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Caption: Dawn Avery, Credit: Deborah Martin
Dawn Avery - Cellist, Composer, Vocalist, Educator - Mohawk and Sufi - Our Fire, Crane/Ajijaak, and Beloved

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 26:30
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NOTE: The :48 intro CAN be removed without prior permission. Ninety-year-old Nova Scotian, Aggie Barkhouse, reminisces about the hard life of the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Kris Halpin In The Studio, Credit: Robin Valk
Imagine electronic music onstage without being welded to a keyboard. Imagine if a gesture could trigger a string section, a melody, a drum riff. No...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:55
Caption: CY Dieyi performs a cover of Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” on stage at an event in Inglewood, CA., Credit: Myah Williams
In her native Nigeria, Cynthia Dieyi is a pop singer who celebrates her culture through her music. But here in America, she's still unknown, and h...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Soundin' Like Weself introduces the Trinidadian rapso tradition. Rapso is an infectiously danceable rhythmic oration style that comes with a philos...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 1
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What would it sound like if some of the classics of American music were recorded in Rio De Janeiro?

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KAZU, KPIP-LP, KMXT, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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
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Youth producers at Gorzycki Middle School discover the steel drums.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2012
  • Length: 02:55
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A look into the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) culture through an EDM producer.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2012
  • Length: 05:21
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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
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Carole King's iconic career as a singer, songwriter, and pianist extraordinaire is celebrated with a two-part two-hour special.

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KGLT and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 20
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Producer Dmae Roberts embarks on a one-hour exploration of what makes Portland, OR a creative haven for artists, performers, writers and media peop...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
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His friends called him "Hoochie Coo," and he was one of the great jazz pianists ... composer of hundreds of songs, but best known for writing the t...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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"Bom Tempo" or "Good Time" with Sergio Mendes and friends.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WCAI / WNAN, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KUMD, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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In this second hour of the program celebrating the work of musician Ringo Starr, the focus is on the songs Ringo Starr sang as a member of The Beat...

Bought by KVLU, WMNF, KXOT Public Radio, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KMUN and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2010
  • Length: 59:56
  • Purchases: 7
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
Caption: Producer Joe Bevilacqua at Kerrville, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A one hour documentary, a 9-minute "All Things Considered" feature and ten short modules about the longest running open air festival in the country...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and KUT-HD


  • Added: May 12, 2009
  • Length: 01:44:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Historical look at R&B Music

Bought by WSGE, KUCB, and WNCU


  • Added: Jan 22, 2009
  • Length: 59:34
  • Purchases: 3
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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
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A reminiscence of Christmas on the radio in the 1940's

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, KMUD, KVNO, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2008
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 77
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Linda Rondstadt turns 60 with her friend David Bromberg.

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Jul 05, 2006
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Carol Channing and composer/lyricist Jerry Herman explain how a song from a musical took on a life of its own.

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Jun 28, 2006
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 1
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The Dutch Prince Claus had a dream to create an opera in the Sahel. Now some of the regions most talented musicians have come together to produce it.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2006
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1