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Radio Active Kids is a program for kids. But not just for kids–for EVERYONE! We play intelligent kids' music for the young and the young at heart. It’s awesome. Join host Sagan and the gang in an interactive show that explores all things kids. Shows feature cool kid-friendly tunes, storytelling, comedy, and weirdness! Requests and call-ins are a must! Questions? Comments? Requests? Email me: sagan@ashevillefm.org

Radio Active Kids is a program for kids. But not just for kids–for EVERYONE! We play intelligent kids' music for the young and the young at heart. It’s awesome. Join host Sagan and the gang in an interactive show that explores all things kids. Shows feature cool kid-friendly tunes, storytelling, comedy, and weirdness! Requests and call-ins are a must! Questions? Comments? Requests? Email me: sagan@ashevillefm.org
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Radio Active Kids is a program for kids. But not just for kids–for EVERYONE! We play intelligent kids' music for the young and the young at heart. It’s awesome. Join host Sagan and the gang in an interactive show that explores all things kids. Shows feature cool kid-friendly tunes, storytelling, comedy, and weirdness! Requests and call-ins are a must! Questions? Comments? Requests? Email me: sagan@ashevillefm.org

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Episodes

RAK 1/12/19! The Year-Round Breakdown, Pt. 7.5 + NEW MUSIC!!!!!

1/12/2019
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We have just a few more releases in the Radio Active Kids #YearRoundBreakdown this week (#HoldTightShineBright, Hunktabunkta Music, Jelly of the Month Club, Mr. Aaron, The Okee Dokee Brothers, One Fine Day, The #Shytunas, The Brian Waite Band, & Dan Zanes), then we'll get to new songs by Andrew Best Music, caspar babypants, fleaBITE, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Itty Bitty Beats, Mommy's lil Monsterz, Baze And His Silly Friends, The Strawberry Jam, Suzy Cato, Kids Imagine Nation, Bagpuss,...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 1/5/19 - #YearRoundBreakdown, Pt. 7 + Top 10 albums!!!

1/5/2019
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It's part 7 of the Radio Active Kids #YearRoundBreakdown this week (almost done!) & we have our top 10 albums of the year, featuring Jessie Baylin, Un Bosque EnCantado, Chibi Kodama, Mil's Trills, The Not-Its!, The Oot n' Oots, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Snackbeard,Vered ( Baby in Tune), & Steve Weeks Music (in alphabetical order)! Also, songs from Animal Farm, Margot Bevington, Johnny Bregar Music, The Cuddly Koalas, The Deedle Deedle Dees, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, Evan and Vanessa,...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 12/29/18 - #YearRoundBreakdown, Pt. 6!!!

12/29/2018
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We're right back to the #YearRoundBreakdown on Radio Active Kids this week, with songs by The Blue Hour, Caveman Dave, Charley Boy, Sonia De Los Santos, FATHER GOOSE, fRiCTiON fARM, Gustafer Yellowgold, The Happy Racers, Jumpin' Jamie, Tim Kubart, SCHOOL SONGS FROM ANNIEBIRDD MUSIC, LLC ft. Wanamaker Lewis Band & Vivi Melody, Tom Mason & The Blue Buccaneers, Captain Festus McBoyle, Michael and the Rockness Monsters, The Microphone Doctors, Mista Cookie Jar & The Chocolate Chips, Mister G,...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 12/22/18 - The Christmas-ish show!

12/22/2018
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We're taking a break from the #YearRoundBreakdown this week on Radio Active Kids for our Christmas-ish show! In addition to a wintery Comix talk with Pack Memorial Library's Raj, we've got new & new-to-the-show songs from 123 Andrés ft. CLARALUNA, Ants Ants Ants, Andrew Best Music, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, The Happy Racers, Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys, Hopalong Andrew, Itty Bitty Beats, Kid Pan Alley, Kids Imagine Nation, Land of the Lakes, The Microphone Doctors, mömandpöp,...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 12/15/18 - #YearRoundBreakdown, Pt. 3 + Top 10 Singles!!!

12/15/2018
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On Part 5 of the Radio Active Kids #YearRoundBreakdown, we've got a special treat for y'all: my 2018 top 10 singles, featuring (in alphabetical order): 123 Andrés & Sugar Free Allstars, Baron Von Rumblebuss, The Deedle Deedle Dees, Fancy Pants Kids Pop & Mista Cookie Jar, Here Comes Trouble, Human-Tim + Robot-Tim, Fans of Randy Kaplan (FORKs), Rocknoceros, Uncle Dox & Baby in Tune! Also, tunes from Alphabet Rockers, Jeanie B! and The Jelly Beans, Belly, Andrew Best Music, The Binkees, Candy...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 12/8/18 - #YearRoundBreakdown, Pt. 4!!!

12/8/2018
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Moving into the 4th week of the Radio Active Kids #YearRoundBreakdown & we're playing (in alphabetical order😁): AndyRoo & the AndyRooniverse, Bears and Lions, Laurie Berkner Band, Best Coast, Laura Doherty Music, David Gibb & Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could, Karen K and the Jitterbugs, #KindianaJones, Lard Dog, I Am Momma - Hear Me Roar, Micah and Me, mömandpöp, Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies, Music in Action, MuzikHo, The Nefews, Tracy Newman, Mo Phillips, Rabbit!, Räkna kråkor,...

Duration:02:01:57

BONUS EPISODE: Cherokee Storytelling with Sagan Thacker - How the World Was Made

12/3/2018
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I created this retelling of the local Cherokee story of how the world was made for my Astronomy 301 class at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, Indigenous Perspectives on the Sky (taught by Juan Sánchez Martínez and Britt Lundgren). I hope you enjoy it! And please let me know if you want me to put together more retellings like these. Cover photo by Alex Perez. P.S. Yes, that's me beatboxing.

Duration:00:16:46

RAK 12/1/18 - #YearRoundBreakdown, Pt. 3!!!

12/1/2018
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On part 3 of the Radio Active Kids #YearRoundBreakdown, we're playing (in alphabetical order): 123 Andrés, Bee Parks and the Hornets, Shawn Colvin, Steve Elci and Friends, Future Hits & Bob Dorough Duets, The Hipwaders, Huck And Lilly, Ana Iniesta y la Banda de la Luna, Jarebear, Jess and Aaron, Billy Jonas,The Listies, Sara Lovell Music, The Mik Maks, Vincent Nunes- Music for Children, Play Date, Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies, Remington super 60, Rocknoceros, Shawn Rohlf and the 7th Day...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 11/24/18 - #YearRoundBreakdown, Pt. 2!!!

11/24/2018
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It's part 2 of the Radio Active Kids #YearRoundBreakdown! We have songs from (in alphabetical order): Baze And His Silly Friends ft. Lucy Kalantari, The Boo Hoo Crew, The Cat's Pajamas, Charity and the JAMband, Children's Compendium (on Confidential Records), Cielito Lindo Family Folk Music, Dolphin Bum Bum, Kurt Gallaghers Just Silly, Bill Harley + Keith Munslow - Musician/Storyteller, Hopalong Andrew, Hot Peas 'n Butter, Kid Carpet, Like Father Like Son, Lisa Loeb Official, Lucy Kalantari...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 11/17/18 - #YearRoundBreakdown Part 1!!!!

11/17/2018
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It's time it's time it's time!!!! The Radio Active Kids #YearRoundBreakdown starts this week!! We've got songs from (in alphabetical order): Andrew & Polly, Anita y los Peleles, Banana², Suzy Cato & Kath Bee - Children's Songwriter, Doctor Noize, Rushad Eggleston, Falu, Fancy Pants Kids Pop, Grupo Cántaro, Hullabaloo, Itty Bitty Beats, Johnny and the Raindrops, Knuckleheadz, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Little Catbird, Josh Lovelace, Mommy's lil Monsterz, Parental Petulance (🤘🤘), Mike Phirman,...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 11/10/18 - Sue Ford of Village Marimba Interview, Comix Talk with Raj, and Post-Punk for Kids!!!

11/10/2018
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On Radio Active Kids this week, we'll do something a little different & interview local community music teacher Sue Ford of Village Marimba, which is putting on a World Music Benefit Concert Featuring Village Marimba and Guests on Nov. 17! Also, we'll have a new #ComixTalk with Pack Memorial Library's Raj & lots of amazing tunes from Lori Henriques & Joey Alexander, Mr. Jon & Friends, The Brian Waite Band, Mr. Aaron, Poppy Galactic & The Beat, The Cuddly Koalas, PLUS a special sampler of...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 11/3/18 - Sonia De Los Santos Interview!

11/3/2018
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On Radio Active Kids this time, we have an interview with Sonia De Los Santos, who has an awesome new album called #Alegria! Also, we'll play those voting songs by Ants on a Log, SCHOOL SONGS FROM ANNIEBIRDD MUSIC, LLC ft. Vivi Melody & Wanamaker Lewis Band, and The Deedle Deedle Dees, plus two new EXCLUSIVE demos by Lloyd H. Miller!! And there's some new & new-to-the-show stuff by Laurie Berkner Band, Marsha Goodman-Wood, Space Chums, Bill Harley & Keith Munslow - Musician/Storyteller, The...

Duration:02:03:48

RAK 10/27/18 - Halloween, Asheville FM Fund Drive, and Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies Interview!

10/27/2018
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On Radio Active Kids this week, it's both our #Halloween show & the Asheville FM #FallFundDrive!! It's gonna be SO. MUCH. FUN. Please donate here if you wish: ashevillefm.org/donate We'll interview Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies, who have a new Halloween album, and play all sorts of spooky stuff by the likes of Story Pirates, mömandpöp, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Candy Corn For Breakfast, Lucy Kalantari, Danny Weinkauf - Red Pants Band, Bill Harley & Keith Munslow - Musician/Storyteller,...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 10/20/18 - Tim Kubart Interview!

10/20/2018
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We're interviewing Tim Kubart on Radio Active Kids this week!!! Super excited to chat about his new album #BuildingBlocks! Also, tons of new and new-ish tunes from Mista Cookie Jar & The Chocolate Chips, Baron Von Rumblebuss, The Okee Dokee Brothers, 123 Andrés, Ben Rudnick and Friends, SCHOOL SONGS FROM ANNIEBIRDD MUSIC, LLC ft. Vivi Melody & Wanamaker Lewis Band, Steve Weeks Music, Tony Halchak Music, Uncle Dox, Michael and the Rockness Monsters, Ants on a Log, Sewer Buddies, The Deedle...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 10/13/18 - Mi Amigo Hamlet interview!

10/13/2018
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On Radio Active Kids this time, we'll interview the #bilingual #kindie musician Mi Amigo Hamlet, who has a great new album called #HappyLandisTierraFeliz! Plus a new #ComixTalk with Pack Memorial Library's Raj!! Also, lotsa music from Rolie Polie Guacamole, Sonia De Los Santos, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Rabbit!, Red Yarn, Rushad Eggleston, Ambrosia Parsley, Bill Crosby, Paper Moon, Candy Band, Jessie Baylin, Jesse's Jukebox and Janie Next Door - Jane Christison! Playlist:...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 10/6/18 - Saul Paul interview!

10/6/2018
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We have so much awesomeness this week on Radio Active Kids! SaulPaul has a new album called #AllStarAnthems and we'll interview him at 9:30! Should be great! Also, tons of brand new music from 123 Andrés & Sugar Free Allstars, Story Pirates, Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies, Baze And His Silly Friends ft. Lucy Kalantari, Yo Soy Ratón - Canción protesta infantil, These Are The Magic Days, The Swinging Belles, Candy Corn For Breakfast, La Banda de las Corbatas, Jim "Mr. Stinky Feet" Cosgrove and...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 9/29/18 - Mista Cookie Jar & #HoldTightShineBright!

9/29/2018
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Hey hey, people! Boy, have we got a great show this week on Radio Active Kids! We're playing NINETEEN songs from the amazing new album #HoldTightShineBright, benefiting RAICES, and we'll interview Mista Cookie Jar, one of its producers! Expect brand new tunes by Andrew & Polly, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo ft. The Gift of Gab, The Pop Ups, Lucy Kalantari, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could, Todd McHatton, Joanie Leeds, SaulPaul, Genevieve Goings, Sugar...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 9/22/18 - Purple Fox & the Heebie Jeebies interview!

9/22/2018
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We have SO MUCH awesome music this week on Radio Active Kids, featuring Tim Kubart, Mister G, SaulPaul, David Gibb & Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could, Levity Beet, Sulinha Boucher, Hopalong Andrew, Sonia De Los Santos, Anda Calabaza, Peter Himmelman, Sugar Skull Explosion and Doctor Noize!!!! Plus, we'll interview Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies, who have a new #reggae album called #TheSomethingofLove! Playlist:...

Duration:02:01:59

RAK 9/15/18 - Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza Interview!

9/15/2018
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Several exciting things going on this week on Radio Active Kids, so I'll make a list: (1) We'll interview Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza, who have a great new album called #NightTrain57! (2) In honor of International Talk Like A Pirate Day!, we'll play a bunch of piratical tunes from scallywags like Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Captain Bogg & Salty, Tom Mason & The Blue Buccaneers, Snackbeard & Funkinships! #talklikeapirate (3) Pack Memorial Library's Raj has a #backtoschool Comix Talk! Plus, songs...

Duration:02:01:57

RAK 9/8/18 - Glenn Bennett & Hold Tight, Shine Bright!

9/8/2018
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No interview this week on Radio Active Kids, but instead we're playing―in full―a forgotten classic album of #kindie music: #ILikeMyMusicWithaBeat by #GlennBennett. It was released in 1992 on cassette & it is AMAZING!!!!!! I really hope you dig it. Also, we'll feature 5 awesome songs from the new charity album that Andrew & Polly, Mista Cookie Jar & Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band put together from artists like Secret Agent 23 Skidoo ft. The Gift of Gab, Brady Rymer and the Little Band...

Duration:02:01:57