PRX - Pieces for Tone: Fresh Air-ish

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Caption: Mr. Jack
More pioneers of the early “Chicgao Blues” sound that changed the genre forever. This segment covers the music of the former “Aces” blues band wit...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:31
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

Bought by WTJU, WABE, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

Bought by KVSC, WABE, WKCC, KKRN, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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A new online archive of Grimm’s fairy tales reveals the evolution of these iconic stories, whose earlier versions were often violent and sexually s...

Bought by KKRN, KREV-LP, WTJU, and KUNV


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 4
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
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In the years after World War I, stunt pilots in small airplanes would fly throughout the country, performing tricks and selling rides to locals—int...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., WTJU, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Making sense of the most talked about book of all time.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 1
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During the 1910s and 1920s, the question of whether one was “highbrow” or “lowbrow” became a concern in the minds of modernist Americans. Brooks He...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 1
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During the 1910s and 1920s, the question of whether one was “highbrow” or “lowbrow” became a concern in the minds of modernist Americans. Brooks He...

Bought by WFHB, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Episode 12 - Andy interviews Manny Roth, who ran the famous Cafe Wha? in New York City, presenting up-and-coming entertainers like Bob Dylan, Bill ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 51:58
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry produced what some consider the greatest era of popular music. We look at the s...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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You've heard of Robin Hood, King Arthur, and even Beowulf. But Bevis of Hampton?

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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You've heard of Robin Hood, King Arthur, and even Beowulf. But Bevis of Hampton?

Bought by KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 53:50
  • Purchases: 3
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After William the Conqueror defeated Harold, the Saxon king, William wisely combined the crests of the two forces into a new British logo—two winge...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Pope.L, Blink New Orleans, 2012, Credit: Cathy Byrd
William Pope.L, an American performance artist and interventionist, talks about Blink, his magic lantern show for Prospect.2 New Orleans, 2011.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1