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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41 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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10 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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Ed Helms talks with TV writer and producer Michael Schur.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Mar 23, 2022
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Lisa Taylor and Michael Tiberg of the Traverse City Track Club talk with author and science professor Daniel Lieberman about his book, "Exercised: ...

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Mar 23, 2022
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Exploring the snow-blanketed Frostlands in the game Octopath Traveler. Yasunori Nishiki composed the original score.
Snowy music from Undertale, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl, Stardew Valley, Super Mario 3D World, and more!

Bought by WBAA, WKAR, WGTE Public Media, KUCO, Rhythm & News Service and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Holly T. Bird talks with author Angeline Boulley about her book "Firekeeper's Daughter."

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Dec 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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WDET's Nargis Hakim Rahman talks with Omar El Akkad about his novel "What Strange Paradise."

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Dec 16, 2021
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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April Baer of Michigan Radio's "Stateside" talks with Joshua Prager about his book "The Family Roe."

Bought by WNMU-FM and WKAR


  • Added: Dec 16, 2021
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: In Spiritfarer, the player guides Stella as she befriends animal spirits and ferries them to the afterlife. Max LL (Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis) wrote the score.
Music from games featuring dogs, bunnies, hedgehogs, sugar gliders, mice, and lots more!

Bought by WBAA, Delmarva Public Media, WKAR, WXXI Rochester, WGTE Public Media and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Composer Pedro Bromfman wrote the narrative score for Far Cry 6, which tells the story of an uprising against a brutal dictator.
"... In games they’re just immersed, and that music becomes a part of their life and their world."

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


  • Added: Dec 06, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Yasunori Mitsuda composed the beloved score of 1995 role-playing classic Chrono Trigger.
Storytelling scores that immerse us in fantastical worlds.

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


  • Added: Nov 23, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The soundtrack to 2021 strategy game Humankind contains nearly 10 hours of music and took 3 years of production.
The Slovak National Symphony, a chorus singing Sophocles, and traditional music from around the world.

Bought by WBAA, Delmarva Public Media, WKAR, WGTE Public Media, KUCO and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11