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From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we find out why some famous rock songs were intentionally recorded out of tune.

Bought by KWIT, WOUB, Goat Radio, WYAP, KRSC and more


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The CD is going the way of the cassette and 8-track and here is why.

Bought by WSGE, KWIT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP and more


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we put the mic in front of the speakers and hear the beauty of feedback.

Bought by WOUB, KWIT, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we explore the vast innovations of Les Paul.

Bought by WOUB, KWIT, KSRQ, WYAP, KRSC and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we feature rock songs that were recorded without an amplifier.

Bought by WOUB, KWIT, KSKQ, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Dr. Jenni Buckley and Dr. Amy Trauth-Nare from the University of Delaware talk about Orthopaedics in Action (OIA), their curriculum in biomechanics...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 34:54
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Lots of people are gaming Spotify for money. Here's how they're doing it and what it's doing to the very popular streaming site.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, KSRQ, KTRL and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we crack the case of the first song with distortion.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, KWIT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we discuss the curation of rock music from an AI perspective.

Bought by KSKQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we talk about how much we want computers to take over music creation.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, KSRQ, and 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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It's an exploration of digital compression this week on Rock School.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Enhanced-color image of planet (?) Pluto, Credit: JHUAPL/SWRI/NASA
Planetary geologist Kirby Runyon is lead author of an abstract that proposes a new, geophysical definition of what a planet is. It would grant our...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMRE-LP, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Astronomer and author Jay Pasachoff, Credit: Jay Pasachoff
No one is more excited about eclipses than famed solar astronomer and author Jay Pasachoff. He looks forward to the total solar eclipse in August ...

Bought by KMUD, KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Small farms can now grow raspberries, blackberries, ginger, or even tropical fruits like papayas in December without the need of expensive greenhou...

Bought by WFHB, KVSC, KKRN, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A six-meter Supersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (SIAD) is spin tested in a JPL clean room., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Landing on Mars is hard, and the bigger you are, the harder it gets. Rob Manning returns to tell us about one of NASA’s best hopes for getting much...

Bought by KMUD, WXAV 88.3FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
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Some savvy musicians created and own patents for items used in the music industry. A few of these innovators own multiple patents and make a bit o...

Bought by KSKQ, KFOK-LPFM, Aspen Public Radio, and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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WTIP's Ann Possis chatted recently with Barry Kudrowitz, assistant professor of product design at the U of MN, just in time for the holiday toy sea...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, and KFAI


  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 17:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sex poster at Natural History Museum, Credit: Andy Duckworth
WARNING: contains frank details about animal sex... please listen and approve before broadcasting. We reveal nature's most bizarre and intimate se...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 13, 2011
  • Length: 39:24
  • Purchases: 1