Ian J. Mott

Ian J. Mott is a counselor, educator, and disability advocate by trade but a musician at heart. Ian writes and produces Montezuma Mixtape with his fellow collaborator, Greg Harpel. He pursues radio as a creative outlet to share music and stories from the Four Corners that, otherwise, may not be heard. Ian lives in Mancos, CO with his wife and three furry children. 

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Montezuma Mixtape
9:15 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Montezuma Mixtape - "The Ones We Didn't Buy"

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For his farewell episode, Greg reads an original piece of short fiction entitled, "The Ones We Didn't Buy".

Music Playlist:
1) Wilco - Wilco (The Song)
2) Tom Waits - Semi Suite
3) Andrew Bird - Lull
4) Harry Nilsson - The Puppy Song
5) Radiohead - Weird Fishes
6) Ry Cooder - Pecos Bill (Soundtrack w/ Robin Williams)
7) Portishead - Sour Times
8) Steely Dan - Haitian Divorce
9) Medeski, Martin & Wood - Where's Sly?

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Montezuma Mixtape
8:59 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Montezuma Mixtape - Billy Moffat, Part 2

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The Montezuma Mixtape this month features part two of a story from KSJD DJ Billy Moffat as he recounts his experience in the US Army as an 038 - a Tenor Sax Player - in the late 1950s, as told in KSJD's McAfee Story Vault recording studio.

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Montezuma Mixtape
9:02 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Montezuma Mixtape - Billy Moffat, Part 1

Billy Moffat, ca. 1960
Credit Jill Lawson

The Montezuma Mixtape this month features a story from KSJD DJ Billy Moffat as he recounts his experience in the US Army as an 038 - a Tenor Sax Player - in the late 1950s, as told in KSJD's McAfee Story Vault recording studio.

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Montezuma Mixtape
9:22 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Montezuma Mixtape - Alex & Kenny

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Montezuma Mixtape visits with Alex and Kenny at a fifth grade writing workshop at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School.

Music Playlist:
Disco Biscuits - Jigsaw Earth
Damien Jurado - Magic Number
The Dragons - Cosmosis
Pink Floyd - If
Andrew Bird - Logan's Loop
Bruce Cockburn - Going to the Country
Atlas Sound - Walkabout
MGMT - The Youth
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today
Spacehog - In The Meantime

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Montezuma Mixtape
11:55 am
Fri February 14, 2014

The Montezuma Mixtape - Valentine's Day

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Jack & Molly share stories of love and romance for this Valentine's Day episode.

Music Playlist:

Dr. John - Big Shot
The Cleftones - Can't We Be Sweethearts
Foxygen - San Francisco
Marvin Gaye - Love & Happiness
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Miss Molly
Elvis Presley - I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine
The Beatles - Two of Us
Cass McCombs - Dreams Come True Girl
Arethra Franklin - Baby I Love You
Lovin' Spoonful - Darling Companion
Curtis Mayfield - Only You Babe

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Montezuma Mixtape
9:14 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Episode 7 - Stacey Couch


Hawks change the way Stacey sees herself.

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Montezuma Mixtape
3:17 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Montezuma Mixtape - Savanna Davenport

The family matriarch skips her homework and meets a band of Apaches on horseback.

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Montezuma Mixtape
3:11 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Episode 5 - Shane Snyder

  When the full moon rises over the hills, Snyder runs from the drum circle into the ocean.

1)  The Grateful Dead – Crazy Fingers

2)  The Grateful Dead – Drums (Fillmore 04-29-1971)

3)  The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Anemone

4)  David Crosby – Music Is Love

5)  Robin Pecknold (White Antelope) – Derwentwater Stones

6)  The Band – Chest Fever

7)  Graham Nash – Hey You (Looking at the Moon)

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Montezuma Mixtape
2:57 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Episode 4 - Caitlin Sommer

A magical black goat leads Skuki to her family.

 

Track Listing

1)  Mac DeMarco – Dreaming

2)  Devendra Banhart – Now That You Know

3)  Medeski, Martin & Wood – Nocturne

4)  M. Ward – First Time I Ran Away

5)  Animal Collective – Sweet Road

6)  Robin Huw Bowen – The Aber-Nant Waltz, The Dinefwr Waltz

7)  The Moody Blues – Om

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Montezuma Mixtape
2:51 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Episode 3 - Mancos John

  Mancos John is led to a cave full of Spanish gold by a band of honey hungry bears.

 

Track Listing

1)  The Hillmen (Chris Hillmen) – Back Road Fever

2)  Jimmie Rogers – Mule Skinner Blues

3)  The Byrds – One Hundred Years

4)  Railroad Earth – Black Bear

5)  Doc Watson – Doc’s Guitar

6)  David Grisman & Jerry Garcia – Jack-A-Roe

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