Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Now Playing Austin 9/7 it's crazy good times!

Taken from Deidre's myspace page

Woah! Another fun show yesterday. The tunes flowed like the Savannah Fountain. It was beautiful! So here's the scoop.

1. Ghostland Observatory - Piano Man
          not so secret show at Trophy's Fri 9/08
2. The Octopus Project - Music Is Happiness
          Emo's Thurs. 9/14
3. The Presets - Girl and the Sea
          Beauty Bar next Sat 9/16
4. Go Nova - Now You Know
          Trophy's Thurs. 9/7
5. The Unbearables - Parking Meter
          Flamingo Cantina Sat 9/9 Misprint Magazine Issue Release party!
6. Peel - Oxford
          End of an Ear Fri. 9/9
7. The Mercers - Sexy Youth
8. The Story Of - Songs for a Friend
          both at Trophy's Sat 9/9
9. Sounds Under Radio - Portrait of a Summer Thief
          Redrum Fri 9/8
10. The Polyphonic Spree - damn, i forgot which song.
11. Pilot Drift - Bubble Craft
12. Tokyo Police Club - Nature of Expierment
          ACL super pre-show! Thurs. 9/14
13. Of Montreal - Know Your Onion (Shins cover)
          The Shins playing ACL aftershow Stubbs Fri. 9/15
14. Gnarls Barkley - Gone Daddy Gone
          Stubbs Wed. 9/13 (free if you're lucky to find the tickets!)

ACL Fest
is next weekend! Crazy good stuff coming to you Thursday! A super special ACL edition of Now Playing Austin. Thursday 3:30-4:30 KOOP 91.7 fm with RgDg.

(rebecca g. and deidre g.)

Not near a radio? Don't live in Austin? Stream it yo! Info here.

Now Playing Austin Playlist 8/31

Taken from Deidre's myspace page

Holy Moses! it was good times.

We had hotties Melicious and Rebellika from the Texas Roller Girls in to talk about their big "Supagroup" bout this Sunday 9/3 at Playland.

And there's SO much going on this weekend. Friday night is INSANE!

So here's the playlist. Click on the band to check out their music.

1. Buttercup - Hello Goodbye
          Thurs. 8/31 Stubbs with Oh No! Oh My!
2. The Channel - Sneaks or Skates (in honor of the roller girls!)
3. Tacks, The Boy Disaster (my new favorite Austin Band!)-Frozen Feet
          both playing Fri. 9/1 at the Parish
4. Faceless Werewolves - My Weakness
5. Horse + Donkey - Riddle
          both playing Fri. 9/1 at Beerland
6. The Lord Henry - Fire on 42nd Street
7. LaLaLand - Phantom
          both bands at Emo's Fri. 9/1 at Emo's (lalaland's cd release!)
8. The Lord Henry - Birthday
          this one was an accident! I meant to play...
9. Snowden - Anti Anti
          Continetal Club Fri. 9/1
10. Bavu Blakes - Southern Man
          Emo's Fri. 9/1
11. RjD2- Good Times Roll
          Free Show at Waterloo Park Sun. 9/3
12. Scratch Acid- Crazy Dan
          Happy 14th Birthday Emo's! Sat. 9/2
We get help from Showlist Austin.

Tune in next Thursday from 3:30 - 4:30 on 91.7 fm
KOOP 'cause Rebecca and I have the goods on a

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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Welcome to our Blogspot

Now Playing Austin
Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Hosts: Rebecca, Deidre and Gina

Now Playing Austin features local music events of local Austin musicians and indie touring bands performing over the weekend and next week. Who’s playing on Red River this week? Where can I hear that new local band? What does this band sound like? Get a pen ready and tune in every Thursday to Now Playing Austin to hear who's playing in Austin, where they play, and what they sound like. Austin is the Live Music Capitol! Tune in to KOOP and support local music and community radio!

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