Today: New Pornographers giveaway!

We’re giving away tickets to see The New Pornographers! Image: NPR

Join Justin the Canuck for today’s episode of This Great White North, on which we’ll be giving away two pairs of tickets to see The New Pornographers, playing next Saturday night with Waxahatchee at Stubb’s. To celebrate these icons of the Canadian music scene, we’ll have two sets featuring The New Pornos and some of the other acts associated with them, such as A.C. Newman, Destroyer, Fancey, and Zumpano (to name just a few).

Want more? We’ve got brand new tracks by Brunch Club, Dany Laj & The Looks, The Dirty Nil, Fast Romantics, Hollerado, The Jins, Mediumship, and You’ll Never Get to Heaven. Plus, we’ll even throw in some classics by Dave Monks, Young and Sexy, and Young Galaxy.

Tune in today at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and streaming live at KOOP.org!

July Talk & Austra ticket giveaway!

We’ve got tickets for July Talk (pictured) and Austra! Photo: YouTube

This Friday, you’ve got two chances to win tickets, because we’ll be putting two lucky winners on the guest list to see July Talk (playing Feb. 3 at Sidewinder) and Austra (performing Feb. 4 at Mohawk)! Tune in to This Great White North for your chance to win, along with tracks from the latest releases by both artists!

Along with the ticket giveaway, we’ll be continuing our theme from last week and are bringing you 90 minutes of brand new independent Canadian music. Our show this Friday features—count ’em!—ten Canadian artists never before played on the show, including Adrian Glynn, Debbie SummerDunes, Floor Cry, Garbagio, Heaven & The Ghosts, Jeen, Lonely Parade, Mediumship, and Melrose.

We’ll also be spinning the latest releases by Diamond Mind, Heat, The Hidden Cameras, Japandroids, Mozart’s Sister, and The Sadies. Some favorites by Memoryhouse, Tokyo Police Club, and The Zolas will make an appearance, and we’ll round out our 90 minutes with our Neil Young Song of the Week.

Join Justin the Canuck at 4:30 PM Central for brand new music—and your chance to win—on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org.

Dilly Dally tickets and new music!

Image: Primary Talent
Two lucky listeners will win tickets to see next week’s Dilly Dally show. Image: Primary Talent

This week on the show, we’ll be giving away two pairs of tickets to see Dilly Dally when they open for Grouplove next Friday night at Stubb’s! This is sure to be a huge show—certainly one that you won’t want to miss—so, tune in for your chance to win!

Aside from the tickets, this week’s show will be overflowing with brand new music. We’ve got tunes by many bands never before heard on the show, such as The Archaics, Dories, Fond of Tigers, Kye Plant, and Psychic Fair. Plus, we’ll feature the latest releases by Born Ruffians, Diamond Mind, July Talk, Monomyth, Nancy Pants, The Pack A.D., Single Mothers, Slow Down Molasses, Tokyo Police Club, and Twin River. We’ll be breaking temporarily from our Neil Young countdown to bring you one of Neil’s many protest songs, “Long Walk Home,” and we’ll also work in some Silver Mt. Zion for good measure.

Tune in Friday at 4:30 PM on KOOP Radio—broadcasting live from 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming online, worldwide, at KOOP.org!

King Khan & BBQ Show tix!

Tune in today at 4:30 for your chance to win tickets to see The King Khan & BBQ Show when they play next week!

We’ll also have music by Neil Young, Elliott Brood, The Dead South, Jay Arner, The Guess Who, Young Rival, Islands, Sonic Avenues, Trampoline, Port Juvee, Knots, Death from Above 1979, and more!

Tune in this afternoon on KOOP Radio for your weekly fix of independent Canadian music!

Creepy tracks and DFA 1979 tickets!

Tune in today to win tickets to Death from Above 1979! Image: Last Gang Records
Tune in today to win tickets to Death from Above 1979! Image: Last Gang Records

Today on the show, we’ve got an assortment of spooky Canadian songs to get you in the Halloween mood, plus coveted guest list spots to see Death from Above 1979. They’ll be playing at Stubb’s on Wednesday night, and we’ll be giving those guest list spots to two lucky listeners.

As always, we’ll have our Neil Young Song of the Week (which, this week, is “Opera Star” from Re-ac-tor) and we’ll also feature a brand new track from John K. Samson’s latest solo album, Winter Wheat, released last Friday.

Tune in today at 4:30 PM on KOOP Radio—broadcasting live from 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming online, worldwide, at KOOP.org!