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An African griot meets a German jazz trumpeter when Ablaye Cissoko and Volker Goetze talk about their unlikely and serenely beautiful collaboration.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 29, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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THE LAST STATION -- Writer/director Michael Hoffman talks with Andrea Chase about using Chekhov to get to Tolstoy, why love is as wondrous and infu...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 16:04
Caption: trumpeter Jon Hassell
Americana is a genre that usually refers to rustic music with roots in heartland American sounds from folk, blues and country. But recently, Americ...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Dec 18, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG: Animators Mark Henn and Mike Surrey talk to Andrea Chase about the pleasures and perils of returning to hand-drawn anima...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 15:03
Caption: Baaba Maal
Senegalese singer Baaba Maal talks about the evolution of the African Griot and his own ethereal new CD, Television, recorded with The Brazilian Gi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KTRL


  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Adam Larkey
Many of the musicians who perform at fiddlers' conventions and music festivals throughout southern Appalachia are, in fact, young kids.

Bought by WMMT, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and WTIP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Donna De Lory
Donna De Lory turns Hindi chants into spiritual pop songs. A back-up singer for Madonna and a gifted singer-songwriter in her own right, Donna De ...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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It was John Cage who suggested that music was always in the air, and John Luther Adams has been tapping that sound for over 30 years. His evocative...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Robert Moog
On what would have been his 75th Birthday, we remember Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer with Roger O’Donnell, former keyboardist with T...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Spock, Kirk, McCoy, Scotty, Credit: www.startrek.com
PEACE TALKS RADIO, the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution, explores the peace message in the hugely popular original 1960's T...

Bought by KUOW, KGNU, WTJU, KUOW, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
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Entering her 19th year as a truck driver, Debbie Seelow is no burly man, but rather a self-described "grandma who loves to knit and crochet".

Bought by WABE, KZYX, WNIJ, WAMC, KRUA and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2009
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 7
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Two Native American women try to convince their tribe to hold on to their traditions.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 21, 2009
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 3
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A woman who teaches English in African refugee camps finds her students sometimes need more than an English lesson.

Bought by PRX Remix, Marfa Public Radio, and KRUA


  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 3
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An oral history of Portland, Maine's long-lost Little Italy.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 07:08
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Sumner McKane has been releasing albums of evocative soundscapes dipped in Americana as cinematic as a John Ford western and as nuanced as Andrew W...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2008
  • Length: 03:30

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Will Sheff's songs for Okkervil River have the cinematic quality of short films.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2008
  • Length: 13:49
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Born July 26, 1875, Carl Jung's psychological theories are once more en vogue. Nancy King, with the radio program "With Good Reason," looks at th...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
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CD Pick: Peter Kater and Joseph Fire Crow's Wind of the East

  • Added: Jul 02, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Global percussion pairs with a cinematic voice

  • Added: May 28, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Nashville duo talks about an atmospheric guitar landscape

  • Added: May 20, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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A profile of rock producer, ambient musician and music conceptualist Brian Eno, for his 60th birthday

  • Added: May 07, 2008
  • Length: 03:30

  • Added: May 02, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Explores the messages to teens that to be popular you must buy the best in brand-names and outshine your peers in all ways, including destructive b...

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Apr 29, 2008
  • Length: 29:44
  • Purchases: 1
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One of the most stunning comebacks in the history of rock and roll...

Bought by PRX Remix and WMPG


  • Added: Mar 10, 2008
  • Length: 05:44
  • Purchases: 2