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African Roots

The only Colorado radio show focused on the music of Africa.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MT

with Mariah Coe

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  • Artist: Orchestre Laye Thiam
  • Track: Kokoriko
  • Album: Senegal 70 (Sonic Gems From The 70s)

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Turnstyles

An eclectic mix for your afternoon.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MT


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Now Playing: Covenhoven (Part 1)

Posted on March 25, 2015
Now Playing: Covenhoven (Part 1)

Now Playing - Season 2 / Episode 1: In this episode of the program meet Joel VanHorne, the man behind Covenhoven, and hear the memories and stories from his family cabin that inspired one of the most beautiful records of 2014. Watch performances from the Walnut Room and dodge Audis in RiNo. AfterFM is a proud collaborator of Now Playing and its look at the live music scene in Colorado.



KGNU's First Live Broadcast

Posted on May 21, 2014
KGNU's First Live Broadcast

The day was May 22, 1978. The place, a modest cottage along the banks of Boulder Creek. The clock struck 10:00 am and KGNU's first General Manager, Glen Gerberg dropped the needle on "It's a Long Way There" from The Little River Band. With a small crowd of KGNU's earliest core of volunteers lending moral support, he turned on the microphone and uttered the first words on KGNU. Please enjoy this video clip, a historic moment in broadcasting and stunning document of late 70's Colorado fashion.



Local Gold: Clouds and Mountains

Posted on May 12, 2014
Local Gold: Clouds and Mountains

Local Gold: The wonderful band Clouds and Mountains made their way into our studios for their first ever live radio session. I suppose you could call this the worldwide radio debut of the new songs from their forthcoming release, possibly called Ultrasound. We spoke with the members of the band about their songwriting process and the musical manifestation of their friendship.