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KMUW's programming is more diverse than a typical commercial radio station and even some public stations. The "sound" of KMUW is distinctive - with news and discussion programs that are longer and more broad-based in subject matter, and music programming that is eclectic and innovative, yet still accessible. KMUW provides the people of South Central Kansas with informative and creative radio programming, to meet the educational and entertainment needs of a supportive radio audience, while enhancing and extending the services of Wichita State University. KMUW is the home station for two nationally distributed music shows - the world music show Global Village, and Triple AAA/indie show Strange Currency. Both shows are free and available for both daily and weekend time slots. Please see the individual series pages for more information about both.

Series

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21 Pieces

With a fresh, inventive mix of global sounds and styles and a welcoming presentation, this award-winning show speaks to the joys of musical discovery and smart entertainment with diverse and engaging world music that appeals to a broad audience. The program is FREE and available five days a week or for weekend use. A monthly world music concert series, monthly new releases show, stand-alone holiday programs, and a wide variety of regular specials are also available free to all.

  • From: KMUW
  • Updated: Mar 03, 2024
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6 Pieces

Soulsations takes listeners on an engaging musical journey of R&B and Gospel music. Host Carla Eckels has been recognized numerous times for her work on Soulsations, including DJ Personality of the Year by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.

  • From: KMUW
  • Updated: Jun 24, 2021
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8 Pieces

Favorites from the past, present and future. Nighttime becomes eclectic. The show airs six nights a week and is available throughout the year as a one-hour or two-hour show.

  • From: KMUW
  • Updated: Mar 22, 2021
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6 Pieces

Tricky pronunciations, language controversies, grammar pet peeves, the weird, wild history of everyday words, and everything else we love about this bizarre language we call English, we’ve got it all!

  • From: KMUW
  • Updated: Jan 26, 2024

Latest Pieces

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In conjunction with the May AAPI Heritage Month Feature, Global Village highlights ‘Asian fusion,’ some smart blends of contemporary instrumental a...

Bought by WOMR, RadioFreePalmer, Prairie Public, KEOS, KUGS Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Some of us (Fletcher) can never keep straight what, exactly, the subjunctive is, so fortunately Kathy and Ross are here to remind us.

Bought by KECG and KRPS


  • Added: May 09, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, new music by the talented Lalah Hathaway. Also, the celebration continues during Stevie Wonder month. We’ll hear from filmmaker David P...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WGZS, RadioFreePalmer, KHNS, KSLU and more


  • Added: May 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Underwater Over There is the new album from Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Unwed Sailor. We’ll hear music from that plus selections from St. Vincent’s All Born ...

Bought by KUGS Bellingham, Wash., KMUN, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], Raven Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: May 06, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 5
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SPECIAL: In this visit, Global Village highlights music from a wide array of Spanish performers. Among the highlights are music Cuban tres player R...

Bought by KIYU-FM, KBBI Alaska, KMXT, KSKA, WHCP-LP Cambridge and more


  • Added: May 03, 2024
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 27
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We have fun with rhetoric and some commonly used rhetorical devices, including how we might be using them even when we don't realize it.

Bought by KECG and KRPS


  • Added: May 02, 2024
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s Stevie Wonder Month on Soulsations! We celebrate the legendary musician who turns 74 on May 13th. We’ll enjoy his music and stories about him ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WGZS, RadioFreePalmer, KHNS, KSLU and more


  • Added: May 02, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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It’s New Month/New Music time in the Global Village. Each month, Global Village devotes an entire show to the best of recently released and forthco...

Bought by KIYU-FM, WHCP-LP Cambridge, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, KSKA and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2024
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 31
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Listen for selections from Keo & Them, The Bird and The Bee, Vehicles, Rudy Love & The Encore, John Martyn, and Us3.

Bought by KHNS, KUGS Bellingham, Wash., KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], Raven Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 27, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 5
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We look at some names of famous people that, when you pronounce them correctly, can let people know you're an expert... or a snob.

Bought by KECG and KRPS


  • Added: Apr 25, 2024
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2