Strange Currency

Series produced by KMUW

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Favorites from the past, present and future. Nighttime becomes eclectic.

The show airs six nights a week and is available throughout the year as a one-hour or two-hour show.

Strange Currency features classic and emerging artists in a forum that is ever evolving and curated by the show’s host, based on the host’s taste, and a reflection of the host’s personality. More than merely a music show, it’s conversation piece that consistently leaves listeners scrambling for playlists and their iTunes account.

The material ranges from classic alternative artists to blues-rock, to progressive and post rock with a special ear toward forgotten or underappreciated artists. This is the sound of a friend welcoming you into their home for a night of deep listening and light conversation.

Strange Currency has been heard on KMUW’s FM stream since 2009. Our audience ranges from teens to retirees, from music fans to musicians themselves.

The two hour show is available six nights a week with five shows that air at 57 minutes and one at 59. 57 minute shows have floating breaks, the 59 minute show runs continuous. The show is stream-able and SoundExchange compliant.

Additional promotional material is available.

Producer/Host-Jedd Beaudoin
Jedd Beaudoin is an award-winning writer and broadcaster with a wide range of musical interests. He has served as a local music critic in Wichita, Kansas since 2003 and his written work has appeared in a variety of music publications, including No Depression, Copper Press, Amazon.com (where he served as an editorial critic), and, currently, at PopMatters, where he contributes to the Kickin’ Up Dust column on a bi-monthly basis. He also serves as host of Wichita Sessions, a syndicated live music television program.

For more information:
Jedd Beaudoin beaudoin@kmuw.org
(316) 992-8358 or (316) 978-6789
https://www.kmuw.org/programs/strange-currency
http://www.facebook.com/strangecurrencyict

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Strange Currency features classic and emerging artists in a forum that is ever evolving and curated by the show’s host, based on the host’s taste, and a reflection of the host’s personality. More than merely a music show, it’s conversation piece that consistently leaves listeners scrambling for playlists and their iTunes account. The material ranges from classic alternative artists to blues-rock, to progressive and post rock with a special ear toward forgotten or underappreciated artists. This is the sound of a friend welcoming you into their home for a night of deep listening and light conversation. Strange Currency has been heard on KMUW’s FM stream since 2009. Our audience ranges from teens to retirees, from music fans to musicians themselves. The two hour show is available six... Show full description


16 Pieces

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Set in Seattle, Washington, Cameron Crowe’s 1992 romantic comedy Singles featured a soundtrack heavy on bands from the former rock critic’s hometow...

Bought by KMUN and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:57
  • Purchases: 2
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With his longtime band The Whigs on hiatus, Georgia musician Parker Gispert retreated to a hemp farm in Tennessee. There, the musician would take l...

Bought by KMUN, KMXT, and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Released in 1997 All For Nothing/Nothing For All was a two-disco postmortem compilation from The Replacements, featuring one set of classics from t...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll hear music from Don’t Tell A Soul, the 1989 album by The Replacements and the group’s first to feature guitarist Slim Dunlap. Listen for musi...

Bought by WSLR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:56
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll preview our November featured artists, Bonnie Raitt and Shawn Colvin.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:57
  • Purchases: 2
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It's our annual Halloween special with music from Frank Zappa, Daniel Johnnston, Tom Waits, Crash Test Dummies and more.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:58
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It’s our New Month, New Music feature with selections from the latest EP by Elk City, Souls In Space as well as selections from High Line, the new ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Released in 1989, Nick Of Time found Bonnie Raitt achieving the commercial success she’d sought for more than a decade. Featuring her hit version o...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WSLR, Radio Phoenix, Royalton Community Radio, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Issued in October, 1988, U2’s Rattle and Hum was a hybrid live and studio release in the spirit of Jackson Browne’s Running On Empty and featured g...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Listen for music from Shawn Colvin’s 1994 collection Cover Girl, featuring her take on songs from The Police, Talking Heads and Tom Waits, as well ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:56
  • Purchases: 1
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We celebrate the birth of Adolphe Sax with saxophone music by Morphine, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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We celebrate the birthday of Canadian-born singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, who turns 76.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:56
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Released in 1973, Takin’ My Time was Bonnie Raitt’s third album and featured her take on songs written by artists as diverse as Mississippi Fred Mc...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Rubber Rodeo was a Boston-based band that imagined an intersection between American country music and British art rock in the style of Roxy Music. ...

Bought by WSLR, Radio Phoenix, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], Royalton Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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We’ll celebrate Veterans Day with selections from Drive-By Truckers, Jason Isbell, Huey Lewis and The News and Bob Dylan.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:57
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We’ll celebrate the birthdays of musicians Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser of Blue Oyster Cult plus music from Bonnie Raitt, Shawn Colvin and more.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:53:57