This is a stellar performance from Kort McCumber recorded back in December of 2011. The show was filmed at Larry’s Guitar Shop in Longmont. Every Thursday Larry brings a local artist to play their tunes.
Tank muses about living with his gritty and slightly folk style in his song “I chase lightning down with my bare hands.” Singer-Songwriter Tank Kincaid is a Colorado native living in Greeley. Produced by ColoMusic own Bill Schwamle, please enjoy.
Ryan Gombeski vocalist of Take To The Oars joins Colorado Music Originals. If this interview were a comic book, this would be the origin story of TTTO. Plus a small gig at a place called Red Rocks. Yes, Ryan, it is ok to say it again. Red Rocks. We play Answers, Why Am I Not Where You Are, and Monster Eats Pilot.
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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.
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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.
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.
Live @ Larry’s with Craig Corona – Craig Corona plays live at Larry’s Guitar Shop in Longmont in November of 2011.
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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.
Lindsay Meredith and The Lost Caravan play “Monsieur Joli” and “Get Me To Stay” at the Colorado Music Originals studios. Listen to the radio show here.
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In response to Music Genie question from Nate Cook, where is the underground music scene? Trevor O’Connor joins CMO to talk about the above-ground-underground Denver music scene. Also we talk about Musicians In Action a group of people putting together benefit shows to help the areas homeless.
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01-20-12 We start the show talking about an upcoming concert at the Toad Tavern and playing music from the bands on the bill. Music by Tequila Mockingbird, I’m a Boy, JJ and the Kharma, Garry Brag, Gadzukes, and the Prairie Scholars. Plus an interview with Andy and Jessica Eppler of the Prairie Scholars.
01-13-12 CMO talks about the past week and events. Music by the Inactivists, the Blackouts, the VooDoo Hawks, Chris McGarry, Rob Drabkin, Churchill, and Elephant Revival. Interview with Dave McIntyre of Oskar Blues. He will be talking about The Colorado Blues Society and working with Oskar Blues; the Foo Fighters secret concert in Lyons; and what to expect at Oskars in 2012.
01-06-12 CMO talks about this past week and upcoming events. Music from Kort McCumber, Thunk, Fulcrum, Petals of Spain, and MojoMama. Gadgets, Gizmos, and Website – a tech review of Google Music by Bill Schwamle. CMO interviews Steven Stone Vintage Guitar Magazine, and The Absolute Sound. Steven talks about what a microphone is and some basic styles and uses (in a language everyone can understand). Concert calendar for 1/06/11.
12-30-11 CMO discusses the Best Albums of 2011 as per Rolling Stone Magazine. Music by Hatrick Pennry, Portobello Road, The Amends, Suburban Cowboy Noise, and the Supreme Action League. CMO will interview Jon Gold, audio engineer at AirShow Mastering. We will talk about tuning a room and mastering an album. Concert calendar for 12/30.
12-23-11 Music News: Hometown for the Holidays. The Heydays got their gear stolen. Playlist: Churchill “Change,” Beats Noir “Not for you,” The New Ben Franklins “Gonna be Alright,” The Inactivists “I hate myself” and “Lock Jah,” and Mollie O’Biren with “New Boots.” Interview with Dave McIntyre, the man behind the music at Oskar Blues in Lyons, CO. He will be talking about The Colorado Blues Society and working with Oskar Blues; Mollie O’Brien and her concert on 12/23; the secret concert in Osker’s barn with the Foo Fighters. Concert Calender for 12/23.
12-16-11 Bill, Sharon, and John talk about Berry Fey being inducted to the Colorado Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rachel Crow from Mead Colorado on the X-Factor. Music from David Williams, the Prairie Scholars, Aaron McCloskey and Alex Johnstone, Tequila Mockingbird, Nasty Nate Harris, and the Gones. Interview with Nate Harris and concert calendar for Dec 16, 2011.
Live @ Larry’s Guitar Shop with Chris McGarry – Recorded on 10/13/2011.
Chris McGarry plays at Larry’s Guitar Shop with his moody, spacey, old-timey music. Playing both guitar and ukulele, Chris muses on traveling and life embraced by his songs here. The full concert is here in three parts.
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