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Neil Golden is more known for his keyboard and bass playing for other bands from Athens, Georgia, but this South Carolina native has finally releas...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Archie Shepp: I  Hear the Sound, Credit: Created by WOZNIAK
Archie Shepp shares his musical biography—and his thoughts about the legacy of African-American music.

Bought by KMUW, WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kevin Gordon, Credit: Official Press Photo
Kevin Gordon‘s latest album, Long Gone Time, continues his thoughtful, critical examination of reconciling your love for family with deeply held in...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:06
  • Purchases: 1
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In his memoir Soul Serenade, Rashod Ollison describes how music was a lifeline during a difficult upbringing.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jeffrey Foucault, Credit: Official Press Photo
Jeffrey Foucault’s (pronounced Folk-alt) latest album, Salt As Wolves, brings the #CFRalum (previously featured on CFR) back to his rock and blues ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Jeffrey Foucault, Credit: Official Press Photo
Jeffrey Foucault's latest album, Salt As Wolves, brings him back to his blues and rock roots.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 10:39
Caption: John Adams, Credit: Deborah O'Grady
Composer John Adams reflects on his creating American music that’s intense, sensual and meaningful.

Bought by WABE, KMRE-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Caleb Caudle will release Carolina Ghost on 2/26/16 via This Is American Music, a label featuring the best in Southern Independent songwriting.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Official Album Cover, El Scorpion
Adam Landry produced critically acclaimed albums by Deer Tick, Lilly Hiatt, Diamond Rugs, Rayland Baxter, and T. Hardy Morris, as well as recently ...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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Music producers in roots rock are not usually household names. In the middle of the fourth interview with a songwriter whose album he produced, it...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 20:51
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A half-century of musical innovation and self-determination, told by AACM co-founder (currently AACM-New York president) and 2010 NEA Jazz Master M...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Danny Barnes with Bazouki, Credit: Official Press Photo
Danny Barnes recently won the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. The innovative musician fuses electronics and folk instrum...

Bought by Prairie Public, KRPS, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:56:04
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: On the set of Better Call Saul, Credit: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television
Dave Porter’s iconic music is an essential part of the story: Think: Breaking Bad, and Better Call Saul

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Aaron Lee Tasjan writes folk songs for an indie rock crowd, weaving storylines with humor and social commentary.

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Nov 29, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Soloman Howard as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the company of Appomattox at Washington National Opera , Credit: Scott Suchman
Tazewell Thompson may be wowing critics and audiences with his direction of the opera Appomattox, but he’s an equally brilliant theater director an...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Rayland Baxter grew up in Nashville, with a songwriter & pedal steel playing dad, but it wasn't until a lacrosse injury in college sidelined the yo...

Bought by KRPS and WSLR


  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dan Sheehy, Credit: Ashlee Duncan
He helped develop the Folk Arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts and he's been head of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Now, Dan Shee...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WABE, KPVL, and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Citizen by Todd Grebe & Cold Country, Credit: Official Album Cover
Alaska-native, Todd Grebe, knows about Cold Country — not just the weather, but his band. After years playing music more influenced by bluegrass t...

Bought by KHNS, KRPS, KCMJ Community Radio, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Here's how a writer created the music magazine he wanted to read.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, KPVL, and WABE


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: New World Symphony, Credit: Courtesy of New World Symphony
The CEO of The New World Symphony creates music presentations for the 21st century.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Waterwalker by Folk Family Revival, Credit: Official Album Cover
Less folk, more family for Waterwalker, the latest album from a family band from Texas, Folk Family Revival.

Bought by KRPS, WLPR, KCMJ Community Radio, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: "Pneumatica" created and performed by Squonk Opera, Credit: John Altdorfer
Find out about the artistic exuberance that is Squonk Opera with artistic directors and founders, Jackie Dempsey and Steve O'Hearn.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WNJR, KPVL, WABE, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Great Peacock, Making Ghosts, Credit: Official Album Cover
Great Peacock write Southern indie anthems: instant crowd sing-alongs with a distinctly modern flair.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KKRN, WLPR, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Year of October, Golden Days, Credit: Official Album Cover
What happens when you actually listen to a band suggested by a music discovery algorithm? Rarely, you get lucky.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KKRN, WLPR, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 14, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Ensemble for the Romantic Century blends chamber music with fully staged dramas and changes both theater and concerts in the process. Don Sanders i...

Bought by WABE, WNJR, KPIP-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4