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Dec 18, 2019

Crispy Critics: A Year In Review Part 1

This episode specifically show cases Syd, Jo, and John Drake’s favorite songs and artists of 2019. This episode includes Miles Island, PUP, and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.

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Dec 15, 2019

The Granite City Radio Theater, Season 8 Episode 2 Featuring Prudence Johnson

KVSC’s Granite City Radio Theater continued its holiday tradition of warming the radio listening hearts of central Minnesota on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, with a plethora of programming only found within the bounds of our radio waves! Prudence John was our special musical guest with backing from our ever flexible house band, Collective Unconscious! The […]

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Dec 15, 2019

The Untold Story of Hip Hop Honors English at St. CLoud State University

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with three freshmen at St. Cloud State University about an innovative honors course they’ve taken this semester.  The class is Mike Dando’s Honors English 160 and teaches the history, form, and function of hip-hop.  It’s not just about music, but […]

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Dec 11, 2019

Crispy Critics: Decade in Review Series

This is a continuation of the “Decade in Review” series. Joe and Syd take to the studio this episode to discuss specifically hip-hop and who were the most influential in the 2010’s. Artists discussed include Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, and Tyler the Creator.

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Dec 4, 2019

Crispy Critics: Decade in Review Series

This episode marks the first “Decade in Review” series. John Drake and Syd each discuss two songs/ artists that they feel influenced alternative music in the 2010’s. This episode covers Courtney Barnett, Mac DeMarco, Modern Baseball, and Cass McCombs.

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Nov 27, 2019

Crispy Critics: Beck & Girl Ray

Syd and John Drake have much to talk about with two artists who changed up their sound. First heard is artist Beck, with his 14th record called “Hyperspace”, and next up is London trio, Girl Ray, with their sophomore record “Girl”.

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Nov 26, 2019

The Untold Story of Edwin “Bud” Nakasone’s Experience with the US Army’s Secret Language School During WWII at the Stearns History Museum

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack attends a presentation at the Stearns History Museum by retired Army Colonel Edin “Bud” Nakasone as he recounts witnessing the attacks on Pearl Harbor as a child from his rural Hawaiian home.  Nakasone also spoke about his eventual service to the United […]

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Nov 24, 2019

The Untold Story of Edwin “Bud” Nakasone’s Experience with the Secret Language School During WWII, THE FULL PRESENTATION at the Stearns History Museum

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack attends a presentation at the Stearns History Museum by retired Army Colonel Edin “Bud” Nakasone as he recounts witnessing the attacks on Pearl Harbor as a child and his eventual service to the United States. This podcast is the ENTIRETY of […]

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Nov 20, 2019

Crispy Critics: Guided by Voices & Jimmy Eat World

John Drake and Syd hit the studio to discuss two new records from veteran rock groups. First up is the latest release from Ohio-based rockers, Guided by Voices, and their 29th record “Sweating the Plague”. Up next is the 10th record from emo-rock legends , Jimmy Eat World, called “Surviving”.

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Nov 18, 2019

The Untold Story of GREAT Theatre and KVSC Radio’s Production of Sherlock Holmes as Radio Theater

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with the cast and crew of GREAT Theatre and KVSC Radio’s production of Sherlock Holmes, which took to the air in front of a live studio audience this past Saturday, November 2nd at the Helgeson Learning Lab Theater in Waite […]

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