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KUTX Second Birthday Concert
98.9FM turns two with Shakey Graves, Tune-Yards, Jenny Lewis
"...KUTX brainwashed me into attending its second birthday party –..."

Feb. 2, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: KUTX Beacon Jay Trachtenberg Retires
Jay Trachtenberg retires from KUTX, Rick Carney steps down as Music Commission chair, and Johnny Bush ascends to honky-tonky heaven.
"...just begun internet broadcasts and spun off music frequency KUTX in 2013...."

Nov. 20, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

KUT/KUTX Will No Longer Manage the Cactus Cafe
University radio station terminates “disheartening” negotiations
"...Ending a decade-long run, KUT/KUTX will no longer manage the Cactus Cafe. As reported..."

May 21, 2021 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Taylor Wallace Takes Over KUTX Morning Show
KUTX replaces morning show mainstay John Aielli with Taylor Wallace after the iconic ATX deejay suffers a stroke.
"...COVID-19 disrupted KUTX 98.9 beginning in March, after which the mainstay Austin..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

KUTX Shuffles Programming
Longtime deejay Ed Miller is out, John Aielli shifts times, and more
"...KUTX announced the shake-up of its music snow globe Monday,..."

Aug. 19, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Faster Than Sound: KUT/KUTX in Discussion With UT Over the Future of the Cactus Cafe
KUTX Director says it's "50-50" whether the station will continue managing the venue
"...between the radio station, which now includes music frequency KUTX, and university leaders. The previous agreement, a "Memorandum of..."

May 7, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

KUTX Summer Jam
Inaugural showcase highlights the best of ATX hip-hop and beyond
"...“Fresh” Knight and Jared "Confucius Jones" Williams, hosts of KUTX’s hip-hop show The Breaks, last Friday’s Summer Jam featured..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Events Post by Savannah Opre

KUTX Announces Summer Jam
Showcase hosted by The Breaks benefits Kids in a New Groove
"...Austin's premier hip-hop radio show, The Breaks, hosts KUTX's Summer Jam on Friday, August 31, 8pm, at Barracuda...."

Aug. 2, 2018 Events Post

KUTX Takes Mind Over Music Crown
Radio station wins annual music trivia fundraiser
"...with one clear champ: the radio whiz kids at KUTX...."

May 21, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Here Comes KUTX 98.9
Eleven local musicians usher in KUT’s new musical half
"...multiplies on Jan. 2 – KUT 90.5 (talk) vs. KUTX 98.9 (music). Prepping that are local musicos guest hosting..."

Dec. 26, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

10 Years On, KUTX Celebrates Staying Fresh
Hip-hop, local talent help to upend public radio assumptions
"...Trachtenberg, Jody Denberg, and the late, great John Aielli, KUTX 98.9 was born to the tune of Willie Nelson's..."

Sept. 22, 2023 Music Feature by Genevieve Wood

Faster Than Sound: KUT/KUTX Will No Longer Manage the Cactus Cafe
University station terminates "disheartening" negotiations and Spider House Ballroom changes ownership.
"...Ending a decadelong run, KUT/KUTX will no longer manage the Cactus Cafe. As reported..."

May 28, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Crosstalk: Spoon Awarded by UT Comm School, DJ Shani Debuts KUTX Show, and White Denim's Radio Milk Closes
Austin music news headlines of the week
"...DJ Shani debuted a new weekly show on KUTX 98.9FM showcasing "the Black side of electronic music –..."

Oct. 21, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Kat Edmonson at KUTX and the Paramount Theatre
April 6, 2013. 8 photos.
"...Singer Kat Edmonson on air during KUTX’s pledge drive..."

April 8, 2013 Photo Gallery

SXSW Music Review: KUTXThe Breaks
The state of local hip-hop
"...be a hip-hop city, noncommercial University of Texas frequency KUTX 98.9 took a calculated risk in handpicking Jared “Confucius..."

March 17, 2018 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

KUTX Second Birthday Concert

Feb. 2, 2015 Photo Gallery

The House That Built DJ Shani Hébert
Decades in the making, The Groove Temple arrives on KUTX
"...native, one of Austin's foremost DJs and host of KUTX's The Groove Temple, waiting on an elevator to her..."

March 3, 2023 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

A Dram Held High for Ed Miller
KUTX folk sage is shown the door after 43 years on-air
"...televisions play sports on mute over desks belonging to KUTX deejays...."

Aug. 29, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Remembering Radio Legend John Aielli, 1946-2022
Longtime KUT and KUTX host was loved for his eccentric insights and eclectic taste
"...John Aielli, veteran Austin radio host of KUT/KUTX show Eklektikos, died Sunday at 76. The station announced..."

Aug. 5, 2022 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

I Am a DJ
I am what I play ... On My KUTX
"...prior to his show this Saturday via a My KUTX segment, 6-7pm. I knew Paul Ray a little and..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Radio On
'Austin Music Minute' maven Laurie Gallardo takes her time on KUTX
"...feel rashly – spun off its music half into KUTX 98.9FM, leaving the news and talk shows on the..."

June 28, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Playback: That’s the Breaks
In studio with Confucius and Fresh, hosts of KUTX’s first ever hip-hop specialty show
"...how Confucius and Fresh got their own show on KUTX. Station Manager Matt Reilly remembers their pitch: "You're in..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: KAZI, "The Voice of Austin," Perseveres for 40 Years
Austin’s first-ever community-run station debuts new general manager and KUTX collab
"...alumni, which include media figures like KXAN's Quita Culpepper, KUTX's Jay Trachtenberg, and KOOP founder Jim Ellinger, as well..."

Aug. 26, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Twine Time Host Paul Ray Dead at 73
Deejay, singer, and soul scholar had been hospitalized since November
"...capital city every week since 1979 for KUT and KUTX on Twine Time, has died at the age 73...."

Jan. 15, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Dallas Acid blows some bubbles, KUTX remembers the Armadillo, and more music for the moment
"...flourishes. Donate to the station at www.koop.org. – Greg Stitt KUTX Remembers the Armadillo World Headquarters..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

ACL Interview: True Believers (Part I)
Reunited with blood fury and dedicated to Brent Grulke
"...KUTX’s Jeff McCord introduced the Troobs (as loyal fans call..."

Oct. 10, 2013 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Unofficial Parties & Free Shows to See During South by Southwest
The Chronicle’s recommended concerts for the coming week
"...the powerhouse evening of homegrown talent.  – Kahron Spearman KUTX LiveWed 15 – Sat 18, Scholz Garten$10..."

March 10, 2023 Music Feature by The Music Staff

2018/19 Austin Music Industry Poll Top 10s
Nearly half of this year's Austin Music Poll/Austin Music Awards winners are now known
"...2) The Breaks With Confucius Jones and Fresh, KUTX..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Music Feature

Austin Music Awards' Industry Accolades Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, and many more
"...Radio Station 1) Sun Radio 2) KUTX 3) KOOP/KVRX 4) KGSR 5) KUT 90.5 6) KLBJ..."

March 6, 2017 Music Post by James Renovitch

The 2021-22 Austin Music Industry Awards Winners
"...Deidre Gott (KUTX, Hot Dolly!)..."

March 4, 2022 Music Feature

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