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Caption: Southside Aces, Credit: Jonathan Hankin
The Southside Aces specializes in New Orleans music, and that means they prepare big time for Mardi Gras. Interviewer Phil Nusbaum sat down to talk...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Zeitgeist, Credit: Zoe Prinds-Flash
Zeitgeist, the St Paul new music group presents Yohannes Tona’s music and poetry reflecting on Yonannes’ journey from Ethiopia to the United States...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
Hoaxer is a band made up of Edmund Catlin, Peter Goggin, Will Kjeer and Charlie Lincoln. The band formed when all the players were Twin Cities high...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sawtooth Bros, Credit: Scot Ward
The Sawtooth Bros band members are in their young 20s, and have been playing together half their lives. They play in the Hilde Performance Center i...

  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: City Counselor, Credit: Aaron Rice
You expect pop songs to relate to romance. But not so with City Counselor. Nicky talked to Phil Nusbaum about the inspiration for City Counselor ...

  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Leah Lemm, Credit: Marla Olivia
The singing and songwriting of Leam Lemm of Minneapolis reflect both a modern sensibility and her membership in the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe. Rece...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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HOUR ONE: "After 30 Years of Prozac" - Happy 30th birthday Prozac. We've had three decades of the drug, so why are we still depressed? HOUR TWO: ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:56
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This week on Played in Oregon, three pieces by women composers, each separated by about 75 years.

Bought by WNIJ, Rhythm & News Service, and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: American Pianists Association, Credit: www.americanpianists.org
We’ll hear about a contest with the five finalists for the APA - the American Pianists Association on this episode of What’s New!

Bought by WETS and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bobb Fantauzzo, Credit: Andrea Canter
Like many good things, Bobb Fantauzzo’s recent music is both new and old. Both the Native American flute and jazz have been around awhile, but putt...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 07:38
Caption: Phil Ochs
Interviews with Thomas Frank and Rasul Mowatt--Meritocracy dissected and the politics of popular protest songs: "Entertainment Inaction."

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:29:36
Caption: Davu Seru, Credit: Andrea Canter
His main musical means of expression is improvising, but he also composes. As it turns out it’s not as crazy a combination as it might seem. Davu S...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 08:09
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
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Includes Stones songs from the 90's, Cuts from Chuck Leavell's Back To The Woods including a double shot of Chuck and Little Brother Montgomery doi...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Mar 23, 2012
  • Length: 58:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cannon Jug Stompers
With the closure of Storyville in New Orleans, many talented musicians landed in Memphis before making their way to Chicago and New York.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
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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
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guests include rising star filmmaker Andy Blubaugh, Food Critic Karen Brooks and singer/songwriter Erin McKeown

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 18, 2010
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Credit: Wendy Peyton for Live Wire! Radio
Guests include Congressman Earl Blumenauer, storyteller Nathanial Boggess and musical guest The Upsidedown with special guest REM's Peter Buck

  • Added: Nov 11, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Author/Singer-Songwriter Willy Vlautin, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire! Radio
Guests include Willy Vlautin, novelist and frontman for Americana band Richmond Fontaine, Authors Jamie Ford and Jennie Shortridge from Novel:Live ...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 1
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A one hour look at this Canadian singer songwriter, featuring various songs from his career.

Bought by Prairie Public, KREV-LP, KGOU, KMUN, KSJD and more


  • Added: Mar 07, 2007
  • Length: 59:27
  • Purchases: 6