Colorado Music

Elliott Hickam

North Fork Valley musician Jon Hickam talks with KVNF about his debut solo album "Pickin' and Grinnin' with Willis Pickem." The new album features background vocals by Jon's father, Robert Hickam, cajon by his son Elliott Hickam and shakers by David Alderdice.

Merne Judson III

Ghost Tapes is a modern soul, funk and R&B band out of Denver, CO. On their second full album, FIG, the band explores themes of stuggle, death, rebirth and growth. KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with all five members via Zoom just before the album release. This program features the debut of Ghost Tapes' song "Spilled Milk" which was written by the band's lead singer Ishka B. Phoenix about the late Denver musician and artist Colin Ward.

Sarah Shuel / Sonder Music Management

Denver based folk/hip-hop/electronic duo Grim & Darling talk with KVNF about their recent album release "Three." After a little break Colorado musicians Jessa Love and Jordan Polovina found themselves back in the studio during the 2020 pandemic.

2020 was a challenging year for musicians but that didn't stop new music from coming out. 'Talkin Music' Host and Producer, Kori Stanton and News Director and Morning Edition Host, Gavin Dahl share some of their favorite songs from Colorado musicians in 2020. 

Renee Cornue

Durango musician Cody Tinnin talks with KVNF about his upcoming solo album "Perennial" and shares several unreleased songs on this Talkin Music. Tinnin is one third of the bluegrass trio Stillhouse Junkies which is also based out of Durango, CO.

Diana Yahklef

Denver based pop singer-songwriter Kaitlyn Williams talks with KVNF and shares some of her 2020 releases including a world debut of her brand new song "Freedom."

Talkin Music: CITRA

Nov 5, 2020
Joel Rekiel

Denver rock band CITRA talks with KVNF about their newest singles from 2020 and how music has been helping the band get through the pandemic. CITRA is currently working on writing new music and plans to release a new album this winter.

JT Thomas

Daniel Rodriguez stops by KVNF before his performance for the "Live Music Still Soothes The Soul Series" brought to you by Pickin' Productions and the Paradise Theatre in Paonia. Rodriguez talks with Kori Stanton about his new record "Sojourn Of A Burning Sun."

Inaiah Lujan

"Music is my life partner" says singer-songwriter Xanthe Alexis in an interview with KVNF's Kori Stanton. The mystical songstress' music has been described as "medicine" and her new record 'The Offering' is just that. This episode of Talkin Music features several songs from the new record which was recorded in the foothills of Tava Mountain near Colorado Springs, CO.

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'.

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.

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.  

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

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.

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

Durango based band Stillhouse Junkies visit KVNF before their show at Remedy in Paonia. Kori Stanton talks with the trio about their new album Hillbilly Poetry and their upcoming schedule including performing at the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown in April.