Interlochen Public Radio

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A listener-supported broadcast service of Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen Public Radio is home to two distinct radio stations serving northwest lower Michigan with music, news and culture from the region and the world – every day, 24 hours a day:

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53 Pieces

GAMEPLAY is a show from Interlochen Public Radio that celebrates the vast worlds of videogame music. Each episode brings the music, composers and performers to life.

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26 Pieces

The National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan connects communities with some of the nation's premier authors and storytellers. Now, the best of these discussions are available to your community in this series from Interlochen Public Radio.

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17 Pieces

The National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan connects communities with some of the nation's premier authors and storytellers. Now, the best of these discussions are available to your community in this series from Interlochen Public Radio.

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26 Pieces

The National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan connects communities with some of the nation's premier authors and storytellers. Now, the best of these discussions are available to your community in this series from Interlochen Public Radio.

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24 Pieces

The National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan connects communities with some of the nation's premier authors and storytellers. Now, the best of these discussions are available to your community in this series from Interlochen Public Radio.

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A weekly series (26 episodes per season) featuring decades of music from the archives of Interlochen Center for the Arts. Produced by Interlochen Public Radio.

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A weekly series (26 episodes per season) featuring decades of music from the archives of Interlochen Center for the Arts. Produced by Interlochen Public Radio.


Latest Pieces

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We're taking a musical tour of this iconic video game franchise!

Bought by WBAA, WGTE Public Media, KMXT, and WNYE


  • Added: Jan 30, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Video game scores have earned a category of their own at the 2023 Grammy Awards. Join us for a look at each of the nominees!

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WBAA, WGTE Public Media, WNYE, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 23, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We talk with the "Irish queen of game music" and the first woman to conduct at the Oscars.

Bought by WXXI Rochester, WBAA, WGTE Public Media, WNYE, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 16, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Anne-Marie Oomen talks with author Anna Quindlen

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Susan Odgers talks with author and radio producer Stephanie Foo.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Karl Klockars talks with musician and author Margo Price.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Many artists collaborated to create the soundtrack to Kena: Bridge of Spirits, including composer Jason Gallaty and the traditional Balinese orchestra Gamelan Çudamani.
Hear Kena: Bridge of Spirits' atmospheric and emotional original score.

Bought by WXXI Rochester, WBAA, WGTE Public Media, WNYE, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 02, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Multi-instrumentalist Kristin Naigus in her studio.
Hear our interview with the video game industry’s go-to woodwind soloist and music that features her playing.

Bought by WXXI Rochester, KMXT, WGTE Public Media, and WNYE


  • Added: Dec 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A team of composers led by Hiroshi Yamaguchi scored the 2022 action role-playing game Babylon’s Fall. The original soundtrack contains over five hours of music.
Sometimes, fantastic video game scores come from games that fail commercially and critically.

Bought by WXXI Rochester, KUCO, WBAA, WGTE Public Media, WNYE and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: In the 2006 game Okami players take the role of white wolf Amaterasu, the Shinto sun goddess. The original score uses traditional Japanese instruments.
Hear a musical menagerie of themes from video games with animal protagonists.

Bought by WXXI Rochester, WNYE, WBAA, WGTE Public Media, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5