Café Chill

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Café Chill
“As the public radio audience ages, it’s critical that we bring new, younger listeners to our stations.  Café Chill is the type of programming that attracts this highly desirable group to your station.”
June Fox, General Manager C89.5,
Former V.P. of Station and Business Relations for Greater Public
Café Chill features a relaxed curated mix of downtempo EDM (Electronic Dance Music).  Think of it as a “Hearts of Space,” or “Echoes” for Millennials.
Host and curator Seth Bolin, who has his finger on the pulse of the EDM and club scenes, spotlights top artists as well as new independent emerging talents, and keeps the listener up-to-date with the latest news and releases, and upcoming appearances.
Cost:  FREE
Available:   PRX,  AudioPort,  FTP Download        
Length: 59 minutes
For more information, visit our program page.



Travel through time

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Travel through time

Sound Beat is a daily, 90 second program
highlighting the holdings of the Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the largest sound archives in the United States.

Each episode features a recording from the Archive, and an entertaining historical backstory.

The recordings feature popular music performances – old favorites, rare gems, and some never heard before… from Cab Calloway to the castrated stars of Italian opera, you’ll hear it all on the Sound Beat!

Sound Beat episodes also feature speeches and spoken word performances from some of the great thinkers, political figures and luminaries from the late 19th and early- to mid-20th centuries – people like Thomas Edison, George Bernard Shaw, Amelia Earhart, Albert Einstein, and Theodore Roosevelt.

For more information visit Sound Beat’s program listing.

Radio from the Ozarks by people who live there

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Radio from the Ozarks by people who live there

Ozark Highlands Radio is a FREE hour-long public radio program that features live musical performances recorded at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas.

With archival recordings from native Ozark musicians to the contemporary Roots/Old Time performers of today, Ozark Highlands Radio explores the history, tradition and current trends in traditional and modern acoustic music.

Recent programs have featured:

  • Marty Stuart & the Fabulous Superlatives
  • A. J. Croce
  • The Savoy Family Cajun Band

In addition, “Feature Host” segments take listeners on a musical journey with historians, authors and personalities who explore the people, stories and history of the Ozark region.

  • 40 original programs per year
  • A combination of well-known performers and emerging artists provides listeners with a mix of discovery and familiarity.
  • Superior quality recordings and mixes of live performances
  • Insight and discovery of new places, people and history with “Feature Host” segments
  • Fund Drive show available with promotional materials (OHR hats etc…) for affiliate stations to send donors as thank you gifts for support.

For more information, visit our PROGRAM PAGE.

What is UnderCurrents WEEKEND?

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What is UnderCurrents WEEKEND?

What is UnderCurrents WEEKEND?

It’s a music show – Discover new music, meet up-and-coming artists at music festivals, visit backstage with stars.
It’s a travel show – Visit far away lands like Cuba or Costa Rica, or nearby getaways like National Parks.
It’s a food show – Find new restaurants and pubs, tour colorful markets and farms, plus cooking tips and recipes.
It’s about people – Meet interesting people and unusual characters pursuing their passion, or just out having fun on the weekend.
It’s diverse – it explores Hispanic, Native American, Asian, and African-American cultures and music.
It’s fun! – it’s what we do on the weekends – movies, restaurants, camping, hiking, beaches, going out, staying home…..

For more information, visit our program listing.

There’s something in the water – UnderCurrents!

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There’s something in the water –   UnderCurrents!

What do the top Triple A stations have in common?

Full Time Triple A Nielsen Diary*:

#1 WNCW – last year added an hour of UnderCurrents on Sat night
Dual Format Triple A+NPR News Nielsen Diary*:
#1 Iowa Public Radio/Studio One – 25 hrs of UnderCurrents each week
#3 Jefferson Public Radio Rhythm & News – 46 hrs of UnderCurrents each week
#4 WRUR – 7 hrs of UnderCurrents each week
Join the top Triple A stations and the 180 stations around the USA and the world
that air UnderCurrents.
For more information, click HERE.