News – Texas Music Mixtape
This week's Texas Music Mixtape includes Part I of our special episodes celebrating Juneteenth + June being African American Music Appreciation Month. We feature music from new music from Texas-based rock, soul, and hip hop artists with African American heritage.
On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, the TMO's Texas Music Mixtape radio show featured new music from The Vapor Caves (ft Jackie Venson), St. Vincent, Sam Choate, Guma, Zack Person, and more! The Texas Music Mixtape has moved to its new 2:00 pm CT start-time, and will now run for an hour, from 2-3 pm!
On Wednesday, May 19, the TMO's Texas Music Mixtape radio show featured Part I of our tribute to Asian American & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month. The show included music from Texas artists with Asian heritage, including Abhi The Nomad, Cabus, BettySoo, The Tontons, SINE, and more!
On Wednesday, May 12th, the TMO's Texas Music Mixtape was joined in conversation for an exclusive interview with BMI Texas' Sr. Director, Creative, Mitch Ballard. Ballard discussed the return to his home state after nearly 3 decades working in Nashville's music industry, what it was like to be selected to launch BMI's first new regional office in more than 20 years, and he explains how the #BMITexasTen playlist quickly became a "must listen" for music industry insiders and fans of new Texas music.
On Wednesday, March 17th at 2:30 pm CT, the TMO’s Texas Music Mixtape hosted a show featuring several #TexasMusic GRAMMY winners from Sunday evening’s award show, including Beyoncé + Megan Thee Stallion (Houston), Snarky Puppy (Denton), Robert Glasper (Houston), Christopher Theofanidis (Dallas), Sarah Jarosz (Wimberley), Miranda Lambert (Lindale), and more! Listen to the radio program's archive via the Texas Music Mixtape's Mixcloud page.
On Wednesday, March 10th, the Texas Music Office's Texas Music Mixtape celebrated International Women's Day with a show featuring all Texas women artists, from all around the state, including Maggie Lindemann, Sarah Jaffe, Calliope Musicals, Ghost Wolves, Chloe Jobim, and more! LISTEN to the Texas Music Mixtape in real time on KOOP Radio 91.7 FM | HD3 every Wednesday from 2:30 pm CT - 3:00 pm CT, or stream it worldwide via KOOP's web player.
On Wednesday, March 3rd at 2:30pm CT on the TMO's Texas Music Mixtape, program host Marc Fort is joined in conversation by Bevis Griffin, 1 of the 1st glam rockers in TX as the Texas Music Mixtape closes out its #BlackHistoryMonth tribute! Also on today’s Texas Music Mixtape, the show features new music from Texas artists including Riders Against The Storm, Drint, Leon Bridges, Bobby Sessions + Megan Thee Stallion, and more.
This week on the TMO’s Texas Music Mixtape, the program celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth with a show featuring TX artists who have created music which influenced artists and multiple genres not just in the USA, but around the world, including: Ornette Coleman, Big Mama Thornton, Joe Tex, Mickey and the Soul Generation, Geto Boys, Scott Joplin, Freddie King, UGK, and more! LISTEN to the radio program in real time in Austin on KOOP Radio 91.7 FM, or from anywhere in the world by searching for KOOP Radio on TuneIn, Amazon Alexa, or by listening on KOOP’s web player: https://koop.org/listen-live/.