NYE Dance Party Playlist

For New Year's Eve 2012, we at Radio 1190 put together our favorite dance party favorites to amp up the New Year. Below is everything we played, so if you're ever in a party rut, check out this list of some of the best danceable independent songs. Danger -- "11h30" (DatA remix) Crystal Castles -- "1991" Kraak and Smaak -- "Ain't Gonna Take It No More" Grafton Primary -- "All Stars" Miike Snow -- "Animal...

06 Jan 9:36 PM 0 Read More...

A Guide to the Psychedelic Music of 2012

While I'm not going to claim it to be exhaustive, this is still a pretty comprehensive list of quality psychedelic music that emerged in 2012. This isn't one of those top arbitrary number countdowns, but rather a pile of the very finest herbs and spices the year had to offer presented in no particular order. Consider it a road-map through the last twelve months, marking some of the best spots to pull over and see t...

04 Jan 10:09 PM 0 Read More...

Twitching Tongues at The Office Space

After taking my last final, I decided to celebrate and go down to a DIY hardcore punk show. I know—If you have ever looked at me before, you probably thought that I would be the last person to ever go to a show like that. However, I grew up with the scene in my hometown of San Jose, California, and I love the music so much that I decided to throw on a hardcore show here at the station! That being said, the v...

18 Dec 8:04 PM 0 Read More...

Horse Feathers at the Fox Theatre

Jet lag from gigs in Europe didn’t keep Horse Feathers from ending a superb night of folk at the Fox Theatre on Thursday night in Boulder. Although I had never listened to the Portland based, string laden, chamber-folk five piece, word from my music friends assured me they were worth the time. But what really got me to the show was Colorado’s champion singer-songwriter Patrick Dethlefs. Advancing his second ...

06 Dec 11:40 PM 0 Read More...

Japandroids at the Bluebird Theater

The notion that we should party hard only from Friday night through Saturday, perhaps nursing a hangover well into Sunday is a bit ridiculous.  This isn’t an indicator of poor character on anyone’s part, the author included, but why not party on Sunday as well?  That’s exactly what the Vancouver, BC duo of Brian King and David Prowse, Japandroids, aimed to do at their show last Sunday night. [caption id=...

18 Nov 11:23 PM 0 Read More...