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On Air Hosts: Michaela Majoun

Michaela Majoun

On-Air Host of the XPN Morning Show

Here's a little more about Michaela Majoun.

First Record Purchased

The Beatles' Rubber Soul. I still have it!

First Concert

Boston Symphony with my parents. Later, the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan with my friends.

Favorite Movie

I can't name just one. I think Chinatown is incredible, on the page and on the screen. I love the TV series "Six Feet Under", "Weeds" and "Mad Men".

Bands Michaela has played in

None... but I once sang backup with Luka Bloom during a World Cafe interview!

Musician You were most excited to meet


How Michaela Got into Radio

I have always said it's because I started talking at 6 months and never stopped. I started in college and kept going from there. I have only been a host on public radio, although I've occasionally done voiceovers that are aired on commercial stations.

Some Of Michaela's Favorite Bands/Artists

Richard Thompson, Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Lyle Lovett, Walter Hyatt, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Mozart, The Police, Junior Brown, Hoots and Hellmouth, The Espers, Amos Lee, Rachael Yamagata, Los Lobos, The Smithereens, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Dizzy Gillespie, Sun Ra, Maria Callas, Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, King Pleasure, Verdi, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, June Tabor, Laura Nyro... and more!

A few more things you may not know about Michaela Majoun

I've studied classical piano, jazz piano, guitar, and fiddle.
My first love was marine biology.
It's not just cats I love. I really adore all critters...!

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