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In today's episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack journeys out to Meire Grove in rural ...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:25
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In today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack revisits St. Cloud State University’s University Pro...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:06
Caption: Skippy White and Marc Siegel
Physical record stores have made a comeback in recent years, but there's one in Boston that never went away. At Skippy White's CDs & Records, owner...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 21:17
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Darren Criss: The Song is The Song Julian sits down with his youngest guest yet, to talk Chet Baker, Cole Porter, and the perpetual importance of t...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Old friends reunite in The Jonathan Channel studios to rehash their strong feelings for the Great American Songbook.

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Avery Fisher Hall, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of a legendary Broadway event and the creation of its exalted recording.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Sarah Swain, Credit: Organic Photography
Sarah Swain was about to make it big in LA…playing music she didn’t like. So she quit. It wasn’t until she came to Cape Cod that she really found h...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 1
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After fronting Delta Spirit for the last decade, Matthew Logan Vasquez decided it was finally time to try out his solo side. Not that he has any p...

Bought by KUCB, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Oxford University evolutionary psychologist Bronwyn Tarr with Carimbó dancers., Credit: José Roberto Corrêa
Evolutionary neuroscientist Bronwyn Tarr was in a remote area of Brazil to begin an experiment. On her first night there, she heard distant drumbea...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUER


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 09:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Elizabeth “Libba” Cotton’s “Freight Train” was the unofficial anthem of the 1960’s folk music revival. Joan Baez, Peter Paul and Mary, and Jerry Ga...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 12:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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Episode one explores how circuit benders, hackers and artists are building teaching and education into their practice.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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There's a song out there that could make you crash your car... but in the most relaxing way possible.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cool Dude, Credit: Joe Duncan
Three-year-old beatboxer Edward never knew he was part of such a dynamic audio community. Listen as he explores his own sound. Hear more at baskhau...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:11
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Learn about lost films, the National Jukebox, IRENE, how big a petabyte is, and much more on a tour of the Library of Congress Packard Campus featu...

  • Added: May 23, 2013
  • Length: 28:10
Caption: The Harlan Twins, Credit: Chaz Mottinger
The music of Pittsburgh's own rockers, The Harlan Twins, rings true, "I can't be blue in Bloomfield."

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:33
Caption: Bill Kirchen
Bill Kirchen has been called the Titan of the Telecaster, the King of Dieselbilly. He got his start back in the late sixties with Commander Cody an...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 27:32
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Three short "Moments" featuring alto saxophonist and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Lou Donaldson. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Siriu...

Bought by KJZX, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Flip Scipio and wife Mitzi Pratt, in their Martha's Vineyard studio., Credit: Emma de Campo
Flip Scipio has been described as a “guitar repairer to the gods.” And with customers including Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon, it's a...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Kayden Jenkins-Deal, owner of "The Brass Band", repairs school band instruments in his Durham, North Carolina home studio.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 22, 2012
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 55:45
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Synesthesia is a rare neurological condition. It usually involves the involuntary coupling together of two unrelated sensory or cognitive experienc...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 09:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joyce Family musicians, Credit: courtesy of Sharon Joyce Butterfield (Swan's Island Memory Project)
Families that play music together stay together. The Joyce family on Swan's Island made their own entertainment.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 04:45
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In this news feature, Arts & Cultural Heritage Reporter Jeff Carmack heads out to Rollie's Rednecks and Longnecks in St Cloud not to ride the mecha...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 27, 2011
  • Length: 23:27
  • Purchases: 1
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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