• 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)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Big Bang

By David Polk

Two lousy-sounding atoms can't get along, cause the Big Bang, and disrupt present-day international harmony. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 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)

Lusitania
  • 2014
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #194 The Driving Show

By Multiple

This hour we buckle up and hit the road. (more)

Toy_car_www-flickr-com_photos_rachelpasch_5006428769
  • 2012
  • 2:20
  • USA

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Purple Purpose

By Zachary Baiel

FNSS (Friendly Neighborhood Surveillance System) delivers a report to Charles on Mrs. Smotherson, Mr. Eggerly, and Bruce & Denny. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Anthony and the Green Goats

By Jenny Ament

Anthony explains the economics of the Goat Farm. (more)

Sd12_green_ament
  • 2007
  • 0:00
  • Canada

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Sensory Deprivation Tank

By Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein's got a knack for exploring life's great (and simple) mysteries via the telephone. (more)

Wiretap_comic_pidgey
  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #131: The Space Show

By Various

This hour: a one way mission to mars, a Russian cosmonaut's favorite music, the Voyager golden record, the sound of the northern lights, and more. (more)

Space
  • 2009
  • 13:47
  • USA

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Silent Knight

By Andi McDaniel

It's hard enough drumming up public support for saving whales or spotted owls - but what about trying to preserve something less tangible in nature, like the peacefulness of a quiet forest? (more)

Gordon01
  • 2010
  • 99:15
  • USA

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The Sound and the Blurry

By Amy O'Leary

Is it true? Are photographers secretly laughing at the multimedia efforts of audio producers? (more)

Soundandblurry
  • 2004
  • 7:33
  • USA

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Geekspeak

By Pamela Z

The origins of Geekspeak lie in a 1995 artist residency Pamela Z participated in at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center. (more)

Pamelaz
  • 2008
  • 3:38
  • USA

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Debt Collector

By Roman Mars

A sci-fi melodrama about the abusive relationship between debt collector and collectee. (more)

03-02-10-debt-collection-large
  • 2003
  • 33:36
  • Australia

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The Dribble-Down Effect

By Eurydice Aroney

Blending satire, drama, and interviews, this Australian documentary portrays a not-so-distant future where robots care for children and parents agree to live apart from their families during the work week. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 98:38
  • USA

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Tales of the Tools

By Jeff Towne

New developments in both hard and software are making audio production much more affordable, flexible, and convenient. (more)

Tales_towne_dunkerly
  • 2008
  • 2:35
  • Canada

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Forest to Desert

By Sarah Boothroyd

An audio doodle about this phrase: "Humankind is preceded by forest, and followed by desert." Forest versus city / tree versus car / then versus now. (more)

Shortdocs08_winner
  • 2006
  • 58:29
  • USA

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Re:sound #39: The Radio Show

By Various producers

This hour: the strange, storied, hodgepodge history of radio. (more)

Flightseries_1
  • 2004
  • 29:00
  • USA

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Theory of Everything #3: Cell Phones

By Benjamen Walker

Your pet can now own a cell phone -- what's the world coming to? (more)

Cell
  • 2011
  • 52:35
  • Australia

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Children of Sodom and Gomorrah

By Sharon Davis & Jens Jarisch

Sodom and Gomorrah is a hellish place in Accra, Ghana, where children eke out a living on a scrap heap of discarded computers that the West no longer needs. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 71:00
  • USA

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Keyboard Audio

By Jay Allison & Elizabeth Meister

This panel, moderated by Melissa Giraud, brings together two producers (Jay Allison and Elizabeth Meister) who were among the first in public radio and audio production to bring their innovation to the Internet, for a conversation about translating radio stories onto the Web and creating new art forms altogether. (more)

Keyboard_web
  • 2006
  • 2:32
  • Canada

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Eagle 202

By Heather Kitching

The true story of Chris, who thought it would be a fun intellectual challenge to try to write a piece of air traffic control software his company had abandoned -- and what happened next. (more)

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