The Awkward Off Radio Show to return to KVRX!

August 15, 2010

After a summer hiatus, The Awkward Off radio show will return to KVRX. Stay tuned here and to www.kvrx.org for details about the new fall on-air schedule!

KVRX Summer Concert Series

August 15, 2010

KVRX is hosting a concert series at the United States Art Authority. Shows feature local acts and artwork and are very very cheap. If you missed the July 30th show, have no fear–there are two more in the series.

Mark your calendars for August 27th and September 17th.

Here’s the details for the next installment (August 27th)

When: Friday, August 27th
Where: United States Art Authority

$5 General Admission, $7 With KVRX T-Shirt or Local Live CD
Doors open at 6PM


We’ll have two stages featuring lots of nice, juicy acts:

MaryAnn and the Revival Band (outside) 630PM- http://www.myspace.com/maryannandtheshakyhands
Becca and the Blancos (outside) 715PM- http://www.myspace.com/beccaandtheblancos
STUNTS (outside) 845PM- http://www.myspace.com/wearestunts
Wiretree (outside) 930PM- http://www.myspace.com/wiretree
Daniel Francis Doyle (inside) 830PM- http://www.myspace.com/danielfrancisdoyle
Bali Yaaah (inside) 930PM- http://www.myspace.com/baliyaaah
Wave Hands Like Clouds (inside) 1030PM- http://www.myspace.com/whlcs
Gobi (inside) 1130AM- http://www.myspace.com/gobi
Missions (inside) 1230AM- http://www.myspace.com/missionsinspace


We’ll also have lots of artwork on display sponsored by 512 Unscripted and Deep in the Art of Texas.

New KVRX Pages!

August 15, 2010

KVRX is getting its grubby little fingers all over the internet. If you can’t get enough of Austin’s only student-run radio station, there’s a new Facebook, YouTube, and Flickr account to feast your eyes upon!

KVRX Facebook (there is already a “KVRX-ers” group for DJs and volunteers, but this new group is for everyone)

KVRX YouTube (check out live concert footage and KVRX interviews in video form)

KVRX Flicker (want to see if you got caught on camera at a KVRX event? here’s the place to check)

Radio Show 4.22.2010

April 22, 2010

With the new radio voice of guest DJ Bobby, I went through some of my record store day finds. Bobby brought in a few tracks to play, and we also sampled some from the new music bin. We explored some of the bands playing this weekend’s Austin Psych Fest 3 and gave away Sunday tickets to the festival.

Radio Playlist 4.22.2010

The Apples in Stereo–Dream About the Future

Ted Leo–The Oldest House (Record Store Day Exclusive)

The Thermals–Separate (Record Store Day Exclusive)

Love is All–Repetition

The Eastern Sea–The Name

The Vandelles–Bad Volcano (live at KVRX)

The Black Angels–The First Vietnamese War

Bonnie Prince Billy and the Cairo Gang–The Sounds Are Always Begging

Silver Pines–Baby Universe (unreleased track-live at KVRX)

Beats Antique–Roustabout (Bassnectar Remix)

Javelin–We Ah Wi

El Guincho–Fata Morgana

Cold Cave–Love Comes Close

Beach House–Walk in the Park

Listen to “The Awkward Off” Thursdays 1AM-2AM (cst) at 91.7 FM in Austin, TX or online at www.kvrx.org worldwide.

Radio Show 4.15.2010

April 18, 2010

I had my friend Alejandro in the studio today as a guest-DJ. It just so happened to be his birthday.

Playlist for 4.15.2010

Citay–Careful With that Hat?

Yeasayer–The Children

Goro Yamaguchi–Sokaku-Reiko

Headdress–Blanket of Golden Fields (live at KVRX)

Oh No Ono–The Tea Party

Local Natives–Sun Hands

Bright Eyes–Love I Don’t Have to Love

John Vanderslice–Tremble and Tear

La Vida Boheme–Radio Capital

Portastatic–Through With People

The Sour Notes–One Word Emotions

Beach House–Turtle Island

Listen to “The Awkward Off” Thursdays 1AM-2AM (cst) at 91.7 FM in Austin, TX or online at www.kvrx.org worldwide.

Tonight: KVRX Digitizing Benefit at Karibu

April 9, 2010

KVRX is putting on a show to raise money for the digitization of our archives. KVRX Austin has a wealth of recordings that need to be preserved, so we are transferring everything to a digital library. Come out and support your local radio station!

Entry will be $5 and you’ll be able to see:
8 PM DJ Diane
9 PM What on Earth
10 PM Reverse X Rays
11 PM Zorch
12 AM Sunset

Don’t forget, Karibu has yummy Ethiopian food and a FULL BAR! So come enjoy the music and help out your favorite radio station!

Radio Show 4.8.2010

April 8, 2010

The Bundles–Pirates Declare War

Quasi–Little White Horse

Ume–Pendulum

Let’s Wrestle–My Arms Don’t Bend That Way, Damn It!

Follow that Bird!–The Only Silence (Live at KVRX)

Excepter–Ask

Caribou–Odessa

Juana Molina–Un Dia

Toro y Moi–Low Shoulder

Yeasayer–Ambling Alp

Clem Snide–Denise

The National–Bloodbuzz Ohio

Mum–If I Were a Fish

Listen to “The Awkward Off” Thursdays 1AM-2AM (cst) at 91.7 FM in Austin, TX or online at www.kvrx.org worldwide.

Radio Show 4.1.2010

April 1, 2010

Twin Tigers–Everyday

T Bird and the Breaks–Witness (Live at KVRX)

Sleigh Bells–Crown on the Ground

Here We Go Magic–Collector

Broken Social Scene–Stars and Sons

Holly Miranda–Slow Burn Treason

Frightened Rabbit–Nothing Like You

Jeff the Brotherhood–U Got the Look

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists–The Mighty Sparrow

Radar Brothers–Quarry

Christy Azuma & Uppers International–Din Ya Sugri

She & Him–Brand New Shoes

Obits–Third Time (Live at KVRX)

Superchunk–Crossed Wires (Demo)

Listen to “The Awkward Off” Thursdays 1AM-2AM (cst) at 91.7 FM in Austin, TX or online at www.kvrx.org worldwide.

KVRX/Chrontorage Show Tonight at the Parish

April 1, 2010

It seems like KVRX is putting on a show in Austin almost every week.

It’s because we love you guys.

Your friends at KVRX and Chrontourage are co-hosting a show this very evening (Thursday April 1st) at The Parish (214-C East 6th Street).

The show is $8, and you’ll be able to see Wiretree, Leatherbag, and Hollywood Gossip.

Click here for more information on the show!

Radio Show 3.25.2010

March 29, 2010

Back at the board from the whirlwind of South By Southwest, I threw on some of my favorite acts from the festival. I also spun some new tracks off of the KVRX Local Live Vol. 14 (for sale at www.kvrx.org). Thanks to everyone that listened and called in!

Playlist for 3.25.10

School Police–Youth Brow (Live at KVRX)

Rogue Wave–Sleepwalker

The Very Best–Dinosaur on the Ark

The Besnard Lakes–Albatross

Washed Out–Feel It All Around

Local Natives–World

Blue Scholars–Bananas (Live at KVRX)

Kid Sister–Right Hand Hi

Man or Astro-man?–Mermaid Love

Les Savy Fav–What Would Wolves Do?

No Mas Bodas–Elefante

Teenage Fanclub–Dumb Dumb Dumb

Pierced Arrows–Tripped Out

Miles Kurosky–I Can’t Swim

Listen to “The Awkward Off” Thursdays 1AM-2AM (cst) at 91.7 FM in Austin, TX or online at www.kvrx.org worldwide.


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