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...

Black Moth Super Rainbow at the Bluebird

Depending on the location of a performance, a music artist is afforded the ability to create the atmosphere needed to hype a crowd.  Sometimes these efforts blow the recorded material away in clarity and force. Secondarily, certain artists know their efforts need to be amplified in order to make an incompatible venue work for their sound and the audience before them. Sadly, despite great musical prowess, both The Ho...

20 May 10:40 PM 0 Read More...

Boris at the Bluebird Theater

Work kept me late and I arrived at Bluebird Theatre well after doors. After some haggling for a photo pass, I went inside to hear the last three or four songs of Pallbearer. Pallbearer, a four-piece from Arkansas, can loosely be categorized as doom metal, though they have distinct flourishes of prog rock and psychedelia sprinkled amongst their spacious songs. The band had a modest set up with the drummer front and...

20 May 9:57 PM 0 Read More...

Deerhunter - "Monomania"

With each album you can hear Deerhunter becoming more and more comfortable with the art of recording music. This album seems to take leaps forward with the their unique style of noisy pop soaked in distortion. For those unfamiliar with their previous releases Deerhunter is a band from Atlanta, Georgia fronted by Bradford Cox. They have a unique blend of poppy guitar melodies blended with distortion, reverb, and many ...

17 May 5:53 PM 0 Read More...