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Episode # 23 - Castaway: Renee Blanche

From: Jeff Wax
Series: Desert Island Discs
Length: 01:24:26

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On September 10th our 23rd castaway on "Desert Island Discs" was RENEE BLANCHE, - Tai Chi practitioner, dancing machine and Vagina Monologue performer four years running. Renée has been the voice of the National Public Radio new age music program "Night Tides" on KCUR Radio 89.3 FM, Kansas City, Missouri every Sunday night since September 1994. Winner of Pitch Magazine’s “Best Of” in 2002 category “Best Sunday Night Ritual”. "Night Tides" is an eclectic blend of contemplative instrumental and electronic music that combines upbeat grooves and dubs with soothing melodies that whisper softly to the soul.. a labor of love and what Renee describes as "a chance to promote calm and quiet time after a long work week and a busy weekend." Read the full description.

Renee_blanche2_small On September 10th our 23rd castaway on "Desert Island Discs" was RENEE BLANCHE, - Tai Chi practitioner, dancing machine and Vagina Monologue performer four years running. Renée has been the voice of the National Public Radio new age music program "Night Tides" on KCUR Radio 89.3 FM, Kansas City, Missouri every Sunday night since September 1994. Winner of Pitch Magazine’s “Best Of” in 2002 category “Best Sunday Night Ritual”. "Night Tides" is an eclectic blend of contemplative instrumental and electronic music that combines upbeat grooves and dubs with soothing melodies that whisper softly to the soul.. a labor of love and what Renee describes as "a chance to promote calm and quiet time after a long work week and a busy weekend."

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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Desert Island XYC Mum. Virgin UK 2001 01:00
The Ultimate Om Jonathan Goldman The Ultimate Om. Spirit Music 2002 03:31
Watermark Enya Watermark. Reprise 1988 02:26
Junilate Libera Song Of Life. EMI Japan 2011 04:07
Broken Wings Rodney Franklin It Takes Two. Columbia 1998 04:00
FlashLight Parliament Get the Funk Up - The Ultimate Parliament Collection . Spectrum 2000 04:28
Now We Are Free Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerard Gladiator Soundtrack. Sony 2000 04:14
Om Namo Bhagavate Deva Premal Embrace. Prabhu Music 2002 07:12
Candy Cameo The Best of Cameo, Vol. 1. Mercury 1993 05:40