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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34 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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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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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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Karl Klockars talks with musician and author Margo Price.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WNED Buffalo, Michigan Radio, and WKAR


  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 4
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 WBAA, Vermont Public, WXXI Rochester, KECG, WKAR and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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 Vermont Public, WXXI Rochester, WGTE Public Media, WBAA, KECG and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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 Vermont Public, WXXI Rochester, WGTE Public Media, WBAA, KECG and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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 WBAA, Vermont Public, WXXI Rochester, WGTE Public Media, KECG and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The members of The Game Brass explore the vastness of outer space on their 2022 album BRASS EFFECT, which features over 40 musicians.
Classical chops meet video game music with brass ensemble The Game Brass.

Bought by WBAA, Vermont Public, WXXI Rochester, WGTE Public Media, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Inon Zur has composed soundtracks for blockbuster video game series like Fallout and Dragon Age.
Award-winning composer Inon Zur joins us this week to talk about his music for titles like Fallout 4, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, Sybe...

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


  • Added: Oct 31, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The 2022 cinematic horror game Immortality charges players with unraveling the mystery of an actress’s disappearance. Nainita Desai composed a haunting original score.
Hear spine-tingling scores from Resident Evil, Dead Space, A Plague Tale and more.

Bought by WBAA, Vermont Public, KECG, KUCO, WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10