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

On Air Next: 4.16.15


On Air Next 4.16 by James Calvet Radio 1190 KVCU Though it’s planned to rain in these next couple days, Radio 1190 has a full-on case of Spring fever! This week is “Spring Sounds Week” on Radio 1190, where we have been playing staff picks of our favorite spring songs as well as taking listener […]


Spring Sounds Week

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We are kicking off our Spring Sounds Week today at Radio 1190! All week we will be playing spring songs hand chosen by the 1190 staff, and on Friday we will be playing YOUR spring picks. Comment, call in, tweet, or post your favorite spring songs to our facebook wall for us to add to […]


On Air Next: 4.8.15


On-Air Next 4.8 James Calvet Radio 1190 KVCU It’s finally feeling like spring! Thankfully, there is no more snow on the ground, we may be in the homestretch of this wishy-washy weather and may be fortunate enough to get some warmer days. But for now, it will stay moderate as the Conference of World Affairs […]


Paper Bird at The Armory Performing Arts Center


Paper Bird is back in Colorado this week, and they’ll be playing at The Armory Performing Arts Center in Brighton! Since the band’s formation in 2007, Paper Bird has been playing its blend of indie folk, blue-eyed soul, and rock to captivated audiences nationwide. You won’t want to miss this show, so get your tickets […]


Adventure Club at Red Rocks


The full lineup for Adventure Club at Red Rocks is here! Joining them on May is Keys ‘n Krates, Minnesota, ETC!ETC!, and more! Get your tickets at