CDotM: On Your Own Love Again by Jessica Pratt

Radio 1190 CD of the Month: February Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again James Calvet - KVCU   It's no secret that Californian singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt draws influence from the folk singers from the 1960s and 70s but her sophomore album On Your Own Love Again strikes a deeper chord than her debut. The echoes of Joni Mitchell and Jefferson Airplane haunt Pratt's delicate croon still haunt the rec...

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CDotM: The Night Air by Shady Elders

Since their inception in 2011, it's amazing that local-darlings Shady Elders have garnered so much praise in under four years. Following a packed EP release show in early December, Shady Elder's newest release The Night Air has proven them to be one of Denver's most promising live acts. After a two year process of writing, recording, re-writing and re-recording this set of tracks, the end result clearl...

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CD of the Month November: Xen - Arca

Though Halloween may be over, the most nightmarish album of the year has arrived in November. Venezuelan electronic producer Arca follows up his first mixtape with his Mute debut entitled Xen. Though he has collaborated with Bjork and contributed to Yeezus by Kanye West, Arca has released his most challenging and experimental album to date. Even though Arca has worked with many high-profile artists, also includi...

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CD of the Month: Death Blues - Ensemble

    Over the years, experimental music has had a stigma of being dark, violent and bazaar. But for Jon Mueller of Death Blues, experimental music can be uplifting, spiritual and life affirming. Formerly of the Wisconsin-based bands Collections of Colonies of Bees and Volcano Choir, Jon Mueller has been creating experimental percussion-based music for over twenty-five years. But since 2011, his ...

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August CD Of The Month

Lese Majesty - Shabazz Palaces- (pronounced Lay-zey Majesty) When the lights dim down on these hot summer evenings, you need the perfect soundtrack to escape from the mundane day-to-day at your summer job. For the late night chill sessions on your porch, let Lese Majesty by Shabazz Palaces take you on a hazy head-trip like no other hip-hop album can.   Formerly of the Brooklyn-based Jazz Rap trio Diga...

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