On April 28th, Texans gathered at the far-out lounge for the last day of the psych fest. Beneath the slight drizzling rain, high humidity, and heat, the last day brought numerous indie rock fans. Here is a list of the artists Coog Radio saw:  Yellow Days  At the Willie stage, the British band carried a […]

On April 26th, 2024, Texans packed the far-out lounge to enjoy a day of indie psychedelic bands. Coog Radio had the opportunity to attend the festival on a sunny Friday and found a love for a wide range of bands. Here is the list of the groups we saw.  No Vacation After a long drive […]

A Brief Look on Jazz History Jazz, a uniquely American genre, emerged in the early 19th and 20th centuries in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 1920s marked its peak, introducing big band jazz, smooth vocalists, and experimental musical aspects. This distinct blend of elements makes Jazz a musicality like no other. To pay tribute to its […]

On Friday, March 29th, Indigo de Souza and opener Humbird played the White Oak Stage with a relaxing show. As the sun set on that cloudy spring evening, the atmosphere at the venue was electric with anticipation. Indie fans, eager for the show to begin, filled the space. The three merch tables added to the […]

Despite the overcast and muggy weather, the atmosphere was electric. As the week drew to a close, the final day of SXSW ushered in a fresh wave of punk rock artists, each with a unique sound. Coog Radio visited Mohawk and Smartpunk Records, where we immersed ourselves in the raw energy of punk, indie and […]

On March 15, 2024, SXSW presented a variety of showcases highlighting Indie bands. With artists from around the world, festival attendees were able to enjoy a new wave of Indie music. Coog Radio covered a mixture of showcases at the Radio Day Stage, the British Music Embassy, the International Stage, and Rolling Stone’s Future of […]

On March 14, 2024, South by Southwest entered into day four of the music festival. It was a great day full of performances from artists across the globe and great night for hip-hop showcases.

On Wednesday, March 13th, the SXSW Music Festival intensified as musicians showcased their talent throughout downtown Austin.

On March 6th at Houston’s House of Blues, Coog Radio had the opportunity to sit down with pop singer-songwriter Natalie Jane. Although Natalie Jane had to cancel her Houston performance due to health issues, we were able to speak with her prior to the cancellation. Interviewer Isha Merchant chats with Jane about her feelings about […]

Glorb, an artist whose identity remains hidden, has left his mark on 2023 in a unique way. While most artists tend to use their voice in their craft, Glorb has mastered mixing the different A.I. voices of characters in Spongebob Squarepants, a popular cartoon. In an array of singles, Glorb has created a new storyline […]

The 2024 South by Southwest Music Festival occurs in Austin, Texas, from Monday, March 11, to Saturday, March 16, 2024. Throughout these five days, multiple showcasing artists from around the world will amaze attendees with outstanding performances. Artists spanning from Venezuela’s alt-rock group Rawayana to UK-based punk group Dry Cleaning and Spain’s indie group Hinds […]

On a rainy Thursday, November 9, Laufey and opener Adam Melchor astound Downstairs at White Oak Music Hall with their dreamy vocals and bright demeanor. Laufey fans lined up outside despite the harsh weather, anticipating the performance. With Men I Trust performing on the Lawn, fans listened to their set while waiting in their raincoats […]

With the one-year anniversary of this EP approaching, I decided to analyze every track on this intricate piece of art. Christian Leave, an indie pop musician, has extended boundaries by providing a new perspective on heartbreak. In his EP, Superstar, Leave tells the story of someone trying to rekindle a faded spark while feeling inferior to their […]

On October 15, 2023, during the Austin City Limits music festival, Ivan Cornejo gave a vulnerable performance on the Miller Lite Stage. With his emotional ridden vocals, and heartbreak filled lyrics, Cornejo represents the new generation of Regional Mexica Music. As he sing love ballads with his guitar, his fan admire how he wears his […]

DOPE LEMON The day started at 2:15 with Dope Lemon at the Honda Stage. The first half of the set brought grunge guitar chords into a blaze. Opening with tracks such as “Honey Bones,” “Marinade,” and “Hey You,” their live music juxtaposed their mellow studio takes. In a hazy fog, the guitarist let out multiple […]

It was a bright, sunny day with clear skies. The crisp 70-degree fall weather at Zilker Park greeted guests for day two of the festival. Declan McKenna At 2:00, Declan Mckenna graced the American Express stage. With white cardboard glasses, he sang old tracks such as “Listen to You Friends.” He also pays tribute to […]

It was a sunny and hot afternoon. Thousands walked into Zilker Park, anticipating their favorite artist. It’s the start of the second weekend, and many prepare with water bottles to keep cool. The Altons The day started at 1:45 PM with The Altons on the IHG stage. Their swift harmonies and slow instrumental brought a […]

On Wednesday September 27, Becky G along with openers Conexión Divina and Awsumo brought Hispanic bliss to Smart Financial Center. My arrival at the venue was around 7:30pm. I patiently sat in my seat, waiting for Becky G, when the lights dimmed at 8. To my surprise I saw three girls walk on stage, positioning […]

On Thursday, Sept. 21, Tejano fans arrived at Toyota Center anticipating a performance from Mexican singer Christian Nodal. When I arrived to the Toyota Center, I noticed a sea of ranchero hats and cowboy boots. Fan were dressed in anticipation for Christian Nodal. I was in awe of the compassionate fans, and I patiently waited […]

Bessie Smith has paved the way for Jazz and Rock n’ Roll and has inspired stars such as Janis Joplin and Norah Jones. From Tennessee, the African-American singer became the voice of the 1920’s. With songs of heartbreak, struggle, and sorrow, Smith carried the Jazz Renaissance. Nicknamed the “Empress of the Blues,” her soulful vocals […]


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