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91.5 KRCC has created a program to showcase all the great music and musical expertise that we have to offer. "Air Check" features music reviews, exclusive in-studio performances, artist interviews, and much more with hosts Vicky Gregor, Jeff Bieri and Jake Brownell. Think of Air Check as a showcase for all the incredible music that lives at 91.5 KRCC. We’ll introduce you to things you may have missed, take a closer look at genres and artists we think you’ll love, and invite local and touring musicians into the studio for exclusive interviews and in-studio performances.

91.5 KRCC has created a program to showcase all the great music and musical expertise that we have to offer. "Air Check" features music reviews, exclusive in-studio performances, artist interviews, and much more with hosts Vicky Gregor, Jeff Bieri and Jake Brownell. Think of Air Check as a showcase for all the incredible music that lives at 91.5 KRCC. We’ll introduce you to things you may have missed, take a closer look at genres and artists we think you’ll love, and invite local and touring musicians into the studio for exclusive interviews and in-studio performances.
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91.5 KRCC has created a program to showcase all the great music and musical expertise that we have to offer. "Air Check" features music reviews, exclusive in-studio performances, artist interviews, and much more with hosts Vicky Gregor, Jeff Bieri and Jake Brownell. Think of Air Check as a showcase for all the incredible music that lives at 91.5 KRCC. We’ll introduce you to things you may have missed, take a closer look at genres and artists we think you’ll love, and invite local and touring musicians into the studio for exclusive interviews and in-studio performances.

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Episodes

A Badge Wearin' Deputy And A Guitar Slingin' Songwriter - Angela Seals And Joe Johnson On Air Check

11/1/2019
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Angela Seals, Deputy Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region picks a favorite new tune for our musical roundtable discussion, and singer-songwriter Joe Johnson braves some wintry weather to talk with Vicky and play a couple songs in the 91.5 KRCC studios.

Duration:00:41:46

Daughters, Fathers And Music - What's In A Name? On This Episode Of Air Check

10/5/2019
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Marc Benning owner of Lulu’s Downstairs Venue sits in on our musical roundtable discussion, and Amy Helm sings a couple of songs and talks with Vicky about her musical influences and her many collaborations inside and outside of her family.

Duration:00:41:22

Anchondo And Ahmad-Post On Air Check

9/6/2019
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On this epsiode of Air Check, Aisha Ahmad-Post, Artistic Director of the ENT Center for the Arts sits in on the music roundtable discussion, and we hear an encore performance from Hector Anchondo who played the 2019 Blues Under the Bridge Festival.

Duration:00:36:49

Around The Table And Over The Rhine On Air Check

8/2/2019
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On this episode of Air Check, Jeff and Vicky spend some time with former Colorado College sound technician Lewis Keller to review some new earworms. Lewis not only knows a thing or two about the recording studio, but has also had a career as working musician, playing bass for Sony recording artist/singer/songwriter Lissie . Also, indie folk rock band Over The Rhine graces our studio at 91.5 KRCC with a few songs and several insights into life on the road as husband, wife and musical...

Duration:00:33:17

Vicky And Xanthe (And Steve) Muse About The Manitou Women's Festival On Air Check

5/31/2019
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Jake, Jeff and Vicky each share a favorite new song for the 91.5 KRCC Music Roundtable during this episode of Air Check. Also, the Manitou Women’s Music Festival is happening in Manitou Springs on June 8th, and singer songwriter Xanthe Alexis, who is playing the festival, talks with Vicky and performs a couple songs for 91.5 KRCC’s Air Check. We also hear from Steven Miller, director of the Manitou Music Foundation, which is organizing the Women's Music Festival.

Duration:00:30:09

The Honour Council Convenes, And Our Intern Paulina Ukrainets Shares A Song On Air Check

5/3/2019
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On this episide of 91.5 KRCC's Air Check, we hand the microphone to our longtime intern Paulina Ukrainets during the music roundtable, and Vicky talks with Honour Council, a local four-piece shoegaze band whose debut e.p., Molecule , has been on regular rotation around the 91.5 KRCC studios.

Duration:00:32:03

Music, Math, And Laura Veirs On This Episode Of Air Check

4/5/2019
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On this episode of Air Check, Jake and Vicky invite Colorado College Professor of Math and Computer Science, Beth Malmskog , to sit in on the roundtable music review. Prof. Malmskog knows quite a lot about prime numbers, but she also knows a thing or two about music, having hosted a music show at KRFC while in grad school in Fort Collins.

Duration:00:30:55

Trout Steak Revival Brings The Bluegrass, And Producer Adam Hawkins Shares A Song On Air Check

3/1/2019
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On the March edition of Air Check, Jake and Jeff listen to some music with local musician and record producer Adam Hawkins during the musical roundtable discussion. Hawkins owns a recording studio in Colorado Springs called Right Heel Studios where much of the Pikes Peak region's local talent choose to lay down tracks. We also get a visit from the Denver-based bluegrass band Trout Steak Revival who play a couple tunes and talk with Vicky. Trout Steak Revival won the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass...

Duration:00:33:45

Classic Country From Larkspur's Erika Ryann, And KRXP's Coba Joins The Roundtable On Air Check

2/1/2019
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On this episode of Air Check, KRXP's alt rock ambassador, Coba, sits in on the roundtable review with Jake and Jeff to talk about favorite new releases, and Vicky hosts local musician Erika Ryann in the 91.5 KRCC studios. Erika's home on a windswept ranch in Larkspur, Colorado, provides the backdrop for her original tunes, and define the authenticity of her rootsy appeal.

Duration:00:32:30

Vicky, Jake, And Jeff Count Down Their Favorite Albums Of 2018 On Air Check

12/31/2018
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This month on Air Check, it's our annual year-end music review. We count down our favorite 5 songs of 2018, and we each pick a favorite in-studio performance from one of the many musicians and groups that played the 91.5 KRCC studios this year.

Duration:00:58:51

The Out Loud Colorado Springs Men's Chorus And 91.5 KRCC's Dr. T On Air Check

11/30/2018
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On this episode of Air Check, we talk with members of the Out Loud Colorado Springs Men's Chorus about their mission to use music to build acceptance and community, and we capture a couple songs from the organization as well. Also, Dr. T, host of the Tuesday evening music mix from 10 p.m. to midnight, sits in on the music roundtable review, and shares his favorite new release from the 91.5 KRCC music racks.

Duration:00:35:53

Jane Rigler, Doctor Of Music, And Gypsy Jazz From Roma Ransom On Air Check

11/2/2018
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On this episode of Air Check, UCCS Professor of Music Jane Rigler joins us for the roundtable music review and talks about the power of voice, and Grace Easly and Gordon Lewis of Roma Ransom stop in to play a couple songs in-studio and chat about their work and musical relationship.

Duration:00:34:40

Cesar Rosas Gifts Matt Chmielarczyk And Reverend Freakchild Sings With The Choir On Air Check

10/5/2018
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On this episode of Air Check, local photographer and musician Matt Chmielarczyk joins us in the musical roundtable review, and the Rev. Freakchild talks with Vicky about his musical and spiritual journey and plays a couple songs live in studio.

Duration:00:35:28

Porchfest Takes Over Patty Jewett, And A Performance By Joseph Lamar On Air Check

8/31/2018
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On this episode of Air Check we invite Amy Triandiflou, who is helping to organize this year's Porchfest, to join us on the musical roundtable review, and we get an in-studio visit from burgeoning talent Joseph Lamar.

Duration:00:29:40

Chris Thomas King Takes On The 'Blues Mafia' On Air Check

8/3/2018
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This month on Air Check, Jeff, Jake and Vicky return to the roundtable to share their favorite recent releases, and we visit with musician, actor, and author Chris Thomas King, perhaps best known for his role as blues musician Tommy Johnson in the film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Duration:00:32:20

Grammy Winners Ozomatli Share Tales From The Road And Play A Few Songs On Air Check

7/7/2018
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This week on Air Check we invite Rosanna Taylor, marketing guru at The Black Sheep , to sit in on our musical roundtable, and we bring you an in-studio session with the band Ozomatli , who dropped by 91.5 KRCC during their recent tour through Colorado Springs. PART ONE: Musical Roundtable Jeff's Pick: Nickodemus - "Will You Still Be Here?" Jake's Pick: Oneohtrix Point Never - "Still Stuff That Doesn't Happen" Rosanna's Pick: Dead Sara - "Heaven's Got A Back Door" PART TWO: In Studio With...

Duration:00:35:33

Indie-Folk-Prog Rock, Venezuelan Metal, And Josiah Johnson & Friends On Air Check

6/2/2018
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On this episode of Air Check, we invite local DIY promoter and metal guru Bryan Ostrow to sit in on the musical roundtable and tell us about the upcoming 71Grind Fest , and we bring you an in-studio performance and interview with Josiah Johnson of the Head and the Heart, along with his two traveling music partners, Aviva Lipkowitz and Chelsea Coleman.

Duration:00:41:38

Seal Eggs, The Sound Of Helsinki, And The Doctor Is In On Air Check

5/5/2018
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On this episode of Air Check, Dr. Steve Hayward -- co-host of A Day In the Life on 91.5 KRCC -- joins us for the musical roundtable discussion, Paulina Ukrainets talks with Colorado Springs based musician Gwen Wolfenbarger, AKA Seal Eggs, about her music and inspiration, and we have an in-studio performance from Briffaut playing a song from their newest release Helsinki .

Duration:00:31:09

Low Cut Connie Plays In-Studio, An Audiophile Sits In On The Roundtable, And More On Air Check

4/6/2018
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On this week's episode of Air Check, local audiophile and music enthusiast Chris O'Shea sits in on the musical roundtable discussion, Low Cut Connie talks with Vicky and plays a couple songs in studio, and we suggest a few concerts that we think you might enjoy attending in the near future.

Duration:00:36:39

Dar Williams' Love Affair With Small Towns, A Roundtable Review, And Must-See Concert Picks

3/2/2018
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On this episode of Air Check, local musician Nina de Freitas picks a favorite new tune and sits in on the musical roundtable discussion, Dar Williams plays a couple songs in the 91.5 KRCC studio and talks with Vicky about her love affair with America's towns and cities, and some local music aficionados tell us about their concert picks in the weeks to come.

Duration:00:40:07