Sat December 8, 2012
Best Music Of 2012

Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2012

Originally published on Sat December 29, 2012 7:31 am

The Vijay Iyer Trio is Marcus Gilmore (left, drums), Iyer (center, piano) and Stephan Crump (right, bass).
Jimmy Katz Courtesy of the artist

For the better part of this year, I haven't been able to shake a certain phrase from the back of my mind. It was written by the pianist and composer Vijay Iyer in the liner notes to his brilliant trio album Accelerando: "[T]his album is in the lineage of American creative music based on dance rhythms."

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Tue August 21, 2012

Colorado's A Nice Place To Live, In Fact, Several Cities Are 'Money'

Castle Rock Butte as seen from the Castle Cafe in Castle Rock, CO.
Smallbones Public Domain

Money Magazine's list of 'Best Places to Live' is out and the Centennial State placed 5 cities on the list. Denver itself was left off the list, but two of its high profile suburbs made it in. The dueling college towns of Boulder and Fort Collins made the list too.

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Sat April 21, 2012
Music Lists

What's Hot On The Billboard Latin Charts

Originally published on Sun April 22, 2012 8:23 pm

Brazilian superstar Michel Teló is burning up Billboard's Latin Songs chart with "Ai Se Eu Te Pego."
Courtesy of the artist


Sat December 31, 2011

All of Our Favorite Music of 2011

Juan Pablo Colasso Flickr - Creative Commons

How many of these artists do you know? Yes, Adele -- but how about SHEL? Or Eleanor Dubinsky? We hope you discover new music on KUNC.... What music "speaks" to you, and how do you "judge" it?

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Sat December 31, 2011
Music Lists

The Year In Pop — From Iceland And Lebanon

Originally published on Thu January 12, 2012 7:14 pm

The Icelandic singer-songwriter Mugison performs in Los Angeles. Mugison had one of the most popular songs in his home country this year with "Stingum Af."
Michael Tullberg Getty Images

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