Record Store Day Preview

Record Store Day is right around the corner, and is perhaps Radio 1190's favorite holiday of the year! This 'holiday' was conceived five years ago by a group of independent record store owners and employees to celebrate the record culture--and it has boomed since then! Chock full of special releases, fun events, and more, this is really the day to bring our your inner vinyl geek. And, as usual, Record Store Day ha...

17 Apr 6:00 PM 2 Read More...

Win tickets to the sold out Macklemore & Ryan Lewis show

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are performing at the Balch Fieldhouse on the CU Boulder campus this Friday, April 19th. The show is sold out, but not if you're a Radio 1190 listener. Listen Friday at noon for your chance to win! Also, Cracker Jack'd is giving away another pair of tickets on campus too! Look for their team Thursday, April 18 from 11AM to 3PM between the Visual Arts Complex and ATLAS building for ano...

17 Apr 1:08 AM 0 Read More...

Purity Ring at the Gothic Theatre

Despite the impending winter doom, Purity Ring and Blue Hawaii easily sold out a Monday night at the Gothic Theatre. Unfortunately due to extenuating circumstances, my caravan arrived after Blue Hawaii left the stage. I was equally excited for Blue Hawaii as I was for Purity Ring, but luckily we arrived just as Purity Ring walked on stage. [caption id="attachment_4494" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Purity Ring'...

16 Apr 12:25 AM 0 Read More...

Dump - "Superpowerless"

Being raised as a millennial, for whatever reason, has acutely (and perhaps completely inaccurately) defined my understanding of nostalgia. Growing up immersed in and surrounded by friends, schoolmates, colleagues--imagine a serious-looking kindergartner with a crisp tie and a briefcase--who were born in the early to mid 90s spawned some sort of warped cultural understanding of our collective childhood. Of course it ...

15 Apr 6:11 PM 0 Read More...

Thee Oh Sees - "Floating Coffin"

Thee Oh Sees began (originally The OCs) when California band Coachwhips split up. What started as a one man project of acoustic and noise explorations eventually grew into a full band changing names a couple times with the same theme eventually evolving into Thee Oh Sees. On this album, Floating Coffin, they are John Dwyer, Mike Shoun, Brigid Dawson, and Petey Dammit (not to mention the help they got from the extreme...

12 Apr 1:50 AM 3 Read More...