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Following the ancient path of Ulysses, Soundwalk Collective continuously scanned and recorded all possible radio interceptions over a range of 40 m...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 58:00
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Death Must Die is a sound piece that begins before the rising of the sun and reproduces the cycle of a day in the sacred Indian city of Varanasi, w...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2012
  • Length: 58:00
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Kill the Ego: New York recordings 2002: is an epic, a tone poem, composed from 10 years worth of intimate field recordings. These are the fragmente...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2012
  • Length: 58:00
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For the second week of November (11/13): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a tejana singer who began fronting bands at th...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
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For the fourth week of March (3/24): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a musician who was nicknamed for his lively stage ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of March (3/15): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a blues legend who also made some of the first know...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: London Calling, Credit: Francesca Panetta
Can a city retain a memory, and if so what does it sound like?

Bought by KBRP Community Radio and KUT


  • Added: Jul 08, 2012
  • Length: 25:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Here is one of the overlooked jazz pianists who, if he's lived beyond his 30-years, would rank with Early Hines and Count Basie. Very little is kn...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:01:02
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The first entry in our "A Year In Your Ear" series: "Doggie Sunglasses." The year begins with the GOP trying to outgun each other, Obama trying t...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2012
  • Length: 05:36
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Why can’t you predict the weather in a few days in advance? In this short, we explore the fundamental unknowable nature of chaotic systems. Then we...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 14:51
  • Purchases: 1
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First person narrative about unfolding events in a chaotic party house. One member of the entourage loses his wig just a little bit.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2011
  • Length: 11:30
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A lucid, non-conventional radio play--a dark and humorous piece lightly based on the industrial revolution.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2011
  • Length: 20:25
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This is a soundscape of the usually very loud and active Utica Ave in Brooklyn. This particular area of Utica Ave. is mostly populated by garages r...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2011
  • Length: 05:26
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Drunk with knowledge, and slightly scared by its implications, Sam considers how best to use her new powers. Drama serial, set in a call centre for...

  • Added: May 24, 2011
  • Length: 14:25
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Existential drama, set in a call centre for the dead. Mr Black delivers a lecture to a select group on the benefits of post-death care.

  • Added: May 24, 2011
  • Length: 14:42
Caption: Writers on Walking, Credit: Shehani Fernando
We take four authors for a walk through the borough of Hackney In London. Sean Borodale's poem Notes for an Atlas guides us through, we rise early ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 05, 2011
  • Length: 22:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Artisan coffee has reached London's district of Hackney, with trendy new cafes opening weekly. But the history of the coffee house is a long one da...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 18:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Drawings from the kids of the heinrich-Roller-Grundschule
School-To-School, Transatlantic Skype Interview

  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 11:00
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We’ll hear from Kris Prestidge. He’ll tell the story of his Finnish immigrant grandparents who settled north of Deer River, and the family reunion...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 08:36
  • Purchases: 1
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An amazing treasure chest of music, sounds and spoken word of the 20th century from around the world

  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:53
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Someone beamed the Woodstock festival into the new millenium: Woodstock Artists remixed, mashed-up and mixed with original festival speeches and at...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 13, 2010
  • Length: 01:59:26
  • Purchases: 1
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This episode looks at music as communication. In Africa drums were always used to send messages across the jungle. These same drums are now used to...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 06, 2010
  • Length: 18:08
  • Purchases: 1
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News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2010
  • Length: 08:35
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San Francisco is a centre of Noise, Industrial and experimental music. And this scene of musicians and music enthusiasts goes back in time to relea...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 23, 2010
  • Length: 04:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Through story and song, author Russell Goings has adapted his epic poem “The Children of Children Keep Coming” into an hour-long spoken word perfor...

Bought by WVIA, KFOI Radio, KUAF Public Radio, KPIP-LP, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2010
  • Length: 51:01
  • Purchases: 33