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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40 Pieces

Your music history.


Latest Pieces

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1994 was a pivotal year in music. On this edition, we'll take an (abbreviated) look at some of the music that left an indelible mark on our culture.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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At the same time that Grunge was taking over the charts and airwaves, there was another type of music (opposite sonically to grunge and firmly root...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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There's nothing quite like a song that tells a good story and the 70's were chock full of them. This week on Music 101, we explore the story song.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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This episode explores the music of the civil rights movement and how it changed as the 1960s grew more volatile.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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This episode of Music 101 examines the songs of the civil rights movement. Including news audio from the time, the songs chosen include songs that...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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This episode of Music 101 covers musicians who disappeared. Both literally and those who dropped out of music and the public view.

  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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In the late 1980s, in Manchester England, came a short-lived but memorable music movement that fused Psychedelia, Pop, and dance music. It was know...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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Sometimes a song asks a question or posits an idea another artist feels must be answered. When that happens, those songs are known as "answer songs...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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Did you know some of your favorite songs contain mistakes that were deliberately left in? Some are obvious, some aren't. This week, we'll highlight...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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The band Americans know as The English Beat, is really just named The Beat. They changed their name for American audiences because there was alread...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 56:59