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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on how creativity c...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 51:00
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A two hour special. Legendary Music producer Stuart Epps talks about working with Elton John, Chris Rea, Paul Rogers, Robbie Williams and the indus...

  • Added: May 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:33
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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Can you find a jukebox anymore? Do they still work? We are gonna talk about the history of the jukebox and remember a time when all you needed was ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we explore the big data of Spotify and showcase music from President Obama's playlist.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Thomas Edison
In the early 20th century there was a recording war - a war of recording studios. There was Thomas Edison on one side. Then there was everybody els...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSLR, and KCBX


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Piano player, song writer and ex-computer programmer Vienna Teng sat with us in front of a live audience to talk about and perform songs from her n...

Bought by WRNC-LP, Delta College Public Radio, WRNC-LP, KFOK-LPFM, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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With the help of Don Maue, a sound designer and Duquesne University professor, we examine the role of sound in video games.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 09:19
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we look at Pandora Internet Radio, covering the Music Genome Project, how Pandora works, its history, and the money it pays out.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, Aspen Public Radio, KSKQ, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
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John Aler made his operatic debut in 1977 as Ernesto in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. Since then, he’s performed in some of the greatest opera houses i...

Bought by 'The Sea', WCWP, WABE, and WTJU


  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 53:48
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Album Leaf
A growing group of musicians are returning to old analog keyboards, sometimes refurbishing and playing instruments older than they are.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:46
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Explore the Museum of Endangered Sounds and a unique phone app on this episode.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 15:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Acclaimed jazz guitarist Pat Metheny plugs to the Orchestrion, a massive instrument based on the old player piano orchestrations of yore.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Ben Neill is the sole player of an instrument called the mutantrumpet. It has three different bells, two sets of valves, a mini-trombone slide and ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Philosophical view of music scene, with a bit of history & a peak at a local jazz club

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 31, 2008
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lyle Ritz "Father of Jazz Ukulele", Credit: Courtesy: Lyle Ritz
Ever since Lyle Ritz recorded the world's first jazz ukulele album in 1957, he earned the title, "Father of Jazz Ukulele." He was also a bass play...

Bought by PRX Remix, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and WYSO


  • Added: Aug 07, 2007
  • Length: 09:02
  • Purchases: 3