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All Mixed Up

Series produced by Peter Bochan

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All Mixed Up is an eclectic mix of arts and information, featuring mood-driven music mixes and interviews with figures from the worlds of literature, film, television, theater, and the visual arts.

"As the 'Strange Albanian Genius' presiding over All Mixed Up, Peter Bochan plays eccentric pop, exotica, ambient, country, novelty records, basically any genre that strikes his fancy...'he confuses boundries'. At its best All Mixed Up is a non-linear tapestry that is a perfect counterpoint to an often dehumanizing morning."

"...his ability to blend disparate musical strands into one seamless package: One recent segment jumped from Jimmy Durante to Frank Black to the Yardbirds." -Time Out NY...

Named one of the Top Ten Music Radio Programs by The New York Times, Time Out New York, Village Voice, and The Daily News, and known for incorporating current events, politics, and culture into custom-blended montages, All Mixed Up is a long-standing radio destination at WBAI...

Also heard on WPKN, WAZU, KYGT, KZGM, WERU, WSLR, KPVL, KHOI, KEOS, KZGM, WXPI, on PRX and Pacifica

Peter Bochan: Creator of the Shortcuts radio series, frequent winner of local and national radio awards, and voted "Best (and most eclectic) Radio DJ of 2000" by the Village Voice, Bochan has produced work for film, radio, television, and the recording industry, including Rage Against the Machine, Richard Belzer, Pearl Jam, Yo Yo Ma, Bruce Springsteen, and many others.

He has mixed his way through Watergate, the Vietnam War, Three Mile Island, Contragate, 9/11, Pacifica@50 and Barack Obama-The Remix. Hide full description

"As the 'Strange Albanian Genius' presiding over All Mixed Up, Peter Bochan plays eccentric pop, exotica, ambient, country, novelty records, basically any genre that strikes his fancy...'he confuses boundries'. At its best All Mixed Up is a non-linear tapestry that is a perfect counterpoint to an often dehumanizing morning.""...his ability to blend disparate musical strands into one seamless package: One recent segment jumped from Jimmy Durante to Frank Black to the Yardbirds." -Time Out NY...Named one of the Top Ten Music Radio Programs by The New York Times, Time Out New York, Village Voice, and The Daily News, and known for incorporating current events, politics, and culture into custom-blended montages, All Mixed Up is a long-standing radio destination at WBAI...Also heard on... Show full description


42 Pieces

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Caption: G-Men Under Fire!~
A musical trip to Washington, D.C. with Senate Intel leaders, former directors, acting politicians and Russian spies mixed into an exciting hour of...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:23
Caption: Violet Kamberis Bochan (1980s), Credit: Peter Bochan
A tribute to Don Rickles and to my mother Violet Kamberis Bochan featuring Harry Belafonte, Bernard Herrmann, Fats Domino, Bunny Berigan, Artie Sha...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:38
Caption: Chuck Berry
Celebrating Chuck Berry-One of founding fathers of Rock & Roll with tributes from Keith Richards, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Carl...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Albert Einstein-Refugee, Credit: David Art
Hear the sounds of The Resistance, from airports, border crossings, street protests and refugees from around the globe mixed with new music, powerf...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:59
Caption: Mother & Daughter -Women's March NYC
Mixing the voices of millions of marchers around the country and the globe with music from the protest movement and the history of freedom fighters...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us for a sad journey to the end of the world with Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Stephen Colbert, Benedict Cumberbatch and many ...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:53
Caption: Out on Highway 61
Here's the Nobel Prize for Literature winning Bob Dylan mixed with music and words from Barack Obama, the Nobel committee, Les Crane, James Taylor ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:38
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Another chance to learn about possible presidential candidates "True Colors" with locker room remixes of words from Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, ...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:55
Caption: Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump mixing it up during the first presidential debate, with plenty of music providing passion and emotional manipulati...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:01
Caption: Trump's Russian Hackers
A totally unbelievable journey from Trump Tower through both political conventions, to the steps of the Kremlin and the Ukraine, with stops at gami...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:44
Caption: That's All Right Mama, Credit: Elvis, Scotty & Bill
Johnny Depp as Keith Richards explains his early exposure to the Sun Records sound and his Scotty Moore stories.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:37
Caption: Muhammad Ali, Credit: Gordon Parks
"Float like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee...". This is my tribute to Muhammad Ali. An impressionistic mix of sound and music dedicated to "The Grea...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bob and Ray, Credit: Radio Foundation
Celebrating the lives of Bob Elliott, Maurice White and Dan Hicks with comedy classics and music from Earth, Wind & Fire, Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:31
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A tribute to David Bowie featuring music from Steve Nieve, Ozark Henry, Seu Jorge, Nile Rodgers, Chris Hadfield (from Space Station), Neil Young, L...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:04
Caption: Ornette in Green
Celebrating Ornette Coleman, Christopher Lee and Jim Ed Brown. Improvisational sound mixed with harmonics and theory in "The Blood Is The Life" tri...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:19
Caption: The Fillmore East, 105 Second Avenue
A mix of music,mayhem and madness turn this week's episode into a dramatic blend of current and unbelievable events, celebrations, and tributes.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:23
Caption: The News Dissector
A Tribute to Danny Schechter, one of the very best producers in independent media-as "news dissector" gave me air space and mentoring for Shortcuts...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:07
Caption: Be MIne!
The first hour of this week's Valentine's mix. Love stories and romantic music provided by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, Benny Carter, Diana Krall, El...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shirley Temple
Tributes to Sid Caesar, Ralph Waite and Shirley Temple with introductions from Eleanor Roosevelt, Rodney Dangerfield and Maggie Estep.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 29:34
Caption: Pete Seeger
Tribute to legendary singer-songwriter, political activist and environmentalist Pete Seeger featuring interviews, music and stories from a life far...

Bought by KGLT, RadioFreePalmer, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:18
  • Purchases: 3