape from Berlin (Live) LP (Jun-21)
  5. THE BARLOWHorseshoe Lounge LP (Jan-21)

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations.  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.

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

HOUR 1

CW McCallWolf Creek Pass (1975)
(N) Eddie Turner – Change In Me – Change In Me (2021)

Jack Hadley – My People – Daybreak IN Alabama: The Langston Huhges Project (2020)
Yonder Mountain String Band – Just The Same – Yonder Mountain String Band (2006)
Ellsworth– Growing Pains – Ellsworth (2021)
Finn O’Sullivan – Lipstick Kisses – When The Power Comes Back On (2020)
Hillbilly Hellcats – I Never Thought – Our Brand (1998)
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – Hold On – Slim Cessna’s Auto Club (1995)
YaSi – Guilty (2021)
(D) Ryan Chrys – Tonight (featuring Lauren Michaels) – Hearts Deluge (2021)

I, Alone – Good Fight – Collateral Beauty (2018)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Look It Here – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (2015)
Lynn Baker Quartet – Home of the Whopper – Lectrocoustic (2013)

HOUR 2

The Railbenders – Southbound – Southbound (2001)
Brethren Fast – Coupe De Ville (Tubbed & Slammed) – What In the Hell? (1999)
(P) Daniels, Miller & Gowdy – Born Under A Bad Sign – What We Did! (2021)
Jon Snodgrass – Bad New Lands – Tace (2020)
The Lumineers – Cleopatra – Cleopatra (2016)
David William’s Trickster Carousel – Cradle to the Grave – Snake Oil (2021)
AJ Fullerton – Slippin’ Away – The Forgiver and the Runaway (2021)
Stallion – Old Fashioned Boy (You’re the One) – Stallion (1977)
Sugarloaf – Myra Myra – Don’t Call Us We’ll Call You (1975)
(P) Hunter James & the Titantic – Adeline – La Liberte (2021)
Slopeside – Love Me Anyway – Edge of Nowhere (2020)
Leftover Salmon – Sing Up to the Moon – Aquatic Hitchhiker (2012)
Steve Denny Trio – August in June – Life in New York (2020)

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CP S15 EP25 2021

Monday June 21, 2021 — Happy first day of summer, officially and happy Father’s Day (yesterday). One of the things I’ve been working on doing is learning where and when you’re listening to this show. If you haven’t answered the poll I put up last week I’d appreciated it if you did.

Speaking of polls … every week I post up the MMMM with your chance to let me know if you like the new songs or not. It’s kinda sorta important because the annual listener poll is based on on your responses. Bands that flood the polls with positive responses are known and accounted for.

This week’s MMMM includes the latest from Slow Caves who should easily pick up post-COVID, along with a new soul single from Boulder’s Dechen Hawk and the debut of Bryan Gisburne, who spent most of the past twenty years in the wilderness. (Bryan’s album was serviced to media by Rocky Mountain Music Network LLC, the parent company of the Colorado Playlist).

Two of this week’s TOP 5 #COMUSIC spins are from artists and bands with members who WERE physically living in CO but no longer do so …

John Grant, formerly of the Denver based band the Czars, now lives in Iceland and leads this week’s TOP 5.

Speaking of former Colorado resident musicians, Vince Herman (Leftover Salmon and Great American Taxi) and Chad Staehly (Great American Taxi) make the TOP 5 with the High Hawks debut that also includes Colorado musicians Brian Adams (Great American Taxi) and Will Trask (Jaden Carlson Band, Arthur Lee Land) along with honorary Coloradoan Tim Carbone. Vince now lives in Nashville and Chad lives in Wisconsin.

Dressy Bessy hits the TOP 5 in its first week on the airwaves. John and Tammy decided to release the single independently, telling me they didn’t have a new album ready for their label and wanted to get something out for their fans.

Middle Class Rock Star is a podcast hosted by  Andy Sydow.  Every week or so I feature a 7 to 8 minute segment featuring  a conversation Andy has with some of our scene’s top music makers and industry personalities. This week’s guest is Reno Divorce front-man Brent Loveday

TOP FIVE WK END JUNE 19 2021

  1. JOHN GRANT – Boy From Michigan LP (Mar-21)
  2. WEST SIDE JOE & THE MEN OF SOUL – Keep On Climbin’ LP (Apr-21)
  3. CARY MORIN – Dockside Saints LP (Jul-20)
  4. DRESSY BESSY – I’m Still Here SINGLE (Jun-21)
  5. THE HIGH HAWKS – Talk About That LP (Nov-20)

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations.  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.

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.  SEE SHOW LINEUP

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

HOUR 1

Chicago (f. Beach Boys) – Wishing You Were Here – Chicago VII (1974)
(D) Nathaniel Rateliff – Mavis – Live at Red Rocks / September 20, 2020 (2021)

Daniel Rodriguez – Colorado – Sojurn of a Burning Sun (2020)
Trout Steak Revival – I Am – Spirit to the Sea (2017)
Five Iron Frenzy – Renegades – Until This Shakes Apart (2021)
Duke JusticeThe Turn (2021)
Dianne Reeves – Testify – Bridges (1999)
Freddi Henchi Band – I Love You Baby (f. Larry Wilkens) – Freddi Henchi Band (1981)
(D) Bryan Gisburne – Lord I’m Gone – Midwinter (2021)

Chimney Choir – An Alternate Life – (light shadow) (2020)
Churchill – Change – Change EP (2012)
Jason Klobnak – My August Auburn – Friends and Family (2018)

HOUR 2

Mojo Nixon – I’m In Love with Your Girlfriend – Mojo & Skid (1985)
(D) Dechen Hawk Lady Devine (2021)

Fifty Dollar Friend – Not Thinking About You – In Black and White (2020)
Megan Burtt – Restless – The Bargain (2015)
The Barlow – Hard Livin’ – Horseshoe Lounge (2021)
Reno Divorce – Hopeless and Dopeless – Live In Berlin (2021)
Brent Loveday & the Dirty Dollars – Shut Up and Drive – Hymns for the Hardened (2019)
(D) Slow CavesBefore I Leave (2021)

The Still Tide – Give Me Time – Run Out (2017)
Achille Lauro – Lightning – Flight or Flight (2012)
Brian Claxton – The Yard – The Yard (2020)

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Monday June 7, 2021 — WOW … what a weekend! Lightning, not COVID, was the reason for some outdoor shows being delayed or postponed. FLOBOTS show at Levitt Pavilion was one that had to pushed back to July 2 because of severe lighting in Denver, while the Greeley Blues Jam kicked off the summer season with Friday Fest featuring some of the best of Colorado’s blues artists and bands. Kudos to everyone for a great weekend to kick off the summer season.

NEW MUSIC COMING from Chris Daniels with Hazel Miller, Dressy Bessy and Nathaniel Rateliff so be listening to the show in the coming week or two for those and others.

Middle Class Rock Star is a podcast hosted by  Andy Sydow.  Every week or so I feature a 7 to 8 minute segment featuring  a conversation Andy has with some of our scene’s top music makers and industry personalities. A new episode is coming.

TOP FIVE WK END JUNE 5 2021

  1. LEFTOVER SALMON – Brand New Good Old Days LP (Mar-21)
  2. A.J. FULLERTON – The Forgiver and the Runaway LP (Mar-21) **
  3. WEST SIDE JOE & THE MEN OF SOUL – Keep On Climbin’ LP (Apr-21)
  4. COLE SCHEIFELE – The Hideaways LP (Jul-21) **
  5. ANTONIO LOPEZ – Roots and Wings LP (Jan-21) **

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations.  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.

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.  SEE SHOW LINEUP

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Earth Wind & Fire – Kalimba Story – Open Our Eyes (1974)
(D) The Crush – Ghost – Essential (2021)

Finn O’SullivanWhen The Power Comes Back On – When The Power Comes Back On (2020)
Whitacre – Southbound Train – Seasons (2019)
Jay Silence – Rock n Roll – Grandma’s 45s (2021)
AJ Fullerton – The Forgiver and the Runaway – The Forgiver and the Runaway (2021)
Hillbilly Hellcats – Hillbilly Love – Our Brand (1998)
Acoustic Junction – Think About It – Acoustic Junction (1996)
(D) Cass Clayton City Noise (2021)

Andy Palmer – Good Son – Hazard of the Die (2013)
Nathaniel Rateliff – Time Stands – And It’s Still Alright (2020)
Brad Goode Quintet – Who Parked the Car? – That’s Right! (2018)

HOUR 2

Dan Fogelberg – Part Of The Plan –Souvenirs (1974)
Flash Cadillac & The Continental Kids – Good Times, Rock & Roll Best of (1975)
(D) Lauren Frihauf and Ben Suyat – June – The Latona EP (2021)

Jackson Emmer – Turn Up the Jukebox – Alpine Coda (2020)
The Yawpers – Beale Street – American Man (2015)
SUCH All I Want (2021)
Dragondeer Stay High (2020)
Fierce Bad Rabbit – Dreaming of Things to Be – Living Asleep (2014)
Born In The Flood – Another night, another place – If this thing should spill (2007)
(D) Billy Shaddox – The Rescuer – Heartbeat Retreat (2021)

Post Truth Serum – The Picnic – Modern Victims (2020)
The Motet – Highly Compatible – Death Or Devotion (2019)
Dana Landry Quartet – Almost Like Being In Love – Standard Elevation (2015)

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Monday May 17, 2021 – You know how you take a few days off, but it takes twice as many days to actually catch up? Yep … Last week’s visits included KLZR Westcliffe and KHEN Salida. The week prior included a run out to Durango and a visit with KRZA Alamosa.

As I’ve made my way around the state the past month, the conversations I had mostly were about Colorado music and how to build audience. Locally produced non-comms are committed to presenting music from our state. If you’re a Colorado based band or musician reach out to them and find the venues and events in our smaller cities and towns that crave live music. There is plenty of opportunity in our state.

To find out how you can get your music into the hands of independent programmers around the state, email rockymountainmusicnetwork@gmail.com.

Middle Class Rock Star is a podcast hosted by  Andy Sydow.  Every week or so I feature a 7 to 8 minute segment featuring  a conversation Andy has with some of our scene’s top music makers and industry personalities.  This week’s guest is John Macy.

TOP FIVE WK END MAY 15 2021

  1. WEST SIDE JOE & THE MEN OF SOUL – Keep On Climbin’ LP (Apr-21)
  2. PORLOLO – No Praise, No Blame EP (June-21)
  3. AMZY Beast In the Bottle SINGLE (Apr-21)
  4. LEFTOVER SALMON – Brand New Good Old Days LP (Mar-21)
  5. REVEREND FREAKCHILDSupramundane Blues LP (Apr-21)

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations.  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.

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.  THERE ARE SHOWS BOOKED! 

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

HOUR 1

Carole King – Hard Rock Cafe – Simple Things (1977)
(NT) Leftover Salmon – Category Stomp – Brand New Good Old Days (2021)

Kyle Emerson – Are You Lonely – Only Coming Down (2020)
DeVotchKa – Let Me Sleep – This Night Falls Forever (2018)
Cary Morin & Ghost DogTrust (2021)
Andy Eppler – Nothin’ but the Rain – Broke Down Deluxe (2021)
Mollie O’Brien – Train Time – Things I Gave Away (2000)
Great American Taxi – Streets of Gold – Streets of Gold (2007)
(NT) YaSi – World Is Burning – Coexist With Chaos EP (2021)

iZCALLi – A New Lie – IV (2018)
Mojomama – We Are One – The Corona Tapes (2020)
Adam Bodine – Swamp Stomp – Scenes of Changery (2021)

HOUR 2

The Nails88 Lines About 44 Women (1984)
(D) AMZY Beast in the Bottle (2021)

CITRAOcean (2020)
Hello Dollface – Warrior Of Light – Warrior Of Light (2015)
Andy Sydow – Just One More Time – Time, Love, Everywhere (2021)
Richie Furay – Hand In Hand – Hand in Hand (2015)
(D) Porlolo – Ain’t No Use – No Praise, No Blame (2021)

Gasoline Lollipops – All the Misery Money Can Buy – All The Misery Money Can Buy (2020)
Leslie Tom – Born Too Late – Ain’t It Something, Hank Williams (2018)
Keith Oxman – I Was Doing All Right – Doing All Right (2009)

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