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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.

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.

Wondering how to reach those younger, diverse listeners?

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Wondering how to reach those younger, diverse listeners?

Café Chill
Filling your airwaves with good vibes and too much coffee!
A one-hour weekly Chill Mix from KNHC in Seattle

Café Chill is Public Radio’s weekly curated chill mixproduced by KNHC Productions in Seattle, USA (at the studios of C89.5 FM)
Café Chill’s relaxed EDM mix targets the 25 – 45 year old diverse millennial and gen-x’ers, and their adjacent demographics that can be challenging for most public radio stations.

For more information, visit our program listing.

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.