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).
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!
Host: DJ Russ
Dangeruss Radio provides an eclectic assortment of tunes mixed in and run together with the use of samples and sound effects.
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!
Host: Iris Berkeley
The soundtrack to your utterly fabulous, secret-agent, oh-so-funky life. Iris Berkeley brings you new releases in all genres and the vintage vibes that inspire them. Simulcast in London by our friends at Denmark Street Radio.
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.
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.
Host: Bob Slade
Long-running favorite for fans of punk, noise rock, and more.
Host: Victor Escala
Start your lazy Sunday off right with some brunch and some handpicked tunes.
Themed Adult Contemporary
Dayshardan brings a faculty contingent to Radio 1190 with eclectic, themed, adult-contemporary selections. Occasionally there will be interviews with local musicians describing their music and influences.
The Trie House
Host: Trie Hall
The Trie House brings you rhythm and blues, soul, funk, and the blues.
News & public affairs
Art Talks Boulder
Host: Bella Mahlerbe
CU community discourse on art and art history.
Hosts: Jack Armstrong & News Team
News 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.