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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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"Bom Tempo" or "Good Time" with Sergio Mendes and friends.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WCAI / WNAN, KAWC, KUMD, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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One hour special follows the creation and influence of Miles Davis' heaviest album.

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KMXT, KPVL, WLPR, KMUW and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Alejandro Escovedo hosts an hour of live music and conversation with singer and songwriter Carrie Rodriguez.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KAWC, KUMD, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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One hour special traces the creation and rise of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble.

Bought by Radio New Zealand, CBC Inside the Music, KMUW, KFOK-LPFM, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Carole King and James Taylor, Credit: James O'Hara
Two musical legends look back on their 40 year friendship

Bought by Prairie Public, KBYS 88.3 FM, KCSM, WGBH Radio Boston, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: May 05, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 25
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The making and influence of John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme."

Bought by WCPN, KMUW, WLPR, WCPN, KCSM and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 01:58:20
  • Purchases: 12
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Tracing the creation and influence of The Stooges 1973 album.

Bought by KMUD, Radio New Zealand, WMMT, KGLT, WTIP and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Chieftains and Ry Cooder, Credit: Judith Burrows
The Chieftains and Ry Cooder present the history behind their collaboration inspired by The St Patrick's Battalion of Irish-born soldiers in the Me...

Bought by WYAP, KCPW, CI Dolphin Radio, Monarch Radio, KAZU and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 43
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In honor of Elvis Presley's 75th birthday, twenty 75-second pieces about his life and music.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, Remix Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Dec 23, 2009
  • Length: 25:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The original rock and roll Christmas album returns.

Bought by KNAU, KGOU, WLPR, KHSU, WUFT and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 58
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Mix one part Handel with one part rock band, orchestra and choir.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", Mississippi Public Broadcasting, and WRFA-LP


  • Added: Nov 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Dolly Parton and friends talk about her history, songwriting, business savvy and philanthropy.

Bought by WSKG, Prairie Public, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WMMT, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911) get serious with America to present the real truth about "Weird Al" Yankovic that the mainstream med...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WNIN, WCPN, Remix Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KDUR, WXAV 88.3FM, WTIP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KDUR, WXAV 88.3FM, WTIP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Prairie Public, KDUR, WXAV 88.3FM, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Prairie Public, KDUR, WXAV 88.3FM, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Prairie Public, KDUR, WXAV 88.3FM, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Prairie Public, KDUR, WXAV 88.3FM, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Prairie Public, KDUR, KMUN, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23