Brandee Castle
Brandee Castle has been a host on CPR's OpenAir since 2011. Her career in radio began in 2002 at the student-run Radio 1190 where she produced a three-hour show and supported the station's promotions.

Education:
Brandee studied journalism and digital media at Metropolitan State College.

Professional background:
Brandee'scareer in radio began in 2002 at the University of Colorado's student-run station, Radio 1190, where she produced a three-hour show and supported that station's promotions. In 2011, she joined CPR'sOpenAiras one of the first hosts and has been a regular voice featured in the evenings and on weekends. Outside of radio,Brandeehas worked stints as a social media editor and freelance content specialist for various organizations.

Favorite music:
I don’t play favorites, but I really love funk, soul, hip hop, anything with a solid beat…and Dolly Parton.

  • On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase! The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • June 23, 2012. It's a day devoted to your favorite bands, DJs and musicians. Read on as Corey and Jessi tell you which artists they're most excited to see and where you can find them amidst the madness!
  • Emily Haines is back for Metric's newest release, Synthetica. With a song already in a Twilight film and a guest appearance from the legendary Lou Reed, how does Metric's fifth full-length release stack up against its predecessors?
  • 1 There's No Leaving Now - Tallest Man on Earth 2 The Way We Move - Langhorn Slim 3 Blunderbuss - Jack White 4 Here - Edward Sharp & the Magnetic Zeros 5 Fear Fun - Father John Misty 6 Master of my Make Beleive - Santigold 7 The Only Place - Best Coast 8 The Lumineers - The Lumineers 9 Rhythm & Repose - Glen Hansard 10 Television of Saints - Rocky Votolato
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • 1 Here - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros 2 Master of My Make Believe - Santigold 3 Fear Fun - Father John Misty 4 Blunderbuss - Jack White 5 Bloom - Beach House 6 The Lumineers - The Lumineers 7 The Only Place - Best Coast 8 Sweet Heart Sweet Light - Spiritualized 9 Like A King - Danielle Ate The Sandwich 10 With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery - Moonface
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • 1 Blunderbuss - Jack White 2 The Lumineers - The Lumineers 3 John Singer Sergeant - John Singer Sergeant 4 Kill Our Friends - Joe Sampson 5 Bloom - Beach House 6 Diamond Rugs - Diamond Rugs 7 Sweet Heart Sweet Light - Spiritualized 8 Locked Down - Dr.
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • There are two sides to every story and that is certainly true with music. This Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, join the hosts of OpenAir to uncover both sides of the story with “FlipSide Weekend” - back-to-back singles from your favorite artists!
  • 1 Blunderbuss - Jack White 2 The Lumineers - The Lumineers 3 John Singer Sergeant - John Singer Sergeant 4 Kill Our Friends - Joe Sampson 5 Bloom - Beach House 6 Diamond Rugs - Diamond Rugs 7 Sweet Heart Sweet Light - Spiritualized 8 Locked Down - Dr.
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • After a three-year battle with cancer, original Beastie Boy, Adam "MCA" Yauch has died, May 4, 2012. Yauch leaves a 33-year music career, steeped in punk and hip hop.
  • 1 Sweet Heart Sweet Light - Spiritualized 2 The Lumineers - The Lumineers 3 Blunderbuss - Jack White 4 Kill Our Friends - Joe Sampson 5 Locked Down - Dr. John 6 A Wasteland Companion - M.
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • 1 Locked Down - Dr. John 2 Sweet Heart, Sweet Light - Spiritualized 3 The Lumineers - The Lumineers 4 A Wasteland Companion - M.
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • 1 The Lumineers The Lumineers Self 2 Emily Wells Mama Partisan 3 M. Ward A Wasteland Companion Merge 4 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself Mom & Pop 5 The Shins Port Of Morrow Columbia 6 Dr.
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.
  • Wife and husband duo, Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, form two-thirds of the Denver-based group, Tennis. The addition of James Barone providing infectious drum beats rounds out a unique-sounding Denver band. Learn about their newest album, Young & Old.
  • They were at the Larimer Lounge on April 3rd, but first Chairlift stopped by OpenAir! Listen to their OpenAir studio session and interview with Afternoon Host, Brandee here!
  • On April 7, 1962, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met Brian Jones and the Stones were born. This weekend OpenAir celebrates 50 tumultuous years of rock's original bad boys!
  • 1 The Lumineers - The Lumineers 2 Break It Yourself - Andrew Bird 3 Sunkissed - Bad Weather California 4 Port of Morrow - The Shins 5 A Church That Fits Our Needs - Lost in the Trees 6 The Clearing - Bowerbirds 7 151a - Kishi Bashi 8 Love at the Bottom of the Sea - The Magnetic Fields 9 Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose - Beth Jeans Houghton & the Hooves of Destiny 10 Rooms Filled With Light - Fanfarlo
    On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.On June 27th Reverb announced the complete lineup for the 2012 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase!  The lineup is epic. Take a look and keep it locked to OpenAir for all your UMS coverage. The 2012 UMS happens throughout Denver July 19-22.