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The world seems intent on forcing us into ruts, routines and social roles. But if we're bold enough - with faith and abandon - free play and improv...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:26
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For centuries, our culture has justified human actions by pretending animals are unlike humans, because they act simply on instinct. Now science ha...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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Stories and music from the north woods on Stay Human. Joel Marion Kersting and Leonard Clark in the deer stand, Terry O'Brien tells the tale of O...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:51
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Some of the prominent popular musicians who passed away in 2017 are celebrated in a one-hour special hosted by public radio music historian Paul In...

Bought by WAER, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KDUR and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Bigtree Bonsai, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek
Charlie Pulkrabek talks about The Fine Line Cafe as a Minnesota music venue, and an impressive set by Minneapolis' Bigtree Bonsai opening up for Bl...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: BLAME IT ON HOBOKEN CD Art, Credit: Photo: Katie Weisberger
Hate Valentine's Day? Cupid, that flawed character from Roman Mythology, offers alternative reasons to love Feb. 14th.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Brothers Burn Mountain, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek - 4/11/14
For more than eight years now, The Brothers Burn Mountain have been working in and around northern Minnesota. Their performances seem singular, and...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dave "Snaker" Ray, Credit: Dan Corrigan
In this edition of Centerstage Minnesota, we hear music from, Dave Ray, Bonnie Raitt, Nikki & the Ruemates, Midwest Paul Cook, Galactic Cowboy Orch...

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:45:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Claude Vivier
A survey of the art and tragically brief life of the French-Canadian composer Claude Vivier (1948-1983)

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
Caption: Béla Bartók & Jennifer Higdon
Examining parallels between the Concerto for Orchestra by Jennifer Hidgon and that of her great model, Béla Bartók

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 57:55
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Why is music getting louder? And why is it bad? Is it bad?

  • Added: May 18, 2012
  • Length: 13:06
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
: Folk traditions such as bluegrass evolve over time. But evolution is sometimes hastened by a great idea. When Earl Scruggs unveiled his syncopate...

Bought by WDVX and WAMU


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 2
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In case you've ever wondered where you need to stand at a concert.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2010
  • Length: 08:09
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Aaron's thoughts on concerts. Check out more in Aaron's blog www.minnesotabrown.com.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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Michael Goldberg and his thoughts on concerts.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2010
  • Length: 02:54
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Philosophical view of music scene, with a bit of history & a peak at a local jazz club

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 31, 2008
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
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A look back at the career and influence of the jazz saxophonist.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 04:01
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Producer Paul Ingles joins with Richard Goldman, an L.A. musician, writer and fan, to detail why Paul McCartney matters in this program of commenta...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KGLT, WAER, WFAE, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2007
  • Length: 58:50
  • Purchases: 8
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A review of the new Polyphonic Spree CD, "The Fragile Army"

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Jul 05, 2007
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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music-rich review of Lucinda Williams' latest album "West", in stores 2/13/07

  • Added: Feb 07, 2007
  • Length: 07:51
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An old bluegrass standard, "Who will sing for me?" brings back memories of a life on the road.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2005
  • Length: 04:59
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This piece showcases new work by blueswoman Precious Bryant

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, KKRN, WEFT, WQJC and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 7