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The great African American influence on the sound of the American Musical, from In Dahomey to Bring In The Noise

Bought by WVTF and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 2
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In the 1970’s, a series of laws ushered in a so-called “sunshine era” of government transparency. A new book examines the dark side of the Sunshine...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
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Home prices are higher than ever before in the Bay Area. So it begs the question: are we in a housing bubble or a housing crisis?

  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: "With Wind," an instillation at Alcatraz by the Chinese dissident, Ai Weiwei, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
Ai WeiWei has been under house arrest in Beijing since 2011, but that has not stopped him from making work internationally. He just opened a massiv...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 2
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It all started a couple of years ago, when a happy-go-lucky guy I swim with named Joe Omran showed up at Aquatic Park one day in a foul mood. Thirt...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:18
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Bob Dylan biographers Sid Griffin, Clinton Heylin and Greil Marcus begin this series on Dylan's The Basement Tapes with the Band by calling it "a m...

Bought by WJFF, PRX Remix, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A California Clapper Rail at Arrowhead Marsh, MLK Regional Shoreline, Oakland, CA., Credit: Len Blumin
The California Clapper Rail is a bird that likes to be heard, but not seen. But today, on this windy morning at Arrowhead Marsh in Oakland, they ar...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:13
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Brand-new one hour special from Joyride Media takes in depth look at Roy Orbison's 1989 posthumous comeback album, "Mystery Girl."

Bought by KPVL, Louisville Public Media, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Bay Area Bike Share station in front of San Francisco City Hall, Credit: Isabel Angell
The success of Bay Area Bike Share depends on one place: downtown San Francisco. Back in August, the program. made a well-calculated gamble and stu...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
Caption: Ricardo Orozco, Area 3 Captain, OPD, Credit: Oakland Police Department
Oakland Police Captain Ricardo Orozco says he’s living his dream of being a cop. “Ever since I was a small boy, the show that I always liked to wa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 16:20
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Lessons on Writing With Style is an in depth source of information for writers looking to improve their command of the craft. Today I'm going share...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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ThoughtCast speaks with Anant Agarwal, formerly the Director of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. An entrepreneur and ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2013
  • Length: 11:32
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Inside the making of Preservation Hall Jazz Band's new album, featuring interviews with the band and co-producer Jim James (My Morning Jacket)

Bought by KUMD, KPVL, WLPR, WVAS, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Weekly series looking at the issues affecting the people of our planet

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 27:30
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In response to international tests that show American students lagging, a number of programs supporting the study of science, technology, engineeri...

Bought by KENW, KFAI, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Paul Simon recalls the creative sparks and controversies surrounding his landmark album, "Graceland"

Bought by Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUKY, CBC Inside the Music, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: May 17, 2012
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Archival Paul Simon interviews from various moments of his career are intertwined to show the evolution of his creative process. Hosted by Rita Ho...

Bought by WKMS, KBYS 88.3 FM, KISU, North State Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Wynton Marsalis looks back on music from throughout his career, from the straight jazz to his more classical compositions.

Bought by KISU, Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN, WAMC, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Brand new one-hour special features exclusive Sting interview looking back on music from his solo career.

Bought by KPVL, WUKY, Prairie Public, CBC Inside the Music, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The official radio companion to Pearl Jam Twenty - a new documentary by Cameron Crowe in theatres Sep 2011, on PBS American Masters Oct 21, 2011.

Bought by KPVL, CBC Inside the Music, NPR Illinois, WAMC, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:10:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Tony Bennett and his duet partners (Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones, Aretha Franklin, John Mayer and more) discuss the art of collaboration on timeless ...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN, KISU, KRWG, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:28:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Never before heard demos, rare live recordings from the band, some familiar Floyd classics and brand new interview with Nick Mason. Produced/hosted...

Bought by Prairie Public, KFCF FM, and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 29, 2011
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 3
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Ten 75-second modules to celebrate Roy Orbison's would-be 75th birthday in 2011 (birthday is 4/23/1936).

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2011
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Esmaeil Fallahi, Credit: Photo by Guy Hand
An Iranian fruit expert moves to rural Idaho with an offering of his homelands agricultural diversity.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Twenty 2:00 modules to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock.

Bought by The Prairie Star, KVMR, WHRV, KZYX, KGLT and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2009
  • Length: 40:00
  • Purchases: 6