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Caption: Yip Jump! Music, Credit: Daniel Johnston
Celebrating the great outside artist, songwriter and performer with his music and exclusive interviews.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
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Chris Strachwitz is a man possessed. A “songcatcher,” capturing and recording the traditional, regional, down-home music of the US, his adopted hom...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hal Prince & Stephen Sondheim
A short tribute to the late Prince of Broadway with music from many of the shows he produced and directed with interview clips and memories of a tr...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:15
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In this episode, producer Katie Davis profiles German-American photographer Volkmar Wentzel who was born in Dresden, Germany in 1915 before moving ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 12:31
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Dieter Kosslick is one of the film world’s best known festival directors. He’s put his stamp on the Berlin International Film Festival for the pas...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 27:06
  • Purchases: 1
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The Bauhaus school of art, architecture and design was founded in 1919 and lasted for only 14 years before the Nazis forced it to close in 1933. An...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 25:09
Caption: Stefon Harris on Dialogs, Credit: Michael Ambrosino
Stefon Harris speaks to the musical, cultural and political influences in his career and creative practice, while unpacking the core aspects of his...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
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In 1975, the German journalist Frances Schoenberger interviewed John Lennon in New York, a dream gig for her – but this interview was never publish...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:43
Caption: Fernando Castro and Carol Fernandez  from Amapolay, Credit: AMapolay Facebook
This is an interview with artists Carol Fernandez and Fernando Castro of Amapolay Manufacturas Autonomas who are currently being featured in an exh...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Some of Doris Kelly's handmade cards.
In the early 1930s, a boy played a prank on a girl. The girl, Doris Kelly Hall, swore revenge. What followed was over 70 years of harassing limeric...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2018
  • Length: 21:29
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I love my city, and I rep it to the death. But at the same time, I’m a white boy in a black neighborhood.

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 04:16
  • 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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Stars and filmmakers talk about bringing Brigsby Bear to life on screen.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Ruminations from the rust-belt revival in Canada's Steel Town--Hamilton, Ontario--on whether artists are "the footsoldiers of gentrification."

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 46:04
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Two records from 1983 achieved minor novelty fame, and then faded away, only to emerge 20 years later as the originators of a curious genre of pop ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 44:02
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Ray Bradbury's best work... the movie's opening credits were done with audio voiceover while antennas (and no words) grace the opening screen...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:12:23
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An insight into Irish contemporary circus, with regards to the many circus schools and institutions popping up around the country. And a look at th...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:56
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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

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  • 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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A short talk with the artistic and executive directors and a current artist-in-residence at the 18th Street Arts Center in LA.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:34
Caption: Peter Simon and his archives
In Peter Simon’s 50-year career, he’s photographed The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Bruce Springsteen, and so much more. Now, at age 69, he’s thin...

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Listen to Philippine hits from the last thirty years of the last millenium...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:35:32
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Paul Ingles and NPR Music's Ann Powers host a survey of the music of British musician David Bowie, who died January 10, 2016 of cancer at 69.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, KHNS, Prairie Public, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 38
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400 E Patapsco Ave: One block. Everybody's story.

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 48:30
  • Purchases: 2
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3300 Greenmount: One block. Everybody's story.

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 48:30
  • Purchases: 2