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A soundtrack of U2's new album, Songs Of Innocence, and a few older favorites, serves as the undercurrent in this interview with The Edge and Adam ...

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


  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 5
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In this Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, we take a look at the continuation of an exciting arts program at St. Cloud State University that is i...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:19
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The music of Jack Williams, rooted in his native South Carolina, was shaped by a 54-year career of playing folk, rock, jazz, R&B, classical and the...

Bought by WRNC-LP


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Simon Shaheen
Violinist and oud player Simon Shaheen discusses his merging of Arab and western musical traditions.

Bought by KPVL and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "Pneumatica" created and performed by Squonk Opera, Credit: John Altdorfer
Find out about the artistic exuberance that is Squonk Opera with artistic directors and founders, Jackie Dempsey and Steve O'Hearn.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WNJR, KPVL, WABE, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Wayne Henderson, Credit: Tom Pich
Luthier, guitarist and 1995 national Heritage Fellow Wayne Henderson discusses his distinctive guitars and his distinctive sound.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WABE, WNJR, KPVL, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Over the Back Fence is a community variety show that takes place the 2nd Friday of every month from March through November. The entertainment takes...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:23:41
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This week we sat down with rocker, Beth Hart to talk about her newest CD, Better Than Home and the struggles of living with bi-polar disorder.

Bought by WRNC-LP


  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rahim AlHaj, Credit: Dan Merlo
Rahim AlHaj is quite simply one of the best oud players in the world. In this broadcast, Rahim performs and shares his story of leaving Iraq and c...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WABE, WMMT, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Texas award winning songwriters, Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne stopped by our studio to discuss creativity and sing a few tunes.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Joe Wilson at the Henderson Festival, 2014, Credit: Ginger Correll
2001 National Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson weaves his storytelling spell into the history of Blue Ridge Mountain culture.

Bought by WNJR, WABE, WMMT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Matthias Pintscher leads a concert of US premieres with members of the New York Philharmonic at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. All work...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:24
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2015 NEA Jazz Master Joe Segal lives and breathes for jazz and it shows. For nearly 70 years, he's been presenting incredible musicians, many of wh...

Bought by KJZX, WART FM, WUSF, GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 7
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A born innovator, musician Charles Lloyd has been on the path to NEA Jazz Master for decades. In these Moments, he talks about growing up surrounde...

Bought by KJZX, WART FM, WUSF, GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Most poems today are written in free verse, which means there is no set pattern of rhyme or meter to govern the poem: the poet is free to arrange a...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carla Bley, Credit: D.D. Rider
Carla Bley is a prolific and agile composer and jazz pianist. She talks about her career--from Birdland to Montreux.

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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For the fourth year in a row, Hacksaw Jazz broadcast from Boston Street, to the south of the main stage at the 2015 Chandler Jazz Festival, happeni...

Bought by WYAP, WVBI-LP, KPVL, and WOUB


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:52
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The News Dissector
A Tribute to Danny Schechter, one of the very best producers in independent media-as "news dissector" gave me air space and mentoring for Shortcuts...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:07
Caption: Tameka Norris, Credit: courtesy Tameka Norris
Tameka Norris talks about her first feature-length film—she plays a version of herself in Meka Jean: How She Got Good. The film debuted during Pros...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 12:07
Caption: Deborah Bond
Dual Lives Series: Deborah Bond sings like a dream, has three cds and tours internationally. But she still needs a day job to pay the bills.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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British music royalty, Kami Thompson and James Walbourne have combined both their personal and musical lives to form the super duo The Rails. They...

Bought by WRNC-LP


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Time to show off Arizona musicians like Prince Shell, Dave Cook and Tommy Dukes, plus international drummer Steve Gadd recorded in Arizona. We alwa...

Bought by KVRZ, WYAP, WOUB, and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 4
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Singer/Songwriter as well as pianist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Benmont Tench, talked with us about his first solo release, You Should Be...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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I sat down and talked with Angela Dy about Youth Speaks in Seattle.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: Maeve McIver-Sheridan, Credit: Sophie Ding
Playing in a pit orchestra is often a forgotten and thankless task. So why would a talented musician spend time there instead of going for the glor...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:00