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On the radio

Chip Fudge By: Shannon Cornman “Today, the majority of our listeners and donors live in Oklahoma City,” said Kelly Burley, director of the Stillwater-based KOSU. “There’s a definite need for a permanent presence here.” He said setting up the secondary shop helps the radio network achieve its mission. “Creating community through content and content through

Radio gets ‘Red’ again

Roughly eight years ago, The Red Dirt Radio Hour got its start on KVOO-FM 98.5 in Tulsa. The program specialized in spotlighting Oklahoma bands like the Red Dirt Rangers, whose unique sound can best be described as a mash-up of rock, folk, country and blues. Rangers member John Cooper helped found the program. However, he

Vetting process

Allen has had a long career in the music business. Before moving to Oklahoma, he worked in Nashville, Tenn., managing music royalties. In the ’90s, he played open-mic nights at local venues and coffee shops, sometimes in a band and sometimes solo. But these early experiences aren’t the only that inspire Allen today. Instead, the

The Spy returns to radio

So long, Chopin and Mozart. Hello, Cut Copy and Morrissey. “The Spy has done a tremendous job of tapping into the pulse of the community to provide a vibrant venue for music genres that are completely underserved in our state,” said Kelly Burley, KOSU director. “Through our partnership, we look forward to amplifying what The

‘Inspiration’ point

It was a historic day for Oklahoma: The state’s first female governor had just been sworn into office and delivered an inaugural address about the challenges the state faces and how to move forward into a brighter future. But it wasn’t long after Gov. Mary Fallin spoke those words that some started questioning whether a

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