NEW MUSIC April 23rd, 2019
RIYL: Recommended If You Like
*indicates MD pick


*Tedeschi Trucks Band Signs – They’re back! As good as ever, with eleven new, original tunes. Spin this!

Sticky Fingers Yours To Keep – Australian rockers unleashing their fourth album, indie rock style.
RIYL: Artic Monkeys, The Clash, Tame Impala, Foals and Oasis.

Hajk Drama – A Norwegian –based indie rock band that tugs at your heartstrings and urges you to dance all at once! RIYL: St. Vincent, Grimes, Lucius, Beck, and The XX.

Charlene Soraia – Where Is My Tribe? – One voice. One Guitar. Ten great tunes. RIYL: Lana Del Ray, Anna Calvi, Laura Marling, and Darling.

*Glen Clark You Tell Me – Texas-born piano man, Glen Clark has written and performed blends of honky tonk, soul, blues, rock-n-roll and country all of his life. He has collaborated with Delbert McClinton, Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, and Willie Nelson.

Lily & Madeleine Canterbury Girls – Female indie rock duo brings a sonic groove to their music. Great energy. Recommended tracks: #2, #3, #8. FCC warning #6. RIYL: First Aid Kit and Kat Wright.

*Maggie Rogers Heard It In A Past Life – Her voice is a beautiful and strong as ever. Indie alternative rock artist, she’s back, and every song on this album is great.

*Madame Gandhi Bad Habits – Irresistible beats fused with alternative indie. A standout!

*The Dip The Dip Delivers – Seattle-based seven piece ensemble melding vintage rhythm & blues, modern pop with 60s soul. Joyous and electrifying! RIYL: St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Leon Bridges, Lake Street Dive, and White Denim.

Pedro The Lion Phoenix – Indie Rock mapping out intricacies of growing up in Arizona.
RIYL: Conor Oberst, Jimmy Eat World, and Frightened Rabbit.

*Sydney Wright Seiche – Indie Alternative, gorgeous female vocals. RIYL: Norah Jones, Maggie Rogers, Colbie Callait, and Lissie.

Bad Bad Hats Lightning Round –Indie rockers balancing sweet and sour, pop-punk, and rock simplicity.
RIYL:Kississippi, Remember Sports, and Rat Boys.

*Fruition Fire – Recently performed at CB Center for the Arts. Indie male and female band.
RIYL: Lake Street Dive, Death Cab For Cutie, and Moon Taxi.

Feels Post Earth – L.A. based melodic punk quartet strikes a balance interweaving guitars, vocal harmonies, hearty drum beats, and heavy bass.

*Benny Sings City Pop – Amsterdam-based singer, songwriter and producer blends together rock, soul, pop and a little jazz. RIYL: Rex Orange County, Nick Hakim, and Matt Simons.

The Florists Prayer Starter – Noisy pop punk jams. RIYL: The B 52s, Guerilla Toss, and Deerhoof.

Max Creek Live At 45 – A two-disc celebration of Max Creek’s 45th anniversary. Filled with new originals and great covers of Bob Dylan, JJ Cale, and Lead Belly/Creedence. RIYL: The Grateful Dead and Phish.

*The Flusters Dreamsurf – Beach party rockers. RIYL: The Avalanches, Beach Boys and surf punk.

Puppy The Goat – British Hard Rockers drawing from Black Sabbath, and Indie artists Weezer. Sonic jumble fun!

*The Lumineers Gloria (single)- These guys are popular on AAA and Pop charts everywhere. This is another great song, and their sound keeps getting better.

Bonerama Plays Zeppelin- An album of great Zeppelin covers.

The Demos If You Only Knew – RIYL: Tame Impala, Dodos, Artic Monkeys, Vampire Weekend, and Car Seat Headrest. Great Indie rock!

Valley Maybe –RIYL: Passion Pit, Young The Giant, and Portugal The Man. Good grooves.

Aaron David Gleason This Is Aaron David Gleason – Indie rock with upbeat rhythms.

Karen O & Danger MouseLux Prima – Their first collaboration together, Karen O brings her acclaimed production talents from the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs’. RIYL: Broken Bells and The Black Keys.


Taj Mahal An Evening of Acoustic Music – A generous donation to our KBUT Library from Jim Michael.
Thanks, Jim!

John Mayall Nobody Told Me – Blues Hall of Famer returns with a diverse list of featured guests like;
Todd Rundgren, Little Steven Van Zandt, and The E Street Band.

*Mary Lane Travelin’ Woman –Chicago Blues artist with a soulful, contralto voice.

Benny Turner & Cash McCall Going Back Home –A celebration of old West Side Chicago Blues.

The Trevor B Power Band Everyday Angel – Northern New Jersey-based band with slight nuances of Bruce Springsteen’s influence.

*Win Mott Rogue Hunter –Berklee College of Music graduate blends classic Chicago blues with his love of harmonica and blues harp.

Joanne Shaw Taylor Reckless Heart –A British Blues musician who draws inspiration from classic Detroit Blues.

Thomas Goluban Chicago Rambler – Great vocals and harmonica in classic Blues form.

Brandon Santini The Longshot – Energetic blends of traditional and contemporary Blues sound.


Brendan Shafer with the Six Dollar String Band Shafer’s Lumber Wagon – Durango-based string band features Telluride Bluegrass Contest winners; The Badly Bent & Broken Mountain Bluegrass Band.

*Escaping Pavement Road Warrior – Recently awarded the Listening Room Network’s artists of the year, and Detroit Music Award 2017, songwriting duo Emily and Aaron are road warriors on the rise!

Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Allison De Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves – Two leaders of young generation roots musicians weave together claw hammer banjo and fiddle to expand old bluegrass roots.

Tim O’Brien Band Tim O’Brien Band – A five piece classic bluegrass compilation. Great tunes!

*Della Mae The Butcher Shoppe EP –All female flower powerhouse recorded this album at The Butcher Shoppe Studio in Nashville, started by John Prine and David Ferguson.

George Jackson Time and Place – Traditional sounding solo fiddle with freshness and upbeat energy.

Lonely Heartstring Band Smoke & Ashes – New Bluegrass, with nice vocal harmonies.

*Frosty When I Wake Up To Sleep No More – (Single)Awesome Bass, Baritone and Tenor Vocals, upbeat and cheerful melodies! The vocals are a standout!

Nashville Celtics Sons of Sailors –Beautiful female and male vocal harmonies.

Unspoken Tradition Myths We Tell Our Young – All male band, fast banjo picking, taking Bluegrass into new territory.

Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes Bowerbird – Taking fundamentals of roots music and story- telling into broader Americana music.

The Cleverlys Blue – Their debut album, filled with bluegrass covers of pop and rock artists like; The Zombies,
Justin Bieber, Beyonce’. Worth a listen!


*The Beau Weevils Songs In The Key Of E – Downhome, swampy, rock meets funky, soulful, blues.
A collaboration with Charlie Daniels and James Stroud.

Jane Kramer Valley Of The Bones – Warm, easy storytelling paired with rich, spiritual, humanity.

*Livingston Taylor The Best of Liv(e) 50 Years of Livingston Taylor – Live revival of his best.

Terry Klein Tex – Real life storytelling from the heart. Terry’s early influences include John Prine and Rodney Crowell.

Lee Roundtree The Time We Want –A debut album. Dreamy Americana recorded in Colorado Springs, LA., Nashville, Portland, and Switzerland. Contemporary grooves with classic folk storytelling.

*Rob Heath Ticket To Everywhere – Rob’s songs have received accolades including first place in the Calgary Folk Music Festival’s Songwriting Contest and Canadian Radio Music Award for “Songwriter of the Year.”

*Todd Snider Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3 – Background vocals by Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires. Great harmonica ornamentation.

*The Jake Bartley Band Brotherhood –Soulful yet roots-oriented sound. This band has appeared on NBC’s The Today Show.

The W Lovers This Little Town (single) – Seattle based Folk Americana duo about to launch their debut album. A nice song about a small town like Crested Butte.

Patty Griffin Patty Griffin – Grammy nominated veteran of Folk Americana is known for her songs freezing life and truth into amber.

Ben Dickey A Glimmer On The Outskirts – Known for his singing and acting role in Ethan Hawkes’ Blaze, Ben brings sophistication to Folk Americana. Album production by Charlie Sexton, band leader for Bob Dylan.


Kait Dunton Planet D’Earth – This album is about time, stories, and the threads that connect us through planetary alignment.

Sheldon Zandboer Tipping Velvet – Taking inspiration from Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, and Prince.
Lively, heart filled compositions.

Steve Davis Correlations –Recorded live in NYC, excellent sextet classic jazz.

Pete Coco Lined With A Groove – Bassist Pete Coco forges his own jazz language into rich, traditional tributes to jazz giants who influenced his musical education.

*Cory Weeds Quintet Live At Frankie’s Jazz Club – Classic, with Swing and R&B nuances.

Katarina Brown Mirror – A native of St. Petersburg Russia with a stunning voice and charismatic Jazz style.

Wynton Marsalis Bolden – Music from the original soundtrack by Wynton Marsalis.

Reggae/Rock/Ska/Hip Hop

The Fanculos The Fanculos Album – Donated to out KBUT Library by Katherine. Thanks, Katherine!

Reel Big Fish Life Sucks…Let’s Dance – Ska fun with a little more rock than reggae. Thanks, Katherine!

Atomga Black Belt, Atomga, AGA – Three albums, Funk, Reggae Rock, Ska that are easy to listen to, varietal horns and percussion. Atomga performed at Crested Butte Center for the Arts in January, 2019.

Rocky Dawuni Beats Of Zion – A rising superstar. It’s good!

Ray Ray Full Swing – RIYL: Digital Underground, Talib Kwelli, and Pharcyde. FCC Clean.


Primer Novelty –Female songwriter and vocalist, Alyssa Midcalf showcases surreal futurism in drum beats and synth leads.

*Methyl Ethyl Triage – Upbeat tempos with a little Alan Parsons Project sound.

Jay Slay I Stack Up Originals – Cool remixes, dance tempos. Nominated for Electronic Recording of 2017 at Edmonton Music Awards.

*Teen Good Fruit – Three sisters come together with funky, harmony-infused synth pop. Fun dance rhythms.

Health Vol.4 Slaves Of Fear – Haunting, industrial electro-pop with styles ranging from funk to thrash metal.


*Brownout Fear Of A Brown Planet – This CD went to the new music shelf around October 2018, and unfortunately disappeared. Dylan downloaded it for us to try it again! Thanks, Dylan! It’s a good one!

Kelly Finnigan The Tales People Tell – His debut album celebrating 15 years of experience in Doo Wop, Soul, R&B, and Gospel. Groovin’ tunes.

Aretha Franklin Amazing Grace; The Complete Collection – A tribute to the Queen of Soul’s Gospel music.


Linette Tobin Pangaea, The New Shape of the World – A Immigration Lawyer during the daytime, Linette’s conga beats reflect her extensive travels through Cuba and Africa.

Etienne Charles Carnival, The Sound Of A People – Vibrant sounds of Caribbean rituals in Trinidad and Tobego.

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