PRX - Pieces for Topic: Music

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

100 results


Piece image
Nearly everyone has strong emotional connections to music, and one man realized that our relationship to music might improve the quality of life fo...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Singer-songwriter Josh Vasa, Credit: Tanner Latham
Birmingham, Alabama, singer-songwriter Josh Vasa of the band Sanyasi talks about his Indian heritage, writing, and the value of cheesy lyrics.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 3
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: Bill Kirchen
Bill Kirchen has been called the Titan of the Telecaster, the King of Dieselbilly. He got his start back in the late sixties with Commander Cody an...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 27:32
Caption: Bill Kirchen
He’s been called the Titan of the Telecaster, the King of Diesel Billy. Bill Kirchen is all that and a lot more. He’s a master in a league of his o...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2013
  • Length: 27:45
Piece image
In this montage of story and song, we hear Blues musicians speaking about their lives, the meaning of the Blues, growing up in hard times, and maki...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Phil w/ 2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass music is a combination of the Scots-Irish heritage of many of the first generation of bluegrass player, with the blues woven through the ...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 06:33
Piece image
Beat Pedaler is an in-depth exploration of rapper, inventor and educator Paul Freedman’s passion for bike culture.

Bought by KUNM, KVSC, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRIR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2012
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 23
Piece image
Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 55:45
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 52:46
Caption: Lady E. aka
Lady E tells me that some nights when she’s finished singing and returns to her apartment and is having trouble with the zipper on her dress, she’l...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 56:36
Caption: Phil Nusbaum, Credit: Sejan Yun
If you hang around with bluegrass people, you’ve heard the concept, “drive.” It is a musical element strong in bluegrass, maybe even unique to blue...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 06:08
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:33
Piece image
They have no band. No backup. No room for error. In a barbershop quartet the only instrument is the vocal chords.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 06:14
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
Caption: Dahlia Gallin Ramirez and Bill Rousseau, Credit: Gabriela Hasbun
What's an unknown band to do after pouring blood, sweat, tears, and its own money into making the most awesome record ever?

Bought by PRX Remix and KUT


  • Added: Apr 12, 2010
  • Length: 20:45
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Ordinarily, if you want to perform with an orchestra you have to have years of musical experience and you have to go through a rigorous audition pr...

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, and KUT


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:42
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Paschall Brothers onstage, Credit: Virginia Folklife Program
The Paschall Brothers of Chesapeake sing four-part harmony in a style with a storied tradition.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Piece image
Ninety-four year-old Blues legend recalls his almost thirty years as a boxcar hobo and gambler.

Bought by XRAY.fm and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 18, 2009
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Scott MacDonald in his workshop
Human relations are important even in jobs where you wouldn’t expect them to be. Scott MacDonald may be an internationally renowned guitar builder,...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 13, 2009
  • Length: 09:45
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
A look into the teenage world of opera, give it a try, it's cooler than you think!

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Moog
On what would have been his 75th Birthday, we remember Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer with Roger O’Donnell, former keyboardist with T...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Some may associate contradancing with corny, gym-class square dance lessons, but for thousands of people across the country, contradancing and its ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 21, 2009
  • Length: 07:21
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Winner of the 2009 Headliners' Awards "Best Feature Documentary" and "Grand Prize for Radio"

Bought by KCSM, Prairie Public, WKMS, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2008
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 16