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Bobcat Baseball 2023 Recap

By Daven Meredith Sports Reporter The University of Louisiana defeated Texas State 12-6 in an elimination game for the Sun Belt tournament title in Montgomery, Alabama, ending their 2023 season.    The Bobcats finished (36-23) overall and 17-13 in the conference play, placing them fifth behind the Ragin Cajuns in the Sun Belt.    The Bobcats are on the outside looking in on their second chance at a College World […]

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Concert Review

Fresh Meat: Dollhouse, Killer Tits, Vice In The Doorway, The Jeans and Lid

By Lillian Jones  Local Music Director  On Sunday, May 21st, Bluekeys Magazine presented their “Fresh Meat” event at Mohawk in Austin, giving a platform to newly developed bands. The lineup was a whiplash of genres ranging from shoegaze to hardcore punk/screamo from young and passionate artists. Friends, family and Austin locals sold out the event to support the up-and-coming bands.   Dollhouse Luckily for me, I was able to score […]

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Ten Songs By Local Artists To Add To Your Summer Playlist

By Lillian Jones Local Music Director As you celebrate the end of the semester, with the temperature rising and the bugs becoming more apparent, there’s only one question to ask yourself – who just made the song of the summer? Luckily for you, you won’t have to tap through your old high school SoundCloud rapper's Snapchat story to find the song of the summer because I have curated 10 songs […]

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Jamie plays guitar in cream knitted sweater and skirt. Róisín (center) holds microphone wearing pink floral babydoll dress.

Concert Review

SXSW: Irish Band M(H)AOL on Political Advocacy and Songwriting

By Ashley Farnie Assistant Music Director Last year I spent my summer studying abroad in Cork, Ireland, as you know if you have kept up with my writing! Before embarking on the international journey, my professor recommended a post-punk show in Kinsale that I immediately requested coverage for. You can read about my first time seeing M(H)AOL perform here!   The band traveled to Austin this spring for South by […]

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Levi Wells #25 makes his way through the tunes of his fellow teammates as he gets the start on the mound for Fridays opener against the Gerogia State Panthers.


Bobcats Bounce Panthers in Game One

By Daven Meredith Sports Reporter Bobcats left fielder Jose Gonzalez homers as the Bobcats defeat the Georgia State Panthers in game one of their three-game series 8-7 at Bobcat Ballpark.   Gonzalez hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to give the Bobcats their first lead of the game, and the eventual win. Improving their record to (31-16) on the season and (13-9) in Sun Belt play. […]

todayMay 10, 2023 34 2

The photo shows Karly Hartzman of Wednesday performing on the outdoor stage at Mohawk. The photo is not fully in focus, giving it a wispy effect. The photo is a deep blue and pink color.

Concert Review

Wednesday with Cryogeyser at Mohawk Austin

By Maddy Lehr Music Journalist When I heard the news that Wednesday was going on tour and making a stop in Austin, I knew at that moment that I had to be there. As one of my favorite bands ever, I was so honored to have seen them live. To make matters even better, they toured with Cryogeyser, another insanely amazing band.     When I arrived, there was a […]

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Bobcat Radio

Bobcat Radio: Bobcat Baseball Sweeps Georgia State Panthers & NBA Second Round Madness

In this Monday edition of Bobcat Radio, the crew of Koby Jackson, Paxton Graf, Joey Gonzales and Beau Kelly discuss Bobcat Softball finishing the regular season with a series win against James Madison, Bobcat Baseball's home series sweep Georgia State trying to get an NCAA tournament berth, Rattler Baseball advancing to the area round and the highlights from the second round of the NBA playoffs! Catch BCR every Monday, Wednesday, […]

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Austin Psych Fest 2023 Playlist

By Maddy Lehr Music Journalist Austin Psych Fest debuted in 2008 before its name changed to “Levitation” in 2015. Since then, Levitation has taken over the psych rock scene in Austin. For the first time in eight years, Austin Psych Fest was resurrected this past April. The iconic festival did not disappoint, showcasing artists such as Melody’s Echo Chamber and Austin’s own, The Black Angels. I have curated a playlist […]

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Album Review

Album Review: Yebba’s Dawn

By Michael Ybarra  Music Journalist    Yebba, otherwise known as Abigail Smith, careened into her music career on a Sofar stage. It was a small performance, just her and her guitarist playing a steady riff, but the audience was starstruck. Yebba’s unique agility, breathy vocal quality and intensely vulnerable lyricism left the room hooting and hollering. Even after five minutes, Yebba had them in the palm of her hand.    […]

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Concert Review

Sunday at Austin Psych Fest 2023

By McKenzie McGuire Assistant Music Director   Before this year I had never heard of Austin Psych Fest. After seeing the eye-catching lineup and watching The Black Angels play at SXSW, I knew I had to find a way to attend the festival. The Black Angels were on the ticket for Saturday of the festival so unfortunately I didn’t get to see them again, but I was still thrilled to […]

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Run River North’s album “Drinking from a Salt Pond.” The album cover is orange and has the band’s name in white text.


AANHPI Artists to Add to Your Playlist This Month

By Hannah Walls Culture Assistant May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) heritage month, and what better way to celebrate than by listening to some tunes from AANHPI artists? Here are five artists to check out this month to honor the incredible musical contributions and influence of the AANHPI community. Araya I found Araya last year as a music reviewer for KTSW, and I’ve been in love with […]

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Rock By Southwest

By Alfredo Camacho Music Journalist The city of Austin hosts many creative artists, events and general outlets that many people of any background can genuinely enjoy. A big well-known popular event that the city hosts is referred to as South by Southwest which includes a large variety of music, film and interactive media which usually participates in March. This large attraction brings in a storm of people who come from […]

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Concert Review

Concert Review: Cartier God with Coldhart, Yawns, i9bonsai, Hi-C, Lil Yawh, and Yung Mijita

By Julianna Hemenway Music Journalist   It finally happened – I saw Cartier God live in Austin at Mohawk! The lineup for this show was full of familiar faces including Yung Mijita, Lil Yawh,, i9bonsai, Hi-C, Yawns, and Coldhart.  Cartier God is a part of Reptilian Club Boyz and FuturisticIdeaz and has collaborated with artists like Bladee doing experimental cloud rap. I’ve been a huge fan of Cartier God for […]

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Downsides of Social Media & Streaming Services

By: Savannah Lopez Blog Content Contributor With all the drama surrounding the app, TikTok, it has got me and a lot of my friends thinking about its actual purpose. I will spend hours scrolling TikTok or Instagram when I’m bored instead of doing something more meaningful in my spare time. I feel like quick viewing social media like TikTok and Instagram have shortened my attention span. In fact, I think […]

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Band of the Week

Band of the Week: The Push and Shove

By Harriet Bernard Local Music Journalist  With Austin being one of the most recognizable music capitals of the world, many artists – both young and old – find their way into its lively music scene. While some artists are just getting started with their music careers, others have been in the game for years. Austin-based The Push and Shove is a five-piece band. Coming from differing musical backgrounds, each of […]

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Bobcat Radio

Bobcat Radio: Bobcats Wild Win Over Old Dominion & Steph’s 50 Point Game Seven

In this Monday edition of Bobcat Radio, the crew of Koby Jackson and JP Flanagan discuss Bobcat Baseball's extra inning series clincher, Bobcat Softball's offensive win over Marshall , NFL Draft Recap and previews of Suns vs Nuggets and Heat vs Knicks series! Catch BCR every Monday, Wednesday and Friday! Live on KTSW 89.9!

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Bobcat Radio

Bobcat Radio: Softball Facing #18 Baylor & NBA 3-1 leads

In this Wednesday edition of Bobcat Radio, the crew of Koby Jackson, Taylor Cuen, Thomas Terry and Orlando Smart discuss Bobcat Baseball's win over Prairie View A&M, Bobcat Softball's series sweep over ULM Warhawks ahead of Baylor and NBA First round madness! Catch BCR every Monday, Wednesday and Friday! Live on KTSW 89.9!

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Texas State Baseball Player in maroon, Peyton Zabel (24), winds up a pitch


Bobcats Knock Out Panthers, 7-2, Tuesday

By Kyle Owen Sports Reporter Junior shortstop Davis Powell (8) went four-for-five at the plate with three runs batted in, including a solo home run in the first inning as Texas State baseball (27-15) defeated the Prairie View A&M University Panthers (16-24), 7-2, Tuesday night at Bobcat Ballpark in San Marcos, Texas. Powell, on the season, leads the Bobcats in hits (50), runs (37), and boasts nearly a .100 average […]

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: A red guitar in the center of black paint splatters and geometric inked patterns.


The Best Rock Movies of All Time

By Lane Dent Music Journalist   I have a unique addiction to rock movies - biopics, comedies, fictional dramas. There exists a combined love for these films, how they mesh together a rare collection of my favorite topics: heavy music and cinema. After about a year of religiously devouring every rock and metal movie I came across, I have found a stellar handful of origin-telling, guitar-shredding and chaos-creating rock movies. […]

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A screenshot of for the definition of the word “Butterball.” It reads: “Noun, Informal: a chubby person”


Did You Know That When You Look Up ”Fat” on, ”Butterball” Is a Result?

By Sam Burzinski Blog Content Contributor  "Hey Fred, saw your fat *ss on the six o' clock news last night." -Jim Gaffigan “Remember: if you're not sure about eating something, rub it against a piece of paper. If the paper turns clear, it's your window to weight gain!" -Dr. Nick Riviera I make no avoidances when it comes to discussing the fact that I am a bigger guy than most. […]

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