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12:05 am
Fri February 20, 2015

On the Next Galactic Travels 2015-02-26

On the next Galactic Travels...
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On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Zero Ohms concludes.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Supreme Infinite Essence" on ZOP Opus Records.

The previous show's playlist (show #933) is available for your inspection.

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11:08 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Galactic Travels Top 20 Report for January, 2015.

Galactic Travels Top 20 Report for January, 2015.
Credit WDS Productions

WDIY 88.1 FM "Galactic Travels" Top 20 for January, 2015.
Shows #926 to #930; 1-January-2015 to 29-January-2015
Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order.
Compiled by Bill Fox

This report is also available at Bill's Blog and the Galactic Travels website.

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Music
9:42 pm
Sat February 14, 2015

Mipso Live on All Reet Street

Left to right: Jacob Sharp, Wood Robinson, Joseph Terrell, Libby Rodenbough

Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based bluegrass band Mipso joined Geoff Chambers in the studio to perform songs off of their album Dark Holler Pop and to talk about their Bluegrass Harmonies Onstage show that night at the Mauch Chunk Opera House.

(Original air-date: 1/24/2015)

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12:05 am
Fri February 13, 2015

On the Next Galactic Travels 2015-02-19

On the next Galactic Travels...
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Zero Ohms continues.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Process of Being" on Spotted Peccary Records.

The previous show's playlist (show #932) is available for your inspection.

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12:05 am
Fri February 6, 2015

On the Next Galactic Travels 2015-02-12

On the next Galactic Travels...
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Zero Ohms continues.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Spacial Glacial Nebulous" on ZOP Opus Records.

The previous show's playlist (show #931) is available for your inspection.

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12:05 am
Fri January 30, 2015

On the Next Galactic Travels 2015-02-05

On the next Galactic Travels...
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Zero Ohms begins.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Worlds, Afterworlds" on relaxedMachinery Records.

The previous show's playlist (show #930) is available for your inspection.

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12:05 am
Fri January 30, 2015

The Special Focus for February, 2015.

The Special Focus for February, 2015.
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for February is Zero Ohms. Also known as Richard Roberts, he plays wind-controlled synthesizers and over fifty flutes, saxes, and various other woodwinds.  A writer, painter, musician, teacher, and producer, Richard follows what he has termed Tao of Zero Ohms; literally meaning way of no resistance.

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Music Interviews
10:47 am
Sun January 25, 2015

Dengue Fever: Retro Pop, Cambodian Style

Dengue Fever's latest album is The Deepest Lake.
Marc Walker/Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon February 23, 2015 11:25 pm

The late 1960s and early '70s defined a vibrant, electrifying and psychedelic era for rock music everywhere — including Cambodia. The Khmer Rouge communist movement put an end to that when it took power in 1975, but the music from that era has been discovered and rediscovered over the years.

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Music Interviews
9:59 am
Sun January 25, 2015

The Lone Bellow, A Trio Built On Harmony And Trust

The Lone Bellow's latest album is Then Came The Morning.
Courtesy of the artist

Singing in harmony is an intimate exercise, not least because it often requires singers to change their voices in order to better blend with their counterparts. Kanene Pipkin grew up harmony singing, but says the first time she sang with her bandmates in The Lone Bellow, she noticed something unusual: She didn't need to alter her voice at all.

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11:26 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Not My Job: We Quiz Funk Legend George Clinton On The British Parliament

Tony Dejak AP

Originally published on Sun January 25, 2015 1:42 am

George Clinton, the founding father of funk, is the creator of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic. We'll ask him three questions about another kind of parliament — namely, the British Parliament.

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