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Have a ball this Summer

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Have a ball this Summer

Dive into the history of recorded sound!

Sound Beat is a daily, 90-second public radio show that showcases recordings from Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the nation’s largest sound archives.

Episodes feature a wide range of recordings from all musical genres, film scores, and great thinkers and political figures such as Albert Einstein and Teddy Roosevelt, and more. Listeners will hear fascinating rare gems, old favorites, and some never heard before recordings.

For more information about Sound Beat, check out our Program Listing

Your Mission is Our Mission

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Your Mission is Our Mission

With UnderCurrents:

 

Expand and Enhance Service
  • UnderCurrents has a unique, compelling voice that engages existing and new listeners.
  • Host Gregg McVicar, hand picks music that is rich in musicality and cultural values, keeping an ear to new trends while honoring the roots.
  • Gregg and his crew attend a lot of music festivals to experience and meet the artists first hand.
  • Everyday Gregg engages with listeners via social media.
Celebrate Diversity
  • UnderCurrents is a culturally inclusive program that appeals to a diverse audience and expands listeners’ understanding of the ways and values of others through its multi-cultural celebration of Alternative, Roots, Rock, Native, World, and emerging artists.
Strive for Technical Excellence
  • UnderCurrents offers consistently excellent production values.
  • No worries about levels because we’re locked at the -24 LUFS network standard.
  • Sound Exchange reporting?  All playlists uploaded to SX for those using NPR Digital Services; SX-ready speadsheets provided for those using Spinitron or filing directly.
  • All music is screened for offensive language.

UnderCurrents is easy to use whenever you need something good!

Schedule UnderCurrents daily, weekly or when you’re short-staffed.
   
With UnderCurrents you’re good to go!

 

For more information about UnderCurrents, check out our Program Listing.

 

Good to Go!

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Good to Go!

You’re free to schedule UnderCurrents daily, weekly or when you’re short-staffed.
With UnderCurrents you’re good to go!

A daily 4-hour music mix of Alternative, Roots, Rock,Native, World, and Emerging Artists.  UnderCurrents is easy to use whenever you need something good!

  • Play as many hours as you like – stand alone or flowing together – the presentation always sounds natural.
  • Customize the local breaks as you please. 
  • And no worries about levels because we’re locked at the -24 LUFS network standard. 
  • Sound Exchange reporting?  We’ve got you covered there too!  All of our playlists are uploaded to SX so that you don’t have to.
Multiple hours of UnderCurrents are heard each week on KXT Dallas, KUTX Austin, WSGE Charlotte-Dallas, Iowa Public Radio, Jefferson Public Radio (CA/OR), Wyoming Public Radio, Colorado Public Media, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, and stations that cover large swaths of Texas, California, Minnesota, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Alaska.
For more information, check out our program listing.

The Hollywood Musical is BACK!

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The Hollywood Musical is BACK!

Fans of Broadway and Hollywood music, and the Great American Songbook are Public Radio’s core listeners, and the popularity of musicals has never been higher:

  • LA LA Land has won 7 Golden Globes (including “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”) and is Nominated for 14 Oscars!
  • Recent years have been the best attended and highest grossing in Broadway recorded history;
  • Live television productions of Hair, Grease, The Wiz, and The Sound of Music drew huge audiences,
  • Good luck getting tickets to Hamilton on Broadway or on the road!

Don’t miss out on this large audience of loyal, affluent, highly educated, culturally passionate and charitable listeners!

Now in it’s 33rd year, Footlight Parade, is Public Radio’s premier syndicated Broadway and Hollywood music program. Each week, Host Bill Rudman calls upon his encyclopedic knowledge, unparalleled collection of recordings, and personal interviews to provide an entertaining and informative program cleverly connected around a theme.

  • great music!
  • entertaining and insightful anecdotes and stories about the shows and stars;
  • Hollywood greats such as Fred Astaire, Danny Kaye, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Julie Andrews;
  • Broadway stars such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jerry Orbach, Idena Menzel, Patti LuPone and Barbara Cook; and
  • rare historical recordings of Broadway shows and luminaries such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Noel Coward, Al Jolson, and George M. Cohen.

 

For more information about Footlight Parade, check out our Program Listing.

Snuggle up

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Snuggle up

Cozy up this Winter with a trip through the history of recorded sound.

Sound Beat is a daily, 90-second public radio show that showcases recordings from Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the nation’s largest sound archives.

Episodes feature a wide range of recordings from all musical genres, film scores, and great thinkers and political figures such as Albert Einstein and Teddy Roosevelt, and more. Listeners will hear fascinating rare gems, old favorites, and some never heard before recordings.

For more information about Sound Beat, check out our Program Listing