August 5, 2108 – Q Do You Love?

A spirited defense of the much-maligned letter Q! Because it’s 2018!

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Feat. Queen, Sesame Workshop, Godz, Eric Dolphy, David Bowie, Sir Richard Bishop, Quincy Jones, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Daevid Allen and Kramer, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Maryam Mursal, Kasai Allstars, and Nimalan Yoganathan


July 29, 2018 – Reaching Into Free

A mid-summer romp through musical fields

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Feat. Neil Young, Sonny Rollins, Benoit Delbecq & Francois Houle, Bell Orchestre, Colin Stetson, Jelly Roll Morton, James Hill, Jack Lewis and the Cutoffs, Grateful Dead, Betty Lavette, Roxy Music, Spyder-D, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Ken Nordine, Grim Skunk, Plasmatics, Coast Social Orchestra, Alexander Ayub, Hugh Tracey, Gurrumul, Group Doueh, and Joy Division

July 22, 2018 – Kick On By

I thought I would exorcise an earworm. Didn’t work–it’s still there!

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Feat. Madison’s Lively Stones, Roland Kirk, Isaac Hayes, Jazz Jamaica All Stars, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Robert Johnson, Kate Bush, King Crimson, Primus, Oingo Boingo, Rllrbll, Cartoon Lizards, Ohio Players, Olav, Céu, Pat Jordache, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Bush Tetras, and Pierre Kwenders

July 8, 2018 – Planet Kick

The power of music to sway the soul and move your feet is self-evident in this edition of the Free Kick. Let the spirit swing you!

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Feat. Ry Cooder, Alanis Obomsawin, Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld, Afrika Bambaataa, Alien Sex Fiend, Cabaret Voltaire, Revolting Cocks, Ensemble Supermusique, The Buzzcocks, Quinsin Nachoff, Los Folkloristas, Chuck Berry, and Don Cherry

July 1, 2018 – Smells Like Free Spirit

Another in a long line of freeform radio mixes!

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Feat. Juanita Johnson and the Gospel Tones, Roland Kirk, The Ventures, ob Mazurek, Exploding Star Orchestra, Dokaka, Frank Zappa, William Shatner, Ian Paice, Johnny Winter, Patti Smith, Robert Glasper Experiment, A Banda Tropicalista Do Duprat, Pax Nicholas and The Nettey Family, The Wailing Wailers, Gregory Isaacs, Amon Duul, Quiet Sun, Os Mutantes, and African Head Charge

June 24, 2018 – Six Freeks

Heavy and upbeat all at the same time; what more do you want from a podcast?

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Feat. Fred Astaire & Oscar Peterson, The Dwarfs of East Agouza, The Encounter, Pantera (RIP Vinnie Paul), The Dead C, Stompin’ Tom Connors, Uz Jsme Doma, The English Beat, Thomas Dolby, Raya Brass Band, Son of Dave, CABBAGE, The Tragically Hip, Willie Nelson, Beau Dommage, and Pete Namlook