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Thirty years after "Purple Rain," African musicians reimagined the 1984 film with local music and flair. Titled “Rain the Color Blue with a Little ...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:43
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This show is a variety of songs and comedy where we will explore cliche phrases,palindromes,jokes,rhymes,excess verbiage,pig-latin,mumbles, words s...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:59:24
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Discussing a cascade of styles all over the sheets.

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
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The impeccable British jazz critic/writer/musician Leonard Feather assembles a studio of all-stars to open this program, followed by funky guitar b...

Bought by KBBI, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Back to our old tricks, unintentionally nothing from the new millennium even made the cut this day. Instead simple inspiration from one track leadi...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, WKAR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Remembering the 1967 Summer of Love, featuring Allen Cohen, publisher of the Haight Ashbury psychedelic newspaper The Oracle. Also, Artist Annie C...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 1
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A great way to enjoy music on radio is to look forward to concert appearances. This is the case for touring musicians Lizz Wright, Marcia Ball, Ana...

Bought by WMOT, WJSU, WKAR, WVBI-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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We hit the road starting with guitarist John Scofield for a remote at radio sponsor & financial supporter “The Womack.” We interview many, beginnin...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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There’s a new political force center stage in India these days. The cow. The cow has always been holy to millions of Hindus but it’s still a plac...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The cool alto sax of East Coast Lee Konitz glides into a more bittersweet Charlie Parker tone, the pleasures of bebop continue with Buddy Rich play...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 5
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The Charlie Hunter Trio says come as you are, as it smells like teen spirit! Hunter was influenced by Roland Kirk, of whom we hear playing multiple...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Herbie Mann rides again from the Village Gate, Charlie Mariano re-create the vibe you woulda heard on jazz radio in the ‘70s, an alternative to the...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WYAP, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WJSU and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 6
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The Victoria Requiem, settings for the Virgin Mary, and a Spanish Baroque mass.

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 59:00
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Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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This time I’m serving a Little This & That from a myriad of indie artists, keying in on great albums to add to your record collection. It’s mostly ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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How we change nature and nature changes us, from wildflower picking in Israel to ayahuasca retreats in Peru.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Indie Music is not only a trendy term, it's a confusing one for some folks. The notion of what is and what isn’t “indie” has many folks confused. S...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
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On a recent trip to a local record shop, D Grant Smith found a few golden nuggets that had been cast aside. Fortunately for him and now for you, it...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Great music is great no matter when it is released. This week it's alternative music from indie, unsigned and a few mainstream acts from across the...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Mose Allison shouts out the Hacksaw handle, heavyweights Oscar Peterson and Art Blakey, who probably never played together, take turns on our stage...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WVBI-LP, WYAP, KCMJ Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 6
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The Blue Heron Ensemble and Scott Metcalfe are back with their incomparable series of performances from this treasure of early English Renaissance ...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:58
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This 1592 Venetian publication gave us 29 madrigals by 29 different composers; it is reconstructed for us by the King’s Singers.

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  • Length: 58:59
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Dreams are slick, dreams soar over the candlestick. Dreams are here then dreams are gone, yet I wonder from where they spawn? Does a stone dream, t...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:49:38
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An amazing new recording on Alia Vox of Basque music; the first Indian music transcribed by a westerner (on harpsichord!); and an Americana sampler...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:58
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The prolific Catalan artist this time gives us airs from Marais’ Alcione, part 2 of the Galicia project, and the second collection dedicated to Mon...

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  • Length: 58:58