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

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 provocative leader of the […]


On Air Next At Radio 1190

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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? Regardless of your religious beliefs/drug habits/vinyl purchasing tendencies, it’s been a busy weekend for all of us. Just in time to settle into this upcoming week, 1190 has […]


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 businesses are always helping us out, giving the station new vinyl and all round helping us. You can find […]


Weekend Roundup 04.18 – 04.20

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, OFF! comes to The Marquis Theatre in Denver to bring the noise. Formerly of Black Flag and Circlejerks, Keith Morris heads this raggedy rock collective. Saturday, it’s Record Store Day across America! Go check out your […]


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 downloads these days, but a decent album cover design remains vital to the success of a new release, and a recent revival […]