• 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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(Bon Jovi) Didn't Know That

By Steve Nelson

When up and coming pop singer Alison Scott loses the chance to open for Bon Jovi, there’s only one person who can help. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Teenaged Guitarists Tackle "El Gato Montes"

By Curie Youth Radio

Carlos Maeda and his quartet struggle with "El Gato Montes" in after-school rehearsals. Produced by Maeda for Curie Youth Radio. (more)

Pigeonplaceholder
  • 2004
  • 8:17
  • USA

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Joseph Shabalala: In His Own Words

By David Schulman & Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr

The vision for Ladysmith Black Mambazo came to Joseph Shabalala in a dream in four-part harmony. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #130: The Chicago Show

By Various

This hour: Chicago. Hogbutcher to the world, jewel of the Midwest, and everything inbetween. (more)

Dabears
  • 2010
  • 1:50
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (A Wall With You)

By Nick van der Kolk

Symphonic punk country disco. (more)

Bo_wall_withyou__vdk
  • 2008
  • 56:34
  • UK

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Like Blackpool Went Through Rock

By Sara Parker

In the late 1950s, folk musicians Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger and BBC radio producer Charles Parker joined forces on a radio endeavor unlike anything the BBC (or the world, for that matter) had heard before. (more)

Rb
  • 2013
  • 3:02
  • CANADA

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The Sweet Pursuit

By Alex Kress

It's only human to crave more than the bare essentials in life, but for these vinyl collectors the hunt has become pure addiction. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 9:58
  • Russia

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File Under Soviet Bizarre: Vyacheslav Mescherin's Orchestra of Electro-Musical Instruments

By Charles Maynes

It was the closest thing to Muzak in Russia. This is the story of the rise, fall, and sudden resurgence of the music that dominated television and radio airwaves and whose spacey sounds made it the favorite of the USSR's cosmonauts. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 22:32
  • USA

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City X

By Jonathan Mitchell

The shopping mall is a cultural and commercial phenomenon in America that most can relate to in some way or another. (more)

Cityx
  • 2013
  • 3:35
  • USA

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The Unexpected Sweetness

By Bernard Capistrano

Flowed mellow audio file that is down tempo but upbeat at the same time. (more)

Capistrano
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Her Beautiful Brown Burden

By Ashley Kim

Little did I know that my neighbor has a special gift, which I'd like to call a beautiful brown burden. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Best of the Best: The 2011 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, Hour 1

By Katie Mingle

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts this year's national broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2011 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. (more)

11_findingemilie Tcf-winner-award
  • 2013
  • 31:01
  • USA/AUS

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John Cage and the Question of Genre

By Chris Abrahams, Sherre DeLys & Rick Moody

Form dances with function in this "seriously uncompromising"* and seriously compelling piece not so much about John Cage, as of the composer, music theorist, mycologist and artist, John Cage. (more)

Quiet
  • 2004
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Re:sound #13: The Living Flag Show

By Various producers

This hour: reparations, repatriations, and the mystery of the earworm. (more)

Flightseries_3
  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • Netherlands

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Of Mice and Music

By David Swatling

Tragic kitchen incident inspires manic musings on singing mice. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2003
  • 6:57
  • USA

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The House I Live In

By Sara Fishko

The historical saga of the song The House I Live In is a study in changing times, changing values, and fickle politics. (more)

House_i_live_in_newsite
  • 2007
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #68: The Big Show Show

By Various producers

This hour: the Rockettes, the opera, congress, and other spectacles. (more)

Flightseries_4
  • 1999
  • 5:46
  • USA

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The End

By Sara Fishko

Endings in radio used to serve a purpose: they used to signal to a live audience that the time to applaud was near. But this has changed now, prompting Sara Fishko to take a look at the outdated “ending” and to piece together some favorite final moments for a Big Finish. (more)

The_end2_newsite
  • 2005
  • 81:00
  • USA

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Music: A Force for Good (and Sometimes Evil)

By Jad Abumrad

Radio makers have many techniques at their disposal for crafting each story they tell, including one in particular that gets used and abused more than any other: scoring. (more)

Jada_pidgey
  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Mouse Trap Music

By Christopher Danforth

Composer Mark Applebaum describes the creative process he uses when inventing new instruments. He calls one of them "The Mouse Trap." (more)

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