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UT plans to change the station’s call letters to KUTX-FM and, on Jan. 2, will roll out a commercial-free, round-the-clock music format. That same day, UT-run National Public Radio affiliate 90.5 KUT-FM will become an all-news station.
KUT-FM currently runs a 50-50 mix of news and music programming.
UT’s takeover of KXBT-FM happened at 2 p.m. Friday. The last song played under Border Media’s ownership was Don McLean’s “American Pie.”
Until the university is ready to launch KUTX-FM, the station will play an assortment of Austin-centric Christmas music, becoming the third
Austin radio station
currently broadcasting holiday tunes. (The others are 95.5 KKMJ-FM and 105.9
KFMK-FM.) Its first song was an Elvis Presley rendition of “Here Comes Santa