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dhf510 on 09/10/2018 at 04:21PM

Just Released: "Cedar St // Acacia Ave" by Sams n

Macaque Records is proud to announce the release of the third album in its discography, the experimental Cedar St // Acacia Ave by Sams n. Choppy beats, sparse vocals, looming atmosphere and odd tangents augment this unique collection of music. Get lost in the curves and pulses of the record tonight!

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cheyenne_h on 05/05/2016 at 09:00AM

Radio Free Culture #67: Archiving the Spoken Word with Jemma Brown and Michael Guerra

Jemma Brown & Michael Guerra from The Moth. Photos used with permission.

WFMU and the Free Music Archive are proud to bring you a fresh episode of Radio Free Culture, a podcast exploring issues at the intersection of digital culture and the arts.

In this episode, Cheyenne Hohman, RFC host and current Director of the FMA, was joined by Jemma Brown and Michael Guerra from The Moth, a storytelling podcast and event series. They came to discuss the recently unveiled transcription tool, "Together We Listen" developed by NYPL Labs and The Moth using Pop Up Archive technology, with the help of a Knight Foundation prototype grant. This tool turns transcription editing into a game, crowdsourcing edits and making stories more accessible to hearing impaired individuals, one word at a time. 

Jemma Rose Brown is a the Digital Media Producer at The Moth where she creates web content, manages social platforms and leads digital strategy initiatives. Michael Guerra is the Media & Archives Manager at The Moth. To participate in their transcription intiative, "StoryScribe," visit http://storyscribe.themoth.org/.

Check out the podcast at WFMU, PRX, or subscribe to the Radio Free Culture on iTunes!

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CharlieKelsey on 04/07/2015 at 03:27PM

C.Kelz-Environmental Rock

Charlie Kelsey AT Large
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wormstudio on 06/16/2012 at 06:07AM

kim fowley and the worm all-stars

Fowley visited WORM in the company of his dominatrix Snow Mercy. He explains on the track how the cooperation with the Worm all-stars band went. This was the last song of the evening. And sharing some of Mr Fowley's wisdom;

"...rock n roll is not death
it's only asleep for a while
the drugs change
the haircuts change
and the diseases change
and rock n roll is always gonna be here..."

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katya-oddio on 01/17/2011 at 04:30PM

The Voice and Calm Power of Dr. Martin Luther King

Portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Betsy G. Reyneau [public domain]

Today the U.S. nation celebrates the life and work of prominent civil rights activist, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Here are three speeches by Dr. King hosted by the Free Music Archive. The first is King's infamous "I Have a Dream" speech delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963.

The second is a speech given January 14, 1968, at a demonstration supporting anti-war activitists, including singer Joan Baez, imprisoned at the Santa Rita Prison in California. The recording of Dr. King's speech was produced by Colin Edwards for KPFA radio the day after the demonstration. (BB1460 Pacifica Radio Archives, CC by-nc-sa)

The third of King's speeches presented here is from March 16, 1968 at the event "Men and women in the arts concerned with Vietnam" in Los Angeles, California. The speech is prefaced by a six-minute introduction by novelist, playwright, and poet James Baldwin. The recording was made in the audience and aired on KPFK on April 4, 1968. (BB4661 Pacifica Radio Archives, CC by-nc-sa)


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