talkin music

Talkin Music: CW Ayon

Oct 2, 2015
Cyn Holder

New Mexico native CW Ayon speaks with Cyn Holder and Ali Lightfoot after his performance at the 2015 Telluride Blues and Brews Festival.  Ayon plays a unique version of  hill country blues on a simple kick-snare, guitar and harmonica set-up.   

Talkin Music: Isaac Aragon

Oct 2, 2015

Ali Lightfoot  speaks with the winner of the 2015 Telluride Blues Challenge, Isaac Aragon.    Aragon competed against five other finalists at the festival.    Here,  he talks about the experience of  performing in front of 10 thousand people on the main stage.  

Talkin Music: The Revivalists

Sep 25, 2015

KVNF DJ Adam Gall speaks with lead singer Dave Shaw and drummer Andrew Campanelli of the New Orleans-based rock band The Revivalists.   Adam caught up with them back stage after their performance at Telluride Blues and Brews.

Talkin Music: Blues Dancing

Sep 17, 2015
Elizabeth Woods Darby

Once a year,  40 or 50 blues dancers descend upon Paonia and other parts of the Western Slope.  Wonder what this new dance phenomenon is all about?   Ali Lightfoot speaks with Jared Tarr,  one of the directors of Aspen Blues Recess to find out about the  movement and the music that inspires it.

Talkin Music: We Dream Dawn

Sep 14, 2015

We Dream Dawn performs at the KVNF studios.  Front man,  Sage discusses farming, music festivals and new language for the new paradigm with Ali Lightfoot.

Talkin Music: Rising Appalachia

Aug 28, 2015

Leah Song of the band Rising Appalachia talks with KVNF's Dallas Meck and Ali Lightfoot after her performance at the Arise Music Festival.


Talkin Music: Nathaniel Rateliff

Aug 20, 2015
Dallas Meck

Nathaniel Rateliff talks about his new album and why it's full of lighthearted songs on dark topics.  Plus- he shares stories about  his Tonight Show appearance,  navigating the music industry and the downside of legal marijuana.

KVNF Field Sessions: Zach Deputy

Mar 26, 2015
Zach Deputy
Lea Petmezas

One of the pre-eminent practitioners of 'live-looping', Zach Deputy’s one-man show weaves a tapestry of instrumentation and voices in an ever-evolving, improvised arrangement that is ultimately based on a composition but allowed to breathe with the audience.

Zach Deputy’s show transforms clubs and open fields alike into sweaty dance parties for fans of R&B, soul, jam, Caribbean music and electronica.

Zach performed at Avalanche Dairy outside Paonia, Colorado for an adoring audience of goats.

Talkin Music: Zach Deputy

Feb 23, 2015
Lea Petmezas

Looper and multi-instrumentalist Zach Deputy speaks with KVNF's Ali Lightfoot about his hard-to-classify sound,  his early experiences as a musician and how he started looping. 

Talkin Music: Shakey Graves

Sep 18, 2014
Ali Lightfoot

Austin singer, songwriter and guitar virtuoso Shakey Graves  speaks with Ali Lightfoot about his new CD - “And the War Came."    Ali caught up with the 27 year old musician backstage at the Telluride Blues and Brews festival. 

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