Other Side Drive This Week

This is it, you guys. This is the final full week of Other Side Drive for the spring of 2013. It is bittersweet because summer needs to be here now, but this’ll be the last time I write about all the goodness that each week has planned for our awesome listeners. I’m sure from here on out, this blog will only be getting better and better (whatever platform it ends up on) so keep track of what’s going on both here and on ktsw.net! I digress– so now it is time to head into week three of MR Fest bands … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Here it is, week two of in-studios full of MR Fest bands. This Monday, Reyna and Stephanie will have The Sour Notes in the studio! These guys are from Austin, Texas and have a dreamy pop sound and a major D.I.Y. approach to their art–taking care of everything like creating and releasing albums to booking over a hundred shows and going on multiple tours. They’ve played with such acts as Wavves and Daniel Johnston so tune in and see what these guys are about! Harrison and Anyssa will have The Lennings in the studio on Tuesday. This MR Fest band … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor I’ve got two words for you guys this week: MR Fest. The week is FULL of in-studios from bands on the line-up so let’s get started. First up this week, Reyna and Stephanie will be talking to Austin’s Wiretree! This four-piece band has an indie-pop sound and has collected numerous praises from different music medias including KLRU and Blurt Magazine. They’ll be on at 4:30! Next up, The Lower Class is  in the studio! This Texas-based hip-hop trio has graced us with their sound during KTSW’s Lunchbox event and is currently working toward releasing a deluxe edition … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Hey guys! We’re coming up on the awesome two-day event we like to call MR Fest and as such, Other Side Drive is going to be prepping you on all the great music you’ll be getting to check out live (and for free) in a few weeks! This Tuesday, we’ll have Leopold and His Fiction in the studio! This band started with Detroit-native Daniel James who toured the country and met musicians who were down with the bluesy-punk sound James was creating. The vocals are incredibly raw in the best way and the music is … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

By Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Here’s what Other Side Drive has for you this week! This Tuesday, we’ll have Language Room in the studio! This fourpiece from Austin has done some big things since first forming in 2007, including independently releasing two excellently-reviewed EPs. Tune in at 5:30 p.m. to hear more about these guys! Other Side Drive is going to be quite busy over Spring Break interviewing tons of great musicians that will be performing all over Austin for South by Southwest! As such, we won’t be on this Friday but rest assured there will be some great … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

By Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Here’s to taking a break from studying for that first onslaught of exams! While you take that break, you should tune into Other Side Drive all this week because there is a LOT of awesome going on and you won’t want to miss any of it! Monday is the start of TONS of ticket giveaways! We’ll be giving out tickets to He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister, performing at the Parish in Austin, Texas on February 22. We’ll also start the ticket giveaway for Graveyard with The Shrine at Emo’s East in Austin on February … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor We’ve got a week full of bands and awesome coming your way on Other Side Drive this week, so let’s get right to it! This Monday, your hosts Stephanie and Reyna are bringing you two in-studios! First they’ll be talking to Austin’s Holy Wave! This five-member band hails from El Paso and plays a psychedelic, surf-rock sound that you can just get lost in. They’ve got some tracks here so check that out and then tune in Monday to learn more about this awesome band! The second in-studio is with The Rocketboys, a great indie … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Hey, listeners of awesome radio! Here’s your look ahead at what’s coming up during Other Side Drive! Tuesday, Anyssa and Harrison will have Papper K in the studio. She is the owner-operator of Lion’s Tooth Productions which is putting on the HeARTS Aware Festival. This is a two-day festival and benefit that showcases art of all forms–including music, visual, photography, jewelry-making, sculpting and more. Half of the funds received from tickets will go to The Amala Foundation and The Resonance Project and the other half will go back to the artists. Check out the event … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Hey you guys, here’s your preview for what we’ve got coming up this week on Other Side Drive! Monday, Reyna and Stephanie will be talking to Dianne McGabe who will fill you in on the major spring Common Experience event– the week-long visit from members of the Drepung Loseling Monastery. From the Common Experience website: “The Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc. in Atlanta is dedicated to the study and preservation of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of wisdom and compassion. Drepung Loseling provides a sanctuary for nurturing inner peace, community understanding, and global healing. To begin their … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Hey there ladies and gents! Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend but now it is time for you to find out what’s coming up on Other Side Drive. The first in-studio of the week will be Wednesday with your hosts Halie and Charlie chatting with SUN & MOON! This Austin band is two guys with a rock/reggae sound that brings to mind acts like Sublime and Ratatat. These guys are bringing their driving beats and intense guitar work to KTSW’s Back-to-School Bash but be sure to tune in and check them out first on Other Side … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Hey everybody! Hope you all had an amazing winter break but now it’s about that time…classes, homework and your favorite radio program — Other Side Drive! Here’s some of what you can look forward to this week! Monday, Other Side Drive will be talking with members of The Shady Rest Band. This is a folk/bluegrass four-piece from Austin, they have an album out and are now working on an EP titled woolymammothsasquatch. These guys have toured all over the country and even opened for Bob Dylan when he played the Whitewater Amphitheater two summers ago! … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Hey guys! We’ve got a super short week (literally, one day) of Other Side Drive so here’s what we’re bringing you.   First up, we’ll be giving away tickets to the My Education CD release party! This show takes place next Friday (December 30th) in Austin and includes the likes of Digital Antique, The Clouds Are Ghosts, and Silent Land Time Machine. It looks to be an awesome show so tune in for a chance to win tickets! Stay tuned in to hear the second part of our two-part special edition of On The Other … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor Hey guys, so this is your preview to what is coming up this week! No time to lose. First and foremost, Tuesday is Election Day! I hope everyone is registered and ready to vote this year, or perhaps you already voted? Tune in to Other Side Drive to get some great music and segments–call us up and request a song if you’d like! Make sure to stay tuned to KTSW 89.9 after Other Side Drive for extensive local coverage of the election–the News Department will keep you informed and up-to-the-minute on races both in San … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Third Thursday @ Triple Crown

By Valerie Gomez KTSW Photo/Video Blogger On the third Thursday of every month, KTSW puts on a little something called Third Thursday. It’s a free show with great line-ups, free pizza and it’s overall a grand ol’ time. Back in September, Third Thursday showcased the talents of The Sweet Nuthin’, Dovetail, and The Couch and the event was part of KTSW Promotions’ Fun Fun Fun Fest Ticket Giveaway. The other two puzzle pieces were given out at our Lunchbox Concert at the beginning of September (expect a video/post about our Lunchbox concert series soon!) and during College Radio Day. This most … Continue reading Third Thursday @ Triple Crown

Other Side Drive This Week

By Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor It’s a new week and thus it is time for me to let you all know what you’ll be hearing on Other Side Drive! Just a friendly reminder: aside from the in-studio music performances and interviews with people involved in all kinds of cool stuff, Other Side Drive has great segments every day of the week for your listening pleasure. It’s also a request block so call us up with your requests! A quick final note: Other Side Drive does get last-minute awesomeness every now and then so be sure to tune in all … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

By Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributor I ran a little late with this one but here it is– your preview at the week ahead on Other Side Drive. Let’s dive right in. My Empty Phantom will be in the studio with Halie and Charlie on Monday at 4:30! My Empty Phantom is actually one guy — Jesse Beaman, and he plays and loops several instruments to create an awesome sound. He is currently on a US and European tour and will be stopping by to talk with us so stay tuned for that. The in-studios continue with Major Major Major … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week

Other Side Drive This Week

Valerie Gomez Social Media Contributer Hey guys, it’s a new week so here’s the info on what we’ve got coming up for you. Monday, Halie and Charlie will be talking with Alex Vogt and Colin Bromley from The Bike Cave. According to their website, The Bike Cave ” offers low cost tubes and patch kits to allow for on-site tire and tube repairs; work stands for easy bicycle maintenance and repair; basic and specialized bike tools; knowledgeable staff, and training opportunities for those who want to learn how to maintain and repair their bicycles.” Tuesday, hosts Anyssa Bohanan and Harrison … Continue reading Other Side Drive This Week