Album review: Surfer Blood - 1000 Palms

Surfer Blood has definitely had an interesting history as a band. The South Florida indie rocker’s debut album, Astro Coast, was extremely successful, and for good reason. They effortlessly crafted music that was a seamless fusion of some times angsty, dark indie rock with upbeat, beachy pop, creating a refreshingly unique juxtaposition. The band’s success took a downhill turn when lead singer, John Paul Pitts, w...

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On Air Next 6.18.15

On Air Next 6/18 James Calvet Radio 1190 KVCU June 17 2015 It seems like this is the time of summer where everyone gets into a solid routine and so have we! Radio 1190 has some awesome volunteers that have been hard at work writing album and concert reviews. We have new reviews of the Speedy Ortiz & Alex G show at the Larimer Lounge in May as well as a review of the new Holly Herndon album. Look out for our upc...

18 Jun 10:15 PM 0 Read More...

Album Review: Holly Herndon - Platform

Experimental-electronic producer Holly Herndon is in no way typical, by any means. The Stanford doctoral candidate has been raising eyebrows in the musical community with her abstract approach to music since 2012 with the release of her debut album, Movement. Making her start in the Berlin underground-techno scene, the now Bay area-based composer has an uncanny ability to concoct ambient melodies from otherwi...

16 Jun 5:44 PM 0 Read More...

An Interview with Rollercoasterwater

Rollercoasterwater is the brainchild of 20 year old vocalist and samplist Chuckie Behring in collaboration with mind altering percussionist Robin Levy. Our music director James caught up with the duo to ask them about their new album, their live show, and their thoughts on music in 2015. When did you guys start playing music together? Were there any prior projects that lead up to Rollercoasterwater? Rollercoast...

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On Air Next 6.10.15

On Air Next 6.10.2015 James Calvet Radio 1190 KVCU It's finally festival season! Not only is Bonnaroo happening soon, but so are some local festivals. Denver Garage Fest happened last weekend and the Westward Music and Underground Music Showcases are ramping up! Go check out the headliners including The Black Angels, STRFKR and Diiv as well as hundreds of amazing local acts! If you're looking for a soundtrack f...

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