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    Hooray for Hip Hop Hooray and KOOP

    In 2006, hip hop music already was a global phenomenon but was under-represented on Austin radio stations. That was the chief reason KOOP programmer Leah Manners proposed Hip Hop Hooray: “There was one local hip hop show and it was a public affairs show with more interviews than music. But the city needed hip hop […]

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    KOOP Celebrates Earth Day

    Each year KOOP turns to our volunteers and members to decide on which historic or culturally relevant events to name as Celebration Events. Earth Day has been one of these events for seven years. This year the theme of World Earth Day is Restore Our Earth. This involves three days of Climate Action, April 20-22.  […]

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    Q&A: Daydreaming with Sasha and the Valentines

    Austin-based band Sasha and the Valentines has been busy lately: making limited edition cassette tapes, playing virtual shows for SXSW and their label’s one-year anniversary alike, and preparing for the release of their debut album So You Think You Found Love? on April 16th. Comprised of Sarah Addi on vocals and keys, Alex Whitelaw on […]

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    DPX Hi-Test Girlie Acid House ft. DJ Malligator

    DPX Hi-Test is proud to feature a special guest set from Dj malligator (of Commercial Suicide). A full hour of girlie acid house on this all female dance mix. Tune in at 4pm CT for the perfect soundtrack for your Saturday afternoon.

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    Party Stains – A Weekly Update From Stronger Than Dirt

    Some FEATURED ARTISTS on this week’s  Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, 8-10pm) include Knight’s Bridge (Odessa TX!), Glitter Band, Bonnie St. Claire, Pointed Sticks, De Cylinders, Dolly Mixture, Palais Schaumburg, Lush, Limiñanas, new music by La Femme (France), Dom & the Wizards (Australia), Living Pins (Austin), Daughter Bat and the Lip Stings (Australia), Freak Genes (UK), Smirk […]

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    KOOP Radio Interview with Andres Arauz, Next President of Ecuador?

    Bringing Light Into Darkness (Mondays at 6 p.m.) combines KOOP Radio Interviews of Ecuador President (Leading Candidate) & Former Ecuador UN Ambassador vs US Backed Leader’s Policies of Repression & ‘Lawfare’ & the Quality-of-Life Improvements for the Majority of Ecuadorans that he Reversed With special guests Andres Arauz & Guilllaume (from archived BLID shows). ‘Lawfare’ […]

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    Boots on the Air – 4/12 @ 1:30 PM

    KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, April 12 at 1:30pm Central / GMT -6. Join US Army vets Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, plus KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans’ news and discussion. Plus, guest Meghann Myers, the Pentagon Bureau Chief for Military Times, on efforts to keep extremists out of the services […]

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    Party Stains – A Weekly Update From Stronger Than Dirt

    Some FEATURED ARTISTS on this week’s Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, 8-10pm) include the Motions, Lemming, Young Marble Giants, Lambrettas, Original Sins, Muffs, Fall-Outs, Kino Eye (Austin), new music by Spread Joy (Chicago), Dom and the Wizards (Australia), La Femme (France), Cripples (Seattle), Daughter Bat and the Lip Stings (Australia) and Smirk (LA), as well as […]

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    Reimagining Public Safety Task Force: Virtual Community Listening Session – Sat, 4/10 at 11 a.m.

    How do you want public safety to show up for you and your family in your time of need? Austin’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force wants to hear your experiences and ideas as it develops recommendations to transform our community’s public safety resources. Find out how to join the Task Force virtual listening session on […]

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    Another Broken Treaty & Endless War in Afghanistan or Will we Honor our May 1st Withdrawal Agreement? – BLID – Monday, 4/5 at 6 p.m.

    If you are not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing. Malcolm X Please join us tonight at 6pm….With special guest, Matt Hoh who brings nearly twelve years of frontline experience with America’s wars overseas with the United States Marine […]