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Wed 5/31/2017 1:45 pm

Premiering on June 6, The Community Pilot Show is a new open format program that airs every Tuesday afternoon at 2:30.

It is:

* a blank canvas for KOOP’s Programmers to experiment with new show formats and concepts,
* an on-air slot for KOOP’s Trainees to demonstrate their competencies, and
* an excellent opportunity for our interested listeners to experience radio.

You never know what you are going to hear, so tune in each Tuesday to listen to KOOP’s newest ideas.  Sign up on KOOP.ORG resource menu or contact Greg Ciotti at... Read more

Sun 5/28/2017 3:30 pm

For the past few years I've had the pleasure of being on-the-air just before Beats of Burden. Vanessa and her fabulous show will be cycling off after Sunday, so I'll be doing an all LATIN themed show this week. You won't want to miss this one papi! Come raise a glass with me, and Marcos Valle (sampled in "Thank You" by Jay-Z).

Fri 5/26/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Nelson Linder, president of the NAACP's Austin chapter, speaking about racial inequity in Austin and, in the process, addressing the findings of the Mayor's Task Force on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities.

Sun 5/21/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show DJ Lippy will be joined in-studio by the one and only DJ Ranztron! Ranz & I crushed the ariwaves together for years, so this'll be a Groove Food reunion.

It'll be all vinyl, lots of laughs and incredible music from deep in the stacks. Tune in!

Fri 5/19/2017 1:00 pm

People United features journalist Mya Guarnieri Jaradat on her book The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel's New Others, an examination of non-Jews looking for work and asylum in the Jewish state.

Tue 5/16/2017 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts singer songwriter, producer, musician, Ameripolitan Music DJ nominee Justin Trevino in studio live with his new cd A Tribute to Ray Price and The Cherokee Cowboys on Heart of Texas Records before his performances this weekend at The Western Club's Annual Shuffle Fest in Navasota.  Tuesday, 5/16, 9-11a.m.

Sun 5/14/2017 3:30 pm

Sunday's show is for all you Mothers! It'll be a late brunch of all mom themed songs and samples. Treat your momma right!

Fri 5/12/2017 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Joyce Campbell, not just the host's mother, but also a producer of public television for half a century, concurrent with the second wave of the women's movement and other historical developments.

Sun 5/7/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show we'll dig on Indeep's classic 80s track "Last Night a DJ Saved my Life"! It spawned dozens of tracks with samples, and a ton of covers.

Also, this is the ACTUAL 12" single which featured bonus cuts of a phone ringing and a toilet flushing. Oh 80s, you so crazy.

Fri 5/5/2017 3:30 pm

Tune in to hear David Yow of the Jesus Lizard & Scratch Acid play his track of the month.