Ryan LaCroix http://kosu.org en KOSU Music: Shabazz Palaces, Merchandise & Courtney Barnett http://kosu.org/post/kosu-music-shabazz-palaces-merchandise-courtney-barnett <p><a href="http://newsok.com/entertainment/lookatokc" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">LOOKatOKC</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan&nbsp;</span>LaCroix<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on&nbsp;</span>KOSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><div><p>Today, we bring you a different take on hip-hop from <a href="http://www.shabazzpalaces.com/" target="_blank">Shabazz Palaces</a>, a decidedly-sharp turn toward pop music from <a href="http://4ad.com/artists/merchandise" target="_blank">Merchandise</a>, and the clever wordplay of <a href="http://courtneybarnett.com.au/" target="_blank">Courtney Barnett</a>.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:50:44 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5412 at http://kosu.org KOSU Music: Shabazz Palaces, Merchandise & Courtney Barnett The Mix Hosts Kyle Reid and the Low Swingin' Chariots & Idabel http://kosu.org/post/mix-hosts-kyle-reid-and-low-swingin-chariots-idabel <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">KOSU,&nbsp;<a href="http://dunlapcodding.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">Dunlap&nbsp;Codding</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.robothousecreative.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">Robot House Creative</a>&nbsp;host&nbsp;<strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/themixokc" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">The Mix</a></strong>, a &nbsp;free monthly outdoor concert series in Oklahoma City.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The next edition of the series takes place at 7pm,&nbsp;Thursday, August 14 at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dcfilmrow.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">DC on Film Row</a>&nbsp;and will feature Norman&nbsp;zydeco&nbsp;band <a href="http://www.kylereidmusic.com/" target="_blank">Kyle Reid and the Low Swingin' Chariots</a>&nbsp;and Oklahoma City three-piece folk band&nbsp;<a href="http://www.idabelmusic.com/" target="_blank">Idabel</a>.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:09:21 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5309 at http://kosu.org The Mix Hosts Kyle Reid and the Low Swingin' Chariots & Idabel KOSU Music: Broncho, Christopher Owens & Georgia Anne Muldrow http://kosu.org/post/kosu-music-broncho-christopher-owens-georgia-anne-muldrow <p><a href="http://newsok.com/entertainment/lookatokc" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">LOOKatOKC</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan&nbsp;</span>LaCroix<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on&nbsp;</span>KOSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><div><p>Today, we bring you a new song from Norman band <a href="http://bronchoband.com/" target="_blank">Broncho</a>, a country turn for <a href="http://www.christopherowensonline.com/" target="_blank">Christopher Owens</a>, and <a href="http://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaAnneMuldrow" target="_blank">Georgia Anne </a><a href="http://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaAnneMuldrow" target="_blank">Muldrow</a>'s debut as a rapper.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:50:00 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5076 at http://kosu.org KOSU Music: Broncho, Christopher Owens & Georgia Anne Muldrow Carter Sampson to Perform in KOSU's OKC Studios http://kosu.org/post/carter-sampson-perform-kosus-okc-studios <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Friday, July 18 at&nbsp;</span>8pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;</span>KOSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;hosts singer/songwriter <a href="http://www.cartersampson.net/" target="_blank"><strong>Carter Sampson</strong></a> in</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> our Oklahoma City performance studio, as part of&nbsp;</span><a href="https://twitter.com/PremiereOKC" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Premiere on Film Row</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></div><div><br><br></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Oklahoma City singer is <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cartersampson/carter-sampsons-new-studio-record-and-acoustic-ep" target="_blank">currently raising funds</a> for a new studio album and acoustic EP.</span></div><div><ul><li>For a chance to win tickets to this exclusive event, e-mail us at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:tickets@kosu.org?subject=I%20want%20tickets%20to%20see%20John%20Calvin!">tickets@kosu.org</a>.</li></ul></div><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="325" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/UdJjP3-ZLt4?rel=0" width="578"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:26:14 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5016 at http://kosu.org Carter Sampson to Perform in KOSU's OKC Studios Thunder Signs Shooting Ace Anthony Morrow http://kosu.org/post/thunder-signs-shooting-ace-anthony-morrow <div><a href="http://www.nba.com/thunder/" target="_blank">The Oklahoma City Thunder</a>&nbsp;have agreed to terms with guard <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Morrow" target="_blank">Anthony Morrow</a>, according to <em><a href="http://newsok.com/okc-thunder-anthony-morrow-agrees-to-sign-with-thunder/article/4988406" target="_blank">The Oklahoman</a></em>.</div><br><br><div>Morrow, who played for New Orleans last season, has career averages of 10.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game in six NBA seasons. He helps fill a void created when starting shooting guard Thabo Sefolosha signed with the Atlanta Hawks after becoming a free agent.</div> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:05:10 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5015 at http://kosu.org Woody Guthrie is a Punk Rocker http://kosu.org/post/woody-guthrie-punk-rocker <div>Folk performers like John Fullbright, Terri Hendrix and the son of Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, are set to play the 17th edition of <a href="http://woodyguthrie.com" target="_blank">the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival</a>, which continues today through Sunday in the tiny eastern Oklahoma town of Okemah.</div><div><br />&nbsp;</div><div>Mitch Gilliam traces the pioneering influence of Woody Guthrie on today’s punk-folk vagabond musicians.</div><div> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:36:07 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 4925 at http://kosu.org Woody Guthrie is a Punk Rocker WYNC Features Oklahoma's John Fullbright http://kosu.org/post/wync-features-oklahomas-john-fullbright <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">WNYC's <a href="http://soundcheck.wnyc.org/story/john-fullbright-in-studio/" target="_blank">Soundcheck</a> featured Oklahoma musician&nbsp;<a href="http://www.johnfullbrightmusic.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">John Fullbright</a>&nbsp;on their show yesterday. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:22:33 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5214 at http://kosu.org WYNC Features Oklahoma's John Fullbright KOSU Music: Strand of Oaks, Cosmostanza, Disclosure & Sam Smith http://kosu.org/post/kosu-music-strand-oaks-cosmostanza-disclosure-sam-smith <p><a href="http://newsok.com/entertainment/lookatokc" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">LOOKatOKC</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan&nbsp;</span>LaCroix<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on&nbsp;</span>KOSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. This week, we're also joined by Nathan Poppe, the entertainment editor for <em>The Oklahoman</em>.</span></p><div><p>Today, we bring you a new throwback tune from <a href="http://strandofoaks.net/" target="_blank">Strand of Oaks</a>, punk and noise from Oklahoma City band <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cosmostanza" target="_blank">Cosmostanza</a>, and a remix of a <a href="http://disclosureofficial.com/" target="_blank">Disclosure</a> song, featuring <a href="http://samsmithworld.com/" target="_blank">Sam Smith</a>.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:50:00 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 4752 at http://kosu.org KOSU Music: Strand of Oaks, Cosmostanza, Disclosure & Sam Smith KOSU Music's Top 5 Songs of 2014 (So Far) http://kosu.org/post/kosu-musics-top-5-songs-2014-so-far <div><a href="http://newsok.com/entertainment/lookatokc" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">LOOKatOKC</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan&nbsp;</span>LaCroix<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on&nbsp;</span>KOSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></div><div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p>This week, we count down the top five songs of 2014 (so far), including tunes from Canadian band <a href="http://www.timbertimbre.com/" target="_blank">Timber Timbre</a>, country musician&nbsp;<a href="http://sturgillsimpson.com/" target="_blank">Sturgill Simpson</a>, noise-pop singer&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thefuturesvoid.net/" target="_blank">EMA</a>, Oklahoma City band&nbsp;<a href="http://www.colourmusic.net/" target="_blank">Colourmusic</a>, and art rocker&nbsp;<a href="http://ilovestvincent.com/" target="_blank">St. Vincent</a>.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:45:39 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 4492 at http://kosu.org KOSU Music's Top 5 Songs of 2014 (So Far) Wanda and Elvis: The Queen and the King http://kosu.org/post/wanda-and-elvis-queen-and-king <p>About 60,000 people are expected in downtown Oklahoma City this weekend for the first <a href="http://okcfest.com/" target="_blank">OKC Fest</a>.&nbsp; It’s a festival designed to feature the revitalized Oklahoma City and highlight local and national musicians.&nbsp; Peformers include national country artists Dierks Bentley and Lady Antebellum and also some local artists including John Moreland and the queen of Rockabilly, <a href="http://www.wandajackson.com/" target="_blank">Wanda Jackson</a>.</p><p>Here’s a story on Wanda from This Land Press:&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:36:22 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 4334 at http://kosu.org Wanda and Elvis: The Queen and the King