Matthew Viriyapah

Intern

Matthew Viriyapah is one of KOSU summer 2019 interns. He 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.

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Colourmusic's latest album, Swimsuit, marks a return for the band, who after a hiatus have played a string of live performances this year with another show happening tonight at Tower Theatre with Broncho and Deerpeople.

KOSU intern Matthew Viriyapah interviewed Oklahoma City indie musician Kat Lock earlier this year when she only had one single, "Hard to Find." Formerly of the band, St. Basic, Lock has been striking out on her own for the past year. Now, her first EP, You Again, is set to come out, with another possibly on the horizon for 2019.

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of July 9, 2019. This week's playlist is a bit shorter, but includes a single from The Regrettes' forthcoming album, a song off of Grizfolk's soon-to-release album, a cover of a Sleater-Kinney song by SOAK, and more.

Every week, the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a run down of where you can see live music. There is so much great music being played in the state and we encourage you to get out and see some of these musicians live! Here are our picks for the week of July 8-12.

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of July 2, 2019. This playlist includes firework songs and singles from Blossoms, Howard Jones, The Alarm and many more.

Every week, the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a run down of where you can see live music. There is so much great music being played in the state and we encourage you to get out and see some of these musicians live! Here are our picks for the week of July 1-5.

Charley Crockett is a musician channeling an eclectic mix of blues, country, and gospel music. He will be touring through Tulsa on Saturday, June 29th at Cain's Ballroom. He released an album back in December 2018 and two songs earlier this year.

Matthew Viriyapah spoke to him over the phone while Crockett was still on the road in Tennessee. And it had been just a few days after he took the historic Grand Ole Opry stage for the first time.

Spinster is an indie rock band, made up of other local outfits like SWIMFAN, Mad Honey, and The Annie Oakley. Spinster is fairly new and are releasing their self-titled album with a release show at The Opolis in Norman on Friday, June 28.

Matthew Viriyapah spoke with Jo Babb, also of The Annie Oakley, about the new album and the differences between the bands.

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of June 25th, 2019. This playlist includes demos of hit songs written by Prince, a lead single from Cold War Kids' upcoming album,  a new song for Spoon's best-of compilation, and many more.

Every week, the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a run down of where you can see live music. There is so much great music being played in the state and we encourage you to get out and see some of these concerts live! Here are our picks for the week of June 24-28.

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