Frequently Asked Questions & Help

Colorado Public Radio is committed to helping you find what you need. If you do not see a question here that you believe should be answered, please contact us.

How do I find something I heard on the air?

Whether it’s a specific news story, classical composer or the latest music, the search box at the top right corner of every page will get you started. Depending on what you heard, you may also consult the list below:

Colorado Matters: If you know the story you’re looking for aired on Colorado Matters, you can find it by visiting the Colorado Matters page. All Colorado Matters stories are archived here chronologically according to their on air date.
NPR Stories: If you know the story you heard aired on NPR, you can find it by visiting the NPR homepage – – and searching via the search box at the top, or by visiting NPR’s program tab at the top of the homepage.
Music: Details about the music that Colorado Public Radio broadcasts are archived on Recently Played lists for CPR Classical and Indie 102.3. You can search the playlists for a specific date and time that the song or musical piece aired, by album, song title or by artist.

How do I request a song to be played on Indie 102.3?

We love getting song requests!
Fill out the make a Request form, and we'll take it from there.

How do I submit my music to Indie 102.3?

Visit the Indie 102.3 homepage, find and click Send Us Your Music.This page includes detailed instructions for artists and labels to submit music. We give everything we hear a fair listen, but because of the large number of submissions we receive, we are unable to tell you whether we’ll play your music or not.  

How do I support CPR?

Online giving is simple – just click “Donate” at the top right of any page and we’ll walk you through the process.  If you’d like to learn about the benefits of donating, click on Support CPR.

How do I donate my vehicle?

Go to our Vehicle Donations for details and frequently asked questions about our vehicle donation program.

How do I find an underwriter or corporate supporter?

Go to our listings of corporate supporters and search by name or filter by category.

How do I become a corporate sponsor?

To support CPR as a company, and to get your messaging heard on our airwaves and digital streams, go to our Become a Sponsor page.

How do I submit a press release or media advisory to the newsroom?

Submit press releases, tips and suggestions to the newsroom by emailing

What is Indie 102.3?

Indie 102.3 is Colorado’s destination to explore a diverse selection of new music and discover talented Colorado musicians.

First launched as OpenAir in 2011, and then relaunched as Indie 102.3 in 2019, Indie 102.3 is a resource for music discovery aimed at connecting listeners with Colorado's thriving music scene. Hundreds of bands, many of which have local ties, have visited the CPR Performance Studio to record their music and share insight with Indie 102.3 hosts, giving listeners exclusive access to a wide range of music with a Colorado focus.

How is Indie 102.3's Top 30 Chart compiled?

Our Top 30 Chart is determined by airplay, requests, and feedback. In any given week, our top 30 charts represent the most played, most requested, and most raved about new records of Indie 102.3’s programming.  Just think of it as your own personal new music shopping list!