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Deltron 3030's Del the Funky Homosapien and Dan the Automator discuss authenticity in hip hop, how Mega Man inspired their last record, and resisti...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Renowned jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington discusses the subtle difference between being an "amateur" musician and a "professional." Friend of the...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2017, Bonnie "Prince" Billy released a collection of Merle Haggard covers called "Best Troubador." To celebrate it, he recorded an hourlong radi...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff talks about how identity and artifice inform music — and why you need to just dance sometimes. We pay tribute to...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KRSC, WLPR, and KWIT


  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Musician Damien Jurado discusses a spiritual awakening that took hold on a beach in Florida and how that affected his music. Actor Jesse Eisenberg ...

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KRSC, WLPR, and KWIT


  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal Zombies album "Odessey and Oracle." We'll chat with Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent of The Zom...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In this episode of Blue Dot, Dave talks to Jennifer Strauss from the UC Berkeley Seismology Lab and Ken Hudnut from the United States Geological Su...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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On this episode Dave is joined by co-host Kate Fullam as they interview Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix: How Nature makes us Happier, H...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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In this episode we bid a temporary aloha to our longtime friend and surfer buddy, William Patzert. Dave is joined by former producer (and the compo...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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On this episode of Blue Dot, Dave talks to fellow science communications host Ira Flatow who joined us from his home in Connecticut. The award winn...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode of Blue Dot, Dave is joined by Kate Fullam to interview Ann Druyan. Ann was the Creative Director of the Voyager Interstellar Messa...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Silverback Trio, Credit: Sara Horishnyk
With its strong emphasis on improvisation, the Silverback Trio of Minneapolis does “outside” well. But it also plays with a strong group feeling. Y...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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David Bazan and Damien Jurado have been close friends since high school. That said, they hadn't seen each other in years when they just so happened...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, and KWIT


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
With its strong emphasis on improvisation, the Silverback Trio of Minneapolis does “outside” well. But it also plays with a strong group feeling. P...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Geraldine Hughes
CHANGING OF THE GUARD features two short comedies about getting outpaced by a world zooming way ahead. In The Mandela Effect, written and directed...

Bought by WNPR, KUNM, KZYX, and WHRV


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Death Cab for Cutie bassist Nick Harmer talks about the past and how it relates to the band's present — and how it doesn't. Music supervisor Thomas...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scott Adsit
Comedy writer all-star, Alan Zweibel (“SNL,” Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays), and young comedy writer MVP, Jon Kern (“The Simps...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WNPR, and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Grandkids is a group from northern Illinois, who met while attending school in Urbana. They released a new album at the end of 2016, 'This Guitars'...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Seasaw is a duo from Madison, WI. They originally met while waiting tables together in Freeport. They released an album in 2016 entitled 'Too Much ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Oshwa is a solo-project-turned-band-turned-solo-project. Alicia Walter stops by Studio A and talks about her latest album release, and her evolutio...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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La Historia has been around the Rockford scene since 2012. They recently released a full-length album, 'Low Mimetic'. They talk about putting that...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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The Lone Canary, an acoustic duo from Rockford, stops by Studio A to talk about their latest album release, and perform original songs.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Dylan Lloyd brings his soulful, heartfelt music into Studio A, performing on acoustic guitar and piano. He discusses his history working with succe...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Hey!Rabbit is a duo: Paul & Mary Cardona, from Chicago. They spent three years living in Prague, and found inspiration in the limitations that come...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Name the Moon stops by Studio A. They were recently signed to Idol Records out of TX, and release a debut album January 2017. They talk about life ...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00