What’s New Interviews Honk!TX

HONKTX_2018_Promo_GraphicStarting today, HONK!TX 2018 happens in Austin, TX! It’s the 8th year of eclectic marching bands hitting the streets of Austin, bringing smiles wherever they go. This week for KOOP Radio‘s What’s New Radio Show, we go behind the scenes of the organization, talk about how it all began, HONK! Festivals in general, New Orleans street bands, competitive marching bands, the global reach of the genre, and so much more. Check out the whole interview at the links below, & see y’all out there. Thanks!

Website – http://honktx.org/

Interview – https://archive.org/details/WhatsNewInterviewsHonktx

What’s New Interviews Nakia and the Blues Grifters

30127306_10156247258929493_507754713901802411_nFriends! This Sunday, Austin favorite Nakia and the Blues Grifters are celebrating the release of their new 7″ single at Breakaway Records. Be among the first to hear & buy some crisp, rich, shiny new vinyl from the man himself. And partake in some Via 313 Pizza & Austin Beerworks! This week for KOOP Radio‘s What’s New Radio Show, we got to talk with Nakia Reynoso all about the development of his song “Yonder Wall”, recording, working with Black Fret, and catching with The Voice. And his upcoming live album recording! Hear it all that & more at the links below. Thanks!

The single release event this Sunday – https://www.facebook.com/events/634590253546014/
The April 28th live recording show – https://www.facebook.com/events/214732232601943/
The official site – http://nakia.net/

Interview – https://archive.org/details/WhatsNewInterviewsNakiaAndTheBluesGrifters

What’s New Interviews Thunder Road

29541239_2162752083740424_1932821882625589248_nToday on KOOP Radio‘s What’s New Radio Show, I had the real pleasure to speak with Jim Cummings & Ben Wiessner from the film, ‘Thunder Road‘. We got to talk all about filming in Austin, expanding their short into a feature, and having the confidence to take the plunge into doing their own movies. And I got to congratulate the guys on winning the 2018 SXSW Grand Jury Prize Winner for Narrative Feature… Hear the whole thing at the link below. Thanks!

Interview – https://archive.org/details/WhatsNewInterviewJimBenFromThunderRoad

What’s New interviews Mike Lawrence

29540939_2162592137089752_6056766299613167616_nTonight, comedian Mike Lawrence starts a 4-night stay at Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, Tx. And he’s recording it for a future album! Pre-game by listening to this interview Mike did with KOOP Radio‘s What’s New Radio Show talking all about it. Also, get there early to see beloved openers Mac Blake & Nikita Redkar. See y’all out there. Thanks!

Show details – http://www.capcitycomedy.com/events/22030
Interview – https://archive.org/details/WhatsNewInterviewsMikeLawrence


Hey, kids! It’s Wednesday! That means that KOOP Radio’s What’s New Radio Show airs at 8pm CT! And, it’s all about SXSW 2018. Including an interview with Austin’s hottest new band, Black Pumas. Hear it all wherever you are in the world at http://KOOP.org Thanks!

Hear the show archived for two weeks here: http://www.radiofreeamerica.com/show/what-s-new-1-koop-radio

What’s New interviews Sara Houser & Taylor Wilkins

28782933_2145327418816224_2987808679660617728_nFriends! The What’s New Radio Show has returned to KOOP Radio! This week, we talked with Sara Houser of the band Löwin & Taylor Wilkins of Otis the Destroyer! Both bands are longtime Austin favorites and seasoned SXSW participants, so it made sense to ask how they SX and what it means for a local. Check out the whole interview at the link below. Thanks!

Interview – https://archive.org/details/WhatsNewInterviewsSaraHouserTaylorWilkins 

What’s New interviews Raoul Hernandez

28279817_2135507516464881_5937030574270054400_nTonight, SXSW kicks off early with Austin Chronicle‘s Austin Music Awards at ACL Live. The 36th year of the annual celebration of all things Austin music, tonight features the heavy hitting of John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Alejandro Escovedo, The Black Angels, and many more. To whet your appetite, earlier today I got the chance to talk by phone with AC Music Editor & AMA booker Raoul Hernandez to talk about the history of the show & what to expect for KOOP Radio‘s What’s New Radio Show. Stream my interview, Rag Radio’s interview that I helped with, & check the links for more information. Thanks!

Raoul’s bylines at AC – https://www.austinchronicle.com/authors/raoul-hernandez/

Sunday night’s Austin Music Industry Awards – http://music.blog.austin360.com/2018/02/26/record-label-exec-and-sxsw-fixture-craig-stewart-voted-into-austin-music-industry-hall-of-fame/

Details on tonight’s show – 36th Annual Austin Music Awards

AC’s details on tonight – https://www.austinchronicle.com/austin-music-awards/show/

AC’s cover story on tonight. – https://www.austinchronicle.com/music/2018-02-23/feels-like-the-first-time/ 

What’s New’s Interview – https://archive.org/details/WhatsNewInterviewsRaoulHernandez

Rag Radio’s Interview – https://archive.org/details/RagRadio2018-02-23-RaoulHernandez


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