Recap: College Radio Day

KTSW 89.9

By Madison Tyson
Staff Photographer

On Friday, Nov. 4 from 12:00 a.m.-11:59 p.m., a full 24 hours, KTSW participated in College Radio Day. Hundreds of college radio stations around the world went live on-air the entire day. KTSW broadcasted from the Trinity building on Texas State University’s campus with a packed schedule of DJs and specialty shows. As a part of the big day, KTSW also put on Laugh Tracks, an event from 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. at George’s in the LBJ Student Center, that had performances by comedians, Jack Neil and Jared McCorkl and DJ Vannah B in between sets.

As the prime time of College Radio Day came around, Other Side Drive live-streamed the show on the KTSW Facebook page, because they wanted to change it up a bit so the listeners could see the faces behind the voices they always hear. The comment feed on the live-stream practically became a…

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KTSW 89.9 Presents: Melodia

Can’t wait to start up “Melodia” again next semester!

KTSW 89.9

By Kristopher Tondre
Programs Director

Coming on Monday’s from 10 p.m. to midnight, Melodia is a specialty show at KTSW hosted by DJs Laura Valencia and DeMarcus Cobb. Melodia was first started a couple years ago during Laura’s first semester at the station and has grown into what it is now with co-host DeMarcus as they provide a soundtrack of chill trap, ambient and future beat music.

Featured illustration by KTSW Multimedia.

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MR Fest 2017 Artist Profile: Hiram

Wrote a little thing for Houston’s own, Hiram
Producer and DJ

KTSW 89.9

By DeMarcus Cobb
Music Journalist


Hailing from Houston, Texas, Hiram is paving his own way in the music scene. Formally known as Yung Slutty, the switch to his birth name came with a sense of maturity and growth as a musician. He has been heavily involved in the underground DJ scene for the past six years and his love for music made him pick up production along the way.

Hiram is inspiring young DJ’s/producers to follow their dreams and showing them that you can accomplish what you want if you put forth the effort.

When he is not DJ’ing, he gives back to the community teaching music theory and intro to music production full-time at an elementary school (WIDE Missouri City).

“Helping kids who doubt themselves like I always did,” Hiram said. “Anything is possible if you TRY.

He’s performed at…

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