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Caption: Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra, Credit: Steve Rouch
The Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra has been entertaining audiences for decades. The next chance to listen to the massed mandolins will be at Como Lak...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
Hoaxer is a band made up of Edmund Catlin, Peter Goggin, Will Kjeer, Charlie Lincoln. The band formed when all the players were Twin Cities high sc...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Skruffians, Credit: Dick Parker
The Skruffians is a group of experienced Twin Cities players that combine Jamaican reggae and ska with jazz chops. It’s always a playful combinatio...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Skruffians, Credit: Dick Parker
The Skruffians is a group of experienced Twin Cities players that combine Jamaican reggae and ska with jazz chops. Creating musical surprises is th...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League, Credit: Aaron Davidson
The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League calls what it does Prohibition Swing. It’s a collection of styles nearly a century old with a lot of cool. ...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
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Hear what happened this week in rock-n-roll history to lay the groundwork for today's musical landscape.

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, and KSKQ


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Powerful computer tools are helping musicologists study the evolution of popular music.

Bought by KMUD, WABE, KMXT, and WLPR


  • Added: May 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Thelonious Monk, Credit: Library of Congress
Musical creativity could be good for the aging brain.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
Caption: Finis Terrae, Brittany
This Episode of "Bonjour Chanson" runs the gamut from a fantastic world where kids solve mysteries hidden in iron masks and stone sarcophagi, to a ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and KUT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 29:21
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Yefim Bronfman
The Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 is a part of nearly every pianist's concert repertoire, and for many Russian pianists, it's often the first ma...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :26
Caption: José Serebrier
You may have heard that the future of the recording industry is somewhat up in the air as new technologies make it possible to access music in new ...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :22
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Messiaen did something to make just about everyone angry - so why are there people left who love him?

Bought by KUT-HD and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Apr 14, 2008
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 2