• 2005
  • 89:47
  • USA

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Sounds Loved and Sounds Lost

By Aaron Ximm

This session is: 1) A brief survey of field recording by that and other names, with an emphasis on non-pragmatic applications of recording technology such as musique concrete (last century) and phonography (this one); (more)

Aaronx_pidgey
  • 2011
  • 13:31
  • Canada

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Signal to Noise

By Paolo Pietropaolo

What happens when you work with sound everyday -- listening to it, recording it, manipulating it -- and then one day, one of those sounds sticks around for good? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:01
  • Scotland

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I Didn't Know That - 7

By Rowan D G Corkill

A first- hand account of a strange event overheard on a bus. (more)

Bo_didn_tknow7_corkill_smaller
  • 2012
  • 2:20
  • Spain

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Blue Radio Day 2012

By Chuse Fernandez

Children voices calling to radio days. (more)

Sd12_blue_fernandez
  • 2012
  • 2:58
  • Australia

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Soft Footsteps Fade to Black

By Matthew Wilmott

Soft footsteps fade to balck is abstract in relation to the conventional form of neighbours, however flashing thoughts and the path can be seen as comfort akin to the world next door. (more)

Sd12_black_wilmott
  • 2010
  • 2:54
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall - 15

By Alexander Stephens

A young man, lost in sound, finds his way through the wall. (more)

Bo_wall15_stephens
  • 2011
  • 0:00
  • Canada

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Cognitive Dissonance: Lightning in a Bottle

By Chris Trimmer

What was the earliest sound ever recorded, or "bottled"? The First Sounds (FS) project, organized by a group of audio historians, scientists, and archivists, is dedicated to exploring these pioneering sounds, and sharing them with the world. (more)

Cogdiss_phonoautograph
  • 2002
  • 12:42
  • USA

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Fez, Morocco: A Journey in Sound

By Jim Metzner

When you stroll through the maze of streets in Fez, Morocco, it's as if you are walking back in time. (more)

Camel_pidgey
  • 2012
  • 7:30
  • USA

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Out of the Blocks

By Aaron Henkin & Wendel Patrick

What does an entire city block sound like? (more)

Henkinwendel
  • 2012
  • 1:15
  • France

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ARTE Radio

By Silvain Gire

It's French. It's all online. It's pretty much Radio 2.0... (more)

Arte
  • 2010
  • 77:06
  • USA

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Audio in Space

By Tim Halbur

Producing great audio experiences becomes challenging in entirely new ways when you go beyond the stereo field, and add the dimension of actual physical space (say, a person with an iPod in Central Park.) (more)

Halbur
  • 2014
  • 6:26
  • Australia

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The Golden Room

By John Jacobs & Julie Shapiro

Dreams, black holes, a special door, a golden room... (more)

Golden
  • 2013
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #169 - The Ghosts of Vietnam Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: hauntings of war, ethereal recordings, and other ghosts of Vietnam. (more)

Vietnam
  • 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
  • 2013
  • 0:00
  • USA, CAN

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2013 ShortDocs Winners

By Sam Agee, Jenny Asarnow, Alix Blair, Kelly Jones & Mary T. Diorio Schilling

We have winners! (more)

Sd13_schilling_umami
  • 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)

Mg_cellphone
  • 2012
  • 2:04
  • USA

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#0000ff is Blue

By Chris Pollard

No music, no human voices, computers are the future. (more)

Sd12_blue_pollard
  • 2012
  • 55:12
  • USA

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

By Jad Abumrad

Drawing from radio and beyond, Jad Abumrad shares the stories, sounds, people and projects that have most inspired him over the years, and talked about some of the creative challenges he's faced (and embraced) along the way. (more)

Conf12_jad4_trimmed
  • 2010
  • 2:43
  • Finland

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Chain of Missing Links - 14

By Pauliina Motturi

A story of what might have happened that night in the dark alleyways of the dingy part of Helsinki. (more)

Bo_missinglinks14_motturi
  • 2009
  • 2:50
  • USA

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Elevated (Grand Chicago)

By Aaron Ximm

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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