Ryan LaCroix

All Things Considered Host/Operations Director/Other Stuff

Ryan LaCroix joined KOSU’s staff in 2013 after teaching for four years at ACM@UCO. He has been the co-host of "The Oklahoma Rock Show" since its inception in 2010. Ryan is also a contributing editor for Oklahoma Today magazine, the co-author of two books for the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the owner of the online music hub, OklahomaRock.com. He holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and lives in Norman with his wife Tiya and son Jaxson.

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KOSU Music
5:50 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

KOSU Music: Broncho, U2 & Mapei

Broncho
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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look at the new album from hometown heroes Broncho, the delivery method for the new U2 album, and the debut album by pop singer Mapei.


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Music
7:57 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Wiggle Out Loud: A Music Festival For All

The family music festival Wiggle Out Loud returns for its second year this Sunday at Bicentennial Park in Oklahoma City.

The idea for the festival came from co-founder Chris Wiser, who has seen and played his share of family music festivals as frontman of Oklahoma City kindie rock band Sugar Free Allstars – that’s ‘kid’ and ‘indie’ mashed together. Wiser views last year’s inaugural festival as a massive success.

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KOSU Music
5:50 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

KOSU Music: Aphex Twin, Kendrick Lamar & Kleerup

Aphex Twin
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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look at the first new album from Aphex Twin in thirteen years, a Kendrick Lamar album that is being studied at the university level, and an electropop track from Swedish producer Kleerup.


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Premiere on Film Row
11:20 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Sherree Chamberlain to Perform in KOSU's OKC Studios

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On Friday, September 19 at 8pm, KOSU hosts singer/songwriter Sherree Chamberlain in our Oklahoma City performance studio, as part of Premiere on Film Row.

The Oklahoma City musician plays a mixture of pop and folk music, which is exhibited on her 2014 album, New Skin.

  • For a chance to win tickets to this exclusive event, e-mail us at tickets@kosu.org.

KOSU Music
5:46 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

KOSU Music: Sinkane, ILoveMakonnen & Lucinda Williams

Sinkane
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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look at a new song from Sinkane, a remix of an ILoveMakonnen track (featuring Drake), and a new tune from Lucinda Williams.


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The Mix
2:14 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

The Mix Hosts Matt Stansberry and the Romance & KALO

Matt Stansberry and the Romance
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KOSU, Dunlap Codding and Robot House Creative host The Mix, a  free monthly outdoor concert series in Oklahoma City.

The next edition of the series takes place at 7pm, Thursday, September 11 at DC on Film Row and will feature Oklahoma City pop and soul band Matt Stansberry and the Romance and Oklahoma City blues band KALO.

KOSU Music
5:50 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

KOSU Music: King Tuff, Prince & The Unicorns

King Tuff
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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look at a heavy tune from garage rocker King Tuff, a new track from Prince, and a previously unreleased track from The Unicorns.


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KOSU Music
5:39 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

KOSU Music: Ester Dean, Caribou & J Mascis

Ester Dean

LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look at a 2011 mega pop hit written by Muskogee native Ester Dean, the variety of sounds by Caribou, and the weariness emanating from J Mascis.


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THE BADD35T
2:19 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Kevin Durant Stars in Foot Locker Commercial

Kevin Durant is featured in a new commercial for Foot Locker and Nike.

Watch it below.

Arts & Culture
6:53 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Trailer for Oklahoma Film Rudderless Released

The trailer for Rudderless, which was filmed in Oklahoma City and Guthrie, was released today.

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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