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Jesus Christ - Ben Seretan


3:26 minutes (3.92 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 14 Jul 2012

In May of 2012, New York City area musicians carrying on in the tradition of Woody Guthrie came together at the Tribes Art Gallery/Catweazle venue on the Lower East Side to record their favorite Guthrie songs. This recording was broadcast as a segment on July 14th during the 12-hour centennial broadcast, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Guthrie's birth.

Pastures of Plenty- Jefferson Hamer


3:26 minutes (3.92 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 14 Jul 2012

In May of 2012, New York City area musicians carrying on in the tradition of Woody Guthrie came together at the Tribes Art Gallery/Catweazle venue on the Lower East Side to record their favorite Guthrie songs. This recording was broadcast as a segment on July 14th during the 12-hour centennial broadcast, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Guthrie's birth.

Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key - The Apple Kickers


3:37 minutes (4.15 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 14 Jul 2012

In May of 2012, New York City area musicians carrying on in the tradition of Woody Guthrie came together at the Tribes Art Gallery/Catweazle venue on the Lower East Side to record their favorite Guthrie songs. This recording was broadcast as a segment on July 14th during the 12-hour centennial broadcast, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Guthrie's birth.

Mai Iskander (Re: Words of Witness)


23:40 minutes (21.67 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 22 Jun 2012

An interview with director Mai Iskander about her documentary Words of Witness, a poignant portrayal of a young, idealistic, politically engaged female journalist in Egypt during and after the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.

Improvisation (Part 2)


23:45 minutes (21.74 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 Jul 2012

Ben Gerstein: trombone
Gian Luigi Diana: laptop, live processing,
Mike Pride: percussion

Engineers: David Beal, Kevin Crowley

A live improvisation in WKCR's studios from this burgeoning trio. Gerstein and Pride utilized the space of the studio, bowing and scraping objects around them, while Diana often sampled the two instrumentalists to create a bed of noise for their further ideas.

Improvisation (Part 1)


26:24 minutes (24.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 Jul 2012

Ben Gerstein: trombone
Gian Luigi Diana: laptop, live processing,
Mike Pride: percussion

Engineers: David Beal, Kevin Crowley

A live improvisation in WKCR's studios from this burgeoning trio. Gerstein and Pride utilized the space of the studio, bowing and scraping objects around them, while Diana often sampled the two instrumentalists to create a bed of noise for their further ideas.

Sean Wilentz on Bob Dylan in America


32:15 minutes (36.91 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 13 Dec 2010

Author and historian Sean Wilentz discusses his book "Bob Dylan in America"

Hosted by Leena Mahan

Interview


40:18 minutes (55.35 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 5 Jul 2012

Darius Jones and Ben Gerstein sat down to discuss the piece, Music for "Cabin Fever," they recorded earlier in the evening. With Ben present as a knowledgeable and interested friend, the interview turned to the trio of records Darius has released as part of his mythical "Man'ish Boy" series.

Music for "Cabin Fever"


26:43 minutes (36.69 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 5 Jul 2012

Darius Jones-alto saxophone
Ben Gerstein-trombone
David Grollman-percussion

Engineer: Mark Micchelli

On July 5th, 2012, saxophonist Darius Jones brought in a trio to perform this piece, originally composed for a dance performance and played by Jones and Gerstein as a duo.

Mattieu Roy (Re: Surviving Progress) Part II


34:51 minutes (31.92 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 23 Mar 2012

Part II of a phone interview with Montreal based filmmaker Mathieu Roy, to discuss his upcoming documentary "Surviving Progress." An epic documentary co-directed by Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks, "Surviving Progress" challenges the modern notion of progress as technological, economic and population expansion. "Surviving Progress" presents the concept of "progress traps"--when there is too much progress, an excess of material wealth that inevitably leads to the depletion of natural resources and the exhaustion of physical human capacities.

Surviving Progress Part I


26:30 minutes (24.26 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 23 Mar 2012

Part I of a phone interview with Montreal based filmmaker Mathieu Roy, to discuss his upcoming documentary "Surviving Progress." An epic documentary co-directed by Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks, "Surviving Progress" challenges the modern notion of progress as technological, economic and population expansion. "Surviving Progress" presents the concept of "progress traps"--when there is too much progress, an excess of material wealth that inevitably leads to the depletion of natural resources and the exhaustion of physical human capacities.

Markus Schleinzer (Re: Michael) Part II


22:59 minutes (21.04 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 5 Feb 2012

Part II of an interview with Austrian director Markus Schleinzer discussing his directorial debute "Michael." Mr. Schleinzer worked as a casting director for over 60 films, including Michael Haneke's "The Piano Teacher" and "The White Ribbon." "Michael" follows the story of Michael, an Austrian office worker in the last few months of his life. It premiered at Film Forum February 15-February 28, 2012.

Hosted by Xueli Wang.

Markus Schleinzer (Re: Michael) Part I


36:31 minutes (41.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 5 Feb 2012

Part I of an interview with Austrian director Markus Schleinzer discussing his directorial debute "Michael." Mr. Schleinzer worked as a casting director for over 60 films, including Michael Haneke's "The Piano Teacher" and "The White Ribbon." "Michael" follows the story of Michael, an Austrian office worker in the last few months of his life. It premiered at Film Forum February 15-February 28, 2012.

Hosted by Xueli Wang.

Interview


35:36 minutes (48.88 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 2 Jul 2012

Mike Pride stopped by on July 2, 2012 to play a solo drum set and discuss both this aspect of his career and his conceptual work "Drummer's Corpse", of which he's working to fund a recording via Kickstarter.

Solo Drum Piece #5


5:50 minutes (8.02 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 2 Jul 2012

Mike Pride stopped by on July 2, 2012 to play a solo drum set and discuss both this aspect of his career and his conceptual work "Drummer's Corpse", of which he's working to fund a recording via Kickstarter.

Solo Drum Piece #4


7:31 minutes (10.33 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 2 Jul 2012

Mike Pride stopped by on July 2, 2012 to play a solo drum set and discuss both this aspect of his career and his conceptual work "Drummer's Corpse", of which he's working to fund a recording via Kickstarter.

Solo Drum Piece #3


5:56 minutes (8.15 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 2 Jul 2012

Mike Pride stopped by on July 2, 2012 to play a solo drum set and discuss both this aspect of his career and his conceptual work "Drummer's Corpse", of which he's working to fund a recording via Kickstarter.

Solo Drum Piece #2


5:11 minutes (7.11 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 2 Jul 2012

Mike Pride stopped by on July 2, 2012 to play a solo drum set and discuss both this aspect of his career and his conceptual work "Drummer's Corpse", of which he's working to fund a recording via Kickstarter.

Solo Drum Piece #1


7:04 minutes (9.7 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 2 Jul 2012

Mike Pride stopped by on July 2, 2012 to play a solo drum set and discuss both this aspect of his career and his conceptual work "Drummer's Corpse", of which he's working to fund a recording via Kickstarter.

Małgorzata Szumowska, Joanna Kulig


45:11 minutes (51.71 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 4 May 2012

A two-part interview about the film ELLES, directed by Małgorzata Szumowska, starring Juliette Binoche, Joanna Kulig and Anaïs Demoustier. In the film, Juliette Binoche plays a Parisian journalist who interviews two girls about their experience as student prostitutes.

Beasts of the Southern Wild


53:41 minutes (18.43 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 24 Jun 2012

On Sunday June 24th at 9:00 pm, Studio A broadcasted an interview with director Benh Zeitlin to discuss his a smashing debut, Beasts of the Southern Wild. Also interviewed are leading actor Dwight Henry and co-writer Lucy Alibar. Taking place in the alternate universe of the American South, Beasts of the Southern Wild follows a little girl as she faces what seems to be the end of the world. This film was a hit at Sundance, played at BAMcinemaFest on June 21 and is opening commercially June 27, 2012.

Guy Sorman (re: Liu Xia)


46:31 minutes (53.25 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 10 Feb 2012

A discussion with the French writer, professor and curator Guy Sorman, about the exhibit "the Silent Strength of Liu Xia," a collection of 25 photographs by the Chinese artist Liu Xia. Liu Xia is currently under house arrest in China for being associated with the politically subversive activities of her husband, and 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo. In the interview, Guy Sorman discusses the political and cultural landscape in mainland China, the underground artistic movements there and the role of cultural production in creating a real impetus for political reform.

Marc Levy, Haiti Earthquake


27:20 minutes (31.29 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 19 Jun 2012

For this month's collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Professor Peter Coleman sits down with Professor Marc Levy.  The two discuss Professor Levy's work in Haiti, leading up to and following the devastating 2010 earthquake.  Professor Levy is Deputy Director of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network.

Stainless Steele in studio Part 3


15:58 minutes (36.54 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 13 Apr 2012

Stainless Steele visited the hip hop show for an instrumental mix, and raps live on mic.
CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE
part 3 of 3

Stainless Steele in studio Part 2


22:10 minutes (50.75 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 13 Apr 2012

Stainless Steele visited the hip hop show for an instrumental mix, and raps live on mic.
CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE
part 2 of 3

Stainless Steele in studio


22:55 minutes (52.45 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 13 Apr 2012

Stainless Steele visited the hip hop show for an instrumental mix, and raps live on mic.
CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE
part 1 of 3

Complete Ragas Live performance (Part 2)


5:04 minutes (6.97 MB)

Complete live set from 12-1 pm in our Ragas Live Festival. Ashvin Bhogendra on vocal, Arun Ramamurthy on violin, Akshay Anantapadmanabhan on mridangam.

For podcasting and more of the Ragas Live sets, go to:
http://www.nycradiolive.org/

Complete Ragas Live performance (Part 1)


39:49 minutes (54.69 MB)

Complete live set from 12-1 pm in our Ragas Live Festival. Ashvin Bhogendra on vocal, Arun Ramamurthy on violin, Akshay Anantapadmanabhan on mridangam.

For podcasting and more of the Ragas Live sets, go to:
http://www.nycradiolive.org/

Complete Ragas Live performance


28:24 minutes (39 MB)

Complete live set from 12-1 pm in our Ragas Live Festival. Kiran Ahluwalia on vocal, Rez Abbasi on guitar, Nitin Mitta on tabla.

For podcasting and more of the Ragas Live sets, go to:
http://www.nycradiolive.org/

Complete Ragas Live performance


31:33 minutes (43.32 MB)

Complete live set from 1-2 pm in our Ragas Live Festival. Snehashish Mozumder on mandolin and Nittin Mitta on tabla.

For podcasting and more of the Ragas Live sets, go to:
http://www.nycradiolive.org/

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