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Sleepless Nights

Late night freeform eclectic show

12:00 am - 03:00 am MT

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Local Gold: Colorado's Best Music

Since our very first broadcasts in 1978, KGNU has been dedicated to creating opportunities for local musicians to take over the airwaves. Local Gold highlights some of the greatest artists of our local community here on the front range of the Rockies. These in-studio performances and interviews give a small sample of the wealth of musical talent right here in the Denver and Boulder area. We strongly encourage you to explore these archives and get to know these amazing musicians.


Local Gold: Taarka

Posted on July 21, 2017
Local Gold: Taarka

KGNU DJ Dave McIntyre brings in David and Enion Pelta-Tiller from Taarka in to the studio for some local tunes on April 7th, 2017.



Local Gold: Bonnie and the Clydes

Posted on July 12, 2017
Local Gold: Bonnie and the Clydes

KGNU DJ Meredith Carson brings in Bonnie and the Clydes for some local gold on April 28th, 2017.



Local Gold: Patrick Dethlefs

Posted on September 20, 2017
Local Gold: Patrick Dethlefs

KGNU DJ Indra Raj hangs out with local artist, Patrick Dethlefs, to chat and hear some songs ahead of his performance at Swallow Hill on September 29th, 2017.



Local Gold: Ghost Tapes

Posted on December 1, 2017
Local Gold: Ghost Tapes

Ghost Tapes come in to KGNU to perform and talk with DJ Erin Stereo.



Local Gold: Dynohunter

Posted on June 13, 2018
Local Gold: Dynohunter

Local electronic group Dynohunter join Indra Raj in the studio to play the entirety of their 'Paradise Nocturno" EP.



Local Gold: Milk Blossoms

Posted on January 24, 2019
Local Gold: Milk Blossoms

KGNU DJ Carrie Marks welcomes Denver legends, the Milk Blossoms, onto the Afternoon Sound Alternative for a live studio session.



Local Gold: Elephant Revival

Posted on November 8, 2014
Local Gold: Elephant Revival

Local Gold: We had a chance to visit with Elephant Revival just before their two night stand at the Boulder Theater as part of their "Birds of a Feather Autumnal Ball" with Paper Bird and Horse Feathers. The band played a few tunes and spoke about the development of new material as well as the challenges of performing in a fuselage.



Local Gold: Snake Rattle Rattle Snake

Posted on November 7, 2014
Local Gold: Snake Rattle Rattle Snake

Local Gold: In advance of their 11/14/14 CD release concert at the Gothic Theatre, we caught up with Hayley Helmericks of Snake Rattle Rattle Snake to chat about their album. We premiered "The Breath and the Glow" from Totem. Hayley discussed the process the band went through to create the highly anticipated new recording.



Local Gold: Chimney Choir

Posted on October 30, 2014
Local Gold: Chimney Choir

Local Gold: With time running out on their crowd funding campaign to record their dream album, Chimney Choir made a triumphant return to our studios for a live performance of some of their new unrecorded material.



Local Gold: Gasoline Lollipops

Posted on October 22, 2014
Local Gold: Gasoline Lollipops

Local Gold: Just before the release of 'Death' their second installment of a three part EP series, Gasoline Lollipops joined us in the studio for a live musically stripped down session. Clay Rose and Donny Ambory debuted selections from the new EP with a set that included Devil's in the Ace, Longest Night, and Fast Train. The band are no strangers to our studios and we we're thrilled to have them take over our airwaves once again.



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