Talkin Music

Talkin Music,  brought to you each Thursday, highlights local or locally-performing musical artists from a variety of genres with interviews, music and live performances. During COVID KVNF aims to continue to provide a platform for musicians who would typically tour through the Western Slope of Colorado and bring our listeners new music and exposure to diverse artists.

Ways to Connect

Durango based funk/rock/hip hop/pop band Elder Grown talks with KVNF about writing new music and the summer music scene in Durango, CO. The band's saxophonist, Sam Kelly, speaks with 'Talkin Music' Host, Kori Stanton, about his hopes for the music industry post pandemic.

Click HERE to watch Elder Grown's video for 'I Like You'.

Jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen talks with KVNF from his home in Harlem, New York. Emmet speaks with Kori Stanton via Zoom about his Masters Legacy Series, life in Harlem during COVID-19 and about his experience working with legendary jazz musicians.

Sarah Shuel

Denver based band Float Like A Buffalo calls into KVNF to talk with Kori Stanton about the band's music, dance moves, and what the future holds for the music industry.

Charla Harvey

Denver based Saxophonist Sarah Mount calls into KVNF to talk with Kori Stanton about her music and many collaborations including Sarah Mount and the Rushmores, Sam and Sarah, Minor Music, and The Pamlico Sound whose music is feat

Justin Jolley

Psychedelic rock and blues band, Peach Street Revival calls in from Grand Junction to talk with KVNF's Kori Stanton about their new EP 'Cinco' and their recent performance at Mesa Theater in Grand Junction. The band is made up of frontwoman Gonzales, Cooper Bradley Shull on guitar, Jordan Will on bass and Sofia Benham on drums. They are slated to open up for KC and The Sunshine Band in 2021.

Singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins calls in to KVNF from her home in Nashville to talk with Kori Stanton about her new album 'Italian Ice'.

Nikolai Grasaasen

Americana duo, Darling West calls in to KVNF from their home in Oslo, Norway to talk about their recent album "We'll Never Know Unless We Try". Mari and Tor Egil talk with Kori Stanton about several of their songs from their new album and about the affects of the worldwide pandemic. To stay connected to their fans, Darling West has been releasing new videos on their 'Friday Sessions' on their YouTube page every Friday.

The Reminders

Hip hop duo, The Reminders call into KVNF from Colorado Springs, CO to talk about their recent performance for 'Banding Together' a virtual music festival and fundraiser by the Colorado Music Relief Fund. Aja Black and Big Samir talk with Kori Stanton, about the current social and political climate, peaceful protests, the recent Blackout Tuesday and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Papadosio

KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with electronic-rock band Papadosio about their mushroom themed album 'Microdosio'. Billy and Sam Brouse call in to KVNF from Ashville, North Carolina and talk about the reality of what it's like being touring musicians and releasing an album during the pandemic.

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Musician, producer and music teacher Joel Michael calls in to KVNF via Zoom from his home in Chiang Mi Thailand. Joel talks with Kori Stanton about his new conceptutal EP 'Returning to Leave' which comes out May 29, 2020 and shares several unreleased tracks.

Random Rab

Random Rab calls into KVNF from his home in Boulder, CO to talk with Kori Stanton about his upcoming album 'The Space Between'. Rab has been a touring artist for over 20 years and talks about the challenges of how COVID-19 is affecting and will likely continue to affect his musical career. You can check out Random Rab's new music as he is releasing singles off of his upcoming album on each full moon and new moon.  

Mike Burkley

Paonia musicians, Andrea Lecos and Cory Obert of the Americana-folkgrass band Hard Pressed call into KVNF and chat with Kori Stanton about their upcoming album 'Magic Dime'. Andrea and Cory share several stories about finding dimes in obscur locations and discuss the writing and recording process for their new album.

Kill Paris

Electronic musician/producer Corey Baker AKA Kill Paris calls in to KVNF to talk with Talkin Music host Kori Stanton about his recent album 'Galaxies Within Us' and his brand new single 'Way Out' (feat. Penguin Prison).

Talkin Music: Dirtwire

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Dirtwire band members, David Satori and Evan Fraser talk with KVNF's Kori Stanton about the inspiration behind their recent album 'Electric River'. David and Evan talk about working on music during quarantine life and how they are working to put out quality content for their fans during this time. The two (of three) band members also share that the downtime from not touring has been an unexpected but nice break.

Mural by LoLa Murals, Photo by Kori Stanton

Seattle based lo-fi/indie folk musician, Jason McCue talks with 'Talkin Music' Host, Kori Stanton about his recent album 'Wasteland' and performs four of his songs in KVNF's Bamboo Room.

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program which was recorded in early March, 2020.

 

Americana, singer songwriter, Gabrielle Louise speaks with 'Talkin Music' host, Kori Stanton via phone about her new album "The Unending Alteration Of The Human Heart" which was released on March 20, 2020. Gabrielle shares several songs off of her album, a new poem and what it's been like releasing her new album in the midst of the coronaviris pandemic. 

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Folk singer-songwriter Andrea Von Kampen talks with KVNF's Kori Stanton and performs four original songs with her band in the Listening Room at Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery in Montrose, CO. Andrea debuts a brand new song called "That Spell" that she wrote in February 2020.

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North Fork Valley musician, Dylan Fixmer, stops by KVNF to talk about his new Irish-inspired album "Traditionish" which comes out March 15th, 2020. Dylan and his friend Lindi Mereness performed several songs, jigs and sets off of his upcoming album and chatted with 'Talkin Music' host Kori Stanton about his many musical collaborations and the inspiration behind his music.

Kori Stanton

Americana folk duo, The Rough and Tumble talk with KVNF before their show at Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery in Montrose, CO. KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler about their album 'Howling Back at the Wounded Dog'. The married duo performed four original songs in the Listening Room at Healthy Rhythm and Mallory showcases her vocal and nose flute playing talents.

New Orleans brass band The Soul Rebels kicked off the 2020 Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series in Snowmass Village to celebrate Mardi Gras on Fat Tuesday, February 25th. KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with members, Julian Gosin and Marcus Hubbard about The Soul Rebels latest album 'Poetry In Motion'.

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Blues musician, Cedric Burnside comes from a very musical family and is the grandson of legendary blues musician, R.L. Burnside. KVNF's Kori Stanton spoke with Cedric backstage at the Sheridan Opera House during the 26th Annual Blues and Brews in Telluride, CO.

Kori Stanton

Folk-rock duo You Knew Me When stopped by KVNF to debut four of their brand new songs in the Bamboo Room. The married duo is based in Ouray, Colorado by way of Nashville. They chatted with Kori Stanton about the San Juan mountains and how the entire state of Colorado inspired their upcoming album. Be on the look out for their fourth album slated to come out later this year.

Kori Stanton

Americana singer-songwriter, David Starr talks with KVNF and shares the inspirations behind his upcoming album 'Beauty and Ruin'. Starr performs an acoustic set in KVNF's Bamboo Room and speaks with Kori Stanton about re-printing his grandfather’s book which helped conceptualize Beauty and Ruin. Starr also talks about his recent health scare and how his song "Rise Up Again" made it on the new album.

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Charley Crockett is a blues and country singer-songwriter currently based out of Austin, TX. Crockett stopped by KVNF before his show at the Paradise Theatre on January 10th, 2020. Kori Stanton talks with Crockett about his newest album 'The Valley' and about having open heart surgery one year ago. Crockett performs several unreleased songs that he hopes to record in 2020.

Kori Stanton

KVNF visits the Embodying Rhythm Marimba Ensemble at their practice studio in Hotchkiss, CO. Kori Stanton talks with all eight members about composing new music and their upcoming performances at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia. These concerts will wrap up David Alderdice's 2019/2020 'World in Paradise Music Series'. This program features four new pieces that the group is working on for their upcoming album. 

Special thanks to our sound team: Jeff Reynolds, Adam Smith and Daniel Be. 

KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with award winning country musician, Ryan Bingham at the 26th Annual Blues and Brews Festival in Telluride, CO. Ryan shares his inspiration behind his newest album 'American Love Song' and also talks about what he's working on in 2020. 

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Denver based band Black Canyon talks with KVNF's Kori Stanton about the inspirations behind their upcoming album which features experimental sounds and a lot of improvisation. The four band members spent several days writing and recording at the original location of KVNF on Garvin Mesa in Paonia, CO. 

Kori Stanton

Singer-songwriter, Moriah Woods stopped by KVNF to share a few of her newest songs off her recent album 'Old Boy'. The singer resides in Poland but spent most of her youth in Paonia, CO. KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with her about her process of writing and recording 'Old Boy'.

Jim Brett

Enjoy a special Holiday edition of Talkin Music featuring the Paonia Madrigal singers, directed by Gretchen Nicoloff. The audio was recorded live at Alfread Eames Cellars annual barrel tasting. KVNF's Kori Stanton chatted with some of the attendees and madrigal singers. Happy Holidays from KVNF!

Kori Stanton

Songwriters, Wyatt Espalin, Jackson Emmer and John Statz stop by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton about their "Americana Troubadour Round" tour and played a few original songs in the Bamboo Room.

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program.

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