Join Kyle Long as he explores the merging of a wide spectrum of global music with more familiar American styles, including soul, hip-hop and jazz. In each episode of Cultural Manifesto listeners can expect to hear intriguing new sounds, alongside in-depth interviews featuring a wide span of musical pioneers, from Herbie Hancock to Anoushka Shankar. Long’s goal with his program is more than entertainment. “I really want to use music as a bridge to create cultural understanding,” he says. Listen to Cultural Manifesto on 90.1 WFYI Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. and again on Saturdays at 10 p.m. Or stream it on wfyi.org.
August 21, 2019
10:00AM | 90.1 FM HD2
August 21, 2019
8:00PM | 90.1 FM and HD1
August 24, 2019
12:00PM | 90.1 FM HD2
August 24, 2019
10:00PM | 90.1 FM and HD1
Aug 15, 2019
Kyle Long talks with rapper ameriKKKen in advance of her performance at Chreece Hip-Hop Festival. The festival takes place Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Fountain Square.
Aug 08, 2019
This week Kyle's guest is LAMP Records founder Herb Miller, he and Kyle talk about the label's rise in Indianapolis and the new LAMP anthology "It Glowed Like The Sun: The Story of Naptown's Motown" from @nowagain Records.
Aug 02, 2019
This week Kyle's guests are The Brothers Footman, an Indianapolis band who blend country, soul, pop, and hip-hop influences into a unique new sound.
Jul 26, 2019
Joining host Kyle Long are Joel and Nick Tucker of The Tucker Brothers. In this episode, they preview tracks off their new LP Two Parts.
Jul 18, 2019
This July 2019 @NowAgain Records released their anthology of the Indianapolis soul label LAMP. To celebrate the release, host Kyle Long interviews James Davis, founder of LAMP's hit group The Vanguards.
Jul 11, 2019
This week Kyle's guests are: the psychedelic Brazilian singer-songwriter Sessa, and Barcelona, Spain's Alma Afrobeat.
Jul 04, 2019
Host Kyle Long interviews Indianapolis blues singer Queen Delphine of Queen Delphine and The Crown Jewels.
Jun 27, 2019
Kyle talks with jazz guitarist Charlie Ballantine about his new album "Cold Coffee."
Jun 20, 2019
This week on Cultural Manifesto, Jared Thompson of Premium Blend joins Kyle Long. A preview of tracks from the new Premium Blend album 'Vices'. Also a discussion with Jared about his work with other Indianapolis groups including Clint Breeze and The Groove, and Too Black and The Blacks.
Jun 13, 2019
Joining host Kyle Long is Paul Thomas of the Circle City Band.
Jun 05, 2019
This week, Kyle Long talks with Indianapolis funk legend Reggie Griffin about his journey from playing sax with Billy Ball and The Upsetters as a teenager, to forming Manchild with Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds in the '70s, to his work producing iconic hip-hop beats for Sugar Hill Records in the 1980s.
May 29, 2019
This week host Kyle Long's guest is the legendary Indianapolis rhythm and blues vocalist Jimmy Guilford.
May 22, 2019
Kyle shares interviews from the 2019 Big Ears Festival with Meredith Monk, Lonnie Holley, and Amirtha Kidambi.
May 15, 2019
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.
May 09, 2019
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.
Apr 26, 2019
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 titled "Best of 700 West - Volume 2".
Apr 18, 2019
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.
Apr 10, 2019
This week Kyle's guest is Ryan Lott of @sonlux. The two talk about the new Son Lux box set released by @JoyfulNoiseRecs.