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The Afternoon Sound Alternative

Diverse and eclectic sounds on the more adventurous side

12:06 pm - 3:00 pm MT

with Dennis Rider

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  • Artist: Hælos
  • Track: End Of World Party
  • Album: Any Random Kindness

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The AfterFM Annex

Turn up your afternoon with the best and boldest sounds from the AfterFM vault.

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm MT



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Local Gold: Kiltro

Posted on July 3, 2019
Local Gold: Kiltro

KGNU's Cal Huss invites Denver-based indie band, Kiltro, into the studio during the Afternoon Sound Alternative on July 1, 2019. Their performance includes music from their debut album 'Creatures of Habit,' out on July 5, 2019.



Studio Session: Trevor Hall

Posted on May 15, 2019
Studio Session: Trevor Hall

KGNU's Carrie Marks catches up with the Trevor Hall in the studio.



Interview: Vijay Iyer

Posted on May 6, 2019
Interview: Vijay Iyer

KGNU's Indra Raj speaks with renowned musician, composer, producer, and scholar Vijay Iyer ahead of a performance with his sextet at Denver University's Newman Center for the Performing Arts on May 9, 2019.



Studio Session: Tim O'Brien Band

Posted on April 11, 2019
Studio Session: Tim O'Brien Band

KGNU's Brian Eyster catches up with the Tim O'Brien Band shortly after the release of their self-titled album in March 2019.



Interview: Y La Bamba

Posted on February 20, 2019
Interview: Y La Bamba

KGNU's Joel Davis interviews Luz Elena Mendoza of Y La Bamba shortly after the release of her 2019 album "Mujeres."



Interview: Kikagaku Moyo

Posted on February 7, 2019
Interview: Kikagaku Moyo

KGNU DJ Cal jumps on the phone with Go from Kikagaku Moyo for an interview in February 2019.



Interview: Subatomic Sound System

Posted on February 7, 2019
Interview: Subatomic Sound System

KGNU DJ The Groove Thief sits down with Emch from Subatomic Sound System for an interview in early 2019.



Interview: The War and Treaty

Posted on January 31, 2019
Interview: The War and Treaty

KGNU's D Rider talks with Michael and Tanya Trotter of The War and Treaty during the Afternoon Sound Alternative in August 2018.



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.



Top 100 Albums of 2018

Posted on December 18, 2018
Top 100 Albums of 2018

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.



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