KOOP News Archive

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. 

Mon 12/29/2014 12:00 pm

Off the Beatle Path celebrates amazing vocalist Joe Cocker, who passed away last week at age 70. There are enough Beatles songs covered by this rock and roll legend to fill an hour, and that's exactly what we're gonna do. Tune in to KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 12-1pm, Monday, December 29th

Fri 12/26/2014 1:00 pm

People United features political economist Jessica Gordon Nembhard talking with Carlos Pérez de Alejo of Cooperation Texas about her book Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice.

Tue 12/16/2014 9:00 am

Austin favorites Beto and the Fairlanes invade Studio 1 and will talk about their new release, Merry TeXmas, and their upcoming show on December 21 at the One World Theater. Piper LeMoine, host of Rancho Alegre, subs for Ted Branson for this very special edition of Under the X in Texas. Tues, 12/16 9-11am.

Mon 12/15/2014 7:00 pm

Tune in for tonight's What's Your Status Christmas Party! Makalah catches up with special guests The Levites who will perform also classic Christmas favorites! Listen to them live on koop.org at 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.

Fri 12/12/2014 4:30 pm

It may not yet feel like it here in Austin, but winter is fast approaching—and there’s no nation better situated to sing about it than Canada.

Join us this Friday at 4:30 PM for a wintry mix—not of snow and rain, but of Canadian songs about the bitter cold, the fluffy snow, the frozen winter, and the mornings spent under warm blankets, not wanting to get out of bed. We’ll be featuring artists including Said The Whale, Rah Rah, The Zolas, The Weakerthans, Dinosaur Bones, The Acorn, and many more.

So grab a mug of hot cocoa, pull up those thick woolen socks, wrap yourself in a... Read more

Fri 12/12/2014 2:00 pm

Thorne Dreyer's guests on Rag Radio are historian Philip L. Russell, author of the textbook, The History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present, and Johnny Hazard, Rag Blog Mexico City correspondent. Philip will dissect Peña Nieto's presidency and they will discuss the dramatic events, including mass demonstrations, over the disappearance -- and apparent murder -- of 43 students.

Fri 12/12/2014 1:00 pm

People United features historical anthropologist and community activist Fred L. McGhee on his book Austin's Montopolis Neigborhood.

A former board member of the Austin History Center Association, McGhee also served as the founding president of the Montopolis Neighborhood Association.  He ran unsuccessfully this fall in the first round of... Read more