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Caption: Philip Glass
To celebrate the incredibly influential American composer Philip Glass's 80th birthday, enjoy this music infused hour recorded last February when h...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laila & Aleks at a house show in May, 2013
This is a story of a white immigrant troublemaker from Eastern Europe, a black revolutionary musician from New York and how one of them saves the o...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 13:56
Caption: John Roderick
John Roderick is the singer and frontman of the band "The Long Winters" and a candidate for Seattle City Council (Position 8). He talks with hosts ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 39:14
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On this episode of CLASSICAL DARK ARTS, we look at Satan’s cabal of classical composers, players and theorists — a sleeper cell run by Liszt, Pagan...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 23:51
Caption: Syracuse University Design Professor Zeke Leonard demonstrates his intonarumori noise-making instruments., Credit: A. Randall Wenner
Is it possible to make “music” from “noise”? Is it possible to enjoy it? Randy Wenner reports on an experimental music genre making a comeback of s...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 2
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"I feel like a tragic hero in a Shakespeare play" - Tupac Shakur in 1994. From an unheard interview recorded by Benjamin Svetkey, then a writer for...

Bought by KVNF, KJZZ, PRX Remix, and KALW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 4
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One is earthy and comical--an 18th century musical tale of thieves, tramps and trollops. The other is the most beloved holiday concert piece in the...

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We know it as “Good King Wenceslas,” but the carol, written in the mid-1800s, has a tune borrowed from a medieval salute to spring flowers! Join ho...

Bought by WUAL, KRPS, KRPS, and WUAL


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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They stand in humble contrast with those other famous visitors to the stable in Bethlehem--the mysterious and awesome Three Kings—but it is the she...

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Nov 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many composers—Jewish or not—have used Hebraic themes and styles in their music, and whether religious or secular in spirit, their efforts display ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Collection 5 - Altamont, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Mick Jagger, Oct. 20th, 1969. The Stones have just arrived in the US for a historic tour, which ends at the infamous ...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nemanja Kojic (Hornsman Coyote), Credit: Constance A. Dunn
Interview with Serbian musician Nemanja Kojic (Hornsman Coyote) by Constance A. Dunn. Interview from Coyote's living room in Belgrade.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 44:12
Caption: Louis Armstrong
As far back as the 1920s, jazz bands were performing music that had hidden messages inside their songs. Messages that asked their audience to pled...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 12, 2013
  • Length: 49:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Hurricane Sandy's impact on the landscape and political landscape in the runup to election day...told through narration, music and soundbites. This...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 57:04
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A selective survey of how protest songs have changed from anthems to personal statements...told thru narration, music and soundbites..from Paul Fis...

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 57:59
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A review of the rock documentary about Hole drummer Patty Schemel.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Cannon Jug Stompers
With the closure of Storyville in New Orleans, many talented musicians landed in Memphis before making their way to Chicago and New York.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
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This "newsical" program is an informal survey of pop culture myths and popular music misconceptions about getting older...by a veteran of Pacifica ...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 54:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Tibetan hip hop sits awkwardly next to Kazakh folk, and a Beijing rap metal band converts to Mongolian throat-singing. Um...is this Chinese music?

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Tired of the usual pundits? This program provides a unique "take" on The State of the Union events--the seating, the speech by the President and th...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2011
  • Length: 49:38
Caption: www.fuzzybunnyradio.com, Credit: Fuzzy Bunny Radio
A two hour, weekly theme based, music and discussion show. Every week, hosts Dirk Flytrap and The Doctor pick a theme or topic and explore it throu...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Dec 04, 2010
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This episode looks at music as communication. In Africa drums were always used to send messages across the jungle. These same drums are now used to...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 06, 2010
  • Length: 18:08
  • Purchases: 1
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The ambient house pioneers The Orb talk about their sample and slice journey.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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His CD "One" brings global vocal traditions together

  • Added: Jun 04, 2008
  • Length: 03:32
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One of the true musical pioneers release a brand new album

  • Added: Nov 01, 2007
  • Length: 01:01:11