February '13 CD of the Month: We Are The 21st Century... by Foxygen

At first glance, Foxygen might seem like a goofy excursion, but their sophomore effort We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic is a surprisingly tasteful collection of rock songs that feels mature and youthful all at once. Maintaining the reckless abandon that comes with a band who've named themselves "Foxygen", Ambassadors gives a fun and even sometimes touching spin on the themes established...

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January '13 CD of the Month: Ascent by Six Organs of Admittance

Back with another translucent record of psychedelic glory, Six Organs of Admittance (a.k.a. Ben Chasny) explore a more electrified version of their sound on Drag City's Ascent. Featuring the lineup of Chasny's side project "Comets On Fire", Ascent mixes Chasny's typically layered approach to folk with a more rock-band heavy sound, coming out sounding like Crazy Horse with a particularly halucinatory bent. Thund...

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December '12 CD of the Month: Local Shakedown Vol. 4

December is here, which means 2012 is almost over and Radio 1190 wants to end the year with a showcase of great local musical talent on December’s CD of the Month. It’s Radio 1190’s Local Shakedown Vol. 4, featuring music from 40 of Colorado’s best and brightest on the indie scene and we think they all demonstrate the finest creative output Colorado has to offer. The double album boasts a genre spanning m...

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November '12 CD of the Month: Gentle Stream by The Amazing

With the final days of warm weather coming to a close, The Amazing’s U.S. debut “Gentle Stream” is the perfect record to bundle up to for the season. Hailing all the way from Sweden, The Amazing was originally formed out of a partnership between singer-songwriter Christoff Dunrup and Reine Fisk, more commonly known as the lead guitarist for psych-rockers Dungen. Their self-titled debut was warmly re...

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October '12 CD of the Month: Until the Quiet Comes by Flying Lotus

It's not every year that we hear an artist as fascinating and expansive as Flying Lotus. His psychedelic works of electronic odyssey have been growing more intelligent as the years have passed, and now with Until the Quiet Takes Us, L.A. producer Steve Ellison has proven that there is no one in the world of music who can do exactly what he does. Hailing from L.A.'s glimmering beat scene, Flying Lotus (lovingly du...

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