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Caption: Featuring Hal Blaine
Here's the full mix-the hour long celebration of one of greatest drummers of all-time, Hal Blaine with dozens of his classic contributions to thous...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:04
Caption: James Conlon, Credit: Bonnie Perkinson
Join James Conlon as he leads us on an exploration of music from a lost generation – works forgotten in the shadows for decades. He will illuminate...

Bought by WBST, KWAX, RNZ Concert, WGUC/ WVXU, WRGY and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Approaching America , Credit: 1905
From Antonín Dvorak's “New World Symphony” through Woody Guthrie’s This Land Is Your Land”, James Baldwin’s visions of a “Native Son” into the lat...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:25
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A retrospective of another troubling year featuring the marches, the elections, the shootings, bombings and all the fake news, mixed with the music...

Bought by KUNM, 'The Sea', KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KMXT, KISU and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:49
  • Purchases: 10
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In the 2018 edition of Giving Thanks to Music, host Nadia Sirota, creator of the Peabody Award-winning Meet the Composer podcast, invites several m...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KGUA, KUAF Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, 98.7 DZFE-FM The Master's Touch and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 27
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The first episode of A New York Minute In History explores the lives of Henry Johnson and Tommy Hitchcock Jr., World War I heroes with ties to New ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: Fred Rogers
There has never been a better time to visit Mister Rogers Neighborhood and this mix reminds of his mission with clips from the new documentary "Won...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:55
  • Purchases: 1
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"To write a symphony is, for me, to construct a world," said Mahler. Hear unique historical comment and quotes from biographers, authors, conductor...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and WHRV


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Stephen Hawking
Celebrating the world's most famous theoretical physicist, author of A Brief History of Time and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Camb...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julius Lester
Celebrating two radio legends who passed through Pacifica radio station WBAI in New York City in the seventies on their way to greater glory- I was...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:36
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Co-hosts Gregg & Gabriela visit the world's largest boat show, where billionaires flash their $200M luxury yachts, equipped with helicopters and pe...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:56
Caption: Dick Gregory
The retrospective of 2017 continues with mixes from Charlottesville to Washington with music and emotions from a turbulent year

Bought by KDUR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Goodbye Village Voice
A look back at the last twelve months, a retrospective of a truly transitional year with a disturbing loss of morals, constitution values and major...

Bought by 'The Sea', Indie3 Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KDUR, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 13
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In this music special we celebrate contemporary Native American artists with rare live recordings of Ulali and Bill Miller. Also, interviews with B...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
Caption: Fats Domino
A thirty minute tribute to one of the founders of rock & roll- Antoine "Fats" Domino, featuring some of his classic recordings, interviews and actu...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:52
Caption: Chuck Berry bw
A thirty minute tribute to the legendary Chuck Berry

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Kinetic, manic, rhythmic, pulsing, percussive...more...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 05:47
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The tributes continue on this third hour of Shortcuts, celebrating more of the lives lost to 2016, including Princess Leia, George Michael and others

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Dec 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scotty Moore with Elivis
This special mix features another gathering of the many artists, actors, musicians, comedians and celebrities who left us in 2016--from Muhammad Al...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Co-Hosts Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelán pick their favorite albums of 2016. In Hour 2, Special Correspondent Christina Aanestad reports back fro...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Deutsche Welle is proud to present the new production of "Parsifal" from opening day of the 2016 Bayreuth Festival. "Parsifal" is Richard Wagner's ...

Bought by KDX Worldround Radio, WBJC, and KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 04:23:44
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Pierre Boulez, Credit: New York Philharmonic Archives
Critic at large, Andrew Patner shares an exclusive interview from 2009 with the legendary Pierre Boulez, Helen Regenstein conductor emeritus of th...

Bought by WDPR, KOWS, KDX Worldround Radio, KGUA, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Moment of Zen 2015
A unique retrospective of the past year, including audio of the major events of 2015--the cultural highs and lows, mixed with music of the year and...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KMSU, WCAI / WNAN, Talking Information Center, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:39
  • Purchases: 7
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You might not expect this to result from the best laid plans, nonetheless... (Rob plays with F/X and the opening theme to "The Time Tunnel")

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:28
Caption: Inspiring Texans to keep water flowing for future generations.
Our Desired Future is a 30 minute radio documentary designed for public radio to educate Texans on the interdependence of our groundwater, springs ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio and KWBU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 2