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 through monetary donations to help keep our station running, repping Radio 1190 gear at shows, or tuning in and being a part of the Radio 1190 community, there are so many ways that you can show us how much the station ...

22 Oct 4:15 PM 0 Read More...

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 (October 29)   Monday: 4-6PM Tuesday: 12-2PM Wednesday: 12-2PM     Spindrift @ Walnut (October 28)   Tuesday: 2-4PM Wednesday: 7-10AM   Deer Tick @ Bluebird (Octo...

21 Oct 5:04 PM 0 Read More...

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 punk, ska, and techno one hour, R&B, metal and noise the next. The station is a collective endeavor that allows students to get on the air and share their love of music. For sophomore Alexis Aaeng, working at CU-Bou...

18 Oct 3:51 PM 0 Read More...

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. Though keeping an itinerary can be helpful, sometimes it’s better to just ride the wave of free shows without clenching onto a schedule for exactly when and where I need to be. Everyone needs a bucket list though, an...

16 Oct 3:27 PM 0 Read More...

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 are the ones I’ll be recounting with disbelief and arm gestures for years to come.   Samothrace - This Seattle four-piece was the group that finally cracked metal for me, and their set at the now defunct Aqua...

15 Oct 4:11 PM 1 Read More...