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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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.

KOSU Music
5:50 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

KOSU Music: Ty Segall, Sturgill Simpson & LVL Up

Ty Segall
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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 bring you a new scuzzy rock tune from Ty Segall, a concert review of Sturgill Simpson, and a summer rock jam from LVL Up.


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KOSU Music
5:50 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

KOSU Music: Jenny Lewis, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga & Lil B

Jenny Lewis
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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 bring you a new indie rock tune from Jenny Lewis, the unlikely collaboration of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, and a poignant track and possible breakthrough from Lil B.


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Premiere on Film Row
3:40 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Wink Burcham to Perform in KOSU's OKC Studios

Wink Burcham
Matt Leach

On Friday, August 15 at 8pm, KOSU hosts singer/songwriter Wink Burcham in our Oklahoma City performance studio, as part of Premiere on Film Row.

The Tulsa singer and guitarist plays a mixture of blues and country music, which is exhibited on his 2013 album, Comfortable Shoes.

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

KOSU Music
5:50 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

KOSU Music: Country Funk, Jessie Ware & Joyce Manor

Kenny Rogers and the First Edition
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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 bring you some country funk from the late 60s and early 70s, a downtempo R&B tune from British singer Jessie Ware, and punk rock from California band Joyce Manor.


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Oklahoma Music
4:37 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Names Five Inductees

JJ Cale & Elvin Bishop

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame announced their 2014 class of inductees Tuesday afternoon.

Included in the list are late singer and guitarist J.J. Cale, blues rock guitarist Elvin Bishop, drummer Jim Keltner, drummer Chuck Blackwell, and late blues guitarist Lowell Fulson.

John Fullbright was inducted as a "Rising Star" earlier this year.

Official ceremonies and a concert honoring the inductees will take place on November 1 at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa.

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