PRX - Pieces for Topic: Music

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Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Child prodigies need the chance to find themselves- the moment they become ‘spellbound’ because they have found the field their gift has been looki...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
Caption: This will make sense eventually
Producer Emily Proctor starts this story with a couple of college roommates who have a musical code to warn each other for when they plan to have s...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 04:43
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Producer Eric Lamb's story starts, "My friend always tells me this story about the day he broke his brain on acid." At the time, a guy we'll call R...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
Caption: BarRoom Heroes, Credit: Bobby Pickles
Boston punk prodigies - BarRoom Heroes - stop by Bobby’s mother’s basement, to discuss Irish-ness, Boston-ness and the novelty of youth. While thes...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 42:02
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In this audio Postcard, the musicians and band leader of New Orleans' Landry-Walker marching band show what it takes to prepare for the Mardi Gras ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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Indie Rock, who did it first?

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:42
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 26, 2013
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:14
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's been checking in with e...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 03:56
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In The Rock House follows the band Zombie Crash, and explores the learning disable music scene in the UK.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:29
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 03:08
Caption: Zombie Fest, Credit: Alex Stonehill, The Seattle Globalist
Audio postcard from DIY punk music festival in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hopson Plantation, Clarksdale, MS, Credit: Mitchell Koester
Pinetop Perkins wanted to leave a legacy to the youth, so he created the Pinetop Perkins Master Workshops to further deepen the young musicians' kn...

  • Added: May 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:23
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Band by distance… or banned by distance? A radio portrait for one of the two members of a band that is banned by distance, The Pencils!

  • Added: May 06, 2012
  • Length: 07:09
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Classical piano or "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"--makes no difference, as long as Aleksya can be onstage, performing for an audience.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 02:20
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For one Indian classical singer, a crowded little apartment in Queens--or even just the sound of a shruthi box (an Indian-style musical drone)--bri...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yasmine Gustafsson
Bullying isn't an American phenomenon. In Sweden, a federally-appointed bullying ombudsman will sue a school district for not sheltering students f...

Bought by Listenwise, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WNPR


  • Added: Feb 21, 2012
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Nov 04, 2010
  • Length: :35
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A thirty second commercial about DIABETES!

  • Added: Nov 02, 2010
  • Length: :35
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Everyone is told when they’re younger, that they have to be on this path, they have to go to school, that they have to go to college, that they hav...

Bought by KUT, KISU, PRX Remix, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 01:57
  • Purchases: 4
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We all do it! Well, at least most of us.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2010
  • Length: 05:08
Caption: Rapping 101, Credit: Yvonne Martinez
A middle school in North Hollywood, CA is expanding its music curriculum beyond the traditional orchestra, band and choir. Oakwood Secondary Schoo...

Bought by WBHM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Schwob School of Music, Credit: Columbus State University
The Music Major Life...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2010
  • Length: 03:37
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On a road trip, Mario Kart inspires a complex methodology for determining who gets control of the music.

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 1
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ATMI Reporter Max Jungreis sets out to find the answer to his question.

  • Added: Oct 26, 2009
  • Length: 01:44