KUNC & The Colorado Sound

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KUNC is a community-licensed public radio station, operated by Community Radio for Northern Colorado, Inc., a Colorado non-profit organization.  The Colorado Sound, KUNC's sister station, was born in 2016, and provides Music Discovery 24/7 to the Colorado Front Range. 

Series

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72 Pieces

Your music history.


Latest Pieces

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Without Sister Rosetta Tharpe, rock music as we know it today wouldn't exist. Her innovative approach to Gospel music and her unique (for the time)...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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From Louisiana to Colorado to Georgia and beyond, four childhood friends formed a loose musical collective based on their love of music. There are ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 56:58
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In the early 2000's, bands were coming onto the music scene influenced by Garage Rock sounds of the 1960's and the New Wave scene of the late 1970'...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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The Wrecking Crew, a name coined by member Hal Blaine, were a group of session musicians who played on more songs than any other session musicians....

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 57:01
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This week's episode honors those who have served our country through songs and historic audio.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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If all John Cale did in music was be a founding member of the Velvet Underground, that would be a hugely influential music career. But John Cale ha...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 57:01
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Horror movies have inspired not just individual songs but entire bands, so this week, Music 101 will look at how horror movies and music intertwine.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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On this episode, we'll highlight some devilishly good songs! The Devil has not only been the topic of a lot of music across all genres, he even has...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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Did Robert Johnson really sell his soul to the devil in exchange for his talent? Did the Beatles cover up Paul McCartney's death? Nope. These are R...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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Otherwise known as "Death Discs" or "Splatter Platters", Teenage Tragedy songs dealt exclusively with...well...teenage tragedy. The more gruesome,...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 57:00