• Tyler the Creator: One year on from the riot

    Tyler the Creator: One year on from the riot

    Originally published at CU Independent  At 6 p.m. on March 11, 2013, a line of over 100 people, mostly teenagers, stretched around the block anxiously waiting to get into the Fox Theatre. Fans had been waiting for three hours, anticipating the chance to see a free performance from the young and provocativ...

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  • Tyler the Creator: One year on from the riot

    Originally published at CU Independent  At 6 p.m. on March 11, 2013, a line of over 100 people, mostly teenagers, stretched around the block anxiously waiting to get into the Fox Theatre. Fans had...

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  • On Air Next At Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily.   On-Air Next @ Radio 1190! April 22, 2014 By Sam Goldner             Record Store Day, 4/20, AND Easter? Regard...

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  • Record Store Day

    Happy Record Store Day! (19th April) Today, we would love to give a shout out to all of the local record stores through Boulder. We love spinning some vinyl here in the station, and the local busin...

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  • Weekend Roundup 04.18 - 04.20

    It's time for Radio 1190's Weekend Round Up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Friday night, OFF! comes to The Marquis Theatre in Denver to b...

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  • The 5 best album covers of 2014 so far

    Originally Posted at Creative Blog. Album artwork has been on top form this year. We pick our five favourite cover designs from the past three months. The music business may be mainly about down...

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  • On Air Next at Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190!” April 15, 2014 by Sam Goldner Concert season is fully underway in Colorado now, with tons of shows bi...

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  • Pitchfork: The Black Keys Share New Single "Turn Blue"

    Article originally posted at Pitchfork "The Black Keys' new album Turn Blue, the Danger Mouse-produced follow-up to 2011's El Camino, is out May 13. Following their single "Fever", check o...

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  • Radio 1190's April Zine

    Radio 1190's monthly Zine is back. Check it out.   You Can find Radio 1190's Zine in Boulder Record Stores and around CU Boulder Campus. ...

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  • The Weekend Roundup

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Start Friday off with a world music wakeup call from Tinariwen. The ...

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  • On Air Next at Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190!” April 8, 2014 by Sam Goldner IIIIIITTTTTTTTTTT’S TUESDAY!!!! With graduation and the real world wai...

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  • Unlabeled Setlist 04.06.14

    Unlabeled 04.06.14 ft. Hot Congress Records A record label and record collective out of Denver, CO. Founded in 2010, Hot Congress has promoted local music, including their release of Radio 1190’s...

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  • The Weekend Roundup

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Friday night, Tycho comes to the Summit Music hall for an ambient ele...

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  • St. Vincent

    We are a big fan of St. Vincent here at Radio 1190, and the fabulous woman herself- Annie Clark, gave the station a call to have a chat. Have a listen. ...

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  • Following that Yellow Brick Road

    Originally Published at Pitchfork.com "Elton John's "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" belongs on the short list of skating-rink songs that terrified me in my childhood. I could never understand why, but ...

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  • On Air Next @ Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190!” April 1, 2013 by Sam Goldner It’s done! Spring Break’s finished! Get back to work! We’ve got ...

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  • Unlabeled 03.30.14: Saddle Creek Records

    Unlabeled 03.30.14 ft. Saddle Creek Records Now Its Overhead - Blackout Curtain - S/T - 2001 Sorry About Dresden - The Happy Couple - The Convenience of Indecision - 201 Desaparecidos - Surviva...

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  • CD of The Month: Zentropy

    Short and sweet is the name of the game on Frankie Cosmos’ coming out debut, “Zentropy”, a darling collection of twee pop nuggets to lift your spirits this spring. Cosmos has already made a name...

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  • Johnny Cash: Out Among The Stars

    This article originally published at Pitchfork.   "Writing about Johnny Cash is a lot like writing about religion: It’s tough to know where to start, and most folks have their own unsha...

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  • On Air Next @ Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. Wooooooooooo breeeeeaaaakkkk!!! The most magical time of spring has arrived and as usual, it’s still snowed most days of the break s...

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  • Beats from the East

    Grab a listen to DJ Ashish B's recaps! You can find this mix of Bhangra, Bollywood, & more from 12:00PM — 2:00PM on Saturdays   ...

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  • Getting Funky at Bonnaroo

    HEY YOU! Will you be heading to Bonnaroo music festival this year? We sure hope so. ​ 80,000 HAPPY CAMPERS. 700 ACRES OF TENNESSEE NATURE. 150 EPIC PERFORMANCES. 10+ STAGES OF MUSIC. DOZE...

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  • On Air Next @ Radio1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. On-Air Next @ Radio 1190! March 18, 2014 By Sam Goldner             Happy hangovers everyone. St. Patty’s is behind us a...

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  • Unlabled Setlist 03.16.14

    Unlabled Setlist 03.16.14 ft. 4AD   Cocteau Twins - Lorelai - Treasure - 1984   Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Sympony of the Nymph - Mature Themes - 2012 Twin Shadow - Gol...

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  • Happy St. Patricks day!

    Happy St. Paddys Day from all of us here at Radio 1190. We hope that you've got the green beer out! Be sure to have one for us.. Are you wearing any green? If not, get pinched, it's st. patricks day...

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  • In The Whale - Live Studio

    We had the pleasure of having In The Whale live in the Radio 1190 studio yesterday 14/3! In the Whale is a high energy, two piece rock band hailing from Denver, CO. Members Nate Valdez (vocals and gu...

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  • Radio 1190's Weekend Roundup

    Here's the weekend roundup! It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Friday, catch ultra femme icons Ladytron...

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  • Pitchfork: Watch Iggy Pop and New Order Perform Joy Division's "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

    Article originally posted at pitchfork.com   During the 24th annual Tibet House Benefit last night at Carnegie Hall, Iggy Pop joined New Order on stage to perform Joy Division's "L...

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  • On Air Next @ Radio1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. On-Air Next @ Radio 1190! March 11, 2014 By Sam Goldner             Well, that brief little glimpse of summer weather ...

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  • March Zine

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  • WE HIT 10K

    The Radio 1190 Spring Pledge drive was a huge success, funding the station with over $10 Dollars ($10,381.11).   For this, we would love to thank you. $10 dollars is an enormous amount, whic...

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  • Thank You

    Thank you. Thank you to our sponsors, Moes Bagels, Cheba Hut Boulder, The Sink, Boco Cafe, Cosmo's Pizza, and Half Fast Subs. Thank you to our volunteers and managers for working their butts ...

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  • Half Price Tickets

    It is the LAST day of Pledge Drive and you know what that means...HALF PRICE TICKETS. Get them while they are hot because they will not be around for very much longer. Call 303-735-7625 and pled...

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  • CD Of The Month: Natural Child

    The snow is finally starting to melt, and Natural Child’s newest release for Burger Records is the perfect soundtrack for ushering spring into Colorado. On “Dancin’ With Wolves”, Natural Child...

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  • Spring 2014 Pledge Drive

    Radio 1190 has 3 levels of commitment:  Community, Education & Music and with your generous donation and support, you can help continue the support and growth of all three. Our mission during ...

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  • Spring Pledge Drive 2014 Web Week!

    Web Week has arrived! This is your chance to get an early start on pledging your support for your favorite independent radio station! We have been pulling out all the stops to make this Pledge D...

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  • Pledge Drive Music Packs (Sneak Peek)

    One of the best things about Pledge Drive is finding out the contents of the Music Packs that Sam, our Music Director, has put together. However, this Pledge Drive, he is being very secretive. All ...

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  • Pledge Drive Festival Preview

    We have some very exciting things up for grabs this Pledge Drive. Our lovely Promotions Director, Andrew, has managed to score one pair of General Admission passes to: Hangout Music Fest May 16-18, ...

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  • DJ of the Month: Becca Conway

    We have so many fantastic DJ's here at Radio1190, and Becca is one of the goods. Catch her on Sundays 3pm for "Unlabeled". Here's what she had to say. Q. When does your segment air? A. Unlabe...

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  • St Vincent- Stream the new Album

      Originally published at pitchfork.com "St. Vincent's upcoming self-titled album has slowly pieced itself together over the past two months, with a string of shared singles and ...

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  • On Air Next @ Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. On-Air Next @ Radio 1190! February 18, 2014 By Sam Goldner             Merry post-Valentines day, everybody. If you sp...

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  • Volunteer @ Radio 1190

    Have you ever wanted to be a part of the 1190 team? Come on down and meet our volunteer coordinator, Kevin! We are located in the basement of the UMC just past the book shop. Being a volunteer at t...

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  • On Air Next @ Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190!” February 11, 2013 by Sam Goldner             The cold just keeps on coming here in Color...

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  • Love is in the air[waves] at Radio 1190

    Join us this Friday for a Valentines Dad Vinyl Day all thanks to your local record store, Absolute Vinyl.   Absolute Vinyl Records & Stereo is THE record and stereo specialty store in Bo...

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  • Moonface Review

    Album: Julia With Blue Jeans On Artist: Moonface Reviewed by: Stephen Barry Spencer Krug, AKA, Moonface, has never been one to shy from experimenting with his music. Julian with Blue Jeans On sho...

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  • Unlabelled Setlist 2/09

    Unlabeled Setlist 02.09.14 ft. Brainfeeder Brainfeeder is an independent record label based in Los Angeles, CA. The label was founded in 2008 by Steven Ellis, known by his stage name Flying Lot...

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  • Austin Psych Fest

    Radio 1190 is very excited to be announcing that we are partners with this years Austin Psych Fest! Austin Psych Fest was founded in 2008. Over the years, this independent festival has grown from a...

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  • The Real Hip Hop

    THE REAL HIP HOP Associate Professor Adam Bradley, English Drawing upon sound, image, and video, this class will offer a backstage pass to hip hop and its many connections to our contemporary cult...

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  • On Air Next: Tara Jane O'Neil, Xiu Xiu

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. Welp. It’s been as brutal a weekend as there ever was for Colorado, so if you’re as glum as we are right now, let the sweet, sooth...

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  • CD of the Month: Bad Debt

    Pulling off the one-guy-with-a-guitar shtick can be a tricky feat, but MC Taylor’s sophomore release as Hiss Golden Messenger, “Bad Debt”, is a tremendous example of folk songwriting that avoids...

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  • Cupid Deluxe

    Album: Cupid Deluxe Artist: Blood Orange Reviewed by: Stephen Barry   Cupid Deluxe is, in a word, different. Through out the album that ranges from ‘good-different’ to ‘question...

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  • On air next at Radio 1190

    “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190!” January 28, 2013 by Sam Goldner             Hey all! The weather is continuing to rob us of any sense of stability this semester, but whether it’s fli...

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  • Unlabelled Setlist 01.26.14

    Unlabeled ft. Polyvinyl Reocrds 01.26.14   Polyvinyl Recording Company was formed by Matt Lunsford and Darcie Knight in 1994 while they both were still in high school. It’s origins were a...

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  • On air next @ Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190!” January 21, 2013 by Sam Goldner See, not so bad right? The first week of school’s already out o...

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  • HANGOUT with us this May!

    It's Wintery cold here in Colorado, but don't let that stop you from dreaming about some sweet Summer days.. Enter: Hangout Festival.    The Hangout is a one-of-a-kind music festival that ...

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  • Unlabelled Setlist January 12th

      Unlabled 01.12.14 ft. Joyful Noise Recordings   Joyful Noise Recordings is a record label based out of Indianapolis, IN which seeks to bridge the gap between pop and noise. They f...

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  • Pitchfork: Broken Bells: "After the Disco"

    Originally posted on Pitchfork    Broken Bells: "After the Disco" (via SoundCloud) Broken Bells, the duo of Danger Mouse and the Shins' James Mercer, are releasing a new album on F...

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  • Jello Biafra

    A year ago, I never would have guessed that I would be spending this New Year's Eve with a bunch of people in studded vests. But upon hearing the news that my punk rock father got us tickets to ex-lea...

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  • January CDotM: Burial "Rival Dealer"

    It’s rare that we see career-defining albums released in December, yet Burial has made what is possibly his most revelatory work yet with the surprise EP “Rival Dealer”. While still operating wi...

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  • Happy New Year!

    As yet another year rolls on in, and 2013 rolls out, we would like to wish you all the best for the upcoming year. We love having you as listeners and appreciate all the wonderful input you give us...

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  • Trombone Shorty Review

    When I picked up a pair of trombone shorty tickets as a pledge drive premium, I had no idea what I was really getting myself into. The evening began with local band Analog Son with an acceptably re...

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  • WE ARE BACK.

    After a short vacation of Radio1190's website, we are in fact back! From all of us here at Radio 1190, we would love to wish you a very Merry Christmas - We hope it was filled with family, friends, l...

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  • Radio 1190 "The Best of TwentyThirteen"

    The Radio 1190 staff know what's what in music. Here are a few of the DJs Picks for this year.   Sam Goldner - Music Director Alright alright, alphabetically, here's the Official Sam Gol...

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  • Pitchfork's "Top 100 Tracks for 2013"

    Originally posted on Pitchfork. For the full article, click HERE. Here are the top 10 songs of 2013- for the full list, head to Pitchfork.com.   10. Autre Ne Veut “Play by P...

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  • NOLA musicians “playing” it forward to Colorado flood victims with NolaRado

    Radio 1190's Krew de Louisianne will be broadcasting the Nolarado flood benefit LIVE from 2-4pm MST this Saturday 12/14. Be sure to tune in. This Saturday, December 14 from 2-6 p.m., NolaRado, a ...

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  • On Air Next @ Radio 1190

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. Well, it’s been a wild year everyone. We’ve had reunions out the wazoo, career-defining releases left and right, and enough artist ...

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  • First Radio1190 ZINE!

    After much discussion, exciting ideas and a whole heap of awesome pages- Radio 1190 is stoked to be presenting to you, our very first December ZINE! You can find the ZINE floating around on campus ...

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  • Weekend Roundup 12.6 - 12.8

    It's time for the weekend roundup, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend  in the Denver Boulder area. Get your Friday night started with Devin the Dude at the Roxy in Denver. ...

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  • On-air next: The Gories, The Numbers Band, Mutual Benefit

    The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. "Well, the Thanksgiving eat-a-thon has come and gone, which leaves us with the final stretch of classes and final projects before swee...

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  • CD of the Month: Light In The Attic Records- "I Am The Center"

    As far as genres go, there are few that get relegated to punchline status quite as often as New Age does, and usually for good reason. But Light In The Attic’s new compilation, “I Am The Center,...

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  • This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for..

    This thanksgiving, we want you to know what we are thankful for, and most importantly, we want to thank YOU for being a fantastic fan and avid listener. Thank you!   Music Director - Sa...

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  • Neuro Cloud: The FREE textbook

    The ideas man, Andrew Varnell, has finally given us a taste of what is to come, with a sample chapter of his free textbook. Check it out HERE and read on to find out all about the man behind the idea ...

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  • Black Friday Playlist

    It's here! Check out a little section of the songs we have in store for you this Friday, you might notice a little black theme. Be sure to tune in...   And don't get trampled by the crowds....

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  • Holiday Shows!

    While we take a week off to give thanks to the fantastic people, places and of course music in our lives- don't forget the amazing concerts too! This week is filled with some fun ones: Monday- Blac...

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  • Stereogum: Of Montreal- From worst to best

    The following was originally published on Stereogum. For the full article, click HERE. [caption id="attachment_6777" align="alignleft" width="150"] Photo by Alexis Aaeng[/caption] "The name of t...

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  • Varlet, their new album & a love for CO.

    The sweet mix of psychedelic, folk, jazz and doo-wop influences are blended together to make the awesomeness that is VARLET. "VAR-LET" -- A Shakespearian word meaning a rogue: a deceitful and unrel...

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  • Unlabeled Setlist November 17th

    JAGJAGUWAR Records The name Jagjaguwar was generated using a Dungeons and Dragons character name generating program. Founded in 1996 in Charlottesville, VA by Darius Van Arman who was playing with ...

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  • Dear Indie Universe: Arcade Fire

    Dear Indie Universe, I can’t stop listening to Arcade Fire. Literally have been playing this album on repeat for three weeks. Have not listened to anything else. I know everyone is hating on thei...

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  • DJ Feature: James from The Morning Show

    Here at Radio 1190, we have so many talented DJ's. James is one of our favorites and miraculously wakes up in time for his 7-10AM shift every morning. We sat down with James to talk about the station,...

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  • Weekend Roundup || 11.08 - 11.10

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend roundup, where we tell you about everything that's happening in the Denver/Boulder area. Big thanks to everybody who donated during our pledge drive last week, it wo...

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  • Fall Concert Favorites

    This fall has been jam-packed with artists coming through the Denver/Boulder venues. We asked our street team which shows were their favorites. Here is what they said: Sam: Gold Panda was an aweso...

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  • Thank You

    We would just like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you who helped us this Pledge Drive. Thank you to our volunteers who came in the wee hours of the morning to answer phones...

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  • Tim Hecker - "Virgins"

    The world of experimental ambient music is a small one, and yet Montreal’s Tim Hecker has built a unique name for himself as one of the pioneers of this constantly evolving scene. His newest release...

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  • Tim Hecker - "Virgins"

    Tim Hecker’s latest creation is nothing short of masterful. The new album, Virgins, released on October 14 is as artful as an ambient soundscape can ever hope to be. It is more ethereal and organic ...

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  • Fall Pledge Drive Wrap Up Party

    We have been pulling out all the stops this Pledge Drive season. And in the spirit of our festivities, we are concluding our Pledge Drive with a Wrap Up Party at Absolute Vinyl Records and Stereo on N...

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  • Pledge Drive is Here!

    Fall Pledge Drive is HERE! Please help us continue to do what we do best--bringing you the best independent music directly to your AM radios and computers. All you have to do is call 303-735-762...

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  • Sleigh Bells - "Bitter Rivals"

    As Sleigh Bells has been notorious for creating music that combines a multitude of genres—hard rock guitar riffs, pop vocals, and the occasional hip hop background beat—I wasn’t too sure of what...

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  • Fall Pledge Drive Preview

    It's that time of year again, folks. Our 2013 Fall Pledge Drive has arrived! However this Pledge Drive is slightly different. We want you to tell us how you support independent music, whether it be...

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  • This Week's Tickets (10/21 - 10/24)

    EVENT TICKETS GIVEN   Widowspeak @ Larimer (October 27)   Monday: 12-2PM Tuesday: 10AM-12PM Wednesday: 2-4PM     M Doughty @ Boulder (Oc...

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  • CU Boulder Today: "Students get hands-on, career-building skills at Radio 1190"

    The following was originally published in the CU Boulder Today newsletter: From a basement office in the UMC, Radio 1190 broadcasts an unpredictable and mind-boggling variety of music -- indie pu...

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  • Sam's CMJ "Must-See" Shows of 2013

    Once again, it’s that magical time of year when I jet off to good ol’ New York for everyone’s favorite college-radio-equivalent-of-SXSW, CMJ. As always, the roster of bands is absolutely massive...

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  • Sam's Favorite Shows of 2013

    It’s been a crazy year of reunions, breakthroughs and masterpieces, and that means the number of bands hitting the road has been astronomical. From old bucket-listers to new surprises, these shows a...

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  • This Week's Tickets

    Curious about which tickets we are giving away this week? Below is the full schedule of ticket giveaways coming up in the next seven days. Give us a call at 303-492-1190 during the scheduled time s...

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  • Weekend Round Up 10.11 - 10.13

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Occupying the Boettcher Concert Hall Friday night is Fio...

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  • Unlabeled Setlist - October 6

    Unlabeled: ft Team Love Records Team Love Records was founded by Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes) and Nate Krenkel in Fall 2003. The label was founded in part due to Conor’s frustration with not being ...

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  • Goodwilloween

    Put together something truly unique for Halloween, or grab a ready-to-wear costume. Plus, get everything you need to decorate for a scary-good time. You can also visit: www.goodwilldenver.org/good...

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  • LAKE - "Circular Doorways"

    I know LAKE as a K records band. It means, like many K artists before, they aren’t afraid to bring the ghosts of music past back to haunt you. And that’s exactly what Circular Doorway does, but in...

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  • Varlet - "American Hymns"

    VARLET - "American Hymns," - released September 27, 2013 Indie folk group, "VARLET" will release their new album on September 27. The album, recorded at Hideaway Studios in Sedalia, Colorado, is st...

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  • Weekend Roundup: 10.04 - 10.06

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Start Friday night right with a trip to Red Rocks Amphitheater t...

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  • Bill Callahan - Dream River

    Autumn is officially underway, and what better way to enjoy a cool Colorado afternoon than with modern cowboy Bill Callahan’s excellent new album, Dream River? The artist formerly known as Smog has ...

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  • College Radio Day 2013

    "The original idea for College Radio Day was conceived by Dr. Rob Quicke (General Manager, WPSC FM, William Paterson University, NYC market), and was founded in December 2010 by Rob, who worked with P...

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  • John Wizards - "John Wizards"

    Cape Town, South Africa resident, John Withersand and Rwandan singer, Emmanuel Nzaramba craft the funky tunes behind the band John Wizards. This new self-titled album is a ride. There are unexpected k...

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  • Belle and Sebastian - "The Third Eye Centre"

    If you are as big of a fan of Glasgow Scotlands, “Belle and Sebastian” as I am, then you most likely picked the new album up within the week that it was released.  “The Third Eye Centre,” is ...

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  • Weekend Roundup 09/27 - 09/30

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Friday is El Ten Eleven headlining the Bluebird. The post rock du...

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  • Jake Bugg - September 23, 2013

    Honey Honey, the openers for Jake Bug, is a young group consisting of Suzanne Santo and Ben Jaffe. The musical duo met up after a mutual friend took Jaffe to see Santo perform live. He was hooked and ...

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  • Wavves - September 23, 2013

    WAVVES @ The Bluebird Theater - 9/23/13 A little over 200 people showed up to The Bluebird Theater on E. Colfax in Denver Monday night ,9/23/13,  to get there chance to see one of the loudest and ...

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  • Coach Whips - "Hands on the Controls"

    The raw power of John Dwyer (now of the Thee Oh Sees) and his early 2000 lo-fi rock experiment Coachwhips comes blaring through the speakers in their album Hands on the Controls. This 2013 version is ...

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  • Unlabeled Setlist 09.22.2013

    Unlabeled Sundays 3-4 Setlist for September 22 Featuring Alternative Tentacles Records Alternative Tentacles is a record label that has been a critical platform for underground punk for over ...

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  • Deck Out Your Dorm Room Contest

    Radio 1190 is partnered with Goodwill, who share our continued interest in the building of community, education and music. Starting today (September 23) and running through October 1, Goodwill and ...

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  • The National at Red Rocks - September 17, 2013

    I can remember reading somewhere that The National is a band “for those who liked the Strokes as a kid and then grew up and realized they had to face the world”. One listen to their latest album, ...

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  • Weekend Roundup - 09/20 - 09/23

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Head to the Bluebird on Friday night for the female fronted four...

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  • Typhoon at the Hi-Dive

    Kyle Morton had never crowd surfed before Saturday night; not until Typhoon’s sold-out show at the Hi-Dive in Denver. “You guys are really fun!” said Morton, looking out into the crowd after th...

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  • Day of Giveaways Part Two

    Since the floods distracted us from our first Day of Giveaways, we are going to be hosting a postponed day of giveaways TODAY! We will be giving away tickets to: 9AM: Wild Nothing and US Royalty...

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  • #boulderflood

    We hope that everyone stayed safe yesterday and through the night. Just because it has simmered down, doesn't mean that it is safe to drive as streets are still flooded and most of the roads out of Bo...

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  • Day of Giveaways

    Due to our general lack of broadcasting capabilities, we have a lot of extra tickets to be given away to a few lucky listeners. So, we are going to be hosting a day of giveaways tomorrow! Check our Fa...

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  • Deerhunter - September 7, 2013

    Whats truly left to say about this band other than " Totally Unbelievable." The Bluebird Theater was taken over Saturday, September 7th by Atlanta Based Band "Deerhunter"  Known for their new and ...

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  • Stereogum: "Arcade Fire - 'Reflektor'"

    The following was originally posted on Stereogum: "Yesterday we posted what is believed to be the artwork for the new album by the Arcade Fire, Reflektor, out 10/29 via Merge. The band has annou...

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  • Weekend Roundup 09.06 - 09.09

    It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Wrapping up this weekend is Titwrench festival, happening Friday...

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  • Typhoon - "White Lighter"

    When I think of big, oversized music groups, I think cacophonies. A-synchronistic melodies and often non-sensical lyrics; wide-ranging harmonies and alluring imagery. Broken Social Scene; Edward Sharp...

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  • WIn Tickets to the Greenway Foundation After Party on the Bridge

    Radio 1190 is supported by The Greenway Foundation. Join us Friday, September 13th for a night of local Music and community based engagement at the Bridge Party Benefit Afterparty, courtesy of The...

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  • Califone - "Stitches"

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