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It?s our last podcast of the summer, and we?re going out with two pieces about self-expression. DaeDae Williams shares a powerful poem about the c...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:52
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He's a dobro player, folks. Who said anything about Jimi Hendrix?

Bought by PRX Remix, KMHD, WCMU, WNPR, KNAU and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 8
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Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury talks about the choreography of playing bluegrass — in front of just one or two mics.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Songwriter Paul Thorn believes religion and faith in God should come without fear and intimidation.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and KBGA 89.9 FM


  • Added: Aug 05, 2008
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Utah factory worker Laura Hall believes in hip-hop music as a source of inspiration and education.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and Vocalo.org


  • Added: May 27, 2008
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 3
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma believes in embracing many cultures and finding something to love in each of them.

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, KUER, WABE, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2008
  • Length: 03:06
  • Purchases: 11
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It took a personal tragedy for Annaliese Jakimides to begin to look for the silver linings in life.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 27, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Feature, review and conversation on one artist's original songs as therapy to both writer and listener. "The idea is to tear your heart from your c...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2007
  • Length: 08:36
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Lead singer of the L.A. pop group The Broken West talks about an album that had a big impact on his life: 'Being There' from Wilco.

  • Added: Oct 19, 2007
  • Length: 08:53
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Jonathan Meiburg of the Austin band Shearwater talks about an album that had a big impact on his life: Talk Talk 'Laughing Stock'

  • Added: Oct 05, 2007
  • Length: 11:22
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Kim Wilson leads the legendary blues-rock band The Fabulous Thunderbirds. He talks about an album that had a big impact on his music: Little Walter...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2007
  • Length: 06:55
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Rockabilly powerhouse Jim Heath also known as The Reverend Horton Heat talks about an album that changed his life: Sonny Boy Williamson 'One Way Out'

  • Added: Oct 05, 2007
  • Length: 08:04
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Colin Meloy leads the orchestral pop outfit The Decemberists. He talks about an album that had a big impact on his music: Fleetwood Mac 'Tusk'

  • Added: Oct 05, 2007
  • Length: 07:26
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Texas honky tonk legend James Hand talks about an artist that had a big impact on his life: Dean Martin

  • Added: Oct 05, 2007
  • Length: 07:25
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Canadian poet George Bowering believes human intellect is the closest thing we have to the divine.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and KJZZ


  • Added: Aug 22, 2007
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 3
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Austinite Ruthie Foster is one part folk songwriter, one part soulful gospel singer. She talks about an album that truly changed her life: Stevie ...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2007
  • Length: 10:18
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Joan Osborne scored big with a hit single in the mid-nineties and has since made a career of soulful, smart recordings. But she had already embark...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2007
  • Length: 06:05
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Austin producer and musical jack-of-all-trades, Gurf Morlix, talks about the artist that completely changed his life: Hank Williams.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: May 22, 2007
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile talks about the LP she checked out of her local library...and never gave back: Elton John's "Tumbleweed Connection."

  • Added: May 16, 2007
  • Length: 11:00
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Ryan Kattner, better known as Honus Honus, front man for the strangely irresistible rock outfit, Man Man, talks about an album that changed his per...

  • Added: May 11, 2007
  • Length: 10:15
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personal essay on obscure yet revolutionary 60's ex-gi band "the monks"

  • Added: May 08, 2007
  • Length: 06:42
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Tunde Adebimpe, arty lead singer from TV on the Radio, talks about the album he found in High School that changed his life: Sonic Youth's Daydream ...

  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: 08:10
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What music is most conducive to writing - the answer might surprise you

  • Added: Apr 15, 2007
  • Length: 02:52
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Will Sheff, passionate and political songwriter from Okkervil River, talks about a kooky album that changed his whole approach to music: The Incred...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2007
  • Length: 09:51
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Singer/songwriter Trish Murphy talks about an album that changed her life: Emmylou Harris' "Blue Kentucky Girl."

  • Added: Mar 29, 2007
  • Length: 05:32