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 Blanchard with his wife Tiya and son Jaxson.

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Every month, NPR Music asks public radio personalities around this country to name a new favorite song and, this month, KOSU featured Oklahoma City natives Skating Polly.

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

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

Today, Matt brings us new music from Sturgill SimpsonCar Seat Headrest, and Youth in Bloom.  

We asked KOSU and Spy hosts to share songs they've been digging over the past month or so.

Below, you'll find music from Mitski, Julien Baker, BJ the Chicago Kid, Sound of Ceres, and more.

Mitski - "Your Best American Girl"

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

Today, Matt explains of Kanye West's new album might top the Billboard chart based mostly on streams, and brings us new music from Mutual Benefit and Moses Sumney.

We're happy to offer several special benefits for KOSU members during the 2016 Spring Membership Drive (taking place between Wednesday, March 30 to Wednesday, April 6).

1. Pledges of $60 ($5/month) will be eligible for the 2016 Keep It Local card.

The Keep It Local card help you discover the best local spots in town by rewarding you with discounts and incentives at locally-owned and locally-loved businesses across the state of Oklahoma.

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

Today, Matt reflects on the passing of Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, and plays new music from Oklahoma musician Parker Millsap and Los Angeles house duo Classixx.

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Oklahoma State University officials introduced their new men’s basketball coach Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater.

Brad Underwood says he can’t promise wins, but he does expect discipline and tenacity from his players.

"I can promise you this: you're not gonna find a group of guys who are gonna take that court every single day work any harder. We're gonna guard, We're gonna rebound. We're gonna make life tough as hell on everybody we play, on every single possession."

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

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

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