Higher Ground podcasts feature interviews and music from the World Music Spotlight. They give listeners an extra taste of the
material from the show. Sorry, copyright law prohibits us from podcasting the broadcast version of Higher Ground.
Jonathan interviews Danny Mekonnen, founder of Debo Band, an 11 member Ethiopian pop music group. Mekonnen and Overby discuss the influences and inspiration of Debo's founding, as well as the influences of American soul, jazz and funk rhythms that Ethio-grove blends.
Frequently Asked Questions about Podcasts
Podcasting describes the delivery of audio content, usually in the form of an MP3 file, to a subscriber's computer.
This delivery is done through your internet connection. It is performed automatically on a scheduled basis, or
requested manually within your Podcast software client.
The Subscription or Channel: The link between your computer's Podcast software and the
content-producer's server. In the case of Higher Ground's Podcast, it's the address to a file that describes the podcast
and tells the Podcast software where the MP3 file is located.
The Podcast or Feed: The actual content, usually an MP3-encoded audio file,
which is downloaded or copied directly into your computer.
Podcasts tend to be relatively large files. If you have a cable modem or DSL, downloading a podcast may only take a few moments.
Dialup users must connect to their Internet Service Provider before requesting a download, and it can often take 15 minutes or more.
Here are several sources for free Podcast software programs: