KOOP News Archive

Sun 4/26/2015 3:30 pm

On Sunday's Free Samples, DJ Lippy will present a treasure-trove of tracks that built "Shake Your Rump" by the Beastie Boys, released on the band's second album, "Paul's Boutique" which is built almost exclusively on samples. Come and enjoy Sunday at 3:30pm!

Sun 4/26/2015 10:00 am

Strictly Bluegrass welcomes The Lost Pines performing live in studio before Farmgrass Fest '15  May 3rd in Niederwald, TX with a whole host of bluegrass artists supporting local farmers.  Sunday, 4/26, 10 a.m.-Noon.

Fri 4/24/2015 1:00 pm

People United features artist and activist Daniel Llanes performing original poetry.

Wed 4/22/2015 3:00 pm

Join Miss Novak & Rock & Roll George on Rock N’ Roll Pest Control as they welcome very special guest Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein. Doyle is known all over the world as the iconic guitarist for The Misfits and his new band Doyle will be playing this week at Red 7 on Saturday April 25th . Tune in as we discuss the terrifying past, the horrific present, and the frightening future. We'll also be giving away a pair of tickets and meet and greet passes.Wednesday April 22nd, 3:00-4:30 on KOOP 91.7 FM and KOOP.org

Mon 4/20/2015 7:00 pm

April is International Guitar Month and to celebrate Guitar Picks will be featuring guitarists and instruments from around the world. You'll hear Tinariwen, Ali Farke Toure, Sol Hoopi, Bert Jansch, Muzsikas and many others. Join us on Guitar Picks only on KOOP.org

Mon 4/20/2015 1:30 pm

Earth Day show Mon 1:30pm! Reflections of Community Outreach host Michael A Brown + Dale Bulla, Austin’s “Mr. Green.”  Talking water, electricity, and the politics of both. Join us!

Mon 4/20/2015 9:00 am

Monday on Rancho Alegre, Cristina Balli, executive director of Texas Folklife, will drop by the studio to discuss the upcoming Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Finals, to be held April 25th at the Bob Bullock Museum. Piper will feature recordings from previous champions, along with more Tejano and Conjunto music you just won't hear anywhere else. Monday, 9-10 a.m., KOOP 91.7FM or online at koop.org.

Sat 4/18/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own singer/songwriter, Mandy Mercier, performing live the whole hour. Mandy's story is as interesting and beautiful as her music, and we'll hear much of both on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 18th

Fri 4/17/2015 3:30 pm

Joe Angio, Director of the music documentary "Revenge Of The Mekons" will be calling in to The Last Round Up on Friday to talk about his film and the band that has been around for 37 years.  Starting off in the 70's English Punk scene, then incorporating, folk, country, cow-punk and alt-country but forever keeping their Punk-ethos.

Fri 4/17/2015 1:00 pm

People United speaks with environmentalists Susana Almanza, Jere Locke and Kaiba White about their opposition to a proposed gas plant in East Austin.