w/ Ani DiFranco, Zoe Boekbinder, Terence Higgins, free feral, Launa Reed and more
Prison Music Project Sessions: A performance of Long Time Gone, an album written by incarcerated poets and songwriters. Filmed at Esplanade Studios in New Orleans before an invisible audience Concert profits benefiting Sister Hearts Re-entry Program and the Center for Life Without Parole Studies. Album profits benefiting the Southern Center for Human Rights.
This highly curated station harkens back to the glory days of the folk revival with artists like Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell. In the mix, you'll also find elements of contemporary songwriters, roots music, old standards, folk-rock and Celtic.
Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom is a podcast about tragedy, triumph, unequal justice and actual innocence. Based on the files of the lawyers who represent them together with other criminal justice activists and experts, Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom features interviews with men and women who have spent years in prison for crimes they did not commit ? some of them having even been sentenced to death. These are their stories.
Underground Hip Hop is something that rap fans could easily define in the 90's. However, as rap music has grown, it has branched off into many sub-genres. So, to keep it simple, this station features artists you won't find too often in the mainstream. It features true lyricism, bangin' beats, dj's cutting up vinyl, and music that embraces the original gritty sound made popular in the mid 90's. The station spans the 80's, 90's and today. Yes, underground hip hop is alive and well today. You'll find it right here.
You may not have the right to sing the blues, but you certainly have the right to listen to them! Steeped in heritage, and delivering more heartache, pain, and suffering than most can handle, Blues packs a knockout one two punch to the audio midsection. All the Kings are here; B.B, Freddie, and Albert bending notes far beyond those of mortal men. If you don't have the blues now, just listen for awhile...these tracks will have you shoutin' and hollerin' for more.
Since voicing dissent is an integral part of democracy, there's nothing more patriotic than a protest song. Fight the power, with artists ranging from Bob Dylan to Bob Marley to Public Enemy to Green Day.