Johnny O ditches the rest of his band and goes solo for a night. His tunes are playful yet still true to the blues. Please visit Johnnyoband.com to listen to more. And stop by Larry’s Guitar every Thursday night at 7:30 PM. As Larry says, there is always a seat and a warm cup of coffee for you.
Josh Lee singer-musician joins Colorado Music Originals. We laugh, we cry, we … well not exactly. It’s more like we talk about video games and music while playing songs from Eldren. Sleepy Walker. Hug Rabbit. and NWO. Find out where they are playing and how to connect with them.
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How did the peanut butter join with the chocolate? We get philosophical about the nature of collaboration. Then we talk with Franklin Taggart and his project NoCo Indie Showcase whose goal is to create opportunities for musicians to collaborate, to create events to build their audience, and get more paying events for musicians. In other words he is building a scene. Plus we throw in a song from the Denver band The Skeleton Show.
Please visit NoCo Indie Shows online http://www.nocoindieshows.com/
Email Franklin Taggart at NoCoIndieShowcase@gmail.com
Megan Burtt is traveling the Eastern Seaboard. But for everyone in Colorado, you can see her play LIVE on a new website called Stage It. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of Stage It and it won’t be the last either. Check it out now to see Megan Burtt and many other Colorado Music Originals!!
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Quentin Young brings the blues to CMO. He muses over Hendrix, Robert Johnson, and Lead Belly. As Quentin says about the blues,”It’s pure art. Raw art – blood and internal organs and brain matter laid out for you.” The blues is a conversation between the artist, their instrument, and their soul. We are talking (and playing) the blues on Colorado Music Originals.
We talk about the past and the present of the record with Doug Gaddy of Absolute Vinyl. Also we talk about the Record Store Day celebration with performances from the Yawpers, Monocle, the Jamesons, and more. Great sounds coming your way April 21. Listen Up!
Hear more about the Colorado Creative Industries Summit on April 12-13 in Breckenridge. This is an opportunity to network, to discuss, and to be inspired.
In this episode CMO is joined by Elaine Mariner, Director of the Colorado Creative Industries, and Kim Harrell, Project Coordinator of the 2012 Summit.
For more information about the CCI and to attend the summit pleas visit http://coloradocreativeindustries.org
The Colorado Creative Industries is an origination with the goal to promote support and expand the creative industry in Colorado.
Brad Smalling Recording and Mix Engineer at Evergroove Studio joins CMO. We talk about recoding music in this age of music including compact disks, mp3 downloads, and vinyl records. There are many choices for musicians today and also some creative ways bands are promoting themselves.
Vivek Tiwary continues his conversation with CMO. First we continue the idea of a second life or many lives for a project. Then we talk about Musicians on Call a non profit group that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilites. Learn more about a group that is growing nationwide.
Please visit Musicians on Call online.
Also listen to part one of Vivek’s interview interview on CMO.
Live @ Larry’s with Craig Corona – Craig Corona plays live at Larry’s Guitar Shop in Longmont in November of 2011.
Please visit Craig’s website here.
For more about Larry’s Guitar Shop please visit his website here, or go to 508 5th Ave in Longmont, CO.
Steve Carlson, owner of Sun Rose Café in Longmont, joins CMO to talk about his perspective on booking acts. What worked. What didn’t. And how that process has evolved. Steve also talk about his mother and her life long involvement in the music industry.
CMO talks with Vivek Tiwary, founder of the Tiwary Entertainment Group, about The “Second” life of a Song. Vivck’s passion for music led him to project involving the music industry. He started Starpolish.com a site developed to help musicians help themselves. Lately, traditional band management no longer was effective, so he evolved the process into such projects like Green Day’s American Idiot on Broadway, Producing a documentary about Brian Epstein called the Fifth Beatle which Tiwary had acquired the rights to the music of the Beatles, and Punk Rock Dad a sitcom based on Jim Lindberg the singer of the punk band Pennywise.
So much good information we had to make the interview into two shows.
Devil Got Five joins CMO in studio – Tiffany, Heath, Jarrod talk about songwriting and the road that brought them together. Tiffany, the newest addition of the band, muses on screaming. We will play two of their new demo songs Unbreakable and Stockholm Syndrome.
It is all about Erik Dyce’s InDemandBands for this episode. First it is a virtual concert, if you will, of bands we found on InDemandBand.com – Mark’s Midnight Carnival Show, Take To The Oars, Be The Ant, P-Nuckel, Monocle.
Then we talk to the man behind the website, Erik Dyce. We talk about his career and what InDemandBand.com is all about. It is all about how to market your band and get you gigs. Also in this segment we play a song from Mark Risius.
We start with a quick chat about the past week and then a music spotlight with Tell ’Em Like It Ain’t. Tell ’Em visited CMO sometime ago and played a set of songs for us. This show we will play Another Fight, Won’t Be Long, Brittle Paper, and Nothing Like Love. The second part of the show we talk with Matte Simmons of Edward Jones about financial planning for musicians. What you said? My band is a business? Yes, it is. Empower yourself.
David Williams, Karen Carrol, and Ondrej Sramek grace Larry’s Guitar Shop with his light-hearted and often witty style of American Folk. With a light fragrance of jazz and folk music this is sure to put a smile on your face and get your toes a tapping.
Part 1: “Chocolate Bar,” “Cheyenne,” and “Carnival Song.”
Part 2: “For Dan” and “You’re Going to Change on Me.”
Part 3: “Don’t you want an old cold biscuit,” “Who Let That Djanga Jazz in the Room,” and “One Woman”