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Caption: Vikram Jayanti, September 10, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Vikram Jayanti on lies, truth, and Hollywood Babylon in his doc, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF PHIL SPECTOR

  • Added: Sep 13, 2010
  • Length: 21:01
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Veteran songwriter Graham Parker joins Tracey Tanenbaum on this edition of "A Musician's Life". Early in his career, critics in his native Britain...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 30, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Credit: Paquin Entertainment
Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with Native media and music icon Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSQM 91.5 FM, and WGDR


  • Added: Jun 17, 2010
  • Length: 17:33
  • Purchases: 4
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What would you ask the bass player of one of your favorite bands?

  • Added: Jun 03, 2010
  • Length: 05:02
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The Holmes Brothers have been entertaining audiences with their uplifting blend of gospel, blues and R&B for three decades. Their latest album "Fe...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The son of a minister, Gordon Gano hardly seemed like an obvious candidate to front the 1980's post-punk band, The Violent Femmes. But his smart ly...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 18, 2010
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cajun Zydeco festival producer Franklin Zawacki dances with Delilah Lee Lewis.  She is a member of the Cajun band The Creole Belles., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
The footprints of Franklin Zawacki are on the ground at Cajun and Zydeco festivals he produced in California and New England for three decades. Zaw...

  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 04:18
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: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
for regular users, program for April 10-16, 2010

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Mar 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Crazy Heart author Thomas Cobb is a professor at Rhode Island College., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
With Crazy Heart winning Academy Awards for best actor and best original song, Rhode Island author Thomas Cobb says the seeds of his book were pla...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2010
  • Length: 04:00
Caption: Surfing an internet cafe in Khartoum, Sudan., Credit: Associated Press
Analysis and exploration of current issues surrounding the conflict in Darfur.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we hear from a Sudanese musician living in Dubai, whose R&B hits have attracted listeners from across the Middle Eas...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 07:41
Caption: Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, Credit: Avishay Artsy
This year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 06:18
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You may not know his name but if you're a fan of HBO's "True Blood" you know Jace Everett's baritone. Each week Jace's song "Bad Things" accompanie...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas, Host of Keeping Score
A Preview of Season 2 of the PBS program series, "Keeping Score" with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Use this 5:17...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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West Virginia born, Nashville songcatcher Kathy Mattea talks with John & Viv about the creative process behind her recent release Coal. Deeply pers...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
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Will Sheff's songs for Okkervil River have the cinematic quality of short films.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2008
  • Length: 13:49
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Day Job is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 04:10
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David Crosby on his connection to Tibet; an interview with producer Julie Adler

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Jun 11, 2008
  • Length: 14:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Cyro Baptista in his percussion garage ...

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, The Story, and KGLT


  • Added: Feb 04, 2008
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 4
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Interviews with performers in the Des Moines Metro Opera.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2008
  • Length: 22:00
Caption: The Mardi Gras Kongs of Bacchus
This short piece talks with pianist Art Neville and drummer John Boudreaux about the Mardi Gras standard "Mardi Gras Mambo."

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A short documentary featuring pianist Art Neville and bassist George Porter Jr. about the Mardi Gras standard "Indian Red."

Bought by WABE, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
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What happens when 14 Gyuto monks need a place to spend the night? The Tibet Connection's own Sarah Wilkinson and her family recently played host t...

Bought by KUNM and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: May 25, 2007
  • Length: 12:04
  • Purchases: 2