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Joyride Media

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What is producing? We're not sure. At the moment, we think it's the attempt to keep audiences and ourselves from getting bored. In 2001, two die-hard fans of radio decided to join together and fill the airwaves with sounds and stories that would keep them tuned in. In the process, we've covered a lot of ground, centered on our first passion: music. But whether it's a program on rock, jazz, country, bluegrass, blues, classical, funk, punk or folk, Joyride Media focuses on the big ideas behind the music. Someone in a conference room once called it "transformative listening." Okay, well... Joyride Media believes in learning about the larger world, hearing stories from those who lived them, and putting music and history into context. Our trick is weaving it into a narrative flow that feels familiar. The treat is hearing music you know in a totally new way.

Pieces

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Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr look back on the year they almost broke up but decided put out a little album called "Achtung Bab...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUKY, Northstate Public Radio, CBC Inside the Music and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Archival Paul Simon interviews from various moments of his career are intertwined to show the evolution of his creative process. Hosted by Rita Ho...

Bought by WKMS, KBYS 88.3 FM, KISU, Northstate Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Wynton Marsalis looks back on music from throughout his career, from the straight jazz to his more classical compositions.

Bought by KISU, Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN, WAMC, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Brand new one-hour special features exclusive Sting interview looking back on music from his solo career.

Bought by KPVL, WUKY, Prairie Public, CBC Inside the Music, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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New one-hour radio special traces how Hank Williams’ “lost notebook” of unrecorded songs were found and set to music for new recordings by Bob Dyla...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, Lower Cape Communications, WCAI / WNAN, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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The official radio companion to Pearl Jam Twenty - a new documentary by Cameron Crowe in theatres Sep 2011, on PBS American Masters Oct 21, 2011.

Bought by KPVL, CBC Inside the Music, WUIS, WAMC, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:10:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Tony Bennett and his duet partners (Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones, Aretha Franklin, John Mayer and more) discuss the art of collaboration on timeless ...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN, KISU, KRWG, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:28:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A look into the year that Elvis became a national star.

Bought by Prairie Public, Prairie Public, KMXT, Prairie Public, KMXT and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Ozzy Osbourne reflects on his first solo albums and working with pioneering guitarist Randy Rhoads.

Bought by WCWP, KPVL, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WMMT, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Insightful review of the life of legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson and his enduring musical legacy. Includes 20 of his legendary recordings...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, Radio New Zealand, KMUW, Red River Radio Network, WMMT and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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A look inside Pearl Jam's 1993-94 albums, Vs. & Vitalogy as told by the band, fans and close friends. Includes interviews with members Eddie Vedde...

Bought by KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, WNIN, KVLU, KISU and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Ten 75-second modules to celebrate Roy Orbison's would-be 75th birthday in 2011 (birthday is 4/23/1936).

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2011
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The story behind the final S&G album “Bridge over Troubled Water” and its classic songs. Includes interview with Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, produce...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, New Hampshire Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Sun Radio - KDRP Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A look back at the last Bob Marley & The Wailers concert (Pittsburgh - Sep 23, 1980) with previously unavailable live recordings and exclusive inte...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WCPN, KCMJ Community Radio, WLPR, KHEN-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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Rosanne Cash re-interprets some of the classics of American music.

Bought by WYEP, KFOK-LPFM, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KPVL, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Brief survey of pianist Dave Brubeck's long career.

Bought by Moab Public Radio, WHRV, WDCB, WLPR, WMMT and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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Billy Joel looks back on his career as a songwriter.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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One hour radio special provides insight to how Cirque du Soliel "shook up" Elvis Presley's classic songs for the new "Viva Elvis" show.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul McCartney records drums, Credit: Linda McCartney
The Jailor Man and Sailor Sam thought the major was a little lady Suffragette with a heart like a wheel.

Bought by KPIK-LP, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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One-hour special traces how Bob Dylan hastened the end of Tin Pan Alley.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KVSC, Prairie Public, KPIK-LP, KFAI and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30