Box of Visions

A radio program of new, unusual,

and imaginative music.

About

Host Mark Duggan mixes contemporary releases and retro tracks to create a soundtrack that’s cinematic, stylish, and sexy! Hear selections from the worlds of dream pop, art rock, abstract groove, future jazz, soul, psychedelia, world, and more.

Box of Visions is heard worldwide via AudioPort and the Public Radio Exchange. Mark is a 30-year veteran of public and community radio.

Latest Episode

Suitably eclectic, a little bit funky, and sporting a big finish with luxuriant strings. Mmmm. Yes, please!

Box drop #101 includes new releases from Brittany Howard, New Pornographers, Dina Ögon, and the entrancing Glass Beams. Plus, cinematic sixties sunshine pop from the Soulful Strings, Harlem soul from Aretha, and a wall-of-sound slab from World Party (vale Karl Wallinger).

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 Jazz

 Visions

Expand your sonic palette. Jazz Visions is a radio program devoted to adventurous and traditional jazz.

Latest episode

Gave the ever-growing record shelf a good thumb-through and assembled this hour of all-vinyl, mostly traditional jazz.

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Ongaku Sessions

A radio program for deep listeners

 

Ongaku (音楽) means “music” or “sound” in Japanese. Ongaku Sessions is a program of music designed for concentrated listening.

Hear two distinct sets of music linked by a common thread.

Ongaku Sessions is inspired by the kissa, cafes in Japan that play jazz and other music in a focused listening environment.

Latest episode

An exploration of music recorded in the 1970s at two legendary (and now-defunct) recording studios.

Set one features reggae and dub selections from Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Black Ark Studios in Jamaica. Then we go upslope to Caribou Ranch Studios, an almost-mythic facility in the mountains west of Boulder, Colorado.

Ongaku archive

“It’s not a religion, it’s just a technique.”