• 2010
  • 2:49
  • USA

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(For) A Cold Freezin Night

By Brendan Baker

Music incorporating a performance of William Safford's poem "A Story That Could Be True" with Book Odds samples. (more)

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  • 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
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #162 The Ships Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: we’ll bob from the biggest maritime disaster that you've never heard of, to a man who saved thousands of shipboard lives with a deceptively simple design. (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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  • 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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  • 2008
  • 59:29
  • USA

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Re:sound #93: The Singing Show

By Various

This hour: a Japanese blues singer, an aging opera fan, and homemade recordings of a rural children's choir. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 28:22
  • UK

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Downtown Avant Garde

By Steve Shepherd

Composer, label owner and multi-instrumentalist John Zorn is one of the most beloved (and provocative) American masters of free jazz, improvisation, and musical innovation. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 44:11
  • Norway

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If It Be Your Will: A Radio Documentary Featuring Leonard Cohen

By Kari Hesthamar

Canadian musician Leonard Cohen insists he hardly remembers anything from his past and that he lives mostly in the present. (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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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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  • 2013
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #171 - The Anonymous Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: things anonymous. (more)

Anonymity
  • 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)

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  • 2013
  • 2:50
  • USA

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Bittersweet For Left Hand Only

By Magdalen Jenne

The ways hands make us human. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:01
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Whozaphone)

By Lacy Roberts

Shelley seeks solitude with her hand-cranked whozaphone, but instead finds a friend in the Outer Limits. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #174 The American Icons Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the American Icons series from WNYC's Studio 360. (more)

Joined
  • 2012
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Duke's Street Corner Blues

By Kristina Loring

Duke, one of the many artists in the historic African American arts district of the Fillmore neighborhood, discusses his surprising first step in becoming an artist. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 4:05
  • USA

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The Books

By The Books

Paul de Jong and Nick Zammuto, otherwise known as the Books, incorporate an array of sound fragments and miniature stories into their music. (more)

Oh_newsite
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Stupidity Realized

By Nic Beery

Drummer relates previous evening's adventures with keyboard-playing brother. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall - 13

By Mia Lobel

A meditation on big changes, building walls, and breaking them down again. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 4:15
  • USA

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Misfire

By Sarah Varney & Paul Frey

Misfire is an experimental sound piece that blends 1940s Dr. Pepper radio ads, original violin music, and sounds of thirst and thirst-quenching. (more)

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