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This time we profile street musician Bongo Joe, who recorded a cult favorite for Arhoolie Records, in 1968.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates love the water. It’s their sustenance, it’s their highway, it’s their haven. Lester Blackiston loved the water. As a matter of fact, I didn...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:08
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates love the water. It’s their sustenance, it’s their highway, it’s their haven. Lester Blackiston loved the water. As a matter of fact, I did...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 27:09
Caption: A genuine PDX carpet foot selfie, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The first official episode of Rendered (formerly Destination DIY) documents the unprecedented love Portlanders have for their airport carpet.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Lester Blackiston, a poet of the Beat generation, was kind of, sort of, an inventor, a businessman, a seamen, and other things,too. Mainly, though,...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 25:57
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MY GRANDPA'S FACE IS BRILLIANT ORANGE...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Speech Accent Archive is the brainchild of GMU's Steven Weinberger, Credit: Rebecca Sheir
A look -- and listen -- inside the world's largest online database of English accents.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Dec 09, 2010
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Somewhere near Portland, Maine a man -- known here as Max -- is likely be found breaking the law almost 24 hours a day... from his attic.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Maine Roller Derby skated into Portland, Maine and called the city home in 2006. Roller derby is a fast-paced full-contact sport played on skates.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
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A cure for the dog days of summer, this edition of B-Side bring you the best of the season of watermelon and warm nights.

Bought by KPIK-LP, KISU, KSJD, KUT, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 10, 2008
  • Length: 23:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Singer-songwriter delves into dark and quirky places

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
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They say the clothes make the man, or woman. On this edition of B-Side we explore what our clothes say about who we are. B-Side's Tamara Keith visi...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, Remix Radio, KXOT Public Radio, KUT-HD, and KGOU


  • Added: May 11, 2008
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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The French electro-duo celebrates 10th Anniversary of Moon Safari

Bought by XRAY.fm and KUT-HD


  • Added: Apr 22, 2008
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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B-Side's Tamara Keith went to the E For All video game convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center in search of both games and nerds. They wer...

Bought by Remix Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 17, 2008
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A collection of handpicked songs from a very wide range of musical styles that address the subject of rhythm as it pertains to music and dance.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 58:52
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Joe Bussard on his collection of 25,000 78's and his own Fonotone Records label

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Nov 13, 2006
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 2
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a profile of songwriter Sonny Curtis, his song "I Fought the Law," and its influence on rock 'n roll

  • Added: May 11, 2006
  • Length: 05:50
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Eighteen year old Josh Dayton lives in the real world, and his own fantasy world.

Bought by WCFM and WHQR


  • Added: Jan 10, 2005
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 2
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LaShanda, a youth producer incarcerated at the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland, Maine, interviews her fellow inmates about th...

Bought by Remix Radio and YouthCast


  • Added: Jun 30, 2004
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2