Interview with Eat Skull

Eat Skull are a band from Portland, recording since 2008. After long rumination on their first full-length for the Woodsist label, we decided to get an explanation from the inside. Answers included are from band member Rob Enbom, and come with a small parental advisory warning--so if you can't handle a harmless stitch of reality, feel free to read one of the 40,000 Examiner articles on the Oscars. If you can, pleas...

10 Mar 5:00 AM 0 Read More...

Hangout Music Fest 2013

UPDATE: New great announcements from the festival! Hangout Fest is now also welcoming Stevie Wonder, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Imagine Dragons, Holy Ghost! and more to their summer line-up. This year's Hangout Music Fest will hit beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama on May 17th and keep the energy going until the 19th, bringing together some of the best and biggest names in indie rock, hip-hop, el...

09 Mar 10:49 PM 0 Read More...

On-air next: Side projects from Radiohead, Thurston Moore and more...

Each week Radio 1190's Music Director Sam Goldner delivers the latest in music, and what's being added to our airwaves...click here to get the skinny! It seems like everybody I know finally got sick the weekend everything started looking nice outside again, as per typical cruel hand of the weather gods. In music related news however, Pitchfork have finally unveiled the first round bands to play at Pitchfork Fest t...

05 Mar 6:35 PM 2 Read More...

CU Independent: Required Listening by Sam

Sam, our music director, would like to introduce you to some of his must-listen albums. These reviews originally appeared at the CU Independent. Boris -- Flood There are few genres that repel unknowing listeners away quite as rapidly as metal does. Of course, metal would not be metal without its uncompromising attitude towards the uninitiated, but sometimes it’s frustrating how difficult it is to find metal reco...

28 Feb 6:53 PM 1 Read More...

Kishi Bashi at the Bluebird

Why You Cannot Beat the Bright Out of Kishi Bashi: The Bluebird was ablaze with soaring violin-anchored melodies, strokes of intricately thread falsetto, and a healthy dose of layered banjo (for good measure) on Tuesday night. It’s always an uplifting concert experience when you can physically feel beams of joy emanating from the performers – the manifestation of the love of music unhinged is a tidal wave rele...

25 Feb 9:57 PM 1 Read More...