Cultural Manifesto

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On this week's show Kyle celebrates the great blues women of Indianapolis. He shares music from artists who worked Indiana Avenue in the '40s and '50s, and talks with current voices on the scene, such as, Queen Delphine.
On this week's show host Kyle Long speak with pianist Clare Longendyke founder of Music In Bloom, a festival celebrating the work of living composers happening from May 16 -18, 2019 in Bloomington, IN.
This week host Kyle Long shares his interview with Tank and The Bangas. While previewing tracks from their forthcoming album Green Balloons and discussing their WFYI Small Studios Session.
This week Kyle's guest is Moe Whittmore of 700 West Records. During the 1970s Moe recorded historically important funk, soul, and psychedelic rock music from his family's home in New Palestine, Indiana. We talk about a new compilation of his work …
Host Kyle Long speaks with Carrington Clinton and Purnell Jones of Clint Breeze and the Groove about their new album. Also, a preview of the Woo Grl Festival.
This week Kyle's guest is Ryan Lott of @sonlux. The two talk about the new Son Lux box set released by @JoyfulNoiseRecs.
This week on Cultural Manifesto, Zakir Hussain, a Grammy-winning tabla drum virtuoso known for his collaborations with jazz, rock and classical musicians from George Harrison, to the Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart to Yo-Yo Ma, and Pharoah Sanders. Zak…
To close out Women's History Month host Kyle Long playa music from historically important musicians with roots in the Indianapolis music scene, including: Sarah McLawler, Anna Mae Winburn & The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, The Hampton Siste…
This week Kyle speaks with author David Williams, they discuss his new book Indianapolis Rhythm & Blues which documents the development of R&B music on Indiana Avenue during the 1950s and '60s.
This week on Cultural Manifesto, Destiny Muhammad and Pavel of Direct Contact. Destiny Muhammad is a jazz harpist who grew up in Compton, she calls herself the 'harpist from the hood.' Destiny will talk about her influences on the harp, and I'll s…
This week on Cultural Manifesto, host Kyle Long speaks with musician Cyrus Youngman. Cyrus shares how his struggle with a debilitating skeletal condition influenced his new album, "Your life will never be the same."
On this week's Cultural Manifesto, the Indianapolis-based composer Jordan Munson shares music from his score for the Phoenix Theatre's production of Hotel Nepenthe.
On this week's show Kyle continues his exploration of classic Hoosier gospel music, with tunes from The Mighty Indiana Travelers, King James Version, The Sacred Four, and many more... including the Stovall Sisters, whose big break came after provid…
A very special edition and important slice of Indianapolis music history on Cultural Manifesto this time. Host Kyle Long speaks with vocalist Reggie Gammon, a founding member of the legendary Indianapolis gospel group The Music Masters. The Music …
This week on Cultural Manifesto, Host Kyle Long talks with Indianapolis musician Oreo Jones about his new experimental R & B project : "Michael Raintree".
This week host Kyle Long speaks with rapper and producer Diop Adiso, whose new album Still Shinin' was created in part as a means to cope with an unexpected loss.
This week host Kyle Long looks back at some of his favorite interviews and music of 2018, with a focus on the Indianapolis soul scene. This episode includes words and music from The Vanguards, Pam Tanner of The Pearls/Ebony Rhythm Funk Campaign, He…
This week on Cultural Manifesto DJ Kyle Long listens back on some of his favorite jazz interviews of 2018, including Herbie Hancock, Monika Herzig, and Rob Dixon.
This week Cultural Manifesto features some of Kyle's favorite hip-hop content from 2018 shows, including Kyro The Artist, Skypp, and Keiana Whatley.
Host Kyle Long reflects on the amazing guests this year on Cultural Manifesto - from jazz icon Herbie Hancock, to folk music pioneer Barbara Dane. For the next couple weeks on Cultural Manifesto we look back at some of Kyle's favorite interviews an…
On this Cultural Manifesto host Kyle Long talks with two of his favorite Indiana musicians: multi-instrumentalist and composer Dena El Saffar and percussionist Tim Moore. 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of their band Salaam, a fantastic Middle East…
2018 marks the 50th anniversary for Indy's first Black owned/operated radio station WTLC. This week on Cultural Manifesto Rickie "Solid Gold" Clark will join me to commemorate the occasion. Clark was an early on-air personality at WTLC, and he also…
This week's edition of Cultural Manifesto may be the most significant program Kyle has ever produced. this episode features an hour of previously unheard music from the legendary Indianapolis band Merging Traffic. Plus commentary from two of the ba…
FoxD'Legnd joins Kyle Long for a conversation, and Kyle shares a preview of my recent interview with Lonnie Holley.
This week Kyle's guest is Ray Pierle. Ray has been independently recording and releasing folky psych rock music from his Southside Indianapolis home for over 40 years! Though Ray's work has generated relatively little interest here in his hometown,…
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Oct 1st, 2015
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May 9th, 2019
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