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Caption: Steve Martin's Unreal Bluegrass, Credit: Steve Martin
Derek Smalls formerly of the band formerly known as Spinal Tap discusses new CD Smalls Change (meditations on ageing) Lukewarm Water tour in 2019 o...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 32:26
Caption: Alex Kime
Hear JR's story about his life story almost appearing on This American Life. Produced by Alex Kime.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 23:10
Caption: Alex Kime
Indie-Rock band American Football offers a candid conversation about the realities of facing the spotlight. Produced by Alex Kime

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 22:26
Caption: The Twilight Hours
On this episode, we bring you The Twilight Hours and their performance during Midwest Music Festival 2017. KQAL's Caleb Hamel sits down with the fo...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 31:57
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Penderecki and host John Clare, Credit: Luis Catan
We'll hear music with Polish masters Krzysztof Penderecki, Henryk Gorecki, Andrzej Panufnik and Witold Lutoslawski. Don't miss new releases on Warn...

Bought by KVNO, WETS, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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English teenager obsessed with boys and heavy metal lets you listen to her deepest thoughts.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 19:16
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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
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n this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian look at one man's version of how Jazz began and go behind the scenes of the original cast recordin...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
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In this episode For the Record Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd.

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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
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You leave the radio on for your pet, before you leave the apartment. We'll find out if the cat and dog wish you hadn't.

Bought by North State Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 13:41
  • Purchases: 3
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Noa Guy was a promising Israeli composer. When she came to New York twenty-one years ago to rehearse for a concert at Carnegie Hall, she never imag...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 14:09
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In 2011, two rap groups in northern Minnesota decided to join forces: 100 Souls from Red Lake, and NPC3 from Bemidji. Together they’re known as Rez...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Black Prairie plays a concert for 52 wolves at Wolf Haven sanctuary in Washington State., Credit: Carli Davidson
There's a music industry for pets out there. But what kind of music do animals like? A woman who studies how non-human creatures go mad throws conc...

Bought by KVNF, 'The Sea', New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 08:23
  • Purchases: 5
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This episode is about songs that reference summer.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode deals with songs about birds or have bird(s) in the title or subject

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 26:57
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This is the LONG version of the 10 Min Sound Byte - Songs about Fireworks

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 25:22
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The final episode of the series looks at the future of Irish experimental music. We find out how techniques like ‘Live Coding’ (where computer prog...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:01
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Thao Nguyen grew up in Northern Virginia, and started playing music at age 12. Since then she has released three critically acclaimed albums, and s...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 08:13
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This is a short profile on a few prominent DIY music promoters in western Massachusetts who host shows in their basements and living rooms. Featu...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:11
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A show about songs and stories about songs. There is brave singing. There is blood and guitar solos. It’s an hour of music you’re sure to love and ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2013
  • Length: 30:40
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: A Surly Puppet
Secret Awesome defies categories. But if you press the founder, Zak Kirwin, he describes them as a D.I.Y. artists collective. They are definitely a...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Records From Around the World, Credit: Willis Arnold
Step into the world of Alan Lomax, his archives, and his legacy - The Association of Cultural Equity. Featuring interviews with his daughter Anna ...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 05:38