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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6 Pieces

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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2 Pieces

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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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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This Piece is a short and informative look at Nintendo's first dual screened/touch controlled hand held system.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:58
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This piece is dedicated to Nintendo's first home console

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:02
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A piece about the history of one of the most overlooked things, drag.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:02
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A story of intrigue, deception, and murder most foul. Welcome, dear listener... to the Sanguine Script part 3!

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 13:30
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A story of intrigue, deception, and murder most foul. Welcome, dear listener... to the Sanguine Script part 1!

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:41
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A story of intrigue, deception, and murder most foul. Welcome, dear listener... to the Sanguine Script part 1!

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 07:03
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In this piece, Connor discusses the history of the infamous Cabaret Law, a dancing ban that was law in New York City for over 90 years.

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:27
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In this piece, Connor discusses the history of the infamous Cabaret Law, a dancing ban that was law in New York City for over 90 years.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:30
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In this piece, Connor interviews Doug about his experience in Canadian music and radio, and the ways in which it differs from his experience in Ame...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 12:24
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A piece looking back on a failed city council proposal in Washington, D.C. to ban clubs that hold concerts from admitting minors.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 04:19