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WRIR and the Commonwealth of Notions present: Volume 4. July 17th through the 20th at participating venues Balliceaux, Strange Matter, Steady Sounds, Gallery 5, and Ipanema.
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Mondaze Morning Blend 43: Always

Getting married to the music this Monday Morning ~~ Tune in for a ceremonialy curated selection of girl-group hits and sweet cuts that will get your day started off like a bottle of champagne.


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Can’t You Feel It?

Hobbes called me last week to ask about a Giorgio Moroder track he heard and so I brought that and some other similar sounding stuff along tonight.  Tune in for 2 hours of disco grooves!


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Back on the block reppin’ for A Tribe Called Wu…. it’s Mikemetic


Posted 7/27/14 at 9:58 pm by Mikemetic | 0 comments

On My Own



Posted 7/27/14 at 8:01 pm by Bill Farrar | 0 comments

Mr Felty does If Music Could Talk!!!

Lets enjoy a variety of Latin and African records.


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The Motherland Influence July 27

Another 2 hours of African, Latin & Caribbean music.


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Ambiance Congo: July 27, 2014 3:00-5:00 PM

Welcome to Ambiance Congo, bringing you great Congolese popular music every other week here on WRIR.

Among all the treats today, I'll be featuring a few songs sung by the late Debs Debaba. Enjoy his wonderful voice!


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Bebop and Beyond Playlist


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Sunday Morning Jazz Playlist



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Various and Sunday: July 27, 2014

This week I found myself once again obsessed with Over the Rhine's album The Trumpet Child. The genesis of the playlist was the song "Desperate For Love", but I won't be playing it, at least not this week. Enjoy!

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