KOOP News Archive

Fri 12/5/2014 3:30 pm

JD Wilkes (who Jello Biafra calls the “the last great Rock and Roll frontman”) phones in from the road to talk about the tour & their upcoming appearance at Red 7.

Fri 12/5/2014 1:00 pm

People United features Pamela J. Olson on her memoir Fast Times in Palestine: A Love Affair with a Homeless Homeland, an American's account of her two years living in Ramallah.

Mon 12/1/2014 6:15 pm

Tune into What's Your Status at 7p.m. to hear Makalah's commentary on Ferguson and national protestors. Later in the hour, she's joined by Tripi Shrivistava and Campbell Erickson of TEDxYouth@Austin to talk about the upcoming conference - (In)visible  

Mon 12/1/2014 9:00 am

Rancho Alegre welcomes special guest Patsy Torres to the studio! We'll be spinning some of her favorite tunes and getting to know the lady herself. Don't miss this one! Mon. 12/1, 9-10am.

Mon 11/24/2014 10:00 pm

Fun Fest artist Dana Falconberry discusses album Leelanau and recording new music on Schizo Expop. Listen to the interview Monday November 24 at 10 pm on koop.org.

Fri 11/21/2014 1:00 pm

People United talks with Elvia Arriola, Robert Cash and Josefina Castillo about international trade and the struggle for global justice.

Elvia Arriola is the director and founder of Women on the Border.  Robert Cash is the state director of the Texas Fair Trade Coalition, an affiliate of the Citizens Trade Campaign.  Josefina Castillo is the executive director and a co-founder of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, which is organizing the 2014 Women and Fair Trade Festival on Saturday, November 22, and Sunday,... Read more

Mon 11/17/2014 10:00 pm

Interview with Fun Fest artists the Sour Notes on Schizo Expop. Jared, Amarah and Erin discuss their new album Do What May.

Mon 11/17/2014 9:00 am

Join Rancho Alegre for a look back at 1990s Tejano. It was a time of tour buses, mullets, big belt buckles and cowboy hats, sold-out crowds, corporate endorsements, big record labels, and Selena. Shortly thereafter, disaster struck. Selena was murdered. Radio ownership rules changed and radio support dried up. The big record labels abandoned the artists. Clubs and dancehalls closed, with few remaining. Throughout the 2000's, the genre has struggled to find itself and reclaim its former glory, which it may never do. Monday, 11/17, 9-10 a.m.

Sat 11/15/2014 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes beautiful songwriter Brittany Shane, performing live the whole hour! Brittany is a wonderfully talented singer/songwriter right here in Austin, and you'll hear her performing live on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, November 15th

Fri 11/14/2014 1:00 pm

People United catches Catie Johnson, Edith Portillo and Cori Ring-Martínez on the US-El Salvador Sister Cities Speaking Tour with the latest on this Central American country.