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.
Apr 03, 2019
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. Zakir's music has made him one of India's top cultural ambassadors.
Mar 27, 2019
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 Sisters, and Flo Garvin.
Mar 20, 2019
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.
Mar 13, 2019
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 share music from her album Sonic Legacy, a tribute to the late Alice Coltrane. Pavel and Direct Contact are the premier Latin jazz band in Indianapolis. Pavel will be sharing some music from his latest album D' La Calle.
Mar 06, 2019
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."
Feb 27, 2019
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.
Feb 20, 2019
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 providing the background vocals for Norman Greenbaum's 1969 #1 hit "Spirit in the Sky".
Feb 13, 2019
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 Masters' innovative mix of gospel and soul music propelled the group to national acclaim and helped launch the career of Indianapolis gospel music icon Al Hobbs.
Feb 06, 2019
This week on Cultural Manifesto, Host Kyle Long talks with Indianapolis musician Oreo Jones about his new experimental R & B project : "Michael Raintree".
Jan 30, 2019
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.