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KRCC Music Director, Vicky Gregor, sat down with guitarist and songwriter Archtop Eddie of Mango Fan Django to discuss the reunion show of RAKU, a reggae band Archtop started in Colorado Springs in 1979. RAKU will perform Sunday, September 10th at the KRCC Fall membership drive open house at 912 N Weber St, more details [...]

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The local, independent music scene in Southern Colorado has a lot of momentum right now. From the Haunted Windchimes’ high profile Prairie Home Companion appearance last October, to the success of the first annual Florence Americana Music Festival in August, local bands and musicians have been gaining exposure and coming together in exciting new ways. [...]

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This month we’re bringing a special fall arts show to the airwaves, highlighting all kinds of creativity in the region.

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In the midst of putting together a segment focused on the music scene of Colorado Springs we became aware of a collective of musicians and artists who call themselves The Kings of Space. The group is made up of musicians from Southern Colorado bands Briffaut, The Grant Sabin Band, We Are Not a [...]

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · A tanker carrying 1 million barrels of oil from Kurdistan was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload, but a judge has agreed with Iraq’s central government that the oil belongs to them.
 

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine used on corn and soy farms have run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.
 

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · That strong, sturdy handshake your grandpa taught you isn’t the cleanest way to greet someone, scientists say. So should doctors and nurses in hospitals start bumping fist?
 

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · Robert Timberg, who was disfigured by a land mine as a Marine in Vietnam, went on to become a successful journalist. His new memoir Blue Eyed Boy charts his struggle to recover from his wounds.
 

July 29, 2014 | NPR · Chris Leslie-Hynan’s debut novel follows a white grad student who’s a chauffeur to a black basketball player. It references The Great Gatsby often with fresh takes on race, manhood and meritocracy.
 

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · The roots reggae singer has played to thousands and appeared on Jimmy Fallon, but he says he is only willing to go a certain distance to please the mainstream.
 

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · Dark Arc is a pastiche of gentle lyrical moments and punk anthems, often within the same tune. In the NPR offices, the Ohio band performs three alternately brooding and stomping songs from the album.
 

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · We saw more than 50 bands over three days during the 55th anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival in seaside Rhode Island. Here are some of the moments we’ll remember.
 

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