Other Side Drive is KTSW’s afternoon drive time variety show. It is jam-packed with various segments varying each day from education to fun and informative. Hosted by our best DJ talent and incorporating live interviews, performances, and a request block there is easily something for everyone.
In the Public Interest is KTSW’s themed news show. We choose one topic to bring you the stories that focused on the community. All stories are written and produced by KTSW News reporters using creative, radio story-telling techniques. Each episode will revolve around a chosen theme followed by in-depth coverage. Themes will incorporate reporting with a wide array of angles ranging from economical threats, political issues, and personal stories.Since In the Public Interest is focused and aimed at the San Marcos community, we would like for you to get involved. If you've got a great story to tell—and you would like to be on radio—email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512.245.3383.
The Local Show is a specialty show that, after a short hiatus, is returning this semester. It will be hosted by Samuel Ramsey and Melissa Bond every Sunday from 7–8pm. The two will bring you everything local in terms of music, including but not limited to in-studio performances, upcoming shows, interviews, and new releases.
Wanderlust is a new specialty show which spotlights music from a different city or region in the world each week. Tune in Sunday evenings from 8–9 PM when host Gabrielle Silva will play music from a far off place that you may only have been able to hear about thus far. While the show runs the gamut of every kind of genre, the music is united by its origins & highlights each city’s style. From Austin, to Tokyo and back, there are all kinds of songs to be heard.
Fighting the unsa-unsa stereotype, Halcyonic brings you the mellow and melodic side of electronic music. Every Sunday night from 9 to 11 PM your host, Jake, brings you the best in new and classic downtempo, ambient, chillout, trip-hop and more. Come experience a new side of electronic music on Halcyonic.
Bobcat Radio is Texas State University’s only all-sports talk radio show. With a mix of Bobcat Athletics and national sports talk, Bobcat Radio is your only home for sports from a San Marcos perspective. If it’s breaking Texas State news then our broadcasts crews are talking about it. Mix in a little humor and various segments such as “Name Droppin’,” “Final Rant,” and much more, and you’ve got a solid hour of sports-talk entertainment. So tune it in, and turn it up! Bobcat Radio is on every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11am to noon, only on 89.9 KTSW!
Out in the hills of central Texas there is shack that turns into a boot-stompin’ hootenanny every Monday night. Your hosts Brandon Henderson and Shannon Williams will bring you the best in all forms of American roots music—from Appalachian music to Zydeco, new and old. No invitation necessary; just stop on by every Monday from 6–8pm. But be careful—you might bust a move or two.
Join hip hop heads Glen, Tami J and Joy on the KTSW specialty show “The Cypher” every Monday from 8 to 10 pm. Bringing you old school classics to new emerging artists, “The Cypher” will school you on the hip hop you should know. Tune in and catch what’s going on in the world of hip hop.
Every other week, host Antonio Hall tackles taboo topics in sports. Discussing the issues that other sports radio shows are afraid to, Coin Toss is the other side of sports on the Other Side of Radio.
Join your host, Stephanie Perez, as she takes you back to the music that started it all in KTSW’s returning specialty show Before The Year 2000! Each week’s playlist will consist of an interesting theme or genre, jam-packed with deep tracks from legendary artists we wish to have lived to see. Thankfully, music never dies on The Other Side Of Radio! Pay tribute with Before The Year 2000 every Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM, only on KTSW 89.9 FM.
Films have been accompanied by a sound track since the 1940s. DJ Hales allows the ears to focus on the tracks that make a film what it is on Tuesdays from 10pm until midnight. Each show explores a certain genre with quirky segments with skate videos, video games, book sound tracks, and more right here on the other side of radio.
Over Easy is KTSW’s new Wednesday morning show. Hosted by Melissa & the Fern, they are joined by sports expert Skye Wallace and news buff Hannah Cramer. Airing 7–8 AM every Wednesday on KTSW-FM 89.9, ktsw.net, or the Texas State phone app!
Euphoria is a returning specialty show on KTSW hosted by Emily Burns. She will bring you a variety of new tracks in the world of electronic music: everything from EDM to moombahton to chillstep to electric swing and much more. You can also catch exclusive info on upcoming live shows as well as interviews with the producers! So make sure to tune into KTSW 89.9 on Wednesdays from 9–10 PM, and get your night started right with Euphoria!
The Iron Side is the only show on KTSW that meets your metal needs, from heavy metal to black metal. Your host Michael Slade brings you everything from local metal to news in the metal world both in the central Texas area and around the world.