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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This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we play a wonderful mixture of blues and southern rock from Los Colognes, touches of soft rock from Destroyer, and light and hazy dance sounds from Yumi Zouma.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we play a track from the new collaborative mixtape of Lil B and Chance the Rapper, the first new song from Roadside Graves in four years, and a glitzy new ballad from Babes.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we have a possible American music breakthrough from Wizkid, some psychedelic rock from Pearl Charles, and a self-reflective tune from Shelf Life.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we have a cascading series of sounds from Night Beds, subdued dream pop from Tulsa band Sports, and catchy, fuzzy pop punk from All Dogs.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we play music from the surprise new Wilco album, hip-hop and house mash-ups from RP Boo, and a funky new song from Thundercat.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we have distorted guitar sounds and low-fi vocals from Yuck, intimate new music from Julia Holter, and a big ol' collaboration from Maximum Balloon, Karen O and Tunde Adebimpe.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

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This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we have a cross-country collaborative jam from Husbands, some new 'dream country' sounds from Widowspeak, and the throbbing techno of Nicolas Jaar.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

Since 2011, one of the ways the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation has dealt with budget cuts has been to close state parks or transfer them to new managers, like tribal governments or nearby towns.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we have new witty country songs from Kacey MusgravesIron and Wine and Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses) covering a Talking Heads song from 1983, and driving bass lines mixed with heavy synth sounds from Superhumanoids.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney.

Today, we have a working class anthem from Philadelphia band Sheer Mag, the clever songwriting of Ashley Monroe, and the mishmash sounds of Sunny & Gabe.

Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @OKmattcarney and @KOSUryan.

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