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Caption: Matt "Spek" Watson at The Station, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Seattle's Matt Watson performs as a rapper and producer under the name Spekulation. He used to hate his day job serving espresso. After being outed...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Sandip Roy discovers the very old recordings of the Archive of Indian Music.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Classical piano or "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"--makes no difference, as long as Aleksya can be onstage, performing for an audience.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 02:20
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On this edition of "A Musician's Life" Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with The Bacon Brothers. The Bacon Brothers are screen actor Kevin Bacon and his br...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: May 07, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with Squeeze's founding member Glenn Tilbrook. In the early 1980's critics were comparing Tilbrook and his collaborator Ch...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 01, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jorma Kaukonen is best known as a founding member of the seminal psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane, but his first love is American roots mus...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 16, 2009
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Neil Halstead has gotten plenty of comparisons to his fellow countryman the legendary Nick Drake. In fact, Time Out magazine has called Halstead o...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 3
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In the early 1990's critics hailed Matthew Sweet a leader in the world of power pop. His 1991 album "Girlfriend" melded raw guitar sounds with cat...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Dec 15, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Singer songwriter Duncan Sheik feels much more at ease watching other people perform his work. He likes writing and recording his own albums but h...

Bought by WGDR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and Mississippi Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 10, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Justin Townes Earle talks about his childhood as the son of songwriter Steve Earle, his teenage infatuation with drugs and alcohol and why he prefe...

Bought by WGDR and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 29, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Chris Walla doesn't take anything for granted. As producer and guitarist for one of today's most popular bands, Chris is happy his old audience re...

Bought by WGDR and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 23, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In New Zealand Liam Finn's dad Neil Finn (of Split Enz and Crowded House) is royalty. Both in the U.S. and at home Liam is trying to establish him...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 22, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Carrie Rodriguez thought she'd spend her career backing other musicians. Now the fiddler and singer songwriter has folks who back her plus a new a...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WGDR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 12, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In the early 1960's Leslie Gore's songs spoke to adolescents. With the British invasion, Gore lost her appeal to the teen set but she continued m...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 19, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeff Daniels is best known as a versatile actor but he says playing music gives him greater creative freedom.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Most people confuse Sam Phillips with the man who discovered Elvis Presley and Jonny Cash. But the Sam Phillps on this edition of the feature was ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KMXT, KXOT Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 16, 2008
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Music icon Ani Difranco says she unconsciously wrote the same song over and over until she realized she was carrying old family wounds.

Bought by WGDR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 07, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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As the cliche goes Jeb Loy Nichols marches to his own drummer. It makes his life difficult. But his singularity helps yield great music

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 20, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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When Jason Isbell left the Southern Rock band Drive by Truckers last year he shocked the group's intensely loyal fan base. Emotionally and creativ...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and WMNF


  • Added: May 01, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We haven't heard much from talented singer-songwriter Marc Cohn since his eponymous 1991 hit "Walking in Memphis". He talks about his new album an...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KXOT Public Radio, KMXT, WMNF, and Mississippi Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 21, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Against his parents' wishes, Luis gets new piercings and explains why.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2008
  • Length: 02:08
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The work life of a composer who writes music for Nature Documentaries

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 17, 2007
  • Length: 10:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Sound rich poem celebrating my mother's quirks

  • Added: May 21, 2007
  • Length: 01:13
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Alejandro Escovedo music is an eclectic mix of his life experiences--from his childhood in Texas to his exposure to New York and San Francisco's pu...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KMXT, and KUT


  • Added: Oct 19, 2006
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 3
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The music business may have toughened Aimee Mann, but her songwriting remains compassionate and sensitive.

Bought by KFAI, KUT, and Musicians' Radio


  • Added: Oct 18, 2006
  • Length: 05:26
  • Purchases: 3