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At TPR, we’re always listening, to public radio shows from across the country, and to you. We’ve recently made some program changes to our lineup on certain TPR stations, and a few more program additions are coming. The new shows are all part of our station-wide goal to serve our community better, and we always appreciate feedback at letters@tpr.org.

Below is a rundown of some of the already-in-progress and soon-to-come program changes.

Nathan Cone

In a world where trap music is dominating the radio, Cadillac Muzik is going old-school with their original hip hop style. Comprised of Beseja "CaddyMack" Moses and Scott Campbell aka "DaddyDvill", this alternative hip hop duo began in San Antonio and has now grown to being #8 on the European Indie Top 200 Charts, and charted top 40 on the DRT National Airplay Top 150 Chart with their song "Mind Play."

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Being a singer/songwriter can be tough, and Jaik Yanez can vouch for it. Going solo for 5 years and playing in bands since he was 15 years old, he knows all about the struggles and excitement of performing cover songs for various crowds while still trying to promote original music. “Obviously the cover shows pay the bills, and you got to do that if you want to be a working musician. If you strap on a guitar, you’re going to be doing those kinds of things.

Skyler Samson

On Tuesday night, the marriage of the San Antonio film and music communities tightened as the Riffs and Reels Music Video Showcase announced its first winner of a competition that lasted four weeks. Nine pairs of local filmmakers and musicians worked together to create original music videos that showcased both the filmmakers’ and the musicians’ talents. Hosting the event was San Antonio native Sonny Melendrez, a beloved American radio personality and former host of Magic 105.3.

Eileen Pace / Texas Public Radio

As early as next year, the City of San Antonio could begin a major renovation of the historic Alameda Theater located downtown.

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