We’re Back!

Hello KWTS-ers!

The Fall semester is officially in session and we could not be more pumped about it! We’re really hitting the ground running, and we’ve got lots of awesome freshmen at the station who are eager to get involved. Those who know us know that we are very freshman-friendly here at The One. But we’ve also got a lot of seasoned veterans holding down the fort and teaching the young pups what we’re all about. 

We had our first promotional event at the annual Freshmen Cookout, where we got to provide rockin’ music as well as MC the event. We also gave out some pretty sweet prizes, and if you were lucky enough to win a cool The One shirt, CD, or Blu-ray, then you’re lucky enough!

We’ve got lots of cool plans for the semester, namely rocking the airwaves across the Texas Panhandle, and we hope you’ll join us. The station is going to be jam-packed with Special Shows ranging from sports talk to Texas Country, and of course we’ll still be giving you all your favorite college and indie rock music.

Big, huge, ginormous shout-out to all of our listeners and sponsors – you guys are so awesome! And we hope you’ll follow along with us this semester on Twitter and Instagram using the handle, @kwtsradio  and “Like” us on Facebook at KWTS: The One 91.1. 

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Monday Night Mixdown

     Monday Night Mixdown is hosted by Brevan Pritchett and Avery Taylor on Monday nights from 9:00 to 11:00.  They play a mix of all kinds of music from all around the world. They not only play great music they talk about great issues. Brevan is a sophomore Mass Communication major from Littleton, Colorado and Monday Night Mixdown is not his first show, he also hosted Throwback Thursday last semester.  Avery is a junior mass comm major and this is her first special show. However, she is a fantastic on air personality. Unfortunately the Monday Night Mixdown may not be back next semester but the hosts say they had the time of their life.

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Top 21

The top 21 is one of many special shows that KWTS offers to its listeners. It is hosted by Lady B aka Bri Leeper.  

Lady B entertains her listeners with songs off the CMJ music charts, among other songs making waves on college radio.  She mixes witty repartee with interesting college rock news to keep her fans coming back for more.  

The top 21 has become a staple amongst the special shows on the One 91.1 FM and can be heard throughout the world online at wtamu.edu/KWTS.

If can’t catch the show every week Lady B post or songs from the show on the Spotify playlist for the station, so you can go check out the music on there. 

The top 21 airs Thursdays from 5 PM to 7 PM only on the One 91.1 FM, the station for your generation.

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Cinema Talk

     Cinema Talk is a show on KWTS The One 91.1 FM that comes on every Monday from 7-9 PM and hosted by JR Alvarado & Jon Jon Davis. The show discusses everything movies such as Superman, Iron Man, Batman, Captain America, Star Wars, ect. They will have special guests come on the show to help them in their debates about all things movies. They also play music during their breaks. Most of the time, they will play alternative/ punk rock to give fans a break from all the movie talk. They will always have themed episodes such as a DC Comics episode, Marvel episode, all Star Wars episode, ect. They bring a fresh new perspective on all things movies and have shown that comic book characters have taken over the movie industry. 

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One Sessions

Today is a big day for the Mass Communication department because we are putting on a live recording of a acoustic concert in our HD studio. The concert is called One Sessions. One Sessions is concert series that goes on every semester since the Fall of 2010. The show is completely student run and operated. The show this semester is featuring local artist Johnny Reverb. If you want to come and see the show the doors open up at 6:30 pm and show starts at 7 pm in the AT&T HD Studio in the Fine Arts Complex here our campus of West Texas A&M University. 

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The Rocket

The Rocket started in 2006 by a student who went by the name Patman. The Rocket plays the hardest hitting heavy metal music in the Texas Panhandle. The show is currently the second longest running show in KWTS history. The Rocket supports local music by bringing them on the show as special guest and playing their music. The host for the show includes: Heath McCarthy (Nordic Beard), Adrian Garcia (The Living Dead Beat), and Carly Cathel (Maiden Michelle). You can catch The Rocket every Thursday night from 9-11pm here on KWTS 91.1 FM. 

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Social Media

      This last year we have really stepped up our game in the social media presence. As you can tell we now have a blog that we do, we have Instagram (@kwtsradio) , Twitter (@kwtsradio), Facebook (facebook.com/kwts91.1) and we have out own website (wtamu.edu/kwts). If you have not had a chance to check out this social media platforms when you get the time. Most of our special shows have social media pages too. So if you listen to the shows look out for them to give out where to find them on social media.

      It is never too late to sign up to get  tour of the studios here in the Broadcasting Department at WTAMU. We love giving tours and showing off all of our cool toys that we have. We can do tours for large or ever small groups. Just shoot our General Manager a email at kwtsgm@gmail.com or call at 806-651-2796. 

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