KGNU's Top 100 albums of the year, ranked by how many spins each record received. Considering the variety of music programs in our schedule and the sheer number of DJ's (100+) doing them, it's no surprise that this is a diverse list. Thanks for listening with open minds and ears. It's a credit to you, the listeners, that KGNU has been able to offer a true musical alternative for nearly 40 years. You can always check our Top 30 charts as well.
The end of 2018 is here, and our DJs are taking a look back at their favorite releases from this year. Take a look at what album releases your favorite KGNU DJs loved in 2018!
KGNU DJ Eraserhead sits down with members of The Garden for an interview before their KGNU Presents show in November 2018.
Kneebody is a five-piece jazz band whose sound reaches across all genres. KGNU's Indra Raj catches up with Kneebody's bassist, Kaveh Rastegar, and trumpet player, Shane Endsley, to talk about Kneebody's music, growing up playing jazz in the Denver music scene, and their exciting new covers project.
Screaming Females is an American punk rock band whose lead guitarist, Marissa Paternoster, was named the 77th greatest guitarist of all time by Spin magazine. On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 they're playing the Larimer Lounge in Denver. KGNU's Hannah Leigh Myers spoke with one of the band members about the band's name, they're thirteen years of almost continuous touring and why they've ventured into the world of rap and Taylor Swift covers.
Multitalented songwriter and instrumentalist Daniel Rossen is a member of Grizzly Bear and Department of Eagles, and works as a solo artist as well. KGNU's Indra Raj speaks with Daniel ahead of Grizzly Bear's benefit concert in Santa Fe on September 14th, 2018.
RockyGrass Archives 2018: Mandolinist and singer Jeff Austin returned to RockyGrass with his band in 2018 for a stellar set of music.
We were incredibly lucky to host Courtney Barnett & the Courtney Barnetts for their first live performance in Colorado. The band was playing in advance of a show at the Larimer Lounge and had enough time to join us for a live studio session. We spoke with them about their meteoric rise, their experiences on the road, Australian slang, and more. Set List: Avant Gardener, Lance Jr., and History Eraser.
KGNU's Indra Raj chats with Bill Frisell following the release of his album 'Music IS' in 2018.
Local favorites, Rubedo, stop by the KGNU studio in December 2017 to perform after the release of their album 'Vaca' (2017).