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Music Video Monday - January 22nd, 2018
January 22, 2018

Music videos are an art form in their own right, a visual bonus to the music we love. Every Monday we bring you an eclectic mix of audio-visual goodness.
 
This week we start off with a couple of British Folksters who are leaning full band rockers.  Up first, Irish singer/songwriter Glan Hansard, who has just released his second for  label Anti-, ""Between Two Shores"".   Director Piotr Kabat says of the video,   Roll On Slow ,  “In terms of story we wanted to convey the vibe of a solo night out in New York. Getting kicked out of bars and hanging out in front of liquor stores ‘til sunrise just to escape from your own demons.”  Just [more...]

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Music Video Monday
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Music videos are an art form in their own right, a visual bonus to the music we love. Every Monday we bring you an eclectic mix of audio-visual goodness.

Boxer Rebellion

 
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Music Blog of The Week
January 11, 2018

In addition to small, independent radio stations like KAFM, online music blogs are front line resources for finding new and emerging artists.  They range in scope from well supported and staffed to a single individuals.  They can encompass music from every corner of the world, or focus on a certain genre, region, or country.  They might post multiple times a day or once every few months.  They may review dozens of releases daily or post just a track of the week.  They might be well written and easy to navigate, or a total mess.  They might invest hundreds of hours a week in research and publication, or throw things up on a whim.  Regardless there is very seldom any feedback [more...]
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Wild Wednesday
January 10, 2018

We just received a new CD from Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox and as I listened to it this morning I went wild!  I'm a long-time fan, especially "All About That Bass".  They are always raising the bar - check it out!       

 
Listen for more on Fresh Tracks at 11 a.m. this Friday Jan. 2!
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Music Video Monday
January 8, 2018

Music videos are an art form in their own right, a visual bonus to the music we love.  Every Monday we bring you an eclectic mix of audio-visual goodness.

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Programmers Picks For January 5th, 2018
January 5, 2018

Here at KAFM we are happy to boast a volunteer programmer force of over 100.  Here are some recent new music favorites from a few of our programmers!!!

KateA is a high school student in Mesa County District 51 who enjoys subbing when she can for other programmers.  She loves War on Drugs new release "A Deeper Understanding".

 

Check out KateA's playlists here.

H-man is in the drivers seat for "Enjoy The Ride" every other Monday from 1-4 PM.  This choice cut is from Walter Trout's current release, "We're All In This Together"....

 

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