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Fresh New Music: Jake Bugg
Brit singer Jake Bugg will turn 20 years old in February and already has an amazing career.

Bugg was chosen by the BBC to appear on their "Introducing" stage at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival aged 17, and because of this was given a contract by Mercury Records. His first album was nominated for 2013 Album of the Year and won Best New Artist. His song Lightning Bolt was chosen for a Gatorade commercial. This young man has a bright future.
 
Like many artists, Jake has released his version of John Lennon’s “ Happy Xmas ( War is Over)
 
 
 
                                     Jake Bugg, wishing you a Happy Christmas!                                         © Photo: Antje Naumann: Wikimedia Commons

 
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Fresh New Music : U2
Bono and U2 have always had a strong political bent and their latest musical project can be found on the soundtrack to the film “ Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” We remember Nelson Mandela with U2’s song, “Ordinary Love.”
 
 
 
The soundtrack to the film  “ Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.”  Is available now.                © Photo:Zachary Gilman: Wikimedia Commons

 
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Fresh New Music : The Unlikely Candidates
Kyle Morris and Cole Male forged a musical partnership in the most improbable of places: each booked as juveniles on a count of grand theft auto when they were just 14.

Ending up at the same high school later that year, the duo soon threw themselves into a collaboration rooted in their mutual love of gritty garage rock and the guitar-fueled pop of British Invasion bands. Now, ten years later, this Fort Worth Band , recently signed to Atlantic Records getting a lot of well deserved national attention.
Here’s a song off their ep called Just Breathe
 
 
 

See the Unlikely Candidates Wednesday December 11 at the High Noon Saloon for Jonathan and Kitty’s Totally Secular Holiday Extravaganza! 

© Photo Dougemacc13.flickr
 

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Fresh New Music : Infamous Stringdusters
The week of September 9, 2013 brought devastating floods to Colorado, especially Boulder and the small mountain towns of Lyons and Estes Park.

Months later, people are still trying to put back the pieces of their lives. The band, The Infamous Stringdusters has released a 4 song ep to help raise funds for the area, called Road to Boulder, featuring Bruce Hornsby
 
 
The ep the Road to Boulder  by the Infamous Stringdusters, can be downloaded for just  under 4 dollars .              © Photo: CP Thornton: Flickr
          
 
 
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