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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64 Pieces

Your music history.


Latest Pieces

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Ric Ocasek leaves a legacy not just of The Cars but also a large library of solo work and production credits. This week, we will pay tribute to Ric...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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Sometimes musicians from different bands get together to record. These hybrid groups are typically known as "supergroups". This week on Music 101 w...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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The electrification of rural areas and the golden age of radio essentially created a new music format: Country. That's the focus of this episode of...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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The working rights we enjoy today did not come without a struggle. (Not to mention the working rights not yet attained.) Labor Day is a day set asi...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 57:01
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The working rights we enjoy today did not come without a struggle. (Not to mention the working rights not yet attained.) Labor Day is a day set asi...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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Inspiration for songs comes from many places. A surprisingly popular song inspiration is poetry; including the classics and 20th and 21st century p...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 57:01
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Detroit has a rich rock history and on this week's episode of Music 101, we explore it, starting in the mid-1960's up until the early 1970's.

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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It's credited with being the birthplace of the Blues, giving rise to the early Delta bluesmen Charley Patton, Son House and more. This week we'll e...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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Lots of your favorite songs are songs that had been recorded before. These are known as "cover songs". Take Johnny Cash. One of his most well-known...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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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: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 57:00