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Theresa Rebeck on the most famous actress of her day, Justine Batemen on fame waxing and waning, and a pirate radio station that got too famous for...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Vol. 1, No. 7 A moment of transformation from the Passacaglia movement of Symphony No. 5 in D Major by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1938).

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 10:34
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The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 08:21
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Chopin guides us back home through a tender harmonic progression in the third movement of this masterpiece.

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 08:19
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Gary, now in his 50s, recalls how Paul Weller and The Jam impacted upon his younger years.

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:49
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A moment of passion taken from the final movement of Barber's Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:32
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A moment of exuberance taken from the Chaconne of J.S. Bach's Partita in D Minor, BWV 1004.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 08:16

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:39

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 04:47
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Ever write a fan letter you regret? Part 1 of Unlikely Celebrity Obsessions features some truly misguided fan mail and a special appearance by Garf...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
Caption: Miguel del Aguila, Credit: Donna Granata
Three-time Grammy nominated Uruguayan-born American composer, Miguel del Aguila, shares insight into his most recent lauded composition, Concierto ...

Bought by WHCP-LP


  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Girls Rock NC is a summer music camp that doesn't hide being a feminist organization that embraces all gender identities. Ninety-five teens and twe...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
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During the night of November 13th, 2015, a series of terrorist attacks claimed by ISIL killed 130 people and injured 368 in Paris, France. Kansas C...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:05
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Growing up, my family played a lot of music. We also performed... mostly funerals. The driving force behind it all? My dad. So, in order to better ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:53
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A Song Story is a mini-history of a time, a place, an individual and a song. It's a personal experience, rising from memory every time we hear a ce...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2016
  • Length: 06:50
Caption: Laila & Aleks at a house show in May, 2013
This is a story of a white immigrant troublemaker from Eastern Europe, a black revolutionary musician from New York and how one of them saves the o...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 13:56
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Experience the adventure, joys and perils in a greenhorn wrangler's account of the 40th annual Sombrero Ranches "Great American Horse Drive". Eight...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • 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
Caption: Mysterious detail from the funk-cloning electron microgramatoscope, Credit: Dr. Schulmanstein
If James Brown was the Godfather of Soul, George Clinton remains the undisputed Crown Prince of Funk. Parliament-Funkadelic. Flashlight. The Mothe...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Antarctic explorers discover a creature in a cavern, Credit: Astounding Tales, February 1936
On the 35th Anniversary of Alien, "The Icy Winds of Lovecraft" looks at how Alien and John Carpenter's The Thing were both influenced by the strang...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: :58
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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 20:10
Caption: Opening Second Line, Credit: Wikipedia Creative Commons
Joshua Sirotiak seeks out the history of Second Line Jazz culture in New Orleans. Along the way, he finds a few answers to questions about his own ...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hugh Bob's van, outside another club. Anywhere, USA., Credit: Mad Genius
"Where@bouts" is the short radio series about the sense of place. Our guests conduct their world like a song in an imaginative feat of radio art. M...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Willie Nelson with Norah Jones and Sheryl Crow
Dolly Parton, Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris and more great female singers share their insightful, deeply personal stories about Willie ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KISU, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University, KAZU, KSUT and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Artist Madi Diaz talks about the first time she got on stage.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2013
  • Length: 03:38