Music
12:01 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Encore, July 27

Music from the Cajun and Creole archives at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Center for Culture and Eco-tourism. Megan samples collections like the 1934 Lomax recordings, 1950's recordings by Harry Oster, 1960's recordings by Ralph Rinzler and more recent recordings from Festivals Acadians et Creoles.

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Music
11:58 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Earth Beat, July 27

Music from around the map. For over a decade now, KRVS has devoted it?s Sunday evenings to World Music with this program as one of that evening's cornerstones. You can hear field recordings to contemporary hits from around the world. 

    

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Music
11:55 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Dirty Rice, July 26

Dirty Rice is the longest running Louisiana Music show going today. Started by Todd Mouton back in 1991 or so it's now hosted on an alternating week basis by Lee Kleinpeter me. We're trying to bring you the best Louisiana music on your Saturday nights. The way i see it is that it's time to roll up the rug, sweep up the floor, turn up the radio loud and wear out the linoleum if you're housebound, drive a little faster if you're out on the streets or just plain have fun out there cooking in the kitchen.......

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Music
11:51 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Dimanche Matin, July 27

Lots of traditional and contemporary Cajun French favorites. Includes a weekly segment with A.J. LeBlanc on Acadian genealogy. 

  

  

    

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All Songs Considered
11:47 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Song Premiere: Horse Feathers, 'Violently Wild'

Horse Feathers.
John Clark Courtesy of the artist

Describing Horse Feathers almost inevitably diminishes the band's music: "Let's see, the lead singer has a beard and a soft voice, and he plays the acoustic guitar, and there's a string section. Oh, and they're from Portland, of course." All those identifying details hold true, and yet Horse Feathers' music never feels slight or ineffectual.

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Music
11:41 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Diamond Sea, July 26

A weekly mix tape of all musical influences, including rock, punk and retro.

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Shots - Health News
11:41 am
Mon July 28, 2014

With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

The human Y chromosome (left) holds the code for "maleness"; that's the X on the right.
Andrew Syred/Science Source

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 12:05 pm

Basic biology has it that girls are girls because they have two X chromosomes — the things inside cells that carry our genes. Boys are boys because they have one X and one Y. Recently, though, there's been a lot of debate in scientific circles about the fate of that Y chromosome — the genetic basis of maleness.

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Music
11:34 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Born on the Bayou, July 26

Swamp Pop, Zydeco, Creole, Cajun, Louisiana R&B, Blues and more.

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All Songs TV
11:32 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Allah-Las, 'No Werewolf'

Allah-Las
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 7:51 pm

At first glance, there's not much to the new video for the song "No Werewolf," from the Los Angeles garage rock band Allah-Las. But the longer you watch, the more mesmerizing it becomes.

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Music
11:31 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Bonjour Louisiane, July 28

Every morning, thousands of Cajun French music lovers tune in to KRVS to start their day with Pete Bergeron and "Bonjour Louisiane." Like morning coffee, "Bonjour Louisiane" gets you up and going with traditional Cajun French favorites and the latest releases from talented newcomers. Brush up on your French, find out about the fairs and festivals, and share the "joie de vivre" of French Louisiana.

  

    

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