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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features songwriter and bandleader...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 11:04
Caption: U.S. Mexico Border, Credit: Jude Joffe-Block
Is ‘looking Mexican’ a legal reason for the Border Patrol to stop a car? Federal law says agents have to have ‘reasonable suspicion’ that something...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jon Catler and Meredith "Babe" Borden
A visit with Jon Catler and Meredith "Babe" Borden, who play and talk about microtonal music using "just intonation" pure interval tuning.

Bought by KKRN, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, 90.5 WSNC, and WXPN


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Full-Time Blues Radio features expressions of faith, this week, on our annual listen to the spiritual side of new & independent Blues music.

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Sounding Funny: How to get a laugh with music.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, we’re getting creative. Not with macaroni pictures and Papier-mâché, but with some of the most talented minds in the Twin Cities that br...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:13
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Our society is driven by media, and this week we’re indulging in it and appreciating what Minneapolis and St-Paul have to offer on a given weekend....

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 25:01
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Backing Tracks. Alex explores just how much of live music is truly live and whether that even matters.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
Caption: A string of ooligan fish.
The Grease Trails, a centuries-old network of trails through Northwestern Canada, described as the cultural arteries of First Nations peoples. Once...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
Caption: Rahsaan Roland Kirk
His unrivaled ability for playing many instruments at once made him one of the most unique jazz musicians of all time. But Rahsaan Roland Kirk's ba...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, Spokane Public Radio, KZYX, Interlochen Public Radio, WEMU and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Billy finally saved enough money to move his family from a trailer to a house in West Texas. He thought he left his problems behind… until some of ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 11:09
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Marfa residents Alice Quinlan and TK Croft were on their way back from the Border Zone UFO festival in Presidio, Texas when they saw a mysterious g...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
Caption: Wiring Before, Credit: Flikr user Kelp
Who's watching you? Nowadays it seems everyone wants to get their hands on our personal data. From the FBI to the welfare department, to some of th...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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R.E.M. and Rock The Vote turn wasteful CD packaging into a petition that brings accessible voter registration to millions.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2014
  • Length: 19:10
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
"Juke In The Back" features one of early R&B's greatest blues shouters, Roy Brown. From his early hits for the DeLuxe Label in the late 1940s to hi...

Bought by WLPR and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Patterson Hood is co-founder of the alt-country rock band the Drive-by Truckers, and in this illustrated interview he tells me about the band’s 12t...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 16:58
Caption: Photo of Walter Horton by Sylvia Pitcher, London, 1968.
Join us as we pay tribute to one of the all time greatest harmonica players, Big Walter Horton. Making his first recordings with Sam Phillips in Me...

Bought by WJSU and KRPS


  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Jesse Dermody lives in the woods north of Duluth in a cabin right next to his brother Ryan's cabin. Together they are the band The Brothers Burn Mo...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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On Living Planet this week from Deutsche Welle... As bee populations plummet, British conservationists come up with a unique rescue plan. As India...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
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On Spectrum this week from Deutsche Welle... Meet the scientists working a camera system which they say is the safest way to control crowds, hook ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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No man is an island. Except for Busta Rhymes.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 20:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Microbiologist Rachel Dutton studies cheese and its microbes. Chef Bob Adkins presents an easy cheese making tutorial. And, time for barbecue!

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Robert Everest with some of his instruments, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Robert Everest plays it all. The accent is on Latin when he plays his regular show at Maria's, Sundays 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at 1113 Franklin Avenue ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Bob "Slim" Dunlap
Sadly, Slim Dunlap, the second guitar player for The Replacements, has been suffering from serious health issues stemming originally from a stroke....

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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New blues from Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne and good new vibes from vibraphonist Jerry Tachoir 

Bought by KKRN, KSUT, WMHT, WOUB, KUOW and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10