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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Celebrating major birthday and anniversary milestones of some of America's great musicians throughout 2013.

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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.


Pieces

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Patti Smith hosts this hour of Bob Dylan music and conversation covering 1965-1974

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., Harford Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WMUH and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 39
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Patti Smith hosts this hour of Bob Dylan music and conversation covering 1961-1964.

Bought by KAZU Seaside, Calif., KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WMUH, WAER Syracuse, NY and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 34
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New one-hour radio special dedicated to Cuba's musical diaspora, and its rich heritage that continues through its most prominent exiled artists.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KMUW, WFIU and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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After 8 years away from live performance, Elvis Presley made up for lost time.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Raven Radio, WGZS, KPIK-LP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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An inside look at the rise of Elvis Presley from a young boy to an American Icon.

Bought by Prairie Public, KZUM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSRQ, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23
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One-hour radio documentary explores Benny Goodman's life and music, and the impact it had on both jazz and popular culture.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WDCB, Prairie Public, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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One-hour radio documentary pays tribute to American legend Waylon Jennings, tells the story behind his final concert at Nashville's Ryman Theatre, ...

Bought by Prairie Public, Prairie Public, KPVL, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KPVL and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Highlights from a live concert in Dublin by Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WSLR, Prairie Public, KAZU Seaside, Calif., KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 08, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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One-hour music intensive radio documentary about Sly & the Family Stone, their music, their turbulent history, and the indelible marks they left be...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WSGE, KMXT, WFAE, KUT and more


  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 38