The Retro Cocktail Hour/Kansas Public Radio

The Retro Cocktail Hour Comes to KSUT

Hear vintage recordings from the dawn of the Hi-Fi Era, Thursday nights at 9. Host Darrell Brogdon broadcasts from the Underground Martini Bunker, presenting pop stylings perfect for everything from the backyard party to the high-tech bachelor pad.

Read More

Filmmaker Seijun Suzuki, whose blend of pop-art, noir crime and peculiar cool is credited with inspiring directors from John Woo and Quentin Tarantino to Jim Jarmusch, has died. These days, Suzuki's Branded to Kill is widely seen as a masterpiece; when he made the absurdist thriller in 1967, he was fired from Nikkatsu studios.

The Thistle & Shamrock: ThistleRadio

15 hours ago

Hear some of the classic tracks that form the bedrock of the playlist for ThistleRadio, The Thistle & Shamrock's popular 'round-the-clock Celtic roots-music channel. The list includes music by Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac, Kris Drever, Dervish and Enya, among others.

More than 40 years after penning his biggest hit, Don Bryant is back in the game. Bryant — who sang in a gospel quartet before linking up with R&B bandleader Willie Mitchell and becoming a go-to songwriter at Memphis' Hi Records — might be best known for writing the 1973 slow-cooker "I Can't Stand The Rain" with singer Ann Peebles, whom he married shortly afterward. Now, at 74, he's preparing to release a new album of original songs, Don't Give Up On Love.

Updated at 4:10 p.m. ET

A literary treasure buried for more than a century has been unearthed by Zachary Turpin, a grad student at the University of Houston.

On my way back from the woods in New Hampshire, I stopped at a strip mall marking my crossing into more densely inhabited landscapes.

The contrast wasn't pretty.

The sky above the strip mall hung low and grey, which didn't help the look of things. With the snow melting, the parking lot was filled with dirty cars and wet trash. People spilled into and out of the stores: a Subway; a Starbucks; a supermarket whose name I forget.

The Navajo Generating Station, the largest coal-powered plant in the western United States, has powered homes in major cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Phoenix for decades.

Larry Coryell, the jazz guitarist known as the "Godfather of Fusion," died Sunday night at a hotel in New York City, according to his publicist. He was 73.

Coryell was still performing more than 50 years after his first recordings. He played at New York jazz club Iridium on Friday and Saturday nights, and had plans for a summer tour with his fusion group The Eleventh House.

Pages

Help keep public media strong in 2017.

Southwest Sampler

Finding the Mother Road

Fort Lewis College history professor Andrew Gulliford travels Route 66 in his latest essay for KSUT's Southwest Sampler.

Read More

News, music & culture. Listen at 91.3 & 89.7 FM

Attend an open KSUT Board of Directors meeting

The board meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month in Ignacio

The Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund

A great way for local non-profits to double the impact of their message by reaching more KSUT listeners.