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•Promote personal and civic responsibility, informed action and thoughtful living;
•Challenge cultural and intellectual assumptions;
•Celebrate local cultures;
•Air alternative points of view and facilitate understanding through dialogue;
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Street Fight Radio - Gatorade for The Next Guy, Gal, Or Non-Binary Pal

1:51:09 minutes (151.61 MB)

On this show Bryan and Brett recorded a voicemail show because the phones at the studio were all fucked up

Opening Song - Gary Numan - Cars

// Swimming In Fracking Water // Never Met A Man He Wouldn’t Fight // Mike Walks Out In Solidarity //

Coheed & Cambria - Blood Red Summer
Buck Owens - Act Naturally
Bankroll Fresh - Walked In

// Gatorade for The Next Guy // Getting By On Little Money // Favorite Cheap Recipes // How To Handle An Info Warrior // Other Schools Of Thought // You Should Know What You’re Railing Against //

Closing Song - The Locust - Live From The Russian Compound

9/11 Building 7 - Martin Noakes

The Other Side of the News June 1 2018-Black Queer Intersectional Columbus Community Pride

Bob talk with Dkeama Alexis and Helen Stewart of Black Queer Intersectional Columbus (BQIC) about the Community Pride events planned for June, as an alternative to the Stonewall Pride events.

29:01 minutes (26.56 MB)

Bob talk with Dkeama Alexis and Helen Stewart of Black Queer Intersectional Columbus (BQIC) about the Community Pride events planned for June, as an alternative to the Stonewall Pride events.

Your Music Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention

1:59:59 minutes (164.77 MB)

Early live recordings of Zappa with The Mothers, Zappa with Pink Floyd, and the GRANDmothers of Invention ( post-Zappa Mothers reunion tour)

Icy J - Progressive Grind (Sonic Hip Hop Soul XIII)

59:51 minutes (137.01 MB)

In the tradition of the eclectic, centric, feel this hot mix: Goldlink - Spectrum → Dave B - Do You → Kooley High - Under The Sun → Keznamdi – Champion → The Game & Skrillex - El Chapo → Marc E. Bassy - Somethings Never Change → Casey Veggies – Anybody → Tank - You Don't Know (feat. Wale) → Kehlani - Jealous [feat Lexii Alijai] → Big Sean - I Know (ft Jhené Aiko) → Marty - The One Where She Stayed (90's Remix) → DJ Montay & DJ Jelly - 6 Minutes (Ft. The-Dream, T-Pain & Twista) → Shouts & Plugs → Velous - Sex And The City → Semi Hendrix (Ras Kass & Jack Splash) - M.A.S.H. (Ft. Kurupt) → MFN Melo - AntiSocial (Remix) (Feat. Saba, Chris Crack, and FatBoi) → TOTEM – Comfortable → Raury - Forbidden Knowledge (ft. Big K.R.I.T.) □
Increase The PEACE!
Icy J “Makes Your Day!”

Downtown Voices - May 28, 2018

26:11 minutes (35.96 MB)

This week, Youth Beat heads into the heart of Columbus to learn more about what all goes on between the skyscrapers. Positively Charged features youth from the Academy of Urban Scholars and Juvenile Justice Coalition who are working to stop community violence in Columbus and planning a memorial in honor of the young people lost to violence. We also meet a local artist who uses his incredible talent as a platform to inspire others and Ohio State student who finds environmental opportunities, even in the city. No matter how long you've lived in Columbus, there's still more to learn: so stay tuned!

Turn It Up 2018-05-27

2:04:38 minutes (285.25 MB)

The Hidden Hits Hour - Show 13 (May 28, 2018)

58:25 minutes (109.96 MB)


1:09:28 minutes (72.13 MB)

On this show Bryan and Brett threw rocks at people more powerful than them from the basement

// Reset The Overdraft Counter // The Cost Of Going To School // The Poor Schools // Working As A Teen // My Life As A Church Guitar Player // Bitcoin Costs Too Much //
The New Money System //

Closing Song - The O’Jays - Back Stabbers

9/11 Building 7 - Martin Noakes


Our voice mail is 614-918-7455 and the email is

# 258: The Ed Sullivan Show

1:00:02 minutes (54.97 MB)

Tonight, a stand alone tribute to the Ed Sullivan Show, guest hosted by Ed Sullivan himself, with songs that were made famous during his 23 year run on Sunday nights on CBS.

Columbus Desi Radio - Episode 19

59:49 minutes (82.15 MB)
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