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Jenna explains how chamber music can get you into first-class on high-speed French trains.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:41
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Eli talks about the reactions she gets when traveling with her cello.

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:25
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Michael tells a story about his cello -- part instrument and part travel companion -- at the Birdfoot Festival.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 1
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This song will finish in about another 600 years.

Bought by KALW, KVNF, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:34
  • 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: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: A trapeze student, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kari Kirkland stands on a narrow platform high above the ground. As a trapeze instructor, her job is to convince students to jump off that platform...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Delmarva Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Pi Day at Pies and Pints, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kennith Darling played bass with Seattle band The Trouble Starts. That is, he used to, until the band broke up. "I feel like I lost three really cl...

Bought by KUOW and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Matt "Spek" Watson at The Station, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Seattle's Matt Watson performs as a rapper and producer under the name Spekulation. He used to hate his day job serving espresso. After being outed...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, XRAY.fm, Delmarva Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 4
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Three more short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Mose Allison. In this batch, we learn about Mose's move from Mississippi to NYC, his gri...

Bought by KJZX, WART FM, WUSF, GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 7
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"What's wrong with being fat? That's what I want to know. Why is it so onerous to be fat?" - Jim Morrison Interview by Howard Smith | TheSmithTape...

Bought by KVNF, KALW, KVMR, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Papa Susso
This week the Global Guru goes to Mali to learn the art of a griot, where storyteller, historian, political advisor, detective and genealogist are ...

Bought by WABE, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What do colors sound like? Sound and light are both waves or vibrations, but light is vibrating much faster. The frequencies of the visible colors ...

Bought by KGOU, PRX to iTunes, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 21, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A rhythmic riff on recycling

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2009
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: J.S. Bach
For any format: Use this 59 second drop-in for Bach's birthday (March 21) or any day as a drop-in, promo or billboard. Cellist Matt Haimovitz and t...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2009
  • Length: :59
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Meet Garrett Dutton III, AKA G. Love. He was 19 and busking on the streets of Philadelphia when he hit on his signature style--what he's termed "T...

Bought by WGDR and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tegan and Sara are identical twin sisters. Now in their twenties they've been performing their own brand of indie rock since they were teens.

Bought by KMXT, KXOT Public Radio, and WMNF


  • Added: May 07, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A surreal guitar lesson that is all over the map, with a sampling of guitar sounds to punctuate.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 02:07
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A surreal guitar lesson that goes all over the map.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 02:08
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A gentle diatribe against country music and too much of anything.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 01:40
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A breathtaking pace for a tale of barely learning to play the organ.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 01:19
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experimental music and poetry performance

Bought by KUNM, East Village Radio, and WZBC


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 01:43
  • Purchases: 3
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Jenny Hersch, musical maven and part-owner of a baseball team, reveals the secrets of singing our anthem.

Bought by WABE, KUOW, WABE, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KHNS and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2003
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 30