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Octopus Project: Austin’s “Best Avant Garde/Experimental Band”

Octopus Project Mixdown Written and Edited by: Shannon Williams By popular vote in the the Austin Chronicle’s annual Austin Music Awards, Octopus Project, has been named “Best Avant Garde/Experimental Band” for the 2013-2014 season. The band dates back to 1999, and is composed of Josh Lambert, Yvonne Lambert, Toto Miranda, and Ryan Figg. The group’s…

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Keep San Marcos Flowing: Wild Rice Festival this Saturday

By: Shannon Williams On-Air Talent: Shannon Williams and Ben Godson Other Side Drive Executive Producer: Shannon Williams Wild Rice Festival In Studio Interview Last week Other Side Drive was joined by the coordinators of San Marcos’ first Wild Rice Festival at Sewell Park. Organizers Ashley Wright, Tom Thumb, and representative Courtney Eberhard of HEAT (Human…

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Moviecation: Stolen Education

Writer & Producer: Veronika Kondratieva Other Side Drive Producer: Shannon Williams Editor: Adam M. Cook Do you know your family’s history? Or is there an untold story waiting to be revealed? This happened to professor at the University of Utah, Dr. Enrique Aleman Jr. As a 13-year-old boy, the Kingsville native was flipping through pages…

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In Studio: Lisa Spencer

Writer: Daniel Fickman On-Air Talent: Daniel Fickman and Rick Jennings Other Side Drive Producer: Shannon Williams Editor: Adam M. Cook On Tuesday, February 25th, Daniel and Rick spoke to Lisa Spencer, chairman of the board at the Scheib Center. As their website states, “The Scheib Center provides mental health and mental disability services to residents…

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Moviecation: The Revisionaries

  Writer & Producer: Veronika Kondratieva Other Side Drive Producer: Shannon Williams Editor: Adam M. Cook In Austin, 15 people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade the Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly five million schoolchildren. And when it…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Writer, Interviewer, & Producer: Kelsey Baker Other Side Drive Producer: Shannon Williams Editor: Adam M. Cook Disclaimer: The audio portion of this story is different than the content on this post. You may find yourself enjoying both.   The Detroit duo met in 2009 and began as a basement project with few intensions of reaching…