Dec 05, 2018
FoxD'Legnd joins Kyle Long for a conversation, and Kyle shares a preview of my recent interview with Lonnie Holley.
Nov 28, 2018
This week Kyle's guest is Ray Pierle. Ray has been independently recording and releasing folky psych rock music from his Southside Indianapolis home for over 40 years! Though Ray's work has generated relatively little interest here in his hometown, his albums are collected by psychedelic rock fans around the globe. this show features an hour of words and music with Ray, including rare and unreleased selections.
Nov 21, 2018
On this week's show Kyle talks with Rodney Stepp. Forty years after recording two LPs of unreleased music, Rodney's legendary Indianapolis funk supergroup Rapture has issued an excellent 45 single through the U.K. label Super Disco Edits. Rodney shares the story behind the record's release.
Nov 14, 2018
On this show Kyle's guest is the legendary Indianapolis soul singer Kenny Dodson. Kenny shares memories of performing with his teenage singing group The Sensations, and his current work performing with Jerry Cummings of Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes.
Nov 07, 2018
This week, DJ Kyle Long shares music and conversation with local musicians Keiana Whatley and Yadin Kol.
Nov 01, 2018
This week on #CulturalManifesto, DJ Kyle Long speaks with guitarist Rafiq Bhatia ahead of his November 8, 2018 show at Newfields.
Oct 24, 2018
This week's show is all about Indy's legendary soul label LAMP Records, including music and commentary from: Matthew Watson and Lester Johnson of Ebony Rhythm Band, Pam Tanner of The Pearls, and more!
Oct 18, 2018
Kyle Long speaks with Josephine and Henry of the legendary Indianapolis soul group The Sentimentals on this edition of Cultural Manifesto. Hear tracks from both sides of The Sentimentals' 1970 single on Knap Town Records, plus many other rare Indianapolis groups connected to The Sentimentals, including: People in the News, King James Version, The Diplomatics, and an unreleased track off a lost album project by Indy gospel greats the Blakey Specials. (Original broadcast, May 2, 2018)
Oct 10, 2018
Joining Kyle on this show is guitarist Steve Weakley, a founding member of the legendary Indianapolis band Funk Inc. Steve dropa a lot of knowledge about the history of jazz guitar in Indianapolis. I definitely recommend all soul music and jazz fans to check this episode out.
Oct 03, 2018
If you're a fan of 21st Century Indiana electronic dance music/hip-hop, check out this week's Cultural Manifesto. Kyle talks with DJs/producers Action Jackson and Lemi Vice. Jackson is also the cofounder of Rad Summer Records, and we'll be discussing the label's history and spinning some tunes.
Sep 26, 2018
This week features an excerpt of Kyle's recent interview with Brian Wilson. Brian brings his "Greatest Hits Live" tour to the Palladium on November 17. Kyle also shares music from some of the artists performing this weekend at Bloomington's Lotus Fest, including music from: Anandi Bhattacharya, Jupiter and Okwess, Rio Mira, Orquesta El Macabeo, and Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole.
Sep 19, 2018
On this episode of Cultural Manifesto, C. Niambi Steele of the legendary Stax Records group 24-Carat Black talks with Kyle.