You’ll be cooler and smarter once you read The Colorado Sound’s My5. The top things in music, Colorado, film and more – from Jon Batiste’s new Jazz Record featuring members of Lake Street Dive and Iggy Pop’s The Stooges self-titled turning 50 to Ken Burns making you a country music fan, read up on what’s piqued the interest of 105.5 The Colorado Sound’s DJ’s each month!Continue reading
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The Colorado Sound’s My5 – August 2019
Tonight The Rolling Stones play Mile High and Bonnie Raitt plays Bohemian Nights. 30 years ago, Raitt released ‘Nick Of Time’ and 50 years ago, the Stones played Fort Collins! So much more cool stuff is paralleled in August’s My5 – Colorado Sound’s DJ’s top picks for what’s up in music history and more – read on!Continue reading
The Colorado Sound’s My5 – July 2019
What do the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, American Ninja Warrior, Paul Sherwin, Fontaines DC and Iron + Wine’s collab with Calexico all have in common? They’re all part of The Colorado Sound’s My5 this month! Check out what else is on the radar at NoCo’s home for music discovery.Continue reading
The Colorado Sound’s My5 – June 2019
What do the “20 Feet From Stardom” background singer’s documentary, My Dog Ate Chad, The Denver Zine Library and Bee Savior Cards have in common? They’re all part of The Colorado Sound’s My5 this month! Check out what else is on the radar at NoCo’s home for music discovery.Continue reading
The Colorado Sound’s My5 – May 2019
The top 5 music and culture blips on the collective DJ radar at Northern Colorado’s home for music discovery, from Marvin Gaye postage stamps and the new venue Mission Ballroom to the film Generation War andThe Miami Showband Massacre via Remastered on Netflix. Read up, tune in!Continue reading
105.5 The Colorado Sound: Top Picks You Should Hear – December, 2018
Villagers have just released their 5th album, The Art Of Pretending To Swim, with sophisti-pop influence perfect for a snowy Sunday outside your window.
David Bowie said the work of Hiss Golden Messenger put him in mind of, “mystical country, like an eerie yellowing photograph,” and Devotion: Songs About Rivers and Spirits and Children, a limited-edition box set, only reinforces that opinion.
The Teskey Brothers have been making music for more than a decade but are just now releasing their debut Half Mile Harvest. The warm and sultry sounds take you back to the early Muscle Shoals and Stax era.
Alejandro Escovedo has created the most ambitious release of his career with The Crossing, a concept album focused on the story of two friends: one from Italy, the other from Mexico
105.5 The Colorado Sound: Top Picks You Should Hear – November, 2018
Kurt Vile has left behind the ‘galloping tempo’ of his former group War On Drugs. Here, his reverbed, moody voice and banjo (his 1st instrument) take “Come Again” from sounding like it’s of the Mother Maybelle Carter catalog to “Oh, that’s Kurt Vile” territory.
Southern Culture On The Skids release Bootlegger’s Choice featuring 16 new recordings of the most requested songs from their out-of-print major label releases.
Carl Broemel, the classically trained guitar player, holds down the lead-guitar spot in My Morning Jacket and has three solo albums under his belt. He and has just released his fourth, Wished Out.
Loretta Lynn has just released her 41st album: Wouldn’t It Be Great. The album features songs written by Lynn over the years which she has decided to re-work for a more contemporary feel.Continue reading
105.5 The Colorado Sound – Top Picks You Should Hear In October
If you were to play this album for anyone unfamiliar with Boz Scaggs, they’d be VERY surprised to learn his first album came out in 1965. A few bars into the leadoff track “Rock And Stick,” that unique and still-smooth voice belies his 74 years. If you aren’t familiar, Great Lake Swimmers are a Canadian band built around a loose collective of musicians and the guiding light of singer/songwriter Tony Dekker – they went into the studio with the idea of creating an album without one instrument: the acoustic guitar. On Jungle’s For Ever, you’ll hear catchy, synth-laden goodness worthy of the needle drop. Don’t miss the stand-outs: “Beat 54” (an homage to Studio 54), “Happy Man” and “Heavy California.” Rarely do bands have record labels get into bidding wars for their services with only has one song in their repertoire. Such is the case with Austin’s Black Pumas.Continue reading