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This week on the show: Change yourself - A new romantic partner changes everything, doesn’t it? Not according to a study on Germans. Also, a stre...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Because “folk” is viewed as a conservative musical idiom, you might wonder about a group calling itself experimental folk. But Humbird makes it wor...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Humbird features the original songs of Siri Undlin, and releases a CD called Pharmakon at the Parkway in Minneapolis this Saturday night, Sept 7. S...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Red Planet, Credit: Andrea Canter
Dean Magraw’s Red Planet, Dean on the guitar, Chris Bates on the bass and Jay Epstein is the drummer. The group also expands to include others such...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Red Planet, Credit: Andrea Canter
Dean Magraw’s Red Planet, has it’s regular third-Monday of the month show at the Black Dog in Saint Paul, March 18 from 7 to 9PM. It’s a group Dean...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jelloslave, Credit: Cameron Wittig
Minneapolis Cellists Jacqueline Ultan and Michelle Kinney had heard of each other for years. When they finally met, they discovered musical similar...

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Elgin Foster, Credit: Benny Moreno
When it comes to modern finger-style guitar, every player seems to have a special stylistic niche. This Saturday, the Icehouse presents three of th...

  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: JC Sanford, Credit: Andrea Canter
Trombonist JC Sanford leads his quartet into the Black Dog in Saint Paul this Saturday night September 30 at 8:30. JC is a prolific composer of jaz...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Captain Gravitone CD cover art, Credit: Al Fack
Every once in a while you learn of a group that really is different than all others. Such is the case with Captain Gravitone and the String Theory ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Ritika Ganguly, Credit: Vinod Srinivasan
Ritika Ganguly is conversant in many music styles. But her true genius may just be in finding ways of combining them so that the outcome is greater...

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 12:28
Caption: Zack Baltich, Credit: Matt Barber
If you want to know about a creative spirit, take the case of Zack Baltich. Zack synthesizes his informal and formal music experiences to create so...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: Dameun Strange, Credit: Josh Olson
Although Dameun Strange has been focused on composing music for practically his entire life, the way in which he composes has been a grand evolutio...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2017
  • Length: 10:28
Caption: The Post-Atomic Trio, Credit: The Post-Atomic Trio
Jazz fans and artists value originality. And originality is the very thing that the Post-Atomic Trio hangs its collective hat on. The group’s drumm...

  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Maryam Ysafzadeh at home, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
The World Jazz Trio combines interests in varied musical forms, with a goal of synthesizing multiple styles into something new. The members of the ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 07:47
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Prolific poet and winner of a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship Award, Anne Waldman is younger than the Beat Generation, but she did know many of its pro...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: A photo of the Beijing rock band Hedgehog, taken from the book "Sound Kapital.", Credit: Matthew Niederhauser
A look at a fast-changing China through the lens of youth culture and rock music.

  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 06:59
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These are interviews Radio K collected from the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas in March of 2010. The interviews are with Midni...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2010
  • Length: 10:15
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An online mixing board of the ethnically-diverse sounds of the streets on the Lower East Side of Manhattan

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 14, 2006
  • Length: 05:51
  • Purchases: 1