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.

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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. 

Kori Stanton

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.

Kori Stanton

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'.

Kori Stanton

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.

Kori Stanton

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. 

Kori Stanton

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.

Stand and Sway

Stand and Sway is an americana and roots duo made up of musicians, Ara Lee and Beth Wood. The duo stopped by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton about their music, poetry and performed a few songs from their first album together called 'Deep Blue'.

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program.

Artwork: MrOZ, Photo: Kori Stanton

Colorado blues muscian and 2019 Telluride Blues Challenge Winner, Cary Morin stops by KVNF to play a few songs and talk with KVNF's Kori Stanton about his new album which is slated to come out in 2020. 

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program.

Kori Stanton

Norwegian band Darling West stops by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton in the Bamboo Room and perform a few songs including a couple unreleased tracks off of their upcoming album 'We'll Never Know Unless We Try' which is due out in February 2020. 

Talkin Music: Anders Osborne

Oct 23, 2019
Brandt Vicknair

New Orleans blues musician, Anders Osborne has played at Blues & Brews in Telluride "15 times" and at the 26th Annual Blues & Brews, KVNF's Kori Stanton caught up with Anders at Mountain Lodge in Mountain Village on the last day of the festival.

Kori Stanton

Canadian musicians, Belle Plaine, Blake Berglund and their band stop by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton about Belle Plain's recent album 'Malice, Mercy, Grief & Wrath' which features a song about Belle's grandmother Laila Sady Johnson, who survived being hit by a train. Belle and Blake are on tour and hope be back to visit and perform in Western Colorado early 2020.

Glenn Reigelman

KVNF's Kori Stanton spoke with blues musician Samantha Fish at the 26th Annual Blues & Brews in Telluride. The two sat poolside in Mountain Village and talked about Fish's new album Kill or Be Kind which Fish says is "All about the guiatr".

Grammy winning, iconic world music drummer, Glen Velez and acclaimed rhythm vocalist, Loire Cotler stopped by KVNF to talk with Kori Stanton before their concert at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia. Velez and Cotler opened the World Music in Paradise Series produced by local musician and teacher David Alderdice. Alderdice joined in for a couple of songs in the Bamboo Room.

Composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto stopped by KVNF to perform a few of his immersive songs in the Bamboo Room. Hiroya talks with Kori Stanton about how he was awarded a music scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston and how traveling and meeting new people inspires his music and music.

Kori Stanton

Soul singer, songwriter and guitarist Ron Artis II stopped by KVNF in Paonia, CO to talk about his new album "Love is Love" which is due out on Sept. 9th, 2019. Ron played a few unreleased tracks for our listeners and talked with KVNF's Kori Stanton about the evolution of his music and how on this record he was hearing strings and horns instead of the rock and roll sounds we heard on his previous album "Soul Street".

Kori Stanton

Steel Betty is a traditional and original folk-grass band from Austin, TX. The trio stopped by KVNF to talk about their debut album "So Darn Lonesome" that comes out Sept. 14th, 2019. Maddie, Mc D and Micah spoke with KVNF’s Kori Stanton about their passion for bluegrass music festivals and what it’s like being a band in Austin.   

Kori Stanton

Desi Valentine is a pop singer and songwriter who is from London and currently based out of Los Angeles, CA. Desi and his band performed at the final concert for the Mountain Air Music Series in Ouray, Colorado. KVNF's Kori Stanton spoke with Desi before the show and talked with him about his musical theater background including being part of the original cast of 'The Producers' and what it was like working with Mel Brooks.

Kori Stanton

In a sea of glowing hula hoops, smiling faces and moving bodies... perhaps you could find KVNF's Kori Stanton attending and covering the 7th Annual ARISE Music Festival held at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, CO.

Irish band I Draw Slow stopped by KVNF before their show at Pickin in the Park in Paonia, CO. Kori Stanton spoke with the band about the last eleven years and the major differences between performing at home and in the states. I Draw Slow also debuted one of their newest songs called "Terminal Bird" which was inspired by their time traveling through airports while on tour.

Talkin Music: Omicron J Trauma

Aug 2, 2019
Kori Stanton

Rock band Omicron J Trauma stops by KVNF to talk with Talkin Music host/producer Kori Stanton about their musical backgrounds, how the three band members connected in Dallas, Texas and about their new EP titled You Should Have Thought About That.

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program.

Denver based duo, The Ordinary Two stops by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton before their concert at The Creamery Arts Center in Hotchkiss, CO. Two duo talks about their recent self titled EP and shares a couple pre-releases with KVNF listeners.  

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