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Artist and composer Tyson Ayers builds new instruments out of cast-off pieces of old ones. But his instruments aren’t your usual guitars and drums....

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 28, 2011
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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A look inside Pearl Jam's 1993-94 albums, Vs. & Vitalogy as told by the band, fans and close friends. Includes interviews with members Eddie Vedde...

Bought by KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, WNIN, KVLU, KISU and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Medieval City of Provins.
From a Canadian Folk Opera to Experimental Vocals with Electronic accompaniment,this Episode of "Bonjour Chanson" brings a varied selection of Fren...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Apr 22, 2011
  • Length: 28:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus was a Jazz musician, composer, and band leader. He recorded over one hundred albums and wrote over three hundred scores. Some of the...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 22, 2011
  • Length: 54:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mongo Santamaria
Mongo Santamaria was best known for "Watermelon Man" and "Afro Blue". He was a percussionist and Cuban. He will most likely be remembered as the be...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Radio New Zealand, and KVMR


  • Added: Apr 22, 2011
  • Length: 55:55
  • Purchases: 3
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Ten 75-second modules to celebrate Roy Orbison's would-be 75th birthday in 2011 (birthday is 4/23/1936).

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2011
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The Colored Musicians Club is one of Buffalo’s oldest music venues. Jazz giants from Count Basie to Billie Holiday played there, but even with the ...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2011
  • Length: 07:24
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R&B Chronicles host Jae Sinnett features his latest colaboration.

Bought by KUCB and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Mar 29, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:11
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lou Taylor Pucci, Jim Kohlberg, San Francisco, CA 03/02/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Star Lou Taylor Pucci and director Jim Kohlberg talk music, magic, and hanging with the Dead

  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 14:06
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Bobby McFerrin has spent four decades breaking ground in jazz vocals – and his music always feels fresh. Hear how Miles Davis changed his life.

Bought by WMOT, CJRT-FM, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
Show segments comment on how bluegrass songs treat aging, and performers tell about the lived experiences that let to writing music.

Bought by WEZU, WAMU, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KUCB, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Lee Konitz , Credit: Frank Stewart
Widely admired for his original sound, the 83 year old alto saxophonist Lee Konitz is a master of improvisation who continues to travel the world s...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2011
  • Length: 11:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Tibetan hip hop sits awkwardly next to Kazakh folk, and a Beijing rap metal band converts to Mongolian throat-singing. Um...is this Chinese music?

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hank Jones, Credit: Frank Stewart
Over the past eighty years, the late Hank Jones has been described as eloquent and impeccable. However, his career wasn’t marked by the normal road...

Bought by KMUW, WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Mar 07, 2011
  • Length: 10:54
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Gospel of John, Credit: Paul Vera-Broadbent
A new article from This Land Press reveals intriguing details about the life of John Lennon through a letter Lennon purportedly penned to televange...

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode two provides a frank appraisal of Maybe Mars, Beijing's most globally famous record label.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 23, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Roderick, Jonathan Coulton, John Hodgeman
Guests include: Chuck Barris, Dave Frishberg, Bruce Campbell, John Hodgman, Jonathan Coulton and John Roderick, Alison Bechdel and Lynda Barry and...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
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When The Limns performed at the Blue Ox in Bemidji for KBXE's Spread the Love party, I sat down with them before the concert and recorded a convers...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Feb 17, 2011
  • Length: 24:31
  • Purchases: 1
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The story behind the final S&G album “Bridge over Troubled Water” and its classic songs. Includes interview with Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, produce...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, New Hampshire Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Sun Radio - KDRP Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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An hour-long program of classic jazz featuring female jazz performers and composers of the 1960s.

Bought by KVNF, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMOT, WCPN, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Feb 11, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 33
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Episode one explores the old sounds that have influenced the new sounds of Chinese alternative music.

Bought by KUT and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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A Historical look at classic R&B music.

Bought by KRZA, KHNS, WSGE, KUCB, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Feb 03, 2011
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 5
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"Alicia Corbett" by Charlie Pulkrabek. When I first saw Alicia Corbett play, it was about 1993, soon after she’d arrived in Minnesota from norther...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 02, 2011
  • Length: 32:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Historical look at R&B music

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KUCB


  • Added: Jan 31, 2011
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Historical look at R&B Music

Bought by KHNS, 90.5 WSNC, and KUCB


  • Added: Jan 31, 2011
  • Length: 59:49
  • Purchases: 3