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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44 Pieces

Your music history.


Latest Pieces

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For decades, Northern Ireland was beset by sectarian violence, colloquially known as "the Troubles". The violence and rifts caused by the Troubles ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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As Elvis Costello started releasing his own songs on Stiff Records, he also started producing albums. Albums from The Specials, Squeeze and many mo...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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Did you ever wonder how Death Cab For Cutie got their name? How about the Rolling Stones? Lots of your favorite bands took their names from songs t...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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1977 was a pivotal year in rock music. Disco was strong and Punk was emerging. Women were topping the charts and R&B and Rock were forging new path...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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The Who once opened for Herman's Hermits. The Ramones opened for Toto, and Miles Davis opened for the Grateful Dead. On this edition of Music 101, ...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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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