KOOP News Archive

Fri 1/9/2015 4:30 pm

Sure, 2015 is only a few days old… but that’s no reason for you to have to listen to last year’s music.

This week on This Great White North, we bring you the latest from Canada’s independent music scene, including tracks so new they’ll be released later in 2015. Along the way, we’ll spin some of the latest tunes (and some of our favorites) from 2014, as well. Plus, we’ve got listener requests and a whole slew of fresh Canadian artists never before heard on the show.

So, tune in this Friday at 4:30 PM to ring in the new year with 90 minutes of new music. You’ll hear artists... Read more

Fri 1/9/2015 1:00 pm

People United features historian and urban theorist Mike Davis with a California perspective on the notion of Texas as the model for our nation's future.

Mike Davis is best known for his 1990 book City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles.  He has served as an editor of The New Left Review and also has written for The NationThe Rag Blog, and other publications.



Mon 1/5/2015 10:00 pm

Celebrate the new year with words and music inspired by the Black Arts Movement. Monday at 10:00pm on koop.org.

Mon 1/5/2015 1:00 pm

Tune in to a special one hour edition of KOOP's Austin Artists for an in depth interview of award winning Austin author James L. Haley.  Haley is a critically acclaimed historian and biographer including the largest and most complete biography of Sam Houston.  Jim will discuss his life as a writer, his latest work "Captive Paradise" and on what he is currently spilling ink.  Monday 1/5, 1- 2:00 PM CST

Mon 1/5/2015 12:00 pm

Off the Beatle Path celebrates producer George Martin, who turned 88 a few days ago! George's body of work goes far beyond the Beatles' core catalogue, and we'll celebrate that for the whole hour. Tune in to KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 12-1pm, Monday, January 5th

Sat 1/3/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes one of Austin's finest singer/songwriters, George Ensle! George is a longtime Austin treasure, and he'll perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 3rd

Fri 1/2/2015 1:00 pm

People United features activists Gilbert Rivera and Susana Almanza on the purpose and legacy of the Brown Berets in Austin.

Tue 12/30/2014 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Academy of Western Artists Male Vocalist of the Year singer songwriter Brady Honeycutt in studio for a talk and songs from his new cd Nothin' To Lose.  Tuesday, 12/30, 9-11 a.m.

Mon 12/29/2014 10:00 pm

Tune in to koop.org Monday at 10 pm for Schizo Expop's end of the year 12+1 best songs of 2014. Using a highly scientistic cross-reference of printed juke-box pages, web logs, soil-samples, the print-outs of highly intelligent chimp brainwaves and other difficult-to-explain-but-acurate criteria, we have figured out the absolute best 12+1 songs of the year. And you thought we were just using our last episode of the year, Monday December 29th, 2014 at 10 pm central, to play our favorite songs released in 2014 .

Mon 12/29/2014 7:00 pm

Tonight is the last What's Your Status of 2014! Tune in tonight at 7p.m. on koop.org to hear Makalah's personal highlights of 2014! She will recap her conversations at SXSW 2014 (with Talib Kwali, Res, LoveXStereo, Niko Is) and her PRX recognized Trayvon Martin piece.