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 – 7.2.15


On Air Next 7.2 James Calvet Radio 1190 KVCU The fourth of July is just around the corner and Radio 1190 has you covered for your party playlist. Tune in to Radio 1190 on Saturday July 4th for a full day of “Star Spangled Bangers”. We will be spinning the best in wonky, trap, dub […]


July CD of the Month – Katie Dey’s “asdfasdf”


asdfasdf by Katie Dey FULL REVIEW CDOTM – July 2015 James Calvet Radio 1190 KVCU June 30th, 2015 2015 is an interesting time to be an independent musician. The music platform Bandcamp was established in 2007, yet after it was popularized by Sufjan Stevens around 2010, it has become the staple website for anyone and […]


On The Grid – Upcoming Summer Events


by Caden Marchese I know those who are 1190 fans, listeners, DJs and friends of independent music are probably also looking for things to do this beautiful summer, and one of the many options for these excellent warm nights are shows and concerts that are happening in the Denver and Boulder areas. Check out some […]


Radio 1190’s Albums of The Year (So Far)


Dan: Bjork – Vulnicura Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass Hop Along – Painted Shut Girlpool – Before the World Was Big Caden: Sufjan- Carrie and Lowell Title Fight- Hyperview Death Grips – Jenny Death Mount Eerie – Sauna Mountain Goats- Beat the Champ James: Lil Ugly Mane – […]


On Air Next 6.25.15


On Air Next 6.25 Radio 1190 KVCU James Calvet It may be hot outside but down in the basement of the UMC, Radio 1190 has been hosting bunches of cool local acts to play in our studio. As always you can find mastered lived performances on our Soundcloud but now you can experience it for […]