PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Barriers keep people under 21 out of many areas at the Capitol Hill Block Party. , Credit: KUOW Photo/Noah Phillips Reardon
Music festivals all around the country are great places to hear live music. However, not everyone can enjoy the music. Many of the stages have an a...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:22
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Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 52:46
Caption: Lady E. aka
Lady E tells me that some nights when she’s finished singing and returns to her apartment and is having trouble with the zipper on her dress, she’l...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 56:36
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They have no band. No backup. No room for error. In a barbershop quartet the only instrument is the vocal chords.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 06:14
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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
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
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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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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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
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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