• Posted on Jan 31, 2023

    KOOP’s 28th Birthday Bash with Brownout!

    We’re thrilled to return to Antone’s on Saturday, February 4th, for our 28th Annual Birthday Bash! Local latin funk collective Brownout lead the bill, Hot Texas Swing Band kick us off, and KOOP DJs Melinda Bee (The Africa Express; The Lonesome Stranger) & Vallogallo (Love on the Dole) will be spinning records throughout the night. […]

  • Posted on Apr 20, 2022

    Music Video Premiere: “Smashed to Pieces” by Marry Cherry

    “There is a lack of the kind of music we like in the scene.  I just want to make fresh, chaotic soundscapes of straightforward, noisey rock.” – Adam  MARRY CHERRY is a new rock sound from the Austin underground.  They were founded by Adam Schnitzer (songwriting/vocals/guitar) and Stevie Trudell (drums) who began recording the first […]

  • Posted on Mar 09, 2022

    KOOP & Jungle Records Day Party – Sun, 3/13, 12-6 PM

    Join KOOP & Jungle Records on Sunday, March 13th from 12-6 PM for a day of experimental, classical, choral, jazz, sound and more! Free and open to the public at 903 E. 14th St! Complimentary beverages provided by Austin Beer Works, Nomadica Wine & Treaty Oak Distilling (Ghost Bourbon, Waterloo Gin & TO Old Fashioned). […]

  • Posted on Mar 08, 2022

    Date Night @DAC: Art & Album Switch & Mix – Wed, Mar 16, 7-9 PM

    Are you a collector of physical music and art? So are we! On Wednesday, March 16, from 7-9pm, come to Date Night @DAC: Art & Album Switch & Mix, hosted by the Dougherty Arts Center with the help of KOOP Radio. It’s time to upgrade your collection. Swap CDs, cassettes, vinyl, drawings, paintings, art supplies, […]

  • Posted on Feb 28, 2022

    Try Hard DJ Residency – Every 1st Saturday

    KOOP DJs take over the Try Hard Coffee turntables every first Saturday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm! Visit in person (1115 E 11th St) or stream live (tryhardcoffee.com). Naxt up: Saturday, March 5th with Miss Manners of Hip Hop Hooray & Dot Matrix of The Girlie Show! Free :: All Ages :: Get Vaxxed […]

  • Posted on Dec 21, 2021

    Winter Solstice Celebrations

      Since prehistory, the winter solstice has been a significant time of year in many cultures. It marked the symbolic death and rebirth of the Sun. The seasonal significance of the winter solstice is in the reversal of the gradual lengthening of nights and shortening of days. Astronomical events were often used to guide activities, such […]

  • Posted on Dec 01, 2021

    Art Island: Bestow – Sat, 12/4 – Sanctuary Event Space

    Be sure to stop by the disco house with eclectic Christmas tunes and past holiday specials curated by KOOP DJs! Get Tickets Here “Art Island is officially back with our first large-scale event since early 2020, and we can’t wait to be with you all! We’re hosting a magical night in a centrally-located, nature-rich venue […]

  • Posted on Nov 22, 2021

    Try Hard DJ Residency – Last Saturdays

    Catch KOOP DJs spinning records every last Saturday of the month at Try Hard Coffee from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM! On November 28th we’ll have Flower Punk, host of forthcoming program The Microchip Revolution, and Video Femme. Artwork by Aaron Muguerza

  • Posted on Oct 18, 2021

    Semihelix Album Release Party – Sat, 10/23 at Radio Milk

    KOOP is proud to be a sponsor for The Cosmic Clash and Radio Milk Recording present Semihelix album release w/ my education and Thunderstars. Get your tickets & find more info here Join us for a special evening of music featuring: Semihelix my education Thunderstars Sponsored by: Deep Eddy Vodka Still Austin Whiskey Goodburn Sauce […]

  • Posted on Oct 05, 2021

    Plant The Seeds of Communal Love with Alan Moe Monsarrat’s New Reggae LP Agriculture

    Prepare to give praise to the “Most High” and bask in positive Rastafari-inspired vibrations! Flamingo Cantina’s resident reggae legend and bandleader of the Mau Mau Chaplains Alan Moe Monsarrat released a new LP Agriculture on vinyl last July. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the release party at Flamingo Cantina, but I must do my […]