• 2001
  • 25:06
  • USA

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Tornado Prom

By Susan Burton

Susan Burton reports on Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas, a town of about 3,000. While the seniors danced, a tornado hit the town, destroying about a third of it. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 52:35
  • Australia

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Children of Sodom and Gomorrah

By Sharon Davis & Jens Jarisch

Sodom and Gomorrah is a hellish place in Accra, Ghana, where children eke out a living on a scrap heap of discarded computers that the West no longer needs. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Sweet Discoveries: One Man's Life as a Dumpster Diver

By Elizabeth Delaquess

Elizabeth goes on a walk with Andy, her former housemate, and asks him about living off of food from dumpsters. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 14:49
  • Australia

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Jarman's Garden

By Sherre DeLys

Throughout the long illness at the end of his life, fllmmaker Derek Jarman put an extraordinary amount of passion and physical labor into his uniqe and rugged garden. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 29:33
  • USA

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Rip, Rift, and Panic

By Susan Stone

Rip, Rift, and Panic weaves together stories, archival tape, and sound to create a portrait of the emotional and logistical aspects of living along an earthquake fault line. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #131: The Space Show

By Various

This hour: a one way mission to mars, a Russian cosmonaut's favorite music, the Voyager golden record, the sound of the northern lights, and more. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:09
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night (Inverse Winter)

By Sarah Bromer

In Tucson, Arizona, summer is like winter in Canada. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 7:10
  • Germany

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Snow on Plum Blossom

By Barbara Entrup & Malte Jaspersen

Japanese springtime: the motif of countless haikus and soulful pop songs, spectacular kabuki and elegant Noh plays, short stories, and novels. In Japan, spring begins in winter -- with a lot of noise. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:35
  • Canada

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Forest to Desert

By Sarah Boothroyd

An audio doodle about this phrase: "Humankind is preceded by forest, and followed by desert." Forest versus city / tree versus car / then versus now. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 4:02
  • USA

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Shattered School

By Melissa Block & Andrea Hsu

Among the victims of the powerful earthquake near Chengdu, China, are hundreds of young students who are feared dead after being trapped in the rubble of their middle school. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • ENGLAND

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The Sweet Tweet Suite

By Geoff McQueen

When your appetite is for nature and for unusual sounds then you have to go on the odd adventure... (more)

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  • 2005
  • 1:01
  • USA

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One-Minute Vacations

By Aaron Ximm

The world makes its own music, but we rarely listen with fresh ears says Aaron Ximm, sound artist, field recordist and founder of quietamerican.org. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:01
  • Canada

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That Close

By Eva Boodman

Montreal's Royal Park is the backdrop to a woman's memories and the place where she is most at home. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Family Tree

By Kyle Sweet-Chavez & Sergio Chavez

Two families share very different reasons for planting a tree when their baby is born. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 21:35
  • Canada

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The Hunter

By Dominic Girard

They say one man's trash is another man's treasure... Well, in Darren Atkinson's case, it's also his job. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 78:21
  • USA

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The Story as Walkabout

By Krissy Clark & Pejk Malinovski

Smartphones and other gadgets have detached our listening experiences from the radio, and are making another kind of attachment possible - to where the stories actually take place. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #102: The Animals Show

By Various

This hour: foxes, rabbits, snakes, whales, birds, lambs, and dogs. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:56
  • USA

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One Man's Sour is Another Man's Sweet

By Victoria Bedford & Abigail Collins

Maximus Thaler has an interesting relationship with food. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night (On the Chain)

By Aviva Hirsch

Connie Fredenberg tells the story one of her coldest experiences in Nikolski, Alaska. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:56
  • Canada

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The Big Strike!

By Sarah Bernath

When a venerable neighborhood tree is struck down its loss is felt by all the residents on the street, but sometimes nature has its reasons. (more)

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