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A celebration of the life and music of Nat King Cole on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 56:43
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Robin Barnes was born and raised in the Lower 9th Ward, shuttling between her parents’ and grandparents’ houses and singing the songs they liked to...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 52:00
Caption: Nicholle and the Khans
Today on The Live Feed, we take you to Blooming Ground’s Coffee House in Winona, Minnesota for the musical stylings of Nicolle and the Khans. Liste...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:59
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When The Rough Draft Diaries contacted John Rockwood he was feeling a little under the weather... a lil too under the weather for a face-to-face in...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:31
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In a 1962 interview, Sylvia Plath said, “Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline. You've got to go so far so fast in such a small space; you've ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Colin Meloy says he wishes he would have never used the word "hiatus" when referring to his band The Decemberists taking time off after The King Is...

Bought by KUCB, KHNS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 4
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As a member of The Strokes, Albert Hammond Jr. was always caught in the Keith Richards roll; the great ax-man behind Julian Casablancas’ Jagger. An...

Bought by KSUT and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 2
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In this Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, we take a look at the continuation of an exciting arts program at St. Cloud State University that is i...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:19
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Most poems today are written in free verse, which means there is no set pattern of rhyme or meter to govern the poem: the poet is free to arrange a...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kathleen Gillette and her family in the mid-1990s., Credit: Credit Courtesy of Kathleen Gillette
Kathleen Gillette has had a passion for singing for as long as she can remember. But after spending 15 years as an opera singer, her career began t...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:15
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El Sistema is not an instruction method so much as a shared conviction: that every child wants to make music, and can. It has big social implicatio...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 50:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Conversations with artists of all kinds doing work in and about the real world. Hour long, magazine format episode of Word of Mouth.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 2
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All of us at Art of the Song are deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Eagles founding member Glenn Frey on January 18, 2016. An inspiration t...

Bought by KREV-LP, KGLP, KUNM, Lower Cape Communications, KAZU and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Vijay Iyer
"I kind of had a revelation once seeing him [Randy Weston] play live. It happened for me in a particular time in my life when I recently made the d...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 12, 2012
  • Length: 12:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Carlisle Floyd talks about his extensive career in opera, including writing some of his most famous pieces, Susannah, Of Mice and Men, Willie Stark...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 29:55
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the sound of ice dripping

Bought by PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, Credit: Avishay Artsy
This year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 06:18
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A piece from the heart, surveying the urban mental landscape through the eyes of a "Scab Artist"

Bought by BSR Radio and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Nov 05, 2007
  • Length: 18:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Electronic musicians from the Nortec Collective talk about how life on the border influenced their music. The piece has music weaved throughout.

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Feb 13, 2006
  • Length: 17:13
  • Purchases: 1