CD of the Month: Death Blues - Ensemble

    Over the years, experimental music has had a stigma of being dark, violent and bazaar. But for Jon Mueller of Death Blues, experimental music can be uplifting, spiritual and life affirming. Formerly of the Wisconsin-based bands Collections of Colonies of Bees and Volcano Choir, Jon Mueller has been creating experimental percussion-based music for over twenty-five years. But since 2011, his ...

02 Oct 2:59 PM 0 Read More...

Pledge Drive Starts Friday!

Radio 1190 has 3 levels of commitment:  Community, Education & Music and with your generous donation and support, you help to continue the support and growth of all three. Our mission during pledge drive to to gain your support to facilitate our goals of increased community involvement, growth in the educational opportunities Radio 1190 offers to CU Boulder students (and community colunteers), and to showcase ...

01 Oct 5:25 PM 0 Read More...

Album Review: Perfume Genius – Too Bright

Mike Hadreas has never been one afraid to provoke - anyone familiar with his music videos will know this. His music has always had a bare quality to it, but in a subtle, voyeuristic sort of way, as if he’s allowing us to peak a glimpse at some portion of his true self for a fleeting moment, knowing full well that what we see might make us uncomfortable. On Too Bright, Perfume Genius tears down those obstructing cur...

29 Sep 9:16 PM 0 Read More...

James' Music News (9/23)

Our morning show host James compiled a list of fun facts and stories from the wonderful world of music, just for you!  Enjoy, learn, share, repeat. 1) http://pitchfork.com/news/56827-thom-yorke-shares-archival-material-while-radiohead-hit-the-studio/ 2) http://pitchfork.com/news/56753-kendrick-lamar-releases-new-single-i/ 3) http://pitchfork.com/news/56823-devonte-hynes-sky-ferreira-and-britney-spears-demos-le...

23 Sep 4:02 PM 0 Read More...

Album Review: Interpol – El Pintor

When Daniel Kessler and Carlos Dengler first met in a philosophy class at NYU and proceeded to form Interpol, nothing could have prepared them for the onslaught of critical acclaim their excellent 2002 debut album Turn on the Bright Lights received. The band has spent the past decade tweaking their sound, switching labels, and altering their personnel, only to release two albums that managed to capture a portion of B...

22 Sep 8:01 PM 0 Read More...