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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30 Pieces

Your music history.


Latest Pieces

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Jazz was introduced to movie and TV soundtracks via film noir. This episode explores the soundtrack to noir and its importance to film and TV.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
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Glam Rock burned hot and bright in the early 70's, defying the conventions of the corporate rock of the time. Mixing crunchy guitar with glamorous ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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Music 101 explores the Mellotron and its use in rock.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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A murder ballad is simply a story that tells the tale of a murder, usually about a real crime, but it doesn't have to be about an actual crime. Mur...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
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Bauhaus’ nine-minute 1979 ode to vampires, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” is widely considered the song that started the Goth Rock music movement with Joy Di...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
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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: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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This episode of remembers the great Chicago bluesman Otis Rush, who recently passed away at 84.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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Psychedelic Rock never went away and in the late 1970's early 1980's it got to have its moment in the sun again. This time with a crop of musicians...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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In the mid-1960's, as the youth movement was beginning to take hold all across the world, mind-bending music began making inroads into rock. This w...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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As the 1960's gave way to the 1970's, a new kind of soul was hitting the radio. A product of the Philadelphia scene, Philly Soul was a lusher, orch...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 56:59