As an independent college radio station, Radio 1190 is proud to offer a wide variety of programming for our listeners. Our signature Radio 1190 Music Mix features a constantly-updated, staff-curated blend of new music and college radio favorites when there’s no live DJ on air — but our live specialty shows are the real don’t-miss. Check the list below for the latest on our specialty roster, and have a look at the current Show Schedule for when to find these rising radio stars on air.
8bitsplit & Sounds of Shibuya
Host: Dan Le
Video game music! Video game inspired music! Chiptune! Uh … yeah video game music show! Plus Sounds of Shibuya: Music that all the cool kids in Japan listen to (not really but you get the idea).
Beets & Beats
Welcome to beetluvr’s garden, where we share the delicate pairings of various ingredients and music that goes perfectly along with them.
Brett & Bean Vinyl
Hosts: Brett & Bean
Everything from Afrobeat to alternative rock.
Always good music.
A dive into a different theme every week, Bug Hunt features a lot of different music but most commonly alt rock, indie, and folk music, and focuses on promoting smaller artists!
CJ’s Excellent Adventure
Host: CJ Hibbeln
Join DJ CJ on a journey through time and space with music from and inspired by the world of indie film and TV!
Your weekly dose of all things emo, from new releases to underground artists to sub-genre showcases.
Electric Honey Radio
It’s new, it’s revolutionary, It will make you scream, cry, laugh, shout, it’s psychedelic, it’s mind melting, vicious, cosmic, and divine, it’s a circus, pure ecstasy, war and peace, it’s Electric Honey!
Music which has survived the uncaring nets of time.
Songs to listen to in the sunshine!
Hypnotic Turtle Radio Circus
Host: Arlo White
A weekly mind-meld of the beautiful and the bizarre featuring exclusive live mixes from Diablo Montalban, special guests, live performances and one of a kind collaborations! Diablo Montalban mixes multiple sound sources and infinite music genres with spoken word, news clips and/or movie dialogue to create something unique for the moment, never to be performed the same way again. Hypnotic Turtle radio is Radio Art!
I play Jeb music and talk about it. Themes every show.
Host: J. Drawer
In a world full of division and confusion, Junk Drawer gives you real music, hard-hitting interviews, and in-depth critique of pop culture.
Guess what I’m doing after this.
One hour of tunes beamed straight from my head into yours.
The Me Generation
Host: Ben Bronte
Radio 1190’s long-running ’80s new wave and post-punk show. Plus The Ben Bronte Bonus Hour: a weekly DJ set unbounded by genre or decade.
Mixx & Maxx
Like it or don’t … Tune in to find out!
Host: Dylan Comiskey
Kinetic explorations in sound; genres unbound.
My Year of Radio and Rambling
This show is for the girls who are crazy and like to rip their hair (and on occasion, teeth) out while listening to terrible, horrible, awful music … also for super normal, regular, average run-of-the-mill girls who go to sleep at 9:30 pm and like to have an Earl Grey before bed.
The Neutral Ground
Host: Harrison Simeon
Blending all genres with a New Orleanian twist.
Not So Pink Confessions
Host: DJ Rola
A themed hour-long show of Hispanic/Latino music building up towards an original poem at the end of the show. DJ Rola’s Not So Pink Confessions.
On Tap with Rhett and George
Hosts: Rhett & George
Rhett and George talk about their favorite new food recipes, coffee places, and style trends while playing a mix of Radio 1190 music and some current indie, folk, and soft-rock favorites.
Out Of The Loop
Host: Emma Furlong
Bringing you epic tunes and themed shows every week — playing rock, indie, art pop, and all the ~waves~
Party With Me Punker!
Host: Bodhi DJ Bodhi
This show brings all the best punk classics and deep-cuts that the vinyl format has to offer.
Return Of The Mak
Bittersweet symphony of my life
Rock Of Ages
Host: Dr. Decibel
All the finest music rock ‘n’ roll has to offer.
Host: Miranda Harp
Second Wind seeks to blow the dust off old records and blast fresh musical air into your ears – new wave, funk, alternative, vintage indie especially.
Spaghetti Rangoon Hours
2010s indie with global jazz recorded performances and some R&B sprinkled in between with some random stories from JB …
Host: Bob Slade
Long-running favorite for fans of punk, noise rock, and more. Wildly Hi Energy New & Classic Punk Rock’n’Roll & latest local concert news.
Host: Victor Escala
Start your lazy Sunday off right with some brunch and some handpicked tunes.
Themed Adult Contemporary
Good timin’ music for all the toe tappers and finger snappers.
That’s Showbiz, Baby
Learn how many songs together can create one vibe.
Host: Mae and Grace
We are Mae and Grace and we talk and complain and play silly music that is good to listen to! Yayyyyyyy!!!
Bringing dungeon synth, electronica, and that good ole Louisiana zydeco straight to your grey matter.
Worldwide Waves of Reverb
Yukari On Air
Freeform sounds of all shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors. Something new every time!
News & public affairs
Hosts: Jack Armstrong & News Team
Spotlight Underground is the resident news program of Radio 1190, bringing listeners local Boulder news and interviews. Tune in to hear about research at CU, happenings in the city of Boulder, news from around Colorado, and more.