PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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The Mummers Day Parade is as quintessentially South Philadelphia as Ben Franklin or Willy Penn, a Philly cheese steak or Italian water ice. It’s u...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:35
Caption: Soul Sound, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art is the only program of its kind in the country, if not the world. It’s the brainchild of Erin Thomas Foley and what it manages to do is as...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
Caption: Bill Kirchen
Bill Kirchen is a showman and a storyteller. Mainly though he’s a singer and a songwriter and a player of the world’s most versatile Telecaster. Th...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:32
Caption: Bill Kirchen
He’s been called the Titan of the Telecaster, the King of Diesel Billy. Bill Kirchen is all that and a lot more. He’s a master in a league of his o...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:45
Caption: Bill Kirchen
Bill Kirchen has been called the Titan of the Telecaster, the King of Dieselbilly. He got his start back in the late sixties with Commander Cody an...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 27:32
Caption: "Forward/Return" by The Album Leaf
Jimmy LaValle of The Album Leaf talks about the band's EP "Forward/Return."

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 04:17
Caption: The Album Leaf
A growing group of musicians are returning to old analog keyboards, sometimes refurbishing and playing instruments older than they are.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:46
Caption: Nicole Jean dressed as Emma Frost., Credit: Wolfgang Daniel, courtesy of the Salt archives.
Comic books and women's fandom.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Packard Campus is roughly 500,000 square feet, built into the side of a mountain in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains., Credit: Library of Congress/Matt Raymond
What do you get when you take a former Cold War bunker and fill it with the world’s largest collection of films, TV shows, radio broadcasts and sou...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:28
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You may not know Jon Hopkins, but you’ve heard him on albums by Coldplay, Massive Attack, Imogen Heap and Brian Eno. On Coldplay’s Viva La Vida or...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kronos Quartet, Credit: Michael Wilson
In the world of string quartets there is before and after Kronos, the ensemble that revolutionized the form, playing new music from Steve Reich to...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 04, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Ordinarily, if you want to perform with an orchestra you have to have years of musical experience and you have to go through a rigorous audition pr...

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, and KUT


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:42
  • Purchases: 3
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
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Ben Neill is the sole player of an instrument called the mutantrumpet. It has three different bells, two sets of valves, a mini-trombone slide and ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bear McCreary
The music and musician behind TV’s best Sci-Fi show

  • Added: Sep 25, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Some may associate contradancing with corny, gym-class square dance lessons, but for thousands of people across the country, contradancing and its ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 21, 2009
  • Length: 07:21
  • Purchases: 1
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A pioneer of Nouveau Flamenco guitar expands in cinematic colors

  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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The process of choreography requires vision, perserverance, and most of all, courage.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 21, 2008
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Meet several generations of men who say they just have to dance.

Bought by KLCC, WUFT, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 21, 2008
  • Length: 08:34
  • Purchases: 4
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The artistic director of the Pacific Northwest Ballet has a goal to preserve ballet's classical roots, and at the same time, help to push the boun...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 21, 2008
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
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The French electro-duo celebrates 10th Anniversary of Moon Safari

Bought by XRAY.fm and KUT-HD


  • Added: Apr 22, 2008
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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The life and legacy of Tibet's most celebrated yogi and spiritual bard is the subject of a new film. We find out more through interviews and song.

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Oct 02, 2007
  • Length: 14:15
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens just before dawn and just before dusk? More than you'd expect. On this edition of B-Side we explore the life crepuscular.

Bought by WRVO Public Media, KXOT Public Radio, KUOW, and KVNF


  • Added: Oct 02, 2007
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A handpicked collection of songs that traces the history of 1950's and 60's Swamp Pop, a musical genre indigenous to the Acadiana region of south L...

Bought by KMXT, Panhandle Community Radio, KSRQ, Red River Radio Network, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 5
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Great renditions of songs from various musical genres composed by Johnny Mercer.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2007
  • Length: 58:55