Artists of the Day: June

It's back! Starting Monday, June 3rd, we will be featuring a different artist every day. Discover new artists and enjoy old favorites every day. Tune in at the top of the hour on Monday through Friday from 7AM to 6PM for a different track off of the artist's discography. Below is the list of artists that will be played for the month of June, handpicked by the staff right here at Radio 1190: June 3: The Pains o...

01 Jun 5:55 PM 0 Read More...

Julian Lynch - "Lines

  Recording a folk album from your bedroom is hardly a claim to fame these days, and yet “Lines,” the new record by Julian Lynch, seems to stretch the boundaries of Lynch’s Madison, Wisconsin apartment into a wild wonderland, shimmering with the bucolic joy of summertime. Currently working towards earning a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Lynch channels influences fr...

31 May 6:33 PM 0 Read More...

The National - "Trouble Will Find Me"

Baritone vocalist Matt Berninger said they chose the name The National because "it didn't mean anything; [it was] benign and meaningless". But the gloomy Brooklyn-based indie-rockers suddenly found their name most fitting when they were chosen to perform in front of 25,000 Americans before President Obama spoke in 2010. With exposure to such large audiences, The National's fifth LP High Violet was met with critical a...

28 May 4:36 PM 0 Read More...

Radio 1190's Memorial Day Picnic Playlist

Today, we are celebrating Memorial Day with the best summer music all day as well as your chance to win some sweet summer prizes. Three lucky listeners will win one of our 'picnic baskets' containing a 12" record handpicked by our music director (or a CD if you'd prefer), a shirt from the 1190 vault, a copy of the Local Shakedown vol. 4, and some sweet stickers and buttons. We at Radio 1190 would like to celebrate a...

27 May 3:13 PM 0 Read More...

Radio 1190's Memorial Day Picnic

Grab your picnic blankets and sunglasses--Radio 1190's Memorial Day Picnic has arrived! Tune in on Monday, May 27th all day for the best summer tunes to accompany whatever your Memorial Day adventures may be. Plus, we have your chance to win one of three Radio 1190 'picnic baskets' including a t-shirt, copy of the Local Shakedown Vol. 4, a 12" record chosen by our music director (or a another CD if you'd prefer...

24 May 9:30 PM 0 Read More...