Youth Spin - KOOP 91.7 FM

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  • Location: Austin, Texas

Hey, we're Youth Spin. Youth Spin is a group of high school students who all love to produce good youth radio! Our show is crewed by teens, high-school age and under, and we broadcast in Austin, Texas on 91.7 FM KOOP (and we stream online through koop.org), on Fridays from 6-7pm every week. Youth Spin is a nationally recognized youth radio program run under the auspices of KOOP radio and the Griffin School. High School students from all over Austin and the surrounding area have taken part in this unique, radio program. Our pieces are varied: they range from collages of several short pieces to long features to commentaries, series, and interviews. We enjoy all types of writing for radio, though we also enjoy playing some of our favorite songs in between pieces. We hope you like our pieces and we hope you all enjoy hearing the news from a teen perspective. :)

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13 Pieces

In this series, Connor reviews every studio album (and two compilations) that The Cure have ever released, chronologically mapping their development and history.

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10 Pieces

Interviews done by Joey Valdez of Youth Spin with musicians that come through Austin, Texas.

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In this series, Connor talks about different American cities and discusses a past or present event that relates to how local music scenes interact with government and politics.

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The following number of audio files is a series on the historic array of video game consoles by Nintendo. Author - Caleb Adams

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The following number of audio files is a series on the historic array of video game consoles by Nintendo.

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Learn about the numerous video game systems produced by the company Nintendo.

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A two-part series of pieces about how Barack Obama used popular music and how popular music responded to the times of Barack Obama.

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5 Pieces

Sonic Youth IDs are little snippets of life that are sometimes ordinary and sometimes extraordinary. Mixed with sounds and soundtracks these are cute pieces about life and our spinners.

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Sports Buzz is one of the nations only youth-centric sports show about the sporting world. Tune in for all the major controversies and highlights of the baseball, football, soccer, and sporting world.

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3 Pieces

A series trying to explore straight edge; who straight edgers are, why they are straight edge, and what straight edge is.


Pieces

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An interview with well-known emo/indie rock band The Academy Is...

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: May 18, 2007
  • Length: 07:55
  • Purchases: 1
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An Interview With Poster Artist Clint Wilson

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: May 18, 2007
  • Length: 05:14
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 18, 2007
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Exploring what Straight Edge is; from its start in the 1980s hardcore scene to the fragmented movement it is today and everywhere in between.

Bought by YouthCast, KUNM, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Apr 16, 2007
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 3
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An interview with much-loved art-punks The Matches about touring, art, music, and tons more!

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Mar 21, 2007
  • Length: 15:19
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with fast-rising emo-rockers Cute Is What We Aim For about their sound, music and the internet, and a lot more!

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Mar 21, 2007
  • Length: 09:05
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with emo rock band The Early November about their latest triple-disc album, their sound, their favorite bands, and lots more!

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jan 15, 2007
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with well-known indie synth rockers The Faint about their music, their past, their name, thai food, and more!

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jan 15, 2007
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 1
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An Interview with the synth-rock band HelloGoodbye. In this interview, members of HelloGoodbye talk about bus boredom, their latest record, and muc...

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jan 15, 2007
  • Length: 08:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Canadian rockers Islands give us the inside scoop about their name, their sound, and much more!

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Nov 29, 2006
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 1