Coach Whips - "Hands on the Controls"

The raw power of John Dwyer (now of the Thee Oh Sees) and his early 2000 lo-fi rock experiment Coachwhips comes blaring through the speakers in their album Hands on the Controls. This 2013 version is a rerelease of their debut album, complete with an additional six tracks and the option to find the copy in vinyl, not available in 2002. After listening to all 25 tracks, I feel like I should change the speakers on m...

24 Sep 2:48 PM 0 Read More...

Unlabeled Setlist 09.22.2013

Unlabeled Sundays 3-4 Setlist for September 22 Featuring Alternative Tentacles Records Alternative Tentacles is a record label that has been a critical platform for underground punk for over 33 years. Established in June 1979, it has been one of the longest lasting underground record labels. It’s sole owner is Jello Biafra, former member of the Dead Kennedys, outspoken political activist and recording arti...

24 Sep 2:45 PM 0 Read More...

Deck Out Your Dorm Room Contest

Radio 1190 is partnered with Goodwill, who share our continued interest in the building of community, education and music. Starting today (September 23) and running through October 1, Goodwill and Radio 1190 are looking for students living in Residence Halls who want to add a little excitement to their lives. To enter, email alexis@radio1190.org with a photograph of your dorm room to be entered in a drawing. ...

20 Sep 8:32 PM 0 Read More...

The National at Red Rocks - September 17, 2013

I can remember reading somewhere that The National is a band “for those who liked the Strokes as a kid and then grew up and realized they had to face the world”. One listen to their latest album, Trouble Will Find Me, and you can practically feel the depression oozing out of the speakers. So, in anticipation of their Red Rocks show on September 17th, I was expecting to do the hipster sway and let lead singer Matt...

20 Sep 4:53 PM 0 Read More...

Weekend Roundup - 09/20 - 09/23

It's time for Radio 1190's weekend round up, where we let you know about what's happening this weekend in the Denver Boulder area. Head to the Bluebird on Friday night for the female fronted foursome known as Savages. The London post punk queens should keep the party going all night. For a more jam centric show, head to Red Rocks for Bob Weir and Phil Lesh of Furthur. The grateful dead alums are rocking t...

19 Sep 5:32 PM 0 Read More...