Some FEATURED ARTISTS on this week’s Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, May 28, 8-10pm) include Modern Lovers, Jet, Real Kids, the Fast, Mekons, Bush Tetras, Die Haut, Waitresses, Pets, Nun, lots of new music, as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. COVER ART OF THE WEEK: Die Haut (“The Skin” in English) were a mostly instrumental, […]
Well, this is it. After 16 years of bringing the finest and freshest independent Canadian music to Texas on KOOP Radio, we’ve got just one show left before we officially go on hiatus. There’s no more holding back—only the best of the best get featured on a show this momentous. This week, we ride off […]
For as long as I’ve been writing these features, Kim Simpson is the guy who makes them actually show up at the KOOP website. And he does much more for our radio station and beyond. We spoke on May 16. Michael A. Brown: Take us through your history with KOOP … what sorts of things […]
Months before SXSW, I pored through the list to find bands that I wanted to interview and catch live. To my surprise, there was only ONE band in the entire lineup who billed themselves as “pop-punk”: Orlando-based Ivypaint. Back in January, lead singer Sean Duong answered some questions for me ahead of the festival. Who […]
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