News – Texas Music Mixtape
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/.
Join us the TMO's Texas Music Mixtape radio program as we’re joined in conversation by legendary psychedelic noise rock guitarist/producer Paul Leary. We talk about the inspiration he draws from pop culture, his old band the BH Surfers, his new first solo LP release in 30 years “Born Stupid”, & much more! Listen to the Texas Music Mixtape in real time every Wednesday at 2:30 pm CT on KOOP Radio in Austin, TX, or from anywhere in the world via KOOP's web player.
On today's Texas Music Office's Texas Music Mixtape radio program, we interview Lubbock musician/studio owner/living legend Don Caldwell about his work on the Lubbock Music NOW 2020 compilation album, as well as his work on legendary albums by Joe Ely, Terry Allen, the Maines Brothers and many more. Don is on the committee who oversees production of the album, which is a fundraiser for local music programs sponsored by Civic Lubbock Inc. From rock to country, jazz to hip hop, the 2020 Lubbock Music NOW album features 21 songs written and performed by 21 South Plains artists.
On Wed, January 20, the TMO’s Texas Music Mixtape was joined by Red Dirt country music singer/songwriter Cody Canada, MusicFest founder/producer John Dickson, & TMO Director Brendon Anthony to discuss “The Years: a Musicfest Tribute to Cody Canada & the Music of Cross Canadian Ragweed." During the conversation, we learned: the origins of popular destination Texas music fest, how the numerous artist collaborations at the fest come together, & what's the magic formula that keeps artists like Canada, Jamie Lin Wilson, Courtney Patton, Reckless Kelly, Randy Rogers, & countless others coming back each year, performing to capacity crowds that sell-out tickets a year in advance.
On the TMO’s Texas Music Mixtape TODAY, Wed, 1/13 at 2:30 pm CT we featured a few of the recently announced award winners from the 2020 Dallas Observer Music Awards! DFW artists featured include: Jacks Haupt (Best New Artist), Dezi5 (Best Song), Coach Tev (Best EP for “COTY”), Randy McGill and Eclectic (Best Jazz Act), Ottoman Turks (Best Group Act), Larry Gee (Best Pop Act), Power Trip (Best Metal / Hardcore), and Justin Pickard (Best Americana Act). LISTEN every Wednesday in Austin on KOOP Radio 91.7 FM, or from anywhere in the world via TuneIn, Amazon Alexa, or via KOOP’s web player.
On Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 2:30 pm CT on the Texas Music Office's Texas Music Mixtape, we're joined by Austin-based singer-songwriter Molly Burch. We talk with Molly about her new Captured Tracks Records' single “Emotion” (feat. Wild Nothing), what her 2020 pandemic pivot was like, and she gives us a hint at what she has in store for 2021. LISTEN to the Texas Music Mixtape every Wednesday on KOOP Radio 91.7 FM in Austin, or from anywhere in the world via KOOP's web player: https://koop.org/listen-live/.