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Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KCPW, KISU, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The Colorado River is one of the main forces shaping the landscape around the Colorado Plateau. Here we talk with Dr. Joel Pederson and tease apart...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:57
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I’ve got five artist debuts in the hour ahead – a little less than half the tracks. And, I’ve got some that we haven’t heard from in awhile. Altere...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:54
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If I was to draw a road map of the hour, it would contain strong, evocative voices, a contrast between darkness and light, and a set featuring an i...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:54
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I’ve got some interesting instrumentation this week, along with a very nice acoustic set and a set of classic blues artists live. Stomptown Brass, ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:54
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It’s a big variety in this hour of The Roadhouse, as you’ve come to expect. I’ve got young artists and old. I’ve got artists who are new to the sho...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:54
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Saxophonist Charlie Parker is renowned for his small-group recordings, but he also was captured a number of times in large-ensemble settings. This ...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:56
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Recordings that saxophonist John Coltrane made with Duke Ellington, Eric Dolphy, and the rhythm section of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jo...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Michael Kinnamon, The Witness of Religion In An Age of Fear
Michael Kinnamon summons us to address our culture of fear and Steve Taylor invites everyone to a spiritual awakening.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sitting on top of the world has been around a long time. The song was written by Walter Vinson and Sam Chatmon, members of the blues group, the Mis...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
Caption: Roseville Big Band Trip to Acapulco 1989, Credit: Glen Newton
The Roseville Big Band brings its special arrangements to an Edina concert on Oct 2. Band director Glenn Newton tells Phil Nusbaum about it.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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This is the EXTENDED version of the new program that marks the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' landmark album RUBBER SOUL. This ve...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Nov 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:33:40
  • Purchases: 1
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To spotlight The Beatles' landmark album RUBBER SOUL, producer Paul Ingles presents another in his acclaimed series of specials on Beatles' history...

Bought by KZYX, KREV-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, WVPE, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:47:58
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Brasil Guitar Duo, Credit: Brasil Guitar Duo
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Brasil Guitar Duo member Douglas Lora and music by Kapsberger, Bach, Elme...

Bought by KCME, KJJF, KPRG, WHRV, KWAX and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:42
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The red carpet rolls out next Sunday – and hopefuls, hacks, and superstars alike will be chasing the most coveted prize in show business. But are w...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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A celebration and exploration of "Blood on the Tracks," the Bob Dylan album voted his best in a Rolling Stone magazine fan survey. Music writers, ...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WYSO, NPR Illinois, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:52:55
  • Purchases: 8
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Doris Stengel grew up on the North Dakota prairie, and then moved to the woods and lakes of Minnesota. She's been a high school teacher and has men...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
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Brian Bahouth chats with William Fox, writer and Director of the Center for Art and Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno … words and mus...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2014
  • Length: 14:47
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: The SteelDrivers Hammer Down, Credit: Official Album Cover
The SteelDrivers have had a notable career in bluegrass and Americana, so what happens when both the founder and the lead vocalist leave the band?

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, KKRN, KMXT, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jun 29, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Early Bluegrass is often viewed as a post WWII idiom reflecting great changes in the US. With that in mind, it makes sense that early bluegrass is ...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Follow bluegrass and old time music for a while, and you realize that fans and players are tuned into the evolution of the music. The evolution has...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2012
  • Length: 06:23
Caption: Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Credit: The VSO
Classical New England's travelogue of regional music festivals catches up with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra during their annual end-of-summer tou...

Bought by WMNR


  • Added: Oct 04, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elley-Long Music Center (Colchester, VT)
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival today in Colchester, VT.

Bought by KZYX and Vermont Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jaffrey Center Meeting House
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals is in Peterborough, NH at the Monadnock Music Festival.

Bought by WMNR


  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 1