Akron/Family at the Larimer Lounge

The show at Larimer Lounge started simply enough with Ged Gengras, under the psyuedonym M Geddas Gengas, an artist who recently collaborated with psych rock band Sun Araw and legendary dub pioneers The Congos on a joint release in 2012. That he also was the drummer in Pocahaunted, Beth Consentino of Best Coast fame's first musical project, is also notable. These projects both scratched at the outer reaches of popular...

17 Apr 11:31 PM 0 Read More...

Bonobo - "The North Borders"

There is an album review out there on the internet stating that no particular track stands out on Bonobo’s latest release, The North Borders. It doesn’t matter who wrote the said review or where it came from, because that review doesn’t stand out much itself. Hopefully this review will help clarify things and illustrate the greatness of The North Borders...because it is great. For one thing, any Bonobo fan w...

17 Apr 10:55 PM 0 Read More...

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...