Cultural Manifesto / ameriKKKen
Feb 20, 2020
This week Kyle's guests are Mike Woods and Sandy Lomax of the legendary Indianapolis funk band Soul Relation. We discuss the band's legacy, and listen to some excellent unreleased recordings the band made during the 1970s.
Feb 13, 2020
This week host Kyle Long's guest is Indianapolis rapper/producer Willis. The two discuss his new album 'Welcome to the Universe.'
Feb 06, 2020
Kyle's guests are pianist Rev. Marvin Chandler and vocalist Everett Greene, who have been performing jazz music together in Indianapolis for over twenty years. The conversation focuses on the life of Rev. Chandler, from his work in music, to his work as an activist for civil rights.
Jan 30, 2020
This week, Kyle Long talks with Indianapolis-based DJ and electronic music producer D. Strange.
Jan 23, 2020
This week, Kyle Long talks with jazz saxophonist Amanda Gardier about her new album "Flyover Country."
Jan 16, 2020
Host Kyle Long pays tribute to 40 important musicians who passed away during 2019.
Jan 10, 2020
This week Kyle Long revisits some of his favorite interviews of 2019, including: Tank and The Bangas, Lonnie Holley, Anila Agha, Amerikkken, and Destiny Muhammad.
Jan 01, 2020
Host Kyle Long pays tribute to Rev. James Davis, founder and lead vocalist of the Indianapolis soul group "The Vanguards". Davis passed away in October of 2019.
Dec 27, 2019
During the 1950s and '60s the Indianapolis Recorder held all-night Christmas concerts at the Walker Theatre. These concerts raised funds for families in need, and helped launch the careers of many Indianapolis musicians. Host Kyle Long speakes with several musicians who performed at these events.
Dec 19, 2019
This week, Kyle Long talks with Indianapolis rapper Skypp about his new album "U4U."
Dec 12, 2019
This week, Kyle long talks with visual artist Anila Agha to discuss her new installation "This is Not a Refuge." Saxophonist Rob Dixon also joins the show to talk about his holiday themed concert at the Jazz Kitchen.
Dec 05, 2019
On this edition of Cultural Manifesto Kyle Long is joined in studio by Daniel Paquette, best known as the popular children's music performer Mr. Daniel. The two discuss how Paquette's past work performing experimental punk rock and anarchist folk music all coalesced into the children's music he creates as Mr. Daniel.
Nov 27, 2019
This week Kyle pays tribute to Indianapolis percussionist Raul Padro, who passed away last month. Also in theis episode, an interview with Crow Nation hip-hop artist @Supamanhiphop
Nov 20, 2019
Host Kyle Long continues with his LAMP Records coverage, this week he speaks with members of the popular Indianapolis soul group Words of Wisdom.
Nov 14, 2019
Kyle speaks with Bill Simmons, co-founder of Midnight Star. During the 1980s Midnight Star released a series of influential hit records merging electronic dance music with R&B - but Bill Simmons spent his early years performing with local funk and soul bands here in Indianapolis.
Nov 07, 2019
On this episode Kyle talks with members of Midwest '70s funk group The Hamilton Movement. Topics of conversation include the band's association with comedian Rudy Ray Moore, which led to Moore premiering his 1975 film Dolemite in Indianapolis.
Oct 30, 2019
Host Kyle Long continues his Lamp Records coverage with a program featuring John "Ricky" Jackson, an original member of the Indianapolis funk group Ebony Rhythm Band.
Oct 24, 2019
On this episode Kyle's guest is vocalist soul Paul Middlebrook of The P.H.D.'s. During the '60s and '70s The P.H.D.'s were a popular attraction on the Indianapolis live music scene. In 1970 the group issued a sought after single on the Lamp Records label.