Music. Writing. Want to combine both into a handmade totem of sonic awesomeness? We (Radio 1190) are looking for people like you (or you) to contribute your thoughts and brilliant insights and fragmented conjectures—anything you care to fling at us, really—that bears some association with independent music and radio. We always welcome your album reviews, concert reviews, upcoming events, pictures, venue reviews, stories, and more.

We want detail. We want diverse. Your thoughts about a venue could cover the overall experience, or just the bar  the lights, the crowd the vibe, the bathrooms, the first time you played there, the car keys you lost there.  If you’re at all curious, pony up and email

Spoon’s New Album ‘They Want My Soul’ drops 8/05/14


Spoon is back! Their newest album They Want My Soul hits stores August 5th. The LP is available for streaming via iTunes Radio. [The following was originally posted at] The 10-track effort is the band’s first in four years, following 2010′s Transference. The highly-anticipated album also marks the band’s first record featuring an outside producer, enlisting the help […]


10 Crazy Things to do in Colorado [via I'm From Denver]


Colorado is a state full of hidden surprises. Do you have enough heart to conquer this list? Proceed at your own risk! 10. Ride this alpine rollercoaster. Ride down the mountain on 2,500 feet of coaster track on the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster at Breckenridge. Ride alone or with a friend on our 2-seater coaster cars, […]


UMS Day 2 [via Reverb]

The Underground Music Showcase

Some music festivals are more about the people watching, finding somebody to make-out with, shoving your face with late-night food, or how sexy you looked in your new outfit. Day two at the Underground Music Showcase wasn’t about any of that. Well, wait – I can’t say that none of those things were happening — […]


UMS 2014: What To do Between Shows


The Underground Music Festival is about more than just music. It’s about community, discovery, and art. This year the UMS will have an art festival in the Main Festival Area on Archer Street. Below are the featured artists that you can see throughout the weekend! The Bungaloo John Vogl lives in sunny Denver, CO, and […]


10 artists we want you to see at The UMS 2014


The Underground Music Showcase (UMS) starts today, and with hundreds of indie artists it will be easy to miss your favorites. Us managers put our musical and slightly unhinged minds together to create a list of 11 artists we think you definitely need to see. 1. The Men This punky, garage-rock band has been gracing us with their hardcore hammerings […]