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    Fall Membership Drive Thank You Gifts

    We’re excited to debut our first-ever flash drives and YETI tumblers this fall alongside the traditional limited edition t-shirt. Check out the gift levels below, and we’ll add images of the 16GB Flash Drive & YETI 20oz Tumbler as we finalize the designs. $15/mo or $100 one-time – T-Shirt $25/mo or $175 one-time – 16 […]

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    2021 KOOP Elections

    Attention KOOP listeners! Did you know that KOOP is a true cooperative, run primarily by volunteers and supporters? Now is your chance to take a leadership role in the KOOP radio family. We’re calling for Nominations for KOOP’s Board of Directors and Community Council. If you would like to serve the KOOP community in either […]

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    Party Stains – A Weekly Update From Stronger Than Dirt

    This week’s Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, September 18, 8-10pm) takes a look back at the year 1981. I will be featuring some of my favorite tunes from that year, including songs by the Shoes, Gun Club, Au Pairs, Suburban Lawns, the Embarrassment, Mission of Burma, Replacements, Girls at Our Best, Judy’s, the Jam, Standing Waves, […]

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    The History of Mexican Independence Day: Dieciseis de Septiembre

    For centuries “New Spain” (Mexico) was an oppressed colony in the Kingdom of Spain.  Fed up with tyranny, on September 16, 1810, a Catholic priest in the village of Dolores, Padre Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, rallied his parishioners with a call to action now known as “El Grito de Dolores.”  That event marked the beginning […]

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    Bringing Light Into Darkness – Monday 9/13 @ 6 PM

    Our Perception of Julian Assange, WikiLeaks & US Foreign Policy: Are They Connected Misperceptions? Our perceptions of Julian Assange’s character, the importance of WikiLeaks and the character of US foreign policy initiatives by our US government revelations are arguably all misperceptions. Tonight, our BLID show shares the evidence for this suggestion. Our guest is Ray […]

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    Boots on the Air – Mon 9/13 @ 1:30 pm

    KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, September 13 at 1:30pm Central / GMT -6. Join US Army vets Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans’ news and discussion. Our lead story is, of course, America’s departure from Afghanistan. Three guests will tell about the effects on veterans who […]

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    Party Stains – A Weekly Update From Stronger Than Dirt

    Some FEATURED ARTISTS on this week’s Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, September 11, 8-10pm) include Jacques Dutronc, Cordells, Damned (pic sleeve of the week), Chosen Few, Lurkers, Lush, Decibels (see promo), Melenas, new music by the Golf Dolls (Madison WI), Exercise (Austin), Leopardo (Switzerland), Spit Kink (Buffalo), Famous Mammals (Oakland), and Cherry Cheeks (Portland OR), as well […]

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    Party Stains – A Weekly Update From Stronger Than Dirt

    Some FEATURED ARTISTS on this week’s LIVE Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, September 4, 8-10pm) include We the People, Equals (see promo), Catapult, Rockets (pic sleeve of the week), Revelons, Go-Go’s, 20/20, Polyrock, Leather Uppers, new music by Spllit (Baton Rouge), Golf Dolls (Madison WI), Fun Time Objects (NYC) and Fashion Pimps and the Glamazons (Cleveland), as well […]

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    Sci-Fi Punk Rockers Pocket FishRmen want you to rebel with a sense of humor

    Artful science fiction punk rockers extraordinaire, Pocket FishRmen, are back with their latest LP We Are Masters of These Levels. If you enjoy not taking life too seriously while simultaneously desiring to dismantle corrupt systems of power, then this is the album for you. Pocket FishRmen sing of rebellion, whether it be rebelling against the patriarchy […]

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    Sailor Poon’s First Album Pays Tribute to Iggy Pop, Fear, & More with Austin Punk Flare

    Even though Sailor Poon’s debut album, fittingly titled, Sailor Poon’s First Album came out last year while we were all in lockdown mode, I figured why not review it in light of their upcoming record release show this Saturday in Kinda Tropical’s parking lot (August 28th). Off the bat and unsurprisingly, this record was meant […]