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This week on melodically challenged it’s “In a Word”: poems and songs that explore language and diction. Umberto Eco said, “Poetry is not a matter ...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:01
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a neo-Tibetan journey to the "roof of the world"

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Sorrow, Credit: Julia Meek
Author Paul Coelho said, "Tears are words that need to be written." We're adding music to the emotion this week, on the Folktale of Sorrow.

Bought by KAAD-LP, WFIU, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Old MacDonald had a farm…and it was so good there’s a song about it! So it’s no surprise there are poems about them too. This week on melodically c...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
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the delicate world of the contemplative piano

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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This episode features a soulful conversation Anahata Metaabout her book, 52 Weeks, 52 Dates. She also reads a brief passage from the book.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Gene Kendzior tells his daughter, Jennifer, about his father, who died working in a coal mine in 1967.

Bought by WEZU, WVBI-LP, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 3
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Spiritual matters are often a crossing point between personal deep thoughts, cultural perceptions, and religious teachings. On this episode of Wind...

Bought by WUAL and KMFA


  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: http://jobtalkradio.org, Credit: Job Talk LLC
The job of a development director, working with large groups corporations and individuals to raise donations for schools and nonprofits. It’s all a...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 13:16
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Chasing Love profanity edited version. A poetic exploration of the notion of romantic love, and the way it drives lives and societies.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:42
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Charles Bukowski said, “We are like roses that have never bothered to bloom when we should have bloomed and it is as if the sun has become disguste...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Asteroid hunters have discovered a 4 foot 6 inch diameter, baby space rock, about 478,000 miles away in the constellation of Pisces traveling in ou...

Bought by WTIP, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Bandon Community Radio, KKRN, WVTF and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Michael Quess? Moore, Credit: Fernando Lopez
Michael Quess Moore, or, A Scribe Called Quess, describes himself as a poet, an educator, an actor, and an activist. When we met him before his per...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 07:02
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With Valentine's Day coming soon, we wanted to bring you a special broadcast of "Simply Timeless" featuring our favorite romantic vocal and instrum...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:51:08
Caption: Mt. Julius Caesar by Leor Pantilot
The power and process of naming places. -- Beginning with an ear hike through John Muir National Forest, this episode dives into the process of nam...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Concierto presents classical music in English and in Spanish. Classical favorites performed by Hispanic artists are alternated with music by Spanis...

Bought by WJFF, KHSU, KMUN, KSTK, WABE and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 36
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the chilled, floating world of the ambient/electronic guitar

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Sharon Brangman (Left) and Jenna Lester (Right)
Dr. Jenna Lester talks to her mother, Dr. Sharon Brangman, about growing up in a family of black women who have dedicated their lives to medicine.

Bought by WVBI-LP and WEZU


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Gertrude Stein called repetition “the lesson that history teaches.” Coming up on melodically challenged it’s “Play It Again,” and every poem will f...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:02
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Music beyond boundaries for a digital world. New music from FIRE! Roque Banos, Frank Bretscneider, France Jobim and Jonny Greenwood. Works from Kro...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WFHB


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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the psychoactive tones of gongs, bells and bowls

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Thompson Williams (Left) and Kiamichi-tet Williams (Right)
Thompson Williams tells his son Kiamichi-tet about a difficult decision he had to make at the holidays.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 1
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An object visits our solar system from the beautiful Pleiades star cluster.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, Bandon Community Radio, KKRN, WEJP-LP 107.1 and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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I finally started connecting the dots about who I was inside.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1