From The Music Desk

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compiled by Music Director Kelley Dole

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New Music

August 7, 2018

New KBUT Music, August 6, 2018

RIYL: Recommended If You Like
*indicates MD pick
  • *Billy Strings & Don Julian Rock of Ages – Earthy and organic, no reverbs or synthesizers used.
  • New Town Old World – This band is transforming and rejuvenating traditional Southern music for the modern age.  Great for Alison Kraus fans.

  • Anthony Geraci Why Did You Have To Go? –Original Blues track collaborations with artists like; Sugaray Rayford, Ronnie Earl, Michelle Willson and more.  Great vocals and piano.

  • *Turquoise Trail Soundtrack For A Western – Country with rock and Spanish influences.  Swanky, funky, great female vocals, trumpet, and guitar.  Most tracks are instrumental.
  • *Billy Jeter-Songdog Blues – Billy lives here in Crested Butte half of the year, and comes from Little Rock, Arkansas.  His musical influences include; Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson, and Neil Young.  His sound is folk/rock/Americana with socially conscience lyrics. 
  • Tomberlin At Weddings – Velvety vocals and reverb-dense guitars themed with vulnerability.
  • *Benni The Return – Lyrical synthesizer melodies inspired by 70’s genre and science fiction.
  • Ross From Friends Family Portrait – Warm, melodious funk great for dancing. 
  • Karrin Allyson Some Of That Sunshine – Semi-obscure, vibrant, pop jazz with great vocals.
  • *Nabate Isles Eclectic Excursions – His debut album, Nabate has performed with Jazz artists like; Jeffrey Osborne, Dianne Reeves and Christian McBride. 
  • Matt Shevitz Forward Motion – Jazz, Soul, and Funk crossover featuring some of the top musicians from Chicago.
  • James Austin Jr. Songs In The Key Of Wonder – An honorary instrumental tribute Stevie Wonder. 
  • For Peace Band Always Love – Island grooves that tap into influences from The Doobie Brothers, The Police, and Earth Wind & Fire.

  • Ty Segall & White Fence Joy – Jangly guitars that add punk, flair, and energetic percussion with psychedelic garage rock sound.
  • Gregory Ackerman And Friends – New Indie Rock with double tracked vocals and great piano.
  • Circles Around The Sun Let It Wander – Evoking the spirit of The Grateful Dead with a kaleidoscope of cosmic sounds and their own personalities.  Dead Heads will like this one!
  • Justin Johnson Drivin’ It Down – Rock/Blues, true to the album title.  Great moving music to have in the background that makes you move and passes time away. 
  • Shy Boys Bell House Polyvinyl – Indie rockers hailed as The Beach Boys on Robitussin. A jangly blend of Indie-Pop and punk.  Recommended tracks; 7,5,2,1,8.
  • Aimee Lay The Other Side Of You  Elements of Indie Pop meets Dream Pop.  Reminiscent of Hope Sandoval and Mazzy Star.  Inspired by The Kinks, Velvet Underground, Nico, and many others.
Big Band
  • Dale Head and The Mindwinder Orchestra Swing On The Rocks – Jazzy swing covers of classic rock artists including; Pink Floyd, Ted Nugent, Van Morrison, The Eagles, Alan Parsons and more. 

New Age
  • Luluc Sculptor – Simple, captivating songs about the difficulties life can throw us, and what we can do.


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KBUT’s Top 5 New Albums

1. Billy Strings & Don Julian - Rock of Ages
2. T. Soomian - Love Relief
3. Nabate Isles - Eclectic Excursions
4. Luluc - Sculptor
5. Shy Boys - Bell House Polyvinyl

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