• 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
  • 2010
  • 2:45
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 1

By Rachael Myrow

Randy Morton of Pacific Piano Supply in Chatsworth, California talks as he prepares to re-string the Myrow family Steinway. (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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  • 2004
  • 3:35
  • USA

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Seratonin Syndrome

By Ken Nordine

Ken Nordine wonders if the warning pamphlets included with many powerful prescriptions may cause some of us to suffer mild paranoia. (more)

Wordjazz
  • 2015
  • 57:27
  • USA

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Songs of the Earth

By Zack Ezor, Conor Gillies & Qainat Khan

Behold, an hour of radio packed with exquisite field recordings from all corners of the planet. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • USA

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Ligeti Was in My Apartment

By Jeffrey Letterly

What happened when Ligeti's ghost helped me create a sound piece. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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At First Blush: The Case of the Girl in the Purple Hoodie

By Erin Davis

When you ask someone an impossible question, be prepared to listen closely for your answer. (more)

Sd12_purple_davis
  • 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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  • 2005
  • 58:58
  • USA

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The Ring & I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania

By Jad Abumrad , Aaron Cohen & Elena Park

The grandeur and power of Wagner’s monumental work, The Ring Cycle, has permeated our culture to the point that “Wagnerian” is used as an adjective. (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)

Hannah_pidgey
  • 2006
  • 2:49
  • USA

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The Mime

By Cyrus Farivar & Rebeka Kouy-Ghadosh

The sounds of Turkish pop star Tarkan melds with possibly the most annoying roommate ever. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2004
  • 57:59
  • USA

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Re:sound #10: The Suitcase Show

By Various producers

This hour: a mysterious suitcase, basement bhangra, and more. (more)

Flightseries_2
  • 2009
  • 3:30
  • USA

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The Big City

By Sean Hurley

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
  • 2006
  • 2:33
  • USA

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Don't Take the Girl

By Jessica Gonzalez

Musical murder trial with a twist. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2010
  • 2:32
  • USA

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All You Need is The Wall

By Chris Sewell

Audio collage pieced together from sound effects in Pink Floyd's 1979 album "The Wall." (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)

Flightseries_1
  • 2010
  • 2:41
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Hell's Calliope)

By Hester L Fuller

Antoinette Jacobson, a sculptor from Norwich, VT, demonstrates her "pyrophone" (fire organ) on a chilly October night on the quad at Colby-Sawyer College in New London NH. (more)

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  • 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
  • 2008
  • 92:32
  • USA / UK

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Like Blackpool Went Through Rock: The Story of the Radio Ballads

By Sara Parker

Fifty years ago, folksingers Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger collaborated with BBC Radio producer Charles Parker to create an amazing body of work - the Radio Ballads. (more)

08conf
  • 2002
  • 59:07
  • USA

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Our Day Will Come

By Lex Gillespie

Our Day Will Come explores the impact of R&B on America's civil rights movement, as well as the influence of the movement on popular music. (more)

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