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.
May 01, 2019
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.
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.
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.