Mountain Chill Radio 95.5 FM – An Independent Business Grows in the San Juans

Eric and Ethan put the ‘Funk’ in their chill music station, Mountain Chill Radio. This Indy FM radio station out of Ouray reaches into Telluride, bringing listeners groove-based Chill-out, downtempo, nu-jazz, and break-beat music.  The station can be received from the San Miguel County border in Colorado to eastern Utah. The signal can also be received with near local quality on the north side of the Grand Mesa and streams live on-line for anyone to listen to.


Eric Funk recording commercials in the Ouray Studio

Owning partners, Brothers Ethan and Eric Funk, got lucky when a previously silent FM signal became available to them in 2011. They purchased the signal and put 33 combined years of engineering, audio and radio frequency design skills into use  Both engineers by trade the Funk brothers have been busy growing their radio station 95.5 FM KRKQ Telluride. The 95.5 FM signal (KRKQ) is licensed Class-A and originates from Gray Head at 11,000 ft. above Sawpit, CO.



Eric Funk bringing some chill to the airwaves.

Photo by Gina Wenger

Chill out music, this eclectic, smooth, electronic music is not often heard over the airwaves. The Funk brothers have created one of the only Chill music stations in the country and are part of a small handful of stations similar to them internationally. It is the perfect music for the office, a road trip or cocktail party. Want to bring the San Juan mountain vibe home with you? Then tune in, you can hear … Click Here to Continue Reading

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