Ampers' Twitter Ampers' Facebook
Diverse radio for Minnesota’s communities
18 Unique Stations from Border to Border
Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Music

Heatbox on the Scenic Route

Heatbox on the Scenic Route



Heatbox is the alter ego of Aaron Heaton, a Minneapolis based vocal performer who mixes beatboxing and acapella with a number of looping effects to create rich and complex songs with a hip hop vibe. He talks to Will Moore about his process and lets his unique personality out.

Jerry Vandiver and friends join Roadhouse

Jerry Vandiver and friends join Roadhouse

Jerry Vandiver (guitar), Caitlin Evanson (fiddle), and Jay Gustafson (harmonica) joined Ann and Will for another outside performance on the air.


Large Lakes Observatory monitoring for algae blooms on Lake Superior

Large Lakes Observatory monitoring for algae blooms on Lake Superior

Scientists are watching out for algae blooms on Lake Superior…it’s warm enough this summer for them to happen.


Dance Attic performs on Roadhouse

Dance Attic performs on Roadhouse

Dance Attic is a duo from Duluth, MN featuring Suzi Ludwig (accordion, vocals) and Jimi Cooper guitar (guitar, ukulele, vocals).
They joined Will and Ann on Roadhouse to perform a few songs and talk about their unique sound


Bill Hansen shares more stories from his time in Uganda with Peace Corps

Bill Hansen shares more stories from his time in Uganda with Peace Corps

Community member Bill Hansen was in the middle of a Peace Corps stint in Uganda when the pandemic hit and he had to return home.


Duluth artist Sam Zimmerman on his public art project in Grand Marais

Duluth artist Sam Zimmerman on his public art project in Grand Marais

Sam Zimmerman is an artist who lives in Duluth, with roots in the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. He was recently commissioned to do a public art project for the City of Grand Marais and the local Creative Economy Collaborative.


jeremy messersmith returns to WTIP

jeremy messersmith returns to WTIP

Acclaimed Twin Cities songwriter jeremy messersmith returns to the North Shore for a show at Papa Charlie’s in Lutsen, and also to recharge and get inspired by the Great Lake. He joins host Will Moore on the Scenic Route, sharing thoughts about his latest record Late Stage Capitalism, visions of the future, and performs songs about self-love, kittens, and pro-wrestling legends. He also reveals why he prefers his name to be written in all lower case letters.


MHB – Minnesota Association of Songwriters

MHB – Minnesota Association of Songwriters

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! All original tunes by members of MAS, and Brad Dunse interviews songwriter, Chad Shank. Plus we tell of

(Aired 08/06/2020)


RCP Quarantine Edition-The Collage Episode

RCP Quarantine Edition-The Collage Episode

Collage- An artistic composition made of various materials. In this hodge-podge episode of Real College Podcast: Quarantine Edition, we take a look at how the pandemic has forced music in Minneapolis to stay at home, a dive into corn vending, and some gems from the RCP vault.

1:08-How Music Stays at Home-Casey McCabe
7:48-Corn Stand Audio Postcard-Tosin Faseemo
12:30-The Great Climate Change Debacle-Megan Palmer
21:00-How Did You Get Your Name?-Yves De Jesus


Author Matthew Sanford: Inspiring Hope in Challenging Times

Author Matthew Sanford: Inspiring Hope in Challenging Times

Matthew Sanford was a recent, featured author at the Brainerd Public Library Brown Bag Author Series. His book Waking: a Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence won the Minnesota Book Award for Non-fiction/Memoir in 2007 and continues to inspire readers to find hope and opportunity thru trauma and loss. Sanford became paralyzed from the chest down in a car accident that took the lives of his father and sister. Waking resonates universally with anyone facing challenges, trauma, disability, or loss.


Supreme Law of the Land: Bob Shimek discusses the Old Crossing Treaty of 1863

Supreme Law of the Land: Bob Shimek discusses the Old Crossing Treaty of 1863

Bob Shimek is a long time treaty rights expert and advocate. He spoke with us on the morning show about the legality of treaties, the different kinds of treaties and the Old Crossing Treaty of 1863.


Supporters

Minnesota Historical Society MN Department of Public Safety United States Census 2020