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Weekly logic, word, letter, or math puzzle. This is #236, for air the week of November 13th. This week's theme is word play. The puzzle has been pr...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, madness and escape!

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:29
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Poncho Sanchez is at the top of his game with Latin Spirits, Marion McPartland lays it in the groove and JP Soars is under a Memphis full moon. Bi...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WJSU, and WKAR


  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Organize your to-do list efficiently! This is episode 44 of a series about engineering vocabulary, phrases, acronyms, jargon, and slang.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:46
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This amazing new Italian label peers into hidden corners of early music (like the role of magic, and the rose in the world of renaissance dance)..

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Guitarist Pat Martino has recorded so prolifically and somehow we’ve had a slew of his 1970s material so we begin there, continuing thankfully with...

Bought by WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, WMOT, and WKAR


  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Keep your hands clean when you write professional publications. This is episode 43 of the Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorit...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
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We will go from the Middle Ages with the Orlando Consort, to the Renaissance and John Sheppard, and the French with sacred music of Couperin.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Halloween theme show broadcast on Ozcatradio.com (KZCT-FM, Vallejo, CA). It was Electronics Holliday day and I didn't know it. My Ipad decided it w...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:57:23
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It looks like the big blockbuster of the summer is not a superhero or science fiction film, but, surprisingly, a movie set during World War II. Dun...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Actor and comedian Kumail Nadjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon wrote a screenplay about their own very unusual courtship. With Michael Showalter d...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:49
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Among the films of Federico Fellini are a few that have achieved classic status, and deservedly so, such as La Strada, La Dolce Vita, and 8 ½. But ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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The Italian label once agin takes us to the cusp of the baroque (including world-premiere recordings).

  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Dizzy Gillespie wrote “You got to know the rules before you break ‘em.” From his orchestra’s rhythm section was born the MJQ. Sixty years later oth...

Bought by WVBI-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WOUB, KMRE-LP, WMOT and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Sandip Roy has a different perspective on India's version of Halloween.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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It’s been a while since we ventured back in time; this week, medieval Italy, Catalunya, and the importance of wine in Medieval times!

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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October 31st makes the actual date of the Reformation, and we conclude our year-long series with recordings that talk us from Schutz to Bach.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Thirty years after "Purple Rain," African musicians reimagined the 1984 film with local music and flair. Titled “Rain the Color Blue with a Little ...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:43
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The London Town Waits, Trio Medieval with a twist, and Handel gets the Christina Pluhar treatment.

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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This show is a variety of songs and comedy where we will explore cliche phrases,palindromes,jokes,rhymes,excess verbiage,pig-latin,mumbles, words s...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:59:24
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Pieces by Bach, Schubert, and Ravel this week from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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Discussing a cascade of styles all over the sheets.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:55
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And a heliotrope used to describe a flower that turns toward the sun.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
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One who hugs apples? Or average planar linear heat generation rate?

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:11