On Air Next 6.25.15

On Air Next 6.25 Radio 1190 KVCU James Calvet It may be hot outside but down in the basement of the UMC, Radio 1190 has been hosting bunches of cool local acts to play in our studio. As always you can find mastered lived performances on our Soundcloud but now you can experience it for yourself via our YouTube channel. Log on to radio1190.org now and find awesome videos of Ghost Tapes and Emily Frembgen! And when...

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Ghost Tapes live on the Local Shakedown

Check out this video of Ghost Tapes performing live at KVCU for the Local Shakedown! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmvN-gVsTdI[/embed]...

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Album review: Surfer Blood - 1000 Palms

Surfer Blood has definitely had an interesting history as a band. The South Florida indie rocker’s debut album, Astro Coast, was extremely successful, and for good reason. They effortlessly crafted music that was a seamless fusion of some times angsty, dark indie rock with upbeat, beachy pop, creating a refreshingly unique juxtaposition. The band’s success took a downhill turn when lead singer, John Paul Pitts, w...

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On Air Next 6.18.15

On Air Next 6/18 James Calvet Radio 1190 KVCU June 17 2015 It seems like this is the time of summer where everyone gets into a solid routine and so have we! Radio 1190 has some awesome volunteers that have been hard at work writing album and concert reviews. We have new reviews of the Speedy Ortiz & Alex G show at the Larimer Lounge in May as well as a review of the new Holly Herndon album. Look out for our upc...

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Album Review: Holly Herndon - Platform

Experimental-electronic producer Holly Herndon is in no way typical, by any means. The Stanford doctoral candidate has been raising eyebrows in the musical community with her abstract approach to music since 2012 with the release of her debut album, Movement. Making her start in the Berlin underground-techno scene, the now Bay area-based composer has an uncanny ability to concoct ambient melodies from otherwi...

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