We believe one can find inspiration in the stories that have evolved out of fantasy, sci-fi, history, and myth. To share that belief, we built a radio station that pulls from our favorite films, stories, musicians, and artists who have adventured into, and sometimes out of, the mythical and historical worlds that inspire all of us. Tune in, and join us for an epic adventure!
Welcome to Heroes and Mortals Radio!
Radio forged from the heroes and mortals of history and myth!
Music as theater has a long history, but few modern artists have embraced it as fully as the iconic Rick Wakeman. From a community center big band, playing with David Bowie in his early 20s, forming the most well-known prog rock band of all time, Yes, playing in a pub band, to performing his tribute […]
The Otherworld has existed in Irish folklore for centuries, passed down through both Pagan and Christian stories of adventure, voyages to Otherworld lands, and visions of mist filled forestscapes where faeries and other mythical creatures exist. The music of the Otherworld has played a prominent part in these stories, from lulling unsuspecting people to sleeping […]
Joseph Campbell famously attended a Grateful Dead concert near the end of his life and commented about being reminded of Dionysian festivals. John Bucher, writing at the Joseph Campbell Foundation, briefly reviews some of Campbell’s takes on modern entertainment at the time and its drift away from the mythical and spiritual interests of ancient cultures […]
Everybody is familiar with many of the films created about Joan of Arc, but there have been a number of musicals and operas created that delve into and expand on the stories and history of the heroine in music form. Murray Dahm at medievalists.net put together an exhaustive list, from the 2017 musical film Jeannette: […]
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