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Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Orville and Wilbur, DIY scientists, were bicycle mechanics at the turn of the 20th century in Dayton, Ohio before they changed our world. David Mc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Junebug holotypes from Mike Ivie's entomology lab at Montana State University. When Ivie retires, his personal collection will be donated to the Smithsonian.
Until recently, bug specimens collected on federal land had to be returned as government property, even if they're dead and pulverized. The rules a...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Your source for new music from Current AND Classic artists!

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:08:51
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When you call 911, who answers the phone? How do they decide who to send to the scene, and how fast will they get there? We bring you a 2-part spec...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
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Farewell to George Jones-- and hell-o again to Natalie Maines! This week's hour long musical mystery tour includes Jim James, Patty Smith and more.

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:41
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Conversations with people who take a DIY approach to science and to life: DIY biologists working to democratize the lab, a single mom who says some...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KUT, KUOW, WYSO, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Volatility on Wall Street, talk of a double dip recession---bad news for the markets. But good news for music? During times like these, we witness...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 57:46
  • Purchases: 1
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It got its start in the oilfields, ranches, and lumber camps of the early 1900s. And it went on to reshape American music. Join music historian Al...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jul 30, 2011
  • Length: 54:39
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode, we explore songs that challenged the stereotypes of Texas music. Though "country" music may be what the Lone Star State is most we...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jul 22, 2011
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of Texas Music Matters, we take a behind the scenes tour of the award-winning PBS show Austin City Limits. This show features rare ...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Jul 13, 2011
  • Length: 54:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The musical ‘homage’ seldom gets the credit it deserves. Done artfully, the ‘cover song’ can both refer to the past and hint at a new direction fo...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 56:57
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Question. How good has this year been for music? Well, let's put it this way: Recently, NPR Music decided there was no need to wait til the end of ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Today we'll honor some of the best known soul musicians from around the Lone Star State - as well as some hidden gems. Austin-based music journali...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 17, 2011
  • Length: 50:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Features a song from the nearly mythical forthcoming album by ZZ Top is leaked to the Space Station crew. Also new tunes by Austin’s Wooden Birds, ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 55:07
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On this edition of Texas Music Matters, we’ll talk with Travis Stimeling, author of “Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks,” about the music that transform...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2011
  • Length: 57:30
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During this edition of Texas Music Matters, Austin’s Amy Cook takes on Janes Addiction, Suzanna Choffel debuts a new album, and we take on a new un...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and NPR Illinois


  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Features the unreleased music of Birmingham/Austin rockers Monarchs, also Adele covers a Sam Cooke classic in Austin's historic Studio 1A, Paul McC...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 53:32
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Features the music of Blues-belter Nakia as well as Steve Earle, Athens' Of Montreal, Austin guitar-legend David Grissom, Texas rockers The Couch, ...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 59:10
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Public Service Announcement for Generosity Water produced by Kennesaw State University Communication students.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2011
  • Length: :31
Caption: Ryan Reynolds, San Francisco, CA, September 20, 2010, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ryan Reynolds on sense memory, staying calm, and working solo.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2010
  • Length: 09:11
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Filmmakers Henry Joost, Nev and Ariel Schulman talk about taking the journeys, metaphorical and literal, to discover the truth about their Facebook...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2010
  • Length: 10:32
Caption: David Michod, June 18, 2010, San Francisco, Credit: Andrea Chase
David Michod talks crime, drama, and the silence of 17-year-old boys.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 18:15
Caption: Jay Duplass, San Francisco, June 22, 2010 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Jay Duplass, seminal member of the Mumblecore indie film movement, talks the downside of intense relationships, ceding control to his act...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2010
  • Length: 15:13
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MICMACS director Jean-Pierre Jeunet talks fate, inspiration, and the impersonal nature of modern warfare.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2010
  • Length: 08:13