• 2013
  • 2:42
  • USA

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A Sweet Ear

By Jackie Sojico

The case for why we crave pop music as part of our musical diet. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • USA

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How Chicago Hip Hop Went Platinum

By Sophia Posnock

The unlikely story of one man's role in the rise of Chicago hip hop. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 44:04
  • USA

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American Dreamer: Sam's Story

By Dan Collison & Elizabeth Meister

American schools teach students that with hard work, they can realize their dreams. But this isn't the case for everyone. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night (for Doomed Lovers)

By Andrea Silenzi

I said this is NUTS, and he agreed. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Sweet Note

By Callie Stewart

My father expresses his long-lasting appetite for the guitar and finding that sweet note. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Sweet and Low-Down in My House

By Elena Guobyte

A documentary story of hating, loving, wanting and making sound. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2015
  • 3:00
  • US

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Who Are You and What Do You Do?

By Brendan Mattox

A short conversation about monks & music with Taraka Larsen of Prince Rama. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:31
  • USA

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Someone's Screaming Outside

By Mad Genius

Someone's Screaming Outside revisits the rainy Florida night George Zimmerman met Trayvon Martin, using only 911 calls from that evening and musical samples from YouTube videos reacting to the tragedy. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:26
  • USA

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Trees Have Full Control of Body and Mind and Are Thus Very Good Citizens

By Amy Denes

A very comic and nervous Monty Python-type exploration of the life of a tree. (more)

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  • 2012
  • USA

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Re:sound #161 The Dylan's Women Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Bob Dylan was influenced and affected by the women who were close to him, from girlfriend to wife, mentor to muse. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 8:15
  • USA

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Peggy Lee Appreciation

By Karen Michel

A huge Peggy Lee fan, producer Karen Michel has produced five features about this singer, songwriter, and arranger. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Beat Street

By Chris Sewell

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #205 The Imposter Show

By Multiple

This hour what you see, is not always what you get. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • CANADA

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Summersault featuring Lumberjockey

By Julia Grant & Scott Barber

Scott Barber aka Lumberjockey discovered at 15 that he needs to pay close attention to everything that goes into his body. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:51
  • USA

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Orange You Glad I Didn't Say Lutheran?

By Bradley Campbell

I challenged my neighbors to a good old fashioned college chant off! (more)

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  • 2005
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #27: The Remix Show

By Various producers

This hour: producers and sound artists go to the audio playground and remix to their heart’s content. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #197 The Randomness Show

By Multiple

This hour, two stories in which random events change lives forever, and a third pulled from a random cassette. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 29:13
  • USA

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Dr. Phil

By Starlee Kine

In the wake of a break-up, writer Starlee Kine finds so much comfort in break-up songs that she tries to write one herself, even though she has no musical ability whatsoever. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 8:26
  • USA

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Hard-Hearted Hannah

By Joni Murphy

Eighteen-year-old Hannah Hoose describes growing up as a part of her family's folk band, with all its healthy snacks, archetypal psychodramas, and oddly compelling songs. (more)

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