Radio 1190 goes to Treefort Music Fest!

A long drive through oil fields, wind farms, and treacherous weather found us in Boise, ID home of Treefort Music Fest. Now in its sophomore year, the festival leverages bands on their way back home from Austin, TX where many of them showcased at South by Southwest. Having just returned from SXSW myself on Monday, my head was in a similar place as the bands: eager for another weekend of fun, without the corporate edg...

01 Apr 4:01 PM 0 Read More...

CU Independent: Required Listening: “Since I Left You” by The Avalanches

In Required Listening, music director Sam shares some of his favorite records from his collection. This article originally appeared at the CU Independent. More than any other genre, dance music becomes dated incredibly quickly. Every time a new technological idea develops, it becomes duplicated, so it’s no wonder there’s only a handful of electronic artists who have remained consistently fresh for more than a ...

01 Apr 3:42 PM 0 Read More...

Staff Picks: Laila's Top 5 Concerts to See

Laila has compiled her top concerts she's excited for coming up in the spring/summer season. Catch Laila on air Tuesdays 12-2PM and Thursdays 10AM-12PM. Arctic Monkeys are heading to Denver on May 28th at the Ogden Theater! Sheffield, England favorites are set to release a new album sometime in 2013, which means not only will you be seeing a fantastic show, but you will also  have the opportunity to hear the new ...

01 Apr 3:19 PM 0 Read More...

Staff Picks: Andrew's Top 5

Our staff picks bring you into the minds of our staff and DJs: top picks of the moment, both musically and non-musically! These picks come from Andrew Robbins, DJ of Russian Roulette. 1. Who else is as excited as I am about the two new Vampire Weekend tracks? Everybody? OK, good. It's been a long three years since Contra came out and I'm loving the new, fuller sound that Ezra and the boys are bringing to the ta...

28 Mar 11:57 PM 0 Read More...

David Bowie - "The Next Day"

When David Bowie comes up in conversation, songs such as the Glam-Rock Ballad "Ziggy Stardust" or the drunken-sing-along "Changes" usually come to mind. But little recognition is paid to his lush experimentation with ambient music, krautrock, or electronic music. I know, I know that it may seem ridiculous that the man that caused millions of teenagers in the mid-1970's to paint a large pink lightning bolt on their fa...

28 Mar 11:52 PM 0 Read More...