WFIU

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WFIU Public Media has been broadcasting from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since October, 1950. The station is a charter member of the National Public Radio network, and along with 90 other stations, it carried the premiere broadcast of NPR's in-depth news program, All Things Considered, on May 3, 1971. WFIU now broadcasts classical music, jazz, and news and information 24 hours a day. WFIU can be heard throughout Southern and Central Indiana: * 103.7 FM | Bloomington * 100.7 FM | Columbus * 101.7 FM | French Lick/West Baden * 98.9 FM | Greensburg * 106.1 FM | Kokomo * 95.1 FM | Terre Haute and on WFIU2 * 101.9 FM | Bloomington * and online at wfiu.org. Our mission: We inspire, inform, and involve. Our values and activities are born of the purposes and hopes of Indiana University and of our listeners. For us, this work is a public trust.

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The Soul Kitchen is a two-hour, weekly program that blends sweet soul, funky jazz, old school rock, Americana, and world music into a flavorful gumbo for the ears and spirit. Mixing these genres of sound with a dash of message gives listeners a menu of music that comes from the soul. Join host Brother William Morris for "tunes with a groove and music with a message."

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2022
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Two time Grammy Award winner Sylvia McNair presents a fun program of classical music and stories about the multitudes of conductors, singers, instrumentalists, and composers she has worked with over her storied career.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Sep 03, 2020
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"Produced in the style of a modern cinematic full-cast audio play, The Ernie Pyle Experiment! is a thirteen-episode radio program/podcast chronicling Ernie Pyle’s pre-war work as a travelling columnist for the Scripps-Howard Newspaper syndicate from 1935-1942."

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Oct 27, 2020

Latest Pieces

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An Afterglow holiday special for all classic soul fans! Some old-school soul versions of Christmas tunes, by Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Darlene Lov...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Radio Catskill, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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An hour of the jazz standards of France. We’ll hear songs written in French, songs with a certain French flair, and some songs written about Paris,...

Bought by KMUW and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long special highlighting the music of Brazilian jazz singer Astrud Gilberto, known for such songs as "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Sta...

Bought by KMUW, Prairie Public, and KAZU Seaside, Calif.


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Wilson's records blended big-band and small-group elements with pop orchestration and doses of soul that could be both big-city hip and suburban cool.

Bought by KAAD-LP, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KMUW, WCPN, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Marian Pettengill leads Rhett Salisbury and Mary Stores on a low-vision tour at the Indianapolis Museum of Art., Credit: Yaël Ksander
Join us for an hour-long anthology of nine short features. Each piece focuses on a different aspect of arts and disabilities in Indiana.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: An exploration of the path of Melba Liston as she became an arranger/composer and an instrumentalist in the j...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WNMU-FM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KMUW and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, exploring the orgins of "hip."

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KHNS, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A celebration of the music and traditions that make up the Christmas season from the plains of Africa to the hills of Appalachia and beyond.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WUAL, and BYUradio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Dec 23, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A Christmas market in Rostock, Germany, Credit: Carston Pescht
A celebration of the music and traditions that make up the Christmas season from the plains of Africa to the hills of Appalachia and beyond.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, WNMU-FM, KRPS, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WUAL and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring women instrumentalists who thrived in the upside-down jazz world of wartime America.

Bought by High Plains Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KCNP, High Plains Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 12