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As we march along through the fall fund-drive, we wanted to offer Big Something subscribers a FREE, online-only compilation of a few of our favorite songs from concerts, in-studio performances, and free downloads made available by the wonderful local and touring musicians we’ve had the pleasure of bringing to you over the past six months. Some of these songs come from posts such as our Penny Aracade Song Contest, or our feature on local bands The Changing Colors, Edith Makes a Paper Chain, and Juliet & th’ Spirits. Of course, there’s a live track by the Magnolia Electric Company from Meadowgrass, a live track from the recent Vieux Farke Toure concert and a few excellent in-studio performances from Martha Scanlan, The Electric Illuminati and The Mitguards.

We hope you enjoy all the music programming and live performances KRCC brings you every year and we appreciate your support of the station and these events. And we hope you continue to enjoy The Big Something as we continue to bring you the best culture the Pikes Peak Region has to offer.

You can preview/listen to the .mp3 tracks below by simply clicking on them. Then you can DOWNLOAD them by RIGHT-CLICKING on them. Please consider this an added premium just for following The Big Something at KRCC.org and please continue to support all these wonderful musicians and our music community.

Enjoy and thanks for all your support!

1. The West Was Burning by Martha Scanlan LIVE at KRCC

2. “Hammer Down” by Magnolia Electric Company LIVE at Meadowgrass

3. Untitled track from Juliet & th’ Sprits by Joe Kuzma

4. “If and When My Train Derails” by Electric Illuminati LIVE at KRCC

5. “Devil in the Bushes” by the Mitguards LIVE at KRCC

6. “Bandy Legs” by Edith Makes a Paperchain.

7. “Game Over” by Daniel Mangan from the KRCC Penny Arcade Song Contest

8. “No Wedding” by The Changing Colors

9. “I Don’t Want to Have to Run” by Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart LIVE at KRCC

10. “Souba Souba” by Vieux Farke Toure LIVE at Armstrong Hall

(If you love The Big Something and haven’t yet renewed, joined for the first time or given a little something extra to KRCC this fall, please consider doing so and please include a note that you enjoy The Big Something. Thanks! thebigsomething@krcc.org)

 

9 Responses to A Free Compilation for YOU!

  1. suesun says:

    THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Lynn DeCew says:

    Thank you for the music. This is the best present ever. And so easy.

  3. Kevin J. says:

    You guys are constantly making me happy! What a great idea.

  4. suesun says:

    thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Jeff K. says:

    Thank you, thank you, thank you.

  6. Minette C says:

    This is great! Thanks!

  7. Craig C. says:

    KRCC is the BEST!! Thank You!

  8. Hi, Noel:

    The Big Something is great! Thanks for your hard work. Here’s a suggestion: How about a story about Nikola Tesla? He was a really important scientist that lived here in 1899 and did some fantastic work with electricty. My friend and I were dicussing him Friday and the fact that it’s silly that we don’t have a nice museum here in town in his honor. Check him out.
    Thanks,

    Mike Kimlicko

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