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From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week on the show we tell you what payola is and a brief history behind it.

Bought by KWIT, WOUB, KRSC, WYAP, KTRL and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ted Lewis
You might say he didn’t take his music seriously. On the other hand, bandleader and clarinetist Ted Lewis is one of the best known performers of th...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we talk about the use of cell phones during concerts.

Bought by KRSC, KWIT, WOUB, WYAP, KTRL and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show we talk about a report which gives information about the worlds music.

Bought by KRSC, KWIT, WOUB, KTRL, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joel Shaw & his Orchestra
In 1925, pianist Joel Shaw became vast friends with bandleader Gene Kardos. They clicked. Their style had elements of jazz, society dance band and ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A fall outdoor festival in the desert southwest is our setting this show, visual art and cuisine conspired with music on radio and live. Charlie Hu...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WYAP and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 8
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This week we talk about what a person passing does to their music sales.

Bought by KWIT, WNYO, WYAP, KRSC, KTRL and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rhys Darby on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores "origin stories" with comedian Rhys Darby, comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, and theater performer Ahamefule J. Oluo, wi...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week we talk about your favorite songs being remixed or remastered.

Bought by KWIT, KZYX, WOUB, KRSC, WYAP and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we talk about the end of iTunes.

Bought by WOUB, WYAP, KRSC, KTRL, KWIT and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about a fire which occurred 11 years ago and the affects on music today.

Bought by KWIT, WOUB, KRSC, KTRL, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about albums recorded in unique ways outside of a studio setting.

Bought by KZYX, KWIT, WYAP, KRSC, KTRL and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show we give fun facts about songs which have recorded in one take.

Bought by KZYX, WOUB, KWIT, Royalton Community Radio, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week we talk about what it takes to go viral.

Bought by KZYX, WOUB, KWIT, Royalton Community Radio, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week we celebrate the fortieth anniversary of "disco demolition night" and tell you all about it.

Bought by KZYX, WOUB, KWIT, WYAP, KRSC and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Paul F. Tompkins on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode unpacks "finding your voice" with comedian Paul F. Tompkins and activist Anuradha Bhagwati, plus music from Patterson Hood.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Eula Scott Bynoe & Jeannie Yandel on Live Wire, Credit: Meryl Schenker
This episode celebrates "wild cards" with podcasters Eula Scott Bynoe & Jeannie Yandel, comedian Kurt Braunohler, and Mongol derby winner Lara Prio...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dan Savage on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks "the morning after" with sex and relationship columnist Dan Savage, author and journalist Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, and comedy d...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Well then! Season 7 of the Granite City Radio Theater has come to a close . . . and it was EPIC! First off, Special Musical Guest Jeremy Messersmi...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:56:48
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Marking the end of the winter in grand fashion, the Granite City Radio Theater’s third episode of its seventh season brought some much needed warmt...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:50:02
Caption: John Hodgman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode considers the "hand-me-down" with author and humorist John Hodgman, writer RJ Young, and founder of She Shreds magazine Fabi Reyna, wi...

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ryan O'Connell on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode examines the "figure of speech" with grammar expert Mary Norris of The New Yorker, actor and television writer Ryan O'Connell, and com...

  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: US Senator Jeff Merkley on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode ponders the "not too distant future" with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, poet Anis Mojgani, comedian Joe Zimmerman, and Afroviva...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Abbi Jacobson on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks "Hitting the Road" with actor Abbi Jacobson from "Broad City," writer Nicole Chung, and the host of "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!...

  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Naomi Ekpirigin on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode does the "balancing act" with author Pam Houston, comedian Naomi Ekpirigin, and social activist Nadya Okamoto, with music from Shook T...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59