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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September '12 CD of the Month: Haptics by The Cactus Channel

As far as debut records go, it's rare to find bands as uniquely confident as The Cactus Channel. Their brand new album Haptics finds a way to take the funk format of the Meters and the Budos Band and twist it into whatever new shape this group of Australian youngsters sees fit. Originally coming together at Princes Hill High School in Melbourne, Australia, this group of musically bound whippersnappers passed throu...

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August '12 CD of the Month: The Sparrow by Lawrence Arabia

From New Zealand, James Milne got his start when the joined indie pop outfit the Brunettes. Fellow Brunettes member Ryan McPhun formed The Ruby Suns and recruited Milne as the bassist for the band. Though he had these awesome gigs, Milne wanted to express his finesse for classic songwriting, so Milne created the alter ego Lawrence Arabia, the kind of one-mand-band that mixes gloomy singer-songwriter tunes with infect...

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