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Iconic horror director John Carpenter talks about being an outsider, what inspired him to make films, and how he accidentally became a full-time mu...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jose Antonio Vargas on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode discusses what happens when you "Face Your Fears" with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, comedian Marcella Arguello, writer and former L...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Roger Reeves on Live Wire, Credit: E. Wight Photo
Live Wire "Faces the Music" in Austin, TX with busker-turned-blues artist Charley Crockett, poet Roger Reeves, and BBQ masters LeAnn Mueller and Al...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace discusses her early years in punk and feeling out of place onstage before she came out as transgender. Brad...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ike Barinholtz, San Francisco, CA 9/27/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ike Barinholtz talks savagery, gestalt therapy, and art in difficult times.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 11:58
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Pop Wagner’s been a folk music entertainer in the Twin Cities for at least a generation. On Sat Oct 20, he’ll take his general program to the Inver...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Wilkinson James, Credit: David Tanner
The band Wilkinson James has had quite an evolution over it’s 10 years together, both as a duet and as a full band. Phil Nusbaum talked with foundi...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Wilkinson James, Credit: David Tanner
Local band Wilkinson James has had quite an evolution over its 10 years together. The group celebrates its decade of music making together 9-11 Fri...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Ted Leo discusses his love for "The Lord of the Rings," growing up as a punk kid, and his complicated relationship with Catholicism. This episode a...

Bought by KWIT, KOSU, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Justin Pierre broke up his band Motion City Soundtrack in 2016. After laying low for a while, Justin's back with his solo debut. Today he talks abo...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Musician and producer Ethan Johns discusses the unique perspective he gained from growing up in the music industry and how it feels to experience s...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Deltron 3030's Del the Funky Homosapien and Dan the Automator discuss authenticity in hip hop, how Mega Man inspired their last record, and resisti...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Renowned jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington discusses the subtle difference between being an "amateur" musician and a "professional." Friend of the...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2017, Bonnie "Prince" Billy released a collection of Merle Haggard covers called "Best Troubador." To celebrate it, he recorded an hourlong radi...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff talks about how identity and artifice inform music — and why you need to just dance sometimes. We pay tribute to...

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Musician Damien Jurado discusses a spiritual awakening that took hold on a beach in Florida and how that affected his music. Actor Jesse Eisenberg ...

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  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal Zombies album "Odessey and Oracle." We'll chat with Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent of The Zom...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In this episode of Blue Dot, Dave talks to Jennifer Strauss from the UC Berkeley Seismology Lab and Ken Hudnut from the United States Geological Su...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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On this episode Dave is joined by co-host Kate Fullam as they interview Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix: How Nature makes us Happier, H...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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In this episode we bid a temporary aloha to our longtime friend and surfer buddy, William Patzert. Dave is joined by former producer (and the compo...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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On this episode of Blue Dot, Dave talks to fellow science communications host Ira Flatow who joined us from his home in Connecticut. The award winn...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode of Blue Dot, Dave is joined by Kate Fullam to interview Ann Druyan. Ann was the Creative Director of the Voyager Interstellar Messa...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Silverback Trio, Credit: Sara Horishnyk
With its strong emphasis on improvisation, the Silverback Trio of Minneapolis does “outside” well. But it also plays with a strong group feeling. Y...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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David Bazan and Damien Jurado have been close friends since high school. That said, they hadn't seen each other in years when they just so happened...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, and KWIT


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
With its strong emphasis on improvisation, the Silverback Trio of Minneapolis does “outside” well. But it also plays with a strong group feeling. P...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00