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Charlie Martin/KOOP Radio
PO Box 301899
Austin, TX 78703-0032

Digging deeper into Austin music. Since its inception some decades ago, this multiple winner of KOOP’s Silver Mic Award for “Most Austin” Show has spanned the breadth of work by Austin area musicians past and present. Austin musicians are invited to submit their music – new or old – to Around the Town Sounds for airplay consideration.

Charlie Martin – Since KOOP began broadcasting, Charlie has devoted his air time exclusively to sharing the music of past and present Austin area musicians from across the musical spectrum.

Rob CarterRob Carter (“Rockin’ Rob”) moved to Austin in the late 1970s. He’s a past president of the Austin Songwriters Group and a retired entertainment attorney. He plays guitar and sings.  He hosts radio shows in Austin and Bryan/College Station.  At KOOP,  he’s one of a revolving roster of DJs on the collective Around the Town Sounds. Email: Website:

Lorrie Flowers – “Miss Flowers” has been a member of Around the Town Sounds since February 2018. When she’s not on the air, she’s driving boats on Ladybird Lake or out catching a show on Red River.

Eric Hungate – Longtime Austinite and closet musician. “Our show has so much to bring to new visitors as well as our wonderful residents,” says Eric. “All Austin all the time.”

Kim Simpson – In addition to being a member of the “Around the Town Sounds” collective, Kim has hosted “The International Folk Bazaar” on KOOP since 2008. Find out more about his own music and writing at