My Exit: Cooper Nelson

My Exit --Cooper Nelso.jpgMy Exit -- in which a listener picks an hour of tunes on 97.7 -- is back.

Today's My Exit is an eclectic mix from Cooper Nelson, runs the gamut from Tom Waits to Devo.


Who?
I'm Cooper Nelson, but you can call me Coop.

I'm a photographer in Clifton Park. When I'm not working I like producing my own cooking videos .

Describe your taste in music:
I try to listen to as many different styles of music that I can. There's just so much out there, you may as well explore it. On any ordinary day though, I could listen to any Queen album presented to me.

A few songs from Cooper's show:

"I Wish" - Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder just seems awesome. Who wouldn't want to hang out with him? Well until that day, you can always listen to Songs In The Key of Life a whole bunch.

"Mongoloid" - Devo
I grew up with this preconceived notion that was imprinted upon me at a young age that Devo was a bad band, only known for one song. I have my college friends to thank for correcting that false information. Devo rocks.

"Wake Her Up" - Brittany Shoup
Brittany Shoup is a great songwriter and a great soul. Also a level 3 wizard in my D&D party. A local artist in the Capital Region, I highly recommend her music!

"Walking out the Door" - Tim Kurtzberg
Another good friend of mine, and another great musician. Here's a guy who really loves music, which is the most important quality of any musician. Definitely check him out.

"Emotional Weather Report" - Tom Waits
I love this song. I don't know if it's because I just think it's funny, or because I think we can all relate to it. Probably a little bit of both.

You can hear Cooper's My Exit show Monday night at 11 pm on 97.7, Saturday at 8 am, or at exit977.org.

Here's how to schedule your own My Exit show on WEXT.

Comments

That looks a whole lot like Oneonta's Autumn Cafe in the picture background.
Also, good tunes.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Hudson Valley Hops 2015

The Hudson Valley Hops event returns to the Albany Institute April 18. The event will again include regional craft beer and cider tastings, and an... (more)

John, Robert, Michael...

Over at the Times Union, Cathleen Crowley put together some nice interactive visualizations of numbers for the most popular baby names in New York State... (more)

Drawing: Monarchs & Moonshine at miSci

The Museum of Science and Innovation -- miSci -- in Schenectady is hosting a Monarchs and Moonshine event this Thursday with a butterfly house, cocktails... (more)

Move Music Festival 2015

The MOVE Music Festival returns to Albany April 24-26. All-weekend passes for the multi-venue festival are currently on sale -- they're $20. Also, the lineup... (more)

Morning Blend

Hello. We're trying something new with Morning Blend because the old format was starting to feel really stale. This new take still includes links to... (more)

Recent Comments

The way the light hits the State Ed. building in the evening. It shines just through Alfred E. Smith, the LOB, and the Capitol and catches the corner columns in this orange glow. I don't know why, but I just find it stunning.

Drawing: Monarchs & Moonshine at miSci

...has 18 comments, most recently from julie

Morning Blend for Mar 30

...has 4 comments, most recently from JustJoe

Milk delivery options in the Capital Region

...has 41 comments, most recently from MB

Photos from AOA7

...has 5 comments, most recently from Laura M.

Byrne Dairy ice cream sandwiches

...has 11 comments, most recently from Daniel B.