Summary: A Cultural Manifesto, with local DJ and "NUVO" columnist Kyle Long, explores the merging of a wide spectrum of global music with the more familiar American styles of music, such as soul, hip-hop and jazz. In each episode listeners can expect to hear intriguing new sounds and styles of music from all sorts of international traditions.
Kyle speaks with acclaimed Indianapolis electronic music producer Adam Jay. Adam has created well over 100 recordings in the techno genre, but over the last couple years he's been exploring the sounds of electro music. We'll be listening to tracks from Adam's fantastic new electro LP Maxia Zeta, and discussing his roots in the Indianapolis electronic music scene.
Kyle speaks with Indianapolis hip-hop duo, Mandog and Diop. They have a new EP titled Flow Flexin.
Host Kyle Long sits down with both UK grime producer Mr. Mitch, and the legendary composer/jazz musician David Amram.
Kyle speaks with the amazing Ugandan-born musician, singer and composer Samite, who will explain how his time living in an East African refugee camp influenced the development of his music.
An interview Kyle Long recorded with the legendary jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton. Earlier this year Burton ended his incredible career in music with a final farewell performance at The Jazz Kitchen. Kyle had the honor to speak with Burton shortly before he took the stage for his last performance.
Kyle Long sits down with Ryan Taylor and Jared Thompson of the Indianapolis Jazz Quartet: Premium Blend, as they discuss their new excellent album "The Road".
A conversation with Indianapolis hip-hop artist, Jarett Michael and his new release "What a Year", Also, an excerpt of my interview with Jasper "Mississippi" Travis, aka The Brush Master.
Richard Edwards, former member of Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, Join's Kyle Long in studio to share music from his brilliant new LP 'Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset'.
Kyle Long asks Brian Wilson, of The Beach Boys, a bunch of weird rapid-fire questions about The Four Freshmen, Martin Denny and Julius Wechter.
The second part of my interview with Charles Lloyd on 90.1 WFYI. Kyle Long plays a couple rarities from The Beach Boys, along with Charles Lloyd's extended commentary on his collaborations with the band.
Part one of Kyle Long's conversation with jazz legend Charles Lloyd.
"The Lion of Zimbabwe" Thomas Mapfumo, Palestinian oud maestro Simon Shaheen, and the brilliant Indianapolis new music collective Forward Motion. Plus a preview of my upcoming interview with Richard Edwards of Margot and The Nuclear So and So's.
Gil Scott-Heron was born on April 1, 1949. Cultural Manifesto host, DJ Kyle Long, plays a full hour of the author, songwriter and music pioneer Gil Scott-Heron's music.
Words and music from Jazz guitarist Charlie Hunter about collaborating with artists from Rob Dixon to Frank Ocean, and we talked about Indianapolis guitar masters like Scrapper Blackwell and Steven Weakley. Also, hits like "Creole" with Mos Def, and "Spanish Joint" off D'Angelo's Voodoo LP.
Joining Kyle on this episode, special guest sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, who discusses her music. She is the daughter of Ravi Shankar.