Matthew Viriyapah

Production Assistant

Matthew Viriyapah is KOSU's production assistant and host of the podcast, No Cover. He initially came to the station as a production intern in May 2019.

Matthew graduated with degrees in Professional Writing and Economics with a minor in Japanese from the University of Oklahoma in the spring of 2019. While there, he also interned at KGOU for a semester, was a member of the World Literature Today Student Advisory Board, and hosted a show called Varied Very on the student radio station.

He likes reading, writing, and supporting local music. Besides just playing video games, he also writes about them at Sooner Esports.

Ways to Connect

Here's the newest music being played on The Spy for February 23rd. Ringing in a new month, this week includes Japanese Breakfast's new album, a new single from Chai and a song from the upcoming Tune-Yards album.

With each vaccine administered, we inch just a little closer to enjoying live music together again. Until then, get acquainted with this week's featured Oklahoma artists.

This is No Cover, a production of KOSU and Oklahoma State University and hosted by Matthew Viriyapah. This episode features highlights of past episodes with Dr. View, Bartees Strange, Original Flow and Jabee.

Here's the newest music being played on The Spy for February 23rd. Warm up to this week's features: Ashley Monroe's new single, Minnesota trio Baby Boys and Juliana Hatfield's newest album.

As temperatures rise and snow melts, we hope you're doing okay. And if not, we hope you're asking for help and taking things one day at a time. 

It's chilly outside, so make sure to bring your dogs inside, bundle up in a big coat, and grab that cup of coffee. Now, let's all warm up with the Oklahoma Music Minute.

Chad Whitehead is the operating partner for Tower Theatre, and for like many in the music business, the past year has caused heavily reduced revenue and numerous layoffs for his business. But for 2021, Chad gives a possible timeline for when live indoor concerts could truly return to Oklahoma.

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, Sabrina Humphrey was diagnosed with colon cancer. She had to brave that journey while also experiencing homelessness. In her audio diary for KOSU, Sabrina discusses what kept her pushing forward through those challenges while caring for her granddaughter.  

Here's the newest music being played on The Spy for February 9th. This week includes a taste of Thunder Jackson's newest album, a cover of Beach Boys by Shovels & Rope, and Black Pumas cover of The Kinks.

Valentine's Day is Sunday and the Oklahoma Music Minute can smell love in the air. So whether you've been quarantining with your loved one for the past year or the past 40 years, this song is for you.

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