Joyride Media

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What is producing? We're not sure. At the moment, we think it's the attempt to keep audiences and ourselves from getting bored. In 2001, two die-hard fans of radio decided to join together and fill the airwaves with sounds and stories that would keep them tuned in. In the process, we've covered a lot of ground, centered on our first passion: music. But whether it's a program on rock, jazz, country, bluegrass, blues, classical, funk, punk or folk, Joyride Media focuses on the big ideas behind the music. Someone in a conference room once called it "transformative listening." Okay, well... Joyride Media believes in learning about the larger world, hearing stories from those who lived them, and putting music and history into context. Our trick is weaving it into a narrative flow that feels familiar. The treat is hearing music you know in a totally new way.

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Two new one-hour radio specials about Willie Nelson feature the stories behind his music and tales from road. Great to air around his 80th birthday - April 29, 2013

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Series of four short segments - intimate interview with Yusuf / Cat Stevens about his new album, Tell 'Em I'm Gone, as heard on NPR First Listen.


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Elvis Presley loved the big sound of a symphony orchestra, but never got to perform with one - until now.

Bought by KPIK-LP, KTRL, KPIP-LP, WXXI, WFAE and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Pink Floyd founder and 2015 Newport Folk Festival headliner, Roger Waters, looks back on his solo recordings, reflects on the continued relevance t...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Prairie Public, KPIP-LP, Radio New Zealand, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Celebrate St Patrtick's Day with the Irish Heartbeat of Van Morrison and the new duets he recorded with his friends. While the program is currentl...

Bought by KAZU, WDCB, KPIP-LP, Troy Public Radio, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
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The complete story behind Bob Dylan and The Band's 1967 recordings in Woodstock, NY, now known as the Basement Tapes

Bought by KUMD, WKMS, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
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Intimate hour of music and conversation with Yusuf / Cat Stevens about life, music and his new album.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WMMT, KPVL, WFAE, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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First of four short segments featuring Yusuf/Cat Stevens with excerpts of new songs from Tell 'Em I'm Gone as featured on NPR First Listen.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Bob Dylan biographers Sid Griffin, Clinton Heylin and Greil Marcus begin this series on Dylan's The Basement Tapes with the Band by calling it "a m...

Bought by WJFF, PRX Remix, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 3
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What would it sound like if some of the classics of American music were recorded in Rio De Janeiro?

Bought by KAZU, KPIP-LP, KMXT, Louisville Public Media, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Brand-new one hour special from Joyride Media takes in depth look at Roy Orbison's 1989 posthumous comeback album, "Mystery Girl."

Bought by KPVL, Louisville Public Media, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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One hour special features Kelly Clarkson's holiday memories and stories about the songs on her new holiday music album, Wrapped in Red.

Bought by KPVL and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2