On-air next with CU-Boulder's Radio 1190

On-air next with CU-Boulder's Radio 1190: Allah-Las, The Abigails and Pallbearer It's the most wonderful time of the year. New students are moving into dorms, creating hellish traffic in Boulder, pro cyclists are closing all roads in the Front Range and not to mention that everyone and their mother are dumping perfectly good ice water on their heads so they don't have to donate to charity. The world is a crazy pla...

26 Aug 5:55 PM 0 Read More...

CU Students...Radio 1190 Wants You!

Students! We want you! What's your independent sound? Roots, Rock, Reggae?  Look no further and tune to Radio 1190/KVCU for your dose of the best independent and local music. Our 25,000 CD library plays current independent artists and all your favorites weekdays 7a-6p, and every other genre imaginable at nights and weekends with our award winning specialty shows. We also employ over 100 CU students and voluntee...

25 Aug 5:04 PM 0 Read More...

American Gladiator Bandstand Will Determine the Hotel-Trashing King of Denver's Bands

In 2012, Thadeaous Mighell, Mitchell Pond and David Moke came up with the idea for an interactive arts festival after meeting at the now-defunct DIY space Unit E. Soon after, Moke -- who organizes events for the Denver Theater District non-profit -- helped get the ball rolling and Blacktop was born. Although Blacktop is no more, the trio recently created something even more unique: American Gladiator Bandstand....

25 Aug 4:17 PM 0 Read More...

Update: Avi Buffalo [via Pitchfork]

After a promising debut album in 2010, psychedelic folk rockers Avi Buffalo all but disappeared. Band leader Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg talks about skipping college, isolation, and the long wait for his upcoming second record, At Best Cuckold. Twenty-three-year-old Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg could have been a relic of indie rock’s past. In 2010, he and his band Avi Buffalo were barely out of high school when Sub Po...

16 Aug 3:21 PM 0 Read More...

Michael Cera Makes an Album, and it's great

So this just happened, Michael Cera made an album and it's called true that, released on Bandcamp. He's no noob to music though, back in 2010 he played with the indie group Mister Heavenly when he wasn't filming Juno and Arrested Development. The album is just really good, it has kind of a bedroom-folk feel which makes sense since he recorded it in a bedroom. You can buy the album for $7 on Bandcamp. Take a listen: ...

14 Aug 7:23 PM 0 Read More...