• 2006
  • 2:33
  • USA

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Don't Take the Girl

By Jessica Gonzalez

Musical murder trial with a twist. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2013
  • 2:40
  • USA

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Umami to the Ears

By Brittany Gervais & Victoria Bedford

Weirdo Records is a closet-sized vinyl shop in Cambridge, Massachusetts where Angela Sawyer hosts experimental music concerts, for those with a unique and unorthodox musical taste. (more)

Sd13_gervais_umami
  • 2010
  • 3:02
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (or, How to Dance in the Moonlight)

By Sam Greenspan

The Wall teaches David how to be free--and how to dance. (more)

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  • 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
  • 2009
  • 2:16
  • USA

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I've Never Lived in Chicago

By Jonathan Mitchell

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)

Shortdocs09
  • 2007
  • 6:48
  • USA

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Sweeping Statements

By Judith Sloan

Being a teenager can be really hard. Especially if you’ve flunked out of school. Or your dad has disappeared. (more)

Barbed_wire_al
  • 2015
  • 59:43
  • USA

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Re:sound #213 The Jeff & Elly Show

By Multiple

This hour, two delightfully out-of-the-ordinary musical portraits from producer Alan Hall. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 3:00
  • USA

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What do you think?

By Dave Langton

Studs Terkel put to music. (more)

Sd15_langton_what
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Reel Noise

By Derek Simons

Surreal as it may seem, this rock band became very famous. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Through the Perforated Tan Walls

By Kim Peterson

A community of music lovers share their experiences with the practice rooms at Allen Hall, a Living and Learning dorm at University of Illinois. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:48
  • France

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Pink Pong

By Daniel Martin-Borret

Louise tries to teach me singing, and Philip speaks about silence and writing. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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Chain of Missing Links - 29

By Erik Laar

A quarky upbeat piece playing with the idea of broadcasting emotions through computer screens and loving each other via satellite. (more)

Bo_missinglinks29_laar
  • 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
  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • Australia

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On the Orange Dusty Streets

By Helene Thomas

Meet Juma, a Rwandan street boy, whose dream is to become a singer, and Bosco who spends his days fixing broken plastic buckets, casserole pots, shoes, radios and umbrellas to earn a living for his family. (more)

Artworks-000020072042-egml5p-original
  • 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
  • 2006
  • 2:32
  • Germany

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. . . Cos It's Not

By Grace Yoon

Please hear what I don't say... (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 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)

Sd12_brown_kim
  • 2010
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #129: The Nerve Show

By Various

This hour: how and why we're wired for sound. A look at music and the brain. (more)

Mr_pipo_eeg2
  • 2013
  • 5:14
  • CANADA

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D Minor: The Ice Queen

By Paolo Pietropaolo & Denise Ball

If D minor were a person, who would she be? (more)

Icequeen
  • 2015
  • 26:29
  • Denmark

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A Portrait of Horace Parlan

By Rikke Houd

For years, Horace Parlan played jazz with some of the biggest names, including Charles Mingus and Archie Shepp. Now, at 84, his long piano fingers are stiff, and he lives in a nursing home outside of Copenhagen. (more)

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